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A specialist in obesity and diabetes, Dr. R. Padmakumar is presently exerting his considerable intelligence in a bid to help alleviate lifestyle diseases in the Gulf. Dr. Padmakumar is the first surgeon to win approval from the UAE’s Ministry of Health to conduct keyhole excess fat removal surgery.
Given the prevalence of diabetes in the Gulf – with some estimates claiming that the disease accounts for some 40 percent of the UAE’s healthcare budget alone – Dr. Padmakumar’s techniques could make the difference for hundreds of patients in the region. He received his training in laparoscopy and cancer surgery from prestigious institutions including the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, TATA Memorial Hospital, Mumbai andApollo Cancer Hospital , Chennai.
About Dr. R. Padmakumar
Dr. R. Padmakumar is one of the Best Hernia Surgeon in India. He has been changing lives through Keyhole Surgery. He has got more than 30 years of hands-on experience in laparoscopic Surgery in major hospitals across India and has completed more than 7000 cases of Laparoscopic Hernia Surgeries. Dr. Padmakumar has trained more than 300 surgeons from all over the world the art of laparoscopic surgery especially Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery. Dr. Padmakumar is also hailed as one of the Best Bariatric Surgeon in India & UAE. He is renowned for new and improved treatment techniques and the first in the World to perform Scarless Bariatric Surgery with Tummy Tuck / Abdominoplasty. He is also one of the very few thyroid surgeons in India doing Endoscopic Thyroidectomy (scarless thyroid surgery).