Bariatric Surgeon Kerala

Dr. R. Padmakumar is Sr. Consultant Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgeon of Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Head of Department, General & Lap. Surgery at VPS Lakeshore Hospital and also the Managing Director of Keyhole Clinic – Center for Obesity and Laparoscopic Surgery. He has been changing lives through Keyhole Surgery. Dr. Padmakumar is also renowned for new and improved treatment techniques and hailed as the leading Obesity Surgeon in India & UAE.

First in the World to perform SCARLESS BARIATRIC SURGERY with Abdominoplasty

First to start Diabetes mellitus surgery in the state for non-obese category (5th in the world).

Bariatric and Diabetes Surgery – Professional Excellence Awards

Dr. R Padmakumar was awarded Indywood Medical Excellence Award for Professional Excellence in Obesity (Bariatric Surgery) & Diabetes Surgery 2018.

Excellent Bariatric Surgeon Award
Excellence in Bariatric Surgery Award

Selected in the list of “100 most powerful Indians in the Gulf” ,among 40 lakhs Indians, holding 28th position for the professional excellence and commitment in obesity and diabetes surgery in 2012.

Excellence Obesity or Bariatric and Diabetes Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Faculty

Dr. Padmakumar is a regularly invited faculty on Bariatric Surgery in various National and International Conferences.

Bariatric Surgery – Related Medical Publications by Dr. R. Padmakumar

  • Efficacy of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in Type 2 Diabetes even with BMI less than 35: A Retrospective Study. Read Article…
  • Effectiveness of Minimally Invasive Hybrid Surgery for Ileal Interposition (MIHSII) for the Resolution of Type 2 Diabetes. Read Article…

Video Talks by Dr. R. Padmakumar on Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Patient Reviews and Gallery


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Review after Bariatric Surgery

Dear doctor,  By god’s grace everything is ok now. Before the surgery I was 107 kg now it’s 79. Thank you very much for that. I changed all my food habits nowadays I eat only egg and milk in the morning. Some soup or oats related meals for lunch and dinner. I tried to eat […]

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Weight Loss Surgery in Kerala at VPS Lakeshore Hospital

Weight Loss Surgery in Kerala is performed regularly at VPS Lakeshore Hospital by team led by Dr. R. Padmakumar. Dr. Padmakumar is hailed as the leading Obesity / Bariatric Surgeon in India and UAE. He received Indywood Medical Excellence Award in 2018 for “Professional Excellence in Obesity and Diabetes Surgery“. What is Bariatric Surgery? Bariatric […]

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Obesity and Infertility – Does obesity affect pregnancy?

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Weight Loss Treatment – Newer Modalities of Treatment for Obesity

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Intragastric Balloon or Gastric Balloon Placement for Weight Loss

Intragastric Balloon Placement is placing a deflated balloon in the stomach using endoscopy and then filling it to decrease the amount of intragastric space. It can be left in the stomach for a period of 6 months and results in average weight loss of 10-15 kg in half a year. It may be used in […]

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