Video Consultation Book Appointment

Cancer Surgical Treatment

Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, VPS Lakeshore Hospital, headed by Dr. R. Padmakumar, offers comprehensive surgical care of a variety of cancers including, stomach cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, chest cancer, etc.

The Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) has an efficient team with vast experience in laparoscopic surgeries. Dr. R. Padmakumar is one of the few surgeons in the world performing keyhole surgery for Thyroid Cancer and has the world record of performing endoscopic removal of Branchial Cyst in the youngest age (Omani Child of 3 years) and endoscopic excision of thyroglossal cyst, which is first of its kind in kerala.

Cancer (also known as malignancy) is a group of diseases, which is caused due to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells in the body. These abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and invade the adjacent parts of the body. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. Some of the common types of cancer include breast cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, etc…

The treatment for cancer typically includes chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or surgery.

Thyroid Cancer

Endoscopic Total Thyroidectomy
Lymphadenectomy without neck cut or neck scar.

Stomach Cancer

Keyhole surgery for cancer stomach
Stapler anastomosis to promote perfect healing
Early resumption of activities without prolonged rest

Colon Cancer

Anterior Resection without colostomy
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal resection (APR)

Avoids major trouble for patient for taking care of stoma
Avoids Ressurgery
Avoids abstinence from work
Helping early initiation of adjuvent therapy (chemotherapy, radiotherapy)
Avoids wound related problems like pain, infection and hernia
Better cancer clearance
Better lymph node clearance
Reduced recurrence.
Significantly improve quality of life

Breast Cancer Surgery

Breast conservation surgery

Thoracoscopy for Chest Cancer

Significantly reduced pain
Avoids major thoracotomy
Maximum preservation of lung tissue.

Related Topics

Contact Details

Dr. R. Padmakumar
Senior Consultant Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgeon &
Director - Verwandeln Institute (Transforming Lives)
(Specialist in Laparoscopy, Hernia, Cancer, Obesity Surgery or Bariatric Surgery, Diabetes Surgery, Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery, Thoracoscopy, Intragastric Balloon)
Keyhole Clinic, Thammanam Road, Plarivattom, Kochi, Kerala, India
VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Maradu, Kochi, Kerala, India
VSM Hospital, Mavelikkara, Kerala, Kochi, India
Chairman - Association of Surgeons of India, Kerala Chapter


Keyhole Clinic - Center for Obesity and Laparoscopy

Palarivattom, Kochi, Kerala

VPS Lakeshore Hospital

Maradu, Kochi, Kerala

Mobile: +919447230370, +919846320370
Email: [email protected]


Chairman, Association of Surgeons of India - Kerala Chapter
National President - Indian Hernia Society (2016)
GC Member, Association of Surgeons of India (2013 - 2018)
Vice President- Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India
Jt. Secretary - Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons (2016)
Founder Member, Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society Of India
Founder Member, Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
International Faculty of IASGO on Hernia and Diabetic Surgery
International Faculty of IFSO on Diabetic Surgery
Associate Editor : Diabetes and Obesity International Journal