Dr. R. Padmakumar
Laparoscopic & Obesity Surgeon

Cancer Surgical Treatment

Cancer Surgical Treatment in Kochi

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, soft tissue tumors 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.

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 Treatment Kochi
  • Endoscopic Total Thyroidectomy
  • Lymphadenectomy for Thyroid Cancer without neck cut or neck scar.
  • Endoscopic Radical neck dissection
  • Parathyroid tumours – removal by endoscopic method
Stomach Cancer Surgery in Kochi
  • Keyhole surgery for cancer stomach
  • Stapler anastomosis to promote perfect healing
  • Early resumption of activities without prolonged rest
Colon Cancer Surgery in Kochi
  • Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal resection (APR)
  • Anterior Resection without colostomy

– Avoids major trouble for patient for taking care of stoma

– Avoids Ressurgery

Advantages of Laparoscopic Surgery

  • 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 conservation surgery

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

Soft Tissue Tumors

Contact Details

Dr. R. Padmakumar
Senior Consultant Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgeon &
Director - Verwandeln Institute (Transforming Lives)
CMD - Keyhole Clinic, Metro Pillar no. 448, Edappally, Kochi, Kerala, India
HOD - VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Maradu, Kochi, Kerala, India
(Specialist in Laparoscopy, Hernia, Cancer, Obesity Surgery or Bariatric Surgery, Diabetes Surgery, Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery, Thoracoscopy, Intragastric Balloon)
Mobile: +919447230370, +919846320370
Email: drrpadmakumar@gmail.com

Past Chairman, Association of Surgeons of India - Kerala Chapter, 2019 - 2020
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

Keyhole Clinic - Center for Obesity and Laparoscopy
Keyhole Clinic - Center for Obesity and Laparoscopy

Metro Pillar No. 448, Edappally, Kochi
Tel: 9847296357 / +919645222401