Dr. R. Padmakumar
Laparoscopic & Obesity Surgeon

Thyroid Surgeon India – VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi

Thyroid Surgeon India– Dr. R Padmakumar is an expert Thyroid Surgeon India at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, and one of the few surgeons who is highly skilled in performing Endoscopic Thyroidectomy.

Dr. R. Padmakumar was invited by the Government Hospital in Dubai for endoscopic thyroid surgeries. Generally, these invitations as International visiting doctors to operate in Dubai Hospital is extended to reputed surgeons from US, UK, Germany, etc, but usually inviting doctors from India is very rare. Dr. Padmakumar was invited directly by Dubai Health Authority.

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Dr. R. Padmakumar performs various Endoscopic Neck Surgeries.

  • Endoscopic Total Thyroidetomy.
    In Endoscopic Total Thyroidectomy the entire thyroid gland is removed endoscopically. Thyroidectomy is usually performed when there is suspicious thyroid nodules or in case of thyroid cancer or large goiter.
  • Endoscopic Hemi Thyroidectomy.
    In Hemithyroidectomy, half of the thyroid gland is removed.
  • Endoscopic Parathyroid Surgery.
    Parathyroid glands are four tiny glands that is located just behind the thyroid gland. They control the body’s calcium levels. Removal of parathyroid glands become necessary in case of parathyroid tumor or overactive parathyroid glands.
  • Endoscopic Neck dissection / Lymphadenectomy.
    Lymphadenectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or more lymph nodes.
  • Endoscopic Thyroglossal Cyst Excision.
    Thyroglossal cyst is an irregular neck mass or a fluid filled pocket which lies in the front part of the neck, usually above the voice box.
  • Endoscopic Salivary Gland Excision.
    Salivary glands are endocrine glands that produce saliva. There are three major salivary glands that are paired, parotid, submandibular, and sublingual.
  • Endoscopic Neck Lipoma Excision.
    Lipomas are lumps under the skin that occurs because of overgrowth of fat cells. These are usually considered benign tumors. It becomes necessary to remove lipomas in case it causes pain or other complications or symptoms.
  • Endoscopic excision of Branchial Cyst.
    Branchial cyst or branchial cleft cyst is a lump that develops on one or both sides of a child’s neck. It is a type of birth defect.
  • Endoscopic assisted excision of Ectopic Goiter.

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After Endoscopic Thyroidectomy review by Patient

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Thyroid Surgeon India – Video Talks – Related to Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

Animation of Endoscopic ThyroidectomyWatch Video
Laparoscopic Surgery for Thyroid Watch Video
Thyroid Nodules and Keyhole Thyroid Surgery - Malayalam
October 4, 2019
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Keyhole Surgery for Thyroid NodulesWatch Video
Review from a PatientWatch Video
Thyroid and Endoscopic SurgeryWatch Video
Thyroid NodulesWatch Video
Video Talk in MalayalamWatch Video
Video Talk on ThyroidectomyWatch Video
A talk about Thyroid by Dr.R.PadmaKumar on Asianet NewsWatch Video

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