Thyroid Surgeon – VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi
Thyroid Surgeon India– Dr. R Padmakumar is an expert Thyroid Surgeon at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, and one of the few surgeons who is highly skilled in performing Endoscopic Thyroidectomy.
- He has got the World record – Branchial Cyst Endoscopic removal in the youngest age (Omani Child of 3 years)
- Endoscopic Excision of Thyroglossal Cyst – First of its kind in Kerala
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.
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.
Thyroid Surgeon India – Video Talks – Related to Endoscopic Thyroidectomy
|Animation of Endoscopic Thyroidectomy||Watch Video|
|Laparoscopic Surgery for Thyroid||Watch Video|
|Thyroid Nodules and Keyhole Thyroid Surgery - Malayalam|
October 4, 2019
|Keyhole Surgery for Thyroid Nodules||Watch Video|
|Review from a Patient||Watch Video|
|Thyroid and Endoscopic Surgery||Watch Video|
|Thyroid Nodules||Watch Video|
|Video Talk in Malayalam||Watch Video|
|Video Talk on Thyroidectomy||Watch Video|
|A talk about Thyroid by Dr.R.PadmaKumar on Asianet News||Watch Video|