Dr. R. Padmakumar
Laparoscopic & Obesity Surgeon

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Hiatus Hernia – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosing, Treatment

Hiatus Hernia Treatment in India

A hiatus hernia is a condition developed when the upper part of the stomach bulges through an opening in the diaphragm. The diaphragm is a muscle that separates the abdomen and chest. It has a small opening through which the food tube passes and connecting to the stomach. In a hiatus hernia, the stomach pushes […]

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Inguinal Hernia – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

What is Inguinal Hernia? The inguinal canal is a short passage that is about four to six centimeters in length located just above the inguinal ligament and extends medially and inferiorly through the inferior part of the abdominal wall. Structures pass from the abdominal wall to the external genitalia through this canal. In men, the […]

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Type 2 Diabetes Surgery

Diabetes Surgery

Type 2 Diabetes Surgery – Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a common disease associated with numerous complications. Obesity is the leading cause of the increased incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in both developed and developing countries. Obesity and overweight have in the last decade become a global problem – according to the World […]

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Bariatric Surgery – Videos

Reviews from Patients

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Services

Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Bariatric Surgery Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery Diabetes Surgery Intragastric Balloon for Weight Loss Gallbladder Removal Abdominoplasty/ Tummy Tuck Anal Fissures

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Hyperhidrosis – Laparoscopic Lumbar Sympathectomy – a case report

Hyperhidrosis - Excessive Sweating

Hyperhidrosis is sweating in excess than that is required for normal thermoregulation. It begins in either childhood or adolescence. Although any site on the body can be affected by hyperhidrosis, the sites most commonly affected are the palms, soles, and axillae. Hyperhidrosis exists in 3 forms: Emotionally induced hyperhidrosis (in which it affects the palms, soles, and axillae,

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Thyroglossal Cyst Excision

Thyroglossal Cyst - Sistrunk Procedure through Keyhole incisions. Endoscopic Excision of Thyroglossal Cyst, First of its kind in Kerala was performed by Dr. R. Padmkumar and team.

What is a Thyroglossal Cyst? Thyroglossal cyst is a congenital cyst with upper attachment to root of tongue and lower attachment to thyroid gland. It is situated above the thyroid cartilage (the Adam’s apple). Generally, it is removed by a large cut in the neck which leads to an unsightly scar which is uncomfortable for the […]

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Pheochromocytoma Surgery – Rare Adrenal Surgery

Said Ahmad Said Al Hadidi, a 12-year-old Omani boy, presented to KIMS Cochin with severe hypertension and resultant cardiac issues. He was found on evaluation to have large tumours of the adrenal gland bilaterally. These tumours called Pheochromocytoma are rare in children, especially bilateral tumors can be very rare. The boy’s blood pressure was temporarily controlled with […]

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Liposarcoma

Liposarcoma is a rare type of cancer and starts in the fat cells. Under a microscope, it resembles fat cells. It is considered to be a type of soft tissue sarcoma. Liposarcoma can affect the fat cells in any body part, but mostly occurs in the limb muscles or in the abdomen. Symptoms of Liposarcoma […]

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Contact Details

Dr. R. Padmakumar
MBBS, DNB, MNAMS, DipALS, FAIS, FIMSA, FCLS, FRCS (GL)
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)

Website Dr. R. Padmakumar - www.drrpadmakumar.com


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

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