Dr. R. Padmakumar
Laparoscopic & Obesity Surgeon

Testimonials – Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

GOOGLE REVIEW Had an endoscopic Thyroidectomy surgery done by doctor Padmakumar. Really happy with how things worked out so well. Had to face no worries at all during or after the procedure. Really grateful to doctor and the team. Remmy Jose View in Google GOOGLE REVIEW Dr Padmakumar is one of the brilliant doctor l have […]


MISCON 2020 – First Ever Multicenter Live Surgery Workshop

E-MISCON - Organizing Chairman Dr. R. Padmakumar

Even as the pandemic has brought to a halt medical education programmes and surgical training workshops all across the globe, a team of doctors in Kochi organized a conference complete with orations, live surgeries and convocations using an e-platform. News in Unique Times   The New Indian Express   Malayalam News The conference was organized […]


Laparoscopic Surgeon with Excellence – UNIQUE TIMES

Laparoscopic Surgeon with Excellence - UNIQUE TIMES

He is a source of comfort not only to patients in Kerala, but also to patients in the GCC countries. He is the fifth person in the world and the first person in the Gulf countries and Kerala to conduct a surgery to surgically resolve the condition of diabetes under the non-obesity category. He is […]



  Vitamin D deficiency – Surgeon’s Perspective: Dr R Padmakumar et al.   Laparoscopic Hernia Repair – How to Learn at Ease   Successful bowel surgery in patient with hemoglobin 2 g/dL without blood transfusion   “PK Band” in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair   Endoscopic Ectopic Thyroidectomy   Management of polycythemia vera by endoscopic parathyroidectomy   Total endoscopic excision of branchial cyst in […]


Dr. R. Padmakumar in UNIQUE TIMES

Best Bariatric Surgeon Kerala

Congratulations Dr R Padmakumar for being recognised for his contribution and dedication in the field of laparoscopic surgeries by the famous UNIQUE magazine.


“PK Band” in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

PK Band in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

Ramakrishnapillai, P., Gupta, S., Pai, M. et al. “PK Band” in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair. Indian J Surg (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-020-02088-z Abstract Laparoscopic inguinal anatomy detail is different from that is necessary for open hernia surgery. ‘PK Band’ is a condensation of areolar tissue lateral to inferior epigastric vessels on either side. It extends fromarcuate line to apex of triangle of […]


Obesity Clinic inaugurated at VPS Lakeshore Hospital

VPS Lakeshore Obesity Clinic inauguration

VPS Lakeshore hospital launched Lakeshore Obesity Clinic, a dedicated and comprehensive weight loss clinic. Famous Music Director Deepak Dev, Actress Aparna Balamurali, VPS Lakeshore CEO S K Abdulla and the LOC team together unveiled the LOC logo. VPS Lakeshore Obesity Clinic was inaugurated at March 4. The clinic, which aims to provide a holistic solution […]


Inguinal Anatomy with Peritoneum Incised

Previous Page – Inguinal Anatomy with Peritoneum Intact After the peritoneum is dissected away, six additional structures need to be identified. They are Pubic Crest: It helps in getting orientation. Beware of small veins overlying. If they bleed entire vision gets spoiled. Iliopubic Tract: The iliopubic tract is a thick fibrous white tract which runs […]


Inguinal Anatomy with Peritoneum Intact

Anatomy of Inguinal Region – Previous Page With the introduction of the laparoscope into the abdomen, five important landmarks can be identified in the infra-umbilical region. Inferior epigastric vessels Medial umbilical ligament Spermatic vessels Vas deferens Trapezoid of disaster Inguinal Anatomy with Peritoneum Intact Inferior epigastric vessels The inferior epigastric artery is prominently visualized during […]


Inguinal Region – Anatomy, Part 2

Anatomy of Inguinal Region

Anatomy of Inguinal Region – Previous Page Transversalis Fascia (of Gallaudet) This fascia is a two layered structure (bilaminar). The anterior layer is adherent to the rectus abdominis muscle. The posterior layer lies in between the anterior layer and the peritoneum. It divides this space into an anterior (vascular space) and a posterior (Space of […]


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