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BARIATRIC SURGERY

Bariatric Surgery deals with the study of obesity, the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric Surgery or Weight Loss Surgery is considered in people struggling with severe obesity.

LAPAROSCOPIC SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is a surgical procedure for weight loss. In this procedure, the stomach is reduced to about 15% of the original size of the stomach

ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS

Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass is another surgical procedure for weight loss. In this procedure, the stomach is connected to a distal part of the intestine. This aids in weight reduction.

INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON PLACEMENT

This is a non-surgical weight loss procedure. A deflated balloon is inserted into the stomach using endoscopy, filled, and left in the stomach for a period of 6 months resulting in weight loss.

TYPE 2 DIABETES SURGERY

Obesity is the leading cause of the increased incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in both developed and developing countries. It is a common disease associated with numerous complications. Learn more about Diabetes Surgery

Scarless Thyroid Surgery

Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery is a scarless thyroid surgery procedure in which the thyroid surgery is carried out endoscopically via small incisions made near the axilla. The whole thyroid or part of the thyroid can be removed endoscopically.

Endoscopic Assisted Robotic Thyroidectomy

In this procedure, thyroidectomy or thyroid removal surgery is carried out endoscopically and the procedure is performed assisted by use of Robots.

Open Thyroidectomy

Open thyroidectomy is performed by creating a lateral incision at the neck and removing the thyroid gland through the incision. Because of the scar created at the neck, endoscopic thyroidectomy is more preferred.

Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

Endoscopic thyroidectomy is also called Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Thyroidectomy. It is a new surgical technique which allows the surgeon to perform thyroid surgery through a small skin incision. In endoscopic thyroidectomy, very small incisions are made in the axilla. A video camera helps in providing magnified vision of the structures and comfortable dissection. This technique

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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery deals with the study of obesity, the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric Surgery or Weight Loss Surgery is considered in people struggling with severe obesity.

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Intragastric Balloon

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

In Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery, an instrument called a laparoscope is used by the surgeon for performing the surgery. Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery has the advantage that the recovery time is less as the surgery is performed through a Keyhole incision. Postoperative pain is also much reduced.

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Inguinal Hernia Hiatal Hernia Femoral Hernia Obturator Hernia Ventral Hernia

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. By keyhole surgery the stomach size is brought down hence excess food intake will be reduced and gastric emptying is accelerated.

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Tummy Tuck / Abdominoplasty

Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty is performed to remove excess abdominal fat and skin to tighten the abdominal wall muscle and fascia.

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Testimonials

I had a minimally invasive thyroid surgery (Endoscopic Total Thyroidectomy) with no pain and with minimum discomfort. I was up and about hours after my operation. I would happily recommend Dr R. Padmakumar at every opportunity I get.

-Hazel Fernandes/
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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)
(Specialist in Laparoscopy, Hernia, Cancer, Obesity Surgery or Bariatric Surgery, Diabetes Surgery, Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery, Thoracoscopy, Intragastric Balloon)
Keyhole Clinic, Metro Pillar no. 448, Edappally, Kochi, Kerala, India
VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Maradu, Kochi, Kerala, India
Past Chairman - Association of Surgeons of India, Kerala Chapter, 2019-2020

Address

Keyhole Clinic - Center for Obesity and Laparoscopy

Metro Pillar no. 448, Edappally, Kochi, Kerala, India

VPS Lakeshore Hospital

Maradu, Kochi, Kerala


Mobile: +919447230370, +919846320370
Email: [email protected]

Website:
www.drrpadmakumar.com

Past Chairman, Association of Surgeons of India - Kerala Chapter
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