Dr. R. Padmakumar was unanimously elected as the new chairman by the General Body conducted on 28th April, 2019, at the annual state conference of Association of Surgeons of India Kerala Chapter (KASICON 2019) .
KASICON 2019 was conducted at MES Medical College Perinthalmanna from 26 to 28 April 2019. More than 400 Surgeons from all across Kerala participated in this Continuing Medical Education Programme.
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Dr. R. Padmakumar is the Head of the Department of Minimally Invasive Surgeries at VPS Lakeshore Hospital and the director of Keyhole Clinic and Verwandeln Institute. He has got more than 24 years of hands-on experience in Laparoscopic Surgery across major hospitals in India and has completed more than 6000 cases of Laparoscopic Hernia surgery.
Singapore July 24, 2017: Dr. R. Padmakumar, Senior Consultant Laparoscopic Surgeon, Kochi was recently presented the Award for Excellence in Laparoscopy at the 2nd Icons of Healthcare Summit & Awards in Singapore on July 21, 2017.
Dr. R. Padamakumar has undergone training from prestigious institutions – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai, andTata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, after MBBS from Medical College, Alleppey. Has very good patient numbers treated from world over (at Dubai and India) so far from 28 countries.
He is one of the unique surgeon in the world who has performed Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery, Thoracoscopy, and Bariatric surgeries with equal ease and excellent outcome. He was also invited as international visiting specialist surgeon to perform Endoscopic Thyroid surgeries at the prestigious Dubai Hospital by the Dubai Health Authority, a rare honor for a surgeon.
Dr. Padmakumar was selected in the list of “100 most powerful Indians in the Gulf”, among 40 lakh Indians, holding 28th position for the professional excellence and commitment in obesity and diabetes surgery in 2012.
He was also invited as faculty on Obesity Surgery and Laparoscopic Hernia at IASGO 2012 (The 22nd World Congress of the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists, and Oncologists) held at Bangkok, Thailand.
An FRCS from Royal College of Surgeons – Glasgow, Dr Padmakumar has performed more than 6000 hernia surgeries laparoscopically and has trained more than 200 surgeons in the procedure. He is also the first to start diabetic surgery in the state for non-obese category (5th in the world) and perform scarless bariatric surgery with abdominoplasty.
Dr. R. Padmakumar was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons for his substantial contribution to the speciality. He received the award from RCPS (Glasgow) president Dr. Frank Dunn at a convocation in Glasgow UK on 25th November 2015.
Dr. Padmakumar’s articles and innovative techniques published in International Journals, the lectures and workshops at various International conferences, his large patient group across 28 countries and surgical education programmes contributed to this rare honour.
Dr R. Padmakumar was chosen as NATIONAL PRESIDENT of INDIAN HERNIA SOCIETY (IHS) during the 8th National Conference of IHS at AIIMS New Delhi on 5th March 2016
Dr. R. Padmakumar being awarded the First Prof. M. L. Dathan Memorial Endowment Lecture of ASI at Annual CME Calicut, September 27, 2015.
Topic: Laparoscopic Colorectal surgery without Colostomy
Dr. R. Padmakumar receiving award from the International Association of Lions Club