AWRCON Kerala 2019 was held on May 12, 2019 in association with ASI Kerala chapter at Trivandrum. This was the First State Conference on Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Dr. R. Padmakumar chaired one session during the event and gave the ASI chairman‘s falicitation speech during inauguration. Dr. Padmakumar also gave lecture on Bariatric surgery with hernia repair as faculty.
Dr. R. Padmakumar is Sr. Consultant Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgeon of Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Head of Department, General & Lap. Surgery at VPS Lakeshore Hospital and also the Managing Director of Keyhole Clinic – Center for Obesity and Laparoscopic Surgery. He has been changing lives through Keyhole Surgery. Dr. Padmakumar is also renowned for new and improved treatment techniques and hailed as the leading Obesity Surgeon in India & UAE.
First in the World to perform SCARLESS BARIATRIC SURGERY with Abdominoplasty
First to start Diabetes mellitus surgery in the state for non-obese category (5th in the world).
Bariatric and Diabetes Surgery – Professional Excellence Awards
Dr. R Padmakumar was awarded Indywood Medical Excellence Award for Professional Excellence in Obesity (Bariatric Surgery) & Diabetes Surgery 2018.
Selected in the list of “100 most powerful Indians in the Gulf” ,among 40 lakhs Indians, holding 28th position for the professional excellence and commitment in obesity and diabetes surgery in 2012.
Bariatric Surgery Faculty
Dr. Padmakumar is a regularly invited faculty on Bariatric Surgery in various National and International Conferences.
- Dr. Padmakumar as faculty at Twin Theme Conference & workshop on Hernia & Bariatric Surgery
- Bariatric and Diabetic Surgery Faculty at KASICON 2019
- Dr. Padmakumar was the invited specialist speaker to present topic on Sleeve Gastrectomy (for Obesity) and Colorectal cancer surgery at the IASGO 2013 (The 23nd World Congress) to be held at Bucharest, Romania.
- Invited as speaker on diabetes surgery in the National conference of Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Conference – BSMC 2013 (Bariatric Surgery Master Class) held in Pune (January 2013).
Bariatric Surgery – Related Medical Publications by Dr. R. Padmakumar
- Efficacy of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in Type 2 Diabetes even with BMI less than 35: A Retrospective Study. Read Article…
- Effectiveness of Minimally Invasive Hybrid Surgery for Ileal Interposition (MIHSII) for the Resolution of Type 2 Diabetes. Read Article…
Video Talks by Dr. R. Padmakumar on Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric Surgery Patient Reviews and Gallery
Indywood Medical Excellence Awards honoured Renowned healthcare practitioners and organisations at Hyderabad
04.12.2018, Hyderabad, India: The prestigious Indywood Medical Excellence Awards 2018 concluded successfully at HITEX, Hyderabad on 4th December 2018. The award was organised to recognize and felicitate healthcare practitioners and organisations for their relentless services to the society. The esteemed Award Presenter for the event were Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Qahtani from Saudi Arabia (was with Saudi Aramco) and Mr Ravindra Arora, President of Bharat Cine and TV Writer & TV Writer Association. He is also the Committee Member (Dada SahebPhalke Academy, Western India Film Producers Association)
Recognizing the contributions, outstanding services and accomplishments spanning through a career in healthcare, Indywood Medical Excellence Award was bestowed upon the talented minds in the industry. Dr. R Padmakumar was awarded for Professional Excellence in Obesity (Bariatric Surgery) & Diabetes Surgery.
Bariatric Surgery is effective in reducing 50 to 85% of excess body weight. Most of the medical co-morbidities also improves or resolves along with the weight loss. Benefits include Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus resolution, improvement of hypertension and high cholesterol, resolution of obstructive sleep apnea, etc.
Bariatric surgery is performed to restrict the intake of food or to reduce absorption of food from stomach and intestine. Thus this procedure results in overall body weight reduction and helps improve associated medical disorders that result from excess body weight.
Before Bariatric Surgery
After Bariatric Surgery
Dr. R. Padmakumar as faculty at conference/workshop held by GEM Hospital and Research Center, Thrissur, on April 6 and 7, 2019. Dr. Padmakumar spoke on the topic of “Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: Options”. As part of continuing medical education programme and campaign towards excellence in Minimal Access Surgery, this conference was conducted as a Twin Theme Conference/Workshop on Hernia and Bariatric Surgery on April 6th and 7th 2019 and held at Lulu Convention Centre Thrissur.Continue reading