Dr. R. Padmakumar
Laparoscopic & Obesity Surgeon

Bariatric Surgery

Laparoscopic Gastroplasty

Laparoscopic Gastroplasty is a procedure to reduce the size of the stomach using stitches through keyhole surgery. Laparoscopic Gastroplasty in Kerala, India, is performed by Dr. R. Padmakumar and Team.

What is Gastroplasty? Gastroplasty is a surgical procedure performed to decrease the size of the stomach.  This is another procedure that can be performed to reduce weight in obese patients.  In this procedure, the size of the stomach is reduced using stitches by about 60-70% of the existing size.    Gastroplasty aids in reducing weight as […]

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Tummy Tuck Surgery – Abdominoplasty

Tummy Tuck Treatment in Kochi, Kerala. tummy Tuck is also known as abdominoplasty. Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure which is performed to remove excess belly fat and skin from the abdomen

Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty is a surgical procedure which is performed to remove excess belly fat and skin from the abdomen and to tighten the abdominal wall muscle and fascia. Hanging abdomen with an apron is unsightly and uncomfortable for any woman. Not able to wear the dress of their choice is so depressing to […]

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Best Bariatric Surgeon in India – Dr R Padmakumar

Best Bariatric Surgeon India

Best Bariatric Surgeon in India- Dr. R. Padmakumar is Sr. Consultant Laparoscopic and Obesity Surgeon, Chairman and Managing Director of Keyhole Clinic (multispeciality), Head of Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery at VPS Lakeshore Hospital. Dr. Padmakumar is hailed as a leading Bariatric Surgeon in India & UAE. He is renowned for new and improved treatment techniques and the […]

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Bariatric Surgery | 3 Types of Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery or Bariatrics is the branch of medicine dealing with the study of obesity, the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. The Greek word Baro means heavy or large. Diet, exercise, anti-obesity drugs, behavioral therapy are first line treatments of obesity, but success is limited in people with severe obesity. Bariatric Operation or Weight […]

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Bariatric Surgery Testimonial Videos – Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery

Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery

I had undergone Bariatric Surgery under Dr. Padmakumar on December 4, 2018. I was 85 Kg, had high cholesterol, had pain in my legs, had trouble walking, and was troubled emotionally and physically due to my weight problem. I got the contact number of Dr. Padmakumar from my friend and underwent Bariatric Surgery. I had […]

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Obesity and Infertility – Does obesity affect pregnancy?

Obesity and Infertility: Obesity is a life-long, progressive, life-threatening, genetically-related, multi-factorial disease of excess fat storage. BMI (Body Mass Index) = Weight in Kg / Height in M2. For Asian populations, classifications remain the same as the international classification, but public health action points for interventions are set at 23, 27.5, 32.5 and 37.517. Obesity […]

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Weight Loss Treatment – Newer Modalities of Treatment for Obesity

Weight Loss Treatment : It will be a wish of everybody to have an attractive body figure. There was a time when majority were running around to find ways to increase body weight but today great majority are depending on various methods and advertisements modalities for reducing body weight. It is very happy to know […]

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Intragastric Balloon or Gastric Balloon Placement for Weight Loss

Intragastric Balloon Placement is placing a deflated balloon in the stomach using endoscopy and then filling it to decrease the amount of intragastric space. It can be left in the stomach for a period of 6 months and results in average weight loss of 10-15 kg in half a year. It may be used in […]

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Bypass Procedures for Weight Loss

These are malabsorptive procedures. In this the stomach is connected to a distal part of the intestine so that the absorption is reduced and thus causing weight reduction. There is good weight loss and resolution of metabolic syndrome to great extent. It is less preferred due to shunting of food (dumping syndrome) and some vitamin […]

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Weight Loss (> 30 BMI Patients)

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy - the stomach is reduced to about 15% of the original size of the stomach by removing a large portion of the stomach along the greater curvature. Sleeve Gastrectomy helps in reducing weight

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 by removing a large portion of the stomach along the greater curvature. The portions of stomach which secretes Ghrelin (hormone which increase appetite and cholesterol) and acid (which […]

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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

www.keyholeclinic.in