Doctor: Dr. R. Padmakumar

Dr. R. Padmakumar

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laparoscopic surgeon | Kochi | India
MBBS, DNB, MNAMS | 23 years Years of Experiences

VPS Lakeshore multi-specialty hospital

  • Dr. R. Padmakumar is a well-regarded expert in Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgery, boasting more than 23 years of hands-on experience. He is known for his mastery of advanced surgical methods.
  • Dr. R. Padmakumar Remaines at the forefront of medical advancements and he is also acknowledged as a leading Obesity Surgeon in India and the UAE, highlighting his dedication to delivering top-notch surgical services.
  • Dr. R. Padmakumar demonstrates his skill and vast expertise in this particular field With a track record of over 6,000 successful Laparoscopic Hernia Surgeries,
  • Dr. R. Padmakumar has made significant contributions in the field of surgery, particularly in the area of diabetes treatment. He was the first surgeon approved by the UAE’s Ministry of Health to perform keyhole surgery for diabetes, showcasing his pioneering work.
  • In addition to his expertise in diabetes surgery, Dr. R. Padmakumar is also highly skilled in various advanced procedures. These include endoscopic thyroidectomy, thoracoscopy, laparoscopic colorectal, and hernia surgery. His versatility and proficiency in minimally invasive techniques are evident in his practice.
  • Dr. R. Padmakumar’s achievements extend beyond his specialization. He holds a world record for performing the youngest Branchial Cyst Endoscopic removal on a 3-year-old Omani child. Furthermore, he has successfully completed bowel surgery without the need for a blood transfusion, even with a hemoglobin level as low as 2gm Hb.
  • Dr. R. Padmakumar’s dedication to his field and his groundbreaking contributions make him a highly respected and sought-after surgeon.
  • Dr. R. Padmakumar was honored with the esteemed ‘Excellence in Laparoscopy’ Award by Icons of Healthcare, Singapore, in July 2017, for his outstanding expertise and accomplishments in the realm of laparoscopic surgery.


  • MBBS
  • DNB
  • DipALS
  • Fellowship, Fellow of ASI – The Association of Surgeons of India
  • Fellowship, Fellow of the International College of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • FRCS, Glasgow
  • Diverticulitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Gastric cancer
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Liver cysts
  • Adrenal tumors
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Spleen disorders
  • Kidney stones
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  • Appendicitis
  • Gallstones
  • Hernia
  • Endometriosis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Pancreatitis
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Ovarian cysts

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