The Admert Gastrointestinal Clinic specializes in the management of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. This includes disorders of the food pipe, stomach, intestine and colon in addition to the liver, Pancreas and gall bladder. The GI clinic is equipped with state of the art endoscopy suite which includes gastroscopy and colonoscopy.  It is also supported by color Doppler ultrasound scan and a modern laboratory. Dr Ravindran Kumeran senior Surgical Gastroenterologist Apollo Hospitals, heads the GI clinic. His special area of interest is gastrointestinal laparoscopy and cancer surgery.

Keyhole Surgery

Keyhole procedures have revolutionized surgery by making painful complex operations into painless and simple procedures. Worldwide Key Hole procedures are becoming the bench mark of advanced surgery with India catching up fast.  Common procedures such as gallbladder, appendix and hernia operation are only performed by Key Hole surgery unless contraindicated.

Dr Ravindran Kumeran heads the Surgical Gastro intestinal specialty. He graduated in 1990 from the Madras Medical College and underwent post graduate surgical higher training in the United Kingdom. During his 10 year period of training in the UK he did his Masters in Surgical Sciences from the University of London. He has been awarded Fellowship in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh FRCS Ed, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow FRCS(Glasg), and Intercollegiate Board in General Surgery FRSC (Gen. Surg.).  In addition he has also been awarded the Diplomate of National Board by the National Board of Examinations New Delhi. Since his return to India in 2003 he specializes in KEY HOLE (laparoscopy) surgery.

In addition to the routine Key Hole operations listed above, Dr Kumeran performs complex key hole procedures such as cancer surgery, Spleen removal, Acid reflux surgery, incisional hernia operations, Bile duct stone removal and Obesity surgery.


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