BARIATRIC SURGERY (Weight Loss Surgery)

About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery in Kerala or Weight Loss Surgery in Kerala

Bariatrics deals with obesity - the cause of obesity, prevention of obesity, and treatment of obesity.

Bariatric Surgery or Weight Loss Surgery is a surgery performed on the stomach and/or intestines to assist people suffering with obesity or overweight in losing weight. Bariatric Surgery has two objectives, to achieve a healthy weight and to maintain that healthy weight.

Obesity and overweight have in the last decade become a global problem and is a rising medical problem. Obesity raises concern because of its implications for the health. Obesity increases the risk of many diseases and health conditions. These include:

  • Type 2 diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus)
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Hypertension (High blood pressure)
  • Cancers (endometrial, breast, and colon)
  • Dyslipidemia (for example, high cholesterol)
  • Stroke
  • Liver and Gallbladder disease
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and respiratory problems
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Infertility
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Musculoskeletal Problem
  • Mental disorders
Bariatric Surgery in Kerala - Talk by Dr. R. Padmakumar on Weight Loss Surgery in Kerala Bariatric Surgeon - Dr. R. Padmakumar - talks on Weight Loss Surgery - Malayalam.

Obesity and Overweight definitely has detrimental health effects. People with BMI (Body Mass Index) exceeding the normal range has much greater risk of medical issues.

The first-line treatments of obesity and overweight include diet, excercise, behaviour therapy, and anti-obesity drugs. But for severe obesity this has limited success and success for long term is very poor. Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery results in greater weight loss than these conventional treatments. Weight loss surgery can improve the quality of life and bring improvement in obesity related diseases (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, etc).

Weight Loss Surgery or Obesity Surgery by Best Bariatric Surgeon
Weight Loss Surgery or Obesity Surgery by Best Bariatric Surgeon
Weight Loss Surgery or Obesity Surgery by Best Bariatric Surgeon

I felt blessed when I heard about Dr. Padmakumar, as I was struggling with overweight and difficult to carry out my day to day activities. I was also having trouble to breathe properly and my heart rate was also running very high (116- 118).

After my surgery my BP, my heart rate and breathing problem became okay, I lost almost 7 kg within a week of my surgery.

I had a comfortable post operative period and very good experience with Dr. Padmakumar’s team. I take this opportunity to thank everyone in his team for my recovery. I would recommend everyone whom I will come across who struggles with the same problem to contact his clinic.

Mrs. Ciji Palatty

Writing this feedback to say a big thanks to Dr. Padmakumar and team, who did surgery for me on 23.11.2016. I came and visited doctor when my weight was 130 kgs , now after 1.5 years I lost 40+ kgs and which makes me feel comfortable and healthy when compared to my life 1.5 years before. Even through words are not enough to express my gratitude to Dr.Padmakumar, I still has to pin this words to boost confidence to other patients who visits him for Bariatric surgery.

Thanks a lot again doctor,

Mary Angela

I feel more energetic and happy after the surgery. The first 2 weeks after my surgery was a difficult phase. But after that I felt more at peace. I thank the clinic and Padmakumar doctor for helping me through this journey. I still have a long way to go but this has helped me a lot.

Mrs.Siji Mary Isac

I Shija Anil, lost almost 12 kg. Now I am feeling very healthy and confident. The service I got from Keyhole centre is very good. I extremely thanking

Dr. Padmakumar very much.

Mrs. Shija Anil

Bariatric Surgery/Weight Loss Surgery

Before Bariatric Surgery in Kerala or Weight Loss Surgery in Kerala

After 1 Year
Bariatric Surgery/Weight Loss Surgery

After 1 year of Bariatric Surgery in Kerala or Weight Loss Surgery in Kerala - Sleeve Gastrectomy

Keyhole Clinic

Thammanam Road, Palarivattom, Kochi, Kerala, 682025, 0484- 4850370

Lakeshore Hospital

NH Bypass, Nettoor, Maradu, Ernakulam; 0484 270 1032

Starcare Hospital

Mawaleh, Seeb, Muscat, Oman +0968 24557200;

Medeor 24x7 Hospital

Consulates Area, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road, Bur Dubai - Dubai, +971 4 350 0600

Contact Details

Dr. R. Padmakumar
Senior Consultant Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgeon &
Director - Verwandeln Institute (Transforming Lives)
(Specialist in Laparoscopy, Hernia, Cancer, Obesity, Diabetes Surgery, Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery, Thoracoscopy, Intragastric Balloon)
Keyhole Clinic, Thammanam Road, Plarivattom, Kerala, Kochi, India
Lakeshore Hospital, Maradu, Kerala, Kochi, India

Consultant Surgeon
Starcare Hospital, Mawaleh, Seeb, Muscat, Oman (+968 24557200)
Specialist Surgeon
Medeor 24x7 Hospital, Dubai (+971 4 350 0600)

Mobile: +919447230370, +919846320370 (India)
Mobile: 00971567581025 (UAE)


National President - Indian Hernia Society (2016)
Chairman (Elect), Association of Surgeons of India - Kerala Chapter
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