Dr. R. Padmakumar and Dr. Madhukar Pai invited faculty for live demonstration and lectures on Endoscopic Thyroidectomy (Keyhole Thyroid Surgery) at PSG IMS&R (PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research) and Hospitals , Peelamedu, Coimbatore, on November 10th and 11th 2018
PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research is a teaching hospital and research institute located in Peelamedu, Coimbatore. It was established in 1985 as a part of PSG Group. It is the first teaching hospital in Tamil Nadu and the third teaching hospital in India to get NABH accreditation.
Dr Padmakumar as operating Faculty at BHU Varanasi (Banaras Hindu University) which has more than 100 long years of rich tradition and ancestry; a campus of 3000 acres with every educational institution under the Sun. Two cases of Endoscopic thyroidectomy (keyhole thyroid surgery) were demonstrated on 28th & 30th September 2018 during the Live Workshop of SELSICON 2018 – the 11th National Conference of Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of India. Also, a talk on the topic of endoscopic thyroidectomy was given on 29th September. Dr Madhukar Pai, Dr Farish Shams and Dr Anurag Verma assisted the cases.
Dr Padmakumar as Operating Faculty at the Govt. Medical College Kozhikode - which has very reputed tradition and long years of legacy, where many many legendary Surgeons have operated on thousands of patients. Different Laparoscopic Hernia Surgeries were demonstrated to around 90 Surgeons. Post graduates were enthused through Video Sessions to take up Laparoscopic Surgery as their Specialty. Also, Live Surgical demonstration of Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery (keyhole thyroid surgery) and Video demonstration of Endoscopic Parathyroidectomy were performed during THYROSURGE 2018 Calicut organized by Dept of ENT and Dept of General Surgery.
Dr. Padmakumar is a well known Sr. Consultant Laparoscopic and Metabolic Surgeon, one of the few surgeons in the world doing Scarless Thyroid Surgeries (Endoscopic Thyroidectomy). He is an expert Bariatric surgeon, first to start diabetes mellitus surgery in the state for non-obese category (fifth in the world), first surgeon in entire GCC Countries to do diabetic surgery in non-obese patients, first in the world to do bariatric surgery with abdominoplasty, World record on successful bowel surgery at 2gm Hb without blood transfusion, Inventor - Innovative technique MISII (Minimally Invasive Surgery for Ileal Interposition) HYBRID technique