Dr. Patta Radhakrishna

Dr. Patta Radhakrishna
Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Chennai

MBBS, MS, MCh(gastro), FMAS, FAIS, FRS

  • Dr. Patta Radhakrishna is a Senior Surgical Gastroenterologist and Laparoscopic surgeon at SRM Institutes for Medical Science, Chennai
  • Faculty teaching advanced laparoscopic surgery to surgeons at Ethicon endo Institute, Chennai
  • Has the largest experience in india in day care laparoscopic gall bladder and hernia surgery
  • Renowned surgical Gastroenterology Doctor, Gastroenterologist Doctor in Chennai and Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • His private consultation in the evening is by appointment at Chennai Breast center, MRC Nagar, Chennai
  • Has first hand experience in assisting and performing some of the complex Esophageal, gastric, colo-rectal, hepato-biliary and pancreatic surgeries in addition to enormous amount of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic work
  • This became the platform from which his career in GI surgery took off. Dr.Radhakrishna’s thesis during his stay here was on ‘corrosive injuries of the esophagus and stomach
  • He worked as a senior resident the Department of Gastro-intestinal Surgery and Liver Transplantation at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi under Prof.Samiran Nundy GI Surgery unit at AIIMS is the most renowned GI unit in India catering to patients not only from all over India but also neighboring countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan and Afghanistan
  • He was directly responsible for specialized treatment and care of patients with GI bleeding especially in those patients with portal hypertension, surgery for ulcerative colitis, surgery for surgical obstructive jaundice etc.
  • He has extensive experience in the laboratory work in relation to liver transplantation and had the opportunity to be involved in the first ever liver transplant done in AIIMS in 1995
  • He has presented numerous papers on behalf of the unit at various conferences. During his stint in AIIMS he had a one-month training in laparoscopic surgery under Dr. Pradeep Choubey at the Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi
  • He joined as a consultant GI Surgeon at Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS), Tirupati
  • In a two year period there, in addition to 540 major surgeries he also performed over 2000 upper GI endoscopies and 400 colonoscopies successfully
  • He was instrumental in the establishment of the GI surgical unit at the institute and also initiated the laparoscopic work there in 1996
  • He later on joined Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) a premier medical institution in Hyderabad as a consultant GI surgeon and worked there for about two years before going abroad
  • At NIMS he was actively involved in academic teaching and also was responsible for a structured audit of the unit. He organized a bi monthly organ specific CME (Continuing Medical Education) successfully
  • He had a 3 year stint as a senior consultant in GI Surgery at Z.H.Sikder Women’s Medical College Hospital, Dhaka , Bangladesh where he went on invitation from the Govt. of Bangladesh. He established the GI Surgical unit, which runs successful even today
  • In 2003 He joined Apollo Hospitals, Colombo, Sri Lanka as a senior consultant and head in GI surgery
  • He worked for 3 years before joining Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. In Chennai Apollo he is one of the most successful GI and Laparoscopic surgeons 


  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Bariatric Surgery

  • Colorectal Surgery (Proctology)

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery


  • Complicated gastro-intestinal operatiooscopic
  • Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Liver pancreas
  • Colon and rectum


  • MBBS from JIPMER, Pondicherry
  • MS(general surgery) from Stanley Medical College, Chennai.
  • MCh(surgical gastroenterology) from Madras Medical College under Prof.N.Rangabashaym
  • FMAS ( min access surgery) from World laparoscopic hospital
  • FAIS ( indian assoc of surgeons)
  • FRS( robotic surgery) Global open university

Practice Information

SIMS - SRM Institutes for Medical Science, Chennai

SIMS - SRM Institutes for Medical Science, Chennai

No.1, Jawaharlal Nehru Salai, 100 Feet Road, Valdapalani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600026

Private Practice Information

Chennai Gastro Center

Chennai Gastro Center

47, south beach avenue, MRC Nagar, Rajah Annamalaipuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600028

  • (044) 24610831

Patient Experience

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