Dr.R. Padmakumar

Dr.R. Padmakumar
Laparoscopic Surgeon, Kochi


Dr. Padmakumar is a consultant in Laparoscopic Surgeon and Medical Director at Sunrise Hospital, Kochi. 


  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Bariatric Surgery

  • General Surgery

  • General & Laparoscopic Surgery


  • Metabolic Surgeon
  • Hernia
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy for malignant and benign diseases of colon
  • Cancer surgeries for colon, stomach ca


    • MBBS from Medical College, Alleppy in 1992
    • Completed his basic surgical training at Medical College, Alleppey
    • Diploma of the National Board for the practice of general surgery

    Practice Information

    Sunrise Hospital, Kochi

    Sunrise Hospital, Kochi

    Seaport - Airport Road, Kakkanad, Kochi, Kerala - 682030

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    Achievements & Contributions

    • Health News - Treatment For Thyroid by Dr.R.Padmakumar
    • Conducted more than 100 public awareness programs and numerous TV shows for health education on public intrest
    • More than 50 health related articles published in various News Papers and Magazines at National and International level
    • Invited National Faculty of Surgical Workshop & Conference.
    • Regularly doing hands on training in General Laparoscopy &Lap Hernia Surgery
    • Organising Secretary for OBESITY CME in 2009
    • Organising Secretary for DIABESITY CME in 2010
    • Organising Secretary for KASICON 2010 (3 Days State Conference of Association of Surgeons of India Kerala Chapter)
    • Organising Secretory & Workshop Convener ASICON 2011 (Association of Surgeons of India National conference)
    • GI Surgery Conference in 2011
    • Surgical Workshop on Hernia at Trivandrum – Kasicon in 2011
    • Surgical Workshop on Hernia at Kollam in 2010
    • Surgical Workshop on Hernia at Perintalmanna in 2010
    • ASI National Conference at Hyderabad in 2004
    • Paper PresentationsAssociation of Surgeons of India National conference Madhurai in 1999
    • Annual state conference Indian Medical Association (Hill top fest) in 1999
    • Annual state conference of KASICON in 1999, 2000
    • Gastroenterology club at Thiruvalla in 1999 & 2000
    • ASI Peripheral meet at Angamali in 2005
    • Poster PresentationsKASICON in 2003, 2004 and 2010
    • PublicationsLasers in Surgery, Original Article, Kerala Surgical Journal, Vol.7, No.1 in 2000; 59-62
    • Upper Gastro-intestinal Tract Foreign Body (Denture) Retrieval by Gastrotomy, Case note, J Indian Med Assoc,Vol.99, No 5 in May, 2001; 271-2
    • Acute Appendicitis – article   published in Souvenir KASICON in 2003
    • Rare tumours of abdomen Page 75-Abstract published in Souvenir KASICON in 2004
    • Sigmoid oesophagus- a rare form of achalasia Kerala Surgical Journal
    • Mysteries of laparoscopy at IMA Golden Jubilee SOUVENIR
    • Various publications in national and local dailies on health Topics
    • Chapter on HERNIA in the National update by Indian Medical Association
    • Member for seminars and Workshops in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Past Hon. Secretary of Association Of Surgeons of India (Kerala Chapter)
    • Editorial Board Member of The Indian Journal Of Endocrine Surgery
    • Editor of Kerala Surgical Journal,Website, Newsletter
    • Surgical Faculty  â€“ University of Seychelles – American Institute of Medicine (USAIM)
    • National Executive Member of IAES
    • Founder and Member of OSSI (Obesity Surgery Society of India)
    • Medical Director of Sunrise Group Of Hospitals
    • Hon. Secretary of Sunrise Key Hole Foundation