Dr.T. Hema

Dr.T. Hema
Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeon, Bangalore


Dr.T. Hema is a well-experienced surgeon with extensive experience in a number of surgical specialities, is working as a Senior Consultant Minimal Access and Bariatric/ Metabolic surgeon. She is an expert at performing a wide range of advanced laparoscopic, GI, Bariatric, Endocrine and Breast surgeries, with the skill, expertise and maturity of over 21 years of high volume experience and teaching.
  • Languages :English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam


Lecturer, Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai November, 1995 -  March, 2003

Associate Professor, Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai April, 2003 -  March, 2007

Post M.S. Registrar in Gastrointestinal surgery, T.N.M.C. and B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai February, 1995 -  October, 1995

Consultant Bariatric, Endocrine and General surgeon, Columbia Asia Hospital, Yeshwantpur, Bangalore April, 2008 -  March, 2009

Senior Consultant Bariatric, Laparoscopic, Endocrine, Breast and General Surgeon, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore April, 2009 -  Present


  • Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

  • General Surgery

  • Bariatric Surgery

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Breast Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Surgery


  • Abdominal Paracentesis

  • Abdominal Surgery

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage

  • Adjustable Gastric Banding

  • Adrenal Surgery


  • Whole range of Bariatric/ Metabolic surgeries like Sleeve gastrectomy,Roux Y Gastric bypass, Mini Gastric Bypass, SADI, Duodenojejunal Bypass, Gastric band, Ileal Interposition and other procedures
  • Gastrointestinal surgeries like gastrectomy, resection anastomosis of small intestine, colectomies for cancer and non- cancer conditions, hepatobiliary surgeries including cholecystectomy, hepaticodochojejunostomy, lateral pancreatojejunostomy, devascularisation, splenectomy, emergency GI procedures for bleeding, perforation, obstruction, trauma, appendicectomy, etc
  • All types of mastectomies, microdochectomies and other breast surgical procedures for cancer and benign conditions.
  • Endocrine surgeries like all types of thyroidectomies, parathyroidectomies (incuding MIP) and adrenalectomy.
  • General Surgical procedures for all types of hernias, perianal disorders, inguino-scrotal disorders, etc.


  • Has also received exclusive, hands-on Fellowship training in Bariatric, Colorectal, Endocrine and Breast Surgeries from some of the best centres in the world
  • Fellowship training in Bariatric Surgery from Cleveland Clinic, Florida under Dr Raul Rosenthal
  • Fellowship training in Robotic and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery from Korea University Anam Hospital, Seoul, South Korea, under the guidance of Professor Seon Hahn Kim
  • Specialised training in Breast and Endocrine Surgeries from SGPGI, Lucknow under Dr S.K. Mishra

Practice Information

Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore

Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore

154/11, Opp, I.I.M, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560076


09:00 AM - 05:00 PM


05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Private Practice Information

Radhakrishna Hospital

Radhakrishna Hospital

3-4 Sunrise Towers, 30th cross, JP Road, Girinagar, Opp Canara Bank, Bengaluru - 560085

  • (+91) 9739915687, (080) 26422977
Apollo Clinic

Apollo Clinic

99, Bull temple road, Next to Ramakrishna Mission, Opposite Gandhi Bazar Circle, Basavangudi, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560019


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

  • (+91) 9739915687, (080) 26611236

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Achievements & Contributions

  • She was credited with Best Paper Prize at Update Ayurveda’ 98 for her Paper on ‘Leech Therapy: A Novel Therapy for Complicated Varicose Veins’
  • She has been awarded IAGES Travelling Fellowship for training in Basic Laparoscopic Surgery
  • National Merit Scholarship, Karnataka University – S.S.C. Board. (1984)
  • National Merit Scholarship, University of Mumbai – H.S.C. Board (1986)
  • Bai Hirabai Pestanji Hormasji Cama Gold Medal in Surgery for female candidates     in Final (III) M.B.B.S.  Examination (1990), Mumbai. 
  • Dr. R.T. Desai Prize for Highest Marks in Surgery at T.N. Medical College and Nair Hospital, Mumbai in M.S. (General Surgery) Examination (1995). 
  • SILS (single incision laparoscopic surgery) – third highest scoring candidate in the course ending exam 
  • She has many publications to her credit. She has also co-authored a few papers. Few of these include
  • ‘Conservative management of Blunt Liver Trauma’ B.S. Acharya (alias Hema), et al. Indian J Surg: 2001; 63: 385-8;
  • ‘Unusual Complications of Acute Necrotising Pancreatitis – Report Of Three Cases’ B S Acharya, S Nagral. Bombay Hosp. J 2002; 44:462-4
  • ‘Primary Duodenal Tuberculosis- A Rare Cause Of Duodenal Fistulae’ BS Acharya, A Iyer, RD Bapat. Bombay Hosp. J 2002; 44:451-2
  • ‘Catecholamine Secreting Adrenal Myelolipoma’ Hema Tadimari, Anand Kumar Mishra, Sushil Gupta, Amit Agarwal. Indian J Med Sci 2006; 60
  • ICMR Short term Research Project guide (2005) for – “Incidence Of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Paralysis in Thyroid Surgery For Benign Thyroid Disease”
  • She has many scientific presentations at MASICON. Notable among them are
  • ‘PEG : Superior nutritional support in recovering head injuries’
  • ‘Leech therapy - a novel therapy for complicated varicose veins’; ‘Conservative management of Blunt Liver Trauma’
  • ‘Evaluation of Free Radicals as Prognostic Markers in Acute Pancreatitis And Hyperparathyroidism’ 
  • ‘Acute Mesentric Ischemia’; ‘ Surgery For Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Experience Over 18 Years’ ‘Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding – Indian Scenario’
  • Life Member, Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES)
  • Founder Member, Association Of Minimal Access Surgeons Of India (AMASI)
  • Life Member, Indian Medical Association
  • Life Member, All India Association for the Advancement of Research in Obesity (AIAARO)
  • Life member, Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
  • Life Member, Association of Breast Surgeons of India (ABSI)
  • Member, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)