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By: Oman Tribune Posted on: 16/10/2016

Dr.Padmakumar- Consultant Bariatric, General & Laparoscopic surgeon joins Starcare

Celebrity Weight Loss Surgeon at Starcare Starcare Hospital introduces the Department of Bariatrics or commonly called Weight Loss Surgeries under the leadership of renowned Bariatric Surgeon Dr Padmakumar MBBS, DNB, MNAMS, Dip ALS, FAIS, FIMSA. A clinician of International repute and stature, Dr Padmakumar is a pioneer in the field of laparoscopic surgeries. In an illustrious career spanning more than two decades, Dr Padmakumar has successfully completed more than 6000 laparoscopic surgeries. He is among the pioneers of surgical treatment of non-obese diabetics and the only surgeon in UAE licenced to conduct keyhole surgery for diabetes. Dr Padmakumar is also among the elite surgeons in the world performing Endoscopic Thyroidectomy. With many international feats to his credit, Dr Padmakumar is also the inventor of the Minimally Invasive Surgery for Ileal Interposition called HYBRID TECHNIQUE. Starcare Hospital is proud to introduce the services of Dr Padmakumar in Oman and reiterates its commitment to offer the most advanced clinical services and cutting edge technology or its patients. Dr Sadik Kodekkat, Chairman of Starcare Group was elated in welcoming Dr Padmakumar to the medical team and urged the team to benefit from his expertise Are you a candidate for Weight Loss Surgery Surgical procedures conducted on the stomach or intestine to reduce weight is classified as Bariatric Surgery. There are different types of Bariatric procedures like gastric bandrathing, gastric bypass and BPD surgery. These are all Weight Loss Surgeries but more importantly cure for obesity rather than cosmetic in nature. Patients with BMI above 40, Type II Diabetes, Hypertenion, Sleep Apnea and related conditions are benefited from these surgeries and it is a treatment mode demanding superior clinical skills and expertise. Patients undergoing Bariatric Surgeries have to be followed by multi-disciplinary team of clinicians, nutritionists, therapists and mental health counselors. With a growing clinical base, the JCI Accredited Starcare Hospital has the best of facilities and trained healthcare professionals united by a patient centered system. Located at Seeb, the hospital has state of the art operation theatres, excellent diagnostic and inpatient facilities for the patients. More than anything else, it is the quality approach towards patient care that differentiates the team. Welcoming Dr Padmakumar, Dr Nasee,CEO, Starcare, remarked “ Starcare group is committed to its primary objective of providing quality healthcare and we are happy to put forth higher standards of excellence in the private sector“. One step ahead With the availability and expertise of Dr Padmakumar, the hospital will now offer a complete range of laproscopic procedures including Endoscopic Thyroidectomy, Thoracoscopy, Laparoscopic Colorectal and Hernia Surgery. Across the globe, healthcare experts are devoting more attention to diagnosis and treatment of obesity, diabetes and hypertension. “Starcare Hospital has achieved commendable progress in introducing the quality care and maintaining a high clinical standards since the day of its inception. The clinical team gives me lot of confidence to undertake treatment and surgeries at the hospital” remarked Dr Padmakumar.