FRCS in General Surgery (Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore,1976)
MS in General Surgery (Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, 1973)
MBBS (Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore,1972)
TREATMENT & SERVICES EXPERTISE
He has so far treated patients for appendicitis, gallbladder stones, different types of hernias, hemorrhoids, piles and fissures, anal abscess, rectal prolapse, intestinal obstruction, pancreas, liver cirrhosis, diagnostic laparoscopy, cyst, lumps, thyroidectomy, bariatric surgery, ulcers, stomach cancer etc
His special interest is in Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery and Laparoscopy and Bariatric surgery.
Performing laparoscopic surgeries to treat problems relating to the pancreases and the liver.
TRAINING AND CONFERENCES
He underwent laparoscopic training in 1992 in Germany and set up the first laparoscopic surgical unit in South India.
He has been a speaker in all the surgical conferences held by ASI and various surgical institutions internationally and domestically and has presented many papers on new and keyhole surgeries, complications related surgical issues and how to manage them.
He was the Regional Tutor for the Royal College of Surgeons of
Edinburgh, and has been a postgraduate teacher and examiner for many years.
He has arranged many workshops and conferences under his guidance for the surgical fraternity domestically.
President ISAS – Indian Society of Ambulatory Surgery