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Head, Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology,
VGM Gastro Centre, Coimbatore.

Course Director, Post-Graduate Fellowship in Minimal access abdominal surgery
TNMGR Medical university


Ambedkar Medical College,

Bangalore, June 2000, Degree - Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S)

Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Chidambaram,

July 2005, Degree - Master of Surgery (M.S)

GEM Hospital,

Coimbatore (2006 - 2009)

Course - Diplomate of National Board (D N B) Surgical Gastroenterology

Anna University,

Coimbatore. Degree - MBA in HealthCare and Hospital Management


  • Proven and effective communication skills with patients, families, and other medical professionals.
  • Leadership abilities to lead and manage practice staff in providing patients with quality care.
  • Highly organized, which allows me to keep appointments, records, and patient details in order
  • Able to quickly and properly diagnose patient conditions in emergency situations to ensure they receive the treatment they need as soon as possible under controlled conditions
  • Detailed oriented, which reduces mistakes made in patient treatment, diagnosis, and medication administration.



  • Heading the Department of surgical gastroenterology at VGM Gastro Centre, Coimbatore since 2009
  • Course Director for fellowship course in Minimal access abdominal surgery
  • Visiting professor at SVMKV Medical College,Salem.


  • Surgical Registrar at Sengaliappan Hospital for one year under the guidance of Prof.Dr.K.S.Shanmugasundaram
  • Practised for four years at GEM hospital under the guidance of Prof.Dr.C.Palanivelu


  • Started Dept. Of Surgical Gastroenterology at VGM Gastro Centre in 2009
  • Initiated and serving as Course Director of the post-graduate fellowship program in Minimal access abdominal surgery recognized by MGR Medical University, Government of Tamilnadu
  • Examiner for FMAS program of TNMGR Medical university
  • Associated with the organizing committees for many national and international conferences and workshops
  • Actively involved in the medical camps held at various places of Tamil Nadu
  • Actively conducted many gastro screening camps
  • Actively conducted marathons for hepatitis awareness along with THE HINDU (daily magazine)
  • Organizing member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISGCON) conference 2011 which was held at Coimbatore.


  • Laparoscopic fundoplication with mesh repair of large type 3 Hiatal Hernia. Park journal of medical science -oct-dec-2008, vol.24
  • Laparoscopic repair of Diastasis recti using the “Venetian blinds” technique of publication and prosthetic reinforcement, a retrospective study, Hernia 2009, 13;287-292
  • ERCP in situs inversus, journal of digestive endoscopy, april -june:2012, volume 3,number 2,42-44
  • Role of cyanoacrylate glue therapy in post enteral C-SEMS bleeding -a nightmare, Journal of digestive endoscopy, Vol.4, No.3, July-September 2013, page 84-86
  • Self-expandable metallic stent for the treatment of post-operative esophagojejunal anastomotic leak., Tropical Gastroenterology, vol 35,no.3,July- September 2014
  • Capsule endoscopy -a technological marvel of the millennium, Gastro insights journal, vol 5, September-October 2014
  • CAPSULE ENDOSCOPY-NEWER VISTAS, Co-Author in Textbook of Medicine
  • Capsule endoscopy: A review of 259 cases. Journal of Digestive Endoscopy Vol6/Issue 1/January-March 2015
  • Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.API Textbook of Medicine Update 2015, Section 6: Gastroenterology, Chapter 56, Pg 307-315
  • NGCC: Certain investigations on Next Generation 2020 Cloud Computing - Issues, Challenges, and Open Problems: Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9(33) October 2015, pages: 234-241


  • Poster Presentation, Concurrent GIST in Large and Small Bowel, SAGES, Salt Lake City, Utah (USA),2013
  • Poster presentation, Comparative study to determine the efficacy of lateral viewing capsule DDW, USA,2011
  • Loop versus suture closure of the gallbladder stump during subtotal cholecystectomy - A retrospective analysis at Seattle, USA, 2018
  • Atypical mycobacteria associated mesh infections following laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair - An underreported clinical concern at Baltimore, USA, 2019


Co-organizer for:
  • ENDOXCEL 2010 - update in Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Live endoscopy, EUS workshop, and Hands-on training. In the EASIE Animal model between 6th & 7th of March 2010 at Coimbatore
  • ISGCON 2011 - National update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • HEPDATE 2012 -Update in Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Live endoscopy 31st of January 2012 at Coimbatore
  • ISG CON - MIDTERM 2014 along with CAPSULE CON INDIA 2014 in June 2014 at Coimbatore
  • TN ISGCON -MIDTERM 2015 at Ooty. Presented a lecture on ‘Bariatric Surgery’

Participated As:

  • Faculty in the National Conference and Workshop of ACRSI 2001
  • Attendee at Endofiesta 2002 organised by medindia digestive diseases hospitals
  • Attendee the first international conference and workshop on diseases of the esophagus- ISDE India, 2003
  • Attendee in the workshop on Anorectal Malformations and the Second Annual Conference of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons in 2003
  • Delegate in the International Symposium on Current Trends in Cancer, XX National Continuing Medical Education program in Surgery, CME on Diseases of pancreas and Live operative workshop - a technology transfer program at Delhi in 2003
  • CME program Attendee - Gastro Surg 2003
  • Attendee in LAPAROLINK 2005, in RCC 2009
  • Delegate in IASG 2007
  • Faculty at AMASICON 2007 at Hyderabad, AMASiCON 2008 at Chennai, AMASICON 2009 at Mumbai, AMASICON 2012 at Coimbatore, AMASICON 2014 at Dubai
  • Faculty at the Annual Conference of IASG 2009 at Mumbai, IASG 2010 at Hyderabad, IASG 2011 at Jaipur, IASG 2012 at Bengaluru, IASG 2013 at Kolkata