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Dr. Pooraneson Raju

Dr. Pooraneson Raju

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery


General Surgeon


Laparoscopic Surgeon


42 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. Pooraneson Raju is a General Surgeon, Urologist, Laparoscopic Surgeon and Hypnotherapist. He has an experience of 39 years in the field of Surgery. Dr. Pooraneson Raju practices at and is also the Chairman of Poornima Hospital in RT Nagar, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli in 1976 and MS - General Surgery from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore in 1992. He has undergone ultrasound training program at Victoria Hospital in the year 1999 and is performing Ultrasound Scanning for the patients till date apart from day to day surgeries. He has undergone MTP, ICDS and Sterilization Training Programme and has performed thousands of Sterilizations by conventional as well as laparoscopic methods. He has also undergone Mass Disaster Management Training at St. Johns's Hospital.Dr. Pooraneson joined the Government of Karnataka as an Assistant Surgeon in the year 1978 and has worked in Primary Health Centers in the Kolar District. After completion of MS in General Surgery, he worked as a Surgeon in General Hospital, K.G.F till 2002 where he performed over 3000 major & minor surgeries as well as OBG Surgeries. Between 2002 to 2007, he worked as a Senior Consultant and was the Head of Department of Surgery in KC General Hospital, Malleshwaram. He is the Life Member of All India Surgeons Association. His accoladed include being Awarded Fellowship in International College of Surgeons (Indian Chapter) in the year 1999 as well as being Honored with the Independence Day Award of "Best Doctor of KGF" for the year 2001. Dr. Pooraneson is involved in organizing, conducting and participating in many massive Health Check-Up, Diagnostic and Treatment Camps. He has also given many public hypnoshows in different cities in Karnataka where he treated the patient by Hypnosis.

RT Nagar, Bangalore

Poornima Hospital


200/A, HMT Layout, Landmark: Near Presidency School, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

11:30 - 02:30
07:00 - 09:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a general surgeon?

A: A general surgeon is a doctor highly skilled in surgery of a wide range of and most commonly occurring diseases.

Q: What are the procedures for which a general surgeon can perform surgery?

A: A general surgeon performs surgery for digestive tract (oesophagus and related organs), abdomen and its contents, appendicitis, hernia, gallbladder, breast, skin, and soft tissue and endocrine system.

Q: Can a general surgeon peform surgery for cancer treatment?

A: A surgeon who has completed his training in general surgery and, then specialized in oncology can perform surgery for cancer treatment.

Q: How general surgeon is different from a specialist surgeon?

A: A general surgeon is highly skilled in surgical procedure for various parts of the body. They are also trained in pre, during and post-operative surgical critical care and injury due to accidents. However, a specialist surgeon, after having training in general surgery, gets additional training in a particular speciality related to a specific system of the body. e.g. orthopedic surgery

Q: Can a general surgeon do the surgery for appendicitis?

A: Removal of appendicitis is called as appendectomy and is a common surgical procedure performed by a general surgeon.

Awards and Recognitions

Awarded Fellowship in International College of Surgeons (Indian Chapter) - 1999
Independence Day Award of "Best Doctor of KGF" - 2001
Best Doctor Of KGF Awarded by City Muncipality , KGF


MBBS - Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, (KIMS), 1976
MS - General Surgery - Kasturba Medical College, 1992


All India Surgeon Association


1978 - 1992 Assistant Surgeon at Primary Health Centers
1992 - 2002 Surgeon at General Hospital, K.G.F
2002 - 2007 Senior Consultant at KC General Hospital, Malleshwaram
2002 - 2007 Head Of Department at KC General Hospital, Malleshwaram
2007 - Present Chairman at Poornima Hospital


15301 Karnataka Medical Council, 1977
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