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Dr. Ramesh Makam

Dr. Ramesh Makam

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MBBS, DNB - General Surgery

Bariatric Surgeon

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General Surgeon

32 Years Experience Overall  (31 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ramesh Makam is a renowned surgeon with more than 30 years of experience in the field of MAS & Bariatric Surgery. He is one of the pioneers of Basic and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in the fields of GI Surgery, Gynaecology, Urology and Thoracic Surgery in Karnataka & Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic surgery for splenectomy, colectomy and donor nephrectomy in India.Having performed more than 1000 Bariatric surgeries in the last 15 years, Dr. Ramesh is one of the few surgeons who have established Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in India. The world-renowned Bangalore Endoscopic Surgery Training Institute & Research Centre was established under Dr. Makam’s administration. He has trained over 1600 practicing surgeons from 5 continents and has been involved in several innovations including BEST Endotrainer, Virtual Reality Laparoscopic Surgery Simulator, and Circulation pump, used for training in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Established the country’s first Fellowship course in the field of Bariatric and Metabolic surgery affiliated to a Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. He is also the founder member of the Hernia Society of India. Professional Qualification:Dr. Makam did his M.B.B.S from Bangalore Medical College in 1984 and further pursued D.N.B. at St. Martha’s Hospital in 1989. He trained in Laparoscopic Surgery at Mumbai & Singapore and later started the first Video-laparoscopic Centre in Karnataka State in 1993. He has also been the Director of Bangalore Endoscopic Surgery Training Institute & Research Centre and an Advisor to the Society of Biomedical Technology. Having trained in Bariatric Surgery and obtaining Fellowships in USA and Germany, Dr. Ramesh is now actively involved in "Weight-loss" practice.Areas of Interest & Expertise :His key areas of interest include Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Basic and Advanced GI surgery and Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery.

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Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore

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154/9, Landmark: Opposite IIM-B, Bangalore

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Wed - Thu

01:30 - 02:30

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No 9, Patalamma Temple Street, Landmark: Near Patalamma Temple & Near South End Circle, Bangalore

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Cunningham Road, Bangalore

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14, Cunningham Road, Landmark: Near Sigma Mall, Bangalore

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10:00 - 12:00

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Q: Where does Dr. Ramesh Makam practice?

A: Dr. Ramesh Makam practices at Fortis Hospital - Bannerghatta Road, A V Hospital - Basavanagudi, Fortis Hospital - Cunningham Road. The doctor also provides online video consultation through Practo.

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A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Ramesh Makam for Bariatric Surgeries, Body Contouring Surgery, Liposuction. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.

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A: Dr. Ramesh Makam has been recommended by 38 patients and has recieved stories from 5 patients. You can read detailed reviews of the doctor on Practo.

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A: Dr. Ramesh Makam has the following qualifications - MBBS, DNB - General Surgery. You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.

Awards and Recognitions

1).Part of the pioneering team in India in Bariatric Surgery, headed by Dr. Sunil Sharma, which performed the first Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery in India.
2).He established the world renowned Bangalore Endoscopic Surgery Training Institute & Research Centre, through which he has trained over 600 practising surgeons from 5 continents
3).He started the first Fellowship Course in Minimal Invasive Surgery affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

Education

MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1985
DNB - General Surgery - National Borad of Examinations Ministry of Health Government of India, 1990

Memberships

Karnataka Medical Council

Experience

1989 - 2015 Senior Consultant GI. Minimal Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at A.V Hospital
2006 - 2011 Senior Consultant GI. Minimal Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at BGS Global Hospital
2011 - 2015 Senior Consultant GI. Minimal Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Vikram Hospital

Registrations

23768 Karnataka Medical Council, 1985
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