Surgical Gastroenterologist in Chennai

Dr Prasanna Kumar Reddy

M.B., FRCS(Eng,Edin,Glasg), FACG(U.S.A), D.Sc(Hon Dip. in Surgical Laparoscopy, (Fr)

Work Experience

48 yrs+

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Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai

Work Experience

  • Compulsory Rotatory Internship : 1969-70 – Government General Hospital,
  • Kakinada, Andhra University, India 1972-1983 - Senior House Officer - Bolton Royal Infirmary, Bolton Lancashire.
  • Senior House Officer- District General Hospital, Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
  • Registrar and locum Consultant – Halifax Royal Infirmary and General Hospital alifax, West Yorkshire.
  • Working in Apollo Hospitals since last Assignment

Awards and Achievements

  • Established GI unit in Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India
  • Established an Advanced Laparoscopic Unit at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai,India
  • Award Received for completion of 25 years service at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai,India
  • rained 130 Surgeons in GI and Laparoscopic Surgery.
  • Overseas Tutor for Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh - 1995
  • Executive Committee Member ,Indian Association of Gastro Endo Surgeons 1998- 2002
  • Dr.R. Nanjunda Rao- Endowment Oration at Madras Medical College,Chennai 1995 (Gold Medal) 8.Dr. Rangarajan Endowment lecture at Raja Muthuiah Medical College, Chidambaram, Annamalai University 1998 .
  • Dr. B. Shanmugeswarao Memorial Oration,AndhraPradesh Chapter of ASI,Hyderabad 2006 (Gold Medal)
  • Dr. Karimulla Endowment Oration,Indian Medical Association ,Nellore,AP 2008 (Gold medal)
  • Course Director – Ethicon Institute of Endo Surgery Chennai,India
  • Faculty - Indian Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery – Coimbatore, India.
  • Examiner - Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, National Boards, Ministry of Health, Government of India - 2005 and 2006.
  • Examiner - Fellowship – Indian Association of Gastro Endo Surgeons - 2005
  • Examiner – Fellowship – Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India – 2005

Research and Publications


  • Intraperitoneal bleeding due to primary splenic pregnancy - British Journal of Surgery, Volume 70, Issue 9, page 564, September 1983
  • Laparoscopic Removal of an Artery Forceps – Journal of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons- Sept 2003 Vol 7 No:3
  • Torsion of the Gall Bladder – Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy - Journal of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons -2005,9(2):238-240
  • Left sided gall bladder – sinistroposition - Journal of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons – 2005, 9:356-357
  • Transfascial suture hernia: a rare form of recurrence after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair - Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques- Volume 20, Number 9, 2010, 753-55.]
  • Symptomatic'H' type duplex gall bladder:A case report - Journal of the society of Laparoscopic Surgeons - Vol.14,Number 4, 2011


  • Hepatic Cystadenoma – A Diagnostic Challenge - Published in Apollo Proceedings Laparoscoic Distal Pancreatectomy for Papillary Cystic Neoplasm
  • Published in Apollo Proceedings Single port access cholecystectomy: The initial learning curve - Apollo Medicine Vol.7 No.2, June 2010
  • Foregut duplication cyst of stomach mimicking as left adrenal retroperitoneal cyst - Apollo Medicine Vol.7 No.2, June 2010
  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication in Situs Inversus Totalis :technical and ergonomic issues - Journal of Minimal access surgery October - Dec. 2010;6:116-18
  • Left lobe liver resection for Cholangio Hepatitis – Accepted for publication in Tropical Gastroenterology in 2012.

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • Association of Surgical Gastroenterology
  • Association of Gastro Endosurgeons (IAGES)
  • Indian Society of HBP
  • Indian Medical Assocation
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology
  • International Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.
  • Member – Apollo Hospitals Audit and Disciplinary Committee
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.
  • Obesity Surgery Society of India MEMBERSHIP IN SOCIAL CLUBS Madras Gymkhana Club since 1985 Apollo Consultants Club 1990 Madras Club 2005
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