Dr. Karthik Maruthachalam, one of MIOT's leading surgeons, is most valued for his experience and expertise in diagnosis, medical and surgical treatments (laparoscopic or open surgery, if necessary) and rehabilitative procedures for the entire gamut of diseases that can affect our gastrointestinal tract. This could range from a simple appendicectomy or hernia repair to handling of complex abdominal tumours or colo-rectal surgery. Dr. Karthik is also a renowned Bariatric surgeon (weight loss surgery) with expertise in all 3 procedures done globally. With 18 years of experience and learning in prestigious medical centres in India & the UK, Dr. Karthik has served as Project Manager for the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust where he led the surgical Team for modernisation within NHS. With considerable teaching experience, he is also a regular reviewer for the British Journal of Surgery.