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 100 Bariatric surgeries to date, Dr. Ramesh is one of the few surgeons who has 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 600 practising 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.
He also started the first Fellowship Course in Minimally Invasive Surgery affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
Area Of Expertise
His key areas of interest include Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Basic and Advanced GI surgery and Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery.