Senior Consultant- MAS & Bariatric Surgery
With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Ramesh Makam, has been one of the biggest names in the field of MAS and Bariatric Surgery. Having received his medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in 1984, followed by D.N.B. at St. Martha’s Hospital in 1983, he has been one of the pioneers of Basic and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. Having performed more than 100 Bariatric surgeries till date, Dr. Ramesh is considered to be one of the few surgeons who has established Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in India. The esteemed 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 consistently involved in several innovations including BEST Endotrainer, Virtual Reality Laparoscopic Surgery Stimulator, and Circulation pump, used for training in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Having extensive training in Bariatric Surgery and obtaining Fellowships in USA & Germany, Dr. Ramesh is now actively involved in weight-loss practice.Area of Expertise
His key areas of interest include Basic and Advanced Laparoscopic GI Surgery, Gynaecology, Urology and Thoracic Surgery, Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic surgery for splenectomy, colectomy and donor nephrectomy, Weight loss management & Bariatric Surgery.