Dr. Sindhu Radha Sadasivan Nair

Speciality : Surgical Gastroenterology

Designation : Consultant in Surgical Gastroenterology & HPB Surgery

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Brief description

Senior Gastro Surgeon with more than 17 years working experience in Gastrointestinal Surgery at renowned hospitals of the state.

Educational Qualification

MS (General Surgery), MCh (Surgical Gastroenterology), FMAS, FIAGES

Areas of Expertise

Gastrointestinal surgeries for benign diseases and tumours involving liver, biliary tract, pancreas, spleen, stomach, small bowel, colon and rectum.

Laparoscopic surgeries for benign and cancer diseases of stomach, colon, rectum, small bowel and for HPB .

Previous Experience

More than 17 years working experience in the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala.

Performed more than 1000 core gastrointestinal surgeries (Open and Laparoscopic) in the last 9 years as a Gastrosurgeon.

Doing focused work in Laparoscopic cancer surgeries for the last 4 years; performed more than 150 laparoscopic surgeries for Gastrointestinal cancers (Liver, stomach, pancreas colon and rectum) without operative mortality.

Special Interests

Pancreatic cancer and pancreatic stone disease
Laparoscopic cancer surgery in Gastrointestinal and HPB tumours
First lady to successfully complete the Medical PG Super-specialty degree MCh Surgical Gastroenterology from the Kerala state.
First lady in Kerala/India to successfully perform a Total Laparoscopic Whipple’s surgery (done for tumours of pancreas and adjacent organs).

Professional Memberships

  • Fellowship in Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • Fellowship in Indian Association of Gastrointestinal endoscopic Surgeons
  • Member of Association of Surgeons of India
  • Member of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterologists
  • Member of Indian chapter of International Hepato-pancreato-biliary Association
  • Member of Indian Medical Association

Other Achievements and recognitions:

a. Vanitha Woman of the Year, 2014
b. Best Paper Award in National Conference of Surgical Gastroenterology, 2013.
c. Best Paper Award in the State Conference of Surgical Gastroenterology, 2011
d. Best Paper Award in the State Conference of Surgery, 2011
e. Best Video Presentation Award in the National Conference of IAGES, 2019
f. Presented more than 20 research papers in various National and International conferences of Surgical Gastroenterology
g. Published research work in International Journal (3 papers) and National Journal (6 papers) of Surgical Gastroenterology