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Dr. Prasanna Kumar Reddy MB, FRCS (E), FACG (USA) Diploma in Surgical Laparoscopy (FR)- Senior Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist
and Laparoscopic Surgeon- Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

Dr. Suryanarayan Dr.   Prasanna Kumar  Reddy qualified from Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India, in 1970. In 1978, he became the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
In 1987 he was elected as a Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology. In 2000 he obtained Diploma in Surgical Laparoscopy from Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France. He had his surgical training in Leeds Hospital, UK, Hammersmith Hospital, London and Presbytarian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, USA.  He underwent Laparoscopic surgical training in Singapore General Hospital.
He also underwent training in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery at Vanderbalt University Medical Centre, Nashiville, Tennessee, USA. He is a Senior Consultant Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals who started GI surgical services in 1984 and Laparoscopic surgical services in 1992. As an active member of ELSA, he has participated as an invited speaker and as Chairperson in Hongkong, Istanbul, New Delhi, Manila, Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur. He also participated in the World congress at Rome, Singapore and New York.


Professional Qualifications:


Bachelor of Medicine  & Bachelor of Surgery


Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra University, INDIA

Senior House Surgeon

1970 - 1972

Govt. Royapettah Hospital Chennai. INDIA.

Senior House Officer, Registrar and Consultant

1972 - 1983

Sheffield, Manchester and Leeds Regional Hospitals, UK

Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist


Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

Hepato biliary training


Hammersmith Hospital,
London with Prof. L.H. Blumgart

biliary training at Presbytarian University


Hospital, Pittsburgh, USA with Prof.T.E. Starzle
and Prof. S. Iwatsuki

Laparoscopic training


Singapore General Hospitals, Singapore

Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist & Laparoscopic Surgeon,


Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.

Visiting Surgeon


Venderbilt University Medical Centre, Nashville, TN, USA (trained in Bariatirc Surgery)



  • Gastro-intestinal Surgery
  • Hepato biliary Pancreatic Surgery - Liver and Pancreatic Resections & Biliary Reconstruction
  • Laparoscopic GI surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery


  • Established GI unit in Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • Established an Advanced Laparoscopic Unit at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • Award Received for completion of 20 years service at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • Trained number of Surgeons in GI and Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Overseas Tutor for Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
  • Former Exec Committee Member ,IAGES. 1998- 2002
  • Participated as a faculty in National and International conferences- Hong Kong, Bangkok, Istanbul, Rome, Tokyo, Singapore, New York, Kuala Lumpur, Bali, Indonesia


  • Primary Splenic Pregnancy – BMJ 1981
  • Laparoscopic Removal of an Artery Forceps – JSLS Sept 2003 Vol 7 No:3
  • Torsion of the Gall Bladder – Laparoscopic cholecystectomy – published in jsls
  • Left sided gall bladder – sinistroposition for publication with  JSLS
  • Hepatic Cystadenoma – A Diagnostic Challenge –published in Apollo proceedings
  • Laparoscoic Distal Pancreatectomy for Papillary Cystic Neoplasm –  published Apollo hospital proceedings.


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