Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist, Minimal access GI Surgeon, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari

Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari


Department: Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology
Designation: Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist, Minimal access GI Surgeon, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeon
Years Of Experience: 23
Day time OPD: MON - SAT 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Evening OPD: MON - SAT 05:00PM - 07:00PM
Location: Somajiguda
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu, Odia
Book An Appointment

Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari has been in the field of Surgical Gastroenterology for about 2 decades and has accumulated immense experience and expertise in Minimal Access, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgical procedures. She completed her MBBS and MS (Gen Surgery) in the years 1992 and 1997 respectively from S.C.B Medical, Cuttack. She has been trained in Bariatric surgery at NUH, Singapore and Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA. Dr Lakshmi has a keen interest in research & academics and enjoys mentoring the beginners in Minimally Access Surgery. She is also an active participant in various medical forums and conferences. She held the position of the Vice President of IAGES, Central Zone through the years 2008-2010 & 2010-2012 and was the Organizing Secretary for OSSICON–2009 and FIAGES, Hyderabad – 2010 & 2012.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • MBBS -S.C.B Medical College and Hospital - 1992
  • MS (Gen Surgery) -S.C.B Medical College and Hospital - 1997
  • FIAGES -Indian Association of Gastro-Intestinal Endo Surgeons - 2007
  • Fellowship -International College of Surgeons
  • Training in Minimal Access Bariatric Surgery - Gleneagles Global Hospitals
  • Training in Bariatric Surgery -Cleveland Clinic
  • Training in Bariatric Surgery - NUH
  • Performed over 25,000 Minimal Access and more than 3000 Bariatric procedures
  • Performed highest number of single incision Scar-less Bariatric Surgeries in the state of AP and Telangana
  • Worked at NUH, Singapore
  • Worked at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
Services offeredServices offered
  • Advanced minimal access GI surgeries
  • Bariatric Surgery including re dos Hernia
  • Metabolic Surgeries for type II DM
  • Hernias
  • Anti-reflux surgeries
  • Colorectal Surgeries
  • Gallbladder Surgeries
  • Upper GI Surgeries
  • Achalasia Cardia
  • Solid organ Surgeries
  • Pancreatic surgeries
  • Bariatric Surgery
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Roux-En-Y
    • Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Metabolic Surgeries
    • Hernias
    • Inguinal
    • Incisional
    • Ventral
    • Lumbar
    • Recurrent and complex hernia
  • Colorectal Surgeries
    • Colectomies
    • Abdominoperineal resection (APR)
    • Rectopexy
  • Gallbladder Surgeries
    • Cholecystectomy
    • CBD Exploration or Common Bile Duct Exploration
  • Upper GI Surgeries
    • Anti-reflux surgeries
    • Achalasia Cardia
    • Gastrectomies
    • Oesophageal surgeries
  • Solid organ Surgeries
    • Splenectomy
    • Adrenalectomy
  • Pancreatic surgeries
    • Pseudocyst
    • Necrosectomy
    • Pancreatectomies
    • Longitudinal Pancreaticojejunostomy (Puestow Procedure) or LPJ
    • Whipple
  • Others
    • Small bowel surgeries
    • Appendectomies
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Minimal Access Bariatric Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repairs (Inguinal, Incisional, Ventral Hernias & Redo Hernias)
  • Laparoscopic Upper Gastrointestinal surgeries
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • Member - Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons
  • Member - Association of Surgeons of India
  • APHS
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • In vitro allogeneic immune cell response to mesenchymal stromal cells derived from human adipose in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Cellular immunology 10.1016. 12/01/2017
  • Indian Journal of surgery 28/12/2016. Laparoscopic Management of a proximal Jejunal Gallstone ileus with patulous ampulla and Choledochal cyst - a report of unusual presentation and a review - 10.1007
  • 30-Day Morbidity and Mortality of Bariatric Surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic, a multinational cohort study of 7704 patients from 42 countries. Obese Surg-2021 July 30. Epub 2021 July 30.
  • Gastro intestinal deep infiltrative endometriosis with lymph node involvement. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2021 Jan-Mar 64 (1):213-215
  • Complications after bariatric surgery: A multicentric study of 11,568 patients from Indian bariatric surgery outcomes reporting group. J. MAS 2021 Apr-Jun 17 (2) 213-220
  • Prevalence of Cholelithiasis and Choledocholithiasis in Morbidly Obese South Indian Patients and Further Development of Biliary Calculus Disease After Sleeve, Gastric Bypass and MGB Obese Surg: 2016, 10:26(10) 2411-7
  • International study on bariatric surgery in advanced disease patients ONWARD study.
  • Invasive candida infection after bariatric surgery for morbid obesity presenting as late anastamotic leak. Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology Research.
Awards and AchievementsAwards and Achievements
  • 1st Prize for Scientific paper in ASICON
  • Best Paper Awards ASICON at Hyderabad - 2001
  • Vaidya Shiromani Award at Hyderabad in July - 2012
  • Regular health check-up is important


  • Yes Same as WhatsApp number
  • By clicking on Send, you accept to receive communication from Yashoda Hospitals on email, SMS, call and Whatsapp.
Select Department
Not Sure of the Specialty?

Choose your date & Slot

Change Date
Monday, OCTOBER 30
Enter Patient Details

Please Note: This session ends in 3:00 mins

Not Finding Your Preferred Slots?