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

Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari

Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari

MS, FICS, FIAGES

Department: Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology
Designation: Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist, Minimal Access GI Surgeon, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeon
Years Of Experience: 24
Day time OPD: MON - SAT 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Evening OPD: MON - SAT 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location: Somajiguda
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu, Odia
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Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari is a Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist, Minimal Access GI Surgeon, and Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeon at Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda, with over 24 years of experience.

She graduated from S.C.B Medical, Cuttack, with her MBBS in 1992 and her MS (General Surgery) in 1997, respectively. She received her training in bariatric surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, as well as NUH in Singapore.

Dr. Lakshmi enjoys mentoring newcomers to minimally invasive surgery and has a keen interest in academics and research. She also actively participates in a number of medical forums and conferences. She served as the organising secretary for OSSICON in 2009 and FIAGES, Hyderabad in 2010 and 2012 while also serving as the vice president of IAGES, Central Zone from 2008 to 2010 and again in 2010 to 2012.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • Training in Bariatric Surgery, NUH
  • Training in Bariatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
  • Training in Minimal Access Bariatric Surgery, Gleneagles Global Hospitals
  • Fellowship, International College of Surgeons
  • 2007: FIAGES, Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES)
  • 1997: MS (General Surgery), S.C.B Medical College and Hospital
  • 1992: MBBS, S.C.B Medical College and Hospital
ExperienceExperience
  • Currently working as a Senior Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist, Minimal Access GI Surgeon, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeon at Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda
  • 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 Surgeries
  • 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
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
    • Lumbar Hernia
    • 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 Endosurgeons
  • Member, Association of Surgeons of India
  • Asia-Pacific Hernia Society (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
  • Gastrointestinal 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 anastomotic 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, July 2012
Research Grants & ProjectsFAQ'S
  1. 1. Why do patients frequently visit Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari?

    Patients visit Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari for Advanced Minimal Access GI Surgeries, Bariatric Surgery, Metabolic Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Upper GI Surgery, and Pancreatic Surgery, among others.

  2. 2. What is Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari's educational qualification?

    Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari holds the following qualifications: MS, FICS, FIAGES.

  3. 3. What does Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari specialise in?

    Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari is a Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist, Minimal Access GI Surgeon, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeon who specialises in Minimal Access Bariatric Surgery, Minimal Access Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia Repairs (Inguinal, Incisional, Ventral Hernias & Redo Hernias), and Laparoscopic Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeries, among others.

  4. 4. Where does Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari practice?

    Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari practices at Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda.

  5. 5. How can I book Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari’s appointment?

    You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari for both an Online Video Consultation and an OPD Consultation by visiting her profile on Yashoda Hospitals.

  6. 6. How many years of experience does Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari have?

    Dr. Kona Lakshmi Kumari  has over 24 years of experience as a Surgical Gastroenterologist.

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