Dr J S Rajkumar
Dr J S Rajkumar graduated from Madras Medical College, Chennai with 32 gold medals.After that, Dr J S Rajkumar went on to do his post graduation and got four F.R.C.S to his credit. Dr J S Rajkumar then trained in the United Kingdom under senior surgeons on advanced general surgery and hepato-biliary and pancreatic surgery. Dr J S Rajkumar is a prolific surgeon with a huge volume of laparoscopic and open surgeries in Chennai since 1993. Dr J S Rajkumar is also one of the Dr J S Rajkumar International Examiners for the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. is the Chairman of the Lifeline Hospitals, founded by him in 1997, with two tertiary hospitals and two primary hospitals. Dr J S Rajkumar was also responsible for setting up the First Ever Stem Cell Unit in Chennai and also for reporting the first successful case after stem cell therapy. The Lifeline hospital has done clinical trials on various fields like spinal cord injury, liver diseases, neuro etc on about 650 patients. DrRajkumar demonstrated the mini gastric bypass surgery, the latest procedure for the control of obesity and diabetes; sleeve gastrectomy, and inguinal hernia; all performed laparoscopically (key-hole).Mini gastric bypass, a surgical technique introduced for the first time in Oman by Al Hayat a few months ago, not only results in weight reduction but also reverses diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, with all the patients who had undergone this procedure reporting excellent alteration in their metabolic profile. Their diabetes almost disappeared, enabling them to reduce their medication, including statins. The first Indian surgeon and the second in the world to use Google Glass to beam live surgeries to the whole world, Dr Rajkumar presented pre-recorded videos of unusual surgeries, some performed for the first time in South India, including laparoscopic Whipple for pancreatic cancer.