ELCE Chairman

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Dr. P.S. Rajan

- ELCE Chairman

Dr. P.S. Rajan, a well-known Laparoscopic Surgeon & Interventional Endoscopist in Coimbatore. Born from humble weaver’s family in Tamilnadu after losing his father at his 14 years of age. He had to go through a journey to come up. The Post completion of Medicine and Masters in Surgery at Coimbatore Medical College, he gained experience being a primary student of Prof. C. Palanivelu, one of the domain’s distinguished Lap surgeon. Prof. C. Palanivelu has been his mentor at Gem Hospital for almost 20 years.

Some of his admirable accomplishments are below:

  • Awarded the prestigious American Fellowships FACS and FICS.
  • Accomplished three years of super-speciality course in surgical Gastro Enterology.
  • Actively involved in Training Courses in Laparoscopic surgeries for more than 10 years.
  • Successfully trained hundreds of surgeons across the country.
  • His keen interest in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair cured many complicated inguinal hernias and incisional hernias.
  • Demonstrated live hernia repairs at various renowned National conferences.
  • Instructed a lot of training courses for both basic and advanced laparoscopic surgeries.
  • Holds vast experience in performing almost all abdominal procedures by Laparoscopy as Appedicectomy, Lap Cholecystectomy, Heller’s Myotomy, Fundoplication, Malignancies of stomach, Small and Large bowel, Pancreatic surgeries and Bariatric surgeries for Obesity.
  • Facilitated for several national and international conferences with presentations and live demonstrations.
  • An expert in advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy like ERCP for common bile duct stones, endoscopic palliative metal stenting for advanced GI Luminal cancers.
  • One of his world records is ERCP on a 7 months old baby to remove CBD stones.
  • NOTES (Natural Orifice Trans Luminal Endoscopic Surgery) is a mile stone and a unique procedure. It is a scar less surgery performing operative procedures via a natural orifice like mouth, vagina and anus through endoscopy.
  • First surgeon in the world to perform Trans Vaginal Endoscopic Appendicectomy.
  • First to perform Trans Vaginal Endoscopic Gall Bladder in Asia.
  • He is the first surgeon in the world to perform video conferencing live NOTES to Seoul, South Korea, witnessed by more than 1000 endoscopic surgeons in the year 2011.
  • Among his recent works, POEM (Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy) Hellers Myotomy is been performed totally by endoscopic approach leaving no scar for Achalasia Cardia.
  • He has been awarded by our former president Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for being the first surgeon in South India to perform this particular innovative advanced procedure.
  • He has been honoured by former PM Shri Deva Gowda with ❝STAR OF INDIA 2015❞ for his medical work and corporate social responsibility to the public in the name of Project YES (Your Endoscopy Screening).
  • One of his accomplishments with his team is, conducting 6897 free endoscopy screening programmes to pick up the early gastric cancers as they are completely curable in that stage in 41 camps.

Awards and Records