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Dr. Christopher .S.K

Consultant Advanced Minimally Invasive, Bariatric, GI & Laser Surgeon
Specialist: Endoscopic, Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeon

About Dr. Christopher

Dr.Christopher is a National Board of Examinations (NBE)-Certified DNB Surgeon with more than 7 years of experience in all aspects of Laparoscopic & Minimally Invasive Surgery. He has excellent skills to perform both basic and advanced laparoscopic procedures. He is an expert in performing both Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy and Colonoscopy. He is also trained in Robotic Surgery and has been certified and licensed to do Robotic Surgery.

Dr.Christopher is a highly regarded Educator and Lecturer and has traveled across the country and around the world sharing his expertise and knowledge with colleagues and friends. He has been an amazing teacher for his students and has been an inspiration for many students across the world.

He has extensive experience in the treatment of all General Surgical conditions, Colorectal disorders, Obesity, and Metabolic disorders. He is dedicated to caring for his patients through a holistic approach to health and well-being. He is the first qualified Bariatric and Metabolic surgeon in Tirunelveli district and South of Tamilnadu. He has operating privileges at most of the hospitals in and around Tirunelveli districts.

He is a skillful endoscopist who can perform Upper GI Endoscopy and Colonoscopy for both diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. He is also been trained in Intragastric Botox injections, Intra Gastric Balloon insertions, and Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty for Obesity management.

Dr.Christopher and his team believe in a Multi-Disciplinary approach to weight loss with ongoing support from Fellow Surgeons, Endocrinologists, Nutritionists, Psychologists, and Fitness trainers. His goal is to ensure that prospective patients proceed, well informed, with this life-changing experience in a seamless, convenient, and most importantly, safe manner. His aim and vision are to fight against Obesity and also to treat patients with obesity.

With over 2500+ laparoscopic surgeries performed, his areas of practice and expertise include, Advanced Laparoscopic & Complex Gastrointestinal Surgeries, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries, Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeries, Laparoscopic Hernia repairs, Laser Surgeries, Robotic Surgeries, and other General Surgery procedures.


M.B.B.S: J. J. M. Medical College Davangere – 2009

DNB (Gen. Surgery): Baptist Hospital Bangalore, A unit of Christian Medical College Vellore -2013

FIAGES: The International Federation of Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons – 2016

FMAS: Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India – 2016

FACRSI: Fellow of Association of Colo-Rectal Surgeons of India – 2017

FICS: International College of Surgeons, Chicago, USA – 2017

MNAMS: Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences – 2017

FACS: Fellow of American College of Surgeons, Chicago, USA – 2018

FAIS: Fellowship of Association of Surgeons of India – 2018

FBMS: Fellowship in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Taiwan – 2019

FRSPH: Fellowship of Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), UK – 2019

D.MAS: Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery – IRCAD Centre, Strasbourg France – 2019

FMIS: Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery – IRCAD Centre Taiwan – 2019

FICRS: Fellowship in International College of Robotic Surgeons, SAGES, WALS – 2019

F.MAS: Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery – SAGES, WALS – 2019

D.MAS: Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery – SAGES, WALS – 2019

Fellowships Awarded

  • Attended training workshops in Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery in India, Taiwan, the USA, and the UK
  • Have presented more than fifteen papers in conferences in India and abroad
  • Has several national & international publications to his credit in indexed journals
  • He has conducted and has been the moderator for Laparoscopic Workshops, CME programs & Physician awareness programs.
  • He has been actively involved with the teaching & training of young surgeons.
  • He has been delivering Health talks at various forums including electronic media and various T.V. Channels.
  • He has been writing articles for newspapers, health magazines regularly.


7+ Years


Endoscopic, Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeon


Laparoscopic Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Laparoscopic Colorectaland Hepatobiliary Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery, Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgery including Anti-reflux Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Scarless and Single Port Surgery, Endocrine, Thyroid and Breast surgery, PerOral and Axillary Laparoscopic Thyroidectomy, Laser Surgery for Varicose veins, Piles, Fissures, Fistulas, Robotic Surgery (Bariatrics, General Surgery, and Colorectal)