Dr. Makam Ramesh is a leading figure in the field of Gastrointestinal, Minimal Invasive, and Bariatric Surgery, with a career spanning over three decades of innovation, dedication, and excellence. His expertise and pioneering work have positioned him at the forefront of surgical advancement, not just in India but on an international scale.

Innovations and Achievements

Dr. Ramesh has been a trailblazer in laparoscopic surgery since 1993, having performed over 12,000 advanced video-laparoscopic surgeries, ranging from general and thoracic to urology and gynaecology procedures. His relentless pursuit of advancing surgical techniques led him to perform numerous 'firsts' in Karnataka, including complex procedures like nephrectomy, varicocelectomy, and sleeve gastrectomy, among others.

Professional Journey

After completing his MBBS from Bangalore Medical College in 1984, Dr. Ramesh went on to achieve remarkable qualifications including D.N.B., D.A.C.P., F.A.I.S., F.I.A.M.S., F.I.C.S., F.M.A.S., F.I.A.G.E.S., and F.A.L.S., marking his proficiency across a broad spectrum of surgical disciplines. He currently serves as the Consultant & Head of the Department of GI, Minimal Invasive & Bariatric Surgery at A.V. Hospital and Arka Anugraha Hospital, along with being a Senior Consultant at Fortis Hospital and Dr. Tulip’s Obesity & Diabetes Surgery Centre in Bangalore.

Global Recognition

His commitment to medical excellence has taken him around the globe for training, observations, and sharing his vast knowledge through guest lectures and presentations at prestigious international conferences. Dr. Ramesh’s contributions to the field have been recognized with multiple awards, including the esteemed ‘Dr. B.C. Roy Memorial Award’.


Pioneering Education and Research

As the Director of the Bangalore Endoscopic Surgery Training Institute & Research Centre, Dr. Ramesh has mentored countless surgeons and gynaecologists, fostering a new generation of experts equipped with cutting-edge skills in minimal invasive surgery. His research initiatives, particularly in developing virtual reality laparoscopic surgery training systems, underline his role as a visionary in surgical education and practice.


Commitment to Service

Beyond his surgical acumen, Dr. Ramesh is deeply involved in community service, holding positions in various medical and social organizations, reflecting his holistic approach to healthcare and societal well-being.


A Life Dedicated to Advancement and Compassion

Dr. Makam Ramesh's illustrious career is a testament to his unwavering dedication to the advancement of surgery, his commitment to teaching and research, and his profound impact on patient care. With each surgery, lecture, and innovation, he continues to shape the future of healthcare, embodying the pinnacle of professional excellence and compassionate care.