Overview

Dr. Ramraj Vemala Nagendra Gupta is a Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist, Advanced Laparoscopy, and  Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in the Department of Gastrosciences. He specializes in handling the most complex cases and has treated countless patients over the years. His immense experience of 12yrs and knowledge have been the reason behind many successful treatments performed at the hospital. 

Education & Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • DNB (General Surgery)
  • FACS (USA)
  • FBMS (RGUHS)
  • FMIS (RGUHS)
  • FIAGES
  • FACRSI
  • FALS-HPB
  • FIBC
  • EFIAGES

Experience

  • Consultant Surgeon at SS Sparsh Hospital, Bangalore (June 2020 to Aug 2020)
  • Consultant Surgeon - BR Life – SSNMC Super Specialty hospital, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore (Oct 2019 to May 2020)
  • Visiting Consultant Surgeon at St. Philomena’s Hospital, Bangalore (June 2016 to till date)
  • Consultant Surgeon at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore (April 2016 to Sep 2019)
  • Junior Consultant Surgeon at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Bangalore (Mar 2015 to Mar 2016)
     

Research & Publications

Chapter name: Colorectal Liver Metastasis
In Evidence-based practices in Gastro-intestinal, colorectal and Hepatobiliary surgery –  
Govind Nandakumar. Page: 468 to 478, Jaypee publications

Chapter Name: Carcinoma of colon In Surgical Gastro-enterology
Sanjiv Haribhakti, 3rd edition, Page: 942 to 954, Paras Medical Publisher

Chapter Name: Laparoscopic Surgery in Obstructed and Recurrent Tumors
In Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, A Step by Step Guide with Video Atlas, Edited: Sanjiv Haribhakti, Chapter: 27, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group

Volume 3 / Issue 61 / November 13, 2014
Case report: Sleeve gastrectomy in a patient with celiac disease and Thallessemia minor is safe. Page: 13716-13620 

Volume 12 – Issue 1 / January-March 2016
Original article: Does the length of the common limb influence remission of diabetes? Short term results. Page: 54-57
Journal of minimal access surgery (JMAS)

Volume 9 Number 4 / July-August 2018
Original article: Lichtenstein inguinal hernia tension-free mesh repair under Total intravenous anaesthesia Vs Regional Anesthesia Page: 485-489
New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume 12, April 2021
Original Article: Molecular Oncology in Management of Colorectal Cancer Page: 169-180
Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology

Does Diabetes Surgery Score Predict Success of Metabolic Surgery? Our experience.  
Original article

Early Post-Operative Bleed after Bariatric surgery: Our Experience
Original article

Cost-effective Roux-en-y gastric bypass – Three stapler technique
Original article

Which scoring system can predict the outcome of metabolic surgery better: Diabetes surgery score (DSS) or Diabetes remission score (DRS)? 
Original article

Case report: A Rare Case of Colorectal Carcinoma following Roux – en – Y Gastric Bypass surgery.

Poster presentations: Five vessel clearance in Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Surgical Society of Bangalore

Poster presentations: Supercharged colonic conduit for complex corrosive esophageal stricture.
Surgical Society of Bangalore

Poster presentation: Does the quality of life equate to weight loss in bariatric surgery
Surgical Society of Bangalore

Paper presentation: Weight regain: a challenge to bariatric surgery
Surgical Society of Bangalore

Video presentation: Redo Surgery- Roux-en-y gastric bypass to distal gastric bypass
International conclave on advanced bariatric & metabolic surgery, IAGES central zone, Bangalore

Video presentation: Banded sleeve gastrectomy
International conclave on advanced bariatric & metabolic surgery, IAGES central zone, Bangalore

Poster presentation: Management of a rare early postoperative complication after Roux-en-y gastric bypass
IAGES 2014, Chennai

Video presentation: Simultaneous thoraco-laparoscopic repair of recurrent diaphragmatic hernia
IAGES 2014, Chennai

Poster presentation: Bariatric surgery & celiac disease
OSSICON 2015, Mumbai 

Paper presentation: Diabetes scoring system: How do they compare?
OSSICON 2015, Mumbai 

Paper presentation: Quality of life after bariatric surgery
OSSICON 2015, Mumbai 

Paper presentation Control of Diabetes with Bariatric surgery – Our experience
Surgical Society of Bangalore

Poster Presentation Cost-effective endoscopic anal surgery – Initial experience 
ACRSICON 2015, New Delhi

FMAS – Fellowship course Faculty lecture on – Energy sources
Kempegowda institute of medical sciences, Bangalore  

FACRSI – Fellowship Course Faculty lecture on – 

  1. Hamartomatous polyps and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome
  2. Surgical management of Anal incontinence

JLN Medical, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

Abstracts:  Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1)  
                      July-September 2012

A) Posters

  • Laparoscopic repair of Rectovaginal fistula.  Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, C12, S43.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Laparoscopic Longitudinal Pancreatico-Jejunostomy. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, P12, S105.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  •  Supercharged colonic interposition for corrosive pharyngo-oesophagal stricture. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012,  E16, S19. SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Laparoscopic proximal gastrectomy with en bloc upper splenectomy for GIST of the esophagogastric junction. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, S13, S31. SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Aorto-superior Mesenteric bypass. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, I7, S36.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Right Hepatectomy in icteric type Hepatocellular Carcinoma – Report of a case and literature review. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, L25, S60.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Is R0 Resection in the presence of Self Expandable Metallic Stent in HilarCholangiocarcinomapossible? Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012,  B10, S83.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Laparoscopic Pancreatic Necrosectomy.Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, P20, S102.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.

B) Video presentations 

  • Thoracolaparoscopic Extended Myotomy for Diffuse Esophageal spasm. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, E22, S21.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Laparoscopic D2 Gastrectomy for Advanced Gastric Cancer. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, S16, S31.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Total Laparoscopic repair of Rectovaginal fistula. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, C16, S44. SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1)  July-September 2012, C32, S48.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Totally Laparoscopic Right Hepatectomy with Modified Liver hanging technique. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1)  July-September 2012, L33, S62.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Laparoscopic Resection of Giant Hemangioma. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, L34, S62.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Laparoscopic Choledochal cyst excision following Bilio-enteric bypass. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, B18, S86.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
  • Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy for Giant Pancreatic Neoplasm. Tropical Gastroenterology, Volume 33 Number 3(Supplement 1) July-September 2012, P37, S107.SrikanthGadiyaram, Neel Shetty, Jayanth Reddy, Ganesh Shenoy, SunilkumarAlur, Ramraj Nanak.
     

Specializations

  • Gastrointestinal cancer surgeries
  • Foregut(Stomach & Esophagus) surgeries
  • Hepato-biliary surgeries
  • Pancreatic surgeries
  • Small intestinal & mesenteric surgeries
  • Colon and Rectal surgeries
  • Surgeries for Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgeries
  • Bariatric and Metabolic surgeries
  • Re-do Bariatric procedures
  • Abdominal wall hernia repairs
  • Thoracoscopy and VATS