Consultant and Chief In Gastrointestinal , Hepatopancreaticobiliary and Bariatric Surgery

Dr.N.P. Kamalesh

MBBS, MS, DNB (Gastrointestinal Surgery), FMAS, FICS, FACS

Doctor Schedule
New OP Days
Fri & Sat8am - 4pm
Work Experience
15 years
  • English, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi
Awards & Achievements
Best e video award for Laparoscopic Spleen preserving distal pancreatectomy - IASG, 2017, Pune
Professional membership
  • Life member of AMASI – Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • Life member of ASI – Association of Surgeons of India
  • Life member of IMA – Indian Medical Association
  • Life member of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterologists
  • Life member of Indian Chapter of International Hepato- PancreatoBiliary Association
  • Life member of American College of Surgeons
  • Life member of Assocn of Surgical Gastroenterologists of Kerala( ASGK)
  • Life member of Indian Assocn of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons
  • Life member of International college of Surgeons, Indian chapter

Clinical Expertise

  • Specialised in management of Complex Gastrointestinal Cancers and other diseases.
  • Expert in Advanced Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Thoraco laparoscopic surgery for Esophageal Cancers.
  • Thoracoscopic enucleation of benign esophageal tumours
  • Laparoscopy / Open Radical  Total/ Extended Gastrectomy.
  • Laparoscopic Nissen’s Fundoplication  for Gastroesophageal reflux Disease ( GERD).
  • Laparoscopic Heller’s Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia Cardia.
  • Laparoscopic resection of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours

Colorectal Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Appendicectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal resections for Colon and Rectal Cancers.
  • Laparoscopic surgery for Diverticular disease of colon
  • Laparoscopic Restorative Proctocolectomy and Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis / Familial Adenomatous Polyposis.
  • Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis (HIPEC)

Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery

  • Laparoscopic / Open Whipple’s procedure for Pancreatic cancers.
  • Multivisceral resections for locally advanced distal pancreatic tumours
  • Laparoscopic Distal pancreatectomy with / without Spleen preservation for Benign pancreatic tumours
  • Laparoscopic Cystogastrostomy/ Necrosectomy   for Complicated Acute Pancreatitis
  • Lateral pancreaticojejunostomy for Chronic Calcific pancreatitis.
  • Lap and open radical cholecystectomy for Carcinoma Gallbladder
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Major Hepatectomies for Hepatocellular Cancers and Cholangiocarcinomas
  • Porta Renal Shunts for Portal Hypertension

Bariatric surgery

  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Obesity
  • Laparoscopic Roux Y Bypass


  • Laparoscopic and Open repair of simple and complex abdominal wall hernia

Research and Publications


  • Kamalesh NP, Prakash K, Pramil K, Zacharias P, Ramesh GN, Philip M. Prevalence and patterns of  diverticulosis in patients undergoing colonoscopy in a southern Indian hospital. Indian J Gastroenterol 2012 Vol 31(6):337-9
  • Kamalesh NP, Prakash K, Pramil K, Vipin IS. Large Mucocele of appendix. Indian J Gastroenterol 2012, 31(2): 87
  • Kamalesh NP, Prakash K, Pramil K. Intrahepatic rupture of Empyema Gall bladder. Indian J Gastroenterol 2012, 31(5): 280
  • Kamalesh NP, Pramil K, Deepak George T, Shaji P, Sylesh A, Prakash K. Laparoscopy is safe and effective in the management of Mirizzi syndrome. J Minim Access Surg . 2015 Oct-Dec; 11(4): 246–250. Min Access Surg, Oct –Dec 2015
  • Kamalesh NP, Pramil.K, Prakash K, Mathew Philip, Shaji P, Sylesh A, Deepak George T, Rohan S. Menetrier’s Disease with Early Gastric Cancer: Case report and Review of Literature. Trop Gastroenterol 2016;37(1):58-61
  • Kamalesh NP, Prakash K, Ramesh GN. Wandering Gastrostomy. Indian J Surg . 2016 Apr; 78(2):144–146

Co Authored

  • George D, Pramil K, Kamalesh NP, Ponnambathayil S, Kurumboor P. Sexual and urinary dysfunction following laparoscopic total mesorectal excision in male patients. A prospective study. J Min AccessSurg . March 2017
  • K, Kamalesh NP, Pramil K, Deepak George, Shaji P, Deepak Varma, Sylesh A. Octreotide Does Not Prevent Pancreatic Fistula Following Pancreatoduodenectomy in Patients with Soft Pancreas and Non-dilated Duct: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial . J Gastrointest Surg 2015 Nov 25;19(11):2038-44
  • Prakash K, Kamalesh NP, Pramil K, Vipin IS, Aikot S, Jacob M. Does case selection and outcome following laparoscopic colorectal surgery change after initial learning curve: Analysis of 235 consecutive elective laparoscopic colorectal resections. J Min Access Surg 2013;9: 99-103
  • Prakash K, Kamalesh NP, Primary posterior Perineal herniation of the urinary bladder. J Min Access Surg 2013;9: 126-7
  • Prakash K, Kamalesh NP, Pramil K, Aikot S, Prakash Z, Ramesh GN, Philip M. Dense calculi formation resulting in impaction of pancreatic stent. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2013 Jan;32(1):66.
  • Prakash K, Kamalesh NP, Aikot S, Metastatic paraganglioma of the Bileduct. Tropical Gastroenterol 2013;34(3):180–182
  • Prakash K, Varma D, Rajan M, Kamalesh NP, Zacharias P, Ganesh Narayanan R, Philip M. Laparoscopic colonic resection for rectosigmoid colonic tumours: a retrospective analysis and comparison with open resection. Indian J Surg. 2010 Aug;72(4):318-22
  • Prakash K, Varma D, Rajan M, Kamalesh NP, Paulose R, Narayanan RG, Philip M. Outcome of pancreatic ascites in patients with tropical calcific pancreatitis managed using a uniform treatment protocol. Indian J Gastroenterol 2009, 28(3): 103 -106