Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal, Bangalore

for Gastric Sleeve

Gastric Sleeve

This is a surgical procedure done to induce weight loss in a patient. Partial gastrostomy is done in which a larger portion of the stomach will be removed leaving only 15% of its original weight intact. It permanently reduced the size of one’s stomach despite the fact that sometimes dilation may occur later in life. In can be achieved through an open or laparoscopic surgery.

Overview

Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal was founded in 2005 and was the first of the Columbia Asia Hospitals to be established in India. The hospital has been recognized for its excellent standard of service and has received the NABH accreditation. This 90-bed hospital treats patients in all areas of the medical spectrum and is well-known for its expertise in pediatrics, obstetrics, childbirth, and difficult kidney surgeries. The hospital is staffed with committed international patient coordinators to ensure those coming from abroad receive all the necessary assistance. They will help patients with hotel and visa bookings, medical record translation, and interpreter services. Patients can also make use of free WiFi, televisions in their rooms, and laundry services.

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Location

Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal is located in the northern district of Bengaluru (also known as Bangalore) in India. It is 27 km from the Kempegowda International Airport and is also accessible via public transportation, with several bus stops located outside. Bengaluru is the capital of India's southern Karnataka state. It is well known for its open spaces and lush gardens. Lal Bagh means “Red Garden” in English and is one of the most exotic and best known botanic gardens in the region. It is found 13 km away from the hospital. Bengaluru is a beautiful mixture of the old and the new, with amusement and water parks found close to ancient temples and breath-taking waterfalls.

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Translators can be arranged for other Languages

Services

Medical records transfer

Rehabilitation

Airport pickup

Hotel booking

Special offer for group stays

Free Wifi

Phone in the room

TV in the room

Special dietary requests accepted

Private rooms for patients available

Parking available

Pharmacy

Laundry

Mobility accessible rooms

Online doctor consultation

Medical travel insurance

Translation services

Interpreter services

Car hire

Local transportation booking

Flight booking

Local tourism options

Family accommodation

Visa / Travel office

Religious facilities

Nursery / Nanny services

Dry cleaning

Entertainment options

International newspapers

Personal assistance / Concierge

Health insurance coordination

Restaurant

Procedures

Ophthalmology 8 procedures

Cataract Surgery

N/A

Detached Retina Treatment

N/A

Eyelid Surgery

N/A

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Treatment

N/A

Cornea Transplant

N/A

Vitrectomy (Retinal Detachment Repair)

N/A

Strabismus (ocular misalignment)

N/A

Glaucoma

N/A

Gastroenterology 10 procedures

Cholecystectomy

N/A

Colonoscopy

N/A

Endoscopy

N/A

Gallstones Treatment

N/A

Gastroscopy

N/A

Gastroenterology Consultation

N/A

Gastrointestinal Perforation Repair

N/A

Liver Biopsy

N/A

Choledochotomy

N/A

Capsule Endoscopy

N/A

General Surgery 2 procedures

Hernia Repair

N/A

Appendectomy

N/A

Bariatric Surgery 5 procedures

Bariatric Surgery Consultation

N/A

Gastric Band Surgery

N/A

Gastric Balloon Treatment

N/A

Gastric Bypass Surgery

N/A

Gastric Sleeve

N/A

Diagnostic Imaging 5 procedures

MRI Scan Magnetic Resonance Imaging

N/A

Abdominal Ultrasound

N/A

Chest X-Ray

N/A

CT Scan (Computed Tomography)

N/A

Diagnostic X-Rays

N/A

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) 9 procedures

Adenoidectomy

N/A

Cochlear Implant

N/A

Laryngeal Surgery

N/A

Audiometry

N/A

Laryngectomy

N/A

Thyroidectomy

N/A

Laryngoscopy

N/A

Neck Dissection

N/A

Tonsillectomy

N/A

Gynecology 11 procedures

Cervical Polyp Removal

N/A

Gynecologic Laparoscopy

N/A

Antenatal Care (ANC)

N/A

Myomectomy

N/A

Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery

N/A

Hysterectomy

N/A

Hysteroscopy

N/A

Laparoscopic Myomectomy

N/A

Abdominal Myomectomy

N/A

Hysteroscopic Myomectomy

N/A

Ovarian Cyst Removal

N/A

Neurosurgery 5 procedures

Brain Aneurysm Repair

N/A

Brain Tumor Surgery

N/A

Cranioplasty

N/A

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgery

N/A

Skull Base Surgery

N/A

Spinal Surgery 3 procedures

Spine Surgery

N/A

Spinal Disc Herniation Treatment (slipped disc)

N/A

Spinal Fusion Surgery

N/A

Urology 8 procedures

Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)

N/A

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

N/A

Bladder Stone Removal

N/A

Kidney Stones Treatment

N/A

Prostate Biopsy

N/A

TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate)

N/A

Percutaneous nephrostolithotomy (PCNL - Kidney Stone Removal)

N/A

Ureteroscopy (URS)

N/A

General Medicine 7 procedures

Medical Examination

N/A

Abdominal Examination

N/A

Female Health Checkup

N/A

General Medicine Consultation

N/A

Deep Wound Treatment

N/A

Vaccination

N/A

Male Health Checkup

N/A

Neurology 4 procedures

Neurological Rehabilitation

N/A

Dementia Management

N/A

Epilepsy Treatment

N/A

Neurology Consultation

N/A

Nephrology 2 procedures

Nephrology Consultation

N/A

Kidney Dialysis

N/A

Laboratory Medicine 3 procedures

Blood Test Package

N/A

Blood Tests

N/A

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing

N/A

Rheumatology 6 procedures

Rheumatoid Arthritis Consultation

N/A

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

N/A

Fibromyalgia Treatment

N/A

Lupus Erythematosus Treatment

N/A

Rheumatology Consultation

N/A

Scleroderma (crest syndrome)

N/A

Vascular Medicine 2 procedures

Angiography

N/A

Angioplasty

N/A

Endocrinology 3 procedures

Diabetes Consultation

N/A

Endocrinology Consultation

N/A

Endocrinology Testing

N/A

Tropical medicine 1 procedures

Malaria Treatment

N/A

Neonatology 1 procedures

Neonatology Consultation

N/A

Paediatrics 2 procedures

Pediatric Cancer Treatment

N/A

General Paediatrics

N/A

Specialists

Specialists working with Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal, Bangalore

Dr. S Sudhakar Nephrology

  • Dr. Sudhakar completed his M.B.B.S from the prestigious Madras Medical College and FRCS in Glasgow.
  • He has experience of more than 15 years out of which he worked in the UK for 7 years
  • He has served as president of Indian Medical Association and is a life member of IMA and Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
  • He was the co-investigator in the International MOST study phase 3B Neoral study and Everolimus (ASCERTAIN) trial.

Dr. Ananda R Paediatrics

  • In his career of over 13 years he has gained good amount of experience in pediatric critical care at both secondary and tertiary level units
  • He is well versed with and has adequate knowledge about Neonatal Resuscitation, Exchange Transfusion, Longline Placement, Mechanical Ventilation as well as Neonatal Transport
  • He has completed NALS & PALS Certifications

Dr. Anand N S General Surgery Bariatric Surgery

  • Dr. Anand N S is a highly qualified Consultant with over 12 years of quality experience.
  • To further enhance his skills he also pursued FMAS, FMIBS and FIAGES.
  • Since 2011, he has been working as a Consultant General Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon at renowned institutions like Beams Hospitals and Fortis Hospital.
  • He has also actively participated as a speaker at various academic and public forums.

Dr. Karthik Vasudevan Cardiology

  • Dr. Karthik Vasudevan is currently a Senior Consultant in Interventional Cardiology at Columbia Asia Hospital, Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore.
  • He has an experience of over 21 years.
  • He was trained in heart failure device implantation in Switzerland.
  • He also worked at San Raffle Hospital, Milan, Italy and San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Torino, Italy, where he was trained in complex coronary interventions.
  • He is a Fellow of Indian College of Cardiology and also a Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (USA).

Dr. Prabhakara Shetty Heggunje Cardiology

  • Dr. Prabhakara Shetty Heggunje is the Head of the Department of Cardiology in Columbia Asia Hospitals in the Yeshwanthpur and Hebbal branches in Bangalore
  • He has experience of more than 28 years.
  • Dr. Shetty’s skills in the field of Interventional Cardiology, his impeccable proficiency in clinical medicine, dedication to patient care, and passion for teaching have won him profound reverence from his peers.
  • For his eminent work in fields of Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, he has been conferred Fellowships from the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI).
  • His expertise in managing complicated patients with heart attack with large clot burden is nationally recognized.
  • He specializes in complex multiple vessel coronary interventions (which are otherwise considered for bypass surgery ) with durable long term results and low complication rates.

Dr. Arjun Srivatsa Neurosurgery

  • Dr. Arjun Srivatsa is a fulltime neurosurgeon at Columbia Asia Hospital who is involved in the management of a wide variety of neurosurgical cases, including trauma, tumors of the brain, and spinal problems for the past 10 years.
  • He has experience of more than 20 years.
  • He is a diligent and accomplished neurosurgeon who has particularly managed skull base problems, endoscopic discectomies, cervical disc problems, spine tumors, spine trauma, spine disc problems, posterior fossa tumors, supratentorial tumors, transsphenoidal surgery, PLIF (posterior lumbar interbody fusion) surgery, etc.

Dr. Navinchand Joyappa Dambekodi Orthopedics

  • Dr. Navinchand Joyappa Dambekodi has dedicated his career to Orthopaedics and works at Columbia Asia Hospital in Hebbal.
  • He has experience of more than 33 years.
  • He has been associated with this department since 33 years and after his graduate and post graduate training he went to United Kingdom where he gained 6 years of extensive experience.

Dr. Leena C D Gynecology

  • Dr. Leena C.D works as a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia Asia Hospital in Hebbal.
  • She has accumulated a vast amount of knowledge and experience with over 13 years of practice in the field of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
  • Her area of expertise includes Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy and Scanning.
  • She has also presented papers at the All India Conference of Obstetrics & Gynecology in Bangalore 2004 and makes it a point to attend all BSOG conferences.

Dr. Mukta Nadig Gynecology

  • Dr. Mukta Nadig is a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Columbia Asia Hospital in Hebbal.
  • She has experience of more than 24 years
  • She is fully trained in Diagnostic Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic sterilization, Colposcopic diagnosis of various cervical lesion, trained in conducting deliveries: normal and abnormal, caesarian operations, hysterectomy, MTP and all other Gynaecology and Obstetric Surgery Emergency & otherwise.
  • She has authored various papers and presented the same at conferences like International GCC Conference at Muscat.

Dr. Aravind Ramkumar Oncology

  • Dr.Aravind Ramkumar is an experienced Cancer Surgeon and serves as a Consultant in Surgical Oncology at Columbia Asia Hospitals, Bangalore.
  • He has experience of more than 12 years.
  • He seized the oppurtunity to help establish a Department of Surgical Oncology at JIPMER, Puducherry and served initially as Assistant and later as Associate Professor there.
  • He has experience in most cancer surgeries and a special interest in Minimally Invasive Surgery for Cancer, Sentinel Node Biopsy, Peritonectomy and HIPEC for advanced abdominal cancer, Multimodality management of Esophageal cancer, and microvascular reconstruction.

Dr. Govind Nandakumar Gastroenterology

  • Dr Govind Nandakumar is the Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Columbia Asia Hospitals in Bangalore
  • He has experience of more than 11 years.
  • Dr. Govind specializes in various modalities of Gastrointestinal surgery including Robotic Surgery and HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) treatment for abdominal cancers.
  • The “Integrated Digestive and Liver Care Program” is a result of his clinical expertise and the vision shared by him and the hospital.

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