Dr. Raj Palaniappan is a well-renowned bariatric and metabolic surgeon in Chennai with over two decades of experience. He specialises in robotic surgery, endoscopic surgery, single incision laparoscopy, and conventional laparoscopy. He is a proud winner of the Chikitsa Rattan Award, a prestigious award honouring for outstanding contribution to the field of medicine and is one of the young achievers in the field of laparoscopy.
Dr. Raj has many firsts to his name. He performed India’s first revision bariatric surgery, first SILS gastric bypass surgery, first SILS cardiomyotomy, first SILS gastro-jejunostomy, first SILS total hysterectomy, first SILS incisional hernia repair, first SILS fundoplication, first SILS rectopexy, first SILS myomectomy, and SILS sleeve gastrectomy. He was also a part of the team that invented “Dundee Multitool” for hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery. He also has a surgical technique (Window technique of gall bladder surgery) published under his name.
The doctor’s philosophy, in his own words, is - 'When you treat a disease, you either win or lose. But when you treat a patient, you always win'. He is known to be warm, compassionate, and with ‘good hands’. In his free time, Dr. Raj enjoys teaching and doing adventure travel.
How can I take an appointment with Dr Raj Palaniappan ?
To book an online appointment with Dr Raj Palaniappan, you can visit the app/website of Apollo 24/7, search for Dr Raj Palaniappan name, and click on the ‘Consult’ button. Once you make the payment and confirm the consultation, your online appointment will be booked for the chosen appointment time.
Where does Dr Raj Palaniappan practice?
Dr Raj Palaniappan offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations: Apollo Hospitals Greams Road,Chennai
What is the educational qualification of Dr Raj Palaniappan ?
Dr Raj Palaniappan is a Bariatrician with over 22 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, MS, MMAS, FICS (Gastro), FMAS, DMAS, FALS, FRS, FLS
What conditions can Dr Raj Palaniappan treat?
Dr Raj Palaniappan is specialised to treat Bariatrics, etc.
What languages can Dr Raj Palaniappan speak?
Dr Raj Palaniappan can speak English, Hindi, Tamil.