Dr. G. V. Rao


Chief of Surgical Gastroenterology & Minimally Invasive Surgery




M.S. – Banglore Medical College, Bangalore

Specialization in GI Surgery.
Madras Medical college – Madras

Specialization in Laparoscopy & GI Surgery:
Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
St. Mark’s Hospital, London
King’s College, London.

Area of Interest

Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Oesophageal Surgery
Endoscopic Surgery
Per Oral Trans Gastric Endoscopic Surgery

Academic Honours

2004 – Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS)
2009 – Honorary Fellowship of The Philippine Society of Surgeons
2009 – Honorary Fellowship of The Egyptian Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons
2009 – Honorary Fellowship of The Venezuelan Surgical Society
2010 – Honorary Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow (FRCS)

Awards and Achievement

1994 – Jaycee Award – Outstanding Young Scientist Award.
1996 – Outstanding Young Person Award for Paper titled – Laparoscopic Assisted Enteroscopy, Asia Pacific Congress on Gastroenterology, Tokyo, Japan.
1998 – Best Paper Award – Laparoscopic Enteroscopy, 7th World Congress on Endoscopic Surgery, Rome, Italy.
2002 – Best Paper Award – Laparoscopic Management of Liver Hydatids, 8th World Congress on Endoscopic Surgery, New York, U.S.A.
2003 – Paper of Excellence – Per Oral Transgrastic Endoscopic Surgery – DDW, New Orleans, U.S.A.
2004 – Elected as a Member of Academy of Medical Sciences, Government of India.
2004 – NBK Reddy Oration, ASI AP Chapter Title: Pancreatic Surgery.
2005 – Parliamentary Gold Medal for Contribution to the field of Gastroenterology by Deputy Speaker, Government of India.
2005 – Tata Memorial Oration – Tata Cancer Hospital – Mumbai Title: Transgastric Endoscopic Surgery.
2005 – President’s Appreciation Award 2005, ASI AP Chapter.
2005 – Best Paper Award – Per Oral Transgrastic Liver Resection – DDW – Chicago, U.S.A.
2005 – Chief – DNB Surgical Gastroenterology – Asian Institute of Gastroenterology.
2005 – President’s Appreciation Award – Association of Surgeons of India (AP)
2008 – Dr Dilip Kusurkar Memorial Oration Poona Surgical Society, Future of Minimally Invasive Surgery.
2008- Francisco Roman Oration, Philippines. Philipines Society of Gastroenterology, Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery.
2008 – Kees Huibregtse Oration, USA. 15th International Symposium on Pancreatico Biliary Endoscopy, Los Angeles.
NOTES-Pancreatico Biliary
2009 – Prof. T Subramanian Oration, ASI, Madurai Tamilnadu.
2010 – Star of Excellence Award, VGM Hospital & AAGG Trust, Coimbatore 6th March 2010.
2010 – ENB Sarma Oration, Vizag Medical College, Vizag Surgery of Pancreas – Current Perspectives.
2010 – SISCO – Pentax Oration. 51st Annual Conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology, 24th Nov 2010, Hyderabad.┬áSurgeon’s Perspective of GI Endoscopy.
2010 – Perit Dr S Rangachary Research Endowment Award. Annual Conference of Association of Surgeons of India 18th December, New Delhi
NOTES – Human Experience