Dr. G. V. Rao, Chief of Surgical Gastroenterology & Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. G.V. Rao Chief of Surgical Gastroenterology & Minimally Invasive Surgery

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