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GEM Hospital was started twenty years back exclusively for treatment for digestive system by world renouned laparoscopic surgeon Dr. C. Palanivelu. In an ever advancing world of medicine, having a organ wise specialized centre for disease management helps in providing world class treatment by a focused team of doctors and staff who are proficient in that particular field. We the pioneers in gastro intestinal diseases provide a comprehensive care for liver diseases by combining medical & surgical services under one roof. This will help in delivering complete care, proper followup and maximum patient satisfaction. As a part of this initiative to provide focused hightech health care, we introduce an exclusive centre for liver & which is yet another gem in the concern of GEM Hospital.

Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery

The 1st and the only Institute in India to provide Laparoscopic services to pathologies of the hepatobiliary system including benign condition like Choledochal cyst, hydatid cyst and also malignancies like cholangiocarcinoma, cancer pancreas etc. Indeed, Prof. C. Palanivelu is the 2nd person in the world to perform Laparoscopic Whipples operation and the institute has the highest series of this type of surgeries as per published data.

Diseases Treated


    • Hepatitis
    • Cancer of Liver
    • Cirrhosis
    • Portal Hypertension
    • Hydatid cyst Liver
Gall Bladder
    • Gall bladder Stones
    • Cancer of Gall Bladder
    • Cholecystitis (Infection of Gall bladder)
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pseudocyst Pancreas
    • Chronic Pancreatitis
    • Cancer of Pancreas
    • Necrosectomy
Billary System
  • Bile duct stones
  • Cholangitis
  • Cancers of bile duct
  • Choledochal cyst

Procedures Performed

  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (GallStone Disease)
  • Laparoscopic Radical Cholecystectomy for Gall bladder Malignancy
  • Laparoscopic Hydatid Cyst liver Excision
  • Laparoscopic Choledochal Cyst Excision
  • Amoebic Liver abscess
  • Trauma
  • Laparoscopic Cystogastrostomy and Cystojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Whipple’s Operation Laparoscopic Surgery for Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Laparoscopic Single Incision Pancreatic Surgery

Department’s Lead Consultant

Dr. P. Senthilnathan
M.S., DNB., MRCS (Ed)., DNB (GI Surg), FACS., FMAS., FAIS.
Senior Consultant, Department of HPB, Minimal Access Surgery and Liver Transplant.
Area of Interest
-Hepato Pancreato Biliary
-Minimal Access Surgery

Dr. N. Anand Vijai
MS., DNB (GI Surg), FMAS.,FACS, Fellow in Liver Transplant
Lead Consultant
Area of Interest
-Liver Transplantation
-Minimal Access Surgery

Dr. V.P. Nalankilli
Lead Consultant
Area of Interest
-Therapeutic Endoscopy
-Minimal Access Surgery

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