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Dr. Ramesh Makam

Dr. Ramesh Makam is an expert Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon.  He has around 30 years of expertise experience in the field of MAS & Bariatric Surgery. He provides many professional services like Gynaecology, , Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic surgery for splenectomy, colectomy and donor nephrectomy, Urology and Thoracic Surgery,  Basic and Advanced Laparoscopic GI Surgery, Weight loss management & Bariatric Surgery.

The medical practitioner has worked with a number of reputable hospitals in India. Dr. Ramesh Makam is currently employed at Fortis Hospital in India as the Head of the Centre for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery.

He completed medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in 1984 and his D.N.B. from St. Martha’s Hospital in 1983. Dr. Ramesh is considered one of the few surgeons who has created Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in India, having conducted over 100 procedures to date. Under Dr. Makam’s leadership, the prestigious Bangalore Endoscopic Surgery Training Institute & Research Centre was founded.

He has educated over 600 practising surgeons from five continents and has been a key contributor to a number of technologies, including the BEST Endotrainer, Virtual Reality Laparoscopic Surgery Stimulator, and Circulation Pump, all of which are used in Minimally Invasive Surgery training. Dr. Ramesh is now actively involved in weight-loss practice after receiving significant training in bariatric surgery and fellowships in the United States and Germany.

He presented over 65 research papers and videos at state, national, and international conferences in India and overseas. Several best paper prizes have been given out at national conferences. Several scientific sessions at national and international conferences, including the World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, have been invited to be chaired by him.

Bariatric Surgery Cost in Bangalore

Laparoscopy Surgery in Bangalore Cost in Bangalore – From (INR) Cost in Bangalore – Upto (INR)
Laparoscopic Banded Sleeve Gastrectomy ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery ₹ 160,000 ₹ 208,000
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery ₹ 170,000 ₹ 221,000
Laparoscopic Banded Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery ₹ 185,000 ₹ 240,000
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy ₹ 190,000 ₹ 247,000
Laparoscopic Proximal Jejunal Bypass With Sleeve ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Laparoscopic Duodenojejunal Bypass With Sleeve for Diabetes ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Gastric Balloon Procedure For Class 1 Obesity ₹ 190,000 ₹ 247,000
Laparoscopic Single Incision Sleeve Gastrectomy ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Surgery ₹ 220,000 ₹ 286,000
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery ₹ 200,000 ₹ 260,000
Laparoscopic Ileal Interposition with Sleeve Gastrectomy ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Laparoscopic Diverted Interposition Surgery ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery ₹ 250,000 ₹ 325,000
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery ₹ 200,000 ₹ 260,000
Weight Loss Surgery ₹ 180,000 ₹ 234,000

Dr. Ramesh Makam Education

  • 1985 – MBBS – Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore
  • 1990 – DNB – General Surgery – National Borad of Examinations Ministry of Health Government of India

Dr. Ramesh Makam Experience

  • 1989 – 2015 Senior Consultant GI. Minimal Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at A.V Hospital
  • 2006 – 2011 Senior Consultant GI. Minimal Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at BGS Global Hospital
  • 2011 – 2015 Senior Consultant GI. Minimal Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Vikram Hospital

Dr. Ramesh Makam Specialization

  • General Surgeon
  • Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Ramesh Makam Memberships

  • Karnataka Medical Council

Bariatric Surgeries Comparison


Bariatric Surgery Advantages
Single Incision Sleeve Gastrectomy Lesser pain level
Little or no scarring
Recovery time is faster
No visible scars
Sleeve Gastrectomy It takes only 30min to 1 hour
Faster Mobilization after surgery
Quick patient recovery
Discharge in 2 day
Roux N Y Gastric Bypass For 90% of patients Type 2 diabetes is reversed
Venous thromboembolic disease is avoided
Over five years, 89% reduction in mortality
Mini Gastric Bypass 30 min to 90 min for procedure
You can eat better and loose weight.
Smaller re-routing of the intestines
Revision Bariatric Surgery Better Results from Revision surgery
Higher success rate
Faster recovery
Proximal Jejunal Bypass With Sleeve Better diabetic remission
Suitable for high BMI patients
Duodenojejunal Bypass Helpful for diabetic remission
Best for low BMI patients (25-30 BMI)
Gastric Balloon Minimally Invasive
Suitable for people with certain comorbidities


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Bariatric surgery by Dr. Ramesh Makam

Bariatric surgery is term for a variety of weight-loss procedures. These procedures alter your digestive system in order to aid weight loss. They either restrict the amount of food you can eat or impair your ability to absorb nutrients, or both.

Types of BARIATRIC SURGERIES Dr. Ramesh Makam Provides:

  • Bariatric (Gastric Bypass) Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hiatus Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Sterilization
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopy Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Obesity Surgery
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Diabetic Surgery
  • Metabolic Surgery

The Benefits of Bariatric Surgery:

  • You might expect to shed 60-70 percent of your excess body weight on average.
  • Obesity-related health problems can be reversed or totally healed in 96% of cases.

In addition to weight loss, Bariatric Surgery may improve problems related to being overweight, including:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Osteoarthritis (joint pain)

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