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Surgical Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. In the same field those who do surgeries for the above parts are called surgical Gastroenterologists


12 years

Teaching faculty for post-graduates in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Madras Medical College, Chennai



8 scientific papers published in reputed international journal

Attended many conferences both nationally and internationally and has obtained many awards for presentations. 


Recognised for his services in health sector by government and also various organisation


Known for

Clinical approach to Gastroenterology and Hepato Bilary problems.

Communication skills with holistic, empathic and easy approach

Speciality Procedures:



Endoscopic Bleeding Treatment like Variceal banding, sclerotherapy, cautery, injections, clips

Polypectomy, PEG tube placement

Foreign body removal


"Gastroenterologist Dr. Joeimon. J.L MBBS, MD (Paediatrics), DM (Gastroenterology)"

Dr. Joeimon.J.L

MBBS, MD (Paediatrics), DM (Gastroenterology)

Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist  Endoscopist, Interventional Gastroenterologist


MBBS – Sree Balaji Medical College, Chennai

 MD Paediatrics – Vinayaka Mission’s Medical College, Karaikal 

DM Gastroenterology – Department of Digestive Health and Diseases (DDHD), Govt Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai.


Professional Life time membership:

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG)

Indian National Association for study of the Liver (INASL)

Elected International Member of American College of Gastroenterology (ACG

Dr.Dinesh Ramaswamy is a well-qualified and accomplished Surgical Gastroenterologist

with over 14 years of experience in Surgical Gastroenterology 


Special expertise

Gastrointestinal oncology, liver and pancreatic cancers , colorectal surgery/proctology and advanced laparoscopic surgery. 


He set out on his ambitious path to become a surgeon in the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) , New Delhi ,India’s premier medical institution .

He was also trained in laparoscopic surgery at AIIMS at one of its sophisticated skill courses with certification from Germany.  


He was also awarded the Diplomat in General Surgery degree by the National Board of Examinations a year later.

He worked as a senior resident atJIPMER,Pondicherry after completion of his degree for a period of over 2 years. He gained vast experience in dealing with a variety of surgical problems there. He was fortunate to have worked in a surgical unit known for treating gastroenterology problems with endoscopic and laparoscopic methods apart from open surgery. 


In pursuit of a structured and rigorous training programme in Gastric Surgery, he joined M.Ch. (surgical Gastroenterology),at GB Pant Hospital(MAMC) , New Delhi , which is a referral centre in North India for all gastroenterological and hepatopancreatobiliary diseases , especially cancers . He honed his skills here in laparoscopic and open surgeries relating to colorectal and hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeries. Minimally invasive cancer surgery for upper GI tract (Esophagus and stomach) was routinely performed at this institute.Hence he was also trained in laparoscopic oncology surgery. Apart from this he was also trained in very complex operations like pancreatic necrosectomy , liver resections ,whipple’s operation etc. 



He has presented his work in various national and international conferences and also through various publications in international journals. 


He was awarded the fellowship of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons for his expertise in laparoscopic surgery.


He worked in various institutions like Apollo Liver transplantation & HPB surgery unit , Chennai , SIMS hospital, Chennai and Medanta , the Medicity ,Gurgaon as a consultant performing various surgeries including the specialities of GI oncology , HPB surgery, advanced laparoscopy, and Colorectal /proctology .He is vastly experienced in dealing with abdominal surgical emergencies

Educational qualification: 

MBBS2003–PSG IMS& R, Coimbatore 

MS(Gen surgery)-2007-AIIMS, NewDelhi 

DNB(Gensurgery)-2008-National Board of Examinations 

MCh (GIsurgery)-2013-GB PANT(MAMC), NewDelhi 


Senior resident(GeneralSurgery)– JIPMER , Pondicherry (2008-2010) 

Senior Registrar( Livertransplant & HPB surgery)-Apollo hospitals,Chennai(2013-2014) 

Consultant( Surgical gastroenterology &MAS)-SIMS, Chennai (2014-2016) 

Consultant( GIsurgery,GIoncology&MAS)-Medanta, Gurgaon(2016-2018) 


Awards & Accreditations

Fellowship of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons – 2016 


Life member of

  1. Association of surgeons of India
  2. Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology
  3. Indian chapter of International Hepato Pancreatico Biliary Association

Indian Association of Gastrointestinal EndoSurgeons. 


Surgeries offered: 

  • Esophageal Surgery:
  • Esophagectomy (Cancer)
  • Fundoplication(GERD)
  • Heller’s cardiomyotomy(Achalasia)
  • Gastric/colonic bypass(corrosive stricture) 


Stomach surgery:

  • Gastrectomy ( cancer / stricture)Gastrojejunostomy(Obstruction)Wedge resection(GIST) 
  • Small intestinal surgery
  • Bowel resection and anastomosis(Obstruction/ gangrene)
  • Perforation closure repair (duodenal ulcer/peritonitis)
  • Stricturoplasty(Tuberculosis/Crohn’s)
  • Appendicectomy(Appendicitis)

Colorectal surgery

  • Hemicolectomy(colon cancer)
  • Anterior Resection ( rectosigmoid cancer)
  • Abdomino perineal resection ( Rectal cancer)
  • Sub total colectomy(ulcerative colitis)
  • Total Proctocolectomy +IPAA (ulcerative colitis)
  • Rectopexy(RectalProlapse) 



  • Fistulectomy (Fistula in Ano)
  • Lateral sphincterotomy ( fissure in ano)Stapled haemorrhoidectomy(Piles)
  • STARR procedure(ODS/mucosal prolapse)
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Cholecystectomy(Gallstones)
  • Bile duct exploration ( CBD stones)
  • Hepaticojejunostomy(Biliarystricture)
  • Choledochal cyst excision
  • Radical cholecystectomy ( Cancer)
  • Liver Abscess/cyst drainage(Hydatid)
  • Liver resections(Cancer) 



  • Whipple’s operation(Cancer)
  • Frey’s procedure ( chronic pancreatitis)
  • Necrosectomy ( Acute pancreatitis)
  • Distal pancreatectomy ( Tumour) 



  • Hernia repair(Inguinal,umbilical,Incisional)
  • Shunt surgery (portal hypertension)
  • Splenectomy(ITP) 


Speciality surgery 

  • Advanced laparoscopy GI cancers
  • HPBsurgery
  • Colorectal/proctology
  • Advanced laparoscopic Hernia repair
  • Cholecystectomy & CBD exploration Fundoplication
  • Hellers cardiomyotomy Appendicectomy
  • Liver Abscess/cyst drainage Splenectomy
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