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Barioss Centre in Madurai

BariOSS Centre is a renowned clinic for safe and effective bariatric surgery in Madurai. It was established by 
Dr Christopher S. K, a highly qualified and experienced Gastroenterologist in Madurai. 

BariOSS is a Bariatric, Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Speciality Centre. It is the only bariatric clinic in South Tamil Nadu. It serves patients who require assessment and treatment for obesity and morbid obesity and patients who need other kinds of laparoscopic surgeries.

Now, let’s discuss the Services Provided by Barioss Centre in Madurai 

Severe obesity is a chronic disease that is difficult to manage solely by diet and exercise. Bariatric surgery, also called a weight loss procedure, helps patients with severe obesity in losing weight. This surgery is a choice for people who cannot lose weight by other methods or who have severe health issues as a result of their obesity. These procedures modify the digestive system to aid weight loss. They either restrict the amount of food you can eat or limit your ability to absorb nutrients or both. According to recent research, bariatric surgery can also reduce mortality rates in patients with extreme obesity. Patients who combine surgery with a balanced diet and daily workout schedule obtain the best outcomes.

1. Bariatric Surgery in Madurai

Bariatric surgery aims to modify or disrupt the process of digestion. After this surgery, patients’ weight reduces as it helps limit the intake of nutrients and calories. It also lowers their chances of developing health problems related to obesity.

Bariatric surgery helps severely obese people to lose weight by making changes in their digestive system. Surgeons recommend it to patients who fail to lose weight by exercising and dieting or have serious health issues due to excess weight. 

Bariatric Surgery in Madurai

Different Types of Bariatric Surgeries:

  1. Vertical sleeve gastrectomy-VSG
  2. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass-RYGB
  3. Mini gastric bypass-MGB
  4. Biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch-BPD-DS
  5. Adjustable gastric banding-AGB

2. Endoscopic Surgery in Madurai

Endoscopic surgery involves using an endoscope having a flexible tube with a camera and light at the tip. It enables the surgeon to view inside the colon and perform procedures without making major incisions. It allows for quick recovery time, less pain and discomfort.

Endoscopic surgery in Madurai

3. Laser Piles Treatment in Madurai

Laser surgery is a minimally invasive procedure. It offers several advantages over traditional surgery. The laser effectively treats haemorrhoids, alleviates symptoms and reduces post-operative pain compared to banding surgery. The surgeon treats the affected area with laser energy in a precise and focused manner. It solves the problem within a few minutes without making long incisions.

Laser Piles Treatment in Madurai

4. Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery in Madurai

Laparoscopic hernia repair surgery takes place under general anaesthesia requiring a breathing tube. The surgeon makes smaller holes or incisions in the lower part of the abdomen. It involves inserting a laparoscope into the abdomen to visualize the hernia defect on a monitor.

Laparoscopic Hernia Treatment in Madurai

Now, let’s know more about, Dr Christoper SK, a Reputed Gastroenterologist in Madurai

Dr. Christopher is a proficient Gastroenterologist in Madurai. He is the Founder of the BariOSS Centre in Madurai. Dr Christopher has 10+ years of experience in all aspects of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Dr Christopher is the first bariatric, metabolic and robotic surgeon in Tirunelveli district and South Tamil Nadu. Moreover, he is the first surgeon to introduce laser surgeries for proctology in South Tamil Nadu.

His areas of specialization include:

  1. Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  2. Complex Gastrointestinal Surgery
  3. Advanced Laparoscopic
  4. Surgery
  5. Laparoscopic Hernia
  6. Repair Surgery
  7. Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  8. Robotic Surgery
  9. Laser Surgery
  10. Other General Surgery procedures
Gastroenterologist in Madurai

Dr Christopher is also well-trained in:

  1. Intra Gastric Botox Injections
  2. Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) for management of obesity 
  3. Intra Gastric Balloon Insertions

Furthermore, Dr Christopher is the first Surgeon to undergo ESG training from South Tamil Nadu. Dr Christopher has performed more than 2500+ laparoscopic and 100+ bariatric surgeries. 

Dr Christopher has excellent skills in performing both Basic and Complex laparoscopic procedures. He is an expert in executing both Diagnostic and Therapeutic Upper GI Endoscopy and Colonoscopy

If you’re facing health problems due to excessive weight, do book an appointment at BariOSS Centre. Our healthcare professionals will examine you and suggest the best possible treatment.

Dr.Christopher S K

Consultant Advanced Minimally Invasive, Bariatric, GI, Laser & Robotic Surgeon
  • 7708803335
  • Bangalore, Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil, Tuticorin, Tenkasi


A unit of Apollo Speciality Hospitals,
80 Feet Rd, Deputy Collector Colony, KK Nagar,
Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625 020

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