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 

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. 

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. 


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.


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.


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:

  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Complex Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Other General Surgery procedures


Dr Christopher is also well-trained in:

  • Intra Gastric Botox Injections
  • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) for management of obesity 
  • 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.


Frequently Asked Questions

 No, that is not the case. Bariatric surgery extends the life expectancy of severely obese diabetic patients. However, surgery reduces the life expectancy of patients with BMIs by greater than 60 kg/m2

 When the surgeon completes the examination, they slowly retract the endoscope through the mouth. An endoscopy usually takes 15 to 30 minutes. The examination time depends on the patient's situation.

Most patients after laparoscopic hernia repair can go home the same day. The recovery time is around 1 to 2 weeks. The patient most likely can resume light activity after one to two weeks. However, the patient should avoid strenuous exercise until four weeks of recovery.

The patient can resume routine within a week or two after the surgery. It all depends on the overall health of the patient. 

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