About GEM Obesity and Diabetes Surgery Centre
GEM Obesity &Diabetes Surgery centre,unit of Gem Hospital & Research Centre,Coimbatore is Asia's one of the largest volume centres in Bariatric surgery and the only centre to have performed all varieties of weight loss and diabetes surgeries including sleeve gastrectomy,gastric bypass,ileal interposition,duodeno-jejunal bypass.Also credited to have performed the largest number of single incision weight loss procedures in the country.
GEM Obesity & Diabetes SurgeryCenter is now the proud recipient of South India's FIRST & ONLY Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence (BSCOE) designation in India. Also,Dr. Praveen Raj is the only surgeon in south India to be branded as theBariatric Surgeon of Excellence in this part of the globe. This validates ourenduring commitment to provide the safest and highest quality of care to ourpatient population.
GEM Obesity & Diabetes SurgeryCenter is also the first recognised training center for obesity surgery totrain surgeons by the International Excellence Federation and the only endorsedcenter in South India.
Dr. Praveen Raj- Department Head, Obesity & Diabetes Surgery Centre
President - International Excellence Federation , India Chapter
Only member from South India for the International Excellence Federation,Taiwan
With the blessings of Dr.C.Palanivelu , a pioneer in the field of laparoscopy and considered to be one of the greatest surgeons of all times, Dr. P. Praveen Raj has taken the department (GEM Obesity & Diabetes surgery centre) to great heights,not just in par but better than most centres' around the globe. The department comprises a panel of medical and weight management professionals with extensive experience to provide a comprehensive and scientific management for weight loss(obesity) and weight loss surgery (obesity surgery).