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MBBS, MD, MRCS (Eng, Ed, Glas, Ireland), FRCS (CCST), FEBS (Colo-proctology), PGDMLE (NLSIU)

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Apollo Hospitals
  • Head of Colorectal Services, Karnataka Region
  • Senior Consultant – Colorectal Surgery (Colorectal, Peritoneal & Pelvic Oncology)
  • Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeon – Apollo Institute of Colorectal Surgery
  • Director of Health Sciences Park (HSP), Bangalore

Dr. Narasimhaiah S, born to a farming family, hails from rural Bangalore. Primary and secondary education was undertaken in Bangalore. He completed his pre-university education from MES College, Malleshwaram. He completed his MBBS from Bangalore University, Surgical memberships (MRCS) from the college or surgeons from England, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dublin, MD (Academic surgery) from University, FRCS from the intercollegiate board (UK) and FEBS from the European board of examinations. In addition he is a Alumni of National Law School of India University with a post graduate qualification in Medical Law and Ethics.

He holds the position of a senior consultant at Apollo hospitals. He established and heads the Apollo Institute of colo-rectal surgery in Bangalore. Under his leadership Apollo Institute of Laparoscopic and Robotic colorectal Surgery is taking shape. His areas of interest are in Cancer surgery (colonic / rectal/ anal / appendiceal / pelvic and peritoneal). His work also includes proctology, inflammatory bowel disease, Diverticulosis and all aspects of functional and pelvic floor problems. He is a Laparoscopic and robotic surgeon.

Prior to joining Apollo Group he served as Consultant general and colorectal surgeon at Princess Alexandra hospital in Essex, UK. He holds the position of honorary senior lecturer in the Queen Mary University of London.

On the research front his interests are on Precision onco-surgery, Psycho-oncology, Decision making and Health outcomes in Surgery. Has published and lectured nationally and internationally. He has been an invited speaker on a number of subjects. He is a key opinion leader on Precision colonic onco-surgery & is a reviewer for a number of journals.

Dr Narasimhaiah S is an authority in his field, a scholarly physician with vast experience in colorectal surgical oncological surgery. Administratively, clinically and scientifically is keen to contribute to the development of our colorectal program at Apollo Group.

He is a writer, researcher, teacher and an innovator. Project CANFRI (http://www.canfri.org) is very close to his heart, since he believes in health education being the driver for our future health. Cancer is a major health care issue and prevention is the key for success.

“Education is the investment for future, Health education is the key to healthy future”-Simha.

Research Experience

(2018-2019): End of Life care (Withdrawing and withholding of life support in Intensive Care Unit) : An Indian stand point –A mixed methods study.

(2006 -2008): “Decision making in SURGERY and CANCER CARE” MD(Medicine-Academic Surgery).https://edocs.hull.ac.uk/muradora/objectView.action?pid=hull:4798

Teaching experience

Faculty for Health sciences park (Bangalore), EARCS (Lisbon), FRCS (Christie, St. Marks), MRCS, MS in Coloproctology (UEA), BSS & PLAB. I was the Royal College Tutor for Surgery, comes with it the responsibility of surgical training in the Trust. I teach on the FRCS Higher surgical course at the Whipps cross hospital. Faculty @ invivox a peer to peer learning and teaching platform https://invivox.com/.

Publications

  • Quality of Life Issues in Breast Cancer Surgery—A Review.Sait, M.R. & Srinivasaiah, N. Indian J Surg (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-018-1819-z
  • Minimally invasivesurgery techniques in pelvic exenteration: a systematic and meta-analysis review.PelvEx Collaborative.Surg Endosc. 2018 Jul 17. PMID:30019221
  • ChandrasingheP,Srinivasaiah N, WarusavitarneJetal(2017).Transanaltotalmesorectalexcision(TaTME)forinflammatoryboweldisease(IBD):reviewoftechniqueandinitialexperience.SriLankaJournalofSurgery.35(4),pp.3–7.DOI:http://doi.org/10.4038/sljs.v35i4.8431
  • Haywood M, Molyneux C, Mahadevan V, Srinivasaiah N: Right colic artery anatomy: a systematic review of cadaveric studies.Tech Coloproctol. 2017 Dec;21(12):937-943. PMID:29196959
  • N Srinivasaiah et al: Locally Advanced Rectal and Colonic (LARC) Cancers -An outlook. The Journal of the British International Doctors’ Association Issue No.3, Volume 23. Page 21 –24, September 2017
  • N Srinivasaiah, J Marshall, A Gardiner, J R Monson, G S Duthie: Rectal Irrigation in the treatment of Defecation disorders –A retrospective evaluation of a prospective database. Clin Surg Dec 6 2016; 1: 1227.
  • Matthew Haywood, Srinivasaiah N. The Right Colic Artery: an anatomical demonstration and its relevance in the laparoscopic era. Ann R Coll Surg Engl.2016 Aug 9:1-5. PMID: 27502338
  • Quality of Life Issues in Breast Cancer Surgery—A Review.Sait, M.R. & Srinivasaiah, N. Indian J Surg (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-018-1819-z
  • Minimally invasive surgery techniques in pelvic exenteration: a systematic and meta-analysis review.PelvEx Collaborative.Surg Endosc. 2018 Jul 17. PMID:30019221
  • ChandrasingheP,Srinivasaiah N, WarusavitarneJetal(2017).Transanaltotalmesorectalexcision(TaTME)forinflammatoryboweldisease(IBD):reviewoftechniqueandinitialexperience.SriLankaJournalofSurgery.35(4),pp.3–7.DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljs.v35i4.8431
  • Haywood M, Molyneux C, Mahadevan V, Srinivasaiah N: Right colic artery anatomy: a systematic review of cadaveric studies.Tech Coloproctol. 2017 Dec;21(12):937-943. PMID:29196959
  • N Srinivasaiah et al: Locally Advanced Rectal and Colonic (LARC) Cancers -An outlook. The Journal of the British International Doctors’ Association Issue No.3, Volume 23. Page 21 –24, September 2017
  • N Srinivasaiah, J Marshall, A Gardiner, J R Monson, G S Duthie: Rectal Irrigation in the treatment of Defecation disorders –A retrospective evaluation of a prospective database. Clin Surg Dec 6 2016; 1: 1227.
  • Srinivasaiah N, Iwuchukwu O, Stanley PW Hart NB, Platt AJ, Drew P J. Risk Factors for Complications Following Breast Reduction: Results from a randomised control trial.Breast J.2014 May-Jun;20(3):274-8. PMID: 24750511
  • Srinivasaiah N and J.R.T. Monson. Thrombo-Prophylaxis (TP) In Colorectal Surgery: A National Questionnaire Survey of members of ACPGBI.Colorectal Disease, Feb 2012. PMID: 22321914
  • Srinivasaiah N, Drew PJ, Platt A. Quality Of Life Issues in Aesthetic Breast Surgery -A Review Article. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2010 Apr;71(4):211-5.PMID: 2039343
  • Srinivasaiah N, Gunn J, Hartley J, Monson J. A qualitative analysis of a focus group discussion on patient decision making in cancer care. J Clin Oncol.2009 May 20; 27(15_suppl):e15145. PubMed PMID: 27960888.
  • Srinivasaiah N and J.R.T. Monson. Radiotherapy in Rectal cancer –Is it time for change? A qualitative analysis of the NQS of members of ACPGBI on preliminary CRO7 results. Colorectal Dis. 2008 Nov; 10(9):873-8. PMID: 18325044
  • Srinivasaiah N, B. Joseph, P. Mackeyand J.R.T. Monson. How do we manage early rectal cancer? A NQS among members of the ACPGBI after the preliminary results of the MRC CR07/NCIC CO16 RCTl. Colorectal Disease 2007. PMID: 17764532
  • Srinivasaiah N, S Barrett, Drew PJ. A point prevalence survey of wounds in north-east England. J Wound Care. 2007. PMID: 18065016
  • Srinivasaiah N, Umez Eronini N.0, Rix D, Talbot D. Venae Comitantes Fistulae: A Valuable Option In Patients With Difficult Haemodialysis Access. Journal of Vascular Access 2007; PMID: 18161671
  • Srinivasaiah N, Balupuri S, Talbot D, Jaques BJ, Manas DM. Biliary Cast Syndrome / Cholangiopathy in liver transplant recipients: A single centre experience with literature review.. HPB Dis Int,2008 Vol 7, No 3, 300-303. PMID: 18522886.

Awards

  • 2019: Cash award of 5000 INR and a personal citation from Apollo Chairman Dr Prathap Reddy ji, for a academic accomplishment of publishing three papers for the year 2019.
  • 2019:Personal citation from Apollo Chairman Dr Prathap Reddy ji, for a clinical accomplishment.
  • 2018:Excellence award for best paper presentation, ACRSICON 2018, 22ndSept. Calcutta, India
  • 2018: Nominated for the ASIT Silver Scalpel Award for excellence in Surgical Training
  • 2017: The Sir Cecil Wakeley Medal for excellence in clinical research for the paper: The Right Colic Artery: an anatomical demonstration and its relevance in the laparoscopic era.
  • 2016: ESSO Advanced Course on the Management of HIPEC after CRS,10thto 12thMarch 2016. Hamburg, Germany
  • 2016: Nominated for the 3B Future Projects Prize Session 1 (SARS 2016): 6thJan 2016. Anatomy of RCA, QMUL, London
  • 2015: Gerald Townsley Award (Medway Hospitals): Proctology/ complex cancer fellowship, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.
  • 2012: ASGBI / BJS Overseas Surgical Fellowship: Christian Medical College, Vellore, South India.
  • 2011: Nominee for -The President’s Prize presentation, BAPRAS, 30thNov 2011, London, UK
  • 2010: Gwilym Griffith Travelling Fellowship (Awarded byWelsh Surgical Society):Erlangen,Germany.
  • 2009: RSM membership for 2008 / 09 (6 months) : awarded as an entrant for 2008 / 09 annual awards
  • 2008: Travelling Fellowship to ASCRS / Tripartite Meeting in Boston , USA –2008 (Awarded by ACPGBI, UK)
  • 2008: “Glaxo –SmithKline fellowship” (RSM Young fellow): Nominee by RSM (Coloproctology).
  • 2007: Travelling Fellowship to RSM Coloproctology Overseas Meeting, Paris –2007
  • 2006-07: Nominee for BJS prize presentation , ACPGBI annual meeting 2007, Glasgow , UK
  • 2005: Highest scores in Surgical Anatomy and Vascular Surgery, MRCPS

Dr. Narasimhaiah Srinivasaiah
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    Robotic surgery programme

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  • Senior Consultant

    Department of Colo-rectal surgery

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  • Core member

    Mortality peer review group

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    Medical Records QA review group

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  • Head of colorectal serviceskarnataka
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