Overview

  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar, a surgical gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore, completed his medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York. Following this, he pursued his surgical training at Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and New York Hospital. After obtaining his American Board of Surgery he pursued an advanced Colorectal Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis and his American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

  • He obtained an advanced fellowship in Liver and Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery with Dr. Daniel Cherqui, Dr. Michelassi and Dr. Lieberman at Weill Cornell Medical College. He subsequently stayed on at Cornell as faculty and continues to hold his faculty position. He moved to Bangalore in 2015 to establish a centre of excellence in gastrointestinal diseases. His interests are in advanced GI surgery Laparoscopy, Robotics, Colon and Rectal Surgery, and Liver and HPB surgery. He has a particular interest in surgery for GI and liver Cancers and in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Field of Expertise

  • Advanced Laparoscopy Gastrointestinal, Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, GI and Liver Oncosurgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohns and Ulcerative Colits
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • American College of Surgeons.
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
  • International Heapto-PancreatoBiliary.
  • Association (IHPBA).
  • Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), Indian Societies: ACRSI, IASO, ASI.
  • Various modalities of Gastrointestinal surgery including Robotic Surgery and HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) treatment for abdominal cancers
  • Laparoscopic surgery including SILS
  • Upper gastrointestinal surgery for diseases affecting the liver, esophagus and stomach, Colorectal surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anal canal
  • Surgical oncology
  • HIPEC treatment
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Hindi
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Courtesy faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.
  • Guest Faculty at AIMS Rishikesh.
  • Leading Health Professionals of the World - 2013 Hassan Nama Chief Resident Teaching Award 2009 Alpha Omega Alpha Resident Teaching Award.
  • Cornell Chapter 2005 University of Michigan: Dean’s List, Golden Key National Honor Society.
  • Talks & Publications

  • Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease.
  • Seastedt KP, Trencheva K, Michelassi F, Alsaleh D, Mislom JW, Sonoda T, Lee S, Nandakumar G. Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease. DCR 2014 Dec:57(12):1364-70.
  • A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery.
  • Milsom JW, Trencheva K, Sonoda T, Nandakumar G, Shukla PJ, Lee S. A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. 
  • Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition
  • Uncommon Cancers of the Stomach Popa E, Schnoll-Sussman F, Jesudian A, Nandakumar G, and Shah MA. Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition. Eds Raghavan, Blanke. 2012.
  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar on Doctor runs 3 kms to perform crucial surgery, patient recovers | The Indian Express | The Pioneer | Amar Ujala | Hindustan | Navabharat | Prahaar | Vijay Karnataka | Prajavani | Vijayavani.Click Here

    Fellowship & Membership

  • American College of Surgeons.
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
  • International Heapto-PancreatoBiliary.
  • Association (IHPBA).
  • Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), Indian Societies: ACRSI, IASO, ASI.
  • Various modalities of Gastrointestinal surgery including Robotic Surgery and HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) treatment for abdominal cancers
  • Laparoscopic surgery including SILS
  • Upper gastrointestinal surgery for diseases affecting the liver, esophagus and stomach, Colorectal surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anal canal
  • Surgical oncology
  • HIPEC treatment
  • Overview

  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar, a surgical gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore, completed his medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York. Following this, he pursued his surgical training at Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and New York Hospital. After obtaining his American Board of Surgery he pursued an advanced Colorectal Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis and his American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

  • He obtained an advanced fellowship in Liver and Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery with Dr. Daniel Cherqui, Dr. Michelassi and Dr. Lieberman at Weill Cornell Medical College. He subsequently stayed on at Cornell as faculty and continues to hold his faculty position. He moved to Bangalore in 2015 to establish a centre of excellence in gastrointestinal diseases. His interests are in advanced GI surgery Laparoscopy, Robotics, Colon and Rectal Surgery, and Liver and HPB surgery. He has a particular interest in surgery for GI and liver Cancers and in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Field of Expertise

  • Advanced Laparoscopy Gastrointestinal, Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, GI and Liver Oncosurgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohns and Ulcerative Colits
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Hindi
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Courtesy faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.
  • Guest Faculty at AIMS Rishikesh.
  • Leading Health Professionals of the World - 2013 Hassan Nama Chief Resident Teaching Award 2009 Alpha Omega Alpha Resident Teaching Award.
  • Cornell Chapter 2005 University of Michigan: Dean’s List, Golden Key National Honor Society.
  • Talks & Publications

  • Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease.
  • Seastedt KP, Trencheva K, Michelassi F, Alsaleh D, Mislom JW, Sonoda T, Lee S, Nandakumar G. Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease. DCR 2014 Dec:57(12):1364-70.
  • A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery.
  • Milsom JW, Trencheva K, Sonoda T, Nandakumar G, Shukla PJ, Lee S. A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. 
  • Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition
  • Uncommon Cancers of the Stomach Popa E, Schnoll-Sussman F, Jesudian A, Nandakumar G, and Shah MA. Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition. Eds Raghavan, Blanke. 2012.
  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar on Doctor runs 3 kms to perform crucial surgery, patient recovers | The Indian Express | The Pioneer | Amar Ujala | Hindustan | Navabharat | Prahaar | Vijay Karnataka | Prajavani | Vijayavani.Click Here

    Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Hindi
  • Overview

  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar, a surgical gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore, completed his medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York. Following this, he pursued his surgical training at Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and New York Hospital. After obtaining his American Board of Surgery he pursued an advanced Colorectal Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis and his American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

  • He obtained an advanced fellowship in Liver and Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery with Dr. Daniel Cherqui, Dr. Michelassi and Dr. Lieberman at Weill Cornell Medical College. He subsequently stayed on at Cornell as faculty and continues to hold his faculty position. He moved to Bangalore in 2015 to establish a centre of excellence in gastrointestinal diseases. His interests are in advanced GI surgery Laparoscopy, Robotics, Colon and Rectal Surgery, and Liver and HPB surgery. He has a particular interest in surgery for GI and liver Cancers and in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Fellowship & Membership

  • American College of Surgeons.
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
  • International Heapto-PancreatoBiliary.
  • Association (IHPBA).
  • Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), Indian Societies: ACRSI, IASO, ASI.
  • Various modalities of Gastrointestinal surgery including Robotic Surgery and HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) treatment for abdominal cancers
  • Laparoscopic surgery including SILS
  • Upper gastrointestinal surgery for diseases affecting the liver, esophagus and stomach, Colorectal surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anal canal
  • Surgical oncology
  • HIPEC treatment
  • Field of Expertise

  • Advanced Laparoscopy Gastrointestinal, Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, GI and Liver Oncosurgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohns and Ulcerative Colits
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Courtesy faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.
  • Guest Faculty at AIMS Rishikesh.
  • Leading Health Professionals of the World - 2013 Hassan Nama Chief Resident Teaching Award 2009 Alpha Omega Alpha Resident Teaching Award.
  • Cornell Chapter 2005 University of Michigan: Dean’s List, Golden Key National Honor Society.
  • Talks & Publications

  • Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease.
  • Seastedt KP, Trencheva K, Michelassi F, Alsaleh D, Mislom JW, Sonoda T, Lee S, Nandakumar G. Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease. DCR 2014 Dec:57(12):1364-70.
  • A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery.
  • Milsom JW, Trencheva K, Sonoda T, Nandakumar G, Shukla PJ, Lee S. A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. 
  • Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition
  • Uncommon Cancers of the Stomach Popa E, Schnoll-Sussman F, Jesudian A, Nandakumar G, and Shah MA. Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition. Eds Raghavan, Blanke. 2012.
  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar on Doctor runs 3 kms to perform crucial surgery, patient recovers | The Indian Express | The Pioneer | Amar Ujala | Hindustan | Navabharat | Prahaar | Vijay Karnataka | Prajavani | Vijayavani.Click Here

    Field of Expertise

  • Advanced Laparoscopy Gastrointestinal, Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, GI and Liver Oncosurgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohns and Ulcerative Colits
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • American College of Surgeons.
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
  • International Heapto-PancreatoBiliary.
  • Association (IHPBA).
  • Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), Indian Societies: ACRSI, IASO, ASI.
  • Various modalities of Gastrointestinal surgery including Robotic Surgery and HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) treatment for abdominal cancers
  • Laparoscopic surgery including SILS
  • Upper gastrointestinal surgery for diseases affecting the liver, esophagus and stomach, Colorectal surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anal canal
  • Surgical oncology
  • HIPEC treatment
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Hindi
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Courtesy faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.
  • Guest Faculty at AIMS Rishikesh.
  • Leading Health Professionals of the World - 2013 Hassan Nama Chief Resident Teaching Award 2009 Alpha Omega Alpha Resident Teaching Award.
  • Cornell Chapter 2005 University of Michigan: Dean’s List, Golden Key National Honor Society.
  • Talks & Publications

  • Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease.
  • Seastedt KP, Trencheva K, Michelassi F, Alsaleh D, Mislom JW, Sonoda T, Lee S, Nandakumar G. Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease. DCR 2014 Dec:57(12):1364-70.
  • A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery.
  • Milsom JW, Trencheva K, Sonoda T, Nandakumar G, Shukla PJ, Lee S. A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. 
  • Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition
  • Uncommon Cancers of the Stomach Popa E, Schnoll-Sussman F, Jesudian A, Nandakumar G, and Shah MA. Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition. Eds Raghavan, Blanke. 2012.
  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar on Doctor runs 3 kms to perform crucial surgery, patient recovers | The Indian Express | The Pioneer | Amar Ujala | Hindustan | Navabharat | Prahaar | Vijay Karnataka | Prajavani | Vijayavani.Click Here
  • Overview

  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar, a surgical gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore, completed his medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York. Following this, he pursued his surgical training at Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and New York Hospital. After obtaining his American Board of Surgery he pursued an advanced Colorectal Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis and his American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

  • He obtained an advanced fellowship in Liver and Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery with Dr. Daniel Cherqui, Dr. Michelassi and Dr. Lieberman at Weill Cornell Medical College. He subsequently stayed on at Cornell as faculty and continues to hold his faculty position. He moved to Bangalore in 2015 to establish a centre of excellence in gastrointestinal diseases. His interests are in advanced GI surgery Laparoscopy, Robotics, Colon and Rectal Surgery, and Liver and HPB surgery. He has a particular interest in surgery for GI and liver Cancers and in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

    Awards & Achievements

  • Courtesy faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.
  • Guest Faculty at AIMS Rishikesh.
  • Leading Health Professionals of the World - 2013 Hassan Nama Chief Resident Teaching Award 2009 Alpha Omega Alpha Resident Teaching Award.
  • Cornell Chapter 2005 University of Michigan: Dean’s List, Golden Key National Honor Society.
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • American College of Surgeons.
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
  • International Heapto-PancreatoBiliary.
  • Association (IHPBA).
  • Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), Indian Societies: ACRSI, IASO, ASI.
  • Various modalities of Gastrointestinal surgery including Robotic Surgery and HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) treatment for abdominal cancers
  • Laparoscopic surgery including SILS
  • Upper gastrointestinal surgery for diseases affecting the liver, esophagus and stomach, Colorectal surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anal canal
  • Surgical oncology
  • HIPEC treatment
  • Field of Expertise

  • Advanced Laparoscopy Gastrointestinal, Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, GI and Liver Oncosurgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohns and Ulcerative Colits
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Hindi
  • Talks & Publications

  • Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease.
  • Seastedt KP, Trencheva K, Michelassi F, Alsaleh D, Mislom JW, Sonoda T, Lee S, Nandakumar G. Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease. DCR 2014 Dec:57(12):1364-70.
  • A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery.
  • Milsom JW, Trencheva K, Sonoda T, Nandakumar G, Shukla PJ, Lee S. A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. 
  • Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition
  • Uncommon Cancers of the Stomach Popa E, Schnoll-Sussman F, Jesudian A, Nandakumar G, and Shah MA. Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition. Eds Raghavan, Blanke. 2012.
  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar on Doctor runs 3 kms to perform crucial surgery, patient recovers | The Indian Express | The Pioneer | Amar Ujala | Hindustan | Navabharat | Prahaar | Vijay Karnataka | Prajavani | Vijayavani.Click Here
  • Overview

  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar, a surgical gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore, completed his medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York. Following this, he pursued his surgical training at Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and New York Hospital. After obtaining his American Board of Surgery he pursued an advanced Colorectal Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis and his American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

  • He obtained an advanced fellowship in Liver and Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery with Dr. Daniel Cherqui, Dr. Michelassi and Dr. Lieberman at Weill Cornell Medical College. He subsequently stayed on at Cornell as faculty and continues to hold his faculty position. He moved to Bangalore in 2015 to establish a centre of excellence in gastrointestinal diseases. His interests are in advanced GI surgery Laparoscopy, Robotics, Colon and Rectal Surgery, and Liver and HPB surgery. He has a particular interest in surgery for GI and liver Cancers and in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

    Talks & Publications

  • Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease.
  • Seastedt KP, Trencheva K, Michelassi F, Alsaleh D, Mislom JW, Sonoda T, Lee S, Nandakumar G. Accuracy of CTE and MRE imaging to detect lesions preoperatively in patients with Crohn’s disease. DCR 2014 Dec:57(12):1364-70.
  • A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery.
  • Milsom JW, Trencheva K, Sonoda T, Nandakumar G, Shukla PJ, Lee S. A prospective trial evaluating the clinical performance of a novel surgical energy device in laparoscopic colon surgery. Surg Endosc. 2014 Aug 27. 
  • Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition
  • Uncommon Cancers of the Stomach Popa E, Schnoll-Sussman F, Jesudian A, Nandakumar G, and Shah MA. Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Fourth Edition. Eds Raghavan, Blanke. 2012.
  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar on Doctor runs 3 kms to perform crucial surgery, patient recovers | The Indian Express | The Pioneer | Amar Ujala | Hindustan | Navabharat | Prahaar | Vijay Karnataka | Prajavani | Vijayavani.Click Here
  • Overview

  • Dr. Govind Nandakumar, a surgical gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore, completed his medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York. Following this, he pursued his surgical training at Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and New York Hospital. After obtaining his American Board of Surgery he pursued an advanced Colorectal Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis and his American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

  • He obtained an advanced fellowship in Liver and Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery with Dr. Daniel Cherqui, Dr. Michelassi and Dr. Lieberman at Weill Cornell Medical College. He subsequently stayed on at Cornell as faculty and continues to hold his faculty position. He moved to Bangalore in 2015 to establish a centre of excellence in gastrointestinal diseases. His interests are in advanced GI surgery Laparoscopy, Robotics, Colon and Rectal Surgery, and Liver and HPB surgery. He has a particular interest in surgery for GI and liver Cancers and in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Fellowship & Membership

  • American College of Surgeons.
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
  • International Heapto-PancreatoBiliary.
  • Association (IHPBA).
  • Society of Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).
  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), Indian Societies: ACRSI, IASO, ASI.
  • Various modalities of Gastrointestinal surgery including Robotic Surgery and HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) treatment for abdominal cancers
  • Laparoscopic surgery including SILS
  • Upper gastrointestinal surgery for diseases affecting the liver, esophagus and stomach, Colorectal surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anal canal
  • Surgical oncology
  • HIPEC treatment
  • Field of Expertise

  • Advanced Laparoscopy Gastrointestinal, Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, GI and Liver Oncosurgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohns and Ulcerative Colits
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Hindi
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Courtesy faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.
  • Guest Faculty at AIMS Rishikesh.
  • Leading Health Professionals of the World - 2013 Hassan Nama Chief Resident Teaching Award 2009 Alpha Omega Alpha Resident Teaching Award.
  • Cornell Chapter 2005 University of Michigan: Dean’s List, Golden Key National Honor Society.
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