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Bharati Bhushan


MBBS MS., DNB (GI Surg),FMAS, FACS, Fellow in Liver Transplant, PhD
Lead Consultant



Department of Minimal Access Surgery & Liver Transplantation,
GEM Hospital & Research Centre, 45, Pankaja Mill Road,Coimbatore- 641045, INDIA


  • MBBS: AIMS,Bellur,Mysore university ,Karmataka
  • MS (General Surgery) : kasturaba Medical College, Manipal
  • DNB (GI Surgery) GEM Hospital & Research Centre, Coimbatore,
  • FACS American College of Surgeons
  • FMAS Fellow of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • Fellowship in liver transplant Medanta Medicity, New Delhi
  • PhD Minimal access surgery Datta Meghe University, Nagpur


  • Lead consultant, Department of Hepato Pancreato Biliary, Liver Transplant & Minimal Access Surgery, GEM Hospital & Research Centre, Coimbatore, INDIA


  • ASI Association of surgeons of India
  • AMASI Association of minimal access surgeons of India
  • IASG Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology
  • IHPBA INDIA Indian chapter of International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • ILLS International Laparoscopic Liver Society
  • LTSI Liver Transplant society of India


  • Invited as speaker in various National conferences
  • Best Paper Award IASGCON Jaipur ,
  • Best paper award in AMASICON, MUMBAI
  • Presented many papers in National and International Congress
  • Conducted many live workshops
  • Invited as faculty in live surgeries


  • Hepato Pancreto Biliary Surgery (HPB)
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Liver Transplantation -Laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy


    Besides he has been the organizing committee member for various conferences and programmes includes
  • Co Organizing Secretary – AMASICON 2012, 7th International Conference of Association of Minimal Access Organizing team -Surgeons of India from 19th – 22nd July 2012, Coimbatore
  • Minimally Invasive HPB Surgery training programme on 24-26th October 2013 – Course Convenor
  • Co Organizing Secretary – IHPBAINDIA 2013, Coimbatore, Feb 15 to 17th 2013 – 10th Annual Conference of Indian Chapter of International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association (IHPBA)
  • Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Surgery training programme on 25 & 26th April 2014- Course Organizer.
  • Co Course Convener -9th Certificate Course in HEPATO – PANCREATO – BILIARY SURGERY conducted by Indian chapter of International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association from 29th July to 2nd August, 2015, Coimbatore
  • Co Organizing Secretary – IASGCON 2016, 26th Annual Conference of Indian Association of The Surgical Gastroenterology from 6th to 9th October 2016, Coimbatore


  • The CLBS Symposium: Managing Complications in Liver Transplant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, from 25th – 27th September 2015.
    a.Laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy: Technical And Ethical Considerations.
  • 13th Annual Conference of the Indian Chapter of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, IHPBA India 2016 from January 29th-31st, 2016 in Ahmedabad, India.
    a.Laparoscopic pancreas preserving duodenectomy for GIST
  • 1st World congress of the International Laparoscopic Liver Society, ILLS 2017 held on July 6th – 8th, 2017 at Maison de la chimie, Paris, France.
  • 27th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology will be held from 5th to 8th October, 2017 at JIPMER, Pondicherry, India.
  • ASI in Salem on 9th January 2018- As a speaker
  • 4th International Liver Symposium (ILS) to be held from April 6- 8, 2018 at the Leela Ambience, Gurugram, Delhi-NCR.


  • Laparoscopic management of a retroperitoneal duodenal perforation following ERCP for periampullary cancer. JSLS. 2008 Oct-Dec; 12(4):399-402.
    Palanivelu C, Jategaonkar PA, Rangarajan M, Anand NV, Senthilnathan P.
  • Concomitant laparoscopic ventral hernia mesh repair and bariatric surgery: a retrospective study from a tertiary care center. Obes Surg. 2012 May;22(5):685-9.
    Praveen Raj P, Senthilnathan P, Kumaravel R, Rajpandian S, Rajan PS, Anand Vijay N, Palanivelu C.
  • Long-term results of hepatic hydatid disease managed using palanivelu hydatid system: Indian experience in tertiary center. Surg Endosc. 2014 Jun 6.
    Senthilnathan P1, Inamdar S, Nalankilli VP, Vijay A, Rajapandian S, Parthsarathi R, Raj P, Palanivelu C.
  • Long-term results of laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic and periampullary cancer-experience of 130 cases from a tertiary-care center in South India. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015 Apr; 25(4):295-300.
    Senthilnathan P, Srivatsan Gurumurthy S, Gul SI, Sabnis S, Natesan AV, Palanisamy NV, Praveen Raj P, Subbiah R, Ramakrishnan P, Palanivelu C.
  • Concomitant laparoscopic ventral hernia mesh repair and bariatric surgery: a retrospective study from a tertiary care center. R Kumaravel, S Rajpandian, PS Rajan, NA Vijay – Obesity surgery, 2012 – Springer
  • Laparoscopic management of choledochal cyst-technical modifications and outcome analysis, ND Patel, AS Nair, VP Nalankilli, A Vijay – World journal of , 2015 – Springer patients from a tertiary center. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Dec; 207(6):839-46.
  • An innovative technique for colorectal specimen retrieval: a new era of “natural orifice specimen extraction” (NOSE) , M Rangarajan, PA Jategaonkar, NV Anand – Diseases of the colon &, 2008
  • Laparoscopic radical cholecystectomy for suspected early gall bladder carcinoma: thinking beyond convention, N Patel, S Sabnis, N Palanisamy, A Vijay… – Surgical …, 2016 – Springer
  • Laparoscopic management of remnant cystic duct calculi: a retrospective study, MV Madankumar, NV Anand – The Annals, 2009
  • Laparoscopic transhiatal esophagectomy for ‘sigmoid’ mega esophagus following failed cardiomyotomy: experience of 11 patients, GS Maheshkumaar, NV Anand – Digestive diseases and, 2008
  • Laparoscopic hysterectomy with bilateral orchidectomy for Persistent Mullerian duct syndrome with seminoma testes: Case report, SC Sabnis, N Palanisamy, A Vijay – Journal of minimal, 2015
  • Laparoscopic management of solid pseudo papillary neoplasm of pancreas in tertiary care center from south India, SC Sabnis, SS Gurumurthy, VP Nalakilli, NA Vijay – Pancreatology, 2017
  • Laparoscopic major hepatectomy—technique and outcomes S Palanisamy, SC Sabnis, ND Patel – Journal of , 2015 – Springer
  • Laparoscopic assisted endoscopic HJ stricture dilation, Stone retrieved and deployment of removable metal stent: P05–119 , P Senthilnathan, S Rajapandian, A Vijay – 2012
  • Hepatic artery reconstruction following iatrogenic injury during laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy: Minimal access surgery is new horizon, Senthilnathan Palanisamy, Biswajit Deuri, Subrahmaneswara Babu Naidu, Nalankilli Vaiyapurigoundar Palanisamy, Vijay Anand Natesan, and Palanivelu Chinnusamy 2015 Apr 3.
  • Major venous resection and reconstruction using a minimally invasive approach during laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: One step forward Senthilnathan Palanisamy, Anand Vijay Natesan, Praveen Raj Palanivelu, Chinnusamy Palanivelu, Tertiary Centre. Indian J Surg Oncol. 2015 Mar; 6(1):20-5
  • Laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy: First experience from Indian sub-continent: Natesan Anand Vijai, Palanisamy Senthilnathan, Vikram Annamaneni, Sandeep C.Sabnis, Arvinder Singh Soin, Chinnusamy Palanivelu, Journal of Minimal Access Surgery, 2018.