Dear Friends and Colleagues

As the Organising Chairman, it is my great honour and pleasure to invite you to the 1st International Conference & workshop “Minimally Invasive Liver Surgery – 2019 (MILS – 2019)” hosted by GEM Hospital & Research centre to be held at Hilton Chennai from August 17th (Sat) to 18th (Sun), 2019.

MILS 2019 will be conducted for the purpose of providing an opportunity to discuss recently emerging issues and exchange the latest information on Minimally Invasive liver Surgeries. A large number of eminent international and national experts will share their valuable academic researches, remarkable achievements, and most recent findings. In particular, the congress intends to provide preconference hands on workshop for the aspiring young liver surgeons on August 16th, 2019.

The Organising Committee is confident that MILS 2019 will be a significant platform for sharing valuable ideas, cutting-edge development and innovations taking place around the globe.

We expect your active participation in MILS 2019, and looking forward to see you all in Chennai.

Your sincerely
Prof. C. Palanivelu
Organising Chairman


Prof. C. Palanivelu

Organising Chairman


Dr. N. Anand Vijai

Organising Secretary


Dr. P. Senthilnathan

Organising Co-Chairman

Dr. S. Swaminathan

Organising Secretary


Dr. S. Asokan




Dr. V. P. Nalankilli



Dr. Srinivasan Muthukrishnan



Dr. S. Srivatsan Gurumurthy



Dr. SenthilAnand




Highlights : ” How I do it”

  • Minor to major laparoscopic liver resections .
  • Robotic Hepatectomy
  • Tips and tricks in MI Liver resections
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic Donor Hepatectomy

Debate on Minimally Invasive vs Open Hepatic Resections
Hands on training course”

  • How to use CUSA & water jet.
  • Basic & advanced laparoscopic suturing
  • Laparoscopic Ultra Sound techniques
  • ICG guided Liver resections


Yao-Ming Wu (Taiwan)

Goro Honda (Japan)

Rawisak Chanwat (Thailand)

Xiang Wang (China)

Tran Cong Duy Long (Vietnam)

Tang Chung-ngai (Hong Kong )


Built on Trust, Excellence & Values

The name GEM (GastroEnterology Medical Centre and Hospital) is derived from its own speciality,It is Asia’s rst dedicated tertiary health care centre in Gastroenterology and Laparoscopic Surgery.

It has grown exponentially, gaining wide patronage of patients from India as well as abroad. GEM Hospital and Research centre with its pioneering work has evolved to be the rst and the only centre in India with subspecialities in Bariatric, Hepatobiliary, Upper GI, Colorectal, Liver Transplant and GI Cancer Surgery. Later Urology & Gynaecology departments were added to provide COMPREHENSIVE ABDOMINAL CARE.

With a new centre setup at Chennai, Gem Hospital has spread its wings to the Capital of Tamil Nadu, bringing in more than 25 years of experience in providing world class gastroenterology, advanced laparoscopic & robotic surgery services.

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