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Columbia Asia Hospitals


Bangalore, India

Dr. Govind Nandakumar

Dr. Govind Nandakumar

Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery
at Columbia Asia Hospitals
Speciality Gastroenterology
Languages English, Punjabi
About Speciality

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

Dr Govind Nandakumar is the Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Columbia Asia Hospital, Whitefield.

Dr. Govind specializes in various modalities of Gastrointestinal surgery including Robotic Surgery and HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) treatment for abdominal cancers.

After completing his MD from the esteemed Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York in 2004, he specialized further, completing residency in General Surgery at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell in June, 2009. He pursued Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Washington University and underwent advanced training in management of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) Oncology.

After a highly successful stint in the US, Dr Govind has returned to India and joined Columbia Asia Hospitals. The “Integrated Digestive and Liver Care Program” is a result of his clinical expertise and the vision shared by him and the hospital.
Education Weill Cornell Medical College Upper GI and HPB Oncology
Washington University, Siteman Cancer Center St. Louis. Colon & Rectal
Surgery Weill Cornell & Memorial Sloan Kettering
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Professional Experience Total Experience: 11 years

Dr Govind comes from a family of renowned surgeons and has been an academician par excellence in his field. He has excelled in various roles.

Surgical Director Inherited Colon Cancer Registry CADC, New York Hospital;
Course Director Center for Advanced Digestive Care Conference at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Medical Board Member at Michael’s Mission.

Dr Govind has been associated with organizations who work in the field of cancer and contributed as a faculty as well as an author, sharing his experience with doctors and researchers alike.
Certifications MD, FACS, FASCRS

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