Appointment

General Surgeon: MBBS (1994), DNB (surgery), MNAMS (1998),FRCS (Glasgow-2000), Diploma in Laparoscopic surgery ( Univ Loius Pasteur, France-2005), MBA in Health Care Services (2014), FICS (2015)

Dr. Natarajan is a highly trained and experienced surgeon at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital –
Yeshwanthpur. After his graduation from KIMS, Bangalore University he completed his residency in
Surgery at St. Martha’s Hospital, a premier teaching institution in Bangalore. Subsequently he was
selected as faculty St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore. As part of the surgical department
he was involved in teaching undergraduate medical and nursing students alongside his clinical duties
as a general, trauma, gastro-intestinal and laparoscopic surgeon.
He further pursued specialized training in the National Health Service hospitals – England. During his
tenure in England at various prestigious institutions including Royal Cornwall hospital, Brighton and
Sussex university hospital, Blackpool Victoria hospital and West Suffolk hospital he trained in
Laparoscopic Surgery, Colorectal surgery and Enhanced recovery program in colorectal surgery.
Later he completed Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery from the University Louis Pasteur & IRCAD –
France.
Dr. Natarajan is also an excellent academician and has presented papers in state and national
meetings and published multiple articles in national as well as international journals. He has won best
paper awards at state and national level meeting including the Young Surgeons Gold medal Award at
Bangalore in 2001. He has also been awarded the travelling Fellowship of Surgical Society of
Bangalore in 2002 and the prestigious Travelling Fellowship Award of Royal College of Physicians
and surgeons of Glasgow in 2003.
Following his successful tenure in England, he returned back to India and has been part of the
surgical team at Columbia Asia Hospitals since December 2010. Over the last 5 years He has been
instrumental in successfully implementing the concept of ‘Damage Control Surgery’ which is an
unique modality of performing emergency surgeries in staged manner in critically ill patients who will
not survive conventional surgery. This is commonly used in unstable patients with major trauma
following road traffic accidents, major abdominal sepsis and mesenteric ischemia.

Speciality

  1. Basic and advanced Laparoscopic surgery (appendix, gallbladder, hernia, intestines etc)
  2. Colorectal Surgery (colon, rectum and anal canal)
  3. Abdominal surgeries related to trauma involving stomach, intestines, spleen, liver etc
  4. Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Surgery
  5. Emergency surgery related to mesenteric ischaemia, complicated herniae (inguinal, ventral, incisional and femoral), peritonitis and intestinal obstruction.

Experience

Total Experience: Over 21 years

  1. West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England
  2. Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool, England
  3. Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, Brighton, Sussex, England
  4. Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, England
  5. St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore.India
  6. St.Martha’s Hospital. Bangalore. India