Journey

2018

2018

GEM Hospital to be commenced at Chennai.

2017

2017

Started Laparoscopic Assisted Robotic Surgery. Dr BC Roy National Award second time under “Eminent Medical Person” Highest honor for medical personal for the year 2015.

2016

GEM Televersity Tele Surgery & Education for surgical community around the world.

2015

Silver Jubilee year celebration for laparoscopic surgery Chief Guest – Justice P. Sadhasivam Doctorate of Health Science, PhD by Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge, UK

2013

2013

Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam visit to GEM hospital to initiate a programme on Cancer Prevention

2009

2009

International Olympic Competition in MAS winning silver medal at Phoenix, USA

2008

2008

GEM Hospital becomes GEM Institute of Gastroenterology & Laparoscopy

2005

2005

Dr BC Roy National Award under specialty development category

2004

Laparoscopic Hernia Book Published first edition Award of Fellowship Ad Hominum by Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

2003

First laparoscopic gastric bypass performed in India at GEM

2001

2001

Inauguration of GEM Hospital

1998

1998

Lap Whipple for cancer pancreas First time in the world

1997

1997

Art of Laparoscopic Surgery book released

1993

1993

First Lap cancer surgery Laparoscopic anterior resection for cancer rectum

1992

Lap Hernia Surgery first time in India at Coimbatore for groin hernia

1991

Laparoscopic Surgery introduced at Coimbatore First time in South India by Dr. C. Palanivelu

1990

1990

Surgical Gastroenterology Specialty established in Coimbatore