Dr. Venkateshwara is a Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist & Gastrointestinal Onco-surgeon with over 12 years of experience. With academic qualifications from prestigious institutions and fellowships under world-renowned mentors in India and abroad, he is skilled in complex surgical procedures and post-operative care. He has extensive clinical training in gastro-surgery and has earned the FIAGES from the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons and FMAS from the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India. He has a number of publications to his name, and has presented his work at many international and national conferences. In addition to his passion for surgery, he is enthusiastic about sharing his learnings with fellow surgeons and has been teaching for the past 9 years. His area of expertise includes: Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery for Gastric cancer, Minimally invasive surgery for GERD, Hiatal hernia, achalasia, diaphragmatic hernia, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) for benign and malignant esophageal lesions, Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery for colorectal and small intestinal cancer, Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) for anal / rectal lesions, Minimally invasive procedures for haemorrhoids, rectal prolapse including the LASER and STARR procedures, Anal sphincter repair and pelvic floor reconstruction for faecal incontinence / complex perineal injuries etc.