Dr. Srinivasan U.P. MS, McH (Gastro)

Clinical Lead - Senior Consultant
Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology
SRM Global Hospital

Dr. U. P. Srinivasan is a highly skilled Surgical Gastroenterologist based in Chennai. With an impressive academic background and extensive experience in the field, he is a Senior Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist at our esteemed institution. Dr. Srinivasan specializes in advanced laparoscopic procedures, including removing Esophageal and Stomach cancer and surgeries involving the liver, pancreas, gall bladder, bile duct, and colorectal cancers. He has published numerous articles in renowned international and national journals and presented his research at prestigious national and international conferences.With over 20 years of experience in general laparoscopic and open surgeries and 12 years of expertise in liver, pancreas, and bile duct surgery, Dr. Srinivasan is known for his clinical excellence and dedication to patient care. He is a member of the Association of Surgeons of India and holds a fellowship in the American College of Surgeons. With proficiency in multiple languages, including Tamil, English, Hindi, and Telugu, Dr. Srinivasan ensures effective communication with his diverse patient base, providing compassionate care and achieving remarkable surgical outcomes.


Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists

Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterologists

Clinical Robotic surgeon association of India

Association of Surgeons of India

Surgical Gastroenterology

The Department of Surgical Gastroenterology's expert medical practitioners and healthcare professionals specialize in preventing, identifying, and treating gastrointestinal challenges. Our team of physicians is committed to offering surgical and medical care for digestive illnesses that pose a risk to the patient, ranging from digestive problems to liver and pancreas conditions. Our practitioners provide cutting-edge, personalized treatment techniques with the most recent technologies to ensure the best results and the patient's long-term well-being.


The medical professionals at the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology share a commitment to delivering advanced and comprehensive treatment, ranging from prevention and early diagnosis to recovery and rehabilitation for patients with gastrointestinal ailments.


1. Liver Resection

To treat disorders that significantly impact the liver's ability to function normally and including liver tumors, our skilled surgeons conduct partial or complete liver removal.

2. Laparoscopic Whipple's Procedure

In this complex surgery, the upper portion of the pancreas, the first section of the small intestine, the gallbladder, and the bile ducts are surgically removed laparoscopically. The remaining organs are then linked to enable the restoration of regular digestion.This surgery is performed for pancreatic cancers and also for a few other conditions.

3. Pancreatic Necrosectomy and Pseudocyst Operations

Our surgeons are specialized VARD (Videoscopic assisted retroperitoneal debridement in infected necrotizing pancreatitis) and operate on individuals with pancreatic necrosis to surgically remove the diseased and necrotic regions. Based on the severity of the pancreatic pseudocysts, we also provide medication and surgical treatment alternatives.

4. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Gallstones)

Advanced laparoscopic procedures are used in laparoscopic cholecystectomy, a minimally invasive surgical procedure, to remove the gallbladder.

5. Hernia Repair (Inguinal, Umbilical, and Incisional)

Our expert surgical team performs thorough hernia repair procedures to treat inguinal, umbilical, and incisional hernias and efficiently relieve patients' pain

6. CBD exploration

This treatment looks for any obstructions in the bile duct, including gallstones, that can prevent bile from flowing from the bile duct to the intestine.

7. Duodenal ulcer perforation closure

To cure perforations in duodenal ulcers, our surgeons provide surgical solutions. The injured area is healed by utilizing adipose tissue from other body regions, and absorbable sutures are used to allow for natural absorption over time.

8. Splenectomy

Our surgeon is one of the surgeons who has performed the maximum series of laparoscopic Splenectomies nationwide.Our expert surgeon surgically removes the spleen during the splenectomy procedure.

9. Laparoscopic Gastrectomy

This advanced and minimally invasive surgical procedure uses Laparoscopic surgery to conduct either a partial or whole excision of the stomach and also used to remove tumors.

10. Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Esophagectomy

In this intricate surgical surgery, the esophagus is removed and rebuilt using laparoscopic and thoracoscopic procedures, frequently using components from another organ, such as the stomach.

11. Laparoscopic Colectomy / Anterior Resection / AP Resection

A minimally invasive procedure called a laparoscopic colectomy removes or fixes the colon whole or in part. While AP resection surgery entails the removal of the sigmoid colon, rectum, and anus using laparoscopy, laparoscopic anterior resection addresses the rectum solely.

12. Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy

Our surgeons perform minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures to remove benign or cancerous tumors from the distal part of the pancreas.

13. Obesity Surgery (Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass)

We provide a range of bariatric procedures, including gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy, to help patients successfully manage their weight.

14. Appendectomy

For patients with appendicitis, our surgeons provide surgical removal of the appendix.

Open appendectomy

A cut or incision between 2 and 4 inches long is made in the bottom right corner of your abdomen. Through the incision, the appendix is removed.

Laparoscopic appendectomy

This approach is far less intrusive. This indicates that no significant incision was made. Instead, a single to three minor incisions are made. One of the cuts is used to insert a laparoscope, a long, thin tube. It includes surgical equipment and a tiny video camera. The surgeon views a monitor to see into your abdomen and direct the tools. Through one of the incisions, the appendix is removed.

Quality healthcare for everyone

Treated over 15,000 patients


Our goal is to provide exceptional liver care by delivering timely and accurate diagnoses, state-of-the-art treatment options, and supportive care for patients and their families. We aim to achieve this by continuously learning and improving our services to ensure that every patient receives the highest level of care possible.


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