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Dr. Perungo. T

MBBS, MS (Gen Surg), MRCS(Edin), Mch (SGE), Fellowship in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery (OSSI)

Consultant

Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

Chennai

Brief Profile

Dr. Perungo.T is a consultant Bariatric and Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal surgeon. He began his career as an Assistant Professor and went on to become Assistant Surgeon. Owing to his special interest in Surgical gastroenterology, he took up a One year Fellowship in Bariatric & Metabolic surgery.

Educational Qualifications

  • Fellowship in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Asian Bariatrics, OSSI Obesity Surgery Society of India), Nov 2017, Ahmedabad
  • M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology, Madras Medical College, TN Dr MGR Medical University, Aug 2016, Tamilnadu.
  • M.R.C.S, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Royal College of Surgeons, Jan 2019, Edinburgh.
  • M.S General Surgery, Govt Chengalpattu Medical College, TN Dr MGR Medical University, Mar 2008, Tamilnadu.
  • M.B.B.S, Govt Stanley Medical College, TN Dr MGR Medical University, Jan 2003, Tamilnadu.

Clinical Expertise

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Liver Transplant
  • Laprose Bariatric Surgery

Present Position

Current designation : Unit head, Asian Bariatrics, Chennai

Currently working as consultant Bariatric, Metabolic , Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal surgeon at VS hospitals- center for advanced surgeries, Kilpauk , Chennai

Experience

  • One year Fellowship in Bariatric & Metabolic surgery (OSSI), Asian Bariatrics Hospital , Ahmedabad , from 01-12-2016 to 30-11-2017.
  • Resident in Institute of Surgical gastroenterology, Madras Medical College, from 01-08-2013 to 12-08-2016.
  • Assistant Surgeon, Govt. Kilpauk Medical College & Hospital, from 10-01-2011 to 31-07-2013).
  • Assistant professor , Tagore Medical College & Hospital, from 01-09-10 to 31-12-2010
  • Surgical Registrar, Lifeline Multispeciality hospital, from 16-05-2008 to 31-08-2010, Chennai
  • Resident of General Surgery, Chengalpattu medical college hospital, from 31-05-2005 to 31-03-2008, Chengalpattu.
  • Internship of one year in MBBS Degree Course.

Laparoscopic Experience:

  • Trained in Bariatric surgery in a high volume center with experience of 500 cases including Sleeve gastrectomy , Gastric Bypass – RYGB and MGB, Revision Bariatric surgery and Metabolic surgery.
  • Trained in Laparoscopy to do all basic and advanced lap procedures including SILS (Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery) at Lifeline Multi specialty Hospital, Chennai.

Teaching Experience:

  • Two years experience of teaching undergraduates in the form of clinics and tutorials in Lifeline hospital, Chennai.
  • Four months experience of teaching undergraduates in the form of clinics and tutorials in Tagore medical college, Chennai.
  • Two and half years experience in teaching post graduates and interns in the form of clinics and tutorials at Kilpauk Medical college Hospital, Chennai.

Honors & Awards

  • Dr. Perungo was awarded the Sundaram Best Paper Award in A.S.I in the State conference in 2009.
  • He won Best e-poster in the section ‘Stomach and Small intestine’ in IASGCON 2015, October, Pune.
  • He won Second prize in Zonal level G.I surgery Torrent Young Scholar Award, Chennai, December 2015.
  • He won Third prize in National level G.I surgery Torrent Young Scholar Award, Ahmedabad, February 2016.

Achievement

  • Pioneered and excelled in a novel LAPROSE BARIATRIC SURGERY ( WEEKEND BARIATRIC SURGERY) which is a minimally invasive, pain free, short stay, Tailor made , safe and fast track procedure.
  • Pioneer in introducing the novel MIDAS therapy and terminology for treating type 2 diabetes patients.
  • Invited speaker on the topic of Bariatric and Metabolic surgery at various state level, national and international conferences.

Editorial Work And Reviewer

  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Requiring Surgical Intervention .Indian Journal of Clinical Practice, Vol. 22, No. 9, February 2012.
  • ‘An enigmatic case of RIF mass’ in Tropical Gastroenterology journal - September 2017.
  • Anomalous middle hepatic artery in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Wolf in sheep's clothing. Journal of Minimal Access Surgery; Apr 2016.
  • "Black Stomach." Journal of Case Reports 6.1 (2016): 44-46.
  • An elusive cause of perianal pain , BMJ case reports, oct 2016
  • Need for splenectomy in the mgt of asymptomatic splenic vein thrombosis while undergoing surgery for chronic pancreatitis - Journal of pancreas, September 2016

Research & Publication

Papers Presented - National And International:

  • Presented “How to do Laparoscopic Hernia repair” at chennaicon 2008, 32nd annual conference of ASI Tamilnadu & Pondy
  • Presented a paper for the Gem Foundation award on the topic “My experience with Laparoscopic Fundoplication” at Nagasicon 2009, 33rd annual conference of ASI , TN & P
  • Won an award for paper presented for the Sundaram Best paper award on the topic “Ultrasound guided nerve block for postoperative pain relief after laparoscopic surgery” at Nagasicon 2009, 33rd annual conference of ASI , TN & P , held in Kanyakumari.
  • Presented a paper on the topic “Laparoscopic splenectomy “ at ASI Chennai city chapter in March 2010
  • Presented a paper on the topic “SILS – Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery, a technical innovation in Lap Surgery” at ASI Chennai city chapter annual meet in April 2010.
  • Surgical management of Post intubation tracheal esophageal fistula- 5 year experience” – ISDE , Vancouver, Canada, September 2014.
  • Surgical management of Zenker’s diverticulum- our experience”- ISDE , Vancouver, Canada, September 2014.
  • NLR and PLR – a surrogate marker of resectability in locally advanced gastric cancer, IGCC , São Paulo, Brazil, June 2015.
  • “Spontaneous gastric cancer perforation- our experience”, IGCC , São Paulo, Brazil, June 2015.
  • E-poster in IASGCON, “Peritoneal cytology and histology in gastric cancer” held in October 2015 which won the best poster award.

Dr Perungo has presented various papers in the state level and city level conferences including :-

  • State level TNP ASICON
  • Chennai City gastroenterology meet
  • Chennai City IMA meet
  • Chennai City ASI chapter
  • Chennai city livery club meet

Abstract Publications:

  • Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula In Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma Oesophagus – A Single Centre Experience Of 31 Cases .Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Esophageal Tuberculosis – A Mimicker Of Malignancy.. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Surgical Management Of Post Intubation Tracheoesophageal Fistula. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Sharp Foreign Bodies In Esophagus – Our Experience In 11 Surgically Treated Patients. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Management Of Perforation Following Treatment For Achalasia Cardia: Factors Influencing Outcome: Experience With 8 Cases. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Spontaneous Esophageal Perforations Mimicking Cardio-Pulmonary Pathology Presenting To Physicians With Delayed Referral To G.I. Surgeons- Strategies Adopted And Outcome Of Management. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Managing Esophageal Injuries: “East Or West – Neck Is The Best Of The Worst” Our Experience With 16 Successfully Managed Patients – A Single Center Experience. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Corrosive Pharyngoesophageal Stricture In A Child- The Five Year Struggle To Make Him Eat!. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • A Survey Based Analysis On Management Of Esophagogastric Junction Tumors In India. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Indian Practice Of Esophageal Cancer Surgery Among Specialist Surgeons – A Survey Based Study. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Influence Of Lifestyle In Patients With Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Esophagus In South Indian Population. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Esophago Gastric Histiocytic Sarcoma – A Rare Case Of Dysphagia In Adults Causing Diagnostic And Therapeutic Dilemma. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Polyurethane Foam Bezoar” – An Unusual Foreign Body Of Esophagus And Stomach – First Human Case Report. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Surgical Management Of Zenker ’ S Diverticulum – Our Experience. Diseases of the Esophagus; Sep 2014 Vol 27 Supplement1
  • Spontaneous choledochoduodenal fistula – an unusual cause of pneumobilia that needs attention. HPB journal; march 2015,vol 17 issue supplement S2
  • ‘Hemosuccus pancreaticus’ – diagnostic challenges and management options. HPB journal; march 2015, vol 17 issue supplement S2
  • Palliative resection for neuroendocrine tumours with liver secondaries – a report of three cases. HPB journal; march 2015, vol 17 issue supplement S2.
  • "Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (nlr) and platelet-lymphocyte ratio (plr) in gastric cancer - a cost effective method to assess the resectability." xxv National conference of Indian association of surgical gastroenterology. 2015. iasgonline.com.
  • Role of MDCT, MRI, PET-CT, and Laparoscopy in assessing locally advanced GE junction adenocarcinoma – a pilot study. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3)
  • Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-lymphocyte ratio in gastric cancer – Does it influence resectability?. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3).
  • Management of esophagogastric junction tumours in India: Is it different from the west?. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3).
  • Tailored treatment strategies in the management of spontaneous perforations in advanced gastric cancer- experience from a tertiary referral centre. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3).
  • Management of gastric cancer in India-a nationwide survey. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3).
  • Role of surgery in advanced bleeding gastric cancers – An audit of 55 patients. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3).
  • Peritoneal cytology and peritoneal histology in gastric cancer. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3).
  • Proximal vs distal gastric cancer - is there a real shift over four decades ? – An analysis from india. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3).
  • ABO blood group and gastric cancer- A south Indian study. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3).
  • Gastric cancer in the young: an Indian study. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3)
  • Patterns of recurrence in patients after curative gastrectomy in a tertiary care centre in south India. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3)
  • The elderly with gastric cancer – A tertiary centre experience. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3)
  • Her-/2-neu overexpression in gastric carcinoma in Indian patients. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3)
  • Colon interposition in Gastro-esophageal cancer surgery - the need and outcome -an analysis of 31 patients. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3)
  • Lasting legacy of GI lymphoma - a case report after long term surveillance. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3)
  • Digit ratio and gastric cancer- are they related? – first Indian study. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3)
  • Histiocytic sarcoma involving stomach and esophagus: problems in management- report of rare cases. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28(Supl. 3)
  • Management of gastric carcinoid - our experience. ABCD Arq Bras Cir Dig 2015;28 (Supl. 3)

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