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Dr Amith, Surgical Gastroenterologist in Kannur

Dr. Amit B L

Consultant - Surgical Gastroenterology

MS (General Surgery), DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology), MRCS (General Surgery)
English, Hindi, Kannada

Surgical gastroenterologist, with experience in surgical oncology, GI oncology and liver transplant. He completed his graduation from KIMS, Hubli; MS (Surgery) from SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack and superspeciality training DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology) from Apollo Hospital, Chennai. He is experienced in evaluation, diagnosis, participating in MDT and planning treatment of several conditions pertaining to GI system. His long term goal is to work towards incorporating advanced technology in the field of surgery.

Area of expertise
  • Upper GI Surgery: Surgeries for achalasia cardia, GERD, Stricture of esophagus & stomach, cancers of esophagus and stomach
  • Colorectal Surgery: Inflammatory bowel disorders, colorectal cancers, hemorrhoids, fissures and fistula.
  • HPB Surgery: Surgeries for biliary stone diseases, cysts and tumours of liver, biliary system and pancreas, complications of acute pancreatitis
  • Bariatric (Weight loss) surgery: Gastric bypass (RYGB & OAGB), Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Diseases of liver and transplantation: cysts and tumours of liver, treatment of portal hypertension, EHPVO and liver cirrhosis. Miscellaneous: Surgeries for hernias (Inguinal/ ventral/ incisional)
Awards and recognitions
  • Received travel bursary award from IASG to attend IASGCON- 2019, New Delhi
  • Vaidyaratna’ award by Mother Foundation, Hyderabad


  • A rare case report of afibrinogenemia. Antiseptic journal, October 2015 volume 112, issue 10, page 34- 36.
  • Panda S, Lokesh AB, Sarangi A. Prognostic significance of glycemic control in burn injury patients: A study in Tertiary Care Hospital of Odisha. Apollo Med 2017;14:160-4.
  • Lokesh AB, Kumar R, Saheer N, Bhatnagar A. Choroid, a unique site for metastasis in Marjolin’s ulcer. J Can Res Ther 0;0:0. [DOI: 10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_617_19].

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