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Dr. Rajesh V

 Dr. Rajesh Vunnamatla

MBBS, MS (gen. Surg), FMAS, FIAGES, FAIS, FALS (HBP, Hernia, Bariatric, UGI), Dip. MAS (HPB)

 Consultant Advanced Laparoscopic, Gastro, Bariatric and HPB Surgeon

 Department of Surgical Gastroenterology

Dr Rajesh Vunnamatla is a Consultant Advanced Laparoscopic and General Surgeon in the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology at Sunshine Hospitals, Hyderabad. Prior to joining Sunshine Hospitals, he worked as Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist and Liver Transplant Surgeon at National Institute of Gastroenterology (Sri Vani Superspeciality Hospital) and Global Hospitals respectively. His areas of interest are minimal access surgery, GI and HPB Oncology.


  • MBBS, Andhra Medical College (AMC), Vishakhapatnam, A. P., India
  • MS (General Surgery), Ranga Raya Medical College (RMC), Kakinada, A.P.

Surgical Experience and Expertise:

Esophagus, Stomach and GEJ:
  • Hiatus hernia
  • Esophageal perforations
  • Gastric and duodenal perforations
  • Gastric and duodenal ulcers bleeding and strictures
  • Post corrosive strictures
  • Malignancies of stomach, GEJ and esophagus

Procedures: Lap fundoplications, lap gastrojejunostomy, gastric and esophageal perforation closures, medical and surgical management of bleeding ulcers, open D2 gastrectomies, esophagectomies (transhiatal and thoraco (VATS) laparoscopic) and colonic pull through

Colon and Rectum
  •  ICJ Strictures
  • Colonic and Rectal Malignancies
  • IBD and related Complications
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Hemorrhoids, fistula and fissure in ano

Procedures: Stapler haemorrhoidectomy, lateral anal sphincterotomy, fistulectomy and seton placements, Rectopexy (lap and open); hemicolectomies, total proctocolectomies with IPAA, AR, LAR and APR (lap and open)

Gallstone Disease
  • Acute Calculus Cholecystitis
  • GB, perforation with peritonitis
  • Symptomatic cholelithiasis
  • Choledocholithiasis with cholangitis and obstructive jaundice
  • Gallstone ileus

Procedures: Laparoscopic and open cholecystectomies, USG guided percutaneous cholecystectomies, open CBD exploration and choledocholithotomies, open hepaticojejunostomy or duodenostomy.

Performed more than 400 simple and complicated lap cholecystectomies without any complications.

Hydatid cysts – open and laparoscopic pericystectomy

Tumours and hemangiomas – diagnostic lap, wedge resections, segmentectomies, assisted major liver resections.

CLD, EHPVO, NCPF with Portal HTN

  • Work up for liver transplant
  • Managed pre-operative and post-operative cases
  • Splenectomy devascularization
  • Assisted – Shunt surgeries (assisted 30 shunt surgeries PSRS, Mesocaval)
  • Assisted 50 to 60 anatomical and non-anatomical liver resections
  • Assisted more than 50 liver transplants (donor hepatectomies, organ retrieval, explantation and implantation)


  • Various forms of acute pancreatitis
  • Pseudocysts
  • Pancreatic necrosis
  • Spectrum Choronic pancreatitis
  • Lower CBD and pancreatic head malignancies

Procedures: open cysto gastrostomies, pancreatic necrosectomies, LPJ, FREY’s procedure, Whipple’s procedures, distal pancreatectomy and spleenectomies.

Spleen: Laparoscopic and open spleenectomies


  • Gyan Burman Fellowship (SGLT), Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi
  • FALS (Hernia) – SRMC, Chennai
  • FIAGES (Fellow of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons) – Trivandrum
  • Endoscopic fellowship (e-FIAGES) – Viswanatham Hospitals, Trichy
  • FALS (Colorectal) – Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi
  • FALS (Upper GI) – Fortis Hospital, New Delhi
  • FMAS – VAPI, Gujarat
  • Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery (Dip MAS)


  • Member of AP Medical Council
  • Member – Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Member – Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (IAGES)
  • Member – Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
  • Member – Hernia Society of India (HSI)
  • Member – Association of Colorectal Surgeons of India (ACRSI)
  • Member – Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterologists (IASG)