HPB Surgery

This department provides comprehensive treatment for diseases related to the liver, pancreas, and biliary system. It is the first exclusive department in India to provide both Robotic & Laparoscopic surgeries for various diseases like Gall stones, Bile duct stones, Choledochal cysts, Hydatid cysts, Acute & Chronic pancreatitis, Pseudocyst including cancers of the liver, pancreas, and gall bladder.
This center has the distinction of being the first in the world to perform totally laparoscopic Whipple’s operation, also called pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic cancer. Since then, this department has performed one of the largest numbers of laparoscopic Whipple procedures in the world. With liver transplantation emerging to be standard care for chronic liver disease, GEM hospital, the best pancreas cancer surgery in Coimbatore is currently the only center to offer laparoscopic donor hepatectomy in the country. This reduces the risk associated with the donor surgery, the live person who donates a part of the liver enabling early recovery.
HPB surgery refers to operations performed on the liver, pancreas, and bile ducts. Categories of HPB surgeries include liver resection, liver transplantation, pancreas resection, and biliary surgery. These procedures are used to treat various conditions such as liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, and bile duct obstruction.


  • Liver cancer
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Hydatid Cyst Liver
  • Simple Liver Cys
  • Cirrhosis of Liver
  • Hepatitis B & C
  • Liver Abscess
  • Fatty Liver
  • Liver Trauma
  • Biliary System (Gall Bladder & Bile Duct) Gallbladder Stones
  • Cancer of Gall Bladder and bile duct
  • Cholecystitis (Infection of the Gallbladder)
  • Bile duct Stone
  • Cholangitis
  • Cancers of bile duct
  • Choledochal cyst
  • PancreasAcute and Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pseudocyst Pancreas
  • Necrosectomy
  • Pancreatic divisum
  • Annular pancreas
  • Pancreatic trauma
  • Autoimmune Pancreatitis
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