The BRIGHT surgical team is committed to achieve best results for each and every person under its care. Along with surgical skills we believe compassion and empathy to be of equal importance. Surgery and hospital stay can be daunting, but BRIGHT aims to provide comfort holistically.
Our surgical team comprises of Dr. Sujith Philip and Dr. Vinod Pillai, besides an experienced group of Anesthetists, Intensivists, Radiologists, Pathologists, and Operation Theatre staff, Nurses, Technicians, Physiotherapists, and Dietitians.
BRIGHT is supported by the best hospital infrastructure in the region, including Class I modular operation theaters, state of the art sterilization systems such as Plasma Sterilization, advanced energy devices such as Harmonic Scalpel and Ligasure, operating microscopes as well as the latest generation laparoscopic equipment.
The whole spectrum of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery procedures are performed by BRIGHT. Laparoscopic procedures performed in the past years include cholecystectomy, appendicectomy, inguinal hernia, ventral and incisional hernias, hemicolectomy, CBD exploration, pancreatectomy, bowel perforation repair, hiatus hernia repair, gastrectomy, anterior resection.
Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS), Bariatric Surgery for weight loss, single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) and hybrid procedures such as combined cholecystectomy plus ERCP, and intraoperative enteroscopy are also performed.
A variety of open surgical procedures including radical gastrectomy, Whipple’s surgery, hepaticojejunostomy, major liver resections, small and large bowel resections, splenectomy, abdominoperineal resection are also performed, with minimum complication rates.
Cancers of the Gastrointestinal system including liver and pancreas are regularly being treated by open and laparoscopic procedures. Decisions regarding the best modality of treatment for the individual patient is taken after a Multidisciplinary Tumour Board meeting which includes the Medical and Radiation oncologist, Gastrointestinal surgeon, and Radiologists. Surgical excellence in the 21st century depends on a combination of experienced surgeons, well trained healthcare personnel, adhering to international standards of treatment, advanced technology and a humane approach, we in BRIGHT aspire to provide all these factors to every patient.