Dr. Deepak Varma is a leading and eminent gastrosurgeon based in Kochi, Kerala. He did his undergraduate studies in Government Medical College Thrissur. After completing M B B S, he did his MS (General Surgery) in the prestigious JIPMER, Pondicherry one of the foremost teaching institutes of India. He was awarded the M Ch (Surgical Gastroenterology) by the University of Kerala after he completed the course from Medical College Thiruvananthapuram.
Subsequently, in the year 2000, he joined P V S Memorial Hospital, Kochi as a senior registrar and started his surgical gastroenterology career. P V S Memorial Hospital had been one of the first hospitals in Kerala where high-quality gastroenterology and gastrosurgery care were delivered to patients. A brief period of his career was spent in the then newly commissioned multispecialty hospital, Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi. He rejoined P V S memorial Hospital as a consultant and completed 10 years of surgical gastro career. He then moved on to Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi as the Head of Department of Surgical gastroenterology and Liver transplantation. Here he was instrumental in developing a viable surgical gastroenterology and Liver transplantation department.
He has received several specific and specialized overseas training in pancreatic and liver cancer treatment.
Living Donor liver transplantation and liver surgery from Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong which one of the pioneering institutes in the world for liver transplantation and treatment of cirrhosis
Liver Pancreas and Biliary surgery from Hopital Beaujon, Paris, a center renowned for its clinical and research work on liver diseases; one of the first hospitals in the world where successful liver resection was done
Laparoscopic surgery for large intestinal cancer from Kyung Pook National University, South Korea
With over 3000 laparoscopic surgeries to his credit, he is a renowned trainer in the field of laparoscopy. He is an experienced liver and pancreatic surgeon who has treated many complex pancreatic and liver diseases. His area of special interest is laparoscopic and robotic bariatric and colorectal surgery.
Dr. Deepak Varma is currently working as Senior Consultant in Surgical Gastroenterology at Aster Medcity, Kochi. Aster Medcity is a quaternary care hospital which gives world class care to patients. It has state-of-the-art infrastructure, equipment, and supportive departments to offer comprehensive treatments to patients with complex gastrointestinal disorders.
He is one of the most experienced and sought-after surgeons in the state for the treatment of colorectal cancers.