+606 – 315 8930 / +606 – 315 8931

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Doctors' Directory


3rd Floor

Suite No.

Suite C-307

Phone / Extension No.

+606 – 315 8815

Consultation Hours

Friday: 8.30am – 5.30pm

Dr. Padmaan Sankaran

General & Hepatobiliary Surgery

MBBS (IMU), Master of Surgery (UM)
Fellowship in Hepatobiliary Surgery (M’sia)

What is the role of a Hepatobiliary Surgeon?

A hepatobiliary surgeon specializes in treating diseases and conditions affecting the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, and pancreas. Their role is to perform surgical procedures such as liver resections, gallbladder removals, and bile duct repairs to treat various disorders in these organs.

When do you need to meet a Hepatobiliary Surgeon?

You might need to seek medical advice from a Hepatobiliary Surgeon if you have the following conditions:

  1. Liver diseases such as liver cancer, liver cysts, or cirrhosis.
  2. Gallbladder problems like gallstones or inflammation (cholecystitis).
  3. Bile duct disorders such as bile duct stones or strictures.
  4. Pancreatic diseases like pancreatic cancer or pancreatitis.
  5. Endoscopic intervention for biliary obstruction.
  6. Require liver or pancreas transplantation.
  7. Need surgical intervention for benign or malignant tumours in the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, or pancreas.
  8. Complications from previous surgeries in the hepatobiliary region.
  9. Non-surgical treatments or interventions have been ineffective in addressing your condition.