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Dr. B Ramesh

Founder & Medical Director of Altius Group of Hospitals​

Speciality

Obstetrician, Gynaec Laparosurgeon, IVF Specialist & Urogynaecology, Fertility Specialist, Endometriosis Specialist

Qualification

M.B.B.S, M.D, D.G.O, F.C.P.S, F.I.C.O.G, F.I.C.K.O.G

Experience

32 Years

Fields Of Expertise

About Dr B. Ramesh

Dr. B. Ramesh, the visionary Medical Director and founder of Altius Hospitals, a distinguished chain in Bangalore, has been a trailblazer in Gynaecological Laparoscopy since the inception of his career. With a successful track record spanning three Multi-specialty Hospitals and a speciality clinic, Dr. Ramesh is celebrated for his profound expertise and contributions. 

Recognised with numerous National and International awards for his invaluable service, he commands respect among peers. Notably, in 2011, he received the prestigious Kannada Rajyotsava state award, the highest civilian honor from the Karnataka State Government, and the Aryabhatta Award, a distinguished National recognition. He is also a recepient of Indira Gandhi Sadbhavana award and Vishweshwarayya award. Dr. B. Ramesh continues to redefine excellence in healthcare with his commitment and unwavering dedication.

  • Renowned as a pioneering Gynaecology Laparoscopic surgeon in India, with a significant presence in both clinical and academic spheres across the nation.
  • Regularly invited as a chairperson, speaker, and faculty for major conferences focused on Gynaecological Laparoscopy and Infertility.
  • Conducts live surgical workshops and specialises in treating conditions such as severe endometriosis, laparoscopic vesico-vaginal fistula repair, tubal recanalization, large uterus removal, multiple fibroids, surgery in dense adhesions, and radical Hysterectomy.
  • Proficient in various operative hysteroscopy procedures, including submucous fibroid removal, septum resection, tubal cannulation, hysteroscopic Adhesiolysis, and all methods of endometrial ablation as alternatives to hysterectomy.
  • Specialized in urinary incontinence treatment, offering surgeries like TOT, TVT, Mini ARC, anterior prolift, posterior prolift, vaginal vesicovaginal fistula repair, and laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for vault prolapse.
  • Achieved a remarkable milestone of performing 1,00,000 major Gynaec Laparoscopic surgeries and over 9,000 Laparoscopic Hysterectomies.
  • Pioneered the use of 3D Laparoscopic surgeries in India, showcasing advanced expertise.
  • Specialises in various laparoscopic sling procedures for nulliparous prolapse.
  • Successfully operates 2 Laparoscopy & IVF centres in India, ensuring the delivery of top-notch healthcare services.

Career Highlights

  • Spearheading Advanced Gynaecological Sonography and directing procedures like Ovum pickup, Cyst Aspiration, Embryo transfer, and fetal reductions.
  • Over a decade of experience in conducting IVF treatments, averaging around 30 Embryo transfers per month.
  • Dedicated to training young Gynaecologists in Gynaec Laparoscopy, contributing to the development of the next generation of medical professionals.
  • Extensive experience in imparting knowledge to more than 700 Gynaecologists from across India and countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and providing Hands-On training for Rural Gynecologists deputed by the Government of Karnataka.
  • Instrumental in setting up nascent laparoscopic units to promote the widespread use of laparoscopic technology throughout the country.
  • Successfully organised six International workshops and conferences named “RAGE” (Recent Advances in Gynaecology, Gynaec, Endoscopy, and Uro-gynaecology) at Dr. Ramesh Hospital, Bangalore. These events featured world-renowned international faculties from Europe, the USA, and Singapore, contributing to the global exchange of knowledge and expertise in the field.
  • One of the few Gynaecologists in the country to specialise in Gynaec Endoscopy, Infertility, Assisted Reproduction and Uro-gynaecology.
  • One of the first to start TVT and TVT – O procedures for SUI in South India.
  • First to perform ELITT (Endometrial Laser Interstitial Therapy) for DUB in South India.
  • First to perform single incision Laparoscopic surgery (scarless) in gynecology
  • First in India to launch Karl Storz (Germany) 3D Laparoscopy.

Educational Qualifications

  • F.I.C.O.G. from Indian College of Gynecologist, Mumbai in 2011
  • F.C.P.S. from KEM Hospital and Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai in 1994
  • D.G.O. from KEM Hospital and Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai in 1994
  • M.D. from KEM Hospital and Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai in 1993-94
  • M.B.B.S from Mysore Medical College, Karnataka in 1988

Publications - Articles & Books by Dr. B Ramesh

  • Bettaiah Ramesh, Reddy Chandana Anantha Rama. Laparoscopic Hysterectomies: Our 10 Years Experience in a Single Laparoscopic Center. Journal of the Federation Of Obstetric And Gynaecological Societies Of India; volume 66;number 4;july – august 2016
  • Ramesh.B. M.D , Chaithra T.M, Haritha Desai, Rachana Ghanti et al: Management of Robert’s uterus by a combined hysteroscopy and laparoscopy : A clinical pearl. Gynecol Surg (2016). doi:10.1007/s10397-016-0954-4
  • Ramesh Bettaiah, Shraddha Neminath Kurkuri, Satwik Basavaraj Metgud, Chaithra TM. Iatrogenic parasitic myomas following uterus removal : a preventable entity. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 ;5(6):2049-2051. Doi: 10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20161718.
  • Bettaiah .R, Chaithra .T.M, Chandra Mouli.M, Thermal Bowel injury during difficult laparoscopic myomectomy. JMIG(2015) 10.1016/j. jmig.2015.10.010
  • Ramesh Bettaiah, ReshuSarogi, Chandana A.Reddy, Transobturator mid urethral sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence: Our experience. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol.2015;4(6):1831_1835. Doi:10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20151269
  • Bettaiah R, Chandana AR, Pooja G, Single incision laparoscopic Cystectomy for a huge fimbrial cyst: A rare case report . International journal of reproduction , contraception obstetrics and gynaecology, 2015 Oct;4(5):1637-1638
  • Ramesh B, Chaithra TM, Et Al .Anterior abdominal wall scar endometriosis : An Engima . The journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India. 2015-16 September: published online Ramesh B, ET AL. Caesarean scar pregnancy – an unusual presentation. Journal of postgraduate Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Aug 2015;2(8)
  • Bettaiah R ET AL , Laparoscopic hysterectomies : our 10 years experience in a single laparoscopic centre. The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology of India, First online Feb 2015
  • VijayaBayyarapu, Ramesh B ET al, Incidental Laparoscopic diagnosis of a concurrent contralateral ectopic pregnancy in a donor egg recipient with left tubal gestation. Journal of Gynecologic surgery. 2014;30(4);236-239
  • Suyajna D Joshi, Ramesh B, Ratna Suyajna Joshi, Veerendra Kumar( 2006) Laparoscopic repair of uterovesical fistula. The journal of Obstetric and Gynecology of India, Vol. 56, No.2: Page 166-167
  • B Ramesh, MadhuriVidyashankar, B V Bharathi (2011) Single incision laparoscopic myomectomy. Journal of Gynecological Endoscopy and surgery, Vol.2(1), issue 1, Page 61-63
  • B Ramesh, Pooja Sharma (2013) Laparoendoscopic single- site surgery in gynecology: Dawn of a new era. Journal of Mid- Life Health, vol. 4, issue 1: page 52-53
  • B Ramesh, Pooja Sharma, Dipti Gunge (2012), Abdominal Wall Parasitic Myoma Following Electromechanical Morcellation, The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India November, ‘Online First’.
  • Ramesh Bettaiah, Shwetha Sudhakar Kamath, Rachana Ghanti (2017), First Case of Mole in the Horn, Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
  • Ramesh Bettaiah, Shwetha Sudhakar Kamath (2017), Intramyometrial Injection of Vasopressin: A Novel Method for Hemostasis at Laparoscopic Management of Cornual Ectopic, Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
  • Ramesh Bettaiah, Shwetha Sudhakar Kamath (2017), Effective Hemostasis in Cervical Ectopic Pregnancy with packing without Hysterolaparoscopy or Devascualarization. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.

Books Edited

  • Textbook & Atlas of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy , 31 Oct 2016 by B. Ramesh (Author), Pooja Sharma Dimri (Author) ISBN-13: 9789385999284 ; Publication date: June, 2016 Publisher: Jaypee Medical (Jaypee Brothers, Medical Publishers Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery in Gynaecology, 2013, Jaypee Publishers Chapters Contributed. Chapter- 9, How to make laparoscopic surgery safe for advanced endometriosis, page 70-77, in Safe and Effective Gynaecological Endoscopic and Minimal Access Surgery, by author Trivedi Prakash H. Specialised Professional upgradation and Training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology 

Chairperson & Speaker at National Conferences

       Oration

  • AICOG-2012 Hysteroscopy & Abnormal Uterine Bleeding on 26th January 2012- DUB, AUB, Bakri balloon in AUB, Ablation
  • Focused conference on “Fibroid Uterus’ Womb to tomb” Gnanavarsha 2012 Annual conference recognized by FOGSI Conference ( 24th & 25th March- High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
  • Investiture and scientific evening of the Bangalore society of Obstetrics & Gynecology on 15th April 2012, Principles of Success
  • Endometriosis Live Workshop and Scientific session by BSOG, Bangalore, 13/05/2012- Optimizing ART outcomes in endometriosis
  • 12th International conference “What is new in managing sub-Fertility, obstetrics & Gynaecology on 5th August 2012- How to avoid litigations in gynecological procedures(conventional and endoscopic)
  • 9th National conference in laparoscopy, Just innovation[BEAMS] on 3rd ,4th & 5th September,2012, Live surgery Controversies & Complications in Gyn.Endoscopy on 29th & 30th September, 2012- Controversies and complications
  • YUVA FOGSI Oration, Hyderabad
  • 44th Annual CME 2010, OGSV , Vizag

       Speaker

  • AICOG-2012 Hysteroscopy & Abnormal Uterine Bleeding on 26th January 2012- Hysteroscopic management of Asherman’s syndrome.
  • Focused conference on “Fibroid Uterus’ Womb to tomb” & FOGSI Conference Gnanavarsha 2012 Annual conference 24th & 25th March- Laparoscopic myomectomies- Techniques and outcome.
  • BSOG CME on 14th to 17th June,2012- How to start doing Laparoscopy.
  • Urinary Incontinence simplified on 24th June 2012, at TATA Hospital, Mumbai- Misadventures in Stress Urinary Incontinence Surgery.
  • IAGE Silver line focused event on only 3D Laparoscopy & Urinary Incontinence surgery on June 29 & 30,2013- Single Port Surgery.
  • 2012 Regional congress of APAGE: Endometriosis and complex pelvic surgery on 23rd -24th July 2012- Adding 3rd Dimension to Laparoscopy.
  • 12th International conference “What is new in managing sub-Fertility, obstetrics & Gynaecology on 5th August 2012- Role of endoscopy in gynaecology, is there a limit.
  • Life 2012 Endoscopy Infertility On 31st August-2nd September 2012- Preservation of fertility.
  • Life 2012 Endoscopy Infertility On 31st August-2nd September 2012- Diagnosing and managing complications during laparoscopy and hysterectomy.
  • Optimizing options in Gynaec Endoscopy on 7-9 September ,2012, at Ahmedabad- Live surgical demonstration.
  • Controversies & Complications in Gyn.Endoscopy on 29th & 30th September 2012- Complications in single port.
  • Gnanavarsha Reproductive Endocrinology on 24th & 25th of November 2012, Thyroid disorder and infertility
  • Fertivision-2012, Infertility & Assisted Reproductive Technologies on 7th ,8th &9th December,2012.
  • Lap Hysterectomy made simplified, on 24th March,2013- TLH simple case with single port
  • Indian association of gynaecological Endoscopists-IAGE- Recent advances- 3-5th May 2013, Bangalore- Ureteroscopy in gynecology.
  • BSOG-RCOG Office Hysteroscopy on 7th july,2013, live workshop.
  • The Thirteenth international conference on What is new in subfertility, Obstetrics & Gynecology 7th -11th August 2013- Fibroid when to investigate, role of imaging and endoscopy, mode of surgery does it affect future pregnancy and delivery.
  • Advances in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine on August 30,31 & 1ST September 2013, Trivandrum, Kerala- 3 D Laparoscopy in gynaec endoscopy.
  • The International Live Workshop and conference on Fibroids & Hysterectomy on September 27,28,29 2013- Vault Closure- Different methods.