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Dr Yerra Prasad is a Consultant Gastroenterologist Surgeon at Medicover Hospitals Visakhapatnam.


English, Telugu, Hindi


  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic duodenal perforation closure
  • Laparoscopic Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic hernioplasty(TEP, TAPP, IPOM)
  • Truncal vagotomy and gastrojejunostomy
  • Whipple’s pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Frey’s, Lateral pancreaticojejunostomy for chronic pancreatitis
  • VATS esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
  • Fistulotomy, Fistulectomy and LIFT for fistula in ano, Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Emergency laparotomy for polytrauma (damage control surgery) and acute abdomen
  • Laparoscopic/openRadical D2 subtotal and total gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic/open radical right and left hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic/open Anterior resection
  • Laparoscopic/open Low anterior resection
  • Laparoscopic/open Abdominoperineal resection
  • Hepatobiliary surgery
  • Bariatric surgery

Past Experience:

  • Worked as a Senior Resident in General Surgery at Aarupadai Veedu Medical College, Pondicherry, Vinayaka Mission
  • University from May 2016 to March 2017
  • Worked as a DNB Resident, Surgical Gastroenterology at GEM Hospital and research center from April 2017 to June 2019.

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Best poster award for “Effect of perioperative hyperoxygenation on surgical site infection in patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery –A Randomised controlled trial” at ASICON 2019 held at Bhubaneswar.
  • Bursary award in LTSI 2018, held at AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Bursary award in IASGCON 2019, held at AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • “Knowledge Attitude and Practice of Stroke among Community health workers of rural India” – Platform presentation, 13th Indian National Stroke Conference (INSC), 2019.
  • First prize in speciality quiz held at 17th National Surgical Gastroenterology Update Conference 2018.
  • “First prize in speciality quiz IASG Mid Term CME on GI Oncology in 2018 held at NIMS, Hyderabad"
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