Dr. Raghunandan completed his MBBS from JJM Medical College, Davanagere. Further, he completed MRCS in General Surgery from Royal College of Surgeons of England, the UK and pursued MD (Research) in cancer biology from Queen Mary University of London. Subsequently he completed FRCS in General Surgery from Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK. He has more than a decade of experience in general surgery and gastro-intestinal surgery covering all aspects of minimal access surgery (Laparoscopic surgery) including oesopago-gastric, bariatric and colorectal surgery. He also specialises in management of ano-rectal conditions such as haemorrhoids, anal fistula and anal fissure providing up-to-date therapies for these conditions. He is also proficient in upper GI tract endoscopy and colonoscopy including therapeutic procedures. Additional skill set includes treatment of complex abdominal wall hernias and Inguinal (groin area) hernias employing both laparoscopic and conventional techniques. He has authored in many publications in peer-reviewed journals, both at national and international level.