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GEM Hospital Doc elected as obesity surgery society president

GEM Hospital Doc elected as obesity surgery society president

Dr.Praveen Raj, Head of Department of Bariatric Surgery at Gem Hospital (Coimbatore) has been unanimously selected during the recent annual conference of the Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI) as its president.
With over 700 surgeons as members, OSSI is the primary body for surgeons practising bariatric (obesity) surgery as a speciality. Dr.Praveen Raj is the first surgeon from South India to take this coveted position. He has also served as the Secretary of the society.


Dr.PraveenRaj, is a pioneer bariatric surgeon and has trained more than 250 surgeons from India and Asia Pacific. 


He also established the OSSI Virtual Academy for training surgeons.