Dr. Nandakishore Dukkipati (M.D ,DABS, FASMBS) Managing Director, LivLife Hospitals (International Centre of Excellence for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery) Diplomate - American Board of Surgery Fellowship - Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery Fellowship - Gastro Intestinal & Endocrine Surgery Dr. NandakishoreDukkipati a pioneer, an inspiration, an unflinching authority in his designated domain, and paradigm in the field of advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. His genius has transcended through his work in introducing to and helping hundreds, which led him to turn Bariatric Surgery service into a semblance of perfection in the establishment of LivLife Hospitals. Starting his journey into medicine, Dr. Nandakishore acquired his MBBS degree from the prestigious J.S.S. Medical College which is under the aegis of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute. His insatiable quest for knowledge and excellence drove him overseas where he completed his residency in General Surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center affiliated to the Cornell University, New York, U.S.A. He later procured a formal fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery from the University Of Texas, Southwestern Dallas, making him the first Indian to do so. He is the first surgeon from the State Of Kentucky to perform a Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS- Cholecystectomy). He adorned the “first cap” yet again in becoming the first South Indian to win the “International Surgeon of Excellence” status.