Welcome to Chennai Obesity Clinic

Dr.R.Kannan is an experienced specialist Gastro surgeon. He specialises in the surgical treatment of morbid obesity, diabetes, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, hiatus hernia, oesophageal dysmotility and strictures.

He is an expert laparoscopic surgeon and has a long experience in treating gallstones, hernia and other abdominal conditions like acute appendicitis, perforated peptic ulcers, intra-abdominal adhesions etc using laparoscopic techniques. He is also an expert endoscopist.

He has advanced skills in insertion of gastric balloons and laparoscopic gastric bands, laparoscopic procedures like sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Nissen’s fundoplication, cholecystectomy, splenectomy and hernia repairs.

Bmi Calculator

Your Weight(kg): Your Height(cm): Your BMI:

BMI Definitions BMI (kg/m2)


< 18

Healthy weight 18 - 25

Overweight 25 - 30

Obese 30 - 35

Severely obese 35 - 40

Morbidly obese 40 and over

About Doctor

Dr.R.Kannan MBBS., MS., DNB (SGE), FICS (SGE).,

Health Tips

  • Green tea is the best beverage that improves metabolism by 4%. Green tea provides more benefits compared other sweetened beverages. Green tea, either hot or cold can gear up your metabolism throughout the day.
  • Reap the health benefits provided by grapefruit by including it in your daily diet routine. Vitamin C present in this fruit helps in boosting metabolism naturally. Grapefruit is considered as a super food for weight loss.

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