K. P. Haridas
The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri Award to Prof. (Dr.) K.P. Haridas, at a Civil Investiture Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on April 08, 2015
Kerala, India
Known forfirst successful liver resection
AwardsPadma Shri
BSICC Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Balsalam Memorial Award

K. P. Haridas is an Indian surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgeries,[1][2] and the founder of Chairman of Lords Hospital, a super-specialty healthcare centre in Thiruvananthapuram.[3][4] He is credited with the first successful liver resection, which he performed at the Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.[5]

He is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the British South India Council of Commerce (2014)[5][6] and the Dr. Balsalam Memorial Award.[7] He was honoured by the Government of India in 2015 with Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian Indian award.[8]

See also


  1. ^ "Treatment of Piles, Minimally Invasive Surgery Prof. Dr. K. P. Haridas MS FRCS FMAS". YouTube video. Lords Hospital. 15 April 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Dr. K. P. Haridas (Lords Hospital)". YouTube video. Pyarelal Kollara. 12 September 2011. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Medical Millennium". Medical Millennium. 2015. Archived from the original on 17 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Lords". Lords Hospital. 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  5. ^ a b "The Indian Express". The Indian Express. 14 July 2014. Archived from the original on 17 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  6. ^ "UK Malayalam News". UK Malayalam News. 13 July 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  7. ^ "Balsalam". Balsalam. 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  8. ^ "Padma Awards". Padma Awards. 2015. Archived from the original on 28 January 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.