About Us


Saraswathy Institute of minimal access surgery is a centre par excellence in Saraswahy hospital, Parassala, Trivandrum. Saraswathy hospital was started in 1992 as an evening clinic. Now it is a 200 bedded multi specialty hospital with Saraswathy College of Nursing teaching BSc nursing and MSc nursing courses, as our sister concern.

Minimal access surgery was started here way back in 2002. It slowly grew and developed into a centre for advanced laparoscopic surgery, metabolic surgery and bariatric surgery. It has been giving informal training to surgeons over a decade. Now SIMAS is launching formal training programme in Basic laparoscopy for Practicing Surgeons and Gynecologists.This academic programme is a well structured course with Endo training sessions, wet lab and OT exposure.

The Saraswathi Institute for Minimal Access Surgery & Research’s mission is to deliver high quality Endoscopic Surgical Skills development courses.

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