Surgeons at Gem Hospital here will perform surgeries that will be viewed by the participants of a Conference on Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery in Chennai on November 12 and 13.

“We will have high definition transmission from our hospital in Coimbatore to the Le Meridian, the conference venue in Chennai,” Director of the hospital C. Palanivelu said on Thursday.

Health Secretary V.K. Subburaj and Vice-Chancellor of The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Mylvahanan Natarajan would inaugurate the conference.

More than 200 surgeons would participate in the conference in Chennai.

President of the European Association of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Luc Lemmens would demonstrate some procedures live from the hospital.