Doctors

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Dr Halprashanth D S

Dr Halprashanth D S

MBBS, MD, DM (Neuro)
Consultant – Neurology

Dr. Halprashanth is a Consultant Neurologist in the Department of Neurology at Global Health City, Sholinganallur , Medavakkam Road, Perumbakkam Chennai. He was a Consultant Neurologist (2011 to 2012) in SSM Multispecialty Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka and also worked as Specialist Registrar (2008-2011) in the Department of Neurology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka. He holds D.M. (Neurology) from Kasturba Medical College (Manipal University), Manipal, Karnataka, India (2008- 2011, and obtained his post graduation in M.D (General Medicine) from Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India (2005- 2008) and M.B.B.S. from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India (1999- 2005). He has to his credit numerous publications in international & national journals including an article in a peer review international journal, Journal of clinical neuroscience, an award winning thesis on RNTCP accepted by Tuberculosis Control India (TBC) India and he had been Invited as a guest speaker in various Indian Medical Association (IMA) branches.
As a socially responsible doctor, he is the founder President of Ray of Hope Foundation®, a
Charitable Trust, based at Hassan, Karnataka, aimed at multi disciplinary management of
epilepsy for the lower income population.
He is also life member of Indian Academy of Neurology(IAN) & Indian Medical Association (IMA).
M.B.B.S Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India (1999- 2005)
M.D (General Medicine) Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India (2005-
2008)
D.M. (Neurology) Kasturba Medical College (Manipal University), Manipal, Karnataka, India
(2008- 2011)

Neurology Experience

Global Health City Chennai, India Consultant Neurologist Dec 2012- till date
Shivara Shivappa Memorial Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India Consultant Neurologist Aug 2011-
Dec 2012
Kasturba Medical College (Manipal University) Hospital, Manipal, Karnataka, India Senior
Registrar Department of Neurology Aug 2008-July 2011

Professional Experience

Cherukunnu Charitable Hospital Pazhayangadi, Kannur, Kerala, India Consultant Physician June
2008-July 2008
Father Muller Medical College Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka, India Senior Resident Department
of Medicine May 2005-May 2008
Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka, India Pre-registration House Officer
Jan 2004-Feb 2005

Clinical Experience in Neurology

I am currently working as the Lead Consultant Neurologist in the Institute of Neurosciences at

  • Global Health City, Chennai, India.
  • Head of Global Comprehensive Stroke Centre.
  • Acute ischemic stroke management through strict I.V Thrombolysis protocol – stroke team
    members 24 × 7.
  • Post stroke care and rehabilitation.
  • Founder of Global Stroke Support Group (GSG) which provides comprehensive stroke care for stroke survivor. This group comprises of Neurologist, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Psychologist and Dietician.
  1. World stroke day –October 29th 2015
  2. World Stroke Day- October 29th 2014
  3. World Stroke Day- October 29th 2013 Topic: Early detection (F.A.S.T) of stroke and
    management
  4. World Alzheimer’s Day- 23rd September 2013
  5. World Parkinson’s Day- 11th April 2012
  6. National Epilepsy Day-17th November 2011 Free epilepsy checkup and treatment

Prof. K. Sridhar

Prof. K. Sridhar

Director
Institute of Neurosciences and Spinal Disorders
Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai

Qualification: MBBS, DNB (Neurosurgery)
Medical School: Madras Medical College, Madras, in December 1982 with a First Class in Surgery.
Training: National Board of Examinations (Neurosurgery)
Residency Training: General Surgery (1984 – 1985); One year training in General Surgery at the Government General Hospital, Madras as per specifications of the National Board of Examinations towards the Five year Direct course in Neurosurgery.
Residency:Five years training (1985 – 1990) in Neurosurgery at the Dr. Achanta Lakshmipathi Neurosurgical Center VHS Medical Centre, Madras, India under Prof. B. Ramamurthi
Chief Residency: Qualified in Neurosurgery and certified as a Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations in Neurosurgery in May 1990.

Past Positions:

2009 – September 2011: Head – Division of Brain and Spine Surgery, Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai
June 2006 – April 2009 : Medical Director and Head of Neurosurgery – National Neurosciences Centre, Calcutta
1990 – 2005: Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon – Dr. A. Lakshmipathi Neurosurgical Centre, VHS Hospital, Chennai
December 2004 – October 2005: Professor and Head of Neurosurgery –Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute, Enathur, Kanchipuram
1992 – 2006: Consultant Neurosurgeon, Malar Hospitals, Chennai
1996 till 2006: Honourary Consultant Neurosurgeon – Southern Railway, Railway Headquarters Hospital, Perambur, Chennai Past Positions:
2009 – September 2011: Head – Division of Brain and Spine Surgery, Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai
June 2006 – April 2009 : Medical Director and Head of Neurosurgery – National Neurosciences Centre, Calcutta
1990 – 2005: Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon – Dr. A. Lakshmipathi Neurosurgical Centre, VHS Hospital, Chennai
December 2004 – October 2005: Professor and Head of Neurosurgery – Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute, Enathur,Kanchipuram
1992 – 2006: Consultant Neurosurgeon, Malar Hospitals, Chennai
1996 till 2006: Honourary Consultant Neurosurgeon – Southern Railway, Railway Headquarters Hospital, Perambur, Chennai

Special Interest:

Vascular, Skull Base and Cervical Spine surgery

Membership:

Life member – Neurological Society of India.
Life Member – Association of Spinal Surgeons of India
Life Member – Skull Base Society of India
Active member – Indian Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery
International Member – Congress of Neurological Surgeons
International Member – Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves of the
AANS and The CNS
Life Member – Neuro-oncology Society of India

Awards:

Awarded “Adjunct Professor” by The Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R Medical University in
recognition of Clinical and Academic work

Dr. Kesavan Rajagopalan Amruthur

Dr. Kesavan Rajagopalan Amruthur

(Senior consultant: Orthopedic Surgeon & Joint Replacement)

Dr. Kesavan A R completed MBBS from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai and MS
(Orthopaedics) from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General
Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, University of Mumbai. He is a versatile surgeon with a
reputation for excellence in Hip and Pelvic surgery, Joint Replacements and
Complex Trauma.

Having been instrumental in starting the MIOT Institute for Disorders of the hip,
he was the first director who pioneered programs in hip reconstructive surgery
and launched protocols. He is one of the few surgeons who is skilled in providing
treatment for any age group, be it a child or a geriatric patient- so that,
reconstruction of hip is not limited to replacement but includes preservation and
restoration. He has a strong background in Complex Trauma care which has
resulted in super specialisation in Pelvic and Acetabular Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Kesavan Rajagopalan Amruthur is an Orthopedist and Spine Surgeon in
Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Perumbakkam, Chennai and has an experience of 23
years in these fields .

Past Positions:

Junior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgeon – MIOT Hospials,
Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon & Director, Trauma – MIOT Hospitals, Senior
Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon & Director, Pelvic & acetabular reconstructive
surgery – MIOT Hospitals

  1. Junior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai, 1999-2003.
  2. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director, Trauma, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai, 2003-2005. Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Surgeon and Director, Hip Surgery, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai, 2005- June 2007.
  3. Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director, Trauma, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai, 2005- June 2007.
  4. Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director, Pelvic and Acetabular Reconstructive Surgery, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai, July 2007 – June 2009.

Specialities :

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery Procedures
  • Hip Replacement
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Revision Surgery
  • Expertise
  • Pelvic & Acetabular surgery
  • Complex Hip Replacement
  • Minimally invasive Joint Replacement
  • Revision surgery and Pelvic Surgery

Education :

Bachelors Degree:Obtained MBBS degreee from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, 1994.

Master Degree: MS (Ortho) from University of Mumbai

Training:

Trauma Surgery, Hip Resurfacing, Joint Replacement, Computer Navigation in Hip resurfacing, Trauma & Reconstructive surgery. He has received his training in trauma & complex trauma surgery at Charite Hospital, Berlin.

Residency Traning:

Senior Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, Lokmanya Tilak
Municipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, from Feb 1998 to July 1998. Senior
Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, V. N. Desai Municipal General Hospital, Santa
Cruz, Mumbai, from Aug 1998 to Jan 1999.

Memberships

Member, Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association
Member, Indian Orthopaedic Association
Member, Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society
Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, International Congress for Joint reconstruction
Member, Indian Society for Surgery of Hip and Knee

Achievements :

Recipient of the Mohandas – Weller Gold Medal for Best Paper Presentation at the
Indo- German Orthopaedic Foundation meeting, Bangalore, – Oct. 2002

Publications

Surgical Approaches to the Acetabulum – Suryanarayan P, Kesavan A R, Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol. 36, No.1, Jan. 2002

Acetabular Reconstruction with a combination of Support Rings, Autogenous Morsellised Graft and Bone Cement – Suryanarayan P, Kesavan A R , IGOF Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma, June 2002

Unstable Trochanteric Fractures- Assessment of Stability in Comminuted Fractures – Kesavan A R, Barry D’Rosario, IGOF Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma, June 2002

Dr Neha Shah

Dr Neha Shah

M.S, FIAGES, FMAS, FALS (Fellowship in Advanced Bariatric Surgeries, USA)
Chief Consultant – Institute of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

She is trained in revision Bariatric surgery and endoscopic techniques from Cleveland, Ohio USA. She has also published and presented several paper in medical journals/conferences. Dr. Neha shah is the only female Bariatric and metabolic surgeon in Tamil Nadu. Doing Independent Basic and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries for past 15 years and have done more than 3000 complex laparoscopic procedures and for last 7 years is into teaching and faculty for EISE, J & J, Chennai, India. Doing Independent Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries for last 7 years and have done more than 500 Bariatric Procedures, including revision bariatric procedures also. Running her own Training Institute for Laparoscopy for last 3 years where she has trained more than 300 surgeons across the globe.

Professional Experience :

  • 2000 – 2002: Resident, Department of General surgery, Govt. Medical College, Surat
  • 2003 – 2004: Senior Registrar, Department of General Surgery, Govt Medical College, Surat
  • 2004 – 2006: Special Trainee in the department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Govt. Peripheral Hospital, Annanagar,Chennai
  • 2006 – 2013: Laparoscopic Surgeon, Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Chennai, Lifeline Multispecialty Hospital
  • 2013 Feb – 2015: Head of department in minimal invasive surgery gastroenterology and bariatric surgery Prashant Superspeciality Hospital
  • HOD & Chief laparoscopic surgeon Apollo spectra Hospitals, Chennai 2015-2017
  • HOD & Chief Bariatric surgeon at Gleneagles Global Health City,Chennai march 2017-onwards

Achievements :

  • Recipient of GEM Award at Madurai ASI 2010 in recognition of performing excellent lap surgeries.
  • Recipient of Best paper award at ASI Conference 2010.
  • Recipient of Sundaram Award for best paper at the State Conference in Pondicherry 2012
  • Recipient of Travelling Fellowship Award from ASI, State Chapter in 2012.
  • Recipient of Award of Excellence for outstanding work in field of laparoscopy from ASI at Visakhapatnam in 2016

Dr Padmapriya Vivek

Dr Padmapriya Vivek

Dr Padmapriya Vivek is one of the leading experts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Chennai.
She is a Senior Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, and has 15 years of extensive practice in these
specialties. Dr Padmapriya has completed her MBBS and MS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology) in India
and has acquired a Diploma in Reproductive Medicine from Germany. She is a renowned expert
in the natural birthing, vaginal delivery after C-section and high-risk pregnancies. She is also
proficient in the treatment of fertility related problems and is highly skilled in Laparoscopic
surgeries.
A strong proponent of natural birthing, Dr Padmapriya is a specialist in painless normal
delivery, vaginal delivery for women who had a C-section previously and high-risk pregnancies.
Dr Padmapriya Vivek is a specialist in the field of high risk pregnancy, such as Vaginal Birth
after C-section, Diabetes and Hypertension.
Dr Padmapriya is fluent in Tamil, English, Kannada, Telugu and Kannada.

Expertise In :

  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Painless Normal Delivery
  • Natural Birthing
  • Vaginal Birthing After Cesarean Section
  • Fertility Clinic – IUI, IVF, ICSI
  • Prenatal Counselling

Achievements :

  • Personally involved in 10,000 child deliveries with a track record of 90% successful normal
    deliveries
  • Dr Padmapriya’s dedication to her profession and her patients was evident when she
    worked 90 hours straight all alone, to help 17 babies being safely delivered, during the
    2015 December, Chennai floods. She also worked round the clock during the 2016 Vardah
    cyclone, which devastated the city of Chennai.

Dr Raja Sundaram

Dr Raja Sundaram

Dr Raja Sundaram is one of the most renowned & respected Onco-surgeon in India.
With an experience of over 20+ years, he has successfully conducted more than 10,000 cancer surgeries of various complexities.
Dr Sundaram has completes his MBBS & MS (General surgery) from the prestigious Madras University. Following which he did his Mch from the
reputed Dr Muthulakshmi College of Oncological Science.
Dr Raja Sundaram has laid down foundation for establishing Sundaram Cancer Centre in Chennai to provide comprehensive cancer treatment to his patients.
He has been invited as a speaker both nationally and internationally.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS :

  • FAMS – Fellow of Association of Minimal Access Surgery, 2007
  • FAIS – Fellow of Association of Surgeons of India, 2005
  • M. Ch. – Cancer institute (W. I. A), Dr Muthulakshmi College of Oncological Sciences, Tamil Nadu.
  • Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai -600020, India. 1998-2000
  • Dip. Nb (Gen Surgery) – National Board of Examination, New Delhi, 1997.
  • M.S. (Gen Surgery) – Madras Medical College, University of Madras, Chennai, India. 1994- 1997
  • M.B.B.S. – Madras Medical College, University of Madras, Chennai, India. 1998 – 1991

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

  • Personally involved in 10,000 child deliveries with a track record of 90% successful normal
    deliveries
  • Dr Padmapriya’s dedication to her profession and her patients was evident when she
    worked 90 hours straight all alone, to help 17 babies being safely delivered, during the
    2015 December, Chennai floods. She also worked round the clock during the 2016 Vardah
    cyclone, which devastated the city of Chennai.

Dr. S. Selva Seetha Raman

Dr. S. Selva Seetha Raman

MBBS, MS – General Surger , Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), DNB ( General
Surgery), MCh – Plastic Surgery, DNB – Plastic Surgery, Diploma in Health Administration, Diploma
in Medical Law and Ethics (PGDMLE), Fellowship in Cancer Reconstruction
Plastic Surgeon, 10 Years Experience

Specializations

  • Plastic Surgeon
  • Hand Surgeon

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS :

  • MBBS – Vinayaka Missions University, Salem, 1997
  • MS – General Surgery – Govt Royapettah Hospital,Kilpauk Medical College, 2004
  • Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) – Royal College Of Surgeons, Edinburgh,
    Uk, 2006
  • DNB ( General Surgery ) – Diplomate National Board,India, 2007
  • MCh – Plastic Surgery – Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 2007
  • DNB – Plastic Surgery – Diplomate National Board,India, 2012
  • Diploma in Health Administration – Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences, 2013
  • Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics (PGDMLE)- Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences, 2013
  • Fellowship in Cancer Reconstruction – Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, 2012

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE :

  • 2012 – 2015 Consultant at SRM Institutes For Medical science
  • 2010 – 2012 Fellow at Tata Memorial Hospital
  • 2012 – 2012 Visiting Scholar at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, UK
  • 2015 – 2015 Visiting Scholar at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
  • 2009 – 2009 Visiting Scholar at National University Hospital
  • 2007 – 2010 Senior Resident at IRRH & DPS, Stanley Medical College

Awards and Recognitions

  • International Travelling Fellowship for the year 2014 – 2014
  • Army endowment BEST PAPER AWARD for the best journal in IJPS – 2013
  • Prof. Kamath Best poster prize “Algorithm for the management of external skin Defects in
    Composite Oromandibular defects” – 2012
  • Ethicon Travelling fellowship – 2012
  • Second prize for poster ““Breast Reconstruction in post-surgical breast cancer patients” –
    Breast cancer working group- KEM hospital – 2012
  • Third prize for poster “Breast Reconstruction in post-surgical breast cancer patients”- 63rd
    Bombay medical congress, INHS Aswini Mumbai – 2012
  • Brig Kathpalia fellowship in Hand Surgery – 2011
  • Prof. Kamath Best poster prize “Post-Oncological Tongue Reconstruction” – 2011
  • SHRIMATHI PADMA NAGARAJAN & SHRI NAGARAJAN GOLD MEDAL – 2006
  • Gold Medalist in Orthopedics – 2002
  • Overall performance award from the Dept. of E.N.T. – 2001

Memberships

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI)
  • Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ISRM)

Registrations

  • 73012 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2003

Dr V. Murugan

Dr. V. Murugan

Senior Consultant
Pediatric Neurology
Institute of Neurology

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.D (Paed), MRCPCH (UK), CCT-UK (Paed. Neurology)

Medical College

  • Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Twelve years in UK as Paediatrician and Paediatric Neurologist

Training

  • M.G.M Medical college Indore and UK – Paediatric training;
  • Paediatric Neurology training in UK – Bristol, Southampton and London

Past Positions

  • Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, London, UK

Special Interest

  • Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents

Membership

  • Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) UK

Dr Vaithiswaran V

Dr Vaithiswaran V

Dr. Vaithiswaran completed his MBBS and MS from the prestigious Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) where his accomplishment included many certificates of honor in various subjects. He went on to do his advanced surgical training in AIIMS, New Delhi, following which he was faculty in Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad for a short period. His interest in laparoscopy drew him to them prestigious GEM hospital, Coimbatore where hem joined as consultant and carried out various responsibilities with flying colors for over 4 years. He now heads the Minimally Invasive Surgery unit at Global Health city Chennai since March 2013.
He has wide experience having performed over 3000 laparoscopic surgeries and participated and supervised another 4000 laparoscopic surgeries. Having the unique training of oncology as well as advanced laparoscopy, he is successfully running the laparoscopic GI cancer surgery program here performing Key Hole surgery for Esophageal, Stomach, Colorectal and Pancreatic cancers. He is one of the few surgeons in the state as well as country to perform complex surgeries like Total Proctocolectomy, Total Gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy, Whipple’s procedure by Laparoscopy. His area of expertise is laparoscopic sphincter preserving rectal cancer surgery enabling patients to recover quickly compared to open surgery.

His area of expertise includes surgery for Morbid obesity (Bariatric surgery) and he is one of the few surgeons in the state performing full range of Bariatric surgeries. He has set up the unique “24 Hour” Hernia treatment where patient after laparoscopic hernia surgery returns to normal activity within 24 hours after surgery and goes back to work in 3 days.
He is the course Director for “Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Minimal Access surgery”, a two-year course affiliated to the TN MGR Medical University. He is an invited faculty in many National conferences and performs in live surgical workshops to teach young students and practicing surgeons. He has many publications in indexed journals.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBBS, MS, MRCS (GLASCOW), FAIS
    Senior Consultant – Surgical Gastroenterology
    Locations : Chennai, Perumbakkam

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 1993-1998 MBBS, JIPMER
  • 2000-2003 MS General surgery, JIPMER
  • 2004-2006 MRCS, Glasgow
  • 2009 FAIS-Association of Surgeons of India
  • 2012 FMAS-Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • 2003-2004 Senior Resident, Department of surgery, JIPMER, Pondicherry
  • 2004-2008 Senior Resident, Dept of surgical oncology, AIIMS
  • 2008-2008 SRA, Dept of surgical oncology, AIIMS
  • 2008-2008 Assistant Professor Surgical Oncology, NIMS, Hyderabad
  • 2009-2013 Consultant, GEM hospital Coimbatore

Memberships

  • Member, Royal College of surgeons of Glasgow
  • Member, Indian Association of Gastro Endoscopic surgeons
  • Fellow, association of surgeons of India
  • Fellow, Association of Minimal Access surgeons of India

Achievements

Best Paper Award (upper GI): National conference of Indian association of surgical
gastroenterologists, 2010, Hyderabad 2010
Co- Author : Best Abstract: ISDE KAGOSHIMA JAPAN, 2010
Best of Videos session: National conference of Indian association of surgical
gastroenterologists, 2015, Pune
Certificate of Honor in Biochemistry, Preventive & Social Medicine,
Microbiology,Obstetrics and gynecology, Pediatrics
More than twenty abstract publications in International conferences by: Society of
American Gastro-Endoscopic surgeons (SAGES), International Society of Diseases of
Esophagus (ISDE), Endoscopy and Laparoscopy Society of Asia ( ELSA), Asia Pacific
Gastric Cancer Society (APGCC)
Presented 15 papers in International conferences
Faculty at skill courses (Conducted by Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
Performed at live surgery workshops in Association of surgeons of India State chapter
(Puducherry, Nagarcoil, Salem) and other conferences
Joint Organizing secretary, ASICON 2009 (national conference, Coimbatore)
Organizing secretary, Esophagus 2011 (international conference, Coimbatore)
Joint Organizing secretary, AMASICON 2012 (National conference, Coimbatore)
Organizing Secretary “”STEP BY STEP”” live hernia workshop, Chennai 2014
Organizing Secretary Global Gastro Update- Video Masterclass, Chennai 2016
Publications

Single incision laparoscopic colorectal resection: Our experience.,Palanivelu C, Vij A,
Rajapandian S, Palanivelu P, Parthasarathi R, Vaithiswaran V, Palanisamy S. J Minim
Access Surg. 2012
Laparoendoscopic single-site lateral pancreaticojejunostomy.,Palanivelu C, Ahluwalia JS,
Parthasarathi R, Palanisami S, Vaithiswaran V, Rajapandian S, Palanivelu P.
Pancreatology. 2011
Laparoscopic duodenojejunal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy: preliminary results of a
prospective series from India. Raj PP, Kumaravel R, Chandramaliteeswaran C,
Vaithiswaran V, Palanivelu C.,Surg Endosc. 2012
Minimally invasive oesophagectomy for carcinoma oesophagus–approaches and
options in a high volume tertiary centre. Rajan PS, Vaithiswaran V, Rajapandian S,
Senthilnathan P, Praveenraj P, Palanivelu C. J Indian Med Assoc. 2010
Gall bladder cancer: usual presentation, unusual outcome. Sharma A, Dwary AD,
Vaithiswaran V, Pal S, Gupta SD, Shukla NK, Raina V, Thulkar S, Mohanti BK. Trop
Gastroenterol. 2010
Evolution in techniques of laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: a decade long
experience from a tertiary center. Palanivelu C, Rajan PS, Rangarajan M, Vaithiswaran V,
Senthilnathan P, Parthasarathi R, Praveen Raj P. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 2009
Effect of early enteral feeding after upper gastrointestinal surgery. Vaithiswaran V,
Srinivasan K, Kadambari D. Trop Gastroenterol. 2008
A review of evidence based management of colorectal cancers. Deo SV, Vaithiswaran V,
Shukla NK. Trop Gastroenterol. 2006
Postoperative intussusception in the adult: a case report. Maroju NK, Srinivasan K,
Kadambari D, Vaithiswaran V. Trop Gastroenterol. 2004
Laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal repair of inguinal hernia using two-hand approach-
-a gold standard alternative to open repair. Rajapandian S, Senthilnathan P, Gupta A,
Gupta PD, Praveenraj P, Vaitheeswaran V, Palanivelu C. J Indian Med Assoc. 2010
Languages Known
Tamil, Hindi and Telugu

Dr. K. Vijil Rahulan

Dr. K. Vijil Rahulan

Senior Consultant and Incharge Department of Pulmonology Global Health City, Chennai

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBBS
  • AB(Critical Care)
  • AB(Pulmonary Med.)
  • AB (Int. Med.)
  • FACP
  • FCCP(USA)

Residency Training

  • Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA.
  • Trained in Sleep Medicine at School of Sleep Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
  • Trained in Interventional Pulmonology at Lahey Clinic, Massachusetts, USA
  • Seven years of full time consultative practice experience in USA in the field of Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.

Recognition

Elected Fellow of American College of Physicians, American College of Physicians,
American College of CHEST Physicians and is a Member of American Society of Critical Care
Medicine and American Association of Bronchology

Fellowship

Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan,
USA.

Publication

Has published several research papers in reputed international journals in the field of Pulmonology Medicine and Interventional Pulmonology.

Dr. S. Karunakaran

Dr. S. Karunakaran

Spinal Surgery
Director – Gleneagles Global Spine Institute

Specialty:Spinal Surgery
Location: Chennai
Nationality: Indian
Languages spoken: English, Hindi
Gender: Male

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Training inIinterlaminar Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery
    with Dr.Sebastian Ruetten, at St. Anna Hospital, Herne, Germany (2012).
  • Advanced Training for Endoscopic Spine Surgery under Dr.Antony Yeung, Phoenix, USA
    (2012)
  • Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery National Workshop, Mumbai, India
    (2005)
  • Workshop on K-Fixator, PIMS, Pondicherry
  • Fellowship in Minimally invasive Spine surgery, Percutaneous Endoscopic Spine Surgery
    Seoul, Korea (2004)

Experience:

  • Dr. S. Karunakaran is an accomplished Spine surgeon with about 20 years of medical
    practice. Till date, he has successfully performed more than thousand spine surgeries of various type and complexities including scoliosis, cervical spine pathologies, thoracotomies, laparotomy, disc replacement surgeries etc.Dr. Karunakaran is a pioneer in percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy under local anaesthesia for disc prolapse in Tamilnadu and is also the first to have used INSPACE-interspinous implant for lumbar canal stenosis-Key hole spine surgery local anaesthesia. He is aadept at pain management techniques of spine like Foraminal epidural steroid injection, Facetal blocks, Discography

Recognition

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics: Government General Hospital (Madras Medical College), Chennai
  • Medical Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics: Government General Hospital, Chennai
  • Consultant Spine Surgeon: Meenakshi Mission Hospiatal, Madurai
  • Orthopedic Consultant: MIOT Hospitals, Chennai Credentials.

Special interest

Minimally invasive Spine surgery
Endoscopic spine surgery
Stitchless spine surgery
Safe spine surgery
Dr. Karunakaran is a strong proponent of “Safety first” concept in Spine surgery and also
continuously works at refining his skills and techniques to deliver the best outcome for
spinal disorders with least surgical intervention.

Awards

  • Mohandas Weller Gold Medal & Fellowship Award at 10th Anniversary meets of the Indo German Orthopedic Foundation, India
  • Analysis of single level stabilization in grade 1 and grade 2 spondylolisthesis (SPINE) ASSI (Association of spine surgeons of India)
  • Traveling Spine Fellowship (2005)
  • Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association Traveling Spine Fellowship (2006)
  • Best Publication in Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association Journal (2010) – Morphometric evaluation of the Cervical Spine Pedicle in our Population.

Memberships

  • Tamil Nadu Orthopedic Association
  • Orthopedic Association of south Indian states
  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

Academic activities - Publications

  • Analysis of Lumbar Spine Stabilization and fusion in Grade I & II Listhesis, IGOF Journal
    Vol.: 1(2002) 97 – 104.
  • Tuberculosis of cervicodorsal Spine, IGOF Journal Vol.: 2(2002) 35 – 39.
  • Bilateral Cervical Jumped Facets –Operative management by dorsal approach, Journal of
    Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association, Vol. 33(2007) 20-28.
  • Morphometric study of the Cervical Spine Pedicle in our population- Best Publication 2011
    in Journal of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association, Vol. 36 (2010)
  • Retro pharyngeal approach for Upper Cervical Spine lesions published in Journal of Tamil
    Nadu Orthopaedic Association, Vol.37 (2011)
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Dr. Vasantha Jayaram

Dr. Vasantha Jayaram

Senior Consultant: Psychiatric

MBBS, DPM, DNB

Specialty: Consultation Languages
English , Tamil , Telugu Biography

Special Interest

  • Liaison Psychiatry, Mental Health Problems of Women & Children

Experience

  • 28 years of total experience, (including academic experience of 14 years)

Past Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai
  • Consultant, Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai
  • Assistant Professor, Karpaga Vinayaga Medical College, Chengalpet

Scientific Presentations

  • Community psychiatry
  • Management of adolescent psychiatric disorders
  • Stress management

Conferences Attended

  • Attended more than 50 National Conferences across India.

Memberships

  • Indian Psychiatric Society

Publications

  • A Study on substance non- users published in the Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Psychotheology & Leprosy published in the Indian Journal of Psychiatry

Dr. E.Ravindra Mohan

Dr. E.Ravindra Mohan

Dr Ravindra Mohan obtained his MBBS degree from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He underwent residency training in ophthalmology at the Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences at AIIMS, New Delhi. During his period of training, he held many leadership positions including those of Vice-President and President of the Student’s Union, Joint Secretary and later, Secretary of the Ophthalmic Research Association.
After residency training, he was Senior Resident in the division of Oculoplasty, Orbital Surgery and Pediatric Ophthalmology for 3 years He passed the Fellowship examinations of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Ophthalmology, clearing the Primary at Edinburgh, U.K. in December 1997 and the final at Edinburgh in May 1998 He joined Sankara Nethralaya,rated as amtop eye hospital in the country, as a consultant in October 1998, and is presently Senior Consultant and Director, Department of Oculoplasty, Orbital Surgery and Trauma. In August 2005, he was appointed Visiting Professor of Ophthalmology at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Deemed University, Chennai.He is the Secretary of the Oculoplasty Association of India .He has been Honorary Surgeon to the Governor of Tamil Nadu.
He has attended more than 50 professional meetings including as Chairperson & Moderator, both at the national and international level including the International Congress of Ophthalmology,
International Congress of Ocular Oncology & Singapore National Eye Centre Meeting. He has over 60 paper presentations and 20 poster and video presentations to his credit.He has delivered over 30 invited talks in various fora in different parts of the country and abroad. He has been involved in public education on various aspects of eye care on television. He has authored chapters in textbooks and has over two dozen publications to his credit, including those in prestigious journals like Survey of Ophthalmology, Eye, Orbit, Ophthalmic
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,and the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. He has been the recipient of the prest.igious International Young Scientists Travel Grant of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in 1994.He was awarded, and delivered the Shyam Sunder Prasad Endowment Award Lecture at Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital, Hyderabad in July 2006.

Dr Ravindra Mohan is a reviewer for the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology and Asian Journal of Ophthalmology, an abstract reviewer for the All India Ophthalmological Society and an invited paper discussant for the Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society. Dr Mohan has been closely associated with the activities of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in India, including in the conduct of the FRCS examinations.He was a co-ordinator of the Indo-Israel Ophthalmic Meeting held in Chennai in December 2005. Dr.Mohan has many firsts to his credit.He started India’s first superspeciality Thyroid Eye Clinic at Sankara Nethralaya for the comprehensive treatment of this complex , potentially blinding and disfiguring disease.He also established the country’s first Minimally Invasive Lacrimal Clinic and introduced the procedure of Balloon Dacryoplasty for the management of watery eyes in children and adults.
His areas of continued interest in addition to high performance state of the art cataract surgery include comprehensive management of thyroid eye disease,endoscopic lacrimal and orbital surgery, cosmetic and aesthetic eyelid surgery especially ptosis surgery, orbital tumours, cosmetic rehabilitation of the anophthalmic socket, as also the classification and repair of eyelidsand adnexal injuries.

Qualification

  • M.B.B.S,MD (AIIMS, NEW DELHI) ,FRCS,Ed

Experience

  • Senior Consultant,Gleneagles Global Health City & Hospital,Chennai,
  • Former Chief & Director of Oculoplasty & Trauma services,Shankara Nethralaya,Chennai
  • Former Senior Resident,Oculoplasty,AIIMS (Oculoplasty services)

Dr. K. Krishna Kumar

Dr. K. Krishna Kumar

He has nearly three decades of experience in ENT surgeries. He is highly specialized in complex endoscopic sinus surgeries, micro ear, micro laryngeal and LASER surgeries, apart from routine ENT surgeries.
He has also visited several countries including UK & USA, and attended advanced Endoscopic skull base and Head & Neck surgeries training and has presented several national & international papers.
He served as Senior ENT consultant and Head of the Dept of ENT for more than 14 years in Sundaram Medical Foundation, Anna Nagar, Chennai. He has now joined as a Senior ENT consultant and Head of the Dept of ENT at Global Hospitals, Chennai. The Department is very well equipped with several state-of-the-art equipments for both diagnosis and management of various ENT Problems

Qualification

  • Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) & Otorhinolaringology

Personal Profile

  • Senior ENT Consultant with more than 30 years of post M.S surgical experience
  • Head of Department – ENT, involved in training postgraduates for Diplomate in National Board
    Visiting ENT Consultant, Sankara Nethralaya since 2002
  • Visiting ENT Consultant, Ministry of Health, Seychelles, Registered in Seychelles Medical Council One of the early Nasal Endoscopic surgeons in Chennai,
  • Performing Endoscopic surgeries since 1992 and the first to use Microdebrider in India.
  • Performing advanced Endoscopic surgeries for the past 19 years

Dr. Sandeep Attawar

Dr. Sandeep Attawar

Director Of Heart Failure and Trransplant Program, Gleneagles Global Hospitals

In his career of 21+ years of experience, he has participated in over 10000 open And closed heart surgeries in adults and children, Lung and Heart Transplantation In adults, Left Ventricular Assist Device implants for failing hearts and is capable Of performing a variety of surgical procedures on patients of any age, from neo-Nates to octogenarians.

Dr Attwar is a recognized for his ability to perform a variety of  complex cardiac Procedures on patients of all ages. Those under  his care, enjoy a high level of sat-Isfaction that is in line with his exceptional results.

Expertise in

  • Beating Heart Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (OP-CABG)
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Implantations
  • Heart and Lung transplantation
  • Complex corrections for congenital heart disease.
  • Heart Valve Repair or Replacement In adults and children.
  • Re-operative Cardiac surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Dr. Ravikumar

Dr. Ravikumar

Associate Director – Heart Failure and Transplant Program Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Dr Ravikumar is a well- known interventional cardiologist with an
Experience of over 2 decades in performing interventional cardiology
Procedures. With special interest in end-stage Heart Failure management,
He has undergone special training and obtained fellowship in heart failure
From European Society of Cardiology. Dr Ravikumar is a member of ISHLT
(international Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation)

Expertise in

  • LV Assist Device (LVAD)
  • ECMO Therapy
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Therapies
  • Novalung
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Prof. Shamsudin Mohamed Rela

Prof. Shamsudin Mohamed Rela

Head & Chief Surgeon
HPB & Liver Transplant Surgery
Institute for Liver, Pancreatic diseases & Transplantation
Global Hospitals Group

Qualification

  • M.B.B.S, Stanley Medical College, University of Madras, India.
  • MS, University of Madras, India
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Past Positions

  • June 2008-2010: Professor of Liver Surgery and Transplantation and Lead Clinician for Hepatobiliary surgery, King’s College Hospital, London
  • June 1994 – 2008: Consultant Surgeon / Hon. Senior Lecturer, Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College
    Hospital, London.
  • May 1993 – May 1994: Senior Registrar in Liver Transplant Surgery, King’s College Hospital, London.
  • Jan 1992 – April 1993: Registrar in Liver Transplant Surgery, King’s College Hospital, London.
  • Oct 1990 – Dec 1991: Registrar in General Surgery Medway Hospital, Gillingham, Kent
  • Feb 1989 – Sep 1990: Registrar in General and Vascular Surgery Arrowe Park Hospital Wirral, Merseyside
  • Aug 1987 – Jan 1989: Senior SHO / Acting Registrar General Surgery and Urology Oldham Royal Infirmary and Oldham District General Hospital
  • June 1985 – April 1987: MS – General Surgery Stanley Medical College Madras India

Accomplishments

Dr. Mohamed Rela has so far performed more than 1600 liver transplant surgeries

  • In December 1997, a team led by him has done a successful liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl, which got him an entry into the Guinness Book of Records in 2000
  • In March 1999, he carried out the first living related Liver Transplant on a 18 month old paediatric patient with acute Liver Failure in the UK.
  • In June 2003, he successfully did a liver transplant procedure for a four-and-a-half-year-old girl from Ahmedabad.
  • In August 2003, he was the part of a team from King’s College Hospital, London that did liver transplant(s) six times for a patient to save her life by performing a bone marrow transplant.
  • In August 2004, a team led by him has successfully conducted the liver transplantation for a five-year-old Pakistani girl, Batul Hasan.
  • In September 2009, a team led by him has successfully done the split liver transplantation (first of its kind in India), at the Global Health City, Chennai.
  • In May 2011, a team led by him successfully did Swap liver transplantation on Adults (first of its kind in India), at Global Health city, Chennai

Publications

Dr. Rela has many publications on Liver transplantation, re-transplantation, anaesthetic management of organ donor in various international journals to his credit.