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  • Dr. Aruna Chandrasekhran

    Surgical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 42 years of experience , MBBS, MS, MCh Global Hospitals, Chennai  Highlights
    • Currently associated as Senior Consultant with Department of Surgical Oncology at Global Hospitals, Chennai
    • Served as Director of Indian Redcross IRCS Cancer Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, Mar 2002 - Nov  2007
    • Hold vast experience of 42 years and expertise in Breast Oncology
    • Specializes in Oncology and Surgical Oncology
    • Member of various organizations such as Indian Society of Oncology (ISO), Association of surgeons of India (ASI), Woman Director Association of India (Present Executive Member) and Member of Institute of Integrated Health Study (Indian Health Mission)
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  • Dr. Sankar Srinivasan

    Medical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 28 years of experience , MBBS Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Sankar Srinivasan is a medical Oncologist with 28+ years of experience.
    • He was placed in top 3% in medical school board certified in Internal medicine, placed in top 10% in the Hematology boards, recipient of American cancer society fellow award Ohio and Best Motor award by residents during fellowship.
    • He is a member of American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology and Tamil Nadu Medical Council.
    • He has completed MBBS, MD and AB at Wayne State University, Detroit.
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  • Dr. Vaithiswaran V

    Surgical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 12 years of experience , MBBS, MS, MRCS Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Holds vast experience in Minimally Invasive (key-hole) radical surgery for Esophageal cancers, Colorectal cancers, Stomach cancers, Pancreatic cancers and Liver cancers
    • Won many awards:
      • Best of Videos Presentation: IASG, Pune 2015
      • Best Paper: IASG, Hyderabad 2009
      • Best Paper: ISDE, Kagoshima 2010 (Co-Author)
      • Best Videos session: IAGES Hyderabad 2017
      • Certificate of Honour (MBBS) in Microbiology, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Preventive and Social Medicine and Biochemistry
    • Member of Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow
    • Fellow of association of surgeons of India, Fellow of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India


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  • Dr. Rajendran B

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 28 years of experience , MBBS, MD, Diploma Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Rajendran B is a radiation oncologist with 28+ years of experience. 
    • He is a first Oncologist to do Radiosurgery in Northern Malaysia and certificate of Merit as Best Doctor of Dept of Radiation Oncology.
    • He is a member of Malaysian Oncological Society, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India and Malaysian Medical Association.
    • He has completed MBBS from Karnataka Medical College; DMRT from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and MD from Kasturba Medical College, 1995.
    • Dr. Rajendran has also attended many National & International Conferences.
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  • Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekar

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Consultant, 26 years of experience , MBBS, MD, Diploma Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekar is a Radiation Oncologist with 26+ years of experience.
    • He has received training in Cyberknife from USA and in radiation oncology from UK.
    • He has completed MBBS from Madras University; Diploma in Medical Radiology & Electrology and MD from Madras Medical College.
    • Dr. Chandrasekar is a member of Indian Medical Association, Cyberknife Society, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India and Indian Brachytherapy Society.
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  • Dr. Mahadev P

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 25 years of experience , MBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Mahadev P is a radiation oncologist with 25+ years of experience.
    • He has played a major role in starting the Diplomate of National Board course in Radiotherapy in 2005.
    • He completed MBBS from MGM Medical College, DMRT from Muthulakshmi College of Oncological Sciences, DNB from Madras University, MD from Muthulakshmi College of Oncological Sciences and UICC Fellowship from Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. 
    • After getting trained in Australia, he started Prostate brachytherapy at Apollo Specialty Cancer Hospital.
    • Dr. Mahadev is also trained in Cyberknife radiosurgery – the only system in the world to treat tumors in the body with sub-millimeter accuracy.
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  • Dr. Rathna Devi

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 23 years of experience , MBBS, Diploma Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Rathna Devi is a radiation oncologist with 23+ years of experience.
    • She has bagged many accolades, including M. Jagadeesan Award and Young Radiation Oncology Award (Kerala).
    • She is a member of European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Cyberknife Society, Association of Medical Physicist of India, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India, Indian Radiological and Imaging Association, Independent Medical Practitioners Association of India, Indian Society of Neuro Oncology and Indian Medical Association.
    • Dr. Devi completed MBBS from MS Ramaiah Medical College and Diploma in Radio Therapy from Madras Medical College.
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  • Dr Raja Sundaram

    Surgical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Director, 20 years of experience , MBBS, MS, MCh, Fellowship Global Hospitals, Chennai  Highlights
    • 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.
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  • Dr. Vaidhyswaran A N

    Radiation Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 30 years of experience , MBBS, MD Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. Vaidhyswaran A N is a renowned Senior Consultant in Radiation Oncology based in Tamil Nadu with 30+ years of experience.
    • He has received the prestigious Dr. A.L. Mudaliar prize for his outstanding work in DMRT.
    • Dr. Vaidhyswaran’s interest lays in certain high degree medical procedures like high precision Radiotherapy namely Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Stereotactic Radiation Therapy, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, Image-Guided Radiation Therapy and Cranial Cyber-Knife Radiosurgery and has mastered them all.
    • He pursued his MBBS from the reputed Stanley Medical College, Chennai and completed his MS from the Bernard Institute of Radiology and Cancer, Chennai.
    • Furthermore, he attended the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, The Brooke Regional Cancer Centre in Toronto and University Hospital in Berlin, Germany to expand his expertise in field of oncology. 
    • He is Member of The Indian Society of Oncology, Indian Brachytherapy Association, the Association of Radiation Oncologist of India and the Indian Medical Association.
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  • Dr. (Prof) Bellarmine Vincent Lawrence

    Medical Oncologist, Chennai, India

    Senior Consultant, 46 years of experience , MBBS, MD, Fellowship Global Hospitals, Chennai  Highlights
    • Dr. (Prof) Bellarmine Vincent Lawrence is a highly reputed Medical Oncologist, practising successfully for over 46 years.
    • He also has expertise in Haematology and deals with cases of Breast Cancer, Chemotherapy, Haematology, Biopsy and Palliative treatment.
    • The doctor was the recipient of several awards including Silver Jubilee Memorial Prize (Gold Medal) in Medicine (during MD) from Stanley Medical College and Doctor’s Day Award for his exemplary contribution in Medical Oncology by Indian Medical Association in 1994.
    • His name was included in the “Who is who” in the World Medical Oncology List.
    • He has the membership of various prestigious associations such as Indian Medical Association, Indian Society of Physicians, American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, (Emeritus Member), Indian Society of Hematology and Indian Society of Oncology.
    • He is involved in teaching and is Additional Professor and Professor in various Medical Colleges.
    • He takes keen interest in Research and has several publications in journals, published in India and abroad to his credit.
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How has Chennai emerged as a hub for advanced medical treatment?

A good education system has always been an indispensable part of Chennai. In addition to good schools, it is home to many eminent colleges, such as IIT Madras, which is one of the top 10 engineering colleges of India. There are several research institutes in Chennai such as The National Research Institute of Tuberculosis, The National Research Institute of Epidemiology, The Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute and many more. This has resulted in building a strong foundation when it comes to having an advanced infrastructure and highly educated & skilled surgeons. 


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Why Chennai is a preferred place for cancer treatment in India?

The healthcare system in Chennai is run by both government and private hospital. It attracts about 45 percent of the health tourists overseas and 30-40 percent of the domestic patients. Chennai is known as the health capital of India as there are several Multi-speciality and super-specialty hospitals, which deal with nearly 150 patients each day. Some of the prime reasons for the superfluous inflow of the patients are:

  • Low cost
  • No waiting period
  • Advanced facilities 

Chennai is widely known for being eminent in transplant surgeries. For instance, Chennai has recorded the first-ever liver transplant in the country in the 1990s.


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Which are the top hospitals for cancer treatment in Chennai?

The cancer hospitals in Chennai having the latest technology, advanced pieces of equipment and skilled surgeons providing treatment with the highest levels of precision and accuracy. Each of the hospitals specialized in their own unique way. For instance, 

Apollo Hospital, Chennai is known for advanced technology and innovative techniques such as 

  • Three-Dimensional Conformational Radiation Therapy
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy
  • CyberKnife
  • Proton therapy

Global hospital, Chennai also owns cutting-edge technologies, especially for surgical oncology. The hospital attains great expertise in surgeries such as, 

  • Partial and complete resection of affected tissue
  • Organ preserving surgeries
  • Ablation of tumors
  • Breast-conserving surgeries
  • Surgical treatment for liver and pancreatic cancer

The Cancer Institute, Adyar has several firsts in its credit. It was the first to start the medical oncology unit in India in 1970. It was also the first hospital to start Rapid Arc facility in India in the year 2009. 


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What kind of provisions are available in Chennai for international patients?

The best cancer hospitals in Chennai have a special desk for international patients. The staff ensures a smooth experience of international patients in Chennai. One can easily approach the international desk for any of the following cases:

  • Assistance in applying for medical visa
  • Extension of the medical visa
  • Special dietary preferences
  • Language interpretation system for the patients such as French, Arabic, etc.
  • Followup services after going back home. 
  • Hospital stay as per the preferences


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