Dr. P. Saravanan

Dr. P. Saravanan

MBBS, DNB, MRCS, M.Ch (Surgical Oncology)

Cancer Centre, Surgical Oncology

Visiting Consultant - Surgical Oncologist

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Brief Profile

Dr.P.Saravanan is a Surgical Oncologist with clinical expertise in Head and Neck Oncology and Gastrointestinal Oncology. His training program exposed him to various disciplines of Surgical Oncology including Head & Neck Oncology, Gynaecologic Oncology, Genitourinary, Musculoskeletal and Gastrointestinal Oncology. The program was a structured one in which the first two years were dedicated to actively assisting all major surgical oncology procedures and performing minor surgeries. In the final year, he performed major surgeries like oral resections, neck dissections, Wertheim’s hysterectomies, mastectomies and laparotomies. He was also trained in radiation oncology and medical oncology principles during the training period.

Educational Qualifications

  • M.Ch (Surgical Oncology), Govt Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Aug 2010
  • MRCS (Edinburgh), General Surgery, Elected 2005
  • Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations (DNB) – General Surgery, New Delhi, India, May 2004
  • MBBS, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, 1996

Honors and Awards

  • Oral paper presentation titled “Pelvic resections in Musculoskeletal tumors of bony pelvis’ – Best paper in Surgical Oncology conference held at Calcutta in 2009
  • First in the final M.Ch Surgical Oncology exam

Research and Publication


  • “Limb conservation in extremity soft tissue sarcomas with vascular involvement”- Indian journal of Orthopedics
  • “Preachings and practices in Papillary carcinoma of Thyroid” – Indian journal of Endocrinology
  • “Seminal vesicle malignancy – a rare clinical entity” – Indian journal of Urology

Clinical Expertise

  • Head & Neck Oncology
  • Gastro Intestinal Oncology


  • Consultant, Dept of Surgical Oncology, Global Health city, Chennai, Sep 2010
  • Post graduate student in dept of Surgical Oncology (M.Ch training program), Govt Royapettah Hospital, Govt Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Jul 2007 to Aug 2010
  • Junior consultant – Dept of General surgery, Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Hospital, Perumbakkam, Chennai, Jan 2005 to Dec 2006
  • Post Graduate Student, DNB (General Surgery, Southern Railway Headquarters Hospital, Perumbur, Chennai, Jan 2003 – Feb 2003
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