MBBS, MS - General Surgery
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Dr. Ashwin Kumar C is a Consultant Laparoscopic Surgeon and Proctologist practising in South Chennai area visiting Sugam Hospitals, Pallavaram and Apollo Clinic Velachery. He completed his MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Calicut in 2010 and MS General Surgery batch of 2013 from KMC Mangalore. He is a University Gold Medalist in Surgery with excellent academic track record. Following which he worked as Senior Resident and Consultant attached to Manipal Hospitals, Mangalore. For further higher training he went for two years to United Kingdom where he was working as SCF/Specialist Registrar attached to Morriston Hospital, Swansea. He is trained in managing complex Pancreatic, Biliary and GI diseases, their surgery and Laparoscopy. He is easily approachable, multilinguistic - proficient in English, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada and worked/undergone training for short and long term duration in premier institutes within the country. His areas of interest include diseases of Gall Bladder (Gall Stone), Pancreas, GI tract, Appendicitis, Hernia and Proctology. He is well experienced and offers Laparoscopic/Minimally Invasive Surgery(MIS)(KeyHole) surgical solutions which cause less pain, scarring and early recovery, allowing you early return to your daily life and work. He is also a pioneer in LASER procedures for Haemorhhoids, Piles, Fistula, Varicose Veins, Hemangioma and Minor Surgery/Lipoma which allows excellent early recovery with less pain. He is also experienced in treating Breast, Thyroid diseases and Cancer screening. He offers latest advances in treatment of Diabetic Foot and Wellness Care. UGI Endoscopy and Colonoscopy with Day Care Surgery Services are also provided.
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Q: Who is a general surgeon?
A: A general surgeon is a doctor highly skilled in surgery of a wide range of and most commonly occurring diseases.
Q: What are the procedures for which a general surgeon can perform surgery?
A: A general surgeon performs surgery for digestive tract (oesophagus and related organs), abdomen and its contents, appendicitis, hernia, gallbladder, breast, skin, and soft tissue and endocrine system.
Q: Can a general surgeon peform surgery for cancer treatment?
A: A surgeon who has completed his training in general surgery and, then specialized in oncology can perform surgery for cancer treatment.
Q: How general surgeon is different from a specialist surgeon?
A: A general surgeon is highly skilled in surgical procedure for various parts of the body. They are also trained in pre, during and post-operative surgical critical care and injury due to accidents. However, a specialist surgeon, after having training in general surgery, gets additional training in a particular speciality related to a specific system of the body. e.g. orthopedic surgery
Q: Can a general surgeon do the surgery for appendicitis?
A: Removal of appendicitis is called as appendectomy and is a common surgical procedure performed by a general surgeon.