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Dr. Jothi Shankar P

Dr. Jothi Shankar P

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery

General Surgeon

31 Years Experience Overall  (26 years as specialist)

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Dr. Jothi Shankar P is a General Surgeon in Kotturpuram, Chennai and has an experience of 31 years in this field. Dr. Jothi Shankar P practices at Apollo Medical Centre in Kotturpuram, Chennai and Apollo Clinic in Velachery, Chennai. She completed MBBS from University Of Madras, India in 1989,MS - General Surgery from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1994 and FRCS from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS), Glasgow in 1998. She is a member of Tamilnadu Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Cosmetic Surgery,Rhinoplasty,Endoscopic Surgery,Minimally Invasive Surgery and Vaser Liposuction etc.

Kotturpuram, Chennai

Apollo Medical Centre


15/42, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Landmark: Near Anna Centinary Library & Opposite AMM School, Chennai

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04:00 - 05:00

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Velachery, Chennai

Apollo Clinic


Plot Number 46, 7th Street, Tansi Nagar, Taramani Road, Landmark: Near Buhari Hotel & Vijay Nagar Bus Stand, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

06:30 - 07:30

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Common questions & answers

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.



MBBS - University Of Madras, India, 1989
MS - General Surgery - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1994


Tamilnadu Medical Council


Consultant at Apollo Hospitals


45788 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1989

Trainings and Certifications

FRCS - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS), Glasgow, 1998
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