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Dr. Karrthik Krishnamurthy

Dr. Karrthik Krishnamurthy

Dr. Karrthik Krishnamurthy

MS - General Surgery, MBBS, MCh - Urology

General Surgeon

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Urologist

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Urological Surgeon

16 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Karrthik Krishnamurthy is a General Surgeon,Urologist and Urological Surgeon and has an experience of 16 years in these fields. He completed MS - General Surgery from Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai in 2008,MBBS from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in 2004 and MCh - Urology from Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai in 2015. He is a member of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSED),Delhi Urological Society,Urological Society of India (USI),Association of Southern Urologist and Association of Surgeons of India (ASI). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Urethrotomy,Laser Fistula Treatment,Prostate Cancer Surgery,Urology Consultation and Piles Surgery etc.

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

Gold medalist and topper, urology - 2015
Diplomate in national board - 2009

Education

MS - General Surgery - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 2008
MBBS - PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, 2004
MCh - Urology - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 2015

Memberships

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSED)
Delhi Urological Society
Urological Society of India (USI)
Association of Southern Urologist
Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)

Experience

2006 - 2017 Urologist at Miot international

Registrations

74171 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2004
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