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Dr. Nirmala Subramanian

Dr. Nirmala Subramanian

Dr. Nirmala Subramanian

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery

General Surgeon

48 Years Experience Overall  (48 years as specialist)

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Dr. Nirmala Subramanian is a General Surgeon in Alwarpet, Chennai and has an experience of 48 years in this field. Dr. Nirmala Subramanian practices at Apollo Spectra Hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai. She completed MBBS from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1962 and MS - General Surgery from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1966. She is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA),All India Ophthalmological Society and Tamilnadu Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Cosmetic Surgery,Plastic Surgery,Non-Surgical Fat Loss,Breast Reduction Surgery and Endoscopic Surgery etc.

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Alwarpet, Chennai

Apollo Spectra Hospital


12, C P Ramaswamy Road., Landmark: Near to Fly Over, Chennai

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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

Tamil Nadu Medical Council


MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1962
MS - General Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1966


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
All India Ophthalmological Society
Tamilnadu Medical Council


Consultant at Apollo Hospitals


20870 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1970
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