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Dr. R.Kannan

Dr. R.Kannan

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery

General Surgeon

22 Years Experience Overall  (20 years as specialist)

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Dr. R. Kannan pursued his M.B.B.S at Chengelpet Medical College, TamilNadu; Completed his M.S at Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai; Finished DNB in Surgical Gastroenterology at Madras Medical College, Chennai. His skill in various surgery, laparoscopy and laser were honed at BillRoth Healing center for a considerable period of time. His achievements and expertise are listed below: One among best doctors in India for treating Piles, Fissure, and Fistula utilizing Laser. Expert specialist for surgical infections of throat (nourishment channel), stomach, liver, pancreas, nerve bladder, colon and rectum. Laparoscopic surgeon for hernia {Incisional hernia, Inguinal, Umbilical and Femoral hernia}. Performed, more than 6000 Piles, 400 Stapler Piles, and a large number of other surgeries.

Villivakkam, Chennai

Life Care DKJ Hospital

3.5

177, 3, Madras Thiruvallur High Rd, Villivakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600049, Landmark: Opposite Hotel Shanthi Bhavan, Chennai

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07:30 - 09:45

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a gastroenterologist?

A: A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specializes in analysis as well as treatment of disorders of gastrointestinal tract and liver. Gastroenterology is basically a branch of medicine which deals with diseases which affect the gastrointestinal tract, which encompasses organs from your mouth till the anus.

Q: Disorders of which body parts are treated by a Gastroenterologist?

A: Disorders of your stomach, liver, entire digestive tract, oesophagus, small intestine, rectum, colon, pancreas, gall bladder and bile ducts are treated by a gastroenterologist

Q: Can a Gastroenterologist perform colonoscopy?

A: Yes, a gastroenterologist can perform colonoscopy. As a gastroenterologist receives special training in treating gastrointestinal diseases, he or she can easily perform colonoscopy.

Q: Is endoscopy safe?

A: Yes, endoscopy is a totally safe procedure. In only very rare cases, complications crop up and these include bleeding. The risk of bleeding complications after an endoscopy is increased if the process involves the removal of a piece of tissue for the purpose of testing (this is known as biopsy) or treatment of any kind of digestive system disease.

Q: When should one consult a Gastroenterologist immediately?

A: You should consult a gastroenterologist immediately if you experience diarrhoea or are suffering from constant heartburn, you suspect gall stones, your diet is leading to bloating in the body, ulcer in stomach, constipation or you have to get a colonoscopy done. Cancer screening is also done by gastroenterologists.

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Awards and Recognitions

One among best doctors in India for treating Piles, Fissure, and Fistula utilizing Laser.
Expert specialist for surgical infections of throat (nourishment channel), stomach, liver, pancreas, nerve bladder, colon and rectum.
Laparoscopic surgeon for hernia {Incisional hernia, Inguinal, Umbilical and Femoral hernia}.
Performed, more than 6000 Piles, 400 Stapler Piles, and a large number of other surgeries.

Education

MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1997
MS - General Surgery - Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, 2000

Memberships

Tamilnadu Medical Council

Registrations

55802 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1998
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