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Dr. S Uma Devi

Dr. S Uma Devi

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Endocrine Surgery

General Surgeon

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Endocrine Surgeon

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Endocrinologist

23 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. S Uma Devi is a General Surgeon,Endocrine Surgeon and Endocrinologist in Kilpauk, Chennai and has an experience of 23 years in these fields. Dr. S Uma Devi practices at Murugan Hospitals in Kilpauk, Chennai and Kumaran Hospital in Kilpauk, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Madurai Medical College in 1995,MS - General Surgery from Madurai Medical College in 2006 and MCh - Endocrine Surgery from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2015.

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Kilpauk, Chennai

Murugan Hospitals

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264/125 Kilpauk Garden Road, Landmark: Near Kilpauk Garden Bus Stop, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

05:00 - 06:00

350

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.

Education

MBBS - Madurai Medical College, 1995
MS - General Surgery - Madurai Medical College, 2006
MCh - Endocrine Surgery - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2015

Registrations

59455 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1997
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