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Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan G

Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan G

Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan G

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery


29 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan graduated from Madras Medical College in 1984 and completed his general surgical training in 1990 and urological training in 1993. He worked as an Assistant Professor at Stanley Medical College and Govt Stanley Hospital till 1995. Then he left for England for higher urological training. After getting FRCS from Royal College of Glasgow, Scotland, he was trained at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne in Endo-urology and Uro- oncology from 1996 to 2000. Then after acquiring FRCS (Urology) degree, he worked as a Consultant Urologist and lead clinician for Uro-oncology at Manchester Royal Infirmary, a 2000 bedded teaching Hospital, at Manchester, England from 2000 to 2002. He then returned to India and joined as a Consultant at Apollo Hospitals in 2003. The same year he went for preceptor ship in Laparsocopic urology in prestigious institutions, in the United States of America, like Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore), Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital (NewYork), Cleveland Hospital (Ohio), Indianapolis University Hospital (Indianapolis). He went to England in 2004 for a Fellowship in Laparoscopic Urology at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. He has presented papers in British Association of Urological Surgeons annual meeting at Harrogate and Glasgow, UK. He has also published papers in British Journal of Urology and Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. National Board of Examinations has appointed Dr Ganesan as one of the inspectors for Training at the national level. He inspects various centres across the country to certify the level of training given to the trainees. In Apollo Hospitals, he pioneered minimally invasive urology with procedures like per-cutaneous nephrolithotomy for kidney stones (keyhole surgery), Flexible ureteroscopy and laparoscopic nephrectomy. He was the first to perform a keyhole surgery for Prostate cancer in Tamil Nadu. In 2011, he had been to Indianapolis and Celebration Bloom at Orlando, United States for Advanced Robotic Training. At present he is the Senior Consultant, Dept. of Urology ar Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. His areas of interest include minimally invasive urology in stone disease, urological cancers and endourology.

Anna Nagar, Chennai

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37/39, Shanthi Colony Main Road, Landmark: Near Murugan Idly Shop, Chennai

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Q: What is Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan G's education qualification?

A: Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan G has the following qualifications - MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery.

Q: What does Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan G specialises in ?

A: Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan G specialises as Urologist.

Q: How many years of experience does Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan G have?

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Awards and Recognitions

GT Ganesan, MK Khadra, JP Wallis, DE Neal. Vitamin B12 malabsorption fol-lowing ileocaecal bladder reconstruction, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, July 2002
SR Payne, RD Napier-Hemy, GT Ganesan, W Turner. Role of Presumptive Coding for stratification of patient diagnosis and Resource management. British Journal of Urology International, 2004.
Robotic treatment of a type 2 calicoes diverticulum in a child: is suture closure enough for a good outcome? V Sripathi,Aparajita Mitra,


MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1985
MS - General Surgery - University Of Madras, India, 1990
MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1993


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EAU - Associação Europeia de Urologia
SIU-Société Internationale d'Urologie
American Urological Association (AUA)
Endourological Society
Urological Society of India (USI)


1985 - 2017 Urologist at Apollo Hospitals, chennai
Urologist at Apollo Firstmed Hospital


39628 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1985
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