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Dr. Velmurugan R

Dr. Velmurugan R

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Pediatric Surgery

General Surgeon

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Pediatric Surgeon

27 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. Velmurugan R is a General Surgeon,Pediatrician and Pediatric Surgeon in Kilpauk, Chennai and has an experience of 27 years in these fields. Dr. Velmurugan R practices at Kumaran Hospital in Kilpauk, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madras Medical College in 1989,MS - General Surgery from Madras Medical College in 1993 and MCh - Pediatric Surgery from Madras Medical College in 1996.

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Kilpauk, Chennai

Kumaran Hospital

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214, Evr Periyar Salai, Poonamallee High Road, Landmark: Near Sangam Cinema Hall, 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.

Education

MBBS - Madras Medical College, 1989
MS - General Surgery - Madras Medical College, 1993
MCh - Pediatric Surgery - Madras Medical College, 1996

Registrations

45866 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1989
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