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Dr. R. Kamalakannan

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan - GastroIntestinal Surgeon

Dr. R. Kamalakannan

MBBS , MS - General Surgery , MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery , Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)

GastroIntestinal Surgeon , Gastroenterologist , 19 Years Experience

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan is a GastroIntestinal Surgeon and Gastroenterologist in Purasawakkam, Chennai and has an experience of 19 years in these fields. Dr. R. Kama more..

Liver Problem

My father is currently admitted in SGPGI,Lucknow. Summarised report is in the attached image. Please advice,

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan answered

If he is fit , I would suggest liver transplant after work up.

Pain near anus

Sir/ Madam, i had got sudden pain near anus without any mass . Is it piles? Should I Consult a doc? Thanks.

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan answered

Pain near anus without mass could be fissure or impending fistula. Need clinical examination with s ... View Answer

HbsAg positive

Hi..during my pregenancy only I came to know that I have HBsAg positive..my husband had three vaccine and my daughter is vaccinated HBIG after her birth..I want to know wat are all the test I need to take for risk of HBsAg in my body.how can I prevent myself for further..wat r the treatments to make it negative..

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan answered

Its a big question. Generally HBsAg positive people will either be carrier who spread infection to o ... View Answer

Pain in abdomen

Slight pain in the navel area. and symptoms match mild hernia and counsulted doctor but would like to have a second opinion Ultra scound scan reports are showing normal. also general checkup done in nov didn't show any abnormality. are some type of hernias invisible.

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan answered

Naval pain is either due to local disease like hernia or infection OR due to intra abdominal diseas ... View Answer

Pain left upper side

I am facing pain for past 4 days in my stomach upper left side I think it was a gas issue so I took eno but it was not helped plz help I am worried

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan answered

Do endoscopy

Upset stomach,dysentry

In Nov '16, i had a food poisoning problem. With medicines, i recovered within couple of days. After after this episode, every alternate week, i wake up with stomach ache (around the naval region) with loose motions and vomiting tendency. I consume home cooked food but frequently upset stomach is hampering my daily routine. Please suggest if i should undergo some medical tests and doctor with which specialty will be helpful.

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan answered

Do ultrasound scan abdomen and stool routine test . And consult a surgical gastroenterologist in you ... View Answer

Heavy stomach

He says that he feels his stomach is heavy and is having gas, he recently had a laproscopic surgery. Is this really gas or something serious? He is obese and weighs 100kg. He likes sleeping a lot specially after the surgery. He had hypertension problem and from few days he is suffering from hypotension. Is it something serious? Please suggest something.

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan answered

His present problems are not due to laparoscopic surgery but due to his over weight. You have to me ... View Answer

Stomach problem

I am suffering from gas in digestion flatulence heartburn acidity lack of appetite since last 25 years I consult many doctors but there is no effect please tell me the better treatment

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan answered

Need complete clinical history, physical examination and investigation reports to advice you. ... View Answer

Fatty liver

Hi Sir My main Concern about fatty liver,any remedies and tablets shall I take to control it.plese suggest me.

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan answered

Fatty liver is a common problem. Do lived function test. Stop alcohol intake , do regular exerci ... View Answer

Itching Round Mark

There is a single red circular patch on my stomach. It was itchy a couple of days back. Gradually the redness has decreased and the itching also has reduced. It has not yet completely gone. Is there something to worry? Should I consult a dermatologist?

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Dr. R. Kamalakannan answered

It's probably a ringworm infection.  Consult a dermatologist

Purasawakkam

, Chennai

Padma Jayaram Gastro & Liver Clinic

Mansukh food mall, Purasawakkam tank road, ICICI building, Opposite to Gangadeeshwarar temple, Chennai

MON - WED, FRI - SAT

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

INR 400

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NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic.There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

This fee is indicative and might vary.

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Kilpauk

, Chennai

Kumaran Hospital

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

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MON - WED, FRI - SAT

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

INR 400

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic.There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic. There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

Chetpet

, Chennai

Dr. Mehta's Hospitals

Number 2, McNichols Road, 3rd Lane, Landmark : Near Shoppers Stop, Chennai

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MON - SAT

6:05 PM - 7:00 PM

INR 500

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic.There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic. There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

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7 months ago
I met Dr. Kamalakannan 2 months ago when I complained f frequent chest pains. He prescribed certain Meds and procedures but kept telling me constantly that something was not right as my pain didn't see I met Dr. Kamalakannan 2 months ago when I complained f frequent chest pains. He prescribed certain Meds and procedures but kept telling me constantly that something was not right as my pain didn't seem like "normal gas aches or pains"
I was admitted in the Mehta hospitals ER 2 days later as my pain was unbearable. I thought I was having a heart attack. I remember it was Tamil New Year's Day and yet, Dr. came in the evening to have a look and see what went wrong. He had already diagnosed the issue over the phone when the duty doctors called after I was admitted.

Long story short, I had a gall bladder surgery preceding an ERCP under the able hands of Dr. Mohammed Ali from billroth ( referred and rigorously followed through by Dr. Kamalakannan ) and today I had my stent removed successfully.
Thank you doc for saving my life and instilling faith in us every step of the way. Dr. Kamalakannan is highly recommended by me for any gastro issue. He has immense experience and is very precise with his diagnosis. Thumbs up and cheers!
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6 months ago
The doctor examined me clinically and found that i had inguinal hernia. He advised me to get it repaired when i was fit to undergo the procedure. I planned to have it in Kumaran Hospital on the 4th of The doctor examined me clinically and found that i had inguinal hernia. He advised me to get it repaired when i was fit to undergo the procedure. I planned to have it in Kumaran Hospital on the 4th of June. I had a smooth pre-operational protocal from 12 noon on that day. Dr. R. Kamalakannan performed the open surgery between 8.30 pm and 10 pm. It was a friendly surgical team. My COPD posed some challenges to the anaesthetist. He handled them deftly. Dr. R.K. performed the procedure efficiently as I could sense it since the anaesthesia was only local.
The post-operative care was very satisfactory. The recovery was good. 3 weeks after the surgery now, i am quite normal. Dr. R.K.'s professional approach is not only objective but also patient- friendly.

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7 months ago
Visited For Abdominal Pain
The doctor patiently listened to my history of sickness for i hve suffered past 2 years. I was relieved after consulting the dr. Thanks dr and to practo.
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2 months ago
Visited For Anal Fissure Treatment (Non-Surgical)
He was a most xpernc, and give lot of ideas about my pbm, and also told how to relev from that pbm. Thank you sir.
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Services

Gastrointestinal Diseases
Liver &Pancreas diseases
Advanced Endoscopic & Laparoscopic surgeries
Abdominal cancers surgeries
Liver transplantation consultation
Peptic ulcer, Jaundice, Hernia & piles surgeries
Gastro intestinal cancers

Education + View all (4) - View less

MBBS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), Chennai, 1998

MS - General Surgery - Govt Royapettah Hospital,Kilpauk Medical College, 2006

MCh - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery - Stanley Medical College And Hospital,Chennai, 2012

Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) - Royal College Of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Uk, 2007

Experience

2009 - 2015 Surgical Gastroenterologist at Government Stanley Medical College
2006 - 2009 General Surgeon at Gmkmc Hospital
2003 - 2006 General Surgeon at Government Royapettah Hospital

Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medals In MBBS, MS -

State First In Tamil Nadu Mch (SGE) Entrance Examination, - 2009

Publications In National & International Journals -

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)

Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)

Registrations

60850 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1998

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