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Dr. Prof. S. Subramanian

Dr. Prof. S. Subramanian

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MBBS

Medical Oncologist

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General Physician

54 Years Experience Overall

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Prof. Dr. S. Subramanian, Founder / Chairman, the renowned Medical Oncologist of International acclaim, brings close to four decades of cancer fighting experience to the institution. He is currently the Senior Most Practicing Medical Oncologist in India. Half a million consultants, spread over four decades is no mean achievement by one single individual. His trademark patience and compassion combined with academic brilliance makes him the most popular oncologist of our times. He is not only a wonderful clinician, but also an equally celebrated academician. He has developed an outstanding oncology team - a group of highly talented medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, trained in state-of-the-art techniques, administering cancer care, the Dr. S.S way - with a touch of extra care and compassion.Rated very highly by both his patients and peers, he was voted one of the top five oncologists in the state by a recent survey conducted by a popular television network.

Kilpauk, Chennai

VS Hospitals - Centre for Advanced Surgeries and Tertiary Care

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815/306, Poonamalle High Road, Landmark: Opposite Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is an oncologist?

A: An oncologist is a physician with specialization in diagnosing, treating and providing care to patients who have cancer of any tissue or organ.

Q: What are the different branches in oncology?

A: The different branches of oncology are: (1) medical oncology, who treats cancer using chemotherapy (2) surgical oncology, perform surgical procedures to remove tumour (3) radiation oncology, provide radiation therapy (4) gynecologic oncology, treat gynecologic cancer (5) pediatric oncology, specialist of disease in children (6) haematologist-oncology, treats blood cancer

Q: What is the difference between a clinical and medical oncologist?

A: A medical oncologist provides treatment of cancer using systematic therapy (chemotherapy, hormone therapy and biological agents), whereas a clinical oncologist uses a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Q: What kind of training does an oncologist get?

A: Training as an oncologist involves four years of medical school for bachelors degree (MBBS) followed by a residency period and a post-graduate degree in oncology. The post-graduation degree may be MD in medicine/paediatrics, with a DM in medical oncology or MD in radiotherapy.

Q: Does an oncologist perform surgeries for cancer treatment?

A: A surgical oncologist, who has got training at surgical procedures can perform surgery to remove tumours.

Awards and Recognitions

Received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by Tamilnadu MGR Medical University from Hon. Governor Dr. K. Rossiah

Education

MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1965

Memberships

European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
Tamilnadu Medical Council

Experience

1975 - 2016 Practising As Senior Medical Oncologist at V S Hospital

Registrations

16632 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1965
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