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Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekar

Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekar

Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekar

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MBBS, Diploma in Medical Radioligy & Electrology, MD - Radiotherapy

General Physician


Radiation Oncologist

27 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekar is a General Physician and Radiation Oncologist in Teynampet, Chennai and has an experience of 27 years in these fields. Dr. Sanjay Chandrasekar practices at Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital in Teynampet, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madras University, Chenai, India in 1987,Diploma in Medical Radioligy & Electrology from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1990 and MD - Radiotherapy from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1993. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA),Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI) and Indian Brachytherapy Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Treatment,Stereotactic Radio Surgery (SRS),Treatment of Central Nervous System Tumors,Neck Pain Treatment and Simple radiology etc.

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Teynampet, Chennai

Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital


New Number-6, Old Number-24, Cenotaph Road, Landmark: Near Hotel Rain Tree, Chennai

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10:00 - 12:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is General Physician?

A: A general physician (GP) is a medical doctor who specializes in non-surgical healthcare to adults. A general physician treats many diseases that affect the body, whose primary treatment does not require surgery. General physicians treat all conditions related to the cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, haematological, endocrine, and gastrointestinal systems. Some GPs can specialize in any one of the systems listed above.

Q: What are the education qualifications for a General Physician?

A: General physicians are also referred to as primary care physicians. A general physician needs to complete a medical residency for primary care practice after graduating from medical school. The pre-requisites for residency are a bachelor’s degree based on sciences, minimum GPA, medical school, and basic medical training. The candidate should be committed to spend 3 years in residency.

Q: For which symptoms should one consult a General Physician?

A: A general physician is usually the primary contact for any health issue. A general physician treats you for cardiovascular, respiratory, muscle-bone, neurological, gastrointestinal, and endocrine related health issues that can be treated without surgical intervention. So, if you have any symptoms related to any of these systems, you can consult a general physician.

Q: Do General Physicians provide home consultations?

A: General physicians or practitioners provide routine healthcare like physical examinations and immunizations, and treat a host of medical conditions. They usually have regular, ongoing, long-term patients and provide medical care to patients of different age groups. Providing home consultations is a choice that the general practitioner has to make. General check-ups or routine examinations may be provided at home.

Q: Can a General Physician perform surgery?

A: No, a general physician mainly provides non-surgical treatment for a number of health conditions, illnesses, and injuries. A general surgeon and not a general physician performs surgeries. General physicians specialize in primary care and build long-term relationships with the patients. The treatment provided by physicians revolves around basic medication, physical therapy, and other non-surgical techniques to treat various conditions


MBBS - Madras University, Chenai, India, 1987
Diploma in Medical Radioligy & Electrology - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1990
MD - Radiotherapy - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1993


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI)
Indian Brachytherapy Society


Consultant at Apollo Hospitals


43231 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1987
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