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Dr. Vadivel Kumaran S

Dr. Vadivel Kumaran S

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology


17 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vadivel Kumaran S is a consultant Physician completed his under-graduate training from Madurai Medical College, Post-graduation from Coimbatore Medical College and Medical gastroenterology-Super-speciality training from Madras Medical College. He is currently practising at Kauvery Hospital-Alwarpet in morning and at Sugam Clinic and Gastro Care Centre with facilities for endoscopy and colonoscopy

Velachery, Chennai

Prashanth Superspeciality Hospital


Number 36, 36 A, Velachery Main Road, Landmark: Oppostite Sutherland Global Services, Chennai

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a gastroenterologist?

A: A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specializes in analysis as well as treatment of disorders of gastrointestinal tract and liver. Gastroenterology is basically a branch of medicine which deals with diseases which affect the gastrointestinal tract, which encompasses organs from your mouth till the anus.

Q: Disorders of which body parts are treated by a Gastroenterologist?

A: Disorders of your stomach, liver, entire digestive tract, oesophagus, small intestine, rectum, colon, pancreas, gall bladder and bile ducts are treated by a gastroenterologist

Q: Can a Gastroenterologist perform colonoscopy?

A: Yes, a gastroenterologist can perform colonoscopy. As a gastroenterologist receives special training in treating gastrointestinal diseases, he or she can easily perform colonoscopy.

Q: Is endoscopy safe?

A: Yes, endoscopy is a totally safe procedure. In only very rare cases, complications crop up and these include bleeding. The risk of bleeding complications after an endoscopy is increased if the process involves the removal of a piece of tissue for the purpose of testing (this is known as biopsy) or treatment of any kind of digestive system disease.

Q: When should one consult a Gastroenterologist immediately?

A: You should consult a gastroenterologist immediately if you experience diarrhoea or are suffering from constant heartburn, you suspect gall stones, your diet is leading to bloating in the body, ulcer in stomach, constipation or you have to get a colonoscopy done. Cancer screening is also done by gastroenterologists.


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Awards and Recognitions

Post Graduates Quiz in Tamil Nadu Chapter - ISGCON - 2012
Post Graduates Quiz in Prof.Dr. Jeevan Kumar Retirement CME - 2014


MBBS - Madurai Medical College, 2003
MD - General Medicine - Coimbatore Medical College, 2008
DM - Gastroenterology - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2014


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Tamilnadu Medical Council
Indian Society of Gastroenterology


2014 - 2016 Gastroenterologist at Kauvery Hospital
2017 - 2017 Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist at Chennai Meenakshi Multispeciality Hospital(Previously Devaki Hospital), Alwarpet
2017 - 2017 Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist at St. Isabels Hospital, Alwarpet
2017 - 2017 Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist at Chennai Meenakshi Multispeciality Hospital


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