About Doctor

Dr.S.Ayyappan M.S., M.ch.,(Surg Oncology)

Experienced & Specialized in Gynaec Oncology

Ex. Associate Prof. Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai.

Speciality - Laparoscopic GI Oncology, Bone & Soft tissue Saracomas, Breast & Gynaec Oncology.

Director, Madras Cancer Care Foundation.

Founder Trustee of Cancer Research and Relief Trust.

Founder Trustee of Cancare Foundation.

Best Doctor Awardee - The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR University.


M.B.B.S. and M.S. General Surgery , Madras Medical College.

M.Ch. Surgical Oncology, Dr. Muthulakshmi College of Oncological Siences, The Cancer Institute (W.I.A.) Adyar.

  • Work Experience

    Worked as Tutor, Assistant Professor and as Associate Professor Department of Surgical Oncology at The Cancer Institute, Adyar, between 1998 and 2006.

  • Membership
    • Association of Surgeons of India.
    • Indian Association of Surgical Oncologist.
    • Member of Chennai city Oncologist Society.
    • Fellow of Association of Minimal access Surgeons of India.
  • Area of Specialisation

    Advanced laparoscopic procedures in Oncology, like laparoscopic Abdomino perineal resection, laparoscopic Anterior resection for rectal cancers, laparoscopic colectomies for cancer colon. Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy for cancer cervix &cancer endometrium.Limb Salvage surgeries by custom mega prosthesis for osteosarcoma of the extremities. Treatment for breast and gynecological malignancies.

    • One of the first laparoscopic surgeon in the country to do laparoscopic radical hysterectomy in the year 2003
    • One of the first laparoscopic surgeon in the country to do laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection in the year 2004
    • Breast and Gynecology cancer
    • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    • Laparoscopic Gynec procedures
    • Musculoskeletal tumors/limb salvage surgery
    • Uro oncology
    • Gastrointestinal Laparoscopy
    • Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery
  • Live Demonstration
    • Live demonstration of laparoscopic abdominoperineal junction in the intestinal colorectal conference conducted at Hyderabad in the month of April 2009
    • Live demonstration of laparoscopic APR in the oncosurgery conducted at Kidwai Hospital, Bangalore in June 2009
    • Live demonstration of radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy in the national Gynec Oncology conference conducted at Coimbatore in June 2008
  • Presentations
    • Chyle Leak Following Neck Dissections-Cancer Institute Experience presented at Associations of Surgeons of Indian, Conference Tamil Nadu Pondicherry chapter, January 99, Chennai.
    • Poster-A Reappraisal of criteria for limb salvage surgery for limb Osteosarcoma at ISO 1999 New Delhi.
    • Participated as faculty in the “National Update on Gyn Oncology” 19th – 21st May 2006 at GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore.
    • Panelist at a CME programme on Gastric Cancer conducted by the ASI Chennai Chapter on 19th October 2006
  • Publications
    • Author of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Colon. Jun. 99; Indian Journal of Cancer.
    • Co-author of Chyle Leak following neck Dissection. December 99 Indian Journal of Cancer
    • Co-author in a chapter in the book “Thyroid Cancer An Indian Perspective
    • Co-author in Type 1 (11;22)(q24:q12) translocation is common in Ewings sarcoma/PNET in south Indian patients J.Biosciences 30(3),371-376,2006

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“Doctors cannot assure you great results. But, they can help you by easing the process. Dr. Ayyappan did exactly that. He was always transparent and never gave any false hopes. At the same time, he was also very considerate while delivering any news. You can see his expertise through the way he approaches his patients. Very highly recommended, Best surgical oncologist in chennai.”

“He is one of the best Dr i have ever met. I still remember the day i first met him for my mom's issue. We were very worried and felt almost towards the end of the world before we met him. The moment we saw him, his words in the first consultation gave us life... read more

“Consulted Dr.Ayyappan for my mom's CA Rectum, when she was diagnosed as cancer, my entire family was blank, but after we met him, we got a huge hope on the first visit itself with very positive words from him, he explained as a professor about the entire treatment going to be performed and treatment started with radiotherapy, chemo and then surgery was done to remove the cancer...read more

“Consulted him for my father for gastro surgery problem. When we were in darkness, and in a shattered situation, his words, treatment and confidence really helped us to overcome the tough time. I haven’t seen a doctor who is very kind enough and gentle in approaching the patients like him...read more

“With a happy note that the sharing of my experience with Dr.S.Ayyappan Oncologist who is a charishmatic, charming and a very dedicating and very active Surgeon in the Challenging field of Cancer in Renowned Hospital in the City,which infact renders a world class treatment for all kind of Diseases Especially for Cancer having latest infrastructure...read more

“Thank you so much for the difference you make in the lives of your patients! Your kindness, sincere caring, and concern make everything better and are a great encouragement.” “Thank you so very much for taking care of our friend who came to you with lots of health issues and being so skilled at what you do...read more

“My entire family was afraid of the issues that my mom had. When we visited him, he terribly made us to relax from the pressure we had and he handled it professionally and personally. He is too polite and really treated us like a family mate who is having issues and definitely not like a patient at all...read more

“One of the best doctor i have ever met. so down to earth and explained the treatment so well that we were able to understand. My cousin got operated under him and she is doing extremely well and the follow up is also wonderful. Very very rare to meet such good human being. I would def recommend him for the people who require help.”


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