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Dr. D. Kannan

Stomach cancer · Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

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Kauvery Hospital Chennai

Tamil Nadu, India





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199, Luz Church Rd, Kapali Thottam, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India


Dr. D. Kannan is one of India’s top gastroenterologist surgeons. He has over 30 years of experience entailing more than 1000 pancreatic surgeries and liver transplants. He provides his services as a consultant surgical gastroenterologist at Kauvery Hospital while also pursuing his academic contribution to the medical field as a professor of surgical gastroenterology at Saveetha Medical College. Dr. D. Kannan also practices at his private practice at Dr Kannan’s Gastro and Gynaec Specialty Centre in Adyar, Chennai. He completed his medical education in 1982 from Madras Medical College and then his specialization in general surgery from the same college in 1986. Following his specialization, Dr. D. Kannan completed his FRCS at Glasgow University in 2009. Some of the advanced services provided by Dr D. Kannan are: 1. Jaundice treatment 2. Peptic or gastric ulcer 3. Liver tumor 4. Gallstone removal 5. Ulcerative colitis 6. Abdominal pain 7. Appendicitis 8. Endoscopy 9. Cancer surgeries for stomach, esophagus, colon, rectum, and bowel 10. Minimally invasive surgeries 11. Laparoscopic sleeve resection 12. Laparoscopic hiatus hernia repair 13. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy 14. Peptic ulcer 15. Laparoscopic appendectomy 16. Constipation 17. Acute pancreatitis treatment 18. Cancer surgeries for the GI tract and pancreas 19. Laparoscopy 20. Pancreatic surgery 21. Chronic pancreatitis Due to Dr. D. Kannan’s unmatched knowledge and surgical potential, he was awarded Best Doctor by the Government of Tamil Nadu in 2015 and 2018. He was also made the president of the Tamil Nadu Chapter of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology in 2018.