Prof. D. Kannan

Consultant - Surgical Gastroenterology
M.B.B.S., M.S.(General Surgery), M.Ch.(Surgical Gastroentrology), F.R.C.S.(Glasg)
Surgical Gastroenterology
Tamil, English
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Prof Kannan Senior surgical gastroenterology
Department: Surgical gastroenterology
Brief Profile:
A graduate of the prestigious Madras medical college passed out in 1981 and did M.S(gen.surg)1986 and Mch in surgical Gastroenterology 1995 from the same institute. Conferred with the Honorary FRCS from the Glasgow University in the year 2009. Joined Govt. service in the year 1986 and continues to be a teaching faculty. Author of more than 20 International publications.
Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:
Specialist in major gi surgeries like esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, colorectal cancer, liver tumors, and pancreatic tumors. Most experienced surgeon in the field of heato biliary and pancreatic surgeries with more than 2000 surgeries Most experienced laparoscopic surgical procedures including bariatric surgery, gall stones,lap.fundoplications, and other GI cancer surgeries.
Tropical Gastroenterology
  • Biliary tract tuberculosis an Enigma. Somasekar RDR, Anand Lakshman, Abdul Rehman, Amudha Anblagan, Kannan Devy Gounder.
  • Mediastinal pseudocyst mimicking pseudo achalasia. Durairaj Segamalai,John Grifson, Abdul Rehman,Rajendran Vellaisamy,Sumathi Natarajan,Kannan Devy Gounder, Vol.38.1(Jan – March 2017).
  • Sigmoid Colon Endometriosis Mimics Acute colonic Obstruction – A Rare entity Rajendran Vellaisamy, Prabhakaran Raju ,Kannan Devy Gounder Volume 38 No. 2 ( April – June, 2017) of Tropical Gastroenterology.
  • John Grifson John Rose, PerungoThirumaraichelvan, Durairaj segamalai, Bennet Duraisamy, AmudhanAnbalagan, Prabakaran Raju, Kannan Devy Gounder Anomolous middle hepatic artery in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: wolf in sheep’s clothing. Journal of minimal access surgery accepted on 09.02.2016.
  • 5. John Grifson J, Perungo T, Amudhan A, Bennet D, Prabakaran R, Chandramohan S.M, Anand L, Kannan DG Black stomach, Journal of case reports 2016;6(1).44-46.
  • 6. John Grifson J, Anand L, Kannan DG, Hepatolithiasis BJS10108 2016.
Professional Body Membership:
  • International hepato pancreatico biliary association
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology
  • Association of minimal access surgeons of India
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • Tamil Nadu chapter of Indian society of gastroenterology
  • Association of Endocrine surgeons of India


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