General Surgery

General Surgery


The Department of General Surgery is to provide the highest quality patient care, conduct innovative surgical research and offer the best Curriculum-based training for students. We have the state of art infrastructure which provides high-end Surgical ICU, Burns care, Endoscopy & Minimally access surgery suite. The strategic goals for the Department are High standards of clinical service, Efficient & effective governance structure, Responsive community engagement, High standards of Research, Teaching & Learning.

Message from HOD

The main pillars of the Department are Good standardised clinical service to the patient, Teaching & Learning, Research & standardised administration. Clinical service delivery takes most of the effort of the staff in the Department. The primary focus is to deliver Holistic Healthcare. The department is involved in undergraduate & postgraduate teaching & allied disciplines such as Theatre Nurses. Research is one of the important areas of prominence for the department. Members of staff in the department of surgery also play an active role in official structures of the institution and thereby contributing to both policy & strategy formulation.

  • Total six surgical wards(3 male & 3 female) ,Post operative ward, surgical intensive care unit (SICU);Burns ward & Trauma ward; Major & Minor OT’s.
  • Equipments: Upper and lower Gastro intestinal endoscopy & Laparoscopy, Harmonic Scalpel, Ventilators, Vessel Sealer & Stapling devices.
S.NO NAME Designation
1 Dr. P. KARTHICK Professor &HOD
3 Dr. R.MURUGAN Professor
 4 Dr.S.PADMA Professor
5 Dr.T. KARUNAHARAN Professor
6 Dr.S.VISHNU KUMAR Associate Professor
7 Dr.T.NATRAJ Associate Professor
 8 Dr.A.ZAHIR HUSSAIN Associate Professor
 9 Dr R. ANUJ SRINIVASAN Associate Professor
 10 Dr. T.K. SOWMYA Associate Professor
11 Dr.S.K.MANOJ Assistant Professor
12 Dr.B.VIGNESH Assistant Professor
13 Dr.E.MANOJ PRABHAKAR Assistant Professor
14 Dr. A. VIJAY ANAND Assistant Professor
15 Dr.A.VASANTHA RAGAVAN Assistant Professor
 16 Dr.P.ARUN KUMAR Senior Resident
17 Dr.JEROME D’SOUZA.A Senior Resident
18 Dr.M.VIJAYANAND Senior Resident
19 Dr.ABDUL RAHMAN.M.H Senior Resident
20 Dr.C. BALAMURUGAN Senior Resident
21 Dr. G.ANAND  IGNATIOUS Junior Resident
22 Dr.M.KARTHICK Junior Resident
23 Dr.R.SUBASHREE Junior Resident
24 Dr.K.BANUSHREE Junior Resident
25 Dr.S.MEENAKUMARI Junior Resident
26 Dr.R.KEERTHANA Junior Resident
27 Dr. S.A.VIGNESH M.S. Junior Resident
28 Dr.M.K. PRIYADHARSINI Junior Resident
29 Dr.S.SHANMATHI Junior Resident

Special Clinics Conducted:

  • Cardio Vascular Surgery & Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgical Gastero Enterology
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Paediatric Surgery

Publications:  (2016-2018)

2016 (10)

  • Selvakumar K, Natraj T, Rajachidambaram K. An Analytical Study Of Epidemiology And Clinicopathological Pattern Of Carcinoma Oesophagus In A Rural Tertiary Centre. Journal Of Evolution Of Medicine And Dental Sciences 2016; 5(46): 2900-2903.
  • Ramesh A, Karthik P, Shivakumar R. Medical Expulsion Therapy For Ureteric Calculus Possible! International Surgery Journal 2016; 3(1): 113-118.
  • Zahir Hussain A , Selvakumar K, Raja Chidambaram K, A Clinical Study Of Abdominal Wound  Dehiscence . Journal Of  Evidence Based  Medicine &  Health Care 2016, 3(84) 2349-2562.
  • Raja Chidambaram k.Kaarthesan D.A Comparitive study between  single incision  multiport laproscpic appendicectomy  and conventional  laparoscopic Appendicectomy.J. Evolution  Med  Dent.sci .2016;5(39):2372-2374
  • Raja Chidambaram k,Sowmya TK Modified triple assessment in breast lumps . J. Evolution Med Dent .sci.2016;5(39):2123-2130
  • Raja Chidambaram k, Kaarthesan D. Incidence of helicobacter  pylori with  acid peptic  disease   and malignant conditions of  upper gastro intestinal tract in a tertiary centre- a prospective study. J. Evolution  Med. Dent.sci.2016;(35):1998-2004.
  • Raja Chidambaram k, Natraj T .A Comparitive study of fine needle aspiration cytology and open  biopsy in the diagnosis of cervical lymphadenopathy  in rural tertiary centre . J .Evolution  Med.Dent.sci.2016;5(35)1979-1983.
  • Karunamoorthy Rajachidambaram1,TUmkur Sowmya2, Chennai Medical College hospital & Research Centre,Irungalur, Trichy,Modified triple Assesment in breast lumbs .J. Evolution Med.Dent.Sci.2016;[36]:2123-2130,DOI:10.14260/jedms/2016/497.
  • Thulasi A,. Thomas Karunaharan . Arunan, A comparative Study of illial perforation at a peripheral Hospital  J. Evid.Based. Healthc,pISSN 2349- 2562,eISSN 2349-2570,Vol  3,Issue 35 May 06,2016
  • Thomas Karunaharanr. Thulasi, Kumarsathish,Sumathi, A Retrospective Study of Management of acute Pancreatitis in a Peripheral tertiary Hospital J. Evid.Based. Healthc,pISSN 2349- 2562,eISSN 2349-2570,Vol  3,Issue 48 June  16,2016


  • Zahir Hussain A , Natraj T, Karunamoorthy Raja Chidambaram An Analytical Study On Early Enteral Feeding  In  Abdominal Surgeries , Journal Of  Evidence Based  Medicine &  Health Care 2017, Vol 4 /issue 87 oct30/2017.
  • Dr. T.K. Sowmya ,Dr k.Rajachidambaram A prospective clinical and micro biological study of Necrotizing fasciitis. GJRA- Global  journal for  research analysis /volume 6/issue 11 /Nov 2017.
  • Karunaharan Thoams , Thulasi , Senthil Velmurugan , Uma Comprehensive Study of  Hydatid  disease of Liver & Management at Peripheral tertiary care Hospital. J. Evid.Based. Healthc,pISSN 2349- 2562,eISSN 2349-2570,Vol  4,Issue 34 April   27,2017

2018 (11)

  • S.Padma ,Dr. R. Murugan, Indications & Yield of Colonoscopy – A Retrospective Study at Chennai Medical College Hospital & Research Centre- Irungalur, a Rural Tertiary Care centre in south india. Int J Cur Res Rev/ Vol 10.Issue4. February 2018.
  • Padma , R. Murugan Disease pattern by upper gastro intestinal endoscopy in rural areas of Tiruchirapalli district carried out at CMCH and RC Irungalur.retrospective  study and comparative analysis  with other contemporary studies in india. International Surgery Journal /March 2018/Vol 5/ Issue 3 Page 965.
  • Dr. R. Murugan1 , Dr.S. Padma 1* , M.Senthil kumaran 2 Interval Appendicectomy Vs Conservative Management alone  – A Therapeutic Dilemma  – A Retrospective Comparative Study  at Chennai Medical College Hospiatal & Research Centre – Irungalur, A Rural Tertiary Care Centre in South india. International Jouranal of Current  Research  and Review DOI :10.7324/IJCRR.2018.1051,  Int J Cur Res Rev/ Vol 10. Issue 5. March 2018.
  • Dr. P. Muthalai Chamy , Dr. Naveetha Lakshmi , Dr. K. Raja Chidambaram , Dr. P. Karthick,Chennai Medical College Hospital & Research Centre ,Irungalur ,Trichy. A Prospective Study of Association Between Serum TSh  Concentration  and Thyroid cancer Volume-7 /Issue-1 / January – 2018 /ISSN No 2277 – 8179/IF: 4.176/IC Value :93.98
  • Dr. S. Tamil Selvan , Dr. K. Raja Chidambaram, Dr. S. K. Manoj , Dr Gowtham , Chennai Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Trichy. Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) Using Non –Opioid Analgesics after primary Thyroid Surgery  – An Endocrine Surgical Unit Experience. Volume -7/Isssue -3/ March 2018/ISSN  No 2277 -8179 /IF : 4.758/IC Value : 93.98
  • Dr. S. Tamil Selvan , Dr. K. Raja Chidambaram , Dr. S.K. Manoj, Dr. Gowtham CMCH &RC,Trichy. Traditional Scrotal Support After Inguino Scrotal Hernia Repair- A Historical  Ritual Or A Scientific Myth??? Volume -7 ISSUE-3,MARCH -2018 –ISSN No 2277 -8160
  • Dr.R. Anuj Srinivasan ,Dr. K. Raja Chidambaram, Dr. P. Karthick ,Trichy SRM Medical College Hospital & Research centre,Trichy, International Journal of Scientific Research, Epidemiolgy and prevalence of Thyroid Cancers in Tamil nadu, Volume -7/issue-10 Octoner -2018/ISSN No 2277- 8179/IF:4.758/IC Value:93.98.
  • Dr.S.Padma,Dr,R. Pramila Chennai Medical College Hospital & Research centre,Trichy, International Journal of Current research & review , Pattern of Lower gastro intestinal diseases by Colonoscopy and Histopathological Examination : A Retrospective Study Vol-10 .issue 6.March 2018.ISSN NO 2231 – 2196
  • Dr.R.. Murugan Dr.S. Padma , Dr. M. Senthilkumaran, Chennai Medical College Hospital & Research centre,Trichy. Risk factors desiding the prevention and healing of diabetic Foot Ulcer .A Prospective Study in Chennai Medical College Hospital & Research centre,Trichy. Tamilnadu India. A- Rural based tertiary Medical Center. International Surgery Journal May 2018 Vol-5,Issue -5.PISSN 2349- 3305, eISSN 2349-2902.
  • Dr.Thameem Ansara ,Dr.Vishnukumar  , Chennai Medical College Hospital & Research centre,Trichy. Tamilnadu. Comparision of RIPASA  and ALVARADO Scoring System in acute Appendicitis – a Descriptive Study J.Evolution Med.. Dent . Sci./ eISSN 2278-4802, PISSN 2278 -4748 /Volume -7 issue 15 April 09-2018.
  • Prof Dr.T. Karunaharan ,Dr.V. Sujatha , Dr. D. Uma  Insidence  of  Jejuno Gastric intussussception following gastric Surgery in Our Hospiatal. Indial Journal of applied research Volume 8 Issue -3 March 2018.ISSN 2249- 555X, IF. 5.397,IC Value:86.18.
S.No Name Of The Scholor Research Topic Guide/Co-investigator & Department
1 Ms.S. Kausalya

(II nd MBBS)

Prevalence  and pattern of inguinal hernia among adult patients attending tertiary  care Hospital. Dr. S. Padma

Professor Of Surgery

2 Ms. Maalavika

Harikumar  II nd MBBS

Antibiotic susceptibility of bacteria growing on diabetic Foot Ulcer. Dr.K. Raja Chidambaram

Professor Of Surgery.

Surgibase – Basic Surgical Training Programme For Crri’s –  Every  Year – During Their Induction,It Includes

  • Ethiskills-Hands On Training-Suturing
  • Acute Abdominal Conditions
  • Basic Suture Materials & Needles
  • Basic Surgical Dressings
  • Fluid & Electrolytes
  • Trauma Life Support


  • Ug-Rapid Review Course-Every Year-December Month-1st Week-2days
  • Case Discussion
  • Osce
  • Quiz
  • Surgical Pathology,Operative Surgery Discussion.
  • 2018 – Surgibase, Op SURG, RAPI SURG , Medal Exam.
  • 2019 – Surgibase, OP SURG