Dr.S. Ayyappan Surgical Oncologist in Chennai

Dr.S. Ayyappan

Surgical Oncologist, Chennai

MBBS, MS ( General Surgery), M.Ch (Surgical Oncology), FMAS

  • 30 Years Experience
  • 4 Hospitals


Dr. S. Ayyappan is one of the prominent oncologists of Chennai who has acquired a name in the field of oncology in Tamil Nadu.

Dr. S. Ayyappan studied at the Madras Medical College and specialized in surgery from the reputed Adyar Cancer Institute in 1996. He did his M.Ch. Surgical Oncology from the Dr. Muthulakshmi College of Oncological Sciences  as well as from the Cancer Institute (W.I.A.) Adyar, Chennai. He earned an excellent reputation as a Surgical Oncologist, and he has been involved with cancer and cancer care since a long time in Chennai and the surrounding areas.

In 2007, Dr. S. Ayyappan started the Madras Cancer Care Foundation with the sole aim of extending comprehensive high quality cancer care to the needy people who were unable to afford the high cost of cancer treatment. He has gained recognition in the field of cancer treatment, and his devotion and commitment have earned him the 'Best Doctor' award in the field of cancer from the Tamil Nadu Medical University in 2013.

Dr. S. Ayyappan is the

  • Director, Madras Cancer Care Foundation
  • Founder Trustee of Cancer Research and Relief Trust
  • Founder Trustee of Cancare Foundation
  • President, Chennai Chapter of Oncologists

Dr. S. Ayyappan has membership with the

  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists
  • Chennai City Oncologist Society
  • Fellow of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India

He also heads the DNB Surgical oncology education program at Apollo Hospitals, and he regularly participates in most of the National and International Cancer Conferences.


  • Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)

  • Gyneac Oncology


  • Breast and Gynecology cancer
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gynec procedures
  • Musculoskeletal tumors/limb salvage surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Laparoscopy


MBBS, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

MS ( General Surgery), 1995, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India

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

Practice Information

Apollo Specialty Hospitals, Chennai

Apollo Specialty Hospitals, Chennai

320, Anna Salai, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600035

Kumaran Hospitals, Chennai

Kumaran Hospitals, Chennai

# 214, E.V.R Periyar Salai, Poonamallee High Road, Kilpauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600010

St. Isabels Hospital, Chennai

St. Isabels Hospital, Chennai

49, Oliver Road, Next to Luz Church, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600004

Srinivas Priya Hospital, Chennai

Srinivas Priya Hospital, Chennai

#106, Patel Road, Perambur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600011

Achievements & Contributions

  • Best doctor award 2012 (Dr. MGR university)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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