Dr. Vijay Sundar Ilangovan Neuro Oncologist in Chennai

Dr. Vijay Sundar Ilangovan

Neuro Oncologist, Chennai

MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), MRCS (Edin), MCh Neurosurgery

  • 9 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital


Dr.I. Vijay Sundar is a neurosurgeon based in Chennai. He completed his MBBS from Ballari ,Karnataka , and graduated in general surgery from Stanley medical college, Chennai. He went on to do MCh in Neurosurgery from SMS Medical college, Jaipur. He is a member of Royal college of surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS) and Associate member of faculty of surgical trainers. His primary interests include brain tumor surgery including endoscopic brain surgeries. He has various publications in national and international journals in fields ranging from pediatric neurosurgery to adult spinal fusion procedures. He has a special interest in the teaching aspect of neurological sciences and believes there is much scope for improvement in the methods, approach and quality of teaching of neurological sciences. His primary focus of work is tumors of brain and spine and firmly believes that most of these tumors can be satisfactorily treated including surgical removal where necessary.


  • Neuro Oncology

  • Neuro Ophthalmology

  • Neurosurgery

  • Spine Surgery


  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery

  • Brain Biopsy

  • Brain Radiation Treatment

  • Brain Surgery


  • Acoustic Neuroma

  • Arthritis of the Spine

  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer

  • Brain Cancer


  • Brain surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Brain tumor excision
  • Neuronavigation
  • Intraoperative neuromonitoring
  • Glioma surgery
  • Meningioma surgery
  • Metastatectomyendoscopic pitutary surgery

Practice Information

Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai

Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai

No:38, Sardar Patel Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600036

Achievements & Contributions

  • Changing paradigms in the surgical management of brainstem gliomas. Lessons learnt from Prof Nagpal’s paper published in 1983. KVR Ratha V, Sundar IV, Sampath N Neurology india 67, 20-36
  • Epidural tramadol via intraoperatively placed catheter as a standalone analgesic after spinal fusion procedure: An analysis of efficacy and cost
  • 15 publications in indexed journals with 71 citations
  • Executive committee member of neurological surgeons society of india
  • Associate member of faculty of surgical trainers [UK]
  • Member of Neurological society of india
  • Member of Tamilnadu association of neurosurgeons
  • Member of indian society of Neurooncology