Dr D Pradeep Laparoscopic Cancer Surgeon

Dr D Pradeep
MS (Gen Surg), MRCS (UK), MCh (Surg Onco)
Laparoscopic Cancer Surgeon
Consultant and HEAD
Department of Surgical Oncology
GVN Hospitals Pvt Ltd., Trichy

About Dr Pradeep Dhanasekaran

Dr D Pradeep is a well-experienced Surgical Oncologist with 10 years of experience (4 years as Specialist)

He has strong belief in honest ethical medical practice and pursues evidence based comprehensive cancer care for all cancers.

He has expertise in performing Complex Head and Neck surgeries and reconstruction, Breast conservative surgery and Sentinel node biopsies, Complex thyroid surgeries, Advanced Gastrointestinal surgeries like Esophagectomies, Pancreatic surgeries and Laparoscopic colorectal surgeries, Laparoscopic gynaeconco surgeries, Cytoreductive surgeries and HIPEC, Laparoscopic urologic surgeries, organ preserving and Limb salvage surgeries.

He is a professional member of the Association of Surgeons India, Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh UK.

He has 4 Gold Medals in the field of Surgery, several awards and publications to his credit.

Consulting Hours

Mon – Fri: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed


Breast Oncology – Radical mastectomies, Breast conservation surgeries, Sentinel lymph node biopsies, Breast Oncoplastic surgeries

Head and Neck Oncology – Neck dissections, Composite resections and flap reconstruction, Maxillectomy and Mandibulectomy, Parotid surgeries, Complex Thyroid surgeries, Laryngectomies, Conservative laryngeal surgeries and Laryngo Pharyngo Oesophagectomy(LPO)

Thoracic Oncology – Thoracoscopic Esophageal surgery, Lung resection, Mediastinal tumor resections, Tracheal resections

GI Oncology – Esophagectomy, Gastrectomy, Pancreatic surgeries, Colectomy, Laparoscopic Rectal cancer surgeries, Liver and Gall bladder surgeries

Gynaec Oncology – Cytoreductive Surgeries and HIPEC, Laparoscopic Uterine cancer surgeries, Radical Hysterectomies, Pelvic Exenterations, Vulvectomies.

Uro Oncology – Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, IVC Thrombectomies, Adrenalectomy, Radical cystectomy and exenteration, Penectomy and inguinal block dissections, Orchidectomy

Musculoskeletal Oncology – Soft tissue tumor resections, Bone tumor – Limb salvage surgeries (Resection with megaprosthesis reconstruction)

Skin tumor resection and reconstruction

Signs and Symptoms Treated by Doctor

• Mouth Ulcers
• Swelling anywhere in body – eg, Neck swelling, Nodal swellings
• Voice change
• Difficulty in eating, swallowing
• Vomiting
• Blood on coughing
• Thyroid swelling
• Breast lump
• Breast pain, Nipple discharge
• Weight loss, Loss of appetite
• Indigestion, bloating
• Jaundice
• Abdominal mass or heaviness
• Abdominal distension
• Bloody and foul smelling vaginal discharge
• Blood mixed stools or black stools
• Penile ulcers and phimosis
• Blood in urine
• Long bone pain and Low back ache
• Limb swellings
• Skin ulcer and bleeding
• Black skin mole and ulcer

Cancers Treated by Doctor – Site Specific

Head and Neck – Tongue cancers, oral cavity cancers, laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers, Parotid malignancies, Neck secondaries

Breast and Thyroid – Breast cancer, Thyroid cancer

Thoracic – Lung cancers, Mediastinal tumors

Gastrointestinal – Esophageal cancer, Stomach cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Small bowel and colon cancer, Rectal and anal cancers, Liver cancer, Gallbladder cancer.

Gynaecology – Uterine cancer, cancer cervix, vulval cancer, Ovarian cancers

Urology – Kidney cancer, adrenal mass, Bladder cancer, Penile cancer, Prostate cancer

Musculoskeletal – Sarcomas, Bone tumors

Cutaneous – Skin cancers, Melanomas


2012 - M.B.,B.S., from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

2016 – M.S., General Surgery from Prestigious Madras Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi Govt General Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

2017 – MRCS from Prestigious Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh United Kingdom

2021 – M.Ch, Surgical Oncology from Prestigious Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Multi Superspeciality Hospital, Omandurar, Chennai

Additional Certifications

Good Clinical Practices Workshop on Clinical Trials and Bioethics – by Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University, 2017

Certificate of Fellowship in Endoscopy – Basic Endoscopy Training course by ASI, 2017

Revised Basic Course Workshop in Medical Education Technologies – by CMC Vellore, Nodal Centre in Medical Education Technologies 2018.

Research Methodology and Biostatistics – by TN Dr. MGR Medical University, October 2018.

Various Paper and Poster presentations in State and National conferences both in the field of Surgery and Surgical Oncology.


Consistent performance with good academic track record in school and college

August 2012 – Dr. S. Gnanadesikan and Dr. S. Subramanian Gold Medal in Second M.B.,B.S., Microbiology – Highest marks in University.

November 2015 - Quiz winner in Bangalore Surgical Society

February 2016 - Gold Medalist (Dr. Edmund Lerede Prize exam for Postgraduates in Madras Medical College)

February 2016 - Gold Medalist (Prof. N. Varadarajan Gold Medal in Vascular Surgery by Vascular Surgical Society of India)

February 2020 – FIRST prize QUIZ Winner during International Update on Uro-Oncology 2020 conducted by Cancer Institute and Stanford University.

December 2021 – Prof. M. Snehalatha Endowment GOLD MEDAL M.Ch., Surgical Oncology by The TN Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai.

Research Publications

Outcome Prediction in Patients with Perforated Peptic Ulcer By The Peptic Ulcer Perforation (Pulp) Score published in IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS); e-ISSN: 2279-0853, p-ISSN: 2279-0861.Volume 16, Issue 3 Ver. XI (March. 2017), PP 20-24.

Viswanathan, M.P., Kumar, D.S., Muniasamy, P., Navin Noushad, Pradeep D, Patterns of Relapse and Survival Analysis of Advanced Epithelial Ovarian Cancers Operated in a Tertiary Cancer Centre. Indian J Gynecol Oncolog 17, 72 (2019).

Viswanathan MP, Kumar DS, Kumar GA, Devi JSU, Pradeep D. Oncological Outcomes After Radical Esophagectomy from a Tertiary Cancer Center. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2020;11(1):80-85. DOI: 10.1007/s13193-019-00996-5.