Dr S Tamilselvan


Surgical career so for (from 2002)

After completion of surgical training in India at Coimbatore Medical College (M.S - General surgery –March 2002), Dr.S.Tamilselvan moved to United Kingdom (UK) and continued further higher surgical training in Breast, Endocrine and General surgery over a period of 10 years(2002 – 2012).

Dr. S. Tamilselvan has also completed many prestigious surgical fellowships in Breast, Endocrine surgery at world class hospitals in UK, USA (University Hospital of Wisconsin & Clinic, Madison, Wisconsin), South Korea (Severance Hospital, Seoul), Italy (European Institute of Oncology, Milan) and Australia (Royal Northshore Hospital, Sydney).

Dr.S. Tamilselvan has recently completed 3 years of Transplant surgery training (Kidney, Pancreas transplant) at reputed hospitals in London (Royal Free Hospital), Cardiff(University Hospitals of Wales and well capable of performing Kidney, Pancreas transplants along with various types of vascular access procedures (A.V. Fistula) for Haemodialysis in patients with chronic renal failure.

Dr.S. Tamilselvan has presented many scientific and research papers at various National, regional scientific conferences in UK, India. Dr.S. Tamilselvan also completed fellowship exams conducted by all the prestigious Royal colleges of Surgeons of UK, and has been awarded with multiple FRCS degrees.

Dr.S Tamilselvan has been practising surgery in Trichy for the past of 9 years as a Consultant in General, Breast & Endocrine surgery and performed more than 1000 surgical procedures with excellent clinical outcomes.

Scope of Services

General Surgery

All types of elective surgical procedures
Emergency surgery
Trauma surgery
Simple & Complex laparoscopic surgery

Breast Surgery

Surgeries for benign and malignant tumours
Non breast incision breast surgeries for benign tumours
Breast conservative surgery
Cosmetic surgeries…..Liposuction, Breast augmentation, Breast reduction (Mastopexy)

Endocrine Surgery

All types of thyroidectomies for benign & malignant thyroid tumours
Parathyroid surgeries for primary & secondary hyper parathyroidism
Adrenalectomy for functional & malignant tumours

Kidney & Pancreas Transplant Surgery

Live related & Cadaveric kidney transplants
Various types of A-V fistulas (vascular access surgery to facilitate haemodialysis)
Simultaneous Kidney & Pancreas transplants for diabetes patients (SPK)

Dr. S. Tamilselvan Profile

Specialist in

General surgery
Breast & Advanced Endocrine surgery
Kidney & Pancreas transplant surgery (Europe certification)
Abdominal Organ Retrieval surgery (UK certification)
Vascular access surgery


FRCS - Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, October 2020
FEBTS - Fellow of European board of Transplant surgery, August 2020
FRCS - Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England, December 2017
FRCS - Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow, May 2015
FRCS - Fellow of Royal College of surgeons, UK, 2010
FICRS - Fellow of International College of Robotic Surgeons, 2013
FACS - Fellow of American College of Surgeons, August2013
FRSH - Fellow of Royal Society of Health, UK, 2010
Ph D - E-Hill University, October 2010
FICS - Fellow of International College of Surgeons, September 2009
MRCS - Member of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, March 2003
MS - Master of Surgery, March 2002
The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, India

MBBS - Undergraduate Medical Degree
The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, India

Transplant Surgery Training – UK- (15/1/2018- 26/6/2020)

Senior Transplant Fellow –8/7/2019 –26/6/2020

NORS- National Organ Retrieval & Transplant Surgery Fellow

Transplant & Vascular access surgery
Cardiff Transplant Unit,
University Hospital of Wales (UHW), Cardiff, UK

Senior Transplant Fellow (15/01/2018 – 20/06/2019)

Transplant & Vascular Access Surgery
Institute of Nephrology & Transplant surgery
Royal Free London NHS FT,
University College London Hospitals (UCLH),

Breast & Endocrine surgery training – UK-(2002 – 2012) & 2016

August 2015 – June 2016
Consultants: Mr F Palazzo, Prof. N Tolley
Location: Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Hospital Healthcare NHS Trust
Role: Senior Fellow in Endocrine Surgery

International Travelling Fellowships

Endocrine Surgery (March 2015)
Prof. S Sidhu
Department of Endocrine surgery
Royal Northshore Hospital & Mater Hospital
St Leonards’
Sydney, Australia

Head & Neck Surgery (July 2014)
Prof.M Rietzens
Department of Head & Neck Surgery
European Institute of Oncology (IEO)
Milan, Italy

Robotic/Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery (May - July 2013)
Prof. W.Y.Chung, Prof. S.W.Kang
Severance Hospital
Seoul, South Korea

Endocrine Surgery (August – December 2012)
Prof. H Chen, MD, FACS
Professor of Endocrine Surgery
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinic
Madison, WI

Professional Memberships
British Transplantation Society (BTS) – 2018
European society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT) – 2018
European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) – 2015
British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons (BAETS) – 2015
Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES) – 2012
Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) – 2010

Surgical Skills Courses

Transplant Surgery
ESOT-UEMS, Transplant surgery exam preparatory course, May 2020, UK,

Certification in Abdominal Organ Retrieval, NHSBT & RCS (England), April 2020, UK

Clinical Kidney, Pancreas and Islet Transplantation- certificate course, March 2020
(Leiden University Medical centre (LUMC), on-line – ESOT endorsed)

British Transplantation society (BTS) annual congress, March 2020, Belfast, UK

Adult organ donation simulation training, March 2020, Cardiff, UK

NRP (Normo-thermic regional perfusion) training day, February 2020, Cardiff, UK

ESOT- CASK- Multi organ procurement course – e learning, September 2019

Laparoscopic Donor nephrectomy- Simulation training course, London, March 2019

NHSBT – Organ Retrieval surgery Masterclass, 2 day course, January 2019, Bristol, UK

UCL Renal Transplantation Course, 3 day course, September 2018, London, UK

Vascular Access surgery Cadaveric workshop, 2 day course, June 2018, Coventry, UK

Vascular Anastomosis Workshop, 1 day course, May 2018, Glasgow, UK

Breast, Endocrine & General surgery

Hammersmith Endocrine Surgery Symposium, 1day course, December 2015, London, UK

Multi-Disciplinary Thyroid Cancer Care, December 2015, Glasgow, UK

Neck Dissection Cadaveric Surgery Course, 3 day course, June 2014, Milan, Italy

Oncoplasty & Re-Constructive Breast Surgery Course, 2 day course, April 2014, Nottingham,

Fundamentals of Research and Career Development Course, 2 day course, September 2012, Chicago

Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery Master class, 1 day course, March 2012, RCS London, UK

Adult Life Support Course, 2 day course, June 2009, Coventry, UK

Chest X-ray Study Day Course, 1 day course, November2006, Nottingham, UK

IRMER Training Course, 1 day course, December2005, London, UK

Abdominal Imaging Study Day, November 2005, Brighton, UK

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course, 3 day course, February 2004, Newcastle

Advanced Laparoscopy Course, 2 day course, June 2004, Newcastle, UK

Basic Endoscopy Skills Course, 2 day course, February 2004, Hull, UK

Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patients Course, 3 day course, October 2003, Guildford, UK

ATLS Course, 3 day course, September 2003, Bradford, UK

Basic Surgical Skills Course, 3 day course, October 2002, Edinburgh, UK

Basic Life Support Course, 1 day course, September 2002, Bradford, UK

1. Handling the bad news, October 2008, Newcastle, UK
2. Critical appraisal of research papers, July 2006, UK
3. Teaching the teachers, June 2006, UK
4. Interpretation of research papers and methods, May 2006, UK
5. Advanced computer skills course (ECDL), April 2006, UK
6. Interview skills course for specialist registrars, March 2005, UK
7. Basic statistics for hospital clinicians, June 2004, UK
8. Basic, intermediate computer skills course, December 1998, India

Professional Referees
Mr. E Ablorsu, MD, FEBS, FRCS,
Consultant Transplant surgeon
University Hospital of Wales,
Heath Park,
Cardiff, UK
E: mail: elijah.ablorsu@wales.nhs.uk

Mr. B Fernando, MD, FRCS
Consultant Renal Transplant surgeon
Royal Free hospital
Pond Street
E-mail: bimbi.fernando@nhs.net