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Specialties

Anaesthesiology

This department is concerned with the practice of medicine dedicated to the relief of pain and total care of the surgical patient.Our experienced anaesthesiologists typically review comments of other physicians and discuss with other doctors and nurses on the sedation plan of the patient, interview and examine patients, advice the patient as well as the family on what to expect before, during and after the surgery. They also are experts in pain management, resuscitations and intensive care.

Specialists

Dr. Sathish Babu

MBBS, M.MED, DA, D.DIAB (Cardiff)

Cardiology

Cardiology deals with disorders of the heart, which may range from congenital defects in infants and young children through to acquired heart diseases and lifestyle diseases such as coronary artery disease, dilated cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure.

Our well qualified and trained cardiologists will review your medical history and perform a physical examination which may include checking your blood pressure, height and weight, etc., You may need additional tests such as an ECG, echocardiogram and blood tests. If problems are detected, you may require more specialized testing. We are well equipped with all the latest equipment to diagnose and treat various ailments of the heart.

Specialists

Dr. Nagendra Boopathy

MD, DM (Cardiology),
FACC (USA)

Dr. Naveen Raja

MD, DM (Cardiology)

Dr. Jyothirmaya Dash

MD, DM (Cardiology)

Cosmetology and Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetology and cosmetic surgery enhances a person’s appearance, improving the aesthetic look, symmetry, and proportion of the human body. This could involve treating patients medically or may involve minor surgical procedures.

Commonly done cosmetic procedures at Medway are Facial Contouring procedures like rhinoplasty, chin, and cheek enhancement, Facial rejuvenation procedures like facelift, eyelid lift, neck lift, brow lift.

Body Contouring procedures like tummy tuck and liposuction are also common procedures done here.

Breast enhancement surgeries like augmentation, lift and reduction are also increasingly becoming popular procedures now.

Specialists

Dr. Murugesan

MS, M.Ch, FICS, FIMSA

Dr. Thirumalaivasan

MS, FICS
(Fellowship in plastic and cosmetic surgery)

Critical Care

This is a highly specialised department which rapidly responds to help people with life threatening injuries and illnesses. These illnesses could be due to old age or due to a variety of medical problems which may turn serious often requiring round the clock care. They can also be to sudden trauma due to road traffic accidents and other occupational injuries.

At Medway hospitals, a highly trained team of specialist doctors including intensivists, pulmonologists, physical and respiratory therapists, dieticians, etc., manage these patients in a well-integrated ICU aided by a specialist team of ICU trained nurses and other healthcare providers. Our critical care unit is well equipped with the latest multi parameter monitors, infusion pumps, catheters, feeding tubes and ventilators for the critically ill.

Specialists

Dr. Palaniappan

  MD, DNB, MNAMS, MRCP (UK),
MRCP (London)

Dr. S. Kajanath

MBBS, MD (RUS), DEM, RCGP (UK)

Dermatology

The skin is the largest organ in the body and often acts as a window to diseases of the internal organs. Infections of the skin may be caused by various types of bacteria, fungi, viruses, parasites, etc. These conditions can be acute or chronic and may require prolonged treatment. Other minor skin ailments may also be troublesome. Teenagers have a lot of trouble with acne due to changes in hormonal levels and may often require hormonal therapy. Other common skin problems routinely treated at Medway hospitals are eczema, psoriasis, rashes, hives, etc.,

Whatever the problem, walk in or fix an appointment with our eminent skin care specialists and dermatologists.

Specialists

Dr. Jyothsna

MBBS, DDVL

Dr. Selviganesan

MBBS, DDVL

Diabetology

India is undoubtedly the diabetes capital of the world with an estimated 50 million people living with Diabetes. While it so widely prevalent, an early diagnosis and treatment goes a long way in preventing multifarious complications of this dreaded lifestyle disease. Regular check-ups and timely detection play a vital role in controlling and managing the problem. Common complications of diabetes include diabetic nephropathy and diabetic foot.

At Medway, complete diabetes care is available and our eminent diabetologists provide end to end care for all diabetes related complications including that of the heart, eyes, kidneys and feet.

Specialists

Dr. T. Palaniappan

MD, DNB, MNAMS, MRCP (UK), MRCP (London)

Endocrinology

Endocrinology deals with the endocrine glands like the thyroid and the hormones secreted by them. Hormones are chemicals that regulate metabolism, respiration, growth, reproduction, sensory perception, and movement. Hormone imbalances are the underlying reason for a wide range of medical conditions. Important hormones are the thyroid hormone, growth hormone and insulin. These doctors are trained to diagnose and manage diseases that affect the glands including the thyroid gland and the hormones.

Our endocrinologists aim to restore hormone balance within the body's systems and treat a range of endocrine disorders like hypo and hyperthyroidism, PCOD, etc.

Specialists

Dr. Dhalapathy Sadasharan

MS, M.Ch (Endocrine Surgery)

Dr. Shanmugasundar

MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Endocrinology)

Dr. Minnal

MBBS, MS (Nutrition), PG Dip in Endocrinology

ENT

This department deals with conditions of the ear, nose and throat and also related structures of the head and neck. A thorough examination of the ears, nose, throat and neck is performed and we generally screen for hearing loss and we use pressure testing to examine the eardrum for fluid.  The nasal septum and turbinates are examined with a specialised headlamp and mirror. Common problems include ear infections like otitis media or externa, perforated eardrum with hearing loss. Nasal infections and sinusitis are also common. Tonsillitis is probably the commonest throat infection in children.

The expertise of our very qualified ENT surgeons ensures treatment of even difficult conditions affecting the ear, nose or the throat.

Specialists

Dr. Jothi Ramalingam

MBBS, DLO, MS (ENT)

Dr. Tanuja Panigrahi

MBBS, MS (ENT)

Dr. J. Vinaignan

MBBS, DLO

Medical Gastroenterology

The department of medical gastroenterology focusses on the disorders and diseases of the digestive system from the mouth to the anus including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It includes common and important conditions such as colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis.

Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal disorders usually include investigations like endoscopy and colonoscopy. At Medway , this department is equipped with advanced endoscopy and colonoscopy instruments for accurate diagnosis and the treatment of gastrointestinal ailments.

Specialists

Dr. Premkumar

MD, DM (Gastro)

Dr. Radha

MD, DM( Gastro)

Surgical Gastroenterology

This department deals with the surgical treatment of diseases of the digestive tract and includes treatment for conditions like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Gastric and duodenal ulcers, cancer of the esophagus and stomach. Surgeries are performed either as open or laparoscopic.

At Medway, most of the gastrointestinal surgeries are done laparoscopically and our eminent surgical gastroenterologists routinely perform laparoscopic gall bladder removal for gall stones, Mesh hernioplasty for incisional and inguinal hernias and many more complicated surgeries.

Specialised clinics like GI bleed clinic, liver disease clinic, stomach pain clinic are available at Medway and the best specialists in these specialties consult here regularly.

Specialists

Dr. Vijayan

MBBS, MS, MNAMS (NBE), DIP ALS, FRCS (Glas)

Dr. Ravi

MS, MCh

General Medicine

Also called as internal medicine, this deals with the diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases. Doctors of general medicine are usually called as physicians in India and they are highly skilled in the management of patients who have diseases involving multiple organs or systems. At Medway hospitals, our physicians are specially trained to care for patients with complex illnesses involving multiple organs, in which the diagnosis may difficult. Their specialised training provides expertise in diagnosis and treatment of problems affecting different body systems in a patient. Many patients meet our general physicians first who usually is able to effectively treat most of the diseases.

Specialists

Dr. T. Palaniappan

MD, DNB, MNAMS, MRCP (UK), MRCP (London)

Dr. Sreelakshmi

MBBS, MD, (Gen Med)

General Surgery

This department deals with the surgical treatment of the abdominal organs like the Esophagus, Stomach, small intestine, large bowel, liver, pancreas, gall bladder, appendix, hernias, etc., It also deals with surgical treatment of diseases of the thyroid, skin, breast, soft tissue and peripheral vascular surgery.

Proficiency in surgery comes with experience and our General Surgeons are well trained required to handle any surgical emergency. They are very used to performing a variety of procedures to stabilize critical patients after such as after road traffic accidents, trauma, etc.

Specialists

Dr. Vijayan

MBBS, MS, MNAMS(NBE), DIP ALS, FRCS (Glas)

Dr. Rengan

MBBS, MS (General Surgery)

Dr. Vignesh

MBBS, MS (General Surgery)

Geriatrics

Geriatrics focuses on the healthcare of the elderly. It aims to promote good health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. Geriatrics differs from standard adult medicine because it focuses on the unique needs of the elderly person. As the body ages, certain problems arise and become pronounced. Previous health issues and lifestyle choices play an important role in the development of geriatric problems.

Our geriatric specialist will help you to identify any nagging problems peculiar to old age and help sort them out.

Specialists

Dr. Sreelakshmi

MBBS, MD, (Gen Med)

Infectious Disease

Infectious diseases also called as communicable diseases are a group of illnesses which results from infectious agents such as Viruses , Bacteria and Parasites. Infections can happen in any part of the body and people who are weak, sick, malnourished, have cancer or are diabetic are at increased risk to chronic or persistent infections.

Infections are diagnosed by identifying the infectious agent by carrying out a host of tests and once identified will be treated with specific antibiotics which can be in the form of tablets, IM or IV injections.

If you feel you have a longstanding nagging infection or if you suffer from repeated infections, please come in to visit our experienced ID specialists who will scrutinize your old reports and after carrying out a few necessary tests will certainly diagnose the disease and treat you accordingly.

Specialists

Dr. Vijayalakshmi

MD, DNB, DTM&H, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Glas)

Pediatrics and Neonatology

Pediatrics deals with the treatment of diseases of children including infants and neonatology is the branch of medicine which takes care of newborns. In India pediatric doctors usually provide medical treatment to people up to the age of 18 and sometimes even up to 21. Pediatricians are more concerned with Congenital defects especially of the heart and developmental issues than adult physicians and these issues have a lasting impact on the health of the children as they grow into adults. Pediatric surgery involves surgical treatment of pediatric diseases.

At Medway , our pediatric department effectively handles a wide variety of pediatric problems , both medical and surgical.

Specialists

Dr. Sanath kumar

MD(Pediatrics), DCH

Dr. Sabapathy Raj

MD (Pediatrics), DCH

Dr. Sujith kesavan

MD (Pediatrics), DCH, DNB (Pediatrics), MRCPCH
(UK), FNB (Pediatric critical care)

Dr. Humayun

MD (Pediatrics), PG D.P

Dr. Vijay Raj

MS, MRCS (Edin), M Ch (Pediatric surgery)

Dr.R. Senthilnathan

MS, M Ch (Pediatric Urology)

Nephrology

This department deals with the preservation of kidney health and the treatment of kidney problems. This could range from diet and medication to more complicated therapies such as renal replacement therapy like dialysis and renal transplants. Systemic conditions like diabetes and auto immune disease can severely damage the kidneys requiring longstanding treatment.

Our department of nephrology is well known throughout the city for its well experienced nephrologists and comprehensive kidney care. We regularly treat patients with acute and chronic kidney disease including chronic renal failure , kidney stones, diabetic and hypertensive nephropathy. Medway provides advanced dialysis services at a very affordable cost. Soon , kidney transplant will be available at Medway hospitals.

Specialists

Dr. Shivakumar Dakshinamoorthy

MD, DM (Nephro)

Dr. Thirumavalavan

MD, DM (Nephro)

Neurology

Neurology is concerned with the treatment of all conditions and disease involving the central and peripheral nervous systems. The human nervous system is a sophisticated, interconnected network of neurons which coordinates all the physical and mental functions of the body. Our neurologists are well trained to investigate, diagnose and treat  diseases in all areas of neurology, such as stroke, epilepsy, neuromuscular, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease,  sleep medicine, pain management and movement disorders. Newer interventional procedures are now available at Medway and will be carried out by our neuroradiologist.

Specialists

Dr. V. Anand

MD, DM (Neurology)

Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery deals with the surgical treatment of diseases of brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and cerebrovascular system.

Our neurosurgeons surgically treat a full range of neurological disorders in the areas of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and stroke. Other common neurological disorders treated at Medway hospitals are brain tumors, spinal neurosurgery, trigeminal neuralgia and nerve compression syndromes and peripheral nerve injury. At Medway, comprehensive treatment of injuries associated with brain, spine and spinal cord trauma are provided in collaboration with our emergency physicians, neurosurgeons, trauma service and the Critical Care unit team.

Specialists

Dr. Balamurugan

MS, MCh (Neurosurgery), FNS

Dr. Aravind

MBBS, MCh (Neurosurgery)

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics deals with medical care during pregnancy, labour, delivery and the immediate post delivery period of both the mother and the newborn.

Our obstetricians ensure that the mother and baby receive the best possible antenatal care to ensure that the delivery happens without complications and since we are equipped with a neonatal unit, the newborn receives expert care as well.

Gynecology diagnoses and treats diseases of the reproductive organs including cancer of the ovaries, uterus, cervix, vagina and fallopian tubes. A gynecologist also treats prolapse of the pelvic organs which usually presents in postmenopausal women with weakened pelvic muscles that cannot support the uterus or bladder properly.

Irregular and painful menstruation and other diseases pertaining to menopause may require surgical treatment as would disorders of the uterus like fibroids, etc. Our experienced gynecologists handle most of the surgical problems by laparoscopic surgery which leave only a minimal scar.

Common surgical gynaecological procedures done at Medway are tubal ligation, laparoscopic hysterectomy and Salpingo oophorectomy

Specialists

Dr. Rajamaheshwari

MD, DGO, MCH (Urology)

Dr. Deepa Ganesh

M.S, (OBG), F.MAS, D.MAS, FIMA, Dip. MIS (Germany),
Dip.ALS (France), Dip. ACG (USA)

Dr. J. Sri Vidhya

MD, DGO

Dr. Anusha Raaj

MBBS, MD, DNB (OBG)

Ophthalmology

Diseases of the eyeball and orbit are important health concerns and it becomes very relevant in an ageing population. Diagnosis and treatment of eye disease has become a major healthcare priority in recent times due to an increase in lifestyle diseases like diabetes, hypertension, etc., An ageing population means there are more and more incidences of age-related diseases of the eye, such as cataract, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. These eye diseases can be successfully treated if caught early, and can be managed effectively with existing treatments and medicines. Our team of trained ophthalmologists will take care of your visual and eye problems by arriving at the correct diagnosis and treating the problem effectively.

Specialists

Dr. Kumaran

MBBS, MS, DNB, MNAMS, MRCOPHTH (London)

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Treating diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the oral cavity surgically has become increasingly specialised especially with the advent of newer surgical techniques and dental prostheses. Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons surgically treat injuries of the face and maxillofacial region as well as associated structures.

At Medway, routinely carried out procedures include surgery to remove deeply impacted teeth, surgical treatment of oral cancer and facial trauma. Complex procedures like bone grafting or pre-prosthetic surgery to provide better anatomy for the placement of implants, dentures, or other dental prostheses are also done.

Specialists

Dr. Shanmugasundaram

BDS, MDS, FIBOMS, MBA, FAOCMF (Germany)

Dr. Ananthanarayanan

BDS, MDS

Dr. Jimson

BDS, MDS

Dr. Sakthivel

BDS, MDS (OMFS)

Dr. Nithin

BDS, MDS (Periodontist)

Orthopedics

Orthopedics deals with the treatment and rehabilitation of injuries or disorders of the bones and joints as well as the associated ligaments, joints and tendons. Our experienced orthopaedic specialists will help you maintain the health of your bones and joints. Some of the common treatments available at Medway are Spine care, hand surgery, fractures and trauma, ankle and foot surgery, Hip and knee replacement, Pain management, sports and rehabilitative medicine and physiotherapy. India’s first modular hip replacement surgery was carried out at Medway hospitals.

Medway is now specialised in PRP treatment for early osteoarthritis.

Specialists

Dr. I. Arun Kumar

MBBS, D Ortho,MRCS (Edin), MRCS (Glas), FRCS (Trauma&Ortho), M Ch (Ortho Liverpool)

Dr. Ravi Prasad

MBBS, MS (Ortho)

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Balaji P.S

MBBS, D.Ortho, M.S. Ortho (USAIM)

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is a specialty dealing with the reconstruction and the restoration of a body part which has been damaged by birth disorders, trauma, burns, and disease. Reconstructive plastic surgery aims to correct dysfunctional areas of the body and improve its functioning.

Common reconstructive procedures done at Medway are Cranio facial surgery, breast reconstruction surgery , burn and scars repair surgery along with skin grafting, congenital defects repair, cleft palate, extremity defect repair, lower extremity reconstruction, and hand surgery

Specialists

Dr. Murugesan

MS, M.Ch, FICS, FIMSA

Dr. Ramkumar

MS, MCh (Plastic surgery)

Pulmonology

Also known as chest medicine , this department deals in the diagnosis and treatment of Lung conditions and diseases. Some of the common conditions treated by our pulmonologists are chronic bronchitis, smoker’s cough, asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and also more complicated conditions like cystic fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease, carcinoma of the Lung, occupational lung disease,  pulmonary tuberculosis, sarcoidosis of the lungs, and SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome).

Specialists

Dr. Supraja

MBBS, DNB (Respiratory Medicine)

Vascular surgery

Vascular surgery encompasses surgical treatment for diseases of the arteries and veins including varicose veins. Vascular surgery also includes dialysis access surgery and transplant surgery. Some of the common vascular problems treated at Medway are Carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease and aortic aneurysm. Endovascular surgery, which is a form of minimally invasive surgery is nowadays used to treat vascular disease using balloons and stents. Our vascular surgeons are trained in open, complicated surgery and also in minimally invasive, endovascular procedures. High risk categories are smokers, diabetics, hypertensives and those with established peripheral vascular disease.

Specialists

Dr. Ilayakumar

MS, M.Ch (Vascular Surgery)

Dr. M.K. Ayyappan

MS, M Ch, FRCS

Urology

Urology deals with the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the urinary tract system in both males and females and the male reproductive organs. Organs covered in urology include the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, and the male reproductive organs.

At Medway, our urologists routinely manage medical conditions, such as urinary tract infections and benign prostatic hyperplasia, with surgical management of conditions such as bladder or prostate cancer, kidney stones, congenital abnormalities, traumatic injury, and stress incontinence.

Specialists

Prof. Ilamparuthy

MS, M.Ch (Urology)

Dr. Subramanian

MS, M.Ch (Urology)

Urogynecology

The female pelvic floor is the structure made up of muscles, ligaments, connective tissue and nerves and supports the female reproductive organs like the uterus and vagina, bladder and rectum. The pelvic floor is also vital to the functioning of these organs. When this pelvic floor is weakened or does not function properly, it can lead to pelvic floor disorders.

Urogynecology deals with the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders of the pelvic floor and is relatively a new subspecialty of urology and gynecology as it deals exclusively with the female pelvis.

Specialists

Dr. Rajamaheshwari

MD, DGO, MCH (Urology)

Psychiatry and Psychology

Psychiatry deals with the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders which includes various manifestations like behavioural changes, mood swings, perception and cognition. Psychiatry usually is divided into 3 general categories, mental illnesses, severe learning disabilities and personality disorders.

At Medway, patients are seen both as outpatients as well as admitted if it is warranted. Experienced psychiatrists’ perform a psychiatric assessment of the patient and advise medicine accordingly. Counselling and talk therapy by a senior psychologist is also available at Medway hospitals. Substance abuse with harmful and psychoactive substances including alcohol and drugs are expertly treated at Medway hospitals.

Specialists

Dr. V. S. Sissira

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)