Dr. Senthil kumar is a well-qualified and immensely trained surgical oncologist. He completed his super speciality training (M.ch surgical oncology) from Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), Mumbai. Apart from his 4 years of experience at TMH, he has also worked in some of research institutes like JIPMER, Pondicherry and Cancer Institute Adyar, Chennai. He has also obtained his fellowship in minimal access surgery.
Dr. Senthil has completed his under graduation (MBBS) from Tuticorin Medical College, Tuticorin. He completed his general surgery training (M.S) from Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore.
He has extensive training and experience in treating all types of malignancies like breast cancers, gynaecological cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, head and neck cancers, soft tissue cancers, urological cancers and thoracic cancers.
His areas of special interest include breast, gynae and gastrointestinal malignancies.
He is an expert in the field of breast conservation surgery for cancer breast and has special expertise in oncoplastic procedures of breast.
He also performs local flap reconstruction procedures of breast. Swelling of arm is a common disabling morbidity of axillary dissection following breast cancer surgery.
He is one of few surgical oncologists in the country to advocate sentinel lymph node biopsies routinely for all early breast cancers.
He routinely performs cytoreductive surgeries for cancer ovary and endometrium. He has special interest in laparoscopic gynae oncologic procedures.
He does fertility preserving cancer surgeries as and when possible. He specializes in the treatment of recurrent ovary cancers, where surgeries are extensive and requires multi organ resection.
His other area of excellence is in treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers like esophagus, pancreas, stomach, colon and rectum.
He has keen interest in minimally invasive colorectal surgeries and sphincter preserving rectal cancer procedures. Even in advanced GI cancers with help of latest chemo and radiotherapy facilities at MIOT, tumor shrinkage is achieved and he does brilliant conservative surgeries for all types of cancers.
He routinely performs all advanced and complex procedures like HIPEC, total exoneration of pelvis, retroperitoneal lymph node dissections(RPLND), esophagectomies, Whipple’s procedure, composite resections of oral cavity cancer to name a few. At MIOT, all these major procedures are performed with least morbidity and hence we have excellent cure rates.