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Dr M N Saravanan

Surgical Oncologist

11 Years Exp. Chennai

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Apollo Proton, Chennai

11 years of experience

MBBS, DNB (General Surgery), DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology)


2000 / consultation

About Dr M N Saravanan:

Dr Saravanan carries a valuable experience of over 10 years in Surgical Gastroenterology and specialises in minimally invasive surgery in Gastrointestinal and Hepatopancreaticobiliary Oncology. He is a National Board certified Gastrointestinal surgeon and has worked with some of the most reputed healthcare institutions across the country including GB Pant Institute, Delhi University and Gleneagles Global group of hospitals. Apart from his surgical skill sets, he is extremely keen on patient friendly endeavours with key emphasis on cancer prevention, early detection and health education.


MBBS from Dr D Y Patil Medical College, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India in 2002 , Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in General Surgery awarded by National Board of Examinations, New Delhi from BARC Hospital, Mumbai, India in 2008 , Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Surgical Gastroenterology awarded by National Board of Examinations, New Delhi from Global Hospitals, Hyderabad, India in 2011


Senior Consultant, Minimally Invasive, GI Surgery & GI Oncology at Gleneagles Health City, Chennai (2017 - 2019) Assistant Professor GI Surgery at GB Pant Institute of PGMER & MAMC, New Delhi (2014 - 2016) Senior Registrar GI Surgery at GB Pant Institute of PGMER & MAMC, New Delhi (2012 - 2014)


Associations of Surgeons of India (ASI) Indian Chapter of International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (IHPBA-I) Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASG) Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Areas of interest:

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Cancer .

Research publications:

Sundralingam, Usha & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Radhakrishnan, Ammu & Palanisamy, Uma. (2020). Ratite oils for local transdermal therapy of 4-OH Tamoxifen: Development, Characterization and Ex-vivo Evaluation. Journal of Liposome Research. 1-38. Sundralingam, Usha & Chakravarthi, Srikumar & Radhakrishnan, Ammu & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Palanisamy, Uma. (2020). Efficacy of Emu Oil Transfersomes for Local Transdermal Delivery of 4-OH Tamoxifen in the Treatment of Breast Cancer. Pharmaceutics. 12. 807. Kumar, Anand & Sathasivam, Thenapakiam & Paramasivam, Ragul & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Janarthanan, Pushpamalar. (2019). Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel pH-Sensitive Aluminum Crosslinked Carboxymethyl Tragacanth Beads for Extended and Enteric Drug Delivery. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. De Silva, Leanne Sabrina & Fu, Ju-Yen & Htar, Thet & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Kasbollah, Azahari & Wan Kamal, Wan Hamirul Bahrin & Chuah, Lay-Hong. (2019). Characterization, optimization, and in vitro evaluation of Technetium-99m-labeled niosomes. International Journal of Nanomedicine. Volume 14. 1101-1117. Elendran, Sumita & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Lee, Wang & Palanisamy, Uma. (2018). Permeability of the ellagitannin geraniin and its metabolites in a human colon adenocarcinoma Caco-2 cell culture model. Food & Function. 10. Heng, Jillian & Teng, Jia & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Janarthanan, Pushpamalar. (2018). Influence of Ispaghula and Zein Coating on Ibuprofen-Loaded Alginate Beads Prepared by Vibration Technology: Physicochemical Characterization and Release Studies. Scientia Pharmaceutica. 86. 24. Sathasivam, Thenapakiam & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Chuah, Lay & Janarthanan, Pushpamalar. (2018). Encapsulation of red palm oil in carboxymethyl sago cellulose beads by emulsification and vibration technology: Physicochemical characterization and in vitro digestion. Journal of Food Engineering. 231. Muniyandy, Saravanan. (2018). Radiation Cross-Linked Carboxymethyl Sago Pulp Discs for Sustained Drug Delivery: Ciprofloxacin Uptake and Physicochemical Characterization. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science. 8. Pierchala, Malgorzata & Makaremi, Maziyar & Tan, Hui Li & Janarthanan, Pushpamalar & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Solouk, Atefeh & Lee, Sui Mae & Pasbakhsh, Pooria. (2017). Nanotubes in nanofibers: Antibacterial multilayered polylactic acid/halloysite/gentamicin membranes for bone regeneration application. Applied Clay Science. 160. Dahlan, Nuraina & Janarthanan, Pushpamalar & Kumar, Anand & Muniyandy, Saravanan. (2017). Smart Hydrogel of Carboxymethyl Cellulose Grafted Carboxymethyl Polyvinyl Alcohol and Properties Studied for Future Material Applications. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 1-11. Kumar, Anand & Sathasivam, Thenapakiam & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Janarthanan, Pushpamalar & Langford, Steven & Yan, Lim. (2016). Optimizing Extraction of Cellulose and Synthesizing Pharmaceutical Grade Carboxymethyl Sago Cellulose from Malaysian Sago Pulp. Applied Sciences. 6. 170. Tan, Hui Li & Tan, Li & Wong, Yeon & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Hashim, Kamaruddin & Janarthanan, Pushpamalar. (2016). Dual crosslinked carboxymethyl sago pulp/pectin hydrogel beads as potential carrier for colon-targeted drug delivery. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 133. Tan, Hui Li & Wong, Yeon & Muniyandy, Saravanan & Hashim, Kamaruddin & Janarthanan, Pushpamalar. (2016). Carboxymethyl sago pulp/carboxymethyl sago starch hydrogel: Effect of polymer mixing ratio and study of controlled drug release. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2016.


Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Cancer .