Dr. Vaithiswaran Velayoudam


Dr. Vaithiswaran Velayoudam

Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
12 years
MBBS, M.S (General Surgery), MRCS
From INR 2000/ consultation


Dr. Vaithiswaran is an eminent Surgical Oncologist specialising in Gastrointestinal and HPB cancers. His area of expertise is in Minimally Invasive management of cancers of the gastro- intestinal tract, the liver and the pancreas.He received his medical and surgical training from distinguished institutions in the country such as JIPMER and AIIMS. He has a rich experience of over 12 years in the field of surgical oncology.


Minimally Invasive (key-hole) radical surgery for
  • Esophageal cancers
  • Colorectal cancers
  • Stomach cancers
  • Pancreatic cancers
  • Liver cancers

Experience Details

  • Former Assistant Professor in Department of Surgical Oncology at NIMS, Hyderabad.
  • Former Consultant Surgeon in Minimally Invasive and GI surgery, GEM hospital, Coimbatore.
  • Former Senior consultant and Head, Department of Minimally Invasive and GI surgery, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai.
  • Performed Live surgical demonstrations in national and state conferences.
  • Focus on multi-modality and Tumor board based management on GI and HPB cancers.
  • Focus on Early recovery protocols (ERAS) after major surgeries of GI and HPB cancers.


MBBS, M.S (General Surgery), MRCS

Education Details

  • Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from JIPMER, Pondicherry, India in 1998.
  • Master of Surgery (MS) in General Surgery from JIPMER, Pondicherry, India in 2003.
  • MRCS from Glasgow, UK in 2006.
  • Senior Residency in Surgical Oncology- AIIMS, New Delhi 2004 to 2008.


Research / Publication

  • Invited faculty in many National and International conferences.
  • Co-authored landmark articles in the field of minimally invasive surgery for GI cancers which are published in peer reviewed journals.
  • More than twenty abstract publications in International conferences.
  • Faculty at skill courses conducted by National Associations – IAGES, IASG, AMASI.
  • Presented over 15 papers at International conferences.
  • Fellowships: Fellow of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India, Fellow of Association of Surgeons of India.
  • Best of Videos Presentation: IASG, Pune 2015.
  • Best Paper: IASG, Hyderabad 2009.
  • Best Paper: ISDE, Kagoshima 2010 (Co- Author).
  • Best Videos session: IAGES Hyderabad 2017.
  • Certificate of Honour (MBBS) in Microbiology, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Preventive and Social Medicine and Biochemistry.