Dr. G.Thirumalai Ganesan

MS, M.Ch, FRCS(Glasg), FRCS (Urol)(UK)

Sarayu Medical Center, Q-39, 6th Avenue
Anna Nagar, Chennai-40 (Near K4 Police Station)
Tel: +91-44-45550367/68/69,
+91-97909-60550, +91-98412-33777
Email: endouro@gmail.com

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Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan

MS, M.Ch, FRCS(Glasg), FRCS (Urol)(UK)
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Education Profile:

  • MBBS, 1978 -1984, Madras Medical College, Chennai 600003, Tamil Nadu, India
  • FRCS (Urology), Intercollegiate Board of Examinations, UK.
  • FRCS (General surgery) , Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • MCh (Urology), Dr.MGR Medical University
  • Diplomate of National Board, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
  • Master of Surgery, University of Madras

Quick Bio

Dr. Thirumalai Ganesan graduated from Madras Medical College in 1984 and completed his general surgical training in 1990 and urological training in 1993. He worked as an Assistant Professor at Stanley Medical College and Govt Stanley Hospital till 1995. Then he left for England for higher urological training. After getting FRCS from Royal College of Glasgow, Scotland, he was trained at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne in Endo-urology and Uro- oncology from 1996 to 2000. Then after acquiring FRCS (Urology) degree, he worked as a Consultant Urologist and lead clinician for Uro-oncology at Manchester Royal Infirmary, a 2000 bedded teaching Hospital, at Manchester, England from 2000 to 2002. He then returned to India and joined as a Consultant at Apollo Hospitals in 2003. The same year he went for preceptor ship in Laparsocopic urology in prestigious institutions, in the United States of America, like Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore), Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital (NewYork), Cleveland Hospital (Ohio), Indianapolis University Hospital (Indianapolis). He went to England in 2004 for a Fellowship in Laparoscopic Urology at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

He has presented papers in British Association of Urological Surgeons annual meeting at Harrogate and Glasgow, UK. He has also published papers in British Journal of Urology and Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. National Board of Examinations has appointed Dr Ganesan as one of the inspectors for Training at the national level. He inspects various centres across the country to certify the level of training given to the trainees. In Apollo Hospitals, he pioneered minimally invasive urology with procedures like per-cutaneous nephrolithotomy for kidney stones (keyhole surgery), Flexible ureteroscopy and laparoscopic nephrectomy. He was the first to perform a keyhole surgery for Prostate cancer in Tamil Nadu. In 2011, he had been to "Indianapolis" and "Celebration Bloom" at Orlando, United States for Advanced Robotic Training.

At present he is the Senior Consultant, Dept. of Urology ar Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. His areas of interest include minimally invasive urology in stone disease, urological cancers and endourology.

Post Senior Consultant
Speciality Urology
Hospital Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
Duration September 2011 - till Date
Sub- speciality Endo-urology, Laparoscopic urology, Uro-oncology
Post                            Senior Consultant and Head of Department  
Speciality                   Urology
Hospital                     Global Hospitals, Chennai
Duration                    October 2008 - September 2011
Sub- speciality           Endo-urology, Laparoscopic urology, Uro-oncology
Post                            Consultant 
Speciality                   Urology
Hospital                     Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
Duration                    January 2003 – September 2008
Sub- speciality           Endo-urology, Laparoscopic urology, Uro-oncology
Post                           Consultant 
Speciality                   Urology
Hospital                     Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester
Duration                                  October 2000 - December 2002
Sub-speciality           Uro-Oncology
Post                          Specialist Registrar
Speciality                  Urology
Hospital                    William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent 
Duration                   April 2000 - October 2000
Sub-speciality           Uro-Oncology
Post                          Specialist Registrar
Speciality                  Urology
Hospital                    Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
Duration                   1 September 1999 - February 2000 
Sub-speciality          Endo-urology
Post Specialist Registrar
Speciality                   Urology
Hospital                     Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
Duration                   1 March 1999 - 31 August 1999
Sub-speciality           Endo-urology
Post                            Specialist Registrar
Speciality                 Urology
Hospital                   Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
Duration                  1 September 1998 - 28 February 1999
Sub-speciality          Neuro-urology
Post Specialist Registrar
Speciality                  Urology
Hospital                    Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
Duration                    8 April 1998 - 31 August 1998
Sub-speciality            Female urology
Post                           Specialist Registrar
Speciality                  Urology
Hospital                    Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland
Duration                    1 August 1997 - 28 February 1998
Sub-speciality            Uro-Oncology, Andrology
Post                           Senior House Officer
Speciality                  Accident and Emergency
Hospital                    Hartlepool General Hospital, Hartlepool
Duration                    7 February 1996 - 6 August 1996

APPOINTMENTS IN INDIA

Post                            Assistant Professor
Speciality                   Urology
Hospital                     Stanley Medical College and Govt. Stanley Hospital
Duration                     March 1994 - August 1995
Post                            Senior Registrar
Speciality                   Urology
Hospital                     The Guest Hospital, Madras
Duration                     September 1993 - March 1994
Post                            Registrar (MCh Postgraduate) 
Speciality                   Urology
Hospital                     Madras Medical College and Govt. General Hospital
Duration                     September 1991 - August 1993
Post                            Assistant Surgeon
Hospital                     Tamil Nadu Medical Service
Duration                     April 1990 - August 1991
Post                            Registrar (MS Postgraduate)
Speciality                   General Surgery
Hospital                     Madras Medical College & Govt. General Hospital
Duration                     April 1987 - March 1990
Post                            General Medical Practitioner
Duration                     April 1985 - April 1987