Dr G Sivakumar M.S., FICS, FAIS
Dr.G.Sivakumar MS.,FICS.,FAIS,a Senior General and Vascular Surgeon, has a keen interest in teaching and has been teaching many undergraduates and postgraduates in surgery. He graduated from Stanley Medical College in 1975 and got his masters degree in surgery in March 1980. He has won many gold medals and proficiency prizes. He is the recipient of National Merit Scholarship, NCERT Scholarship and CSIR Research Fellowship. He has submitted a Research paper on Tumour Immunology to the CSIR.
He is the co-author of a surgical book in Tamil brought out by Tamil Valarchi Kazhagam He has authored a book in Tamil on the foot care for diabetic patients. He has been in the Tamil Nadu Medical Service in the surgical faculty for the last 20 years.
He has participated and presented surgical papers in various national and international conferences. He is the co-author of the paper titled Phenytoin Sodium powder in the healing of Diabetic Foot ulcers, in Diabetes Care of the American medical association. He was involved in reciprocal research with The Health Foundation (Dreyfus ) New York.
He has conducted many health camps. He is a consultant at BSS Hospital, Chennai Kaliappa Hospital and Priya Nursing Home, Chennai. He has a keen interest in the salvage of the foot in the diabetics. He has launched a movement called PADHAM (acronym of Prevention of Amputation in Diabetics,Health Awareness and Management), to avert amputations in diabetics. The aim the movement is to spread the message of foot care to the masses through lectures, seminar and health camps.
He is also a visiting faculty teaching the postgraduate students in medical technology.
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