Dr. Kannan S

Designation of Dr. Kannan S

Dr. Kannan S 
Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist; Skull Base Surgeon; Surgical Oncologist
Senior Consultant
Apollo Cancer Institutes, Chennai

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Kannan S

  • Dr. Kannan S is a prominent Otorhinolaryngologist in India with nearly 18 years of experience.
  • He holds a position as a Consultant Head and Neck Oncosurgeon in Apollo Cancer Institutes, Chennai.
  • Being an MS and MBBS in Surgical Oncology, his interests led him to treat many ENT problems.
  • He published several papers related to the same. He regularly attends conferences in his field and has also been awarded for his work.

Dr. S Kannan’s Expertise

  • Hearing Deficiency Assessment
  • Infratemporal fossa clearance
  • Laryngeal Surgery and voice rehabilitation
  • Mandibular and tongue surgeries and reconstruction
  • Nasal Polypectomy
  • Nasofibrolaryngoscopy
  • Nasofriboscopia
  • Neck dissection
  • Paranasal sinus tumor
  • Parapharyngeal tumor excision
  • Skull base surgery – endoscopic, open, and lateral
  • Thyroid and salivary gland surgery

Work Experience of Dr. Kannan S

  • More than 18 years of experience
  • Senior Consultant – Surgical Oncology in Apollo Hospital, Chennai from 2013
  • Head of Neck Oncology Department, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel

Dr. S Kannan’s Qualifications

  • MBBS from Dr. MGR Medical University (TNMGRMU), Chennai (2003)
  • MS – Oncology from Dr. MGR Medical University (TNMGRMU), Chennai (2007)

Memberships of Dr. Kannan S

  • Indian Medical Association
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  • Federation of Head and Neck Oncology
  • Tamil Nadu Medical Council

Awards & Recognitions received by Dr. Kannan S

  • Offered demonstrations in symposiums such as “Prospective Study Assessing Outcomes Of Post Laryngectomy Voice Rehabilitation Using Tracheoesophageal Prosthesis (Tep) – A Tertiary Referral Centre Experience” in 12th Asia-Oceania Otolaryngology Congress held at Aotea Centre, Auckland New Zealand from 1st – 4th March 2011

Publications of Dr. Kannan S


  • “Tuberculosis Masquerading As Oral Malignancy”- Indian Journal of Medical And Paediatric Oncology Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol. 2011 Jul-Sep; 32(3): 180–182.
  • “Guidelines For Head & Neck Cancers- Oral Cavity” Evidence-Based Management Of Cancers In India– 2012
  • “Tongue Flap Revisited”- Journal Of Cancer Research And Therapeutics 2013 Apr-June 9(2):215-8

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