Dr. Rajasundaram

Dr. Rajasundaram
Dr. Rajasundaram

Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Perumbakkam, Chennai


Dr. Rajasundaram 
Director, Institute of Oncology and HOD of Surgical Oncology
Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Perumbakkam, Chennai, India 

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Rajasundaram is a highly successful and experienced Surgical Oncologist with great expertise in performing laparoscopic cancer surgeries.
  • He has over 25 years of experience in Surgical Oncology and has performed more than 15,000 cancer-related surgeries till date.
  • His expertise lies in the treatment of various types of cancers including organ cancers, solid cancers, blood cancers, inherited cancers and benign tumors.
  • Dr. Rajasundaram has spent several years as a teacher and trainer of Surgical Oncology. He has been part of various medical institutes and helped the department of Oncology to take up complex and risky cases.
  • His love for research can be seen in his numerous publications in renowned peer-reviewed national and international journals. He also takes part in medical and scientific conferences and meetings in India and overseas.
  • He is highly dedicated towards providing the best cancer treatment and is the best oncology surgeon to use laparoscopic surgery for treating his patients successfully.
  • He regularly gets invited to deliver lectures and speak on various occasions both on a national and global basis. He is recognized worldwide for his work and is a member of various medical associations.


  • Laparoscopic cancer surgery for brain, head and neck, lungs, breast, thyroid, Esophagus, bile duct, bladder
  • Laparoscopic and Traditional surgery for different types of complex and high risk cancers
  • Bone and joint replacement for cancer patients, spinal cancer treatment
  • Gastro-intestinal, Gynecological, Genito-urinary cancers treatment
  • Treatment and management of cancers of solid organs, inherited cancers, blood cancers (Leukemia and Lymphoma)

Work Experience

  • Director and HOD of Surgical Oncology at Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Perumbakkam, Chennai since 2016
  • Director of Oncology at SRM Institutes of Medical Sciences, Chennai from 2014 to 2016
  • Professor and HOD of Surgical Oncology at Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Medical Science, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
  • Senior Consultant of Surgical Oncology at Apollo Hospital, Chennai from 2002 to 2014
  • Professor of Surgical Oncology at Raja Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Chennai from 2002 to 2009
  • Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology at the Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai from 2000 to 2002
  • Special Trainee of Vascular Surgery at Government General Hospital, Chennai from 1997 to 1998


  • MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1991
  • MS in General Surgery from Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1997
  • DNB in General Surgery from National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 1997
  • MCh in Surgical Oncology from Cancer Institute (WIA), Dr. Murthulakshmi College of Oncological Sciences, Dr. M G R Medical University
  • Fellowship of the Association of Surgeons of India, 2005
  • Fellowship of the Association of Minimal Access Surgery, 2007


  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Association of Radio Oncologists of India
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Indian Society of Oncology
  • European Society of Medical Oncologists
  • Obstetric and Gynecological Society of Southern India

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