Dr. Sivaprakash Rathanaswamy


Surgical Oncologist

Dr. Rathanaswamy has a rich experience in the field of surgical oncology. He commenced his career as a Senior Resident in Surgical Oncology at the well-known Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, followed by a stint as a Senior Medical Officer in the Department of Emergency PGI, Chandigarh and as an Assistant Professor in the Department of General Surgery SMVMCH, Pondicherry, all in India. He also served as a Senior Resident in Surgical Oncology at the Apollo Specialty Cancer Centre and KGMC, Lucknow, both in India. He worked as a Senior Consultant in Surgical Oncology at Apollo Specialty Cancer Centre before moving to UAE as a Consultant Surgical Oncologist at Zulekha Hospital.

Dr. Rathanaswamy has successfully treated an extensive range of cancers with the latest technology and procedures. In the treatment for breast cancer, he uses breast conservation surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy, oncoplastic surgery and immediate reconstruction. Procedures used for gynaecological cancers include ovary cytoreduction, HIPEC, Wertheim’s hysterectomy and fertility preservation surgeries. To manage gastrointestinal cancers, Dr. Rathanaswamy follows procedures like esophagectomy, D2 gastrectomy, colectomy, sphincter sparing surgery and abdominoperineal resection. For hepatobiliary pancreatic cancers, he has effectively used the Whipple procedure, radical cholecystectomy and hepatectomy. He has treated head and neck cancers by doing an oral cancer resection reconstruction, laryngectomy, thyroidectomy, and parotidectomy. He uses limb salvage surgery for bone and soft tissue sarcomas; for lung cancer, he performs procedures like lobectomy, pneumonectomy and metastasectomy. In the treatment of genitourinary cancers, he uses the latest procedures like radical nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, radical cystectomy with reconstruction, penectomy, and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND).

He is proficient at performing minimal access surgeries like laparoscopic colectomy, anterior resection, Wertheim’s hysterectomy and nephrectomy.

Dr. Rathanaswamy has the distinction of having presented papers at various national and international conferences. He speaks English, Hindi, Malayalam, and Tamil.

Surgical Oncologist
Sharjah - Medcare Hospital
Years of Experience
14 Years

MBBS, Madurai Medical college

MS (General Surgery), Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh

M.Ch (Surgical Oncology), King George's Medical University, Lucknow

FACS(Gynae Oncology), Fellow of American College of Surgeons

FEBS(Surgical Oncology) Fellow of European Board of Surgery

Presented papers in various national & international conferences

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