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Dr Siddhartha Chakravarthy – MBBS, MS, MCh
Consultant Endocrine and Breast Onco-Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills.
He completed his MCh in Endocrine and Breast surgery at the prestigious Christian Medical College, Vellore.
He worked as a consultant in the department of Endocrine & Breast Surgery, CMC Vellore, and has extensive experience in performing thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and breast surgeries.
He is an expert laparoscopic surgeon, specializes in minimally invasive procedures including scarless thyroidectomy (TOETVA) and retroperitonioscopic adrenalectomy. He has numerous publications and has presented papers in various national and international forums.
He has undergone training at reputed international centers in Sydney, Seoul, and Bangkok.
Education and Experience
September 2018 till date: Consultant Endocrine and Breast Onco-Surgeon, Apollo hospital
September 2015 to August 2018: Consultant Endocrine and Breast Onco-Surgeon
Department of Endocrine and Breast-Surgery Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
February 2012 to August -15: Senior Registrar Endocrine Surgery,
Department of Endocrine Surgery & Breast Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
Aug’10 to Feb’12: Consultant in General and Head and Neck Cancer
Department of General Surgery and Head and Neck Cancer, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
Aug ’09 to Aug’10: Assistant Professor, General Surgery, Dr.Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College and Hospital, Karakoram, Kerala, India
Aug ’12 to Aug’15 MCh Senior Registrarcandidate (Fellow):
Endocrine Surgery, MGR University of Health Sciences Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
July ’05 to July ’08 Post Graduate Trainee (MS Master of General Surgery)
NTR University of Health Sciences, Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh India.
MS DISSERTATION: Evaluation of Modified Alvarados score in acute appendicitis.
April ’04 to April ’05 Resident Doctor: Medi-Kid Pediatric Speciality Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
Mar ‘03 to Mar ’04 Internship: NTR University of Health Sciences, Mamata Medical College, Khammam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
1998 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.): NTR University of Health Sciences, Mamata Medical College, Khammam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Dr.Siddhartha worked as a Consultant in the Endocrine and Breast Surgery unit at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore. CMC&H, Vellore is a 2000-bedded tertiary care teaching hospital in South India. It has consistently been ranked among the top institutes in the country for patient care, as well as for academic and research activities.
The unit is one of the reputed departments in this field in the country. It consists of four consultants three MCh trainees and one or two MS general surgery post-graduates. His experience included surgeries on the thyroid gland, parathyroid, adrenal gland, extra-adrenal phaeochromocytomas, paragangliomas, endocrine tumors of the pancreas, and advanced laparoscopic surgeries. Surgeries of the breast included operations for both benign diseases and malignancies of the breast. Dr.Siddhartha has performed thyroid surgeries, parathyroid surgeries, and breast surgeries during his tenure at this institution.
During his tenure in this unit, Dr.Siddhartha performed general surgical work (both elective and emergency procedures) as well as basic laparoscopic surgeries.
He also performed various kinds of block dissections and composite resections for oral malignancies.
He was also involved with teaching undergraduates, interns as well as postgraduate students.
Papers Presented at conferences
VyagareshwaruduMemorial award paper presentation: XXIV Annual Conference and South Zone Conference APASICON 2006, 8th, 9th & 10th September. Corrosive strictures of pyloric antrum- Billroth 1 gastrectomy? The surgical procedure of choice”.
Poster presentation: Is it necessary to perform a routine preoperative laryngoscopic examination before thyroidectomy – SGPGI Lucknow. 2013.
“Ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration cytology in thyroid nodule > 1cm”, 14 TH Congress of the Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons, in Negombo, 2014, Sri Lanka.
Awards and Publications
1 st prize for poster presentation “Is it necessary to perform a routine preoperative laryngoscopic examination before thyroidectomy” – 11th Postgraduate Endocrine Surgery Course 2013, SGPGI Lucknow.
Professor S.Vittal Best Paper Award at 75th Annual Conference of Associations of Surgeons of India (ASI) held at Gurgaon on 19th December-2015.
Thyroidectomy Audit: Effects of Specialised, High Volume Work on Key Performance Indicators. Indian Journal of Surgery. 10.1007/s12262-018-1820-6. Cherian Anish & Chakravarthy Siddhartha & Muhammed Noamaan & Chinadurai, Suchitra & Gowri Mahasampath & Mazhuvanchary Jacob Paul & Thomas Abraham Deepak. (2018)
Evidence-Based Endocrine Surgery Springer, 24-Sep-2018 Chapter on Medullary thyroid carcinoma: Siddhartha Chakravarthy, MJ Paul.
Ultrasound-guided Fine-needle Aspiration Cytology along with Clinical and Radiological Features in Predicting Thyroid Malignancy in Nodules ≥1 cm. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2018
Chakravarthy NS, Chandramohan A, Prabhu AJ, Gowri M, Mannam P, Shyamkumar NK, Naik D, Cherian AJ, Thomas N, Paul MJ, Abraham D. Sep-Oct;22(5):597-604. doi: 10.4103/ijem.IJEM_1_18. PubMed PMID: 30294566; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6166559.
Ramakant P, Chakravarthy S, Cherian JA, Abraham DT, Paul MJ. Challenges in the management of phyllodes tumors of the breast: A retrospective analysis of 150 patients. Indian J Cancer. 2013 Oct-Dec;50(4):345-8.
Chylothorax Following Thyroid Surgery: A Report of Two Cases and Review of
Management Strategies. Siddhartha Chakravarthy N, Johnraj Kishore, Inian Samarasam, Birla Roy Gnanamuthu, Mj Paul. Accepted for publication World Journal of Endocrine Surgery, September-December 2014
Preserving laryngeal nerves and parathyroid glands in thyroid surgery. Siddhartha Chakravarthy, Anish Jacob Cherian, MJ Paul, Deepak Abraham. The third edition of the Cutting Edge Journal 2017, Division of Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
Manager ent strategies for retrosternal goiters. Siddhartha Chakravarthy, Anish Jacob Cherian, MJ Paul, Deepak Abraham. The third edition of the Cutting Edge Journal 2017, Division of Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
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