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Dr. A.C. Senthil Kumar

MBBS, MS, MRCS (Surgery in General), DNB (Gen. Surgery), Mch (Surgical Oncology), DNB (Surgical Oncology)
Consultant Surgical Oncologist
Specialist: Surgical Oncology

About Dr. A.C. Senthil Kumar Consultant Surgical Oncologist

Dr. A.C. Senthil Kumar is a distinguished Consultant Surgical Oncologist at VS Hospitals with a comprehensive background in the management and surgical treatment of various malignancies.

His clinical expertise encompasses a broad range of cancers including:

Breast Cancer: Specializes in breast conservation surgery and oncoplastic procedures, along with local flap reconstruction. Advocates for sentinel lymph node biopsies to minimize post-operative morbidity.

Gynaecological Cancers: Proficient in laparoscopic oncologic procedures, fertility-preserving surgeries, and extensive recurrent ovarian cancer surgeries.

Gastrointestinal Cancers: Focuses on minimally invasive and sphincter-preserving techniques for colorectal cancers, and performs advanced surgeries like esophagectomies and the Whipple procedure.

Other Areas: Includes treatment of head and neck cancers, soft tissue cancers, urological cancers, and thoracic cancers. Expert in cytoreductive surgeries and HIPEC for peritoneal malignancies.

Areas of Special Interest:

Breast Cancer: Breast conservation and innovative reconstructive techniques to enhance post-surgical functional and aesthetic outcomes.

Gastrointestinal Cancers: Emphasis on conservative surgical approaches facilitated by the latest chemo and radiotherapy technologies.

Peritoneal Carcinomatosis: Routinely performs peritonectomy combined with HIPEC, providing a critical option for patients with advanced disease.

Surgical Proficiencies:

HIPEC and Peritonectomy: Regularly performs for peritoneal carcinomatosis.

Advanced Pelvic and Abdominal Procedures: Includes total exenteration, retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, and complex multi-organ resections.

Conservative and Minimally Invasive Surgeries: For early-stage and locally advanced cancers to reduce morbidity and enhance recovery.

Professional Philosophy:

Dr. Senthil Kumar is committed to providing state-of-the-art surgical care that optimizes tumor removal while preserving quality of life. His approach combines rigorous surgical precision with compassionate care, tailored to the individual needs of each patient.

Dr. Kumar is a key member of VS Hospitals’ Center of Excellence in Comprehensive Cancer Care in Chennai, where he contributes to the institution’s reputation for high cure rates and excellent patient outcomes. His work is driven by a mission to integrate the latest technological advancements in surgical oncology with clinical practices that prioritize patient safety and recovery.

Dr. A.C. Senthil Kumar’s distinguished career in surgical oncology is marked by a dedicated pursuit of excellence in the surgical treatment of cancer. His expertise and innovative approaches to oncologic surgeries have made significant contributions to the field and have been instrumental in improving the lives of countless patients facing cancer diagnoses.


M.B.B.S  :  Kilpauk Medical College - 2003

MS : Madras Medical  College - 2007

MRCS (Surgery in General) : Royal College of Surgery, Edinburgh, UK – 2007

DNB (Gen. Surgery) : National Board of Examinations, New Delhi – 2008

Mch (Surgical Oncology) : Dr.Muthulakshmi College of Oncological Sciences , Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai – 2012

DNB (Surgical Oncology) : National Board of Examinations, New Delhi – 2013

Fellowships Awarded

Fellowship in Advanced Laparascopic and Robotic Onco-Surgery – 2014


20+ Years


Surgical Oncology


Surgical Oncology