Dr. Sivaprakash Rathanaswamy
Consultant Oncologist Surgeon
14 years experience
Al Nud, Sharjah
Dr. Sivaprakash Rathanaswamy is a Consultant Surgical Oncologist in the Department of Oncology at the Medcare Hospital, Sharjah. He graduated in medicine from the Madurai Medical College and subsequently obtained a Master’s degree in General Surgery from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India. He also has an M.Ch in Surgical Oncology from the renowned King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India.
He has many achievements to his name including a Fellowship from the American College of Surgeons (FACS - Gynae-Oncology) and the European Board of Surgery (FEBS-Surgical Oncology). He is a member of the Indian Association of Surgical Oncology, a life member of the Association of Surgeons of India, a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, and a member of the Emirates Oncology Society affiliated with Emirates Medical Association UAE.
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.
Areas of Expertise
Consultant Oncologist Surgeon
Medcare Hospital Sharjah
Consultant Surgical Oncology.
Apollo Specialty Hospital
Specialist Surgical Oncology
Zulekha Hospital Sharjah
Research & Publication
Indian J Vasc Endovasc Surg
National Journal of Maxillofacial surgery
Indian journal surgery
Emirates Insurance Co PSC
American College of Surgeons (FACS - Gynae-Oncology)
European Board of Surgery (FEBS-Surgical Oncology)
Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
Registration & License