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    Dr. Rau's distinctions Professor and Head of Dept. of Surgery, Director of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute University Hospital, deemed University, Chennai. Professor Emeritus - Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University President of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons for 1998 - 2000 Visiting Professor Khon Kaen University, Thailand Faculty Member for the Annual Post Graduate Course of International Gastro-Surgical Club in Athens, Greece Founder Chairman International Gastro-Surgical Club, Indian Chapter, Head Quarters, Athens, Greece. Selected Col. Pandalai Orator, Association of Surgeons of India for 1998. President Elect 2001-2003 Asian Society of Hepato Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery President Elect 2001-2003 International Laser Society for Medicine and Surgery Member of Publication Committee and Research Committee of Organisation Mandiale D'Endoscopic Digestive Member Asian Pacific Zone of the Organisation Mondiale D'Endoscopies Council Digestive Member Executive Committee of International Society of Laser Awards and achievements: Won the Dr. B.C. Roy National Award for the year 1997 - recognising the best talents in encouraging the development of specialities in different branches in Medicine. Education: M.B.B.S - Madras University (First Rank) M.S. - Madras University F.R.C.S. (England) F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh) F.I.A.M.S. (Fellow of the Indian Academy of Medical Sciences) F.A.C.G. (USA) F.I.C.S. (USA) Dr. Rau specialises in GI Surgery, Therapeutic GI Endoscopy, Laser and Laparoscopic Surgery. Distinction : Johnston Gold Medal for the best outgoing student in M.B.B.S. from Madras Medical College Dr. Masilamani Medal Chipperfield's Gold Medal for proficiency in Surgery Dr. Nair's Gold Medal Dr. Rangachari Gold Medal Dr. A. Srinivasan's GoldMedal Hon. RamaBadra Naidu's Gold Medal for proficiency in Medicine Allan Even's Grant Prize POSITIONS: Hon. Secretary : Association of Surgeons of India - 1989-91 Hon. Treasurer : Association of Surgeons of India - 1992-95 President Association of Surgeons of India - 1997 Honorary Asst. Surgeon, Govt. General Hospital, Chennai - 1965-73 Honorary Asst. Professor in Surgery, Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1965-73 Honorary Surgeon at the Government Royapettah Hospital - 1974-93 Honorary Professor in Surgery, Kilpauk Medical College - 1974-93 Consultant Surgeon and Endoscopist at the Perambur Railway Hospital - 1980-90 Founder Member of the Association of Surgeons of South East Asia Founder Member of Elsa (Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia) Council Member of ARLAMS (Asia Pacific Laser Application in Medicine and Surgery) Founder Fellow of the Indian Medical Association, Academy of Medical Specialities President of the Society of Gastro Intestinal Endoscopy of India - 1985 Past Vice President of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology Hon. Professor in Oncology Cancer Institute - Adyar, Chennai for 1980 - 1995 President of Indian Endoscopic Society for 1995 President of Indian Association of Surgical Gastro Enterology for 1995 President Indian Society of Gastroenterology for 1996 Medical Director, Willingdon Hospital, Chennai for 1967-1997 Participated in Seminars in India and Abroad Examiner for M.B.B.S. and M.S. Madras, Bharathiar and Utkal Universities.

Questions Answered by me

The varicose veins are treated in the following options

  • Determine that the deep veins are patent

  • If they are patent, at...
  • Answered on : 20 Jan 2011

    The surgery for fissure-details are required. Probably the wound has not healed.
    Constipation will aggravate the pain and delay healing....

    Answered on : 20 Jan 2011

    The closing of veins after multiple haemodialysis is common. Jugular and subclavian veins are the usual ones used. Vascular surgeon can be...

    Answered on : 10 Aug 2010

    Delayed wound healing could be due to many causes like local infection, underlying dead tissue, specific infections, poor blood supply, anaemia or...

    Answered on : 22 Jun 2010

    Your sister has varicose veins of the leg with deep vein thrombosis as reported in the Doppler study. There are no symptoms, complications (...

    Answered on : 13 Feb 2010

    You have epididymitis following prostatic infection. You are likely to have been infected by your wife's vaginal infection. She should be cleared...

    Answered on : 29 Jan 2010

    From the information provided, I presume he had acute pancreatitis with pseudo cyst formation. Whether the cyst was drained through the pancreatic...

    Answered on : 25 Mar 2009

    You should go to an experienced head and neck surgeon who has done parotidectomies regularly.

    Answered on : 18 Jul 2006

    1. The cost for the surgery will depend on the surgeon, Hospital and mode of surgery. Govt. hospitals should do it free, private hospitals will...

    Answered on : 28 Jun 2006

    To answer your queries one by one:
    1. The duration of the operation will be around 45-90 minutes. The cost will be dependent upon the...

    Answered on : 03 May 2006
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