Dr. Shiva Kumar Kuppuswamy is a leading consultant Surgical Oncologist of Coimbatore practicing at Royal Care
. Finishing his MBBS in 1999 from the prestigious Mysore University he undertook comprehensive training at Bangalore in MS General Surgery and MCh Surgical Oncology from the renowned Rajiv Gandhi University ‘of Health Sciences in Bangalore.
Dr. Shiva Kumar Kuppuswamy started his Consultancy at the World renowned St John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, and worked with dedication and climbed the ladder to become Professor and Head of the Department of Surgical Oncology.
During his tenure at St John's Medical College Hospital, he was instrumental in building up the Department.
He was successful in establishing a high level of training and was successful in stating Super-specialty
courses in Surgical Oncology (both DNB and MCh courses). He was the principal investigator in multiple research.
He had a great interest in the well-being of the community and had organized several awareness talks and community Screening programs.
He is also a respected Examiner for various universities for DNB and MCh Surgical Oncology examinations.
Later he moved to Vellammal Specialty Hospital, Madurai where he established the Department of Surgical Oncology and raised it from a grass root level to become one of the finest Surgical oncology centers in Madurai.
In 2019 Dr. Shiva Kumar Kuppuswamy was invited to join PSG Super-specialty Hospital in Coimbatore. In November 2022 Dr. Shiva Kumar Kuppuswamy joined Royal Care Hospitals, Coimbatore as Consultant in Surgical Oncology.
The most common cancer surgeries performed include Mastectomies, Breast Conservation Surgeries, Stomach Cancer Surgeries, Colon Cancer Surgeries, Pancreas Cancer Surgeries, Ovaries Cancer Surgeries, Uterus Cancer Surgeries, Bone and Soft Tissue Cancers Surgeries, HIPEC Surgeries, Head and Neck cancers, Oral Cancer Surgeries, Thyroid Cancer Surgeries, and Lung Cancer Surgeries.
Oncoplasty (an advanced form of Breast Conservation Surgery)
HIPEC and Head & Neck Cancer Surgeries
Presently he is one of the Senior Surgical Oncologists in Coimbatore with more than 20yrs of experience in serving patients.
He has treated more than 15,000 cancer patients and has performed more than 5,000 advanced cancer Surgeries.
His skills have been widely appreciated by his colleagues and he is considered to be a complete team man.
He has made several presentations at national and international meetings on cancer and has many publications on the subject of cancer and cancer surgeries.