Dr Sivasanker Masillamany is currently Assistant Professor in Surgical Oncology in JIPMER, Pondicherry. He has graduated from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research in 2005. Subsequently he obtained his Masters in General Surgery from the same Institute in 2010. He was conferred Prof B.N.Balakrishna Rao Endowment award for securing highest rank in M.S. General surgery in JIPMER for the year 2010. He underwent higher surgical training in the field of Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Centre , Mumbai and has been awarded MCh degree in Surgical Oncology in 2015. Subsequently he has worked as a Faculty in Surgical Oncology at Cancer Institute(WIA), Adyar, Chennai before joining in JIPMER.He has many international and national conference presentations in the field of Head and Neck Oncology ,Breast Oncology and Gastrointestinal Oncology . He was member of the Core committee of National Cancer Grid(NCG) in Gastrointestinal Oncology as part of Evidence Based Medicine conference held in Tata Memorial Centre in 2016 for framing guidelines for the management of Gastrointestinal cancers in India.He is also member of the ISGPS(International Study Group Of Pancreatic Surgery) which is actively involved in framing consensus guidelines and position statements in the field of pancreatic surgery .He is also member of the European Pancreatic Club.