Dr. Gomathi Shankar

Dr. Gomathi Shankar
Additional Professor
Medical Registration number: 
TNMC 76341
Academic Qualifications: 

M. S (General Surgery, Jipmer) DNB (General Surgery)
MCh (Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai)

Special Area of Interest: 
Breast conservation surgery, Oncoplastic surgeries, Sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer, High risk screening for breast cancer.
Cancer genetics,Neuroendocrine and endocrine tumours,Gastric cancer, Pancreatic cancer and ovarian cancer,Medical education.
  1. Effect of Peri-Operative Hyperoxygenation on Surgical Site Infection in Patients Undergoing Emergency Abdominal Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial July 2021, Surgical Infections 22(10)
  2. Diagnostic accuracy of Alvarado, RIPASA and Tzanakis scoring system in acute appendicitis: A prospective observational study.July 2021, Tropical Doctor 51(4)
  3. Does negative pressure wound therapy with saline instillation improve wound healing compared to conventional negative pressure wound therapy? - A randomized controlled trial in patients with extremity ulcers January 2021, Annals of Medicine and Surgery 61:73-80
  4. Desire for Information and Preference for Participation in Treatment Decisions in Patients With Cancer Presenting to the Department of General Surgery in a Tertiary Care Hospital in India February 2018  ,Journal of Global Oncology 4(4):1-10
  5. Prophylactic antibiotics in open mesh repair of inguinal hernia – A randomized controlled trial December 2010International Journal of Surgery (London, England) 8(6):444-7