Dr.Sudharsanan S

Dr. S. Sudharsanan
Associate Professor
Medical Registration number: 
TNMC 95843
OPD Timing: 
Saturday - 9 am to 2pm
Academic Qualifications: 


Special Area of Interest: 
Gastro-oncology, Hepatopancreatico-biliary
  1. Sudharsanan S, Sreenath GS, Sureshkumar S, Vijayakumar C, Sujatha S, Kate V. Does Fine Needle Aspiration Microbiology Offer Any Benefit Over Wound Swab in Detecting the Causative Organisms in Surgical Site Infections? Wounds 2017;29(9):255–261.
  2. Elamurugan TP, Sudharsanan S, Shanmugam D, Sreenath GS, Kate V. Knowledge and attitude of medical students on brain death and organ donation. Int J Emerg Med 2014; 7: O5.
  3. Vijayakumar C, Elamurugan TP, Sudharsanan S, Jagdish S. Factors Hindering Practice of Day Care Surgery in a Tertiary Care Centre in Southern India. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2017 Jun, Vol-11(6): PC05-PC07.
  4. Gayathri R, Elamurugan TP, Vishnu Kanth G,  Sudharsanan S, Manwar Ali S. Prevalence of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in Bronchial asthma patients. International Journal of Medical and Health Research 2017;3(4): 85-8.
  5. Saurabh S, Kumar SG, Sahu SK, Thapaliya S, Sudharsanan S, Vasanthan T. Use of insecticide-treated bednets in an urban coastal area of Puducherry, India: a cross-sectional study. J  Public Health 2013;57(4):276-9.
  6. Sureshkumar S, Vignesh N, Venkatachalam J, Vijayakumar C, Sudharsanan S. Clinical Tests Combined with Color Doppler Versus Color Doppler Alone in Identifying Incompetent Perforator Veins of the Lower Limb: A Prospective Analytical Study. Cureus 10(1): e2026. DOI 10.7759/cureus.2026.
  7. Rajnish K, Sureshkumar S, Ali M S, Vijayakumar C, Sudharsanan S, Palanivel C. Harmonic Scalpel-Assisted Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy vs. Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy - A Non-randomized Control Trial. Cureus 10(1): e2084. DOI 10.7759/cureus.2084.
  8. Jayapalareddy V, Sureshkumar S, Vijayakumar C, Anandhi A, Sudharsanan S, Shyama P, Palanivel C. Concurrent Chemoradiation Affects the Clinical Outcome of Small Bowel Complications Following Pelvic Irradiation: Prospective Observational Study from a Regional Cancer Center .Cureus 10(3): e2317. DOI 10.7759/Cureus.2317.
  9. Sureshkumar S, Jubel K, Ali M S, Vijayakumar C, Anandhi A, Sudharsanan S, Palanivel C. Comparing Surgical Site Infection and Scar Cosmesis Between Conventional Linear Skin Closure Versus Purse-string Skin Closure in Stoma Reversal - A Randomized Controlled Trial .Cureus 10(2): e2181. DOI 10.7759/Cureus.2181.
  10. Balasubramanian G, Vijayakumar C, Sistla SC, Badhe AS, Karthikeyan VS, Raj Kumar N, Sudharsanan S. Postoperative analgesia following elective abdominal surgery: a prospective observational study IntSurg J 2017;4:2710-6.
  11. Sudharsanan S, Elamurugan T, Vijayakumar C, et al. (March 26, 2017) An Unusual Cause of Small Bowel Obstruction: A Case Report. Cureus 9(3): e1116. DOI 10.7759/cureus.1116.
  12. Sudharsanan S, Vijayakumar C, Dharanya S, Elamurugan TP, Manwar AS. A Rare Case of Carcinoma in the Thyroglossal Duct Cyst of an Elderly Patient. Cureus 2017; 9(6): e1365. doi:10.7759/cureus.1365.
  13. Sudharsanan S, Vijayakumar C, Manish K, et al. (July 13, 2017) Anal Canal Gas Gangrene in Aplastic Anaemia: Rare yet Lethal Entity - A Caveat. Cureus 9(7): e1469. DOI 10.7759/cureus.1469.
  14. Dharanya S, Vijayakumar C, Sudharsanan S, Jagdish S. A Rare Case Report of a Paratesticular Fibrous Pseudotumor Mimicking a Hydrocele. Cureus 2017 9(8): e1565. DOI 10.7759/cureus.1565.
  15. Balasubramanian G, Vijayakumar C, Anbarasu I, Sudharsanan S, Raj Kumar N, Baskaran D. Isolated rupture of duodenum following blunt trauma abdomen: report of a case of avulsion of pylorus. IntSurg J 2017;4:2845-7.
  16. Vijayakumar C, Anitha M, Ganesh V, Sudharsanan S, Elamurugan TP. Compound (External) Dislocation of Testis: An Unusual Case. JCDR 2018 Feb; 12(2): PD03-PD04.
  17. Mangal M, Sudharsanan S, Elamurugan T, Jagdish S. (April 02, 2018) Gastric Carcinoma in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Coincidence or Consequence?.Cureus 10(4): e2405. DOI 10.7759/cureus.2405.
  18. Tony B, Sudharsanan S, Shankar H, Anuj G, Shanmugam D, Kadambari D. Uncommon complication of feeding jejunostomy: A case report. JGH Open 2019; 3:1-2.
  19. Sudharsanan S, Shankar H, Raj Kumar N, Shanmugam D, Kadambari D. Delayed Presentation of Complete Ileal Transection Following Blunt Trauma Abdomen: A Condition to Cognize. Cureus 2019; 11(10): e5973.
  20. Shabana AJ, Sudharsanan S, Elamurugan T, Mangala G, Vishnu Prasad NR. An Unusual Presentation of Pseudomembranous Colitis. Cureus 2019;11(4): e4570.
  21. Bharat K, Vijayakumar C, Elamurugan TP, Sudharsanan S, Sadasivan J. Primary Pancreatic Tuberculosis: A Rare Case Report. Adv Res Gastroentero Hepatol 2019; 13(2): 555858.
  22. Venkatesh N, Vijayakumar C, Balasubramanian G, Sakthivel CK, Sudharsanan S, Srinath GS, et al. Comparison of Different Scoring Systems in Predicting the Severity of Acute Pancreatitis: A Prospective Observational Study. Cureus 2020;12(2): e6943.
  23. Ruby N, Vijayakumar C, Sudharsanan S, Suresh Kumar S, Kumbhar U, Balasubramanian G . Knowledge and Attitude of Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients and Their Accompanying Attendants About Multimodality Treatment for Breast Cancer. Cureus 2020; 12(5): e7915.
  24. Ankit J, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U, Sudharsanan S, Balasubramanian G. Metastatic Malignant Melanoma Mimicking Mammary Mass: A Rare Presentation. Cureus 2020; 12(5): e8354.
  25. Anusha D, Sudharsanan S, Vijayakumar C, Elamurugan TP, Jagdish S. Coinfection of Typhoid Fever With Tuberculosis: A Challenge to Surgical Management. Cureus 2020; 12(6): e8540.
  26. Ramanan SindujaRanjith KumaranSudharsanan SundaramurthiBalamourougan KrishnarajSarath Chandra Sistla. Carcinoma of the Accessory Axillary Breast: A Diagnostic Dilemma and a Management Challenge. Cureus 2020;12(12): e11844. doi:10.7759/cureus.11844.
  27. Mahalingam S, Sundaramurthi S, Krishnaraj B, Sistla SC. Radiation-induced sarcoma presenting as a gluteal abscess: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. BMJ Case Rep 2020; 13:e236601.
  28. Kandhasamy SC, Sundaramurthi S, Chellappa Vijayakumar MG, Ramakrishnaiah VP. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of Sigmoid Colon: Unusual Cause of Intestinal Obstruction. Cureus. 2020 Nov;12(11).
  29. Rajendharan KA, Balakrishnan G, Sundaramurthi S, Krishnaraj B, Sistla SC. Ileal intussusception due to primary intestinal melanoma with generalized lymph node metastases-a rare cause of small bowel obstruction. International Surgery Journal. 2021 Jan 29;8(2):739-42.
  30. Milton CJ, Ganesamoorthy K, Dharanya GS, Kannan A, Vijayakumar C, Srinivas BH, Sundaramurthi S. Is it Necessary to Send Clinically Diagnosed Benign Skin and Subcutaneous Lesions Excised Under Local Anesthesia for Routine Histopathological Examination?. Cureus. 2021 Aug;13(8).
  31. Kannan A, Ravichandran M, Sundaramurthi S, Win M, Tara A, Ruo SW, Sultan W, Yanamala VL, Mohammed AR, Dominic JL. Is Single-Dose Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Sufficient to Control Infections in Gastrointestinal Oncological Surgeries?. Cureus. 2021 Aug;13(8).
  32. Sudharshan M, Kumaran R, Sundaramurthi S, Krishnaraj B, Sistla SC. Acute Pancreatitis as the Index Manifestation of Parathyroid Adenoma. Cureus. 2021 Aug;13(8).
  33. Yerra P, Sistla SC, Krishnaraj B, Shankar G, Sistla S, Kundra P, Sundaramurthi S. Effect of Peri-Operative Hyperoxygenation on Surgical Site Infection in Patients Undergoing Emergency Abdominal Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Surgical Infections. 2021 Jul 27.
  34. Srinivas M, Kannan A, Sundaramurthi S, Krishnaraj B, Sistla SC. Enterolith with underlying duodenal diverticulosis causing acute small bowel obstruction. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2021 Dec 3.
  35. Rajendharan KA, Balakrishnan G, Sundaramurthi S, Krishnaraj B, Sistla SC. Ileal intussusception due to primary intestinal melanoma with generalized lymph node metastases-a rare cause of small bowel obstruction. International Surgery Journal. 2021 Jan 29;8(2):739-42.
  36. Sundaramurthi S, Kannan A, Nagarajan R, Dasarathan S, Dharanipragada K. Precise pancreatic necrosectomy by step-up approach. EXCLI journal. 2021;20:1305.


Ongoing PG projects

  • Comparison between Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) levels in ascitic fluid in benign and malignant ascites; an observational, cross-sectional study
  • Role of intra-operative touch imprint smear cytology for assessing resection margin positivity in gastrointestinal malignancies- a cross sectional study
  • Prevalence of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and Ebstein Barr Virus (EBV) in gastric and gastro-esophageal cancers among patients attending a tertiary care hospital in South India -A cross-sectional analytical study.
  • Association of Helicobacter pylori and its virulence genes with gastric cancer in Indian population–A case control study.

Ongoing UG projects

  • Role of an audit in improving the completeness and clarity of informed consent obtained from patients undergoing emergency surgeries.