General Surgery


This department started functioning as a skeleton unit when VHS was started in 1963. It has now grown into a fully staffed as well as a teaching department of the hospital. The following are the services of the department:

  • Functions 6 days in a week from 9.00 a.m to 1.00 p.m.

  • Attends to emergencies 24 x 7

  • Super-speciality services like Plastic Surgery, Urology, and Neurosurgery conduct regular Outpatient services

  • Super-specialty services like Urology, Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery are carried out in the same OT


Dr. S. Debashish Roy, MS

Tue, Thu

Dr. V. Parthasarathy, MS

Mon, Fri

Dr. Badri Narayanan, MS


Dr. Balasingh Hillary, MS, FRCS


Dr. Sandeep Murali, MS, FRCS Dip NBE (GS),



  • There is a Post-operative ward to attend to major cases in the immediate post-operative period and also seriously ill cases, apart from the regular/ICU facilities.

  • Laparoscopic surgical facilities are also available with experienced surgeons manning them

  • Fully equipped with state-of-the-art operation theatres (5 regular and 1 septic OT) are equipped to deal with emergencies / trauma and routine surgical cases.

  • Fully equipped general wards, special wards, and deluxe wards are available.


The Department has been maintaining regular academic training of post-graduate (Diplomate of National Board) students every year, apart from surgical training for dental students (BDS) as part of their curriculum, and also gives hands-on training to nursing students of the VHS – M.A. Chidambaram Nursing College located in the campus