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  • Dr. Gokul R Krishnan

    Surgical Oncology

    Dr. Gokul R Krishnan

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    Dr. Gokul R. Krishnan is a dedicated Specialist in Surgical Oncology at the esteemed Surgical Oncology Department. With extensive training and expertise in various surgical oncology cases, his focus areas include Head and Neck, Breast, Thoracic Oncology, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Gynaecological, Sarcomas (including bone tumors), and Peritoneal surface malignancies. He specializes in Minimal Access Surgery techniques, ensuring precise and minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Gokul’s commitment to high-quality patient care and his passion for surgical oncology make him a valued member of the surgical team. With his comprehensive education, including MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB (General Surgery), MNAMS, and DrNB (Surgical Oncology), he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role as a specialist in the field.


    Work Experience

    6 years of experience in Surgical Oncology

    Clinical interest

    • Minimal Access Surgery


    • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy by Lymphatic Flare Technique: a Feasibility Study—“The FLAIR Is in the FLARE”
      Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-022-01574-y
    • Grossly normal appendix – to remove or not to, during cytoreductive surgery (CRS) for advanced epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) after neo adjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-020-01180-w
    • HIPEC – is it a hype or hope in advanced epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-020-01180-w
    • Systematic lymphadenectomy in post neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) setting for stage III Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC)- Can we safely omit? Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-020-01180-w


    • MBBS,Govt. Medical College,July 2006-October 2012, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
    • MS (General Surgery),Govt. Medical College,July 2014-July 2017, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
    • DNB (General Surgery),June 2018
    • MNAMS,2021
    • DrNB (Surgical Oncology)


    • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences
    • 1st prize – Poster – CANSURG-2020 , KASO, MVRCCRI, Kozhikode, Kerala
    • 3rd prize – Oral paper presentation ANNUAL UPDATE IN PERITONEAL SURFACE ONCOLOGY Feb.2020 , Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai , Maharashtra
    • Best e-poster NATCON-2021 , IASO, New Delhi
    • 1st prize – Gopinath Panda quiz NATCON-2021 , IASO, New Delhi
    • Best poster IMSOS 2023 , Cancer Institute , Adyar, Chennai


    The Visionary

    Respectfully called MVR, the late MV Raghavan was one of the revolutionary leaders of the Communist movement in Kerala. Born in an ordinary family in Pappinissery, Kannur, his political life began in his early teens. He served two terms as Minister of Co-operation and Ports in Kerala during 1991-1996 and 2001-2006. MVR revolutionized the co-operative sector by taking the people-powered movement to healthcare and education in the State. MV Raghavan realized the role of the co-operative movement in social development and job creation and he was instrumental in setting up various institutions in the state.