Dr. Lavanya Kannaiyan
MS, DNB, MRSC(Ed), M.Ch (Paediatric Surgery – CMC Vellore)
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Paediatric Urologist
Dr. Lavanya Kannaiyan is a young, dynamic Paediatric Surgeon, located in Hyderabad, India. She completed her MBBS from Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai and went on to do her Masters in General Surgery at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. She further super specialized in Paediatric Surgery from the renowned Christian Medical College in Vellore.
She has been a practicing Paediatric Surgeon for the last eight years and currently works as a Consultant Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urologist at Cuddles, KIMS, Kondapur.
Dr. Kannaiyan has been awarded DNB (Gold Medal) in General Surgery in 2005 and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (MRCSed). Her special interest is in Paediatric Urology, which constitutes 70% of surgical problems faced by children and has completed a year’s training in Paediatric Urology at the world famous Miami Children’s Hospital, Lavanya’s other areas of interest are Neonatal Surgery (Surgery for new born children) and Paediatric Laparoscopy (minimally invasive surgery). She also is keenly in helping children with chronic illnesses following reconstructive surgery for congenital problems. Children continue to face long term issues regarding continence after bowel and bladder surgery. They require guidance and tools to help them live as normal of a life possible.
Dr. Kannaiyan has several articles published in national and international journals and has presented numerous papers at National and International conferences. She has been a recipient of the prestigious UC Chakraboty Award for best paper at IAPSCON 2012. She loves to travel and is an avid reader with interests ranging from ancient history to world cuisine.