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What is Colonoscopy?

Dr. Prof D Suresh Kumar
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Colonoscopy is the diagnostic procedure performed by gastroenterologist useful in detecting colon cancer.

Colonoscopy is the diagnostic procedure that allows an examiner who is a gastroenterologist in most of the cases, to have a glimpse inside of the colon or large intestine. It is done with the help of a four-feet long called colonoscope. It is quite flexible and comes with a camera and light at one end.

Dr. Prof D Suresh Kumar

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Head and Neck Oncologist, Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Prof D Suresh Kumar is a Surgical Oncologist practicing at VS Hospitals in Chetpet, Chennai. Dr. Kumar has completed his MBBS from KMU Institute of Medical Sciences in the year 1999 and MS in General Surgery from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in the year 2003. Further, he pursued MCh in Surgical Oncology from Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai in the year 2009. Dr. Suresh Kumar specializes in Breast and Gynec Cancer, Gastrointestinal cancer, Hysterectomy, Laparotomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Dissection Myotherapy, Pelvic lymph node dissection, Genitourinary Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer treatments. Dr. Prof D Suresh Kumar has an experience of more than one and a half decades in the field of oncology. Dr. Kumar also practices at Dr. Rai Memorial Medical Centre, an Oncology clinic located in Teynampet, Chennai. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Prof D Suresh Kumar at
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