Chennai Stone Clinic

     : Dr. D. Thanikachalam, MB., MS., M.Ch (URO) FICS (URO). Date of Birth : 07-09-1948. EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS: M.B.B.S. : 1970 – Chengalpattu Medical College. M.S (Gen. Surgery) : 1976 – Madras Medical College. M.Ch (Genito-Urinary Surgery) : 1982 – 84 – Madras Medical College. FICS (Urology) : 1986 TEACHING EXPERIENCE:  1975 to 1982 Teacher in General Surgery in the Department of General Surgery for Undergraduates and Postgraduates.  Teacher in Urology from 1984 to till date (23 years).  Retired from the Department of Urology as Senior Urologist in Honorary service incharge of Research and Academic activities Sep 2006.  Incharge of Dip. NB candidates for the past 10 years. (One candidate every year). EXAMINERSHIP:  M.Ch., Examiner in the University of Calicut in 1997 and 1998.  Dip.NB examiner in Chennai in 2000.  Chairman of M.Ch., (Urology) examination in Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences for 5 concretive year 2002 – 2006. ORGANISATIONAL EXPERIENCES:  Past President of Madras Urological Society & SZ USI (Association of Southern Urology).  Past Executive Council Member of Urological Society of India.  Past Treasurer and Editorial Committee member of Indian Journal of Urology – 5yrs. ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE:  Best outgoing student MBBS 1970.  Presented more than 100 papers in the conferences.  4 Publications in various journals.  Best paper Awards four times.  Conducted Drug trials for 4 drugs.  Chaired many symposia, debates and free paper session in USI.  Judge for prize papers and posters in USI. WORKING EXPERIENCE:  Involved in more than 1500 transplantation surgery.  Rich experience in Endourology – 10 Years.  Director in ESWL (Tamil Nadu Urological Research Centre).  Urodynamic Experience – 7 years.  Laproscopic Urology Practice -2 years. MEMBER IN:  Urological Society of India (Executive council Member).  SZ USI (Association of Southern Urology) (Past President).  Tamil Nadu & Pondichery Association of Urologist.  Madras Urological Society (Past President).  Association of Surgeons of India & IMA.  Society of International Urology (SIU). AWARDS:  Prof. S. B. Umapathy Endowment oriation in 2002 at TAPASUCON.  UROTAN GOLD MEDAL 2007.  Prof PBS endowment oration 2007 szusicon  President gold medal USICON 2009  CHEMCO chenglepet alumini lifetime achiever award. Prof Thanikachalam made a remarkable service for poor patients at Kundrathur which is continued in progress by Dr M G Shekar. Prof P B Sivaraman was his Colleague,friend and advisor in his work at Govt General Hospital.Dr M G shekar is always blessed with Prof PBS care and training.Prof Thanikachalam bearers -Prof R M Meyyappan,Prof R Jeyaraman,Prof V Kamaraj,Prof R Radhakrishnan and Prof Ilamparuthi have close association with Dr M G shekar both in urology academic activities and in his private practise.