Dr. Rajasekhar Kanthaswamy

General Surgeon


Dr. Rajasekhar is a General Surgeon with a passion for quality & safety, business excellence and healthcare management.

He graduated from Trivandrum Medical College, India in 1988 and completed his residency in General Surgery from Kasturba Medical College, India in 1992.

He has more than 30 years of clinical experience and has been practicing in Dubai since 1997. He has worked in Aster Clinic (Dr. Moopen Polyclinic, Deira), Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, Mediclinic Al Sufouh and Mediclinic Ibn Battuta. He has over 9 years of administrative experience as Medical Director of Mediclinic Ibn Battuta, Dubai. He has also served as Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery, in Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, India.

He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK. He has a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) and a postgraduate diploma in hospital management. He is also a certified professional in healthcare quality (CPHQ) and a certified professional coder (CPC) with lean six-sigma green belt certification. He is BLS and ACLS certified.

He is a life member of ‘Indian Medical Association’ and ‘World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons’ and ‘Association of Surgeons of India’. He is also a member of ‘National Association of Healthcare Quality’ and ‘American Academy of Professional Coders’.


MBA, PG Diploma in Hospital Management, CPHQ, CPC

Languages Spoken



Evaluation, diagnosis and management of :

Abdominal pain and gastrointestinal problems
Haemorrhoids, fissure, fistula and other anal / perianal diseases
Minor trauma, injuries and burns
Varicose veins
Thyroid and Salivary gland diseases
Breast diseases
Hernias, Hydrocele
Moles, lumps/swellings, cysts
Kidney stones and urogenital problems

Out Patient Services :

Incision and drainage of abscess
Wedge resection for ingrowing toenail / Nail extraction
Excision and biopsy of superficial lumps and cysts
Excision of skin tags, warts and corns
Excision and biopsy of skin lesions
Excision and biopsy of oral lesions
Exploration and removal of foreign body
Subungual haematoma evacuation
Breast cyst / abscess aspiration
Aspiration and infiltration of ganglion
Suturing of wounds
Wound debridement
Ear piercing, ear lobe repair
Drainage of pilonidal abscess