Dr ( Major ) R S Rengan MS,DNB, DLS ( France )

General , Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal
Surgeon in Chennai, India


Dr. R S Rengan is one of the Best Thyroid Doctor in Chennai, India. He has been performing thyroid surgeries since 1992 and is considered an expert in the field of thyroid surgery.

Do all thyroid problems require surgery?

Most of our patients are referred to us by endocrinologists who decide whether the patient needs surgery. All thyroid disorders don’t require surgery. However, if you feel you have a swelling in the neck, we advise you to meet the surgeon as soon as possible.

Why should you get your thyroid removed when there is a problem?

Your thyroid swelling is usually never cancerous. However, there is always a risk that there could be cancer in it. So a small needle is inserted before you plan for surgery to determine the type of tissue. A thyroid swelling must always be investigated thoroughly before you plan for surgery. It is advised you visit Dr. Rengan, leading thyroid surgeon if you have doubts.

What is a thyroidectomy?

The removal of the thyroid gland is called thyroidectomy. Based on the indication, Dr. Rengan will perform either a hemithyroidectomy( half gland removed) or a total thyroidectomy. Following a total thyroidectomy, you will need lifelong supplementation with thyroxine tablets

How is surgery with Dr. Rengan your safest option?

You always need an experienced surgeon to operate on the thyroid. The risk of nerve injury is always present when the operating surgeon is inexperienced. Dr. Rengan follows numerous safety measures while doing thyroid surgery. He always uses a nerve stimulator to perform thyroid surgery. Safe surgery is always our priority and we request you to contact Dr. Rengan, senior thyroid specialist if you have any queries.

Dr. Rengan is considered to be the best thyroid doctor in chennai and it is advised that you visit a thyroid specialist for your thyroid problem.