HomeOnline Doctor ConsultationColorectal Surgeonsin ChennaiDr. Venkatesh Munikrishnan
Dr. Venkatesh Munikrishnan

Dr. Venkatesh Munikrishnan

Colorectal Surgery

26+ years experience



50+ Recommendations


English, Hindi, Tamil

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road

Greams Road, Thousand Lights West Chennai Tamil Nadu



50+ Recommendations

About Doctor

Dr. Venkatesh Munikrishnan, a highly esteemed expert in General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery with an impressive 26 years of experience, practices at Apollo Hospitals Greams Road in Chennai. Dr. Munikrishnan specializes in addressing conditions related to the lower gastrointestinal tract, including the large intestine, colon, rectum, and anus. His expertise encompasses the treatment of piles, fissures, fistulas, cancers, polyps, pelvic organ prolapse, and inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. As a leading colorectal surgeon in Chennai, Dr. Munikrishnan is well-versed in performing various diagnostic and management procedures, including colonoscopy, bowel repair surgery, anoscopy, digital rectal exams, endorectal ultrasonography, proctoscopy, and sigmoidoscopy. Notably, he has a keen interest in the application of robotics in colorectal surgery and is trained in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeries, facilitating faster recovery and reduced hospital stays. Dr. Venkatesh Munikrishnan emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis through screening for colorectal conditions. With a patient-centric approach, he provides valuable insights, recommends dietary changes, and suggests medications to alleviate symptoms. Renowned for his warm bedside manner and jovial personality, Dr. Munikrishnan is lauded as the best gastrointestinal surgeon in Chennai by numerous satisfied patients. He underscores the significance of ensuring patients are well-informed and empowered to lead healthy and productive lives post-treatment. Dr. Venkatesh Munikrishnan's commitment to comprehensive and compassionate care establishes him as a top choice for individuals seeking expert colorectal surgical services.

If you're in need of a General Surgeon in your area, Dr. Venkatesh Munikrishnan could be an excellent choice for personalized and top-notch medical attention.

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Patient Reviews


kunchi mohan

2 months ago

Colorectal Surgery

Great support from Dr & his team throughout the process. I was under stress with the issue. Good guidance by the team. Now I am back to normal activities.. thanks Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan & team. #appollo greams. #robotic surgery #future #feeling great

Satisfied very much with the prompt and systematic approach of the doctor


Sujata Bhowmik

6 years ago

colorectal surgery

Dr.Venkatesh Munikrisnan is the best doctor in apollo chennai for colorectal surgery.

top-notch treatment



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How can I take an appointment with Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan ?

To book an online appointment with Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan, you can visit the app/website of Apollo 24/7, search for Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan name, and click on the ‘Consult’ button. Once you make the payment and confirm the consultation, your online appointment will be booked for the chosen appointment time.

Where does Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan practice?

Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations:

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road,Chennai

What is the educational qualification of Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan ?

Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan is a Colorectal Surgeon with over 26 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, MRCS, FRCS

What languages can Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan speak?

Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan can speak English, Hindi, Tamil.

Why do patients visit Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan?

Patients visit Dr Venkatesh Munikrishnan for Colorectal Surgery related problems. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Apollo 24|7.