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Infirmary Cancer Care announces the addition of Kannan Thanikachalam, M.D.

Mobile, Ala. – Kannan Thanikachalam, M.D., joins Infirmary Cancer Care (ICC) and Diagnostic and Medical Clinic (DMC) following the completion of a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich. Dr. Thanikachalam is now available to see patients in Mobile, Saraland, Fairhope, and Bay Minette.

Dr. Thanikachalam holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery from Stanley Medical College in Chennai, India. He completed his internship and residency with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School in Montgomery, Ala., where he served as Chief Resident. Throughout his residency and fellowship, Dr. Thanikachalam engaged in clinical research and scholarly presentation related to his specialty and specifically in the area of gastrointestinal and genitourinary oncology. Topics included the role of nutrition in colon cancer and the impact of COVID-19 among cancer patients in Michigan. He has been involved in a clinical trial for patients with pancreatic cancer.

ICC provides a comprehensive program and streamlined access to care for patients. Their multidisciplinary team of experts collaborate on each patient's case during our renowned weekly tumor conferences; access is also provided to personal cancer navigators, who guide patients every step of the way. ICC has been recognized by the Commission on Cancer for its commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality, and multidisciplinary patient care.

For more than 70 years, DMC has provided trusted, quality care to the Gulf Coast communities. As the largest private multi-specialty clinic in Alabama, it is home to more than 80 physicians treating a broad range of specialties. Please schedule referrals and consults by calling (251) 435-2273.