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About Thangamani Seenivasan, MD, FACS

Board Certified in General Surgery & General & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon & Surgical Oncology

Thangamani Seenivasan

Thangamani Seenivasan, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and surgical oncologist serving adults living in and around Somerville, New Jersey, and throughout Somerset County.

Dr. Seenivasan was born and raised in India. He earned his undergraduate medical degrees from Stanley Medical College in Tamil Nadu, where he also received postgraduate surgical training. In 1991, Dr. Seenivasan moved to England and completed two surgery residencies: one at Kent & Canterbury Hospital in Canterbury and another at Middlesex Hospital in London.

A few years later, Dr. Seenivasan moved to New York City and enrolled in a general surgery residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn. Before entering private practice, he completed a surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Seenivasan is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Seenivasan is also the Director of Surgical Oncology of the Steeplechase Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. He’s also an officer of the medical staff at Somerset Medical Center. 

Dr. Seenivasan is passionate about innovation — he’s developed protocols to treat people whose cancer has spread to the liver using radiofrequency ablation. He also specializes in robotic surgery and advanced laparoscopic techniques.

Dr. Seenivasan is passionate about advancing cancer treatment and is well-versed in caring for complex issues. His work hasn’t gone unnoticed — Dr. Seenivasan was named one of New Jersey’s “Top Doctors” of 2009, 2012, and 2013 by NJ Monthly Magazine.

He welcomes anyone needing general surgery or surgical oncology to Somerset Surgical Associates, LLC.