Image shown: Painting by Dr Chandru Kaliaperumal

Dr Chandru Kaliaperumal, a Specialist Registrar in Neurosurgery at Cork University Hospital, is currently exhibiting a series of paintings and prints in the hospital’s staff dining room gallery.

Dr Chandru was born in Puducherry, India. He graduated from one of the top medical school’s in India and underwent Post Graduate training in surgery in the UK. He has been training as a Neurosurgeon in Ireland for the past five years.

From a young age Dr Chandru developed an interest in art and subsequently studied watercolour painting and drawing. He was awarded a first class honour with distinction in free hand model drawing in 1993 by the Government of Tamilnadu inIndia. He was the Cultural and Art Secretary at his medical school in India for three years. His paintings were exhibited in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin in 2008.

For the past 25 years he has been involved in various forms of art. His love and passion for art has highly motivated him to pursue his dreams and future endeavours in his Neurosurgical career. He plans to embark on arts related research in the future.

The exhibition will be on display until 31 October 2011. For further information contact Edelle Nolan by e-mail


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