Our Doctors

Dr. Belliappa

MBBS, MD, DNB, DMRT, FAIMS

Senior Consultant – Radiation oncology

Dr. Belliappa is Senior Consultant Radiation Oncologist with more than 31 years of experience in this field. He is astute clinician and academician.


  • Dr. Belliappa M S completed his Post Graduation from one of the premier institutes in Bangalore. He has worked as senior resident and lecturer in the Department of Radiation Oncology from 1991 to 1996.

  • He has been trained in Brachytherapy at Long Beach Memorial Cancer Hospital, California & acquired IMRT skills from California Cancer Hospital, Fresno, CA.

  • He is trained in SRS, SBRT in Heidelberg University, Germany.

  • He has been trained in CyberKnife treatment from Stanford and Philadelphia. He is involved in more than 30 clinical trials as primary investigator and sub investigator.

  • He is involved with a NGO which promotes cancer education in colleges in Bangalore.

  • He was The President of the Association of Radiation Oncologists – Karnataka Chapter , Secretary of the Bangalore Oncology Group

         

He has presented and published more than 25 National and International papers.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Brachytherapy in Gynaecology,

  • Head and Neck Malignancy, 

  • Pediatric Tumors, 

  • Breast And Prostate Cancer Management.

Dr. Anil Kamat

MBBS, MS, MCh, DNB

Senior Consultant Surgical Oncology

Dr Anil Kamath is a well experienced senior surgical oncologist in Bangalore. After completing his
undergraduation from Mysore medical college and post graduation from St Johns, he stood first
in the All India Superspeciality entrance test in 2003. He has done his oncology training from Tata
memorial Centre in Mumbai.

He has many papers and publications to his credit. He was awarded the prestigious UICC
fellowship and also was recently the recipient of the “Rising Star Award” for oncology category by the
Times of India.

He has successfully performed more than 2000 cancer surgeries on both national and international
patients with excellent outcomes.

He has been performing Robotic Surgery for various cancers and he is experienced in HIPEC surgery for ovarian cancers and peritoneal surface malignancies.


  • Senior Consultant Surgical Oncologist at Apollo Hospitals from 2008 to Present

  • Consultant surgical oncologist and associate professor at Vydehi Institute of Oncology.

  • UICC ICRETT fellowship in the peritoneal surface malignancy from Washington Cancer Center.

  • Mch (Surgical Oncology) training from Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai.

  • MS (General Surgery) from St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore.

  • MBBS training from Mysore Medical College.

  • Dr. Kamat has presented several papers. His paper presentation on finger re-plantations was done at St John’s Medical College at the state conference organized by the Karnataka Surgeons Association at Hubli.

  • He has also co-authored several chapters in books, journals and peer reviews.

  • Carcinoma Penis – How late can inguinal metastases occur? Authored by Kamath A, Yuvaraja TB, Tongaonkar HB, Kane S and published in the Indian Journal of Urology 2007.

  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy : Technical Considerations Kamath A Kanatkir G, Shrikhande S. This was published in the book: Surgery of Pancreatic Tumours by Dr S. Shrikhande, Friess Helmut, Buchler Markus and was published by BI Publications.

  • Pseudoaneurysm of facial artery, authored by Kamath A, Ganesh N, Deshpande M, Kulkarni A, Kulkarni S, DCruz A.

  • He has the distinction of having won the first prize for presentation on Morbidity predictors in Genitoperineal Gangrene at the Bangalore Surgical Society Meet.

  • He is the member of the Association of Surgical Oncologists, India and also the member of Union International Cancer Control (UICC), Geneva.

 Area of Expertise 

Surgical treatment of solid organ malignancies.

Dr. M. Chandrashekar

MBBS, MS, FICS

Senior Consultant-Surgical Oncology

Dr Chandrashekar is a Senior Surgical Oncologist with over 3 decades of experience in the management of variety of solid tumors involving Breast, Gastrointestinal ,Thoracic, Gynecology, Head and Neck, Urogenital , Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma.


  • Dr M.Chandrashekar has worked in various major hospitals of Bangalore and at present is a Senior Consultant Surgical Oncology at Apollo Hospitals , Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore

  • 1989 – 1999: Professor, Surgical Oncology Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, a regional Union International cancer research and treatment centre Bangalore.

  • 1985 – 1989: Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology.

  • 1981 – 1985: Lecturer, Surgical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology.

  • organ conservation surgeries in early breast cancer to multi organ resection in various locally advanced malignancies and organ replacement surgeries like orthotopic sigmoid neobladder reconstruction after radical cystectomy.

  • Major Aortic resections with PTFE graft replacement in retroperitoneal lesions affecting the infrarenal abdominal aorta.

  • Pylorus preserving pancreatoduodenectomy for early carcinoma of head of the pancreas.

  • Nephron sparing surgery for bilateral renal cell carcinoma.

  • Radio frequency Ablations of hepatic metastatic lesions.

  • Have experience with use of Tissue link and Habib’s sealer in Hepatic resections even in cirrhotic individuals nerve sparing radical prostatectomy, etc.



He has presented and published more than 30 National and International papers.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Surgical oncology covering Breast, 

  • Gastrointestinal, 

  • Thoracic, 

  • Gynaecology, 

  • Head and Neck,

  • Urogenital,

  • Bone and Soft tissue Sarcoma, etc

Dr. C N Patil

MBBS, MD (Gen Medicine), DM (Medical Oncology)

Senior Consultant Oncology

Dr. C. N. Patil,a Specialist in the field of Medical Oncology is presently working as a consultant in the department of medical oncology at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore.

He is an astute clinician with a compassionate approach which has made him one of leading names in the field of medical oncology.

  • Dr. Patil did his DM in Medical Oncology at the Adyar Cancer Institute, Chennai, where he passed his course in flying colors by bagging a Gold medal for his excellent performance and the best outgoing student award.

  • He has also worked as an Assistant professor before joining Apollo.

  • He has 15 years of experience in Medical Oncology.

  • He has also presented few papers. These include

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction in young adults.

  • Acute promyelocytic leukemia.

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma in children less than 5 years of age which was presented at SIOP, International pediatric cancer conference, Mumbai.

  • Clinical presentation and outcome of pediatric ovarian germ cell tumor: a study of 40 patients. Biswajit D, Patil CN, Sagar TG. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Mar;32(2):e54-6.

  • Scalp metastasis from squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. Channappa Patil, Harish Permi Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics – July- September 2010 – Volume 6 – Issue 3:

  • 402-403.

  • Uncommon manifestations of endocervical Malignant Mixed Mullerian tumor with incidental bilateral fallopian tube carcinoma. Kishan Prasad H L, J H Makannavar, Jayaprakash Shetty, Vinutha, Channappa Patil, Harish S Permi. J Lab Physicians 2011;3:52-5.

  • Malignant ectomesenchymoma of the nasal cavity. Patil CN, Cyriac S, Majhi U, Rajendranath R, Sagar TG. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2011;32:242-3.

  • Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors: Cancer Institute (WIA). Adyar experience over 10 years including QOL data. Rejiv Rajendranath, C N Patil, G K Mathew, V Sridevi, T G Sagar, V Shanta. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol. Vol 30 suppl 1, 2009, 32.

  • Mesenchymal hamartoma of the chest wall- mimicker of malignancy. Sunil Kumar Yeshvanth, Veena Shivamurthy, Channappa Patil, Sandeep Rai, Kishan Prasad H. Lakshminarayana, Jagadish H. Makannavar. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeuticsm – October-December 2011 – Volume 7 – Issue 4.

  • Aggressive monophasic sarcomatoid carcinoma of small intestine-A rare case report with review of literature. Shetty K. Padma, Harish S. Permi, C.N.Patil, Michelle Mathias. NUJHS Vol.2, No.1, March 2012, ISSN 2249-2251.

  • Bilateral Acute Ptosis Leading to the Diagnosis of a Presumed Metastatic Gastric Adenocarcinoma. Vinathi Mutyala, Sukhdeep Bains, Channappa Patil, and Bhanumathi Madhavarao. Orbit, April 2012, Vol. 31, No. 2 : Pages 134-136.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Breast and Ovarian Cancer.

  • Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation for multiple myeloma.

Dr. Vishwanath S

MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center

Consultant Medical Oncology

Dr. Vishwanath S is a highly accomplished medical oncologist with a fellowship from the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, USA.He has an outstanding academic record with gold medals in DM, Medical Oncology (Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology) and MD, Internal Medicine (Kasturba Medical College).

He specializes in Lymphoma/  Multiple Myeloma, Leukemias and solid cancers (Breast, Gynaecological, Lung, Head and Neck, GI and Sarcomas).

He has published widely in journals with high impact factor and has over 40 international publications. He was won several prestigious awards including an Abstract Achievement Award from the American Society of Hematology (ASH).

Based on his achievements, the Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation (AHERF) bestowed on him the title of Professor in the Department of Medical Oncology in 2018.

He has a unique art of taking his understanding of the molecular nature of cancer to the bedside and giving a  personalized cancer care to his patients.His compassion, empathy, holistic care and approachability to his patients makes him a sought after medical oncologist.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Solid malignancies

  • Lymphoma

  • Myeloma

Dr. B Krishnamoorthy Reddy

MD (Radiation Oncology)

Senior Consultant and Chief Radiation Oncologist

Dr. B. K. M Reddy is a dynamic doctor, having a vast experience of over 30 years. He established the department of Radiation Oncology at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. He has also served as a professor and HOD before joining Apollo.


  • One of the leading authorities in his field, Dr. B K M Reddy has treated more than 30000 patients of various types of cancer. In particular, he has vast experience in the management of breast cancer, Uterine, Cervical cancer, Endometrial Cancers in female, cancer of Oesophagus, Stomach, Rectum & Prostate, Lung Cancers in male.

  • He framed the Guidelines for management of various cancers -Breast, cervix, Head & Neck, Prostate, Stomach, and Rectum at Apollo.

  • He is a life member of various academic bodies AROI, AMPI, ISO, ICRO, BOG, IMA.

  • He is the member of expert Sub Committee on ICMR guidelines for management of stomach cancer.

  • He is actively involved in the Multidisciplinary Tumor Board discussions and management of the patients.

  • He had special Training in advanced Techniques in Radiation therapy- IMRT, IGRT,SRS, SRT, SBRT, Tomotherapy , Hyperthermia, Brachytherapy, Cyberknife treatment Programme, Clinical Radiobiology Course & Evidence Based Radiation Therapy Course at various centers both in India & abroad (TMH, Mumbai,; P M H Toronto,; London RCC ,Ontario, Canada , Beijing, China,; Long Beach Memorial medical Center, U.S.A.).

  • He has trained several Radiation Oncology residents and has been a role model and a teacher for students. In his career spanning more than 30 years, he has imparted his knowledge to thousands of Under Graduates, Post Graduates, students of MD and DM.

  • Dr. Reddy has published several scientific articles in National and International journalsTreatment strategy for Neck metastasis from an occult Head & Neck Primary, Options and outcome, Published in the Pakistan Journal of Otolaryngology.
    Dysgerminoma of the ovary: A retrospective study Authored by B K M Reddy, V.K. Ahuja, V. Kannan, E. Vallikad & N. Anantha. Published in the Australasian Radiology.
    Recent advances in Radiotherapy for the management of cancer-Apollo medicines 2012 Jun, Vol 9, No. 2:pp 111-114.

  • Apart from this, he has authored and co-authored innumerable books.

  • An expert of international repute, he has presented many papers. Some of Dr. Reddy’s writings which are published at the National level are:Role of Adjuvant Radiotherapy in soft tissue sarcoma a retrospective analysis from Regional Cancer Center, India. Authors: K.V. Veerendra Kumar, B. K M REDDY, P.S. Prabhakaran, M. Vijay Kumar, K. Mani. Published in the Journal of Surgery.
    Neck metastasis from an occult primary – the KMIO experience, Published in the Indian Journal of Cancer.
    Hepatocellular carcinoma metastatic to Bones – a case report with review of literature, published in the Indian Journal of Cancer.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Organ preservation strategies in Breast, 

  • Head and Neck cancers.

  • Advanced Radiation therapy techniques- IMRT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT.

Dr Narasimhaiah Srinivasaiah

MB BS, MD (Academic surgery), MRCS (Eng, Ed, Glas), MRCSI (Dub), FRCS (Gen.Surg), EBSQ
(European Board of Surgery – Coloproctology)

Senior consultant – Colorectal Surgery (Colorectal, Peritoneal & Pelvic oncology) Laparoscopic &
Robotic surgery, Honorary senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London

First Indian Surgeon to be certified by European Academy of Robotic Colorectal Surgery (EARCS). Dr Narasimhaiah Srinivasaiah is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Colorectal Surgery / surgical oncology for Karnataka Region at Apollo Institute of Colorectal Surgery. He completed his MBBS from Bangalore University, Surgical memberships (MRCS) from the college or surgeons from England, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dublin, MD (Academic surgery) from University, FRCS from the intercollegiate board (UK) and FEBS from the European board of examinations.Prior to joining Apollo Group he served as Consultant general and colorectal surgeon at Princess Alexandra hospital in Essex, UK. He holds the position of honorary senior lecturer in the Queen Mary University of London. He undertook Medical degree from Bangalore University (India); Rest of the Structured surgical training was in Great Britain. Basic surgical training was undertaken in the University of Newcastle, followed by a higher research degree from the University of Hull. Higher surgical training was undertaken from the Welsh Surgical School & London Postgraduate School of Surgery on the South Thames training circuit National Training number. This was followed by fellowships at the Royal London, St Marks, The Royal Marsden & the Christie. The European training was undertaken in Germany (Erlangen) and Portugal (Champaulimaud foundation / EARCS – Lisbon). Time was spent at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in USA.He holds memberships from the college of surgeons of England, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dublin. A fellow of the Inter collegiate board of surgeons (UK) and is certified by the European board of surgery. He has to his merit, visiting fellowships to India, France, Germany, Thailand and USA. He is a recipient of number of awards and travel fellowships. He has Academic research interest on Cancer health outcomes, translational research and psycho-oncology.He has previously held positions as Surgical Tutor for Royal College of Surgeons, England. He was a core member for Laparotomy outcomes review group (LORG) & Mortality review group (MoRG) in Essex, UK. He has been a surgical lead for Endoscopy users group and a key member for the Quality Improvement in Surgery (QIPS) at Essex, UKOn the research front his interests are on Precision onco-surgery, Psycho-oncology, Decision making and Health outcomes in Surgery. Has published and lectured nationally and internationally. He has been an invited speaker on a number of subjects. Some of which are Precision onco-surgery, Decision making, Thromboprophylaxis and Surgical stress response.He is a key opinion leader on Precision colonic onco-surgery & is a reviewer for Medical Practice and Reviews – An open access journal. He is on the editorial team for the colorectal surgical section in Clinics in Surgery Journal. He has been a reviewer for BMJ Action Sets and accompanying evidence summary pages.He is passionate about teaching and teaches on the FRCS courses and advanced skills courses. Has been a convenor for PLAB exams in the past.He is also a faculty Member on various examination courses for FRCS and an examiner for the EBSQ coloproctology exams.
Dr Narasimhaiah S is an authority in his field, a scholarly physician with vast experience in colorectal surgical oncological surgery. Administratively, clinically and scientifically is keen to contribute to the development of colorectal program. 

 Area of Expertise 

  • Cancer surgery (colonic / rectal/ anal / appendiceal / pelvic and peritoneal).

  • Laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

Dr. Jayanti S Thumsi

MBBS, MS , Fellowship in Breast Surgery

Consultant Breast Oncologists and surgeon

Dr. Jayanti S Thumsi is a Consultant Breast Surgeon, Oncology Department, Bangalore. She is one of the very few lady surgeons practising breast oncology.

"Dr. Jayanti. S. Thumsi" is having more than 15 years of experience in the field of breast oncology and has conducted more than 2000 surgeries. She has conducted more than 175 breast screening camps and awareness programmes for early detection of breast cancer in Bangalore, Karnataka, Kenya, Uganda, Srilanka, Kurdistan. She has educated more than 20,000 women through these camps.


She is a part of comprehensive Breast Oncology department for patients with breast diseases in India. She is also a part of research programme both in basic science and clinical breast oncology. She is an investigator in various clinical trials. She has been a speaker at many national and international conferences. She herself has organised several oncology conferences. She has done several T.V shows and radio programmes. She has authored many articles in the newspapers and magazines.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Breast Surgery

  • Breast diseases

Dr. Satish Nair

MBBS, MS (ENT), Post Doctoral training in Head and Neck Oncology

Sr Consultant - ENT, Head & Neck Surgery

Dr Satish Nair’s diligence, intellect and commitment to academics is an integral part of his practice and it is this passion that pushes him to attain excellence in his field. A teacher and guide to students of ENT and Head Neck Surgery for more than two decades.

He has over fifty publications in various national and international journals. He has authored books on Head & Neck Oncology, Head & Neck Dissection and Clinical Audiology which are an integral part of learning for researchers and students.


MBBS 22 years, Post MS 13 years.

CLASSIFIED SPECIALIST & ASSISTANT PROFESSOR:

Department of ENT, Command Hospital (Air Force), Bangalore – 07
(Jul 2007 – Jun 2010)
(Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka)

CLASSIFIED SPECIALIST & ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR:

Department of ENT, Army Hospital (Research & Referral), Delhi Cantt -10.
(Jun 2010 – Nov 2014)
(Delhi University)

CLASSIFIED SPECIALIST & PROFESSOR:

Department of ENT, Command Hospital (EC), Kolkata
(Nov 2014 till 01 Aug 2015)
(West Bengal University)

PROFESSOR & HOD (ENT):

Department of ENT, MVJ Medical College & Research Hospital, Bangalore
(Sep 2015 – Nov 2015)
(Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka)

PROFESSOR & HOD (ENT) DNB:

Department of ENT, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore
(Sep 2016 – till date)
(Diplomate National Board)

PRACTICAL EXAMINER MS (ENT) / DNB EXAMINATION
PEER REVIEWER

  • Laryngoscope

  • Clinical Anatomy

  • Indian Journal Otolaryngology & Head Neck Surgery

  • Medical Journal Armed Forces India

  • BMJ cases

  • Clinical Reviews and Opinions

EDITORIAL BOARD

  • “World Journal of Otolaryngology”

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

  • Cadaveric Head & Neck Dissection Course

  • Cadaveric Endoscopic Sinus & Anterior Skull Base Dissection Course

He has presented and published more than 30 National and International papers.

 Area of Expertise 

  • General Otolaryngology (Adult & Paediatric)

  • Facial Plastic Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive  Endoscopic Ear Surgery

  • Endoscopic Thyroidectomy and Neck Dissection

  • Trans Oral and Head and Neck Robotic Surgery

  • Robotic Thyroidectomy, Neck dissection

Dr. M.Vinay Ural

MBBS, DMRT, DNB(Radiotherapy)

Consultant - Radiation Oncology

Dr Vinay has several years of experience in treating Radiosurgery cases. Also treated several Stereotactic Radiosurgery, IGRT and Rapidarc cases.


  • Worked in Advanced Radiation Treatment facility for several years.

  • Worked in SRS and IMRT technique for several years.

  • Underwent training in Image Guided RT (IGRT)-RPM Clinical School at Leuven, Belgium.

  • Has experience in treating Brain Tumors, Head and Neck tumors, Breast tumors, Gynecological cancers, Urogenital cancers , Keloid treatments,etc.


 Area of Expertise 

  • Radio surgery of brain and spinal tumors.

  • SBRT of Lung cancer.

  • IGRT of Prostate cancers.

  • Respiratory Gating treatments.Radio surgery of brain and spinal tumors.

  • SBRT of Lung cancer.

  • IGRT of Prostate cancers.

  • Respiratory Gating treatments.

Dr. Soumya S. Holla

MBBS, MS, MRCS, Fellowship in Breast Surgery

Consultant – Breast Surgeon

Dr. Soumya Holla is an expert and renowned Breast surgeon with more than 10 years of experience. She has vast experience and expertise in Breast Conservation Surgeries, Oncoplasty and variations of Mastectomies along with screening programmers for breast cancers.


  • Dr. Soumya Holla is a renowned and expert Breast surgeon with experience of more than 10years in the field of Breast Oncology.

  • She has completed fellowship in Breast Diseases from Manipal University after her MRCS (Glasgow)

  • She has completed advanced course in Breast Oncology from ESSO (European Society of Surgical Oncology)

  • Her Special interest includes Breast conservation surgeries (BCS), Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), Radio guided occult lesion localisation (ROLL), Sentinel node and occult lesion localization (SNOLL) and Local Oncoplastic reconstructive techniques.

  • She has performed more than 3500 Breast conservation surgeries (BCS), Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), Radio guided occult lesion localisation (ROLL), Sentinel node and occult lesion localization (SNOLL) and Local Oncoplastic reconstructive techniques.

Systematic pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy for surgical staging of high-risk endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the endometrium: Indian experience. J ClinOncol 29: 2011 (suppl; abstr e15513) International Journal JCO publication

 Area of Expertise 

  • Breast diseases with expertise in SLNB, ROLL, SNOLL

  • Local oncoplastic reconstructive techiques.

Dr. Vijay Bhaskar.L

MBBS, MD(Radiation Oncology)

Senior Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology

Dr. L. Vijay Bhaskar is one of the eminent Radiation Oncologists in Bangalore, specializing in diagnosing and treating cancer patients.

On completion of post graduate degree from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology.  since 18 years, he underwent training at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, California in Recent advanced techniques of Radiation Therapy. He is actively involved in various academic and research projects. Currently, as the Secretary of Bangalore Oncology Group, he is also instrumental in organizing and executing numerous seminars and teaching programs.

His special interest being treatment of Head and Neck cancer and Breast Cancer.

  • Dr Vijay Bhaskar worked as Consultant Radiation Oncologist @ Curie Centre of Oncology,
    Bangalore before joining Apollo Hospitals.

  • Dr Vijay Bhaskar has vast experience in diagnosis and treatment of Cancers of the breast,
    Gynaecological malignancies, Head and Neck cancers,Brain tumours.

Dr. Vijay Bhaskar has several papers and research publications to his credit which has been published in various journals at national and international levels.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Stereotactic Radio Surgery (SRS)

  • Stereotactic Radio Therapy (SRT)

  • Intensity Modulated Radio Therapy (IMRT)

  • Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy (IMAT)

  • Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)

  • Cyber knife

Dr Abhilasha Narayan

M.S (OBG), DNB (OBG), Fellow in Gynaec Oncology

Consultant Gynaec Oncologist

Dr Abhilasha Narayan completed her MBBS & MS degree in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from Bangalore Medical College. Later, did her DNB (Diplomate of National Board) in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. She has a special interest in Gynaec Oncology and did her Fellowship and Residency in Gynaec Oncology from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore. She is also trained in Colposcopy, administering Chemotherapy and palliative care management of cancer patients.

She has presented scientific research papers at various national conferences and has won Young Gynaec Oncologist award for a paper presentation in 2011 at the annual conference conducted by AGOI (Association of Gynaec Oncologists of India). She has also coauthored and published case reports and research papers in both national and international journals.


  • She has worked as a CONSULTANT GYNAEC ONCOLOGIST in KEMPEGOWDA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (KIMS), Bengaluru and has taught and trained undergraduates and post graduate medical students in Preventive and Operative Gynaec Oncology.

  • She also has worked as a CONSULTANT GYNAECOLOGIST & GYNAEC ONCOLOGIST at SPARSH SUPERSPECIALITY HOSPITAL, Yeshwanthpur, Bengaluru.

RESEARCH ARTICLES

  • Primary Carcinoma of the Fallopian Tube: A Review of a Single Institution Experience of 8 cases. Scientific World Journal, Vol 2014, Article ID 630731.
    ( http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/630731)

  • Role of cytoreductive surgery and adjuvant taxane with platinum based chemotherapy in treatment of ovarian malignant mixed mullerian tumor (carcinosarcoma): An experience at a regional cancer centre.  Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, 2013 sept ;34(34);1627-1636.

  • A review of squamous cell carcinoma arising in mature cystic teratoma of the ovary. Under publication in Indian Journal of Cancer.

 Area of Expertise 

She has a special interest in Gynaec Oncology

Dr. Linu Abraham Jacob

MD - General Medicine, DM - Oncology, MBBS

Consultant Medical Oncologist

Dr. Linu Abraham Jacob is a senior consultant Medical Oncologist with over 14 years of experience in the field of cancer care. He obtained his DM (Medical Oncology) training from the prestigious Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore. He is a European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) certified Medical Oncologist with an International Advanced Program in Hematology from UKGM, Germany.


He participated in an observership at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA in the Division of Hematology as a visiting clinician. He is a Fellow of the American Cancer Society University (ACSU) and the Union International for Cancer Control (UICC). He is also Professor of Medical Oncology at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, and a teacher and guide for the DM Medical Oncology super specialty course under the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore.


He has several publications in peer reviewed journals – national and international. He is a recipient of the “Rajiv Gandhi Gold Medal Award” for individual achievements in the field of Medicine in the year 2014.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Breast cancer

  • Lung cancer

  • Colorectal cancer

  • Myeloma

  • Lymphoma

Dr. Anoop. P

MBBS, MD, DCH, FRCPCH, FRCPath, CCST

Professor & Sr. Consultant in Hematology & Pediatric Hemato-Oncology

Dr. Anoop is a Hematologist and Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist, providing tertiary referral services for malignant hematology (adults & children), non-malignant hematology (adults & children) and solid tumors (children). He is an active member of many professional bodies including Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP), British Society for Hematology (BSH), Royal College of Pediatrics& Child Health (RCPCH), Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) and European Hematology Association (EHA). He has presented topics at recent scientific meetings on lymphoma (Lugano, Switzerland), leukemia (London, UK), stem cell mobilization (Baltimore, USA), autoimmune hemolytic anemia (Guildford, UK) and clinical trials (Oslo, Norway).


Dr. Anoop is a UK-trained Hematologist and Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist with clinical experience from globally reputed Hemato-Oncology centers in London including Royal Marsden Hospital, St George’s Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital. After completion of MBBS degree and MD in Pediatrics from Kerala, Dr. Anoop went abroad to pursue higher specialist training in Hemato-Oncology. He worked in the UK for 9 years, of which most of the time was spent in London. Additionally, he has also worked short stints at Warwickshire and Derbyshire. He has trained under and worked with many internationally renowned experts in Hematology and Oncology.


Dr. Anoop. P has a rich academic profile with over 50 publications in peer-reviewed international medical journals indexed by Medline/PubMed. The complete list of publications to date is available from the link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed. He is also a reviewer for six reputed journals including Hematology, American Journal of Hematology, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, International Journal of Hematology, Indian Pediatrics and Journal of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Blood disorders in adults and children.

  • Solid organ cancers in children.

Dr.Natarajan. V

MBBS, DNB

Consultant Radiation Oncologist

Dr.Natarajan .V, a specialist in the field of Radiation Oncology is presently working as a Consultant in the department of Radiation Oncology at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore.

He is renowned doctor with 6+ years of experience in the field of oncology.


  • Well trained in clinical Oncology, Teletherapy [Sterotactic RadioSurgery(SRS), Sterotactic Radiotherapy (SRT), Cyberknife treatments, Rapid Arc(RA), Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT), Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) and 3D conformal Therapy (3 CRT) and Image Guided Brachytherapy.

  • He had special Training in advanced Techniques in Radiation therapy – IGRT-RPM Gating training at Wirral, United Kingdom.

  • He is actively participated in various Cancer Detection Program.

  • He is very passionate about health education of general public regarding prevention and early detection of cancers.

  • He is actively involved in teaching and training of DNB (Diplomate in National Board) students.

  • He is actively involved in sharing of knowledge about latest in the field of oncology in various professional bodies like IMA (local and regional)

  • He is an active member of many professional bodies including Indian medical association, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India.

 Area of Expertise 

  • His Keen interests are:

  • Treatment of Brain Tumors

  • Head and Neck Cancers

  • Gastrointestinal Cancers

  • Cancer antigen Breast and Gynecological malignancies

  • Prostate Cancer management

Dr Poonam Maurya

MBBS, DNB (Gen medicine), DNB (Medical oncology)

Consultant Medical Oncologist

Dr Poonam Maurya is an Consultant Medical Oncologist in Bangalore.  She graduated  from  the prestigious Grant Medical College and J J group of Hospitals  Mumbai  in 2004. She completed DNB General Medicine from  the esteemed institutions  in Bangalore in  2010 and subsequently completed DNB Medical Oncology from the premier institutes in Karnataka.


Publications:

Title:Whatdecidesbreastconservationversusmastectomyinthebackgroundofdiversesocioculturalenvironment,anIndianstudyESMOOctober2016,AnnalsofOncology.Authors:Dr.P.P.Bapsy,Dr.PoonamMaurya,Dr.C.N.Patil

· Title:Surgicaltreatmentofearlybreastcancerinadevelopingcountry-

ESMODecember2015,AnnalsofOncology.Authors:Dr.PoonamMaurya,Dr.P.P.Bapsy,Dr.C.N.Patil

· Title:Importanceofmeticuloushistoryinclinicalpractice-ArticleDecember2012.Authors:Dr.SandeepGHuilgol,Dr.PoonamMaurya.

· Title:Sensorineuraldeafness:Anuncommonirreversibleadverseeffectofbortezomib.AnoopP1,PatilCN1,JoshiVS1,MauryaP1,HosamaniP2.IndianJCancer.2016Jul-Sep;53(3):459.doi:10.4103/0019-509X.200675.

· Title:Sahai-A restorative support to address unmet needs of woman with cancer-impact on quality of life -Annals of Oncology (2019) 30 (suppl_9): ix140-ix150. 10.1093/annonc/mdz434 , Poonam.B. Maurya1, A. Sadanandan2, M. Aal3, S. Ravi4, P.P.P. Bapsy5 Best Poster Award in ESMO Asia congress 2019 held at Singapore.

·  Coauthored a chapter in Gastric Cancer Book Editor Dr ashok K Vaid 2019, chapter 2. Etiopathogenesis of Gastric Cancer.... page 19 PP Bapsy, Poonam Maurya, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan

· Coauthored a chapter in A TEXT BOOK OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY IN THE INDIAN CONTEXT 2018  EDITOR IN CHIEF : Dr Suresh Sanchetee  on bladder cancer Dr P P Bapsy, Dr Poonam Maurya

· 2ndIndian Cancer congress 2017 e Poster presentation YUGP2545 Does Her2neu overexpression influence prognosis of hormone receptor positive breast cancer ? Dr Poonam Maurya

· 2ndIndian Cancer congress 2017- Speaker for the session on novel treatment of soft tissue sarcomas Dr Poonam maurya

· Presented a talk on role Of BRCA in hereditary Breast and ovarian malignancy ICSISCON SURGICAL society conference held in mysore.

 Area of Expertise 

  • She has special interest in solid tumours.

Dr Sindhu V A

MBBS, MS, Mch(Surgical Oncology)

Consultant Surgical Oncologist

Dr. Sindhu V. A. is one of the few registered female surgical oncologists in our country with an overall experience of 14 years (6 Years in her Specialty). Dr. Sindhu has completed her MCh (surgical oncology) from the prestigious King George Medical University, Lucknow.

She has expertise in Head and Neck, Breast, Urogynecological and GI Cancers. She has rich teaching experience with various publications to her credit.


  • Consultant surgical oncologist in bangalore.

  • Assistant professor, Surgical Oncology at JIPMER, Puducherry

  • Senior Resident, surgical oncology at KGMU, Lucknow

  • Senior resident, department of surgery, St. Johns medical college, Bangalore

  • Laparoscopic training – BEST institute and research centre

  • Cancers of upper gingivobuccal sulcus, hard palate and maxilla: a tertiary care centre study in north India, NJMS, 4(2); jul-dec 2013

  • Skeletal metastases in gallbladder cancer from a high volume tertiary care centre of north India: a series of rare occurennces, J Gastrointest Canc (2015) 46:36-41

 Area of Expertise 

  • Head and Neck oncology

  • Breast oncology

  • Gynecological oncology

  • GI oncology

Dr Sunil Navalgund

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Oncology

Consultant Surgical Oncologist

Dr. Sunil Navalgund is a comprehensive surgical oncologist and a cancer specialist trained from the prestigious Tata memorial hospital Mumbai, and has an experience of over ten years in the field of oncology. He has done his under graduation from Shri BM Patil Medical College Bijapur and post-graduation from Vijayanagar institute of medical sciences Bellary. He trained as a surgical oncologist and did his M.ch (surgical oncology ) from the prestigious Tata memorial hospital. During his stint at the Tata memorial hospital, he has worked and gained experience in all the sub specialities of surgical oncology like thoracic oncology, GI and HPB oncology,

head and neck oncology,uro oncology and gynec oncology. He has worked as Specialist surgical registrar at his alma mater TMH and also as an assistant professor at MVJ medical college and the Dr. B R Ambedkar medical college Bangalore.


He has worked as Specialist surgical registrar at his alma mater TMH and also as an assistant professor at MVJ medical college and the Dr. B R Ambedkar medical college Bangalore. He keeps abreast of all upcoming cutting edge technologies like oncoplasty for breast cancer, organ and function preserving surgeries, Spincter saving surgeries for rectal cancer, laparoscopic and robotic surgeries and integrates them into his clinical practice for maximal benefit of patients. He is consultant surgical oncologist in Bangalore and striving to improve the lives of cancer patients.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Thoracic oncology

  • GI and HPB oncology

  • Head and neck oncology

  • Uro oncology  

  • Gynec oncology.

Dr. Sanjeet Mandal

MD - Radiotherapy, MBBS

Consultant Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Sanjeet Mandal expertised for Cranial Cyber-Knife Radiosurgery, Stereotactic Radio Surgery (SRS), Brachytherapy (Internal Radiation Therapy).Standard management for all types of cancers with advanced Radiation Treatment techniques such as Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT), VMAT, IMRT, 3DCRT, Electron & Image Guided Brachytherapy.



 Area of Expertise 

  • Breast Cancer

  • GI cancer

  • Gyneac Cancer

  • Head and neck Cancer

Dr. Rajeev L K

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Oncology

Consultant Medical Oncologist

Dr. Rajeev L K is a well-known doctor based in Bangalore who specialises in Oncology.Dr. Rajeev L K has over 15 years of experience practising medicine in various hospitals and clinics.Dr. Rajeev L K currently works at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology.Dr. Rajeev L K has previously worked at JJM Medical College, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College.


Beyond affiliation with many hospitals, Dr. Rajeev L K has been professionally active in many other ways.Dr. Rajeev L K has been a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA), Association of Physicians of India (API).Dr. Rajeev L K finished MBBS from Devaraj URS Medical College - Kolar.After that, Dr. Rajeev L K went on to do DM - Oncology from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology.

 Area of Expertise 

  • Breast Cancer

  • Medical Oncology

  • Pediatric Oncology

  • Prostate Cancer 

  • Head and Neck Tumor

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