Senior Clinical advisor & Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist


  • MBBS, MD, DM FRCP (London)

Research Interests

  • Basic, Translational and Clinical Research
  • Epidemiology of cancer
  • Drug resistance
  • Population genetics
  • More than 290 publications


He did his MBBS from Andhra Medical College, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He got his MD in General Medicine, from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. He worked for 2 years at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai as a Senior Resident. He obtained his DM in Medical Oncology from the Cancer institute, Adayaru, University of Madras. He established the Department of Medical Oncology at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad in April 1989. He retired as Professor in Dec 2013. From Dec 2013 to March 2020, he established the Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Visakhapatnam as its founding director.