Indian oncologist known for his contributions to the field of Cancer. He is also the past President of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India & Chairman of Indian College of Radiation Oncology. He graduated in medicine (MBBS) from the Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 1982. His master’s degree was also obtained from the same institution in 1992. He also secured a DNB in Radiation Oncology National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
He also served as a consultant ocular oncologist at the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute from 1998. In 2002, he was appointed as the director & senior consultant at Apollo Cancer Hospital, Hyderabad. In 2003 he founded CURE foundation for the poor so they could avail the best of cancer care.
He has served as a member on numerous prestigious committees and bodies, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society for Radiation Oncology, European Society of Medical Oncology, Union for International Cancer Control, Indian Society of Oncology and others. He has also received international fellowships from Clinical Oncology Fellowship of the Meyerstein Institute of Clinical Oncology, London; Nargis Dutt Memorial Cancer Foundation Fellowship of the New York Hospital, New York; Ocular Oncology Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital and Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, and, Head and Neck Oncology Fellowship at Peter McCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne