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Dr. K. R. Gopi

MD, MRCP (Ireland), Medical Oncology (RCP)UK, Medical Oncology (European Board), DNB (Medical Oncology)

Consultant Medical Oncologist

Cancer Centre, Medical Oncology


Brief Profile

Dr K R Gopi is a Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist with extensive training and several years of practice in India and the United Kingdom. He has clinical experience of more than 30 years in Medical Oncology and Palliative care.

Clinical Expertise

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colo rectal cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Lymphoma & Leukemias
  • Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic cancers
  • Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative disorders
  • Management of Cancer in the frail and elderly
  • Pain and Palliative care


  • Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Global Hospital, Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai, 2011 to date.
  • NHS Hospitals, United Kingdom, 1995-2011
  • Senior registrar and later Consultant medical oncologist in U.K
  • Peterborough NHS
  • South Manchester University Hospital NHS
  • Christie NHS Manchester
  • Clatterbridge NHS Liverpool
  • Western General Hospital Edinburgh
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS
  • Tayside NHS Dundee
  • Weston General Hospital NHS
  • Wexam Park Hospital NHS
  • Aberdeen Royal Infirmary NHS
  • Consultant Physician, India, 1987 – 1995

Honors & Awards

  • Involved in various Clinical Trials in U.K.
  • Letrozole trial in Breast cancer.
  • Sunitinib trial in soft tissue sarcoma.
  • Imatinib trial in Chronic myeloid leukaemia.
  • Trastuzumab HERA trial.
  • Bevacizumab trial in Metastatic ovarian cancer.
  • Bevacizumab trial in Metastatic colorectal cancer.
  • Panitumumab trial in Metastatic colorectal cancer.
  • Rituximab trial in DLBCL Lymphoma


Introduced subcutaneous Morphine infusion in India. Treated several hundreds of patients with subcutaneous Morphine in terminally ill patients.

Research & Publication


Presented in several National and International conferences in United Kingdom and India.

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