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Dr. K. R. Prasanna Kumar

Dr. K. R. Prasanna Kumar

MBBS, DND Radiotherapy

Cancer Centre, Radiation Oncology

Visiting Consultant- Radiation Oncologist

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Brief Profile

Dr. Prasanna Kumar is currently a Visiting Consultant in the Radiation Oncology department and has been in the Oncology department for many years now. He was a school topper and had distinctions in the major subjects. Dr. Prasanna Kumar has presented a thesis on various topics such as Analysis of Acute Toxicities, Pathological Complete Response, Sphincter Preservation Rate of Pre-Operative Chemoradiation in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancers. He is a lifetime member of AROI.

Educational Qualifications

  • DND Radiotherapy, Apollo Speciality Hospital, 2009-2012, Chennai.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Madurai Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR University, 2002-2008.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Medical Council of India, New Delhi.
  • Tamil Nadu Medical Council, Chennai.
  • Life Time member of AROI.

Honors Awards

  • School Topper Award, 10th standard, 1999
  • Best Outgoing Student Award, 12th standard, 2002
  • He has distinctions in majors like Biochemistry & Pharmacology, 2003 – 2005.

Research Publication

  • THESIS: Analysis of Acute Toxicities, Pathological Complete Response, Sphincter Preservation Rate of Pre-Operative Chemoradiation in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancers.
  • Vast Experience in Various External Beam Radiotherapy Techniques like 2D Conventional Radiotherapy, 3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT, RAPIDARC, SRT, X-KNIFE SRS, CYBERKNIFE SRS, SBRT and Brachytherapy Techniques like Intracavitary, Intraluminal, Interstitial HDR Brachytherapy.
  • Dr. Prasanna Kumar has experience with various treatment Machines like Primus, Oncor, Artiste, True Beam, Cyberknife, HDR microselectron, Gamma Medplus.
  • He has worked with various planning systems like Oncentra, Eclipse, BRAINLAB, MimVista, and MultiplanCyberknife System.
  • He has presented a paper at TN-PY AROI 2012 – Role of Cyberknife Radiosurgery in Choroidal Melanoma.

Experience

  • Resident, Dept of Medicine and Neurosurgery, Apollo Speciality Hospital, 2008-2009, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Senior Resident, Apollo Speciality Hospital, 2012 – 2014, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Registrar, Apollo Speciality Hospital, 2014 – 2015, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Junior Consultant, Radiation Oncologist, HCG Cancer Centre, 2015 – 2017, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
  • Consultant, Radiation Oncologist, HCG Cancer Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Senior Consultant, Radiation Oncologist, SIMS Hospital, Apollo Hospitals, Kauvery Hospital, Kamakshi Hospital, Part-time and Visiting, May 2021- Till Date Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
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