The department of Radiation Oncology is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities like a dual energy Linear Accelerator with Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. A latest Linear Accelerator with Image Guided Radiation Therapy is being procured to cater to the increased needs of the patients. A modern CT-Simulator, Treatment Planning System and High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy Unit are available for precise and highly conformal radiotherapeutic techniques.
Dr.M. Nagarajan MD (RT), DNB (RT), is the lead physician of the head and neck cancer unit .His area of interest is head and neck cancers and lung cancer.
Dr.C. Anand Narayan MD (Radiotherapy) is a Radiation Oncologist.
Medical Physics is an integral part of the department of Radiation Oncology. Chief Physicist / RSO leads a team comprising of a Senior Physicist and two Medical Physicists. The primary work includes advanced radiation treatment planning for Cancer patients. Maintaining Quality of radiation generators, commission and decommissioning of radiation equipments etc. This division caters the radiation safety requirements for the entire hospital in line with government regulations.
T.Sundaram M.Sc., M.C.A., M.Phil, Chief Physicist
Areas of Interest : Research and development in radiobiological models, intensity modulation and radiation dosimetry, Project guidance for post-graduates
Mr.T.P.Chellapandian M.Sc, Medical Physicist
Areas of interest : Radiation dosimetry, Brachytherapy, IMRT
Mr.V. Jegan M.Sc, Medical Physicist
Areas of interest : Image guided radiotherapy and biological dosimetry
Mr.P.Selvarajan M.Sc, Medical Physicist
Areas of interest : Quality Assurance, Teletherapy