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10 Best Oncologists in Chennai - Updated 2022

India is exceptionally proficient when it comes to treating cancer. The country is well facilitated with the latest medical technology and has a plethora of skilled oncologists. Moreover, the cost of treating oral cancerstomach cancerlung cancerovarian cancer or any other form of cancer is very affordable in India. All these factors combined make India an ideal destination for treating cancer. Chennai is a hub of advanced and good medical facilities in India. In case you are looking for cancer treatment in Chennai, here’s a list of the top 10 oncologists in Chennai. These doctors are exceptionally skilled at providing the best cancer care and have secured their position among the best oncologists in India

Fortis Malar Hospital

700

Next available - Friday 4pm - 5:30pm

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Dr. Bellarmine

57 years of experience

MD - General Medicine, MBBS

Surgical Oncologist

Oncologist

  • Dr. Bellarmine is a top oncologist in Chennai who specializes in Internal Medicine and Surgical Oncology.
  • He is skilled and proficient in treatments like Hematology, Chemotherapy, Biopsy and Palliative treatment.
  • A renowned surgeon in one of the best breast cancer hospitals in Chennai, his expertise expands to the very modern techniques of Diagnostic and Therapeutic treatment of Breast cancer. 
  • Awards and Recognition:
    • Silver Jubilee Memorial Prize (Gold Medal) in MD at Stanley Medical College
    • IMA Doctors Day Award for Outstanding Service in the field of MEDICAL ONCOLOGY (1994)
    • Gold Medal in Medicine, Stanley Medical college.
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Dr. Prof. S. Subramanian

56 years of experience

MBBS

Oncologist

  • Dr. S. Subramanian is a celebrated oncologist in Chennai who has a massive experience of 56 years in the field of Medical Oncology.
  • He is an expert in Bone marrow transplant, Lumpectomy, Stem Cell Transplantation, Brachytherapy and Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Mucosal Resection.
  • His prowess and proficiency have led to many successful cancer treatments across the country, and his patients consider him nothing less than a force of God.
  • Awards and Memberships:
    • Received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by Tamilnadu MGR Medical University from Hon. Governor Dr. K. Rossiah.
    • European Society of Medical Oncology
    • Member of Tamilnadu Medical Council.
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Kkr Hospital

Next available - Friday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 6:00 am - 8:00 am

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Dr. K. Vijayasarthy

43 years of experience

MD - General Medicine, MBBS

Medical Oncologist

Oncologist

  • A master in the field of medical oncology, it wouldn’t be wrong to call Dr. K Vijayasarthy one of the best oncologists in Chennai.
  • Apart from his skill in Melanoma Treatment, Breast Cancer Treatment and Large Cell tumor Treatment, he is also famous for successfully treating the rare Ewing’s Sarcoma among his patients.
  • Memberships:
    • API
    • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
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Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital

800

Next available - Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Dr. Raja M A

41 years of experience

PhD - Medical Oncology, MRCP (UK), MD - General Medicine, MBBS

Oncologist

  • One of the best medical oncologists in Chennai, Dr. Raja MA is a much sought after expert General physician and oncologist.
  • He specializes in cancer treatments like head and neck, soft tissues, Gynecological, Urinary, Lung, Gastro-intestinal and Breast Cancer.
  • Dr. Raja’s energy is a source of motivation and support for his patients as they go through the most difficult journey of their lives in terms of health. 
  • Awards and Recognition:
    • Indian Medial Association Award in Surgery.
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Dr. S.g.d. Gangadharan

37 years of experience

DM - Oncology, MD - Oncology, MBBS

Oncologist

  • With a whopping experience of over 37 years, Dr. SGD Gangadharan is a renowned consultant in Medical Oncology.
  • His specialization and expertise in performing Ewing's Sarcoma Treatment, Stem Cell Transplantation, Melanoma Treatment, Lumpectomy and Osteosarcoma Treatment makes him one of the best oncologists in Tamil Nadu.
  • He is a packed box of talent and skills as he also has experience in successfully curing Brain Tumor,  Blood Tumor, Lung and Breast Cancer Treatment.
  • Memberships:
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology
    • Europe's leading medical oncology society.
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Vs Hospitals - Multi Speciality

500

Next available - Friday 3:30pm - 5:30pm

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Dr. M. Balu David

36 years of experience

MD - Radiotherapy, DMRT, MBBS

Radiation Oncologist

Oncologist

  • Dr. M. Balu David has 36 years of experience under his belt and specializes in Radiation Oncology.
  • His expertise lies in the treatment like Brachytherapy using megavoltage X-rays or radionuclides, Proton Therapy and External Beam Radiation for Prostate Cancer.
  • Dr. David’s effective treatment procedures have helped thousands of patients bounce back to lead healthy and fulfilling life.
  • Awards and Memberships:
    • WHO Fellowship - Award in Radiation Oncology
    • Member of Tamilnadu Medical Council.
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Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospital

500

Next available - Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Dr. J Surendran

34 years of experience

MD - Radiotherapy, MBBS

Radiation Oncologist

Oncologist

  • Dr. J Surendran is a expert Radiation Oncologist.
  • He specializes in treatments like External Beam Radiation for Prostate Cancer, Cytology Guided by Ultrasound, Brachytherapy and Proton Therapy.
  • An active member of the Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI),  Dr. Surendran has made significant contributions to the field of medical science and remains one of the most celebrated oncologists with a high success rate.
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Dr. S. Jagadesh Chandra Bose

32 years of experience

MCh - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS

Oncologist

Surgical Oncologist

  • Dr. S. Jagadesh Chandra Bose is a renowned consultant and surgical oncologist in Chennai.
  • He specializes in head and neck cancer, soft tissue cancer, Gynecological Cancer, Urinary Cancer, Lung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer and Breast Cancer.
  • His inherent curiosity about befuddling symptoms always leads to the most accurate diagnosis of his patients. 
  • Awards and Recognition:
    • Gold Medalist in Anatomy and Best outgoing Post Graduate - 1986
    • Gold Medal in Anatomy
    • Best Outgoing Student
    • Best Outgoing Postgraduate
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Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital

800

Next available - Friday 10:15 am - 4:00 pm

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Dr. Mahadev P

27 years of experience

MD - Radiotherapy, DNB - Radiotherapy, DMRT, MBBS

Radiation Oncologist

Oncologist

  • Dr. Mahadev P is an of Radiotherapy and Cranial Cyber-Knife Radiosurgery.
  • He specializes in Intensity Lumbago, Treatment of Central Nervous System Tumors.
  • Dr. Mahadev also has vast experience in modern techniques like Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy, Image Guided Radiotherapy and Modulated Radiotherapy, and brings to his patients the best treatment suited for them.
  • Active member of Indian Medical Association (IMA).
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Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital

800

Next available - Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Dr. Rathna Devi

27 years of experience

Diploma in Radio Therapy, MBBS

Radiation Oncologist

Oncologist

  • Dr. Rathna Devi is an expert in Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology.
  • She is proficient in treatments of Intensity Modulated Radio Therapy, Genitourinary Malignancies, Stereotactic Radio Therapy, Cranial Cyber-Knife Radiosurgery, Hair Treatment, Image Guided Radio Therapy, Treatment of Central Nervous System Tumors
  • Her diagnosis and treatment procedures are always aligned to make her patients comfortable while giving them the best means to get treated and cured. 
  • Awards and Memberships:
    • M.Jagadeesan Award,Young Radiation Oncology award (Kerala) – 2010
    • Indian Medical Association (IMA).
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