Vydehi Cancer Center

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9 years of experience as Medical Oncologist after Superspecialization.He did his undergraduation from JN Medical College, Belgaum in the year 2001 and subsequently did post graduation in Internal Medicine from Kasturba Medical College Mangalore in 2006. He did his superspecialization in Medical Oncology from the esteemed and one of the oldest oncology centres of India – Cancer Institute Adyar, Chennai in 2010.
From 2010 he has been working in the Medical Oncology Department at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre. He has contributed immensely in the setting up of the Medical Oncology Department at Vydehi. He is also an ESMO member (European Society of Medical Oncology) and an active member of CMOG (Collaborative Medical Oncology Group). He has undergone training in Hematological Malignancies in Giessen University in Germany. He has also undergone training in basic research conducted by The Union (International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung disease) he is a member of Institutional Ethics Committee at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre. He has represented the department in various National and International Oncology conferences in the form of a moderator, panelist and as a Chair Person. He has worked as Principal Investigator and co investigator in various oncology trials. He deals with the full spectrum of hematological and solid malignancies and has a special interest in Hodgkins Lymphoma, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Lung and Prostate Cancer, Pediatric solid cancers, bone and soft tissue tumors and in Autologous stem cell transplant.

Work Experience

18 years overall in Oncology ( 14 years post Superspecialisation )

Dr. Shashidhar V Karpurmath

Head of Medical Oncology