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Dr Anita Ramesh

Medical Oncologist

18 Years Exp. Chennai

Hematological Cancer

HCG Cancer Centre, Chennai

18 years of experience

MBBS, DCH(UK), MD(RT), DNB(RT), DM(Med onco), MSc(Onco UK), MBA


About Dr Anita Ramesh:

Dr Anita Ramesh is a graduate of the University of Calcutta, who holds specialization in DM (Medical Oncology) from a prestigious college in Chennai. She completed her MSc (Oncology) from the University of Nottingham, U.K. and a certification programme in Medical Oncology from the European Society of Medical Oncology. Her specialization covers all the areas of cancer management and treatment and she has been practicing in the field of Adult Medical Oncology, Pediatric Oncology and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant (PBSCT) from the last 12 years. Dr Anita Ramesh was awarded a scholarship by the British Council and has received a Fellowship in Pediatric Oncology from the International Outreach Programme and St. Jude Children's Hospital, Memphis, US. She has more than 50 international presentations and 44 publications in peer review journals to her credit, with 5 clinical trials as Principal Investigator. Dr Anita Ramesh is also Member of various organizations like the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO).


MBBS - National Medical college,Calcutta University, 1992 MD - Radiotherapy - Banaras Hindu University, 1997 DM - Oncology - DR.MGR Medical University, 2000 Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2003 DNB - Radiotherapy - National Board of Examinations,new delhi, 1997


Assistant Professor Medical Oncology- Cancer Institute (WIA) , Chennai, India-6 years 5months. Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute,Sri Ramachandra University , India- Associate Professor Medical Oncology-1year 11 months Professor Medical Oncology-6.5 years.


International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP). European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO). Corresponding Membership United Kingdom Children Cancer Study Group ( UKCCSG). American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) . Indian Academy of Paediatrics ( IAP). Stem cell Research Committee of Sri Ramachandra Medical College.

Areas of interest:

Blood Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer, Lymphoma.

Research publications:

Ramesh, Anita & Jeffries, Claire & Castanha, Priscila & Oliveira, Paula & Alexander, Neal & Cameron, Mary & Braga, Cynthia & Walker, Thomas. (2019). No evidence of Zika, dengue, or chikungunya virus infection in field-caught mosquitoes from the Recife Metropolitan Region, Brazil, 2015. Wellcome open research. 4. 93. Ramesh, Anita & Cameron, Mary & Spence, Kirstin & Spaans, Remy & Melo-Santos, Maria & Paiva, Marcelo & Guedes, Duschinka & Barbosa, Ros‰ngela Maria & Oliveira, Claudia & S‡, AndrЋ & Jeffries, Claire & Castanha, Priscila & Oliveira, Paula & Walker, Thomas & Alexander, Neal & Braga, Cynthia. (2018). Development of an urban molecular xenomonitoring system for lymphatic filariasis in the Recife Metropolitan Region, Brazil. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 12. e0006816. Blanchet, Karl & Ramesh, Anita & Frison, Severine & Warren, Emily & Hossain, Mazeda & Smith, James & Knight, Abigail & Post, Nathan & Lewis, Chris & Woodward, Aniek & Dahab, Maysoon & Ruby, Alexander & Sistenich, Vera & Pantuliano, Sara & Roberts, Bayard. (2017). Evidence on public health interventions in humanitarian crises. The Lancet. 390. Ramesh, Anita & Bristow, Julie & Kovats, Sari & Lindsay, Steve & Haslam, Dominic & Schmidt, Elena & Gilbert, Clare. (2016). The impact of climate on the abundance of Musca sorbens, the vector of trachoma. Parasites & Vectors. 9. Braga, Cynthia & Albuquerque, Maria de Fatima & Cordeiro, Marli & Castanha, Priscila & Ramesh, Anita & Alexander, Neal & Mello, Maria Julia & Marques, Ernesto & Martelli, Celina. (2016). Prospective birth cohort in a hyperendemic dengue area in Northeast Brazil: methods and preliminary results. Cadernos de Saњde Pњblica. 32. Ramesh, Anita & Blanchet, Karl & Ensink, Jeroen & Roberts, Bayard. (2015). Evidence on the Effectiveness of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Interventions on Health Outcomes in Humanitarian Crises: A Systematic Review. PloS one. 10. Ramesh, Anita & Kovats, Sari & Haslam, Dominic & Schmidt, Elena & Gilbert, Clare. (2013). The Impact of Climatic Risk Factors on the Prevalence, Distribution, and Severity of Acute and Chronic Trachoma. PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 7. e2513. Kovats, Sari & Ramesh, Anita & Gilbert, Clare & Schmidt, Elena & Haslam, Dom. (2013). Systematic review of the effects of climate factors on the prevalence and distribution of acute and chronic trachoma. ISEE Conference Abstracts. 2013. 4027. Ehresmann, Kristen & Ramesh, Anita & Como-Sabetti, Kathryn & Peterson, Diane & Whitney, Cynthia & Moore, Kristine. (2001). Factors Associated with Self-Reported Pneumococcal Immunization among Adults 65 Years of Age or Older in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area. Preventive medicine. 32. 409-15.


Blood Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer, Lymphoma.