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Dr Ashwathy Mathew

Radiation Oncologist

9 Years Exp. Chennai

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Apollo Proton, Chennai

9 years of experience

MBBS , MD (Radiation Oncology) , DNB (Radiation Oncology)

Chennai

2000 / consultation

About Dr Ashwathy Mathew:

Dr Ashwathy is an accomplished Radiation Oncologist with special focus on Gastrointestinal Oncology and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy. She has trained at national and international centres of excellence in Oncology with experience of working with world-leaders in the fields of radiation Oncology as well as gastrointestinal Oncology. Her sub-specialty training involved a Fellowship in SBRT for Gastrointestinal and Lung tumors from the Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada and in addition she has undergone observerships at the University of Pennsylvannia, Pennsylvannia, USA and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, USA in order to further enhance her expertise in proton therapy for Gastrointestinal Cancers. Her patient-centric approach to medical care is enabled by constant updation of the most recent advancements in the treatment modalities for cancer. Her keen involvement in clinical research is mainly focussed on liver cancer, lung cancer and cervical cancer as well as high- precision radiotherapy techniques such as SBRT and IGRT and she has contributed to several research papers as the key author.

Education:

MBBS from Govt Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India in 2009 ,MD Radiation Oncology from Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai in 2013 ,Diplomate of National Board of Examinations (DNB) in Radiation Oncology in 2014 ,Clinical Fellowship in Gastrointestinal and Lung Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy at the University of Toronto (Princess Margaret Cancer Centre), Toronto, Canada in 2018

Experience:

Attached to Beacon Hospital, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (May 2019-present) Clinical Fellowship in GI & Lung SBRT at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada (Jul 2017-Jun 2018) Senior Residency at Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India (Aug 2014-May 2017) Junior Residency at Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India (May 2010- Apr 2013) Medical Officer at Community Health Centre, Kumarakom, Kottayam, Kerala as part of Rural Service obligation (Feb 2009- Jan 2010) Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship at Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram and affiliated hospitals (Jan 2008- Jan 2009)

Memberships:

Maharashtra Medical Council Tamil Nadu Medical Council Travancore-Cochin Medical Council Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI) American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)- 2018-2019. European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO)- 2016 American Brachytherapy Society (ABS)

Areas of interest:

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer, Lung Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Liver Cancer.

Research publications:

Chopra, Supriya & Mathew, Ashwathy & Maheshwari, Amita & Bhatla, Neerja & Singh, Shalini & Rai, Bhavana & Surappa, Shylasree & Ghosh, Jaya & Sharma, Dayanand & Bhaumik, Jaydip & Biswas, Manash & Deodhar, Kedar & Popat, Palak & Giri, Sushil & Mahantshetty, Umesh & Tongaonkar, Hemant & Billimaga, Ramesh & Grover, Surbhi & Shrivastava, Shyam Kishore. (2018). National Cancer Grid of India Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Cervical Cancer. Journal of global oncology. 4. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1200/JGO.17.00152 Chopra, Supriya & Gupta, Meetakshi & Mathew, Ashwathy & Mahantshetty, Umesh & Lavanya, G & Gupta, Sudeep & Ghosh, Jaya & Thakur, Meenakshi & Deodhar, Kedar & Menon, Santosh & Rekhi, Bharat & Bajpai, Jyoti & Gulia, Seema & Maheshwari, Amita & Kerkar, Rajendra & Surappa, Shylasree & Shrivastava, Shyam Kishore. (2018). Locally advanced cervical cancer: A study of 5-year outcomes. Indian Journal of Cancer. 55. 45. https://doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_428_17 Chopra, Supriya & Mathew, Ashwathy & Mehta, Shaesta & Ostwal, Vikas & Goel, Mahesh & Rajamanickam, Karthick & Patil, Prachi & Gupta, Sudeep & Shetty, Nitin & Kannan, Sadhana & Polnaya, Ashwin & Patkar, Shraddha & Rangarajan, Venkatesh & Agrawal, Archi & Ramadwar, Mukta & Shrikhande, Shailesh & Joshi, Kishore & Epili, Dandpani & Shrivastava, Shyam Kishore. (2017). Protocol for a phase III randomized trial of chemoradiation and systemic chemotherapy vs. systemic chemotherapy alone in patients with unresectable nonmetastatic cholangiocarcinoma. International Journal of Clinical Trials. 4. 14. https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-3259.ijct20170303 Chopra, Supriya & Mathew, Ashwathy & Shrivastava, Shyam Kishore. (2014). Positioning high-dose radiation in multidisciplinary management of unresectable cholangiocarcinomas: Review of current evidence. Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. 33. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12664-014-0495-6

Specialisation

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer, Lung Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Liver Cancer.