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Dr Durgapoorna

Radiation Oncologist

12 Years Exp. Ernakulam

Head And Neck Cancer

Aster Medcity, Kochi

12 years of experience

MD,MBBS

Ernakulam

500 / consultation

About Dr Durgapoorna:

A Radiation Oncologist with over 12 years of experience, Dr Durgapoorna is an expert in the radiotherapeutic management of malignant / benign neurological diseases with more than a decade's experience in performing Cranial Radiosurgery. She believes in providing ethical, evidence-based management of cancers with a focus on improving the quality of life of patients. Her training at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, which is one of the most reputed cancer care facilities in the world, enriched her knowledge in advanced therapies / techniques like stereotactic body radiotherapy and image-guided treatments for tumours in extracranial sites, especially the spine, the gastro intestinal tract and the lung. Dr Durgapoorna has extensive experience in Stereotactic Radio Surgery (SRS), Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy, Image Guided Radiotherapy, Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy including Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy, Helical Tomotherapy and CyberKnife procedures along with Brachytherapy, Total Skin Electron Therapy (TSET), 3D Conformal Radiotherapy and Conventional Radiotherapy. Apart from Neuro Oncology, her areas of interest include the management of Head and Neck, breast, thoracic, gastro intestinal and gynaecological cancers.

Education:

Fellowship in Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Texas, USA), MD in Radiotherapy (Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka), MBBS (Govt. Medical College, Calicut)

Experience:

Associate Professor at the Department of Radiation Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi for over 10 years, where she was associated with MD / DMRT (Diplomate Medical Radiation Therapy) & DNB (Diplomate National Board) in Radiation Oncology.

Areas of interest:

Head And Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Gynecological Cancer, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer.

Specialisation

Head And Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Gynecological Cancer, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer.