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Dr. Anil Kumar

Dr. Anil Kumar

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Medical Oncology


Medical Oncologist


9 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. Anil Kumar is a consultant at Sparsh Hospitals, Bangalore. After completing his graduation from Bangalore Medical College (Bangalore), he was selected for internal medicine residency at the prestigious PGIMER University, Chandigarh through a national level entrance examination. He underwent 3 years of rigorous internal medicine training at this busy hospital which provides services to almost 5 states as an apex referral center. During his internal medicine residency, he developed an interest to specialize in Haematoncology and Medical Oncology. He then completed his DM in Medical Oncology, 3 years of training in Haematoncology, Bone Marrow Transplant and Medical Oncology from a prestigious institute in South India. He has presented papers at several international conferences and has published notable articles in peer-reviewed international journals. His publications have been cited 36 times in various international papers published in renowned journals.

Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore

SPARSH Hospital


#4/1, Tumkur Main Road, Yeshwantpur,, Landmark: Next to RNS Motors, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

08:00 - 01:30
02:30 - 05:00

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Vasanthnagar, Bangalore

SPARSH Hospital


146, Infantry Road, Landmark: Opposite Police Commissioners Office, Bangalore

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is an oncologist?

A: An oncologist is a physician with specialization in diagnosing, treating and providing care to patients who have cancer of any tissue or organ.

Q: What are the different branches in oncology?

A: The different branches of oncology are: (1) medical oncology, who treats cancer using chemotherapy (2) surgical oncology, perform surgical procedures to remove tumour (3) radiation oncology, provide radiation therapy (4) gynecologic oncology, treat gynecologic cancer (5) pediatric oncology, specialist of disease in children (6) haematologist-oncology, treats blood cancer

Q: What is the difference between a clinical and medical oncologist?

A: A medical oncologist provides treatment of cancer using systematic therapy (chemotherapy, hormone therapy and biological agents), whereas a clinical oncologist uses a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Q: What kind of training does an oncologist get?

A: Training as an oncologist involves four years of medical school for bachelors degree (MBBS) followed by a residency period and a post-graduate degree in oncology. The post-graduation degree may be MD in medicine/paediatrics, with a DM in medical oncology or MD in radiotherapy.

Q: Does an oncologist perform surgeries for cancer treatment?

A: A surgical oncologist, who has got training at surgical procedures can perform surgery to remove tumours.



MBBS - Bangalore Medical College, Karnataka, 2005
MD - General Medicine - PGIMER, Chandigarh, India, 2009
DM - Medical Oncology - Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, 2013


72577 Karnataka Medical Council, 2009
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