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Dr. Sampath Kumar M.N.

Dr. Sampath Kumar M.N.

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Medical Oncology

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Medical Oncologist

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11 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sampath Kumar says "I have 10 Years Experience in the field of Oncology, I have completed my MBBS from Mysore University, and MD from RGUHS Bangalore, DNB from Delhi, DM Medical Oncology from Gujrat University. Presently I am practicing at Magnum Onco Care at KH Road (Double Road) in Bangalore".

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Malleswaram, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital Malleshwaram

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8th Main Road, 5/2, 13th Cross Road, Landmark: Opposite to Canara Union, Bangalore

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Tue - Wed, Sat

03:30 - 04:30

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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.

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Education

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MBBS - AIMS, Mysore University, 2000
MD - General Medicine - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 2006
DNB - General Medicine - National Board Of Examination, 2007

Experience

2013 - 2018 Oncologist at Magnus Onco Care

Registrations

56365 Karnataka Medical Council, 2000
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