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Dr. Srinivas B J

Dr. Srinivas B J

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Medical Oncology

Medical Oncologist


7 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr Srinivas is a medical oncologist with more than three years of experience in this field. He has completed his M.D. From Saurashtra university and then DNB from the national board of examinations, new Delhi. He has quite a few national and international publications to his credit. Dr Srinivas has many oncology-related clinical trial experiences as an investigator for many chemotherapy drugs as well as for various types of cancer.He is experienced in the management of all types of cancers including haemato-oncology. However, he has a special interest in the management of solid cancer, namely breast, lung, colorectal, prostat, and sarcomas.

Sampangiramnagar, Bangalore

HCG - The Specialist in Cancer Care


9/1, Kalinga Rao Rd, , Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, Landmark: Near SCMI, Bangalore

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10:00 - 12:00

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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.


Awards and Recognitions

Principle investigator for single-arm trial to assess the safety of afatinib for patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer - 2014
Principle investigator for phase III study BIBW 2992 as advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma - 2014


MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2000
MD - General Medicine - MP Shah Medical College,Jamnagar, 2005
DNB - Medical Oncology - National Board Of Examination, 2014


Bangalore Oncology Group


2014 - 2016 Consultant Medical Oncologist at HCG, Bangalore
2005 - 2007 Consultant at Manipal Hospital
2008 - 2009 Assistant Professor at Father Muller Medical college
2009 - 2011 Consultant at Vattsalya hospital


56971 Karnataka Medical Council, 2000
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