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Dr. Alka Chengapa

Dr. Alka Chengapa

MBBS, MD - Radiotherapy

General Physician


28 Years Experience Overall

Dr. Alka Chengapa is a Doctor and has an experience of 28 years in this field. He completed MBBS from Government Medical College, Jabalpur in 1987 and MD - Radiotherapy from Government Medical College, Jabalpur in 1991. He is a member of Indian Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (IFUMB).

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MBBS - Government Medical College, Jabalpur, 1987
MD - Radiotherapy - Government Medical College, Jabalpur, 1991


Indian Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (IFUMB)


1991 - 1992 Consultant Radiologist at Lissie Hospital And City Hospital
1991 - 1992 Consultant Radiologist at Chowgire Hospital
1992 - 1995 Consultant Radiologist at Mormug Do Port Trost Hospital
1996 - 1999 Consultant Radiologist at Haria L G Rotary Hospital
1999 - 2000 Radiologist at Apollo Speciality Hospital
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