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Dr Abhilash Gavarraju

Dr Abhilash Gavarraju – Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Abhilash Gavarraju is a well-known Consultant Radiation Oncologist with 8+ years of experience in his field. He specializes in treating cancer patients using radiation therapy, which involves the use of high-energy radiation to destroy cancer cells. Currently, Dr. Gavarraju practices in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, where he is known for his expertise and compassionate patient care. He has a strong background in advanced radiation techniques, including intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT). 

Specializations

Dr. Abhilash Gavarraju performs major interventions in the following specialties –

  • Radiation Oncologist

Expertise 

Dr Abhilash Gavarraju has gained expertise in the following major interventions –

  • Neuro-Oncology – Specialized in treating Pediatric & Adult Brain and Spine Tumors.
  • Uro Oncology – Advanced Prostate Cancer & Bladder Cancer radiation therapy with international research and publications
  • Head & Neck Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Gynecological Oncology & Advanced Brachytherapy

Education

  • MD – Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute Of Medical Sciences
  • Fellowship & Senior Resident – Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital

 Work Experience 

  • Senior Resident – Andhra Medical College, King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam – AUG 2016 to DEC 2017.
  • Visiting Fellowship – The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK – AUG 2017 to OCT 2017
  • Neuro-Oncology Fellowship – Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai – JAN 2018 to JULY 2018
  • Uro Oncology Fellowship – Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai – AUG 2018 to JAN 2019
  • Head & Neck Oncology Fellowship – Tata Memorial Hospital – FEB 2019 to JULY 2019
  • Senior Resident – Tata Memorial Hospital – AUG 2019 to DEC 2019
  • Junior Consultant – Apollo Cancer Centre, Visakhapatnam – FEB 2020 to DEC 2021
  • Consultant – Apollo Cancer Centre & HCG Cancer Centre, Visakhapatnam – JAN 2022 to DEC 2023
  • Consultant – Medicover Cancer Institute, Visakhapatnam – JAN 2024 to date

 Awards & Achievements 

  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the external auditory canal – A Case Report with a review of literature; UPAROI, Bareilly – 2014 (BEST POSTER AWARD)
  • Young Fellowship Award at Young Radiation Oncologist’s Conference (YROC 2014) held at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh and attended Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, in January 2015.
  • FRANK ELLIS MEDAL 2024 – HEAD & NECK PAPER (Co-Author)

Publications 

Dr. Abhilash Gavarraju has authored several national and international publications including –

  • Joseph N, McWilliam A, Kennedy J, Haslett K, Mahil J, Gavarraju A et al. Post-treatment lymphocytopaenia, integral body dose and overall survival in lung cancer patients treated with radical radiotherapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2019 Jun 1;135:115-119. Epub 2019 Mar 20. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2019.03.008
  • Murthy V, Gavarraju A, Krishnatry R. Re: Peter A.S. Johnstone, David Boulware, Rosa Djajadiningrat, et al. Primary Penile Cancer: The Role of Adjuvant Radiation Therapy in the Management of Extranodal Extension in Lymph Nodes. Eur Urol Focus. In press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euf.2018.10.007. Eur Urol Focus. 2021 Jan;7(1):225. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2019.03.015. Epub 2019 Apr 11. PMID: 30981672.
  • Murthy V, Mallick I, Gavarraju A, et al Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial of prostate radiotherapy in high-risk and node-positive disease comparing moderate and extreme hypofractionation (PRIME TRIAL)BMJ Open 2020;10:e034623. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034623

 Memberships 

  • Life Member of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India – AROI (LM-2333)
  • Life Member – Society of Genitourinary Oncologists (SOGO)

 Languages 

  • English
  • Telugu
  • Hindi

Dr. Abhilash Gavarraju is committed to staying updated with the latest advancements in oncology to provide the best possible treatments. His dedication to his patients and field has earned him a reputable position among his peers. He often collaborates with other oncology specialists to ensure a comprehensive treatment plan for his patients. Additionally, Dr. Gavarraju is involved in research and education, contributing to the ongoing development of radiation oncology practices.

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