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Dr. Karimi Prashob Kumar

Dr. Karimi Prashob Kumar – Surgical Oncologist

Dr. Karimi Prashob Kumar is a Surgical Oncologist with Medicover Hospital in Kakinada, bringing 15 years of experience in the field. He has served as an expert in Surgical Oncology across various cities in India. Dr. Kumar’s career includes positions at prominent hospitals such as Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Apollo Hospital in Visakhapatnam, and Apollo Hospital in Kakinada. His extensive experience and work at these esteemed institutions highlight his expertise and dedication to cancer treatment and surgery. 


Dr Karimi Prashob Kumar has expertise in the following areas –

  • Head and neck oncology surgeries
  • Surgeries for lip, tongue and buccal mucosa in the form of wide excisions,mandibulectomies, maxilectomies, and neck dissections
  • Total thyroidectomy and laryngectomies with TEP.
  • Optimal cytoreduction for ovarian malignancies, radical hysterectomy, and pelvic and Para-aortic node dissection for cervix and endometrium as indicated.
  • Breast oncology
  • Gastrointestinal oncology – gastrectomy, Low anterior resections, and all types of colectomies and small bowel resections.
  • Thoracic oncology – transthoracic esophagectomy with gastric pull-up, lobectomies, and pneumonectomies.
  • Chest wall resection and reconstruction, mediastinal mass management.
  • Genitourinary – penectomies and groin dissection, radical cystectomies, radical and partial nephrectomies with retroperitoneal node dissections. All kinds of testicular malignancies.
  • Musculoskeletal sarcomas, benign and malignant bone tumors.
  • Procedures for palliation like emergency tracheostomy, palliative GJ, Feeding Jejunostomy, vessel ligations, and skin malignancies management.

Education & Achievements

  • Dr YSR University of Health Sciences (MBBS )
  • MS General Surgery
  • MCh Surgical Oncology

 Work Experience 

  • Senior resident at MNJ Institute of Oncology, Hyderabad. (1 year)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology in Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital & Research Centre 1 yr 3 months
  • Consultant Surgical Oncologist in Apollo Visakhapatnam
  • Visiting Consultant Apollo Kakinada
  • Assistant professor of Surgical Oncology in VIMS Visakhapatnam 1 year


Dr Karimi Prashob Kumar has authored several publications including –

  • General Surgery Application of LRINEC Score for Predicting the outcome in necrotizing fasciitis.
  • Surgical Oncology Predictive power of different biomarkers in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma for Lymph node metastasis

 Awards & Achievements 

  • Secured All India 1st rank in JIPMER Super Speciality Entrance Examination 2013
  • Best Poster Award 1st prize in Midterm National Conference Bhopal by IASO.
  • Third prize in Quiz conducted in APASICON 2011.
  • Speaker on Colorectal Malignancies Symposium in Mediciti Medical College, Hyderabad.
  • Award in Serving Poor People by Arimathi Thenagan in Pondicherry


  • IASO – Indian Association of Surgical Oncology.


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  • Telugu
  • Hindi
  • Kannada

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