Prof. Raghunadha Rao Digumarti

Professor of Medical Oncology, MNJ Institute of Oncology & Regional Cancer Centre, Hyderabad.

He has been a teacher for over 34 years, and an administrator since 2013. I have been a trained appraiser for NAAC for over 12 years. I am involved with both the National Board of Examinations as well as the National Medical Council for revision of syllabus, teaching and training. I have a deep interest in professional teachers’ training and public policy based on outcomes research. Born in Guntur Studied in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Tirupati &  Andhra Loyola College.

1981: MBBS Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam 

1982- 85: MD General Medicine (Panjab University), PGIMER, Chandigarh: Lady Tata Senior Research Fellowship & ICMR Senior Research Fellow

1987-89: DM Medical Oncology Cancer Institute, Madras

1989 – 2013 – Professor of Medical Oncology at NIMS, Hyderabad

Certified Member of European Society for Medical Oncology

Certified Clinical Trial Investigator of the American Association of Clinical Research Professionals and the Indian Society for Clinical Research


1993: International Union against Cancer Fellowship in Bone Marrow Transplantation, Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Canada

1998: International Union against Cancer Fellowship in Palliative Oncology, University of Birmingham, UK 

2005 - 2009: Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology, Oxford, UK and Member of the INDOX Collaboration

2007 to 2010: Member of the International Advisory Committee of the American Society for Clinical Oncology

2011: Preceptorship of the International Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Foundation at the Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, USA

2017: Dr. BC Roy National Award & Sanatanadharma Pratibha Puraskaram

2013 to 2020: Established the Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital for DAE at Vizag

2018: FRCP UK

2020: FACP (USA)

Authored 284 papers and 8 text book chapters

Teaching Experience: 32Years

Inspector and Examiner for DM and DNB Medical Oncology since 1996

Editorial Board: Indian Journal of Med & Paediatric Oncology, South Asian Journal of Oncology, Indian Journal of Cancer

National Coordinator: Training Module on Cancer Prevention & Screening, Non-Communicable Diseases Control Program, Government of India 2012

Founded: Medical Oncologists Forum (2008)

Elected Fellow of the Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences 2014

Interests: Cancer Education & Training, Drug development, Translational research, Clinical Trials in Cancer

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