Our Doctors


Dr.Jayapraksh Madhavan MD, DNB, DMRT

Dr. Jayaprakash Madhavan is a senior oncologist, with over 30 years of experience in the field of radiation oncology. He has completed graduation in medicine from Trivandrum Medical College and underwent his post graduation studies at Trivandrum Medical College, Madras Medical College at Chennai. He has undergone higher training at various internationally reputed institutes such as the Holtradium Institute (Manchester, UK), MDAH Huster (Texas,USA),Upsala University (Sweden) and Tata Memorial Hospital at Mumbai.

He had been associated with the Regional Cancer Center at Trivandrum since 1983 and has served as their Medical Superintendent from the period 2002 to 2009. During his tenure at RCC, he has also headed the Gastro-Intestine & Lung Cancer Divisions. He has contributed extensively to the field of academics and research in oncology through various paper presentations and clinical research programs. He has also been a Post Graduate examiner. His specialized areas of treatment include GI and Lung Cancer & Breast Cancer.

Dr. E.Grace Shirley

Dr. E.Grace Shirley

She has an illustrious academic career from premier institutions. Graduated in Medicine from Thanjavur Medical College in 1999 and worked as a general practitioner. Undergone Post Graduation D M R T from Barnard Institute of Radiology, Madras Medical College, Chennai. Worked as a Medical Officer in Regional Cancer Center, Trivandrum in various divisions of RCC, Trivandrum. She has also completed D.N.B (Radiotherapy) from RCC, Trivandrum.

Meanwhile, served as Medical Coordinator in Clinical Trails in Chest and Gastroenterology Oncology division in RCC, Trivandrum. She has participated & presented papers at various National and International Conferences. Since October 2010, she has been working at KIMS Cancer Center as Registrar in Oncology.

Dr. Shali S Nair

Dr. Shali S Nair

Pain and Palliative Medicine


  • Completed Certificate Course in Pain and Palliative Medicine (CCPPM) from Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences, Pallium India (WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Policy on Access to Pain Relief.)
  • Completed MDS From Kerala University of Health Sciences, Kerala, India


11years of experience in clinical practise in Noorul Islam College of Dental Science, NIMS Medicity, General Practitioner in Thyvalappil Musthafa Hospital and in Pallium India.

Area of Interest

Interested in palliative care in hospitals as well as home care by providing pain relief, to enhance the quality of life and integrates the psychological and spiritual aspects of patient care.

P.G. Jayaprakash

Dr.P.G. Jayaprakash

Honarary Senior Consultant – Radiation Oncology
( Retd Prof & HOD – Clinical Oncology & Radiation,RCC – Trivandrum)


MD – Radiation Oncology
DMR – Diploma in Medical Radiology & Radiation


  • Over 35 years of experience in Clinical Oncology practice in academic institutions – Trivandrum Medical College and RCC,Trivandrum.

Area of Expertise:

  • Over 30 years of expertise experience in clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy in the management of Gynaecological Malignancies and over 25 years of Clinical Oncology & Radiation in the management of Urological malignancies.

Specific sites of Expertise

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Uterine Carcinoma & Sarcomas
  • Ovarian cancers
  • Other Genital malignancies of females.
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Cancer of the Urinary bladder
  • Other male Genital cancers
  • Cancer of Unknown primary

mrita B Rao

Dr. Amrita B Rao

Brief Description :

During her 4 years of training in Tata Memorial Hospital the premier Cancer centre in the country, received extensive Hands on training in Onco-plastic Reconstruction with microvascular free flaps in Head and Neck , Soft tissue and Bony Reconstruction of limbs and Breast Reconstruction.
Also trained in Aesthetic Surgical procedures like Abdominoplasty , Liposuction , Fat Grafting and Fillers , Breast reduction and Breast lift .
Trained in Microvascular Surgeries for trauma and Burns Rehabilitation .

Education and Qualifications :

  • Completed M.B.B.S from Byramjee jeejeebhoy Hospital Pune in 2007.
  • Passed M.S in General Surgery from Trivandrum Medical College in 2012 .
  • Completed MCh in Plastic Reconstructive and Microvascular surgery from Tata Memorial Centre Mumbai in 2017.

Area of Interest

  • Microvascular Reconstruction for functional and aesthetic rehabilitation after onco-surgery .
  • Surgical Rehabilitation of Burns
  • Liposuction and Body Contouring .
  • Breast Surgeries
Dr Shwetha Seetharam

Dr Shwetha Seetharam

Associate Consultant – Paediatric Oncology

Dr Shwetha has been associated with the Division of Paediatric Oncology at the Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram from 2012 to 2018 and has received extensive training in the management of leukemias, lymphomas and solid tumors including neuroblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, Wilm’s tumor and various bone tumors.


  • Completed M.B.B.S from Kasturba Medical College,Manipal in 2006.
  • Passed M.D in Paediatrics from Kasturba Medical College,Mangalore in 2010.
  • Completed DM in Paediatric Oncology from Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram in 2017.

Area of Interest

  • Hematological malignancies and solid tumors in paediatrics
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis
Dr. G Rijju

Dr. G Rijju

Coordinator and Sr. Consultant – Nuclear Medicine
MD, DRM, DNB(Nuclear Medicine), FPCT

Areas of Interest

  • Nuclear Oncology
  • Myocardial Viability assessment
  • Brain PET CT in neurodegenerative disorders and Movement disorders
  • Thyroid Disorders and Thyroid Cancer management
  • Neuroendocrine Tumours evaluation and therapy (PRRT )
  • PSMSA peptide imaging and therapy (PRRT) for Ca.Prostate
  • Radionuclide Targeted therapies
Dr. P.P.Abdul Shahid

Dr. P.P.Abdul Shahid

Consultant-Medical Oncology
M.D(General Medicine), DM(Medical Oncology)

Dr. B J Sunil

Dr. B J Sunil


  • Completed MBBS from Trivandrum Medical College in 1999
  • Completed MS in General Surgery from Coimbatore Medical College in 2003
  • Passed DNB in General Surgery in 2004
  • Completed MCh in Surgical Oncology from Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai in 2008
  • Underwent Fellowship in Hepatobiliary surgery under the tutelage of Professor Chao Long Chen from 1-10-2013 to 31-3-2014 at the Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan and was awarded Fellowship in Hepatobiliary surgery and Liver transplantation. The center is one of the leading living donor liver transplantation center and a high volume center for management of liver diseases especially Hepatocellular carcinoma. During this period, he was involved in HPB surgery and living donor liver transplantation.

Work experience:

  • Was Professor of Surgical Oncology at Cancer Institute (WIA), Adyar, Chennai until April 2019.
  • He has over 11 years of experience exclusively in cancer surgery at the largest tertiary cancer center in South India. He has also supervised postgraduate trainees during surgery.
  • He has over 14 years of teaching experience in Surgical Oncology. He was also involved in taking classes for the residents in the department and assisting/ supervising them during surgery.

Fields of expertise:

  • Gastrointestinal cancers including stomach cancer (Gastric cancer)
  • Colonic cancers
  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreas
  • Gynaecological cancers
  • Breast cancer
  • Skin and soft tissue cancers
  • Genito-urinary cancers
  • Retroperitoneal tumors.

Special interest in gastric and liver cancers.

Dr. Rajitha L

Dr. Rajitha L

Consultant- Medical Oncologist

  • Completed MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum in 2004
  • Completed MD (General Medicine) from Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum in 2008
  • Completed DM (Medical Oncology) from Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram in 2016

Clinical, Teaching and Work experience:

  • Three years worked as Junior Resident in General Medicine and subspecialties in Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
  • Two years worked as Consultant Physician at Periyar Hospital, Kumily, Idduki.
  • 10 months worked as Lecturer at Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in the Department of Medical Oncology
  • Three years worked as Senior Resident in Medical Oncology in the Department of Medical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Two years and 9 months worked as Assistant professor in Medical Oncology in the Department of Medical Oncology, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Dr. Bharath V M

Dr. Bharath V M

Consultant – Oncosurgeon


  • Completed MBBS from Vinayaka Mission Medical college, Pondicherry in 2005
  • Passed MS in General Surgery from Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum in 2011
  • Completed M.Ch in Surgical Oncology from Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum in 2015
  • Has Fellowship in International College of Robotic Surgeons (Gurgaon 2016), Fellowship in Minimal Access Oncosurgery (Indoamerican Hospital, Hyderabad, 2015)

Work Experience:

  • Assistant Professor in Surgical Oncology in RCC Trivandrum (2017 – 2019)
  • Sr. Specialist in surgical oncology in Aster Medicity (2016 -2017)

Special Areas:

  • Colorectal and gastric malignancies
  • Breast and sarcoma and gynaecological malignancies
  • Vascular access – chemoport insertions
  • Minimal access in Oncosurgeries