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 T K Padmanabhan

A graduate in medicine from Trivandrum Medical College in 1965, Dr. Padmanabhan completed post graduation from Lucknow university in 1970.

He trained in Radiotherapy and Oncology at Christie Hospital in Manchester, UK. After his return from UK, he joined the Government Medical College as a Professor and later moved to RCC as their Medical Superintendent.

After his voluntary retirement in 1993, he joined the Apollo Group of Hospitals as their senior consultant in Radiation Oncology and headed the development of their oncology center at Chennai.

Since 2004, he has headed the Department of Radiation Oncology at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi and presently continues with them as a visiting professor. He has served in highly responsible positions in both state & national organisations including the IMA, Indian Radiological Association, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and others.

He has also played an active role in the development of the academic & research aspects of oncology through various publications & journals. He has also been a co-investigator of the national cancer registry project (NCRP) in RCC Trivandrum. He has been a Post Graduate examiner for Kerala, Calicut, Mangalore, Bangalore and Madras Universities and has also been an examiner for the National Board of Examinations.

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. Boben Thomas

Dr. Boben Thomas is a medical oncologist with over 5 years of experience.

Having graduated in medicine from Bangalore University in 2001, he completed his post graduation in Internal Medicine from Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai in 2005. Following his DNB in Medical Oncology from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, he also completed his fellowship in Paediatric Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Prior to joining KIMS as Medical Oncologist, he was associated with AIMS, Kochi as Assistant Professor in the departments of Medical & Paediatric Oncology. He has also received training in clinical research from Oxford University, London & Symbiosis University, Pune.

His areas of expertise include paediatric oncology & adult solid tumours.

Mohammed Sajan

Dr.Mohammed Sajan

Pain and Palliative Medicine


  • Completed MBBS degree from Trivandrum Medical College on March 2004.
  • Completed Certification program on Palliative medicine conducted by Regional Cancer Centre – Division of Palliative medicine in 2009.


Dr.Mohammed Sajan has 14 years experience in clinical practice,with more than 6 years on Pain and Palliative medicine.He was working for the past three years with the project called “Snehasanthwanam ” , an initiative for palliative home care by Indian Medical Association.He was also working as Medical Officer in Pain & Pallaitive Medicine at RCC, Trivandrum for 4 years.He has 4 years experience in the field of Clinical research with more than 2 years experience in the field of Clinical research Project Management.

Area of Interest

Dr.Sajan is interested in practising Pain and Palliative medicine in Hospitals as well as home care service.




  • Completed MBBS from TD Medical College, Alappuzha in 1998
  • Passed MS in General Surgery from Trivandrum Medical College in 2003
  • Passed DNB in General Surgery in 2006
  • Completed MCh in Surgical Oncology from Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai in 2008
  • Received hands-on training in surgery of various cancers across subsites like breast, head and neck, gynaecology, urology, thoracic surgery, GI surgery, Bone and soft tissue surgery , Plastic and reconstructive surgery, and Minimal Access Surgery from the master figures in Surgical Oncology like Dr Rajan Badwe, Dr Anil dCruz, Dr. Hemant Tongaonkar, Dr Prabha Yadav, Dr Ajay Puri, Dr Rajesh Mistry, Dr CS Pramesh etc.
  • Has Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship in International Medical Sciences Academy
  • Invited speaker in various National and Regional Conferences
  • Faculty in various nationwide postgraduate entrance coaching CME programmes for last 8 years

Work experience:

Worked as Consultant Surgical Oncologist in Amala Cancer Centre, Thrissur(2008-2010) and Baby Memorial Hospital Kozhikode (2010-2016). Also associated as Faculty in Malabar Medical College, Atholi and MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna during the same period.

Fields of expertise:

General Surgical Oncology including management of cancers of breast, thyroid, head and neck, gynaecologic cancers, stomach and colonic cancers, bone and soft tissue cancers and urogenital malignancies.

Special areas :

  • Sentinel node biopsies
  • Retroperitoneal and Pelvic lymphadenectomies
  • Neck dissections and complex head neck reconstructions
  • Groin node dissections
  • Limb salvage surgeries
  • Intraperitoneal chemotherapy
Dr Cherian Thampy

Dr.Cherian Thampy


He has completed MBBS from K.S.Hegde Medical Academy,Mangalore in 2006.He pursued MD – General Medicine -at Sree Ramachandra Medical University .Chennai in 2011.He did his DM – Medical Oncology from the prestigiousCancer Institute,Adayar,Chennai in 2015. He is Special Trained in Bone Marrow Transplant and Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy


  • He worked as Assistant professor in Medical Oncology in Cancer institute,Adayar -2015 to 2016
  • He also did his Senior resident in Department of Medical Oncology ,Cancer Institute-2011 to 2012


  • Prof.Lakshmi Narayanan’s Gold Medal Award in General Medicine in the year 2011 from SRMC,Chennai

Special Interest:

Bone Marrow Transplant,Solid Tumour Oncology -Breast, Cervix,Lungs, Colon, Testes, Ovary, Prostate cancers, Lymphoma/Leukimeas

He has submitted Papers/Presentations in National and Internal Conferences.He is a Invited Speaker in Various National and Regional Conferences

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
Dr.M.Iqbal Ahamed

Dr.M.Iqbal Ahamed.MS

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


MS – General Surgery


  • Over 30 years of experience in Surgical Oncology at RCC,Trivandrum.
  • Two and half year expertise training at various Surgical procedures at the Department of Surgery,University of Wales College of Medicine located in Cardiff,UK

Area of Interest

  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastro intestinal Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue tumours
  • Reteroperitonial Sarcoma
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