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Dr Shankar Vangipuram

Radiation Oncology

Introduction

Dr. Shankar is an experienced specialist in CyberKnife Radiosurgery and SBRT at HCG Cancer Centre, Mumbai.

He received his MD in Radiation and completed fellowship in Neuro-Oncology from prestigious institutes.

He is a recipient of

  1. Two National fellowships.
  2. UICC international fellowships in high precision radiation therapy at MD Anderson and
  3. Gamma Knife Fellowship training at UPMC Pitssburg, USA
  4. CyberKnife Fellowship at UPMC, Pittsburg & USCF, USA.
  5. Best Oncologist - Times of India, Mewar, Rajasthan award in 2015.

He has 60+ publications in international peer reviewed journals and book chapters.

With 18 years post MD experience, his core strength and passion include:

  1. High Precision Radiation Therapy on C-Arm Linear Accelerators (versa HD, Truebeam) and Radixact
  2. CyberKnife Intracranial Radiosurgery for
    • Benign Intracranial Tumors (Pituitary Adenomas, Meningiomas, Acoustic Schwannoma, Non-Acoustic Schwannoma etc.)
    • Malignant Tumors - Cerebral Metastatses and CyberKnife re-irradiation protocols.
  3. CyberKnife Functional Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia, Parkinson's disease, Psychiatric illness like Obsessive Compulsive Disorders.
  4. CyberKnife SBRT / SABR for Lung Cancer, Liver Cancer, Pancreas Cancer, Spine Cancer and Prostate Cancer.