Dr. Gopinath K.S

Dr. Gopinath K.S

Dr. Gopinath K.S

QualificationMBBS, MS, Honorary FRCS, Honorary FAMS

Specialities Surgical Oncology

Locations HCG Cancer Center - DR BLR
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Dr. Gopinath is an experienced oncologist with a specialty in the surgical management of breast, head and neck, and cervical cancers, as well as further cancer types. His research in the field of oncology has focused on surgery in the head and neck region, the comparison of laparoscopic and traditional surgical methods, rectal cancer, and the effect of yoga on cancer. As one of the most senior surgical oncologists, he has had great success in managing many cases, giving him a deep understanding of cancer management.

Area of Expertise

  • Dr. Gopinath’s expertise lies in the surgical management of breast cancers, head and neck cancers, cervical cancers and many more cancer types.  
  • He has done extensive research on oncology with special emphasis on the surgery of head and neck, comparative study of laparoscopic and conventional surgical methods, cancer of the rectum and the impact of yoga on cancer.

Research & Publications

  • Transcriptional repression of tumour suppressor CDC73, encoding an RNA polymerase II interactor, by Wilms tumour 1 protein (WT1) promotes cell proliferation: implication for cancer therapeutics. J Biol Chem. 2014 Jan 10;289(2):968-76
  • Primary microcephaly gene MCPH1 shows signatures of tumour suppressors and is regulated by miR-27a in oral squamous cell carcinoma. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e54643.
  •  Oncogenic microRNA-155 down-regulates tumour suppressor CDC73 and promotes oral squamous cell carcinoma cell proliferation: implications for cancer therapeutics. J Biol Chem. 2013 Jan 4;288(1):608-18.
  •  Spontaneous expulsion of benign phyllodes. Breast J. 2009 May-Jun;15(3):309.            
  •  Effects of an integrated yoga program in modulating psychological stress and radiation-induced genotoxic stress in breast cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy. Integr Cancer Ther. 2007 Sep;6(3):242-50.

Medical Breakthrough

  • Dr. Gopinath is the recipient of some of the prestigious awards, such as Padma Shri, Dr B. C. Roy Award, Rajyotsava Award, Association of Surgeons of India Award, Panchajanya Puraskara (2013), etc.
  • Dr. Gopinath has fulfilled diverse roles in various reputed associations, namely the Association of Surgeons of India (Chennai), Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists, Indian Society of Oncology, Association Surgeons of India (Karnataka Chapter) and Association of Surgeons of India.

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