Dr. Shivakumar serves as the head and director of the Radiology department at HCG Cancer Centre.
He has vast experience in cancer imaging and onco-interventional radiology. He is skilled in arriving at accurate cancer diagnosis through various imaging techniques, such as MRI and PET/CT imaging.
His core interest lies in body cancer imaging, head and neck cancer imaging, neuro-oncology, musculoskeletal oncology, interventional oncology, radiomics, AI in radiology and imaging informatics.
Training and Certifications
Dr. Shivakumar has received his EDiR – European Diploma in Radiology from the European Board of radiology; ECR 2017, Vienna
He has completed his international fellowship program on TACE from the Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH), South Korea.
He has completed his Masters course in Oncoimaging from the University of Pisa, Italy.
Dr. Shivakumar is the recipient of SIR International Scholarship Grant. SIR Annual Scientific Meeting April 2 – 7, 2016 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Transarterial Radioembolisation (TARE) with 131 Iodine-Lipiodol for Unresectable Primary Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Experience from a Tertiary Care Center in India. South Asian J Cancer. 2021 Apr;10(2):81-86.
CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE; Long-term remission of metastatic pleomorphic paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma with chemotherapy in an adolescent boy - A case report; Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology, Year 2020, Volume 41, Issue 5 [p. 745- 747].
Acute pancreatitis caused by pemetrexed, carboplatin, and gemcitabine in a patient with lung cancer: A rare case report; Year: 2019 | Volume: 40 | Issue Number: 5 | Page: 133-135
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: GI CANCERS: Transarterial radioembolisation with Iodine131-Lipiodol for hepatic metastases from gastrointestinal malignancies - Experience in tertiary care oncology centre in India; South Asian Journal of Cancer, Year 2019, Volume 8, Issue 1 [p. 31-34]
A case of successful treatment of mucor pyelonephritis in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia; Indian Journal of Case Reports: Volume 4, Issue 2, Mar - Apr 2018
Child with hepatic hydatid cyst: A diagnostic uncertainty: Indian Journal of Child Health: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2019.
Intrathoracic manifestation in Rosai Dorfman Disease (RDD): A case report with review of the literature; Indian Journal of Case Reports: Volume 5, Issue 3, May - June 2019
PET CT Based Non-Invasive Radiomic Biomarkers as a Part of Precision Medicine Initiative to Predict Local Recurrences in Oral Cancers; Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research, Biomedical Research Network+, LLC, vol. 1(3), pages 678-681, August.
Technical Note: Positron Emission Tomography- Computed Tomography (PET CT) Guided Lung Biopsy for Better Yield - A Single Centre Experience; Biomed J Sci & Tech Res; Volume 1- Issue 4: 2017.
Radiomic Imaging Analysis-To Renovate RECIST Criteria?; Healthcare Global Enterprises limited, Bengaluru, India, Submission: July 15, 2017; Published: July 18, 2017; Canc Therapy & Oncol Int J 6(1): CTOIJ.MS.ID.555679 (2017).
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Clinical utility of gallium-68 PSMA PET/CT scan for prostate cancer. Year : 2017 | Volume : 32 | Issue : 2 | Page : 110-117; Indian Journal of Nuclear Medicine (Indian J Nucl Med).
Mayer–Rokitansky–Küster–Hauser (MRKH) syndrome with unilateral pulmonary agenesis—a rarity indeed: radiologic review; British Institute of Radiology; 1 Department of Radiology and Molecular Imaging, HealthCare Global Enterprises, Bengaluru, India; 2 Karnataka Institute of Diabetology, Bengaluru, India. Received: April 10, 2015’ Accepted: September 22, 2015; Published Online: October 12, 2015
An Unusual Cause of Unilateral Proptosis; M.S4; Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences (SJAMS) ISSN 2320-6691 (Online); Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., 2017; 5(2A):296-299 ISSN 2347-954X (Print).
Correlation of apparent diffusion coefficient value on diffusion-weighted imaging and SUV values on PSMA PET CT in patients with biopsy proven prostate cancer; Oral Lecture and EPOS; ECR 2017, Bengaluru/IN;
Genotype- Phenotype Analysis in an Indian Family Affected with Li -Fraumeni Syndrome Role of Genetic Counselling; International Journal of Human Genetics (IJHG); Received on 04. 09. 2016; IJHG-SV-13-004-16-Mithua Ghosh.
Mucor pyelonephritis in a child with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia- a case report; Poster presentation at 48th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, (October 19-22, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland).
Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver – a diagnostic dilemma; accepted as poster presentation at 48th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, (October 19-22, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland).
Technical note: Image guided internal fiducial placement for stereotactic radiosurgery (CyberKnife). INTERVENTIONAL: Year: 2011|Volume: 21|Issue: 1|Page: 3-5; January 2011. IJRI.
Diffusion weighted MR imaging versus F18 FDG PET CT in identifying small hepatic metastases. Submitted for the 2012 ASCO Annual Meeting (June 1-5, 2012).
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