Department of Oncology


The department of Oncology was inaugurated on 26.03.2013. It is a comprehensive cancer centre with Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology and Surgical Oncology with motto of integrated approach towards cancer management, supported by trained staff for patient counselling, well equipped day care center to cater both outpatient and inpatients and pain and palliative physicians. The department is treating patients from Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Chikmangalore, Uttara Kannada, Shimoga, some parts of North Karnataka and neighbouring districts of Kerala. Recently we started Holiastic approach towards cancer management by meditation (Sanjeevini programme in association with Brahma Kumari) which helps to improve patient care, patient cure and better patient compliance and also parichay program by Reliance Life Sciences about Cancer awareness and treatment.

Faculty Details

Sl. No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Jayarama Shetty K., MBBS, MD (Prof & HOD) Radiation Oncology
2 Dr. Mallikarjuna Rao, MBBS, MD Radiation Oncology
3 Dr. Vishwanath, MBBS, MS, MCH Surgical Oncology
4 Dr. Vijith Shetty, MBBS, MD, DM Medical Oncology
5 Dr. Ail Sandeep, MBBS, MD Radiation Oncology
6 Mr. Jerish M Jose Physicist & RSO
7 Ms. Pragathi Shetty Physicist & RSO


  • Medical Linear Accelerator with 2 photons and 5 electrons
  • Mould Room with modern mould facilities
  • Advanced treatment planning system
  • The department is equipped with Linear Accelerator (Dual energy photons, 5 energies of electrons and CT simulator first of its kind in Mangalore which can deliverability
    • Two Dimensional Radiotherapy (2DRT)
    • Three Dimensional Radiotherapy (3DCRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT – Dynamic Leaf MLC – faster treatment)
  • Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)