Dr. Santanu Chaudhuri

Chairman, Centre of Excellence for Oncology (Cancer)

MBBS, DMRT, DNB, MD (Tata Memorial Hospital), PGDHA, M.Phil & CPC (Stanford University)

Dr (Prof) Santanu Chaudhuri has close to 30 years of dedicated national & international experience in the field of oncology. Trained at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, he is a widely acclaimed radiation oncologist and an eminent academician and teacher. He has made several original contributions in his field.

Experience

  • Director, Oncology Centre and Consultant Clinical Oncology at United Hospital, Dhaka, Gulshan, Bangladesh
  • Former Director and HOD Radiation Oncology at Regional Cancer Hospital, Nagpur
  • Consultant at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • Part of Visiting Professor Programme – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Part of Visiting Professor Programme – Austin Hospital, Radiation Oncology Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Visiting fellowships at
    1. Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    2. University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany
    3. William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, USA and many international sites

Accomplishments

  • Member of the Steering Committee at Indian Comprehensive Cancer Network (ICCN) for national cancer protocol formulation
  • Invited member of the committee working on the development of indigenous teletherapy machines in India by Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
  • Elected as a Vice President of the Association of Radiation Oncologists of India in December 2004
  • Recipient of Vikas Ratna Shiromani Award and Indian Achievers Awards for Health Excellence, Atish Dipankar Gold Medal, Mother Teresa Gold Medal  and Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award for international contribution  in field of cancer
  • UICC scholar in World Cancer Congress 2006 in Washington, DC, USA
  • Member of the Steering Committee at Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for the Task Force on review of guidelines for management of cancers
  • Certificate of appreciation from UICC Geneva in 2007 for contribution in the field of Global Cancer Control Committee
  • Nearly 150 national and international publications

Areas of Interest

  • Clinical Research & Teaching
  • Interstitial Implants & Chemotherapy (3DCRT/ IMRT/IGRT)
  • Advanced Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Preventive Oncology
  • Endovascular Radiotherapy
  • PTW – Dosimetry
  • Real-Time Brachytherapy
  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • IMRT Contouring
  • IMRT, VMAT, SBRT, SRT, IGRT, Gating-4DCT.

Memberships

  • Association of Radiation Oncologist of India (AROI)
  • Indian Comprehensive Oncology Network (ICON)
  • Indo-American Cancer Association (IACA)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology, USA (SNO)
  • Global Cancer Control Committee – UICC Geneva
  • European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)