Dr. Gangadhar Vajrala

Dr. Gangadhar Vajrala

Consultant Radiation Oncologist
MBBS, MD (Radiation Oncology)
Languages
English, Hindi, Telugu
Overview

Dr. Gangadhar Vajrala is a Consultant Radiation Oncologist at Aster Prime Hospital, Hyderabad. He has over 11 years of experise in this field.

Area of expertise

External beam radiation therapies

  •  2D Radiotherapy, 3D-Conformal RT, Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Rapid Arc / Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) on the VARIAN & ELEKTA Linear            accelerators
  •  Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SRS), Stereotactic Radio surgery (SRT), and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT).
  •  Respiratory Position Management (RPM) – Gating using 4DCT scan, Deep inspiratory breath-hold (DIBH)   technique
  •  MRI and PET scan based RT planning
  •  Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) using KV-conebeam CT scan and ExacTrac with Brain Lab

Brachytherapy

  •  HDR – Intracavitary and Interstitial brachytherapy


Research Interests

  •  Malignant CNS tumors – role of newer molecules and novel techniques for improving the therapeutic benefit
  •  Benign CNS tumors – dosimetric analysis and altered fractionation in treatment
  •  Head and Neck Cancers – modern techniques for reducing long-term reactions
  •  Esophageal Cancer – treatment outcomes evaluation
Awards and recognitions
  • USMLE - ECFMG Certified (2004)
  • Team recognition award and Praise Card at LSUHSC, USA (2006)
  • University Fellowship and Scholarship EMU, USA (2008)
  • National Board of Public Health Examiners Certified, USA (2008)
  • Certificate Essentials of Palliative Care, IAPC (2014)

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