Dr. Gangadhar Vajrala

Jr. Consultant Radiation Oncologist

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Present Position

  • Jr. Consultant Radiation Oncologist at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Ltd., Secunderabad, TS, India 10/15 – current


  • MD Radiotherapy Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, KA, India 05/10 – 04/13
  • Data Management in Clinical trials – Special studies Conducting Epidemiological Research Johns Hopkins University, MD, USA 07/08 – 05/09
  • Clinical Research Administration (CLRA) – Graduate Certificate Eastern Michigan University, MI, USA 09/07 – 05/09
  • MPH (Master of Public Health) & Leadership Studies Western Kentucky University, KY, USA 08/03 – 05/07
  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery) NTR University of Health Sciences, Rangaraya Medical College, A.P., India 11/96 – 05/01
  • USMLE steps 1, 2 & 3 and ECFMG certification 12/ 2004
  • Internship - Advanced Radiotherapeutic techniques (IMRT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT, TBI/ TSET, Brachytherapy) Emory University, Atlanta, USA 01/16 – 02/16
  • Senior Resident - II MNJ Institute of Oncology & Regional Cancer Center, Hyderabad, AP, India 09/14 – 09/15
  • Registrar / Senior Resident - I Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Secunderabad, AP, India 06/13 – 09/14
  • Junior Resident Shirdi Sai Baba Cancer Hospital, Manipal University, Manipal, KA, India 05/10 – 04/13
  • Research Program Assistant Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine, MD, USA 05/08 – 05/09
  • Intern Cardiac Rehab Facility, The Medical Center, Bowling Green, KY, USA. 09/06 – 12/06
  • Intern Louisiana State University Health Sciences, Shreveport, LA, USA 06/05 – 07/06
  • Public Health Intern WKU Health Services, KY, USA 01/05 – 05/05
  • Graduate Research Assistant Department of Public Health, WKU, KY, USA 05/04 – 05/05
  • Compulsory Rotatory Internship, Govt. General Hospital, KKD, A.P., India 07/01 - 07/02.
  • Oral Presentation on “Hypofractionation in Breast Cancer - Evidence” in the “Twin State Oncology Meet - II” conducted at the MNJIO & RCC, Hyderabad, India 04/2015
  • Vajrala G, Jain PK, Surana S, Madigubba S, Immaneni S, Panigrahi MK, Atypical neurocytoma – dilemma in diagnosis and management, Surg Neurol Int, 2014; 5:183. Available FREE in open access from: http://www.surgicalneurologyint.com/text.asp?2014/5/1/183/147414.
  • Jain PK, Vajrala G, Tumor lysis syndrome – an overview and current perspective, J Med Sci Res, 2014; 2(2), 109-112.
  • Vajrala G, Jain PK, Surana S, Fernandes DJ, Generalized vitiligo post radiotherapy in a breast cancer patient. J Cancer Res Ther, 2014; 10(2), 365-7. (doi: 10.4103/0973-1482.136659)
  • Vajrala G, Anand AK, Rajamoni N, Jain PK, Netula G, Rao MN, Scrotal irradiation in prone position, J Cancer Res Ther, 2014; 10(6), 17-72
  • Rajamoni N, More BN, Vajrala G, Aspsingi S, Kasha S, Role of adjuvant radiotherapy in myositis ossificans: Case series and literature review, J Cancer Res Ther, 2014; 10(6), 17-72
  • Poster presentation on ‘Scrotal irradiation in prone position’ at 36th Annual Conference of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROICON-2014) held at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur, India 11/2014
  • Poster presentation on ‘Role of adjuvant radiotherapy in myositis ossificans: case series & literature review’ at 36th Annual Conference of AROICON-2014 held at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur, India 11/2014
  • Oral Presentation on review of “RTOG 9910: Phase III Trial to Evaluate the Duration of Neoadjuvant Total Androgen Suppression and Radiation Therapy in Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer by Thomas Pisansky et al” in the “Twin City Oncology Meet -2013” 12/2013
  • Poster presentation on ‘Vitiligo after radiotherapy of breast cancer in woman without past history’ at 33rd National Conference of Association of Medical Physicists of India (AMPICON 2012) held at Mangalore, India 11/2012
  • G. Vajrala. Definitive management of thoracic esophageal cancer using chemoradiotherapy or radiotherapy alone – our experience at KMC, Manipal. MD. Thesis, Faculty of Radiotherapy, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India. (2013).
  • Korupolu R, Gifford JM, Zanni JM, Truong A, Vajrala G, Lepre S, Needham DM, Esquinas AM (ed)., Early Mobilization in the Intensive Care Unit: Safety, Feasibility, and Benefits In: Applied Technologies in Pulmonary Medicine. Basel, Karger, 2011, pp 192–196 (doi: 10.1159/000322775)
  • Reddymasu, S.C., Bellamkonda, P. and Vajrala, G., 2006, September. Is serum lipase elevated in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis without pancreatitis?. In AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY (Vol. 101, No. 9, pp. S122-S122). 75 VARICK ST, 9TH FLR, NEW YORK, NY 10013-1917 USA: NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP.

Journal Article – Peer Review

  • Reviewed a journal article in the peer-review process: Ref – JENCI-D-14-00069R1, Titled – “Radiation induced depigmentation disorder in two patients with breast cancer: exploring a rare accompaniment” 01/2015
Awards And Honors
  • ‘Certificate Course in Essentials of Palliative Care’ conducted by Indian Association of Palliative Care. 12/2014
  • ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ for delivering lecture on “Overview of Radiotherapy & Chemotherapy” at Dr NTRUHS Zonal CDE program, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Kamineni Institute of Dental Sciences. 01/2015
  • Represented Manipal University in quiz competition conducted by Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI), Karnataka Chapter, Bangalore, KA, India 09/2012
  • Board Certification in Public Health & Membership of Charter Class, USA 05/2008
  • ‘University Fellowship & Scholarship’ from Eastern Michigan Univ Graduate School 10/2008
  • ‘Team recognition award’ for outstanding performance, positive attitude, caring spirit, dedication, and commitment to excellence of patient care at LSUHSC 05/2006
  • ‘Praise Card’ for the best oral presentation on ‘Guidelines in the management of arrhythmias’ at Louisiana State University health Science Center (LSUHSC) 01/2006
  • Certified for HIV testing & counseling in WKU, KY, USA 11/2005
  • Awarded 2.5 hrs of AMA/ AAFP Recognition Award Category 1 Credit and University of Wisconsin education hours towards a course “Drug Diversion and Abuse: The Facts” 10/2001
  • Represented Rangaraya Medical College for Essay Writing Competition held at the National Level by the ‘Indian Journal of Clinical Practice’, India 05/2000
Talk Delivered
Conferences & Workshops attended
  • AROICON 2015, Lucknow. Awarded 12 CME credit-pts by the UP Medical Council 11/15
  • XIIIth Annual Conference on Evidence Based Management of Cancers in India- Modern Radiation Oncology Practice at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Awarded 4 CME credit-hrs by the Maharashtra Medical Council 02/15
  • 6th edition of Cancer CI 2015 - 2nd edition of Apollo Cancer Conclave. Awarded 7 credit hours by the AP Medical Council 02/15
  • ‘One day workshop – Contouring of Cancer Breast’ at MNJIO&RCC. Awarded 2 credit hours by the AP Medical Council 09/14
  • CME on “Multidisciplinary approach in the management of cancer breast”, at MNJIO&RCC. Awarded 2 credit hours by the AP Medical Council 09/14
  • 12th Annual TMH Radiotherapy Practicum: Teaching Course/ Workshop on Radiotherapy in Lung Cancer. Awarded 4 CME credit hours by the Maharashtra Medical Council 10/14
  • Best of ASCO – 2014 Annual Meeting conducted at Hyderabad, India. Awarded 5 CME credit hours by the AP Medical Council 06/14
  • 1st Indian Cancer Congress – AROI at New Delhi, India. Awarded 36 CME credit hours by the Delhi Medical Council 11/13
  • ICRO – Radiosurgery workshop, Indian Cancer Congress at New Delhi, India 11/13
  • ESTRO-AROI teaching course in “Multidisciplinary Management of Head and Neck Oncology” held in Indore, India. Awarded 21 European CME credits 10/13
  • 5th Biennial Cancer CI – 2013 held at Hyderabad, India 02/13
  • 2nd Annual Conference of Indian Brachytherapy Society (IBSICON 2012) at Bharat Hospital & Institute of Oncology, Mysore, KA 08/12
  • South Zone Regional Workshop on Practical Pediatric Oncology under the National Training Project (NTPPPO) at KMC Manipal, KA 08/12
  • 12th Indian College of Radiation Oncology (ICRO)/ Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI) PG teaching course on radiobiology, Shirdi Sai Baba Cancer Hospital, Manipal, KA, India 04/12
  • ‘Manipal University Breast Cancer Update 2011’ hosted by the Dept of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Shirdi Sai Baba Cancer Hospital & Research Center, KMC, Manipal 10/11
  • Workshop on “Non-Communicable Diseases” conducted by Manipal University in collaboration with University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA (MU-UAB), held at KMC, Manipal 02/11
Volunteer experience during under graduation and graduation
  • Western Kentucky University (KY Certified HIV counselor, KY, USA) 10/03 – 06/05
  • Rangaraya Medical College, India (National Pulse Polio Immunization Program, India) 12/97 - 08/02
Memberships in honorary/professional societies
  • ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncologists)
  • “Don’t Fight Alone” KIMS Cancer Support group
  • Life Member of AROI (Association of Radiation Oncologists’ of India)
  • Permanent member of Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • Life Member of RAMCOSA (Rangaraya Medical College Old Students Association)
  • American Red Cross, USA.
  • Catholic Relief Services, Baltimore, MD
  • KPHA (Kentucky Public Health Association), USA.
  • ACHESA (American College of Healthcare Executives Student Chapter), USA.
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