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Dr. (Col) R Ranga Rao




30+ Years of Experience



About Doctor

Dr (Col.) R Ranga Rao is a seasoned medical oncologist. He has worked in the field of medical oncology for over 30 years.

Lung, Pleural, Breast, Ovarian, Cervical, Esophageal, Stomach, Small Intestine, Colon, Rectum, Liver, Gall Bladder, Pancreas, Bone, Skin, Lymphomas of all varieties, Brain Tumors, Kidney, Urinary Bladder, Prostate, Head and Neck cancers are all areas of competence for him to manage and treat.

Several prestigious honors and accolades have been bestowed upon him.

His areas of expertise include precision medicine, hormonal therapy, supportive and palliative care, chemotherapy, and targeted therapy.

Oncology societies in which he is actively involved include the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), and the Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology (ISMPO).

He has extensive experience in the medical field, having previously worked at several prominent hospitals in India before joining Paras Hospitals. 

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer.
  • MD, (Internal Medicine) Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra.
  • DM, (Medical Oncology) Dr .Muthulaxmi College of Oncological Sciences, Cancer Institute, Chennai.

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Cancer of Lung 
  • Cancer of Pleura 
  • Breast cancer 
  • Ovarian cancer 
  • Cervical cancer 
  • Esophagus cancer 
  • Stomach cancer 
  • Small Intestine, Colon, Rectum, Liver, Gall Bladder, Pancreas cancer 
  • Bone Cancer 
  • Skin cancer 
  • Lymphomas of Brain Tumors, Kidney, Urinary Bladder, Prostrate, Head and Neck.

All Treatments

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiotherapy
  • CLL
  • Brain Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Brain Tumours
  • Functional Abnormalities and Small Tumors of the Brain
  • Pancreas Tumours
  • Breast Cancer
  • Liver Tumours
  • Cancers near the Brain and Spinal Cord
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Lung Tumours
  • Prostate Tumours
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Tumors
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Eye Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Kidney Tumours
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Head And Neck Cancer
  • Spine Tumours
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Stereotactic Radio Therapy (SRT)
  • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)

Professional Work Experience

  • At BLK Super Speciality Hospital, where he worked, he was the Senior Consultant and Director of the Medical Oncology Department.
  • A senior consultant in medical oncology, he also held the position of professor at the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre.
  • While in the Army Hospital in New Delhi, he held the position of Senior Adviser Oncology.
  • He worked as an oncology physician and specialist for the Armed Forces health care system.
  • In Gurgaon, he worked at Artemis Hospital.

Career Highlights

  • Dr. (Col.) R. Ranga Rao is a Medical Oncologist with a great deal of experience.
  • Throughout his career in medical oncology, he has accumulated more than 30 years of experience.
  • He is an expert in the management and treatment of cancers related to the lung, the pleura, the breast, the ovary, the cervical region, the esophagus, the stomach, the small intestine, the colon, the rectum, the liver, the gallbladder, the pancreas, the bone, the skin, lymphomas of all types, brain tumors, the kidney, the urinary bladder, the prostate, the head and the neck. He receives a number of honors and recognitions for his work.
  • Chemotherapy, targeted therapy, hormonal therapy, supportive and palliative care, and precision care are some of his particular areas of expertise and interests.
  • He is an active member of a number of different organizations, some of which include the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), and the Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology (ISMPO).
  • Before joining the team at Paras Hospitals, he held positions of responsibility in a number of India's most renowned medical facilities.

Research and Fellowships

  • Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology (ISMPO)
  • Indian Society of Oncology (ISO)
  • European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 

Awards and Recoginition

  • Vishisht Seva Medal - 2006
  • Lt Gen R S Hoon Award - 1995
  • Air Marshal Ajit Nath Guru Shanti Devi Award - 1996
  • Best Paper Award MJAFI - 1996
  • Col K K Gupta Gold Medal - 1984

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