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Dr. Vinod Raina




40+ Years of Experience



About Doctor

Dr. Vinod Raina has more than 40 years of expertise in medical oncology and chemotherapy, making him one of India's most eminent specialists.

Dr. Raina was the Professor and Head of Medical Oncology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, India.

Dr. Vinod Raina is a cancer specialist who treats breast, lung, digestive tract, urinary tract, gynecological, lymphoma, and myeloma patients.

Dr. Vinod Raina has conducted about 400 bone marrow or stem cell transplants for different malignancies. During his 24 years at AIIMS, he led over 50 research initiatives as the primary investigator.

The INDOX network was founded in part by Dr. Vinod Raina. Nearly seventy AIIMS residents and DM students have reached prominent positions in India and beyond under his tutelage.

Medical Qualifications

  • MBBS from Government Medical College, Srinagar, 1974
  • MD from General Medicine - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1977 
  • MRCP (UK)
  • FRCP (Edinburgh and London)
  • FAMS

Clinical Expertise

Special Interest

  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Urological cancer
  • Gynecological cancers 
  • Lymphomas & Myelomas. 
  • Bone marrow/stem cell transplants

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

  • Dr. Vinod Raina is the current Director and Head of Medical Oncology and Haematology at FMRI. He first joined the institute in 2013.
  • From 2001 till 2013, he taught medical oncology at AIIMS as a professor.
  • From 2007 to 2013, he served as head of AIIMS's Oncology division as its head of department.
  • From 2001 to 2004, he oversaw the cancer center at the Royal Hospital in Muscat.

Career Highlights

  • With 40 years of practice, Dr. Vinod Raina has established himself as a leading medical oncologist in India.
  • Over the last 20 years, Indian doctors have performed around 600 transplants and 250 allotransplants as part of cancer therapy.
  • The first high-dose chemotherapy in India was conducted by him as well.
  • For the most part, he focuses on treating cancers of the lung, prostate, and breast, as well as focusing on concurrent bio-radiotherapy for head and neck cancers, pediatric chemotherapy, and palliative bio-chemotherapy.
  • As far as bone marrow transplants go, he has done about 400 of them.
  • He has helped several cancer patients in India and is affiliated with several cancer centers.
  • He received several national honors and medals, honoring his lifetime of work. 

Research and Fellowships

  • Member of Royal College of Physicians, UK 

Awards and Recoginition

  • Hon Research Fellow, Oxford University from 2005 to 2010
  • Head of Delhi Cancer Registry (AIIMS) from 2005 to 2010
  • Associate Editor of Annals of Oncology Journal from 2008 to 2011
  • Head of Record Station of Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital (AIIMS)

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