Dr. Rathna Devi

Sr. Consultant Radiation Oncologist
25+ Years Experience

Dr. Rathna Devi

Sr. Consultant Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Rathna Devi's Academic Background

M.S.Ramiah Medical College Bangalore University (1984-1989) Merits: Anatomy – Distinction Pathology – Distinction

DMRT Barnard Institute of Radiology & Oncology Madras Medical College Dr.M.G.R.University (1991-1993)

Special Trainee Barnard Institute of Radiology & Oncology Madras Medical College Dr.M.G.R. University (1993-1995)

Hands-on Clinical Training 6 months at Ingall’s Cancer Care Centre Chicago, the USA under Dr Shankar Sanwalani, HOD of Radiation Oncology in Brachytherapy Procedures.



  • Journal of Nucletron – Role of HDR Brachytherapy in early Tongue cancers.
  • SRT in Pituitary Adenomas
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma in the native kidney in the renal transplant recipient – Apollo Medicine, LSCVIER
  • Four cases of Hemangiopericytoma and the role of radiation in their complex management – Journal of Neurosurgery.

Dr. Rathna Devi's Milestones

  • M.Jagadeesan Award; Young Radiation Oncology award (Kerala)


  • Early Cancer Detection at Trivandrum Annual Conference – AROI 1995 – Best Poster Presentation. 
  • Critical Organ dose and its significance in Radiotherapy – AROI – TN Chapter (Sponsored by Apollo Hospitals) 1995. 
  • HDR Boost Brachytherapy for Carcinoma Head & Neck – AROI Tamil Nadu Chapter 1997 – Best Paper Award – Dr. M Jagadeesan Award. 
  • Technique of Intraluminal Brachytherapy in Carcinoma Oesophagus at AROI, Kanchipuram Conference – 1998. 
  • Stereotactic Radiotherapy – Fractionated in Pituitary Adenomas – Apollo’s experience at CMC Vellore – 1999. 
  • Was a Participant in IMRT workshop at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai – Sept. 2003. 
  • Participated in various National Conferences and CME programmes. 
  • Presented articles in leading Tamil & English news magazines and talk shows in leading Tele channels. 
  • An active member of AMPI, AROI, IMPAI IMA, NOSI, IBS and ESTRO. 
  • Regularly attended camps at Cuddapah Apollo Tele Medicine Centre and Kumbakonam. 
  • Was Actively involved in teaching programmes in Medvarisity P.G.Entrance Course conducted by Apollo Hospitals, Tutor for DNB students in Radiotherapy. 
  • Active involvement in teaching for Radiotherapy Technologist students (2 batches passed out successfully) 
  • Active involvement in teaching for nurses in Apollo Hospitals – CME Programmes. 
  • Gave several talks on Oncology for the Corporate Companies organized by Apollo Marketing Department. 
  • Regularly providing medical articles for Hope Journal. 
  • Delineation of target volume – ESTRO Workshop held in Beijing, China in 2008 
  • Undergone Diploma course in Palliative care medicine 
  • Undergone training for Cyberknife at Sunnyvale and clinical training at Oklahoma. 
  • “CYBERKNIFE “ – A Leap in Oncology (Guest Lecture) at AROI 2009, Tamilnadu and Pondicherry Chapter. 
  • Attended International Conference at Tawam Hospital, Al ain, UAE in 2007. 
  • Role of Radiotherapy in Pediatric Cancer  (Guest Lecture) -  Nurses Conference and workshop (2009) 
  • Participated as panelist in many conferences, the latest being the TOMA conference at Chettinad Hospital (2009). 
  • Gynec Cancer symposium at OB & G Centre, Chennai 
  • Delivered talks at IMA Trichy, Tanjore, Pondicherry, Ambur, and various branches of Chennai. 
  • Cancer Awareness in various schools and colleges in Chennai and Amaron Batteries in Tirupati. 
  • Chaired various sessions in CME Programme. 
  • Presently holding the post of Joint Secretary of AROI  (TN & PY Chapter). 
  • Primary Radiation Oncologist in the Randomized study to compare Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiotherapy with surgical resection in stage I non-small cell lung cancer. 

FAQs About Dr. Rathna Devi

How can I take an appointment with Dr Rathna Devi ?

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Where does Dr Rathna Devi practice?

Dr Rathna Devi offers physical consultations at the following locations: Apollo Cancer Centre, Nandanam, Chennai

What is the educational qualification of Dr Rathna Devi ?

Dr Rathna Devi is a Radiation Specialist Oncologist with over 22 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications ; MBBS, DMRT

What conditions can Dr Rathna Devi treat?

Dr Rathna Devi is specialised to treat Radiation Oncology, etc.

What languages can Dr Rathna Devi speak?

Dr Rathna Devi can speak English.

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