Dr.Archana Prathipati ,M.D(Radiotherapy), DNB (Radiation Oncology) - Try Second Opinion

Dr.Archana Prathipati ,M.D(Radiotherapy), DNB (Radiation Oncology)

Profile and Area of Expertise

Dr Archana Prathipati being a sincere, dedicated and compassionate doctor had treated around 1200 patients with various techniques of radiation till date with good response rates and comparable survivals. can confidently treat various oncological and certain benign tumors with radiation including 3D Conformal radiation, IMRT ,VMAT ,SBRT and SRS including brachytherapy. understands the needs of end stage cancer patients and can provide palliative care including best supportive care.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Experience in diagnosing the disease and providing best medical help in elective
    and emergency situations.
  • Had been working on two linear accelerators- 3D CRT, IMRT, VMAT
  • Expertise on recent advances in imaging including CT,PET CT,MRI and
    SPECT CT
  • Expertise in providing concurrent chemotherapy during radiation.
  • Years of hands on experience on intracavitary brachytherapy including
    tandem ovoid, tandem ring, and vaginal cylinder applicators.
Experience (Current Position & Previous Positions)

Current Position:

  • Presently working as Consultant Radiation Oncologist at SLG hospitals, Bachupally, Hyderabad, Telangana, India (JUNE 2021-till date).

Previous Positions:

  • Consultant Radiation Oncologist at Omega hospitals Hyderabad Telangana India – NABH accredited 550 plus bed teaching hospital with dedicated Neuro oncology unit from January 2020 to December 2020. Out patient load: cumulative load of 80-100 per week.
  • Inpatient bed strength of 550 plus with admissions of 20 to 30 per day on name.
  • Treating 70-100 patients on linear accelerator per day hands on.
  • Treating 600-700 new cases with external beam radiotherapy per year.
  • Treating 30-40 gynecological malignancies with intracavitary brachytherapy per month.
  • Worked as Consultant Radiation Oncologist at Omega hospitals Guntur Andhra Pradesh India – NABH accredited 150 plus bed nonteaching referral hospital from July 2017 to September 2019.
  • Concurrent chemotherapy for all eligible patients with single agent and multi agent chemotherapy 35-40 cases per week. Consultant radiation oncologist (July 2017-Sep 2019)
  • Out patient load: cumulative load of 350-400 per week.
  • Inpatient bed strength of 150 with admissions of 10 per day on name.
  • Treating 70-100 patients on linear accelerator per day hands on.
  • Treating 600-700 new cases with external beam radiotherapy per year.
  • Treating 80-90 gynecological malignancies with intracavitary brachytherapy per month.
  • Concurrent chemotherapy for all eligible patients with single agent and multi agent chemotherapy 35-40 cases per week and solid organ neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy 10 cases per week.
  • Worked as Lecturer / Senior Resident in Dept. Of Radiotherapy-SVIMS Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh India- a NABH accredited autonomous medical university and tertiary care referral center from 10-06-2016 to 09-06-2017.
  • Out patient load: 110-140 per OPD with cumulative load of 350-400 per week.
  • Inpatient bed strength of 100 to radiotherapy department.
  • Treating 150-170 patients on two linear accelerators per day.
  • Treating 1300-1500 new cases with external beam radiotherapy per year.
  • Treating 80-120 gynecological malignancies with intracavitary brachytherapy per month.
  • Five bedded ICU in radiotherapy department managing all oncological emergencies and severe comorbidities in on treatment cases
  • Concurrent chemotherapy for all eligible patients with single agent and multi agent chemotherapy.
    And…
  • Able to manage concurrent chemotherapy and radiotherapy related complications.
  • Adequate exposure to benign diseases requiring radiotherapy.
    Adequate exposure to non-haematological malignancies requiring neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy.
  • Adequate knowledge of basic and advanced imaging techniques in radiology and nuclear medicine.
  • Adequate exposure towards recent advances in pathology including IHC, ICC, other molecular methods including genetic assays.
  • Adequate exposure towards palliative care.
  • Completed three year PG graduate specialty training in Radiation Oncology in Dept. Of Radiotherapy-SVIMS Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh India- a NABH accredited autonomous medical university and tertiary care referral center from 10-06-2013 to 09-06-2016 with one module in final exam being chemotherapy.
Education & Certificates
  • First FRCR – RCR, London (2021)
  • DNB (Radiation Oncology) – NBE New Delhi – India (2018)
  • ESMO Exam – European society for medical oncology – ESMO Lugano Switzerland (2017)
  • M.D(Radiotherapy) – SVIMS, Tirupati (2016)
  • Internship – Govt General Hospital, Guntur – Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences India (2010)
  • M.B.B.S – Guntur Medical College, Guntur – Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences India (2009)

Additional Professional Training

  • Underwent one month Observer ship in Tata Memorial hospital Mumbai India (2016) an apex national level referral cancer institute– learnt:
    Cobalt therapy.
  • Tomotherapy and electron arc therapy.
  • Interstitial brachytherapy to gynaecological, head and neck malignancies and sarcomas.
  • Intraluminal brachytherapy to oesophagus, biliary tract tumours.
  • Special radiotherapy techniques like total skin electron therapy (TSET), whole body irradiation, whole lung irradiation, whole abdominal irradiation, total lymphoid irradiation, hemi body irradiation.
Awards
  • Medal for highest scorer MD courses (2016) – SVIMS University
  • Has been awarded Dr G Subramanyam and Dr SunithaSubramanyam medal for having passed the MD degree examination in 2016 securing First rank among the students of all MD courses with 70.5%.
  • Meritorious medals in MBBS
  • Passed MBBS with a percentage of 73.4(1799/2450) in first attempt.
  • Stood college second in final MBBS- out of all students of 2004 batch with a percentage of 73 (949/1300).
  • Has been awarded Sri Thotasubbarao and Smtveeraraghavamma gold medal in General surgery for the year 2009 securing 77%.
  • Has been awarded Sri V Seshagirirao memorial gold medal in pharmacology for the year 2006.
  • Meritorious in high school and premedical school
  • Ranked at 187 in Pre Medical Entrance Examination (EAMCET) out of approximately one lakh applicants in 2004.
  • Achieved college first in Intermediate for the year 2003 with 96.1%.
  • Achieved school first in tenth standard for the year 2001 with 87.6%.
Publications & Presentations

Research Perspective and Publications

Correspondence :

Jilla S, Prathipati A, Patnayak R, Sarala S, Venkata Rami Reddy MS. Oesophageal malignancy with cutaneous metastasis over lower limb: a rare presentation. J Clin Sci Res 2016;5:68-70.
DOI: 10.15380/2 277-5706.JCSR.15.004

Case report :

  • Prathipati A, Jilla S, Sandhya CS, Vijaya Lakshmi B, Narayan ML, Rukmangadha N. Choroidal metastasis as initial presentation of squamous cell carcinoma lung in a patient who had undergone treatment for carcinoma hypopharynx. J Clin Sci Res 2016;5:234-7.
    Original article
  • A prospective study comparing functional imaging (18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography) versus anatomical imaging (contrast enhanced computed tomography) in dosimetric planning for non-small cell lung cancer is published in Asia Oceania Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Biology- AOJNMB.
  • Impact of Various Prognostic Factors on Overall Survival, Disease-Free Survival and Patterns of Failure in Carcinoma Cervix: A Tertiary Care Centre Experience from South India published in Indian Journal of Gynecologic Oncology- IJGO.
  • Three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy versus intensity-modulated radiotherapy in carcinoma cervix published In journal of clinical and scientific research- JCSR.
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English, Telugu

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