Dr. David K Simson Radiation Oncologist in Delhi

Dr. David K Simson

Radiation Oncologist, Delhi

MBBS, DNB, ECMO

  • 12 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital

About

Dr. David K Simson is a trained radiation oncologist specializing in advanced radiation techniques such as intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) / Rapid Arc, stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). He is also experienced in interstitial, intracavitary, and intraluminal brachytherapy.

Following graduation from AIMS, Thrissur, he joined Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute in 2012 for his post-graduate training in radiation oncology. After his training, he worked in different cancer hospitals in Delhi, including Action Cancer Hospital. Before he re-joined his alma mater, he was the consultant radiation oncologist at Fortis Hospital. He has many publications to his credit in various national and international journals. He cleared the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) exam in 2017. He was awarded the ESMO preceptorship and attended the same in Singapore in November 2018. Dr. David has a keen interest in teaching and research; and, he is deeply involved in the post-graduate programs and research work of the Institute.

Presently, Dr. David is a consultant in the department of radiation oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre.
  • Languages : English, Hindi

Specialities

  • Radiation Oncology

  • Oncology

Procedures

  • Brachytherapy

  • Breast Brachytherapy

  • External Beam Radiotherapy

  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)

  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)

Expertise

Dr. David K Simson is a trained radiation oncologist specializing in advanced radiation techniques such as intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) / Rapid Arc, stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). He is also experienced in interstitial, intracavitary, and intraluminal brachytherapy. Head and neck cancers - Tongue, Base of tongue, Tonsil, Buccal mucosa, Lip, Retromolar trigone RMT, Alveolus, Vocal cord, Larynx, Hypopharynx, Nasopharynx, Paranasal sinus PNS, Maxilla, Ethmoid, Nasal cavity. Gastrointestinal cancers - Esophagus, Stomach, Gall bladder, Liver, Pancreas, Colon, Rectum, Anal canal, Perianal, GIST, Neuroendocrine tumors, Carcinoids, Retroperitoneal tumor. Gynecological cancer - Uterus, Endometrium, Cervix, Vagina, Vulva, Ovary. Genitourinary cancers, Kidney - renal cell carcinoma RCC, Ureter, Prostate, Urinary bladder, Penis, Testes, seminoma and non seminoma, Blood cancer - Acute lymphoblastic leukemia ALL, Prophylactic cranial irradiation, Total body irradiation, Mycosis fungoides, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Non Hodgkin's lymphoma, DLBCL. Pediatric cancers - Rhabdomyosarcoma, Thoracic cancers, Breast Cancer, APBI, hypofraction radiation, Lung, Thymomas, Mediastinal tumors. Brain tumours - Glioblastoma Multiforme, Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Pilocytic Astrocytoma, Glioma, Meningioma, Astrocytoma, Oligodendroglioma, Ependymoma, Medulloblastoma, AV malformation, Schwanoma, acoustic neuroma, Craniopharyngioma, Pituitary adenoma, Trigeminal neuralgia, DIPG brainstem, Pontine tumours.

Education

MBBS, AIMS, Thrissur, India

DNB, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India

ECMO, European Society of Medical Oncology ESMO, Europe

Practice Information

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Delhi

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Delhi

Sector - V, Rohini, Delhi, Delhi - 110085

MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI, SAT

09:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Achievements & Contributions

  • Sukanya Semwal, Jaskaran Singh Sethi, Munish Gairola, David K Simson, Rajender Kumar, Ankit Goyal, Apoorv Vashistha, Ankit Kumar, Palak Goel. Evaluation of response rate of chemo-radiation and brachytherapy in patients with locally advanced carcinoma cervix in a tertiary care center. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 2020 Mar; 8(4): 1361.
  • David K Simson, Swarupa Mitra, Parveen Ahlawat, Upasna Saxena, Manoj Kumar Sharma, Sheh Rawat, Harpreet Singh, Babita Bansal, Lalitha Kameshwari Sripathi, Aditi Tanwar; Prospective study of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy using IMRT and 5 Flurouracil for locally advanced rectal cancer – toxicities and response evaluation. Cancer Man Cancer Manag Res. 2018 Mar;10:519-526.
  • David K Simson, Sruthy P Kumar, Babita Bansal Singh, Lalitha Kameshwari, Parveen Ahlawat, S Prabhakar, Harpreet Singh, Manish Pandey, P Loganathan; Dosimetric comparison of Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) and Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) for Gastric cancer. Asian Journal of Radiation Oncology. 2017 Jan-Jun;1:10-17.
  • Lalitha Kameshwari, Parveen Ahlawat, David K Simson, Chiraranjan Khadanga, Lakshmi pathikamarsu, Shital Kumar Surana, Harpreet Singh; Cardiac dose reduction with Deep-Inspiratory Breath Hold technique of radiotherapy for left sided breast cancer. J Med Phys. 2017 Jul-Sep; 42(3):123-127.
  • Parveen Ahlawat, Sheh Rawat, Anjali Kakria, Bharti Devnani, Inderjit Kaur Wahi, David K Simson; Reirradiation with IMRT for recurrent head and neck cancer: A single-institutional report on disease control, survival and toxicity. Rep PractOncolRadiother. 2017 Jul –Aug;22(4):331-339.
  • David K Simson; Conformal radiotherapy in rectal cancer: a dosimetric review. Int J Res Med Sci. 2017 Jan;5(1):08-12.
  • David K Simson, Swarupa Mitra, Parveen Ahlawat, Manoj Kumar Sharma, Girigesh Yadav, Maninder Bhushan Mishra; Dosimetric Comparison between Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy and 3 Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Rectal Cancer. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016 Nov 1;17(11):4935-4937.
  • Swarupa Mitra, Manoj Kumar Sharma, Upasna Saxena, David K Simson, Manindra Mishra, Sabeena Kataria, Himanshu Srivastav; 'Hopes and hypes with image based brachytherapy: an indian experience with 53 patients. Can it be the standard yet?. Abstract publication. Asia Pac J ClinOncol. 2014 Dec;10:116.
  • Swarupa Mitra, Anurag Mehta, Sunil Kumar Gupta, Anila Sharma, Robert Louis , Manoj Kumar Sharma, Upasna Saxena, David K Simson, Abhinav Dewan; Primary Gastric Burkitt’s Lymphoma – Case report and literature review. Rare Tumors. 2014 Oct 27; 6(4): 5300.
  • Manoj Kumar Sharma, Swarupa Mitra, Upasna Saxena, Maninder Bhushan, Himanshu Shrivastava, David K Simson, Abhinav Dewan, Deepika Chauhan; Is volumetric modulated arc therapy (RapidArc) better than intensity modulated radiotherapy for gynecological malignancies? A dosimetric comparison. J Cancer Res Ther.2014 Oct-Dec;10(4):883-8.
  • David K Simson, Swarupa Mitra, Manoj Kumar Sharma, et al; A prospective study to evaluate the predictive factors, dosimetry and pathological response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced rectal carcinoma by conformal radiotherapy techniques. Abstract publication. Indian J Cancer. 2013 Nov;50 (supplement1):S54
  • Alvin George, Grace George, David K Simson, T P Antony. A cross sectional analysis on the clinical presentation and outcome of H1N1 influenza patients in a tertiary care hospital in Central Kerala. International Journal of Advances in Medicine. 2019 Mar.6(2).
  • ESMO
  • Association of Radiation Oncologist of India - AROI

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