Dr. Sanjiv Sharma

Dr. Sanjiv Sharma
Radiation Oncologist, Bangalore

MBBS, MD, DNB

  • 2 Hospitals
  • Conversant with intracavitary, interstitial, intraluminal and surface mould brachytherapy techniques using after loaded Cesium and Iridium sources.
  • Familiar with remote after loading brachytherapy equipment e.g., Selectron (LDR/ MDR and HDR), micro - selectron HDR as well as Gammamed Plus.
  • Adequate experience with manually after loaded and remote afterloaded Iridium brachytherapy including head and neck, TRUS guided prostate brachytherapy, ultrasound guided breast brachytherapy and perineal region with or without templates.
  • Long experience on simulator, isocentric telecobalt units like Theratron 780C and high and / or dual energy linear accelerators (including Total Skin Electron Therapy) with MLC and EPID
  • Familiar with CT simulation and virtual simulation using Somavision, AcuSim, Advantage Sim and Plato
  • Well versant with radiotherapy treatment planning systems for teletherapy (3DCRT as well as IMRT) and brachytherapy (including CT guided planning) like Eclipse, Pinnacle, Plato and Brachyvision
  • Experience of modern radiotherapy techniques like 3DCRT, IMRT, ficlucial marker based IGRT and EPID based ART
  • Mould room experience regarding immobilization devices, compensators, individualized shielding blocks etc
  • Teaching experience of seven years
  • M.D. THESIS

Specialities

  • Radiation Oncology

  • Oncology

Expertise

Education

  • MBBS in 1983 from Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla. 
  • MD (Radiation Oncology)  from Postgraduate Institute of Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1987
  • DNB (Radiation Oncology) from National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 1989
  • Visiting Clinical Assistant at Cookridge Hospital, University of Leeds, U.K. under supervision of Dr. C.A.F. Joslin, Jan-June 1990
  • UICC Fellowship on Brachytherapy from Memorial Medical Centre, Long Beach, California, U.S.A. under supervision of Dr. A.M. Nisar Syed(06.09 1994 to 07.10.1994)
  • Fellowship on Palliative Care from International School for Palliative Care, Oxford. UK under supervision of Dr. Robert Twycross,(01.09.1997 to 30.09.1997)
  • UICC Fellowship on Palliative Care from Johns Hopkins Oncology Centre, Baltimore, U.S.A. under supervision of Dr. Stuart Grossman(02.08.1999 to 31.08.1999)
  • UICC Fellowship on IMRT from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, U.S.A. under supervision of Dr, Michael Zelefsky(14.10.2002 to 26.10.2002)
  • UICC Fellowship on High Dose Rate Brachytherapy from Ohio State University, Columbus, U.S.A. under supervision of Dr. Subir Nag(12.10.2004 to 12.11.2004)
  • UICC Fellowship on Stereotactic Radiosurgery & Radiotherapy from Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, U.S.A. under supervision of Dr. Minesh Mehta(15.10.2006 to 10.11.2006)
  • UICC Fellowship on Image Guided Radiation Therapy from William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, U.S.A. under supervision of Dr. Alvaro Martinez(15.09.2008 to 03.10.2008)

Practice Information

HCG MSR Cancer Centre, Bangalore

HCG MSR Cancer Centre, Bangalore

MSRIT Post, MSR Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560054

Manipal Hospital, HAL Airport Road

Manipal Hospital, HAL Airport Road

98, HAL Airport Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560017

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Sharma, S., Patel, F.D., Sandhu, A.P.S,, Gupta, B.D. and Yadav, N.S. (1989). A prospective randomized study of local hyperthermia as a supplement and radiosensitizer in the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix with radiotherapy. Endocurietherapy / Hyperthermia Oncology. 5, pp. 151 -159.
  • Sharma, S., Sandhu, A.P.S., Patel, F.D., Ghoshal, S.Gupta, B.D. and Yadav, N.S. (1990). Side effects of local hyperthermia: Results of a prospectively randomized clinical study. International Journal of Hyperthermia. 6, pp. 279-285.
  • Sharma, S., Singhal, S., Sandhu, A.P.S., Ghoshal, S., Gupta, B.D. and Yadav, N.S. (1991). Local therm o radiotherapy in carcinoma cervix: Improved local control versus increased incidence of distant metastasis. Asia Oceania Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 17 (1), pp. 5-12.
  • Sharma, S., Singhal, S., De, S., Chander, S., Rath, G.K., Misra, A., and Khosla, X (1990). Primary gastric lymphoma: A prospective analysis of 12 cases and review of the literature. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 43, pp. 231-238,
  • Sharma, S., Seam, R.K. and Kapoor, H.L. (1990). Malignant sertoli cell tumour of the testis in a child. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 44, pp, 129-131.
  • Singhal, S., Sharma, S., De, S., Kumar, L., Chander, S., Rath, G.K. and Gupta, S.D. (1990). Adult embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the vagina complicating pregnancy: A case report and review of literature. Asia – Oceania Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 16 (4), pp. 301-306:
  • Singhal, S., Sharma, S., Dixit, S.,  De, S., Chander, S., Rath, G.K. and Mehta, V,S. (1992). The role of radiation therapy in the management of spinal cord compression due to extramedullary haematopoiesis in thalassaemia. Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 55, pp. 310-312.
  • Singhal, S., Sharma, S., Ganesh, T., Joshi, R.C., Kumar, R., Rath, G.K., De, S. and Chander, S. (1990). Value of computerized dosimetery in intracavitary. radiation treatment of cervical carcinoma. Preceedings of 10th International Conference on Computers in Radiotherapy, Lucknow. pp. 219-229.
  • Ganesh, T., Sharma, S., Joshi, R.C., Singhal, S,, Shahi, U.P., Kumar, R. and Rath, G.K. (1990). Relationship between total reference air kerma and reference volume in intracavitary brachytherapy. Proceedings of 10th International  Conference on Computers in Radiotherapy, Lucknow. pp. 223-225,
  • Sharma, S., De, S., Fernandez, P., Singhal, S,, Singh, K., Chander, S., and Rath, G.K. (1990), Primary lymphoma of the brain – A report of 5 cases and review of literature. Indian Journal of Cancer. 28, pp. 75-80.
  • Singhal, S., Sharma, S., Dixit, S., De, S., Chander, S. and Rath, G.K. (1993), Primary radiation therapy in the management of glomus tumours. Indian Journal of Cancer. 30, pp. 120-124.
  • Racheline, A., Paul, V.K. Ganesh, T., Sharma, S., Singhal, S. and Joshi, R.C. (1991). Role of radiation therapy in the treatment of benign ocular diseases. Indian Journal of Opthalmoloqv. 39, pp, 2-5.
  • Singhal, S., Singh, K., Fernandes, P., Sharma, S., Chander, S., Rath, G.K. and Bose, S. (1991). Primary melanoma of the central nervous system: Report of a case and review of the literature. Indian Journal of Cancer. 28, pp. 92-98.
  • Sharma, S., Ganesh, T., Singhal, S., Joshi, R.C., Kumar, R. and Rath, G.K. (1989). Experience with the Selectron – LDR/MDR for intracavitary therapy using the Nucletron Planning System (NPS). Activity. 3, pp. 15-16.
  • Sharma, S., Ganesh, T., Chander, S., Kumar, R. and Rath, G.K. (1989). Dose volume correlation in treatment of carcinoma cervix with radiotherapy. Recent Advances in Radiation Oncology. 1, pp. 351 (Abstract),
  • Sharma, S., Sharma, S.C., Singhal, S., Mehra, Y.N., Gupta, B.D., Ghosnal, S. and Sandhu A.P.S. (1991). Carcinoma of the maxillary antrum – A 10 year experience. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology. 43, pp. 191-194.
  • Sharma, S., Sharma, S.C., Ghoshal, S., Sandhu, A.P.S. and Gupta, B,D. (1990). Radiation in the management of carcinoma of the maxillary antrum – An overview of 10 years. The Indian Practitioner. 43, pp. 971-976.
  • Sharma, S., Singhal, S., Ghoshal, S., Sandhu, A.P.S., Patel, F.D., Gupta, B.D. and Yadav, N.S. (1990). Intracavitary brachyhyperthermia – A new approach for the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix. The Indian Practitioner. 43, pp, 321- 327,
  • Sharma, S., Sandhu, A.P.S., Patel, F.D., Ghoshal, S., Gupta, B.D. and Yadav, N.S. (1989). Intracavitary brachyperthermia – current status of a newer modality. Medical Physics Bulletin. 14, pp. 55-59.
  • Sharma, S., Ganesh, T., Singhal, S., Joshi, R.C., Kumar, R. and Rath, G.K (1990). ICRU guidelines for dose specification in the intracavitary treatment of the carcinoma of the cervix. Journal of Clinical Radiotherapy and Oncology. 5, pp. 21-24.
  • Sharma, S., Singhal, S., Dixit, S., Chander, S., Rath, G.K. and Khosla, A. (1991). Primary gastric lymphoma: Role of computed tomography. Tropical gastroenterology. 12 (1), pp. 31-36.
  • Sharma, S., Singhal, S., Kumar, L, Shukla, N. and Rath, G.K. (1993). Primary gastric plasmacytoma: Report of a case and review of the literature. Tropical  Gastroenterology (in press).
  • Singhal, S., Sharma, S., Dixit, S. and De, S. (1990). Management of primary fallopian tube carcinoma. The Indian Practitioner. 43, pp. 607-613.
  • Ganesh, T., Sharma, S., Singhal, S., Joshi, R.C., Kumar, R. and Rath, G.K. (1990). Volume analysis in the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix with radiation, Medical Physics Bulletin. 15, pp. 5-1.
  • Singhal, S., Sharma, S., Srivastava, R.S. and Dvivedi, M.S. (1990). High frequency resonant oscillations technique to improve nasal mucociliary transport. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 92, pp. 358-361.
  • Singhal, S., Sharma, S., De, S., Fernandez, P., Chander, S. and Rath, G.K. (1991). Role of radiotherapy in the management of primary carcinona of the fallopian tube. Indian Journal of Medical Sciences. 45, pp. 58-60.
  • Rath, G.K., Sharma, S., Singhal, S., De, S. and Chander, S. - (1989). Non surgical management of primary gastric lymphoma: Role of gastroscopy. Journal of Clinical Radiotherapy and Oncology. 4, pp. 25-30.
  • Kaushal, R., Sharma, S., Singhal, S., Ghoshal, S., Sandhu, A.P.S., Singh, R. and Gupta, N.M. (1990). Occult carcinoma esophagus metastatic to spine producing paraplegia: A case report and review of literature. Indian Journal of Medical Sciences. 44, pp. 304-306.
  • Kaushal, R., Sharma, S., Singhal, S., Ghoshal, S., Sandhu, A.P.S,, Singh, R. and Gupta, N.M. (1991). Carcinoma of the esophagus presenting with esophagocutaneous fistula: A case report. Indian Journal of Medical Sciences. 45, pp. 13-15.
  • Singhal, S., Sharma, S., Dixit, S. and Rath, G.K. (1991). Current trends in the radiation treatment of carcinoma of the esophagus. The Indian Practitioner. 44, pp. 209-213.
  • Singhal, S., Sharma, S., Fernandes, P., De, S., Chander, S. and Rath, G.K. (1990). Primary vaginal embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma in an adult. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India. 40 (4), pp. 615.
  • Kapoor, H.L., Seam, RX, Sharma, S., and Sharma, R.D. (1988). Malignant interstitial cell tumour of testis in a child. Indian Journal of Cancer. 25, pp. 241¬245.
  • De, S., Singhal, S. and Sharma, S. (1990). Primary lymphoma of the brain: The continuing therapeutic challenge. The Indian Practitioner. 43, pp. 715-718.
  • Dixit, S., Singhal, S., Sharma, S., and Rath, G.K. (1991). Current concepts in the management of seminoma testis. The Indian Practitioner. 44, pp, 861-868.
  • Kapoor, H.L Seam, RX and Sharma, S. (1986). Role of LIV. 52 in cyclophosphamide induced alopecia. Probe. 25 (4), pp. 344,
  • De, S., Baid, B.L., Singhal, S. and Sharma, S. (1991), Merkel cell carcinoma: An aggressive approach for an aggressive tumour. The Indian Practitioner. 44, pp. 289-291.
  • Kapoor, H.L., Gargya, S., Seam, R.K., Sharma, S., Singh, A., Sood, K. (1986). Profile of gynaecological malignancies in Himachal Pradesh. Radiation Oncology. 3, pp~ 8-12.
  • De, S., Rath, G.K., Shahi, U.P., Singhal, S., Kumar, L., Sharma, S., Baid, B.L. and Chander, S. (1990). Radiation therapy in intracranial gernimona. Journal of Clinical Radiotheraphy and Oncology. 5, pp, 13-17