Dr. Srinivas Chilukuri Oncologist in Chennai

Dr. Srinivas Chilukuri

Oncologist, Chennai


  • 17 Years Experience
  • 1 Hospital


Dr Chilukuri Srinivas is a graduate of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and post graduate in Radiation Oncology from Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai and is currently working as Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Apollo Specialty Cancer Hospital, Chennai. 

Dr Chilukuri Srinivas has contributed significantly to establishing Image guided radiotherapy, RapidArc (Volumetric Modulated Arc therapy) and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) programmes at Department of radiation Oncology at Yashoda Cancer Institute, Hyderabad. He has presented and published several papers at international meeting and conferences. He also has expertise in brachytherapy for gynecological malignancies, head neck, breast and soft tissue tumors.

He is keenly interested in teaching and is currently co-ordinator for academmics at Department of radiation Oncology for 4 DNB students and 4 research fellows. He is also involved in professional education for radiation Oncologists and physicists at various occasions. Has conducted several international workshops providing hands-on training. He is currently a faculty for Varian IMRT/RapidArc school. 

He has had exposure to modern advances like stereotactic radiotherapy (from VU University Medical Centre) and Image guided Radiotherapy/IMRT (under aegis of ESTRO at Brussels and Vienna) from prestigious institutes in Europe. 

He is a member of several professional bodies like Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI), American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), European Society for Therapeutic radiology and Oncology (ESTRO).

Specialties: IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, SRS, Head and Neck Oncology, NeuroOncology, Breast cancer, Thoracic Oncology, Professional education.
  • Languages : English, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi


Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Apollo Specialty Cancer Hospita, Chennai June, 2007 -  Present

Senior Resident, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai February, 2004 -  May, 2007

Visiting Fellow, VU University Hospital, AMsterdam January, 2011 -  March, 2011


  • Oncology

  • Cancer Chemotherapy

  • Clinical Oncology

  • Medical Oncology

  • Neuro Oncology

  • Radiation Oncology


  • Adenocarcinoma

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer

  • B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

  • B-Cell Lymphoma


Specialties: IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, SRS, Head and Neck Oncology, NeuroOncology, Breast cancer, Thoracic Oncology, Professional education.


MBBS, 2001, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India

MD (Radiation Oncology), 2008, Tata Memorial Hospital

Practice Information

Apollo Specialty Cancer Hospital, Chennai

Apollo Specialty Cancer Hospital, Chennai

No. 320, Anna Salai, Teynampet, Nandanam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600035

Achievements & Contributions

  • Subramaniam S, Srinivas C, et al. Volumetric Modulated Arc based hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy for the treatment of selective intracranial arterio-venous malformations. Int Journal Of Radiat Oncol Biol Phys March 2012, 82(3), 1278-1284.
  • Subramaniam S, Thirumalaiswamy S, Srinivas C et al. Chest wall radiotherapy with volumetric modulated arcs and the potential role of flattening filter free photon beams. Strahlentherapie and Onkologie 2012 Jun;188(6):484-90
  • SG Laskar, G Baijal, V Murthy, S Chilukuri, et al. Hypofractionated radiotherapy for T1N0M0 glottic cancer: Retrospective analysis of two different cohorts of dose-fractionation schedules from a single institution. Clinical Oncology 2012 articles in press
  • Jalali R, Dutta D, Srinivas C, Sarin R. Micro multileaf collimator based stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of selected arterio-venous malformations: Techniques and Preliminary Experience. Journal of Cnacer Research and Therapeutics Sep 2009;(5):3:186-191
  • Laskar SG, Agarwal JP, C Srinivas, Dinshaw KA. Radiotherapeutic Management of Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer. Expert Review of Anti-cancer Therapy. March 2006(6):3;405-417.
  • Srinivas C, JP Agarwal, S Ghosh Laskar, T Gupta, KA Dinshaw. Altered Fractionated Radiotherapy in Head and Neck cancer: In response to the MARCH meta-analysis by Bourhis et al. Lancet 2006:368; 1867
  • Jalali R, Srinivas C, TD Nadkarni, P Rajasekharan. Suprasellar Hemangiopericytoma- Challenges in diagnosis and treatment. Acta Neurochirurgica (European Journal of Neurosurgery) 2008 Jan;150(1):67-71
  • Chopra S, EngineerR, Mahantshetty U, Misra S, Phurailatpam R, Paul SN, Kannan S, Kerkar R, Chilukuri S, et al. Phase III randomized trial of image guided intensity modulated radiotherapy (IG-IMRT) and conventional radiotherapy for late small bowel toxicity reduction after postoperative adjuvant radiation in Ca cervix:Study Protocol. British Medical Journal. In Press.
  • Chilukuri Srinivas, Pawar YS, Sai Subramaniam, et al. Dose escalated image guided radiation and weekly cisplatin for inoperable esophageal carcinoma of thoracic esophagus.  Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2013 (suppl: abstr 15120).
  • Srinivas C, T Gupta, Preetha R. Bilateral Mandibular metastasis in Medulloblastoma An unusual  occurrence. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2009 Feb; 16(2):325-8
  • International Development and Education Award by American Society of Clinical Oncology-Conquer Cancer Foundation
  • Developing Nations Travel Grant- European Society of Medical Oncology
  • Research and Education Grant- Royal College of Radiologists
  • Nucleotron education award by European Society of Radiation Oncology
  • Best Poster Award- Association of Radiation Oncologists of India
  • National Talent Search Scholarship Holeder
  • Mumbai University Top Rank Award in Radiation Oncology
  • “Patterns of failure and salvage treatment after curative radiotherapy for Early Glottic cancer in 985 consecutive patients treated at single institution” at ASTRO conference at Boston in 2008.
  • “A Phase II Single Arm study of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation in Borderline Resectable Esophageal Cancer- An Update” at Annual Scientific Meeting of Royal College Of Radiologists at Hong Kong in Oct 2007.
  • American Society of Radiation Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • European Society of Radiation Oncology
  • Society of Neuro-oncology
  • Indian Society of Neuro-oncology
  • Association of Radiation Oncologists of India