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Dr Ramprahlad KM - Consultant Medical Oncology

Dr Ramprahlad KM is one of the highly qualified and best medical oncologists in Guntur. He is associated with American Oncology Institute, Guntur as a Consultant Medical Oncologist.

Dr Ramprahlad is trained in administering Chemotherapy, Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy treatments. He has extensive experience in performing various procedures, such as central line insertions, bone marrow biopsy, lumbar puncture, etc. Also, he is an expert in cancer pain management and palliative/terminal care of advanced-stage cancer patients.

Dr Ramprahlad, a Gold Medalist, pursued his MBBS from NRI Medical College, Guntur, and completed his MD in General Medicine from Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada. He earned his DM in Medical Oncology from Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati.

Dr Ramprahlad has over eight years of experience in the field of Medical Oncology. Prior to joining American Oncology Institute, Guntur, Dr Ramprahlad worked as a Consultant - Medical Oncology at some of the prestigious multi-specialty hospitals in India. He also takes a keen interest in teaching and research. He is actively involved in teaching medical students pursuing medical oncology in India.

Dr Ramprahlad has published several papers and delivered professional talks in various scientific forums. He is a member of several prestigious medical institutes and associations.

Languages Knowledge

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Areas of Expertise

  • Well-versed in all aspects of chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy.
  • Trained in various procedures like central line insertions, bone marrow biopsy, lumbar puncture, etc.
  • Cancer pain management and palliative/terminal care of the advanced-stage cancer patient.

Educational Qualification

  • MBBS - NRI Medical College, Guntur (2008)
  • MD (General Medicine) - Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada (2015)
  • DM (Medical Oncology) - Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati (2019)

Awards

  • Gold Medal in MBBS
  • Gold Medal in MD General Medicine

Experience

Dr Ramprahlad has experience of over eight years in his area of expertise. He has worked at some of the most reputed hospitals in India.

Professional Journey

Publications /Presentations

  • PRIAPISM- A rare clinical manifestation of chronic myeloid leukemia- A case report published in SVIMS journal
  • Oral presentation on – Retrospective study of Germ cell tumors of testis- SVIMS experience at AP APICON in 2018 at Kuppam
  • Polycythemia Vera presenting as acute on chronic CKD- A case report (co-author) in AP APICON 2014
  • Pulmonary artery hypertension- A rare side effect of Altransretinoic acid in APML patient – A case report (co-author) in 2018
  • Worked as coinvestigator in Sunitinib trial(Biosimilar) study in metastatic renal cell carcinoma in 2020
  • Coauthor in Akynzeo multicentric trial of 200 patients in CINV prophylaxis in 2021
  • Conducted retrospective analysis of Covid vaccination in cancer patients in collaboration with Mallareddy college of pharmacy in 2021