Dr. R. Ranga Rao

Qualification - M.B.B.S., MD, DM

Specialization - Medical Oncologist

Designation - Senior Director - Medical Oncology

Location - Gurgaon, India

Hospital(s) - Max Super Specialty Hospital, Gurgaon

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Career Profile

  • Dr. Rao is a distinguished doctor, who has received several accolades and awards for his outstanding contribution in the field of oncology.
  • Dr. Ranga Rao specializes in treatment and management of various kinds of tumorous, in lungs, bones, blood, breast, brain, kidney, prostate and urinary bladder.
  • His interest also lies in the malignancies of head, neck, oesophagus and cervix, and he has been actively involved in research related to these.
  • He has published a number of research papers in renowned journals.
  • The treatment offered by him include ChemotMherapy, Radiation therapy, Targeted Therapy, Hormonal Therapy, Supportive Care and Palliative Care.
  • In his more 35 years of career as medical professional, he has worked in many renowned hospitals and cancer centers, other than Oncology centers of the Army Hospitals at various locations.

Education & Training

MBBS from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer, 1977

MD - Internal Medicine from Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, 1984

DM – Medical Oncology from Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, 1993


  • Director - Medical Oncology Department at BLK Super Speciality Hospital (2011 – 2014)
  • Director - Medical Oncology at Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon (2009-2011)
  • Professor & Sr. Consultant - Medical Oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (2006 - 2011)
  • Senior Adviser Oncology at Army Hospital (Referral and Research) New Delhi (2002 - 2006)
  • Specialist in Medicine and Oncology at Armed Forces Medical Services (1977 - 2002)

Clinical Focus

Bone Cancer

Tumor Specialist

Lymphoma Cancer

Lung Cancer

Esophaegal Cancer

Brain Cancer

Liver Cancer

Head & Neck Cancer

Uro-Gynae Oncology

Awards & Achievements

Honored with ‘Vishisht Seva Medal’ (VSM) for the distinguished medical service in Armed Forces (2006), given by President of India

Col. K.K. Gupta Memorial Gold Medal 1984 - first in Advance Course Medicine (1982-1984)

Lt Gen R S Hoon Award - 1995

Air Marshal Ajit Nath Guru Shanti Devi Award - 1996


  • Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology (ISMPO)
  • Indian Society of Oncology (ISO)
  • European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Indian Cooperative Oncology Network


Dr. Rao performs 24 different procedures. Click on a procedure name to see more details and to view doctors for that specialty.



Fractionated Stereotactic Radiation Therapy
Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
Rapid Arc with IGRT
Rapid Arc with IMRT
Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) Novalis Tx Frameless
Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SRS) Novalis Tx with Frame

Cyberknife for Prostate Cancer
HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) for prostate cancer
Rapid Arc with IGRT for prostate cancer
Rapid Arc with IMRT for prostate cancer
Green Light Laser PVP Surgery
Brachytherapy for prostate cancer

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