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Dr A Jaykanth

Senior Consultant – Nuclear Medicine, PET –CT &Theranostics


Dr. Jaykanth is a leading Nuclear Medicine physician with vast knowledge and experience of around 12 years in the speciality.

Dr. Jaykanth passionately pursues radionuclide therapies and believes in “Precision molecular oncology” based on personalized management plan for best possible treatment of patients with curative intent and good quality of life in advanced inoperable and metastatic disease. He joins as Senior Nuclear Medicine Physician at Apollo Proton Cancer Centre.

Areas of Expertise

 

  • Theranostics for neuroendocrine tumours, prostate cancers & thyroid cancers
  • TARE (Trans Arterial Radio Embolization) for hepatocellular malignancy
  • PET-CT imaging

Education & Training

 

  • Bachelor degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) from Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu (The TN Dr.MGR medical university)
  • Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Nuclear Medicine from Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamilnadu (2011).
  • Certified Radiation Safety Officer (2013)
  • Fellowship of European Board of Nuclear Medicine (2016)
  • Fellowship of Asian Nuclear Medicine Board (2017)
  • Certified NABH assessor for medical imaging establishments and services (2020)

Professional Work

 

  • Senior Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physician in Apollo Proton Cancer Centre since 2021
  • Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physician in Apollo Hospitals since 2015
  • Registrar in Nuclear Medicine Department, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • Professional Society Membership
    • - Association of Nuclear Medicine Physicians of India (ANMPI)
    • - Society of Nuclear Medicine, India (SNMI)
  • Nearly 10 years of teaching experience as DNB faculty for Nuclear Medicine, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.

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