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Dr. S. Avinash Rao


MBBS, MD (RADIODIAGNOSIS)

Senior Consultant Radiologist

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110 085

SPECIALIZED AREAS

RFA/MWA of primary/metastatic liver tumors.
MR guided breast biopsies.
Percutaneous nephrostomies.
CT guided coeliac plexus block.
TRUS guided prostatic biopsies.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

MD (Radiodiagnosis) - AFMC, Pune, 1992
MBBS - AFMC, Pune, 1984

EXPERIENCES

1998 - till date - Senior Consultant, RGCI & RC , Delhi
1994-1998 - Registrar/Consultant, KMH Memorial Hospital, Kerala
1993-1993 - Registrar, Lokmanya Hospital, Pune
1989-1992 - PG Resident, AFMC, Pune
1984-1989 - Captain, Army Medical Corps.

MEMBERSHIPS

Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA)
Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO)
Delhi Medical Association (DMA)

ABOUT

Dr S Avinash Rao has been with Department of Radiology at RGCI&RC since 1998 and was always interested in onco-radiology since his postgraduation at AFMC, Pune 1992. He has immense experience of more than 25 years doing all kind of intra and extracavitory guided biopsies and has successfully performed many difficult and challenging biopsies refused elsewhere. He has special interest in breast cancer including screening MR Mammography, MR guided breast biopsy and vacuum assisted breast biopsy (VABB). He performs different kinds of ablative procedures routinely like radiofrequency ablation (RFA) / microwave ablation (MWA) of liver tumor and nerve ablation for pain management.
He enthusiastically and actively participates in Tumor Board discussions. He has been actively involved in many ongoing drug trials in the hospital and is Convener of Institutional Ethics Committee. He has been a guide to DNB students in Radiology since 2003.

PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

PUBLICATIONS
BIRADS in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis.
RFA of Osteoid Osteoma.
SCC of Head and Neck.
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