Dr. Sainath Bhethanabhotla - Oncology - CARE Hospitals
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  • Education
  • Past Positions
  • Skills / Expertise
  • Publications
  • Research Presentations
  • Memberships
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Bio


  • MBBS from Osmania Medical College
  • MD in Pediatrics from All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • DM in Medical Oncology From All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Past Positions

  • Consultant Medical Oncology at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Resident Super specialist at MNJ Institute of Oncology and Regional Cancer Center, Hyderabad
  • Senior resident in Department of Medical Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Skills / Expertise


  • Bhethanabhotla S, Bakhshi S. Reply: Neither post-treatment PET-CT nor interim PET-CT using Deauville criteria predicts outcome in pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma. J Nucl Med. 2016 Dec8;IMPACT FACTOR: 7.439
  • Bhethanabhotla S, Jain S, Kapoor G, Mahajan A, Chopra A, Vishnubhatla S, et al. Outcome of pediatric advanced Hodgkin lymphoma treated with ABVD and predictors of inferior survival: a multicenter study of 186 patients. Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 Dec 6;1–7. IMPACT FACTOR:2.644
  • Bakhshi S, Bhethanabhotla S, Kumar R, Agarwal K, Sharma P, Thulkar S, et al. Post- treatment PET-CT Rather than Interim PET-CT Using Deauville criteria Predicts Outcome in Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma: a Prospective Study Comparing PET-CT versus Conventional Imaging. J Nucl Med. 2016 Oct 6; IMPACT FACTOR: 7.439
  • Bhethanabhotla S, Bakhshi S. Presence of risk factors does not affect outcome in early stage pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma treated with ABVD. Ann Hematol. 2016 Nov 18; IMPACT FACTOR: 2.845
  • Taywade SK, Kumar R, Bhethanabhotla S, Bal C. Role of (18)F-FDG PET-CT in Monitoring the Cyclophosphamide Induced Pulmonary Toxicity in Patients with Breast Cancer - 2 Case Reports. Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2016 Sep;50(3):261–5.
  • Kakkar A, Rajeshwari M, Bhethanabhotla S, Kaur K, Jain D, Gogia A, et al. Primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the prostate: A report of two cases with diagnostic considerations. J Cancer Res Ther. 2015 Dec;11(4):977–9. IMPACT FACTOR: 0.8459
  • Gajendra S, Gogia A, Tanwar P, Sahoo MK, Bhethanabhotla S, Durgapal P, et al. Synchronous metastatic pulmonary adenocarcinoma with small cell lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma. 2014 Jul;55(7):1678–80. IMPACT FACTOR: 2.644
  • Bhethanabhotla S, Thukral A, Sankar MJ, Agarwal R, Paul VK, Deorari AK. Effect of position of infant during phototherapy in management of hyperbilirubinemia in late preterm and term neonates: a randomized controlled trial. J Perinatol. 2013 Oct;33(10):795–9. IMPACT FACTOR: 2.183
  • Kumar L, Boya RR, Pai R, Harish P, Mookerjee A, Sainath B, et al. Autologous stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma: Long-term results. The National Medical Journal of India. 2016 Jul 1;29(4):192. IMPACT FACTOR: 0.786
  • Bhethanabhotla, S., Tiwari, A., Sharma, M.C. et al. Prognostic significance of IL-6 in Hodgkin Lymphoma. Indian J Pediatr. 2019 Mar 4;Online first. IMPACT FACTOR: 1.046
  • Patel A, Tannock I, Bhethanabhola S, Srivastva P, Biswas B, et al. Low-Dose Abiraterone in Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Is It Practice Changing? Facts and Facets.JCO Glob Oncol. 2020 Mar;6:382-386. IMPACT FACTOR:1.79

Research & Presentations


Awards & Recognition

  • Won Sorel Catherine prize for Best post graduate in pediatrics for the year 2012.
  • Stood 2nd in NNF gold medal paper for the year 2012(1).
  • Received Scholarship for Oral presentation in SIOP-2015, Cape Town, South Africa for the abstract “OUTCOME OF PEDIATRIC HODGKIN LYMPHOMA TREATED WITH ABVD: A MULTICENTRIC ANALYSIS OF 335 PATIENTS”.
  • Awarded “Abstract achievement award” at American Society of Hematology Meeting on Hematological Malignancies held in Chicago on 16th,17th September ,2016 for the abstract “Prognostic Significance of Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio in Advanced Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma-A Multicentric Analysis of 186 patients”


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