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Dr Pratap Varma Penmetsa
Qualifications : MS (Gen.Surgery), [I.M.S, B.H.U], M.Ch. (Surgical Oncology)  
Designation : Consultant Surgical Oncologist  
Specialty : Oncology  
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Location : CARE Hospitals, Hi-tech City, Hyderabad
  • M.S (General Surgery)Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
  • Senior Resident/ Registrar in Surgical oncologyKidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, BengaluruSpecialty Training M. Ch. (Surgical
  • Oncology)Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru
  • One month Observership in Surgical Oncology University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, USA
Teaching experience
  • Internship from Sir Sunder Lal Hospital, Banaras Hindu University for1 year from 01/01/2001 to 31/12/2002
  • Worked as a Surgery Registrar (covering General Surgery, Urology, Plastic Surgery) in Apollo Hospital, Secunderabad from July 2005- October 2005.
  • Practiced as a visiting consultant, General Surgery, in private nursing homes in E.C.I.L’ X’ roads, Hyderabad.
  • Worked as a Registrar/ Senior Resident in the Dept. of Surgical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru from October 2006 to February 2008.
  • Worked as a Registrar/ Senior Resident in Hyderabad Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, Aditya Hospital, Hyderabad from March 2008 to June 2009.
  • Worked as a Junior Consultant in the Departments of Surgical Oncology and Bariatric Surgery, Apollo Hospital, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad from July 2009 to March 2010.
  • Practiced as independent Consultant in the Department of Laparoscopic and General Surgery in Apollo Hospital, Secunderabad from April 2010 to July 2011.
  • Completed observershipprogrammes at Regional cancer centres: Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai; Adyar Cancer Institute, Chennai; MNJ cancer Institute, Hyderabad.
  • Completed one month Observership in Surgical Oncology at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, USA from 1 October 2013 to 31 October 2013.
  • Practiced as a Consultant Surgical Oncologist in the Department of Surgical Oncology at Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer hospital and Research Institute, Hyderabad from August 2014- April 2017.
  • Practicing as a Consultant Surgical Oncologist in the Department of Surgical Oncology at American Oncology Institute, Hyderabad since May 2017.
Research & presentations


Title: Thyroid Function and Thyroid Autoantibodies in Breast Carcinoma.

Papers/ poster presentattions 

  • Presented a paper titled ‘Sonographic Evaluation of Thyroid Gland Status in Carcinoma Breast in ASICON-2003, Pune.
  • Presented a poster titled ‘Gall Bladder Carcinoma and Biliary Electrolytes’ in ISGCON-2004, Jaipur; published in ‘Indian Journal of Gastroenterology; 2004, October, Volume 23 Supplement 2: A59.
  • Presented a poster titled ‘Kidney Oncocytoma’ in Surgical Society of Bangalore, ASICC, July 2007.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Heidelberg technique of end-to-side pancreatico-jejunostomy: early postoperative outcomes in consecutive 50 cases’ in NATCON-IASO 2012, Jaipur.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Predictive factors for locoregional recurrence and distant metastases of Cutaneous Melanoma’ in 1st Indian Cancer Congress 2013, New Delhi.
  • Presented various undergraduate and postgraduate seminars.
  • Presented at numerous conferences, seminars, and symposia during my tenure as Senior Resident and super specialty post graduate training in surgical oncology at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru.
  • Participated as Faculty in Annual conference of the Association of Gynaecologic Oncologists of India, Hyderabad (AGOICON 2015).
  • Participated as Faculty in Telangana Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mahabubnagar (TCOG 2017).
  • Moderated numerous DNB post-graduate (Surgical Oncology) clinical case discussions, seminars, and journal club, coordinated tumour board meetings
  • Conducted CME programs and Cancer Screening programs  in various towns and cities in India, Kenya, Tanzania.
  • Poster titled 'Mucositis Scoring System in patients receiving adjuvant radiation for oral malignancies' in European Journal of Cancer Supplements. Volume 5, Issue 4: page 342, September 2007.
  • V Satya Suresh Attili, UllasBatra, PP Bapsy, D Lokanatha, R Clementeena, PP Varma, M Malati, Kamal VS Saini. Skin nodules as a presenting feature of diffuse large B cell Gastric Lymphoma. Indian Journal of Dermatology. Volume 53, Issue 1: pages 38-39, 2008.
  • Attili VS, Bapsy PP, Ramachandra C, Reddy CO, Prabhakaran PS, Varma PP, Chandra VR. Influence of postoperative complications on relapse-free survival in gastrointestinal malignancies. Gastrointest Cancer Res. 2009 Sep;3(5):179-82.
  • Suresh A, Varma PP, Sinha S, Deepika S, Raman R, Srinivasan M, Mandapal T, Reddy C O, Anand B B. Risk-scoring system for predicting mucositis in patients of head and neck cancer receiving concurrent chemoradiotherapy [rssm-hn]. J Can Res Ther 2010; 6:448-51.
  • Nusrath, S., Goel, V., Varma, P. et al. Ovarian Cancer and Mayer–Rokitansky–Küster–Hauser (MRKH) Syndrome a Rare Combination. Indian J GynecolOncolog (2016) 14: 30.