Our Medical Team

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Proton Therapy Department

Dr Jiri Kubes

Dr. Jiří Kubeš, PhD, Medical Director:

With a great deal of clinical experience as a radiation oncologist at several institutions, Dr. Jiří Kubeš is a specialist in prostate carcinoma as well as head and neck tumours. He is also Vice-chairman of the Czech Society of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics as well as being an active lecturer.

Dr. Pavel Vítek, PhD, MBA, Radiation Oncologist:

A specialist in gastrointestinal tumours, neuroendocrine tumours and disseminated peritoneal tumours, Dr. Vítek regularly teaches at the Medical Faculty in Prague & Institute for further education.
pavel-vitek
Silvia-Sláviková

Dr. Silvia Sláviková, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr Sláviková graduated in General Medicine at Masaryk University in Brno. After graduation she worked at the Department of Clinical and Radiation Oncology at the St. Anne's University Hospital in Brno. Since 2009 she has worked at the Clinic for Radiation Oncology at the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute in Brno.

Dr. Barbora Ondrová, Radiation Oncologist:

Another member of the Czech Society for Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, Dr Barbora Ondrová, specialises in lung carcinoma and paediatric carcinoma. She graduated from Masaryk University, Brno and has over 10 years’ experience working at the Clinic of Radiation Oncology of the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute and Medical Faculty at Masaryk University.
barbora-ondrova
Andrea-Pásztorová

Dr. Andrea Pásztorová, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr Pásztorová graduated from the medical school of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice. She started in the radiotherapy department at the Faculty Hospital in Prešov. Since 2001 she worked at the Oncology Clinic of the Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague-Motol. In 2012 she acquired specialist competence in the field of radiation oncology. She specialises in breast and prostate cancer.

Dr. Gabriela Kasáčová, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr Kasáčová graduated from the medical school of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice. She started at the radiotherapy department of the Štefan Kukura Hospital and Polyclinic in Michalovce. In 1999 she acquired a first degree attestation in the field of radiotherapy. Since 2006 she worked at the FTN Oncology Clinic and since 2007 at the Oncology Clinic of the Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague-Motol. In 2012 she acquired specialist competence in the field of radiation oncology. She specialises in cancers of the lungs and throat.
Gabriela-Kasáčová
katerina-dedeckova

Dr. Kateřina Dědečková, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr. Dědečková graduated from Charles University in Prague. She is a specialist in head tumours, neck tumours and lymphomas, Dr. Kateřina Dědečková started her practice as a radiation oncologist at the Institute of Radiation Oncology of the First Medical Faculty at the Charles University and Faculty Hospital in Bulovka. She then went on to obtain a specialised competence in radiation oncology in 2009.

Dr. Štěpán Vinakurau, Radiation Oncologist:

After 8 years working at the department of Radiation Oncology at Faculty Hospital in Motol, Dr. Štěpán Vinakurau now specialises in tumours of the central nervous system, but during his postdoctoral studies, he focused on side effects of conventional radiotherapy.
stepan-vinakurau
ladislava-srajerova

BA Ladislava Šrajerová, Anaesthetic Nurse:

Ladislava Šrajerová gained her first professional experience in the ICU department and the ambulance and cardiac ICU at Klaudian Hospital in Mlada Boleslav. She then went on to specialist studies in the field of anaesthetics and intensive care at the NCONZO in Brno. She actively gives lectures at professional conferences and also publishes her findings in specialised journals. Ladislava Šrajerová was then employed as the head nurse at the Neurosurgery Department of Children and Adults Teaching Hospital and private clinics at NICA in Brno.

Department of Clinical Physics

vladimir-vondracek

MSc. Vladimír Vondráček, Head of Clinical Physics:

Vladimír Vondráček gained a great deal of experience in medical physics and nuclear safety at several institutions; he actively cooperates in the training of medical physicists and gets involved in the preparation of international nuclear research projects with a great appreciation of the advanced technology of proton therapy.

PTUK Medical Director

Ramkumar, Dr Shanmugasundaram

DR. Shanmugasundaram Ramkumar, MBBS, MD, DIH, DHA, MRCPI, FRCP, FRCR

Specialty: Clinical oncology
Sub-specialty: Head and neck cancer, skull base tumours and cancers of the lower gastrointestinal tract

Education
- MD (radiotherapy) - Kasturba Medical College, India, 1997
- Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland - 2004
- Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, UK - 2004
- Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists, UK - 2008
- Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow - 2011
- Postgraduate certificate in leadership - Southampton Solent University, 2012

Training
- Fellowship in IGRT (image guided radiotherapy) & IMRT (intensity modulated radiotherapy) - Royal Marsden Hospital, UK, 2009
- Stereotactic radiotherapy training for skull base and central nervous system tumours under Professor Michael Brada – 2009
- RCR-Cyclotron Trust Travelling Proton Fellowship - University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, 2013
- RCR-Kay Travelling Fellowship in intraoperative radiotherapy - MD Anderson Cancer Centre, USA, 2015
- Observership for intraoperative radiotherapy - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, 2016
- Davies Foundation Proton Therapy Travelling Fellowship - Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland and Scripps Proton Therapy Centre, USA, 2017

Experience
Dr Ramkumar is a consultant clinical oncologist, in NHS since November 2009.
He specialises in the treatment of head and neck cancers, colorectal cancers and skull base tumours. Patients are referred to him for chemotherapy, high precision radiotherapy and immunotherapy.

His managerial roles at national level include:
- member of the UK National Cancer Peer Review Panel from November 2012
- patient safety lead for the School of Medicine in Wessex Deanery since November 2012
- Senate member of clinical reference group for complex head and neck cancers for the NHS Commissioning Board from March 2013
- Faculty Board member & Specialty Board member in clinical oncology - Royal College of Radiologists, UK by election from September 2013-16
- National e-proton therapy steering group member for Department of Health funded project from March 2015
- Specialist Advisor for the Care Quality Commission from May 2016.
-Educational sub-committee Member for GI cancers in PTCOG

Key achievements
- Introduced IMRT first in South Coast 2011.
- Was awarded a Regional Innovation Fund (RIF) award of £50,000 for his project on the UK’s first clinical implementation of low level laser therapy for reducing radiation induced oral mucositis in head and neck cancer in August 2014.
- Increased clinical oncology training numbers in the Wessex region by 40% in 2013-14, despite reduction in national training numbers.
-Established a diverse portfolio of National and International Clinical Trials as predicted to be largest Head and Neck cancer trails in Wessex Region in 2017.

Awards and prizes
-Health Education England Wessex Shine Awards 2015 Chair’s Award for outstanding contribution & strategic leadership in education & training in the NHS - 2015
- Wessex Deanery Equitable Practice Award for postgraduate medical education - 2012
- Clinical excellence awards in 2012, 2014 and 2016

Research
Dr Ramkumar is principal investigator for several national and international clinical trials. These studies focus on treating head and neck cancers using radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy. He's also in a number of research management groups.

Dr Ramkumar is involved in the development of technologies for radiotherapy, including:
- IMRT
- IGRT
- intraoperative radiotherapy
- stereotactic radiotherapy
- proton therapy.

Dr Ramkumar's other roles in research include:
- member of the trial management group for the ART-DECO & CoSTAR IMRT trial conducted by the Institute of Cancer Research at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London
- co-applicant and quality assurance lead for LiTEFORM, a £1.2 million NCRI funded low level laser trial in treating radiation induced oral mucositis
- co-author of the chapter 'Intraoperative radiotherapy in locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer' in Recent Advances in Surgery, volume 35 (2013).

Dr Ramkumar has a particular interest in how using a technique called low level laser therapy can lessen the side effects caused by cancer treatment. He's also interested in reducing illness related to cancer treatment and improving quality of life for cancer survivors.

Proton Therapy Department

Dr Jiri Kubes

Dr. Jiří Kubeš, PhD, Medical Director:

With a great deal of clinical experience as a radiation oncologist at several institutions, Dr. Jiří Kubeš is a specialist in prostate carcinoma as well as head and neck tumours. He is also Vice-chairman of the Czech Society of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics as well as being an active lecturer.

Dr. Pavel Vítek, PhD, MBA, Radiation Oncologist:

A specialist in gastrointestinal tumours, neuroendocrine tumours and disseminated peritoneal tumours, Dr. Vítek regularly teaches at the Medical Faculty in Prague & Institute for further education.
pavel-vitek
Silvia-Sláviková

Dr. Silvia Sláviková, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr Sláviková graduated in General Medicine at Masaryk University in Brno. After graduation she worked at the Department of Clinical and Radiation Oncology at the St. Anne's University Hospital in Brno. Since 2009 she has worked at the Clinic for Radiation Oncology at the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute in Brno.

Dr. Barbora Ondrová, Radiation Oncologist:

Another member of the Czech Society for Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, Dr Barbora Ondrová, specialises in lung carcinoma and paediatric carcinoma. She graduated from Masaryk University, Brno and has over 10 years’ experience working at the Clinic of Radiation Oncology of the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute and Medical Faculty at Masaryk University.
barbora-ondrova
Andrea-Pásztorová

Dr. Andrea Pásztorová, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr Pásztorová graduated from the medical school of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice. She started in the radiotherapy department at the Faculty Hospital in Prešov. Since 2001 she worked at the Oncology Clinic of the Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague-Motol. In 2012 she acquired specialist competence in the field of radiation oncology. She specialises in breast and prostate cancer.

Dr. Gabriela Kasáčová, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr Kasáčová graduated from the medical school of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice. She started at the radiotherapy department of the Štefan Kukura Hospital and Polyclinic in Michalovce. In 1999 she acquired a first degree attestation in the field of radiotherapy. Since 2006 she worked at the FTN Oncology Clinic and since 2007 at the Oncology Clinic of the Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague-Motol. In 2012 she acquired specialist competence in the field of radiation oncology. She specialises in cancers of the lungs and throat.
Gabriela-Kasáčová
katerina-dedeckova

Dr. Kateřina Dědečková, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr. Dědečková graduated from Charles University in Prague. She is a specialist in head tumours, neck tumours and lymphomas, Dr. Kateřina Dědečková started her practice as a radiation oncologist at the Institute of Radiation Oncology of the First Medical Faculty at the Charles University and Faculty Hospital in Bulovka. She then went on to obtain a specialised competence in radiation oncology in 2009.

Dr. Štěpán Vinakurau, Radiation Oncologist:

After 8 years working at the department of Radiation Oncology at Faculty Hospital in Motol, Dr. Štěpán Vinakurau now specialises in tumours of the central nervous system, but during his postdoctoral studies, he focused on side effects of conventional radiotherapy.
stepan-vinakurau
ladislava-srajerova

BA Ladislava Šrajerová, Anaesthetic Nurse:

Ladislava Šrajerová gained her first professional experience in the ICU department and the ambulance and cardiac ICU at Klaudian Hospital in Mlada Boleslav. She then went on to specialist studies in the field of anaesthetics and intensive care at the NCONZO in Brno. She actively gives lectures at professional conferences and also publishes her findings in specialised journals. Ladislava Šrajerová was then employed as the head nurse at the Neurosurgery Department of Children and Adults Teaching Hospital and private clinics at NICA in Brno.

Department of Clinical Physics

vladimir-vondracek

MSc. Vladimír Vondráček, Head of Clinical Physics:

Vladimír Vondráček gained a great deal of experience in medical physics and nuclear safety at several institutions; he actively cooperates in the training of medical physicists and gets involved in the preparation of international nuclear research projects with a great appreciation of the advanced technology of proton therapy.

PTUK Medical Director

Ramkumar, Dr Shanmugasundaram

DR. Shanmugasundaram Ramkumar, MBBS, MD, DIH, DHA, MRCPI, FRCP, FRCR

Specialty: Clinical oncology
Sub-specialty: Head and neck cancer, skull base tumours and cancers of the lower gastrointestinal tract

Education
- MD (radiotherapy) - Kasturba Medical College, India, 1997
- Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland - 2004
- Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, UK - 2004
- Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists, UK - 2008
- Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow - 2011
- Postgraduate certificate in leadership - Southampton Solent University, 2012

Training
- Fellowship in IGRT (image guided radiotherapy) & IMRT (intensity modulated radiotherapy) - Royal Marsden Hospital, UK, 2009
- Stereotactic radiotherapy training for skull base and central nervous system tumours under Professor Michael Brada – 2009
- RCR-Cyclotron Trust Travelling Proton Fellowship - University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, 2013
- RCR-Kay Travelling Fellowship in intraoperative radiotherapy - MD Anderson Cancer Centre, USA, 2015
- Observership for intraoperative radiotherapy - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, 2016
- Davies Foundation Proton Therapy Travelling Fellowship - Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland and Scripps Proton Therapy Centre, USA, 2017

Experience
Dr Ramkumar is a consultant clinical oncologist, in NHS since November 2009.
He specialises in the treatment of head and neck cancers, colorectal cancers and skull base tumours. Patients are referred to him for chemotherapy, high precision radiotherapy and immunotherapy.

His managerial roles at national level include:
- member of the UK National Cancer Peer Review Panel from November 2012
- patient safety lead for the School of Medicine in Wessex Deanery since November 2012
- Senate member of clinical reference group for complex head and neck cancers for the NHS Commissioning Board from March 2013
- Faculty Board member & Specialty Board member in clinical oncology - Royal College of Radiologists, UK by election from September 2013-16
- National e-proton therapy steering group member for Department of Health funded project from March 2015
- Specialist Advisor for the Care Quality Commission from May 2016.
-Educational sub-committee Member for GI cancers in PTCOG

Key achievements
- Introduced IMRT first in South Coast 2011.
- Was awarded a Regional Innovation Fund (RIF) award of £50,000 for his project on the UK’s first clinical implementation of low level laser therapy for reducing radiation induced oral mucositis in head and neck cancer in August 2014.
- Increased clinical oncology training numbers in the Wessex region by 40% in 2013-14, despite reduction in national training numbers.
-Established a diverse portfolio of National and International Clinical Trials as predicted to be largest Head and Neck cancer trails in Wessex Region in 2017.

Awards and prizes
-Health Education England Wessex Shine Awards 2015 Chair’s Award for outstanding contribution & strategic leadership in education & training in the NHS - 2015
- Wessex Deanery Equitable Practice Award for postgraduate medical education - 2012
- Clinical excellence awards in 2012, 2014 and 2016

Research
Dr Ramkumar is principal investigator for several national and international clinical trials. These studies focus on treating head and neck cancers using radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy. He's also in a number of research management groups.

Dr Ramkumar is involved in the development of technologies for radiotherapy, including:
- IMRT
- IGRT
- intraoperative radiotherapy
- stereotactic radiotherapy
- proton therapy.

Dr Ramkumar's other roles in research include:
- member of the trial management group for the ART-DECO & CoSTAR IMRT trial conducted by the Institute of Cancer Research at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London
- co-applicant and quality assurance lead for LiTEFORM, a £1.2 million NCRI funded low level laser trial in treating radiation induced oral mucositis
- co-author of the chapter 'Intraoperative radiotherapy in locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer' in Recent Advances in Surgery, volume 35 (2013).

Dr Ramkumar has a particular interest in how using a technique called low level laser therapy can lessen the side effects caused by cancer treatment. He's also interested in reducing illness related to cancer treatment and improving quality of life for cancer survivors.

Proton Therapy Department

Dr Jiri Kubes

Dr. Jiří Kubeš, PhD, Medical Director:

With a great deal of clinical experience as a radiation oncologist at several institutions, Dr. Jiří Kubeš is a specialist in prostate carcinoma as well as head and neck tumours. He is also Vice-chairman of the Czech Society of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics as well as being an active lecturer.
pavel-vitek

Dr. Pavel Vítek, PhD, MBA, Radiation Oncologist:

A specialist in gastrointestinal tumours, neuroendocrine tumours and disseminated peritoneal tumours, Dr. Vítek regularly teaches at the Medical Faculty in Prague & Institute for further education.
Silvia-Sláviková

Dr. Silvia Sláviková, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr Sláviková graduated in General Medicine at Masaryk University in Brno. After graduation she worked at the Department of Clinical and Radiation Oncology at the St. Anne's University Hospital in Brno. Since 2009 she has worked at the Clinic for Radiation Oncology at the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute in Brno.
barbora-ondrova

Dr. Barbora Ondrová, Radiation Oncologist:

Another member of the Czech Society for Radiational Oncology, Biology and Physics, Dr Barbora Ondrová, specialises in lung carcinoma and paediatric carcinoma. She graduated from Masaryk University in Brno, and has over 10 years’ experience working at the Clinic of Radiational Oncology of the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute and Medical Faculty at Masaryk University.
katerina-dedeckova

Dr. Kateřina Dědečková, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr. Dědečková graduated from Charles University in Prague. She is a specialist in head tumours, neck tumours and lymphomas, Dr. Kateřina Dědečková started her practice as a radiational oncologist at the Institute of Radiational Oncology of the First Medical Faculty at the Charles University and Faculty Hospital in Bulovka. She then went on to obtain a specialised competence in radiational oncology in 2009.
Andrea-Pásztorová

Dr. Andrea Pásztorová, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr Pásztorová graduated from the medical school of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice. She started in the radiotherapy department at the Faculty Hospital in Prešov. Since 2001 she worked at the Oncology Clinic of the Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague-Motol. In 2012 she acquired specialist competence in the field of radiation oncology. She specialises in breast and prostate cancer.
Gabriela-Kasáčová

Dr. Gabriela Kasáčová, Radiation Oncologist:

Dr Kasáčová graduated from the medical school of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice. She started at the radiotherapy department of the Štefan Kukura Hospital and Polyclinic in Michalovce. In 1999 she acquired a first degree attestation in the field of radiotherapy. Since 2006 she worked at the FTN Oncology Clinic and since 2007 at the Oncology Clinic of the Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague-Motol. In 2012 she acquired specialist competence in the field of radiation oncology. She specialises in cancers of the lungs and throat.
stepan-vinakurau

Dr. Štěpán Vinakurau, Radiation Oncologist:

After 8 years working at the department of Radiational Oncology at Faculty Hospital in Motol, Dr. Štěpán Vinakurau now specialises in tumours of the central nervous system, but during his postdoctoral studies, he focused on side effects of conventional radiotherapy.
ladislava-srajerova

Bc. Ladislava Šrajerová, Anaesthetic Nurse:

Ladislava Šrajerová gained her first professional experience in the ARO department and the ambulance and cardiac ICU at Klaudian Hospital in Mlada Boleslav. She then went on to specialist studies in the field of anaesthetics and intensive care at the NCONZO in Brno. She actively gives lectures at professional conferences and also publishes her findings in specialised journals. Ladislava Šrajerová was then employed as the head nurse at the Neurosurgery Department of Children and Adults Teaching Hospital and private clinics at NICA in Brno.

Department of Clinical Physics

vladimir-vondracek

MSc. Vladimír Vondráček, Head of Clinical Physics:

Vladimír Vondráček gained a great deal of experience in medical physics and nuclear safety at several institutions; he actively cooperates in the training of medical physicists and gets involved in the preparation of international nuclear research projects with a great appreciation of the advanced technology of proton therapy.

PTUK Medical Director

Ramkumar, Dr Shanmugasundaram

DR. Shanmugasundaram Ramkumar, MBBS, MD, DIH, DHA, MRCPI, FRCP, FRCR

Specialty: Clinical oncology
Sub-specialty: Head and neck cancer, skull base tumours and cancers of the lower gastrointestinal tract

Education
- MD (radiotherapy) - Kasturba Medical College, India, 1997
- Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland - 2004
- Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, UK - 2004
- Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists, UK - 2008
- Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow - 2011
- Postgraduate certificate in leadership - Southampton Solent University, 2012

Training
- Fellowship in IGRT (image guided radiotherapy) & IMRT (intensity modulated radiotherapy) - Royal Marsden Hospital, UK, 2009
- Stereotactic radiotherapy training for skull base and central nervous system tumours under Professor Michael Brada – 2009
- RCR-Cyclotron Trust Travelling Proton Fellowship - University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, 2013
- RCR-Kay Travelling Fellowship in intraoperative radiotherapy - MD Anderson Cancer Centre, USA, 2015
- Observership for intraoperative radiotherapy - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, 2016
- Davies Foundation Proton Therapy Travelling Fellowship - Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland and Scripps Proton Therapy Centre, USA, 2017

Experience
Dr Ramkumar is a consultant clinical oncologist, and has worked for the Trust since November 2009.
He specialises in the treatment of head and neck cancers, colorectal cancers and skull base tumours. Patients are referred to him for chemotherapy, high precision radiotherapy and immunotherapy.

His managerial roles at the Southampton Oncology Centre include:
- lead consultant for postgraduate education in clinical oncology since March 2010
- lead for IMRT at Southampton oncology centre since January 2011
- lead consultant for proton therapy for adult cancer patients since 2011
- lead consultant for intraoperative radiotherapy since May 2015
- lead team member for stereotactic radiotherapy since June 2016.

His managerial roles at national level include:
- member of the UK National Cancer Peer Review Panel from November 2012
- patient safety lead for the School of Medicine in Wessex Deanery since November 2012
- senate member of clinical reference group for complex head and neck cancers for the NHS Commissioning Board from March 2013
- faculty board member & specialty board member in clinical oncology - Royal College of Radiologists, UK by election from September 2013-16
- national e-proton therapy steering group member for Department of Health funded project from March 2015
- specialist advisor for the Care Quality Commission from May 2016.

Key achievements
- Introduced IMRT at Southampton Oncology Centre in 2011. The centre is now one of the top cancer centres in the UK for IMRT.
- Was awarded a Regional Innovation Fund (RIF) award of £50,000 for his project on the UK’s first clinical implementation of low level laser therapy for reducing radiation induced oral mucositis in head and neck cancer in August 2014.
- Increased clinical oncology training numbers in the Wessex region by 40% in 2013-14, despite reduction in national training numbers.

Awards and prizes
-Health Education England Wessex Shine Awards 2015 Chair’s Award for outstanding contribution & strategic leadership in education & training in the NHS - 2015
- Wessex Deanery Equitable Practice Award for postgraduate medical education - 2012
- Clinical excellence awards in 2012, 2014 and 2016

Research
Dr Ramkumar is principal investigator for several national and international clinical trials. These studies focus on treating head and neck cancers using radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy. He's also in a number of research management groups.

Dr Ramkumar is involved in the development of technologies for radiotherapy, including:
- IMRT
- IGRT
- intraoperative radiotheraphy
- stereotactic radiotheraphy
- proton therapy.

Dr Ramkumar's other roles in research include:
- member of the trial management group for the ART-DECO & CoSTAR IMRT trial conducted by the Institute of Cancer Research at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London
- co-applicant and quality assurance lead for LiTEFORM, a £1.2 million NCRI funded low level laser trial in treating radiation induced oral mucositis
- co-author of the chapter 'Intraoperative radiotheraphy in locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer' in Recent Advances in Surgery, volume 35 (2013).

Dr Ramkumar has a particular interest in how using a technique called low level laser therapy can lessen the side effects caused by cancer treatment. He's also interested in reducing illness related to cancer treatment and improving quality of life for cancer survivors.

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