Dr. Vamshi Krishna M, Director & HOD - Medical Oncology

Dr. Vamshi Krishna Medical Oncologist

Dr. Vamshi Krishna M

MD, DM (Medical Oncology), MRCP(SCE)

Director & HOD - Medical Oncology


MD, DM (Medical Oncology), MRCP(SCE)

Professional Synopsis:

Dr. Vamshi Krishna is a Medical Oncologist and has an exceptional track record. He completed his MBBS from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry. Post which, he got his MD in Internal Medicine and his DM in Medical Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Furthermore, during his PG Residency, he was awarded the Dr. Krishnaswamy Memorial Prize in Internal Medicine and the N Abdoul Cader Memorial Prize in Neurology. Additionally, he was the University Topper in the Fellowship Program organized by Homi Bhabha National University.

Dr. Vamshi Krishna is well versed with Bone marrow transplant, Cytogenetics, Radiotherapy and Palliative care.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer


  • Member of ICON (Indian Co-operative Oncology Network)
  • Member of ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology)
  • Member of MOF (Medical Oncology Forum)


  • Patil V, Noronha V, Krishna V, Joshi A, Prabhash K. Oral Metronomic Chemotherapy in Recurrent, Metastatic and Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancers. Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiol-ogists (Great Britain)) [Internet]. 2013 [cited 2013 May 24]; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pub-med/23434353
  • Patil Vijay, Noronha Vanita, Amit joshi, Bharat Bhosale, Vamshi Muddu, Ganesh Bakshi, Kumar Prabhash : “Palliative chemotherapy in carcinoma Penis: Does platinum and taxane combination holds a promise?”. Accepted for publication in Urology annals
  • M.Vamshi Krishna; B. Arora; A. Nahar; T. Vora; P. Kurkure; S.D.Banavali. Clinical Presentation, Outcome And Potential Role Of Oral Ribavirin In Measles Infection In Children With Cancers. Ped Blood Cancer. Volume 57, Issue 5, pages 705–897, 2011 (abs.)
  • M.Vamshi Krishna, V. Noronha, K. Prabhash, A. Joshi, B. Bhosale, Ravi T, V. Patil, H. Menon, S. Gupta, S.D.Banavali, G. Bakshi, H.B.Tangaonkar. Sunitinib in metastatic renal cell carcimoma- a single-centre experience. Ind J Cancer (accepted for publication)
  • M. Vamshi Krishna, V. Noronha, S. Menon, S. G. Dua, V. Rangarajan, H. B. Tangaonkar. Rare metastat-ic Prostatic Malignancy- case report and approach to management. Ind J Med Ped Oncology; 32: 4: 233-237
  • M.Singhal, M.Vamshi Krishna, S.Singh, V.Raina. Isolated Ovarian Relapse in a 68- Year-Old Woman With Acute lymphoblastic Leukemia. Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 27, 2009.
  • Vijay Patil, Vanita Noronha, Amit Joshi, Vamshi Muddu Krishna, Shashikant Juvekar, Gouri Pantvaidya, Pankaj Chaturvedi, Devendra Chaukar, Supreeta Arya, Asawari Patil, Bharatsingh Bhosale, Amol Dongre, A. K. D’cruz and Kumar Prabhash:”Is there a limitation of RECIST (Response evaluation criteria in solid tumours) criteria in prediction of pathological response, in Head and neck cancers, post induction chemotherapy? A preliminary report,” Accepted for publication in ISRN oncology
  • Patil VM, Noronha V, Joshi A, Muddu V, Poladia B, Chauhan B, et al. Induction Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Pharyngolaryngeal Cancers with Stridor: Is It Feasible and Safe? Chemotherapy Research and Practice [Internet]. 2012 Aug 12 [cited 2013 May 22];2012. • Patil VM, Noronha V, Muddu VK, Gulia S, Bhosale B, Arya S, Juvekar S, Chatturvedi P, Chaukar DA, Pai P, D’cruz A, Prabhash K. Induc-tion chemotherapy in technically unresectable locally advanced oral cavity cancers:Does it make a difference? Indian J Cancer. 2013 Jan-Mar;50(1):1-8.
  • M.Vamshi Krishna, Kumar Prabhash. Metronomic chemotherapy- a review. Ind Journal of Cancer (accepted for publication
  • Ostwal V, N. Khattry, M. Vamshi Krishna. Incidence, Etiology, Risk Factors and Treatment Outcomes of Patients Developing Hemorrhagic Cystitis During Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation- Experience from a Tertiary Cancer Center in India, P 113 HAAESHAP 2011 (APBMT 2011, SYDNEY)
  • Ratnakar Sahoo, M. Vamshi Krishna, D. K. S. Subrahmaniyan, T. K. Dutta, S. Elangovan. Common carotid intima-media thickness in acute ischemic stroke: A case control study. Neurology India. Sep-Oct 2009, Vol 57, Issue 5. Pp 627-630