Dr Vishwanath S is one of the best medical oncologists in Bangalore who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. He specializes in cancers of the breast, reproductive organs, GI tract, head and neck, lungs and sarcomas. He is also adept at treating leukaemia and multiple myeloma. He has a strong academic record and was awarded a gold medal in DM, Medical Oncology (Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology) and MD, Internal Medicine (Kasturba Medical College).
Medical oncologists like Dr Vishwanath S work with patients who have been diagnosed with a wide variety of tumours, including cancers affecting the breasts, lungs, prostate, colon, pancreas, blood, and lymphatic system, among many others. They collaborate with other specialists, such as radiation oncologists and surgeons, to provide a comprehensive approach to cancer care.
The type of treatment recommended by a medical oncologist depends on various factors, such as the type of malignant cells and tissue, the stage of the disease, how far it has spread, the patient's overall health, and the potential side effects of the treatment. They may advise chemotherapy in the form of drugs administered orally, intravenously, or topically to kill cancer cells.
In some cases, cancer specialists like Dr Vishwanath may recommend hormone therapy, which blocks the hormones stimulating cancer growth. They are adept at performing a wide range of diagnostic procedures like bone marrow biopsies, lumbar punctures, and other necessary tests to stage and monitor cancer in their patients.
Dr Vishwanath has received a fellowship from the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, USA. He has 40 international publications in reputed medical journals and has won several prestigious awards including an Abstract Achievement Award from the American Society of Hematology (ASH).
With 8 years of experience in the field, Dr Vishwanath is one of the best cancer specialists in Bangalore. "Cancer treatment has advanced greatly in recent years, and we have more options than ever. My patients inspire me daily with their strength and determination to fight this disease. Even when faced with a difficult diagnosis, there is always hope for a positive outcome", says Dr Vishwanath.
Consultant Medical Oncology at Apollo Hospital
How can I take an appointment with Dr Vishwanath S ?
To book an online appointment with Dr Vishwanath S, you can visit the app/website of Apollo 24/7, search for Dr Vishwanath S name, and click on the ‘Consult’ button. Once you make the payment and confirm the consultation, your online appointment will be booked for the chosen appointment time.
Where does Dr Vishwanath S practice?
Dr Vishwanath S offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations: Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road,Bengaluru
What is the educational qualification of Dr Vishwanath S ?
Dr Vishwanath S is a Medical Oncologist with over 11 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, MD, DM (Med. Onco.) Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center
What languages can Dr Vishwanath S speak?
Dr Vishwanath S can speak English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil.
Why do patients visit Dr Vishwanath S?
Patients visit Dr Vishwanath S for Medical Oncology related problems. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Apollo 24|7.