Dr Ramachandran Venkitaraman



GMC number: 6071533

Practising since: 1995


Clinical Oncology

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Dr Ramachandran Venkitaraman (Ram) had post graduate medical training in India, where he was awarded the DMRT, MD, DipNB and DM qualifications in radiotherapy and medical oncology.  He received clinical oncology training at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London from 2005, where he conducted clinical research in the academic urology unit at the Institute of Cancer Research, London. 

He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians (Ireland) and a fellow of Royal College of Radiologists, and has specialist accreditation of the European Society of Medical Oncology.  He has 50 publications in peer reviewed journals and presentations in international conferences which have won merit awards.  He was appointed as Consultant Oncologist at the Ipswich Hospital NHS in June 2009.  His special interests are non-surgical management of breast cancers and urologic malignancies including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal therapy and targeted therapy.

Other interests

  • Breast cancer
  • Urological malignancies

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Related experience


Ram's training in clinical research at the academic urology and radiotherapy unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research, London, has resulted in 50 publications in international peer reviewed journals and numerous presentations in international conferences, which have won merit awards. 

He is the Clinical Lead for Cancer Research at the Ipswich Hospital and is principal investigator for trials involving chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal treatment therapy and biological agents.


  • Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • European Society of Medical Oncology

Other posts held

  • Consultant Oncologist at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust


Dr Ramachandran Venkitaraman does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Ramachandran Venkitaraman does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Ramachandran Venkitaraman does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.