Dr G Suryanaraya Raju’s experience is 32 years on the whole. He is one of the senior most surgical oncologist in the country. He is a Senior Professor and Founder HOD of Surgical Oncology Department at Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences Hyderabad.

He did his MBBS from Andhra Medical College, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam in 1983 then completed his MS in General Surgery at KMC, Manipal, Mangalore University in 1988. He was Special Trainee in the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology under Professor N. Rangabashyam in Government General Hospital and Sri Ramana Surgical Clinic Madras between 1988 and 1990. Later finished his M.Ch from Cancer Institute at Adyar in 1992. He also did his fellowship FRCS and FUICC.

Founder Surgical Oncologist in NIMS Hyderabad 1992: 

Founder, Surgical Oncology Society of Andhra Pradesh Treated few lakhs of cancer patients-between 1998-2017. Since 1990, he treated about 1,75,000 cancer patients and 63,000 surgeries were performed. The following surgeries have been done first time in India: Intra-arterial chemotherapy and surgery for stomach.  Isolated limb perfusion for extremity melanoma/ sarcomas. Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries for Cancer in early 1990s – Radical Nephrectomy, Abdomino perineal resection, pelvic tumors, stomach, esophagus, colon and small intestine.

Organized  several  academic meetings like CME, Surgical Workshops, Conferences and Assessment tests for post graduate students (SEAT).

Founder,  DNB Surgical Oncology course  in NIMS :

  • Positions held Dean of Research and Projects, 2014 till date. Member, Governing Council, between 2001-2004 and 2011-2014.
  • Executive Registrar, 2002. Member, Academic Senate 1996-2016.
  • Head of Department of Surgical Oncology 1997 till date. President, Faculty Association of NIMS for 5 terms.
  • Trained several surgeons in Cancer Surgery, from all over the country. Cancer Dept in NIMS was recognized as Best Cancer Center in Andhra Pradesh by Outlook Magazine, June 2002.
  • Appreciation from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Andhra Pradesh -Innovative Procedure for Advanced Cancers of Extremities November 1998.
  • Member, District Cancer Control Board , Govt. of   AP,2000- 2001.
  • Appreciation and Felicitations by Lions Club International for the free Cancer Detection camps being organized since 1994 to 2020
  • UICC – ICRETT Fellowship on surgery of liver tumors at UPMC, Pittsburgh, Tumors of liver and Head and Neck surgeries.
  • MSKCC, New York, 1996.  FRCS, Fellowship awarded  by  Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2009.
  • Surgical Oncology at Cancer Institute, Tokyo, Japan, 1995.

Founder Society of Surgical Oncologists Andhra Pradesh

  • An Academic organization has been registered to conduct academic meetings for the surgical oncologists.
  • It has been successfully organized with bimonthly meetings for the last 15 years.

Department of Science and Technology:

  • Member, National Facility on community based Cancer Tissue Biobank for drug Targets at IIT, Chennai.
  • Attended 3rd monitoring meeting on 19-8-2015.
  • Attended 1st meeting of the Steering Committee on 22-6-2015

Medical Council of India:

  • MCI Assessor –MCh Surgical Oncology at St John’s Medical College, Bangalore 29-7-2016.
  • Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai 25-8-2015.
  • MCI Inspector for starting MCh course in Kidwai Memorial Institute, Bangalore 2016.
  • Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute, Lucknow in 2015.
  • Kidwai Memorial Institute, Bangalore 2014.
  • Kilpauk Medical College Chennai, under the Tamilnadu, Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai, in 2000.

National Board of Examinations:

  • NBE- Local appraiser,  Examiner, assessor for thesis protocols; for DNB Surgical Oncology.
  • DNB Inspector –for accreditation of Surgical Oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi 21st February 2009.
  • Cancer Centre Welfare Home and Research Institute, Kolkata, in 2004.
  • DNB in General Surgery at Gokul Hospital, Salem, Tamilnadu on 26th August 2006.

University Examiner:

  • For all degrees(MBBS), PG in Surgery(MS) and Super-specialists Cancer Surgery(MCh) in the country.
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.  2007, BLDE University, Karnataka 2008, 2010 and 2013 .  NIMS, Hyderabad 1995.
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka 2002-2005.
  • Maharastra University of Medical Sciences, Mumbai 2015.
  • BLDE University,  Karnataka 2006, 2009 and 2014.
  • NIMS, Hyderabad, 1996 -2004 (Neuro Surgery Part I). Tamilnadu  Dr MGR Medical University,  Chennai. 1996-2016.
  • The Gujarat University, Ahmedabad  2005- 2012.

Honors:

  • Ugadi Vishista Puraskam 2013, Honored by the Chief Minister,  Govt. of AP  2013.
  • APJ Abdul Kalam Excellency Award by Former Governor and Chief Minister of AP Sri K Rosiah on 15-10-2017.
  • Guest of Honor at Inauguration of Sanjeevani CBCC Cancer Hospital, by the Chief minister of Chattisgarh 2009.
  • Mother Theresa  Excellence Award by Integrated council for socio-economic progress on 2009, Hyderabad.
  • Seva Ratna Award 2011 by award by Megacity Navakala Vedika, Hyd 2011 Swami Vivekananda Visista Puraskar Hyd 2007.
  • Rastriya Rattan Award and Gold Medal  and  Certificate of Medical Excellence  by International Study Circle, New Delhi 2006 .
  • Vydya Siromani  award by Megacity Navakala Vedika, Hyderabad, 2005.

Joint Secretary:

  • Association of Surgeons of India, AP Chapter 2005-2007
  • Executive Member,  Association of Surgeons of India, AP Chapter 2003-2005.
  • Vice president, Association of  Ostamates of AP for 2000 – 2004.

Academic Distinctions:

  • Gold medal for Scientific Paper Presented NATCON IASO 2014, Chennai.
  • Several publications in various National and International Journals.
  • Presentations and Guest lectures at various CMEs and conferences.
  • Organized several CMEs, conferences and surgical workshops.

State level:

  • First qualified Cancer Surgeon and Founder Head of Dept NIMS, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Ugadi Vishista Puraskam, Honored by the Hon’ble Chief Minister,  Govt. of AP  2013.
  • Founder, Surgical Oncology Society of Andhra Pradesh
  • Founder,  DNB Surgical Oncology course  in NIMS
  • Department in NIMS was recognized as Best Cancer Center in Andhra Pradesh by Outlook Magazine, June 2002.
  • Appreciation from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Andhra Pradesh -Innovative Procedure for Cancers of Extremities in November 1998.
  • Mother Theresa  Excellence Award by Integrated council for socio-economic progress on 2009, Hyderabad.
  • Seva Ratna Award 2011 by award by Megacity Navakala Vedika, Hyd 2011.
  • Swami Vivekananda Visista Puraskar Hyd 2007. Vydya Siromani award Hyderabad, 2005.
  • Dean of Research and Projects, 2014 till date. Member, Governing Council, between 2001-2004 and 2011-2014.
  • Member, District Cancer Control Board , Govt. of   AP,2000- 2001.

National :

  • Guest of Honor and Felicitation at Inauguration of Sanjeevani CBCC Cancer Hospital, by the Chief minister of Chattisgarh 2009.
  • Rastriya Rattan Award and Gold Medal  and  Certificate of Medical Excellence  by International Study Circle, New Delhi 2006.
  • Department of Science and Technology:  Member, National Facility on community based Cancer Tissue Biobank for drug Targets at IIT, Chennai.
  • Medical Council of India: MCI Assessor and MCI Inspector
  • National Board of Examinations: Inspector, Local appraiser, Examiner and Assessor for thesis protocols;
  • Member Faculty selection committee, Sher I Institute of Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir.
  • University Examiner: for all degrees(MBBS), PG in Surgery(MS) and Super-specialists Cancer Surgery(MCh) in the country.

International

  • Appreciation and Felicitations from Lions Club International for the free Cancer Detection camps being organized since 1994 to 2016 under the auspices of  Lions Clubs of Akividu.
  • FRCS, Fellowship awarded  by  Royal College of Surgeons of England,2009. Surgical Oncology at Cancer Institute, Tokyo, Japan, 1995.
  • UICC – ICRETT Fellowship on surgery of liver tumors at UPMC, Pittsburgh, Tumors of liver and Head and Neck surgeries. MSKCC, New York, 1996.

Contribution to the field:

  • Performed innovative surgeries first time in the country Intra-arterial chemotherapy and surgery for stomach.
  • Isolated limb perfusion for extremity melanoma/ sarcomas. Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries for Cancer in early 1990s – Radical Nephrectomy, Abdomino perineal resection, pelvic tumors, stomach, esophagus, colon and small intestine.
  • Several publications in various National and International Journals.
  • Presentations and Guest lectures at various CMEs and conferences. Organized several CMEs, conferences and surgical workshops.
  • Trained several surgeons in cancer surgery from different states.
  • All of them have further developed units and departments in their respective states, like Kashmir, Jammu, Utharakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Jarkhand, Kolkota, Assam, Chattisgarh, Maharastra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
  • Involved in teaching of higher specialty across the country by participating in CMEs and surgical workshops.

Contribution to Society:

  • Regular monthly cancer detections camps for 24 years(1992) at Akividu mandal, West Godavari District, AP.
  • Nearly 5000 individuals were diagnosed with tumors / cancers. Educating rural doctors, students, general public on early detection, articles on magazines, talk in AIR and TV shows.
  • Used print as well as electronic media about causes of cancer, early diagnosis and treatment.
  • Screened about 10 lakhs  population through NGOs, IMAs, Lions Club, Rotract Clubs, Schools and colleges.   Conducted camps at VII BN. APSP, Dichpally, Nizamabad on 21-2-99.
  • Chintalapudi, WGDt, on 14-3-99.
  • Ramanthapur, Hyderabad on 21-3-99.
  • Narayanpet, Mahaboobnagar dated on 29-8-99.
  • Bachupalli, Kandkur Mandal, RRDt on 3-10-99.
  • Ethakota, East Godavari Dist.on 24-10-99.
  • Srikakulam on 23-4-2000 Vempadu WGDt on 24-12-2000.
  • Mega Health Camp Swasthya Jagruha Maa organized by Union Minister for Rural Development at Bhimavaram 2-2-2004.
  • Madakasira, Anathapur Dt 4-10-2006 about 5000 patients from population of 1.5 lakhs.

Research & Articles

  • Role of Neo adjuvant chemotherapy in Gastric Cancer.
  • Role of activated carbon in identification of Lymph-nodal enlargement and metastases in Gastric carcinoma.
  • Regional Chemotherapy and Surgery in loco-regionally advances Gastric Cancer.
  • Isolated Limb perfusion and surgery in malignant melanoma of extremity extremities.
  • To study the effects of Profol as a free radical scavenger in cancer patients undergoing surgery.
  • Utility of CK19 in the diagnosis of Follicular variant of papillary thyroid cancer.
  • “Prospective observational longitudinal study to evaluate molecular markers for disease staging and clinical response in breast cancer”.
  • “An observational study on archived formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue to evaluate molecular markers of disease progression and response to therapy in breast cancer”.
  • A study of TYKERB evaluation after chemotherapy in breast cancer- a randomized double blind multi centric, placebo – controlled study of Adjuvant Lapatinib in women with early stage, ErbB2 overexpressing breast cancer. 10. A randomized , Multi –Cxentric , Open – Label, Parallel –group pilot study to evaluate the efficacy of Lymphdiaral Drops and ointment in Breast Cancer patients with Lymphedema 11. A randomized phase 3 Trial of Neoadjuvant Peri lymphatic IRX-2 Regimen in patients with S

Membership

Member of Academic bodies:

  • Life Member, International Gastric Cancer Society, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Association of Surgeons of India.
  • Indian Society of Oncology.  Indian Association  Surgical Oncology.
  • Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology.
  • Indian Association of Hepato Biliary and Pancreatic Surgeons.
  • Twin cities Surgeons forum, Hyderabad.
  • Association of Minimum Access Surgeon of India.
  • Indian Coop Oncology Network of India.

Achievements

Achievements and Mission:

  • Gold medal for scientific paper presented in a conference, Chennai 2014.
  • Ugadi Vishista Puraskam 2013, honored by the Chief Minister, Govt. of AP 2013.
  • Recognized as best cancer center in AP by Outlook Magazine, June 2002.
  • Trained several surgeons in cancer surgery from different states. Involved in teaching of higher specialty across the country.
  • Received several medals, appreciations, honors, fellowships, and awards at state, national and international. Treated few lakhs of cancer patients between 1998-2015, and performed nearly 40000 cancer surgeries since 1992, largest number in single cancer unit in the country.
  • Some Surgeries were done First time in the India; Intra-arterial chemotherapy and surgery for stomach and Liver.
  • Appreciation from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Andhra Pradesh. Member, District Cancer Control Board , Govt. of AP.
  • Appreciation and Felicitations from Lions Club International for the free Cancer Detection camps being organized since 1992 to 2016
  • First qualified Cancer Surgeon and Founder Head of Dept NIMS, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Ugadi Vishista Puraskam 2013, honored by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Govt. of AP 2013.
  • Founder, Surgical Oncology Society of Andhra Pradesh
  • Founder, DNB Surgical Oncology course in NIMS
  • Department in NIMS was recognized as Best Cancer Center in Andhra Pradesh by Outlook Magazine, June 2002.
  • Appreciation from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Andhra Pradesh -Innovative Procedure Loco-regionally Advanced Cancers of Extremities in November 1998.
  • Mother Theresa Excellence Award by Integrated council for socio-economic progress on 2009, Hyderabad.
  • Seva Ratna Award 2011 by award by Megacity Navakala Vedika, Hyd 2011 Swami Vivekananda Visista Puraskar Hyd 2007.
  • Vydya Siromani award Hyderabad, 2005.
  • Dean of Research and Projects, 2014 till date.
  • Member, Governing Council, between 2001-2004 and 2011-2014.
  • Executive Registrar, 2002. Member, Academic Senate 1996-2016.
  • Head of Department of Surgical Oncology 1997 till date.
  • President, Faculty Association of NIMS for 5 terms.
  • Member, District Cancer Control Board , Govt. of AP,2000- 2001.
  • Gold medal for Scientific Paper Presented NATCON IASO 2014, Chennai.
  • Recognized as Best Cancer Center in Andhra Pradesh by Outlook Magazine, June
  • Trained several surgeons in cancer surgery from different states. Involved in teaching of higher specialty across the country.
  • Received several medals, appreciations, honors, fellowships, and awards at state, national and international.
  • Treated few lakhs of cancer patients -between 1998-2015. 1,62,804 out patients and performed nearly 40,000 cancer surgeries since 1992, largest number in single cancer unit in the country.
  • Some Surgeries were done First time in the India; Intra-arterial chemotherapy and surgery for stomach and Liver.
  • Appreciation from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Andhra Pradesh -Innovative Procedures. Member, District Cancer Control Board , Govt. of   AP.
  • Appreciation and Felicitations from Lions Club International for the free Cancer Detection camps being organized since 1994 to 2016
  • Several publications in various National and International Journals.  Presentations and Guest lectures at various CMEs and conferences. Organized several CMEs, conferences and surgical workshops.