Dr RAKESH ROY
Consultant Medical Oncologist & Incharge Dept. of Palliative Care
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Graduation in medicine (MBBS) – NRS Medical College Kolkata -, 1997.
Post Graduation in Clinical Pharmacology (MD) – IPGME&R, Kolkata – 2004.
University Topper in MD examination.
Joined Dept of Hemato-Oncology (Adult+Pediatric) as Registrar – SGCCRI, Thakurpukur, Kolkata- 2004.
UICC Fellowship in Medical Oncology – Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai- 2007
(Mentor- Dr Purvish Parikh).
Instrumental in setting up the Dept. of Medical Oncology - SGCCRI, Thakurpukur- May 2007.
Worked as Senior Registrar – Dept. of Medical Oncology till – 2009.
Secured European Certification in Medical Oncology (ECMO) in the year 2009 after passing the exam at Berlin.
Promoted to the post of Junior Consultant – Dept. of Medical Oncology, SGCCRI, Thakurpukur
Selected by Indo American Cancer Association (IACA) for getting trained in Palliative Care at Pallium India, Trivandrum.
Certificate Course in Pain and Palliative Medicine , at Pallium India under Dr MR Rajagopal (quoted by New York Times as” Father of Palliative Care in India”) in 2010.
Played a vital role in setting up of Dept. of Pain & Palliative Care at SGCCRI, Thakurpukur, Kolkata - 2010.
Received Commonwealth Scholarship for Diploma in Palliative Medicine, Cardiff University – 2010. Completed Diploma in Palliative Medicine (UK) – July 2012.
Award for poster presentation at ESMO GI 2011 held at Barcelona. Poster topic – “ Is p53 at all a determinant in the molecular pathogenesis of gall bladder carcinoma?”
Clinical attachment in the Dept. of Sarcoma under mentorship of Prof Ian Judson and Dr Charlotte Benson , Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK (March-Apr, 2012).
Attended Symposium– “The Sharp End of Pain Control”, 27-28 Mar 2012 at St Christopher’s Hospice, London.
Received IDEA – PC Award in ASCO’ 2012. As a part of the award had a week’s training at Paul Carbone Cancer Centre, University of Wisconsin under the mentorship of Dr Jim Cleary.
Enrolled in MSc Palliative Medicine, Cardiff University – 2012 onwards.
Responsible for procuring “Palliative Centre Accredition from the European Palliative Working Group”, 2012 for Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute, Thakurpukur.
Updated the ICH-GCP training certificate – Nov 2012, Apollo Hospitals – Kolkata.
Received MERIT AWARD for poster presentation “Information Technology Transforming Quality of Cancer Care in Developing Nation”. ASCO Quality Care Symposium 2012, 30th Nov-1st Dec.
Selected by UK THET and Pallium India organization as the Chief Clinical Tutor for teaching Palliative Care course at SGCCRI, Thakurpukur. The course got under way from 3rd January 2013. These are 6 week courses for doctors, nurses, volunteers.
Selected as the Primary Physician for GAPRI Project (Global Access to Pain Relief Initiatives) to deliver pain relief amongst patients. This project is conducted by UICC and Pallium India.
Work selected as an e-poster for ASCO 2013. Work title “Comparison between the common neoadjuvant regimens in locally advanced squamous cell cancer of oral cavity”. Work selected as an e-poster for ASCO 2013. Invited at "Best of ASCO India 2013" at Mumbai to present the same poster.
Acted as panelists in multiple national symposiums and meetings.
Medical Advisor for an NGO based organisation “WE WITH YOU”, whose role is to serve as a connecting link between general public and Palliative Care Services.
Memberships : ESMO (European Society Of Medical Oncology), ASCO (American Society of Medical Oncology), IAPC (Indian Association of Palliative Care), IACA ( Indo- American Cancer Association). Applied for ICON membership.
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