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Dr. Vikas Kothavade

Speciality

Cancer Care

Designation

Consultant - Radiation Oncology

Jupiter Hospital, Pune

About Doctor

Dr. Vikas Kothavade practices as a Consultant - Radiation Oncology at Jupiter Hospital, Pune. He completed MBBS in 2007 and MD - Radiationoncology in 2012.

Some of the services provided by the doctor are Intensity Modulated Radio Therapy(IMRT), Stereotactic Body Radio Therapy(SBRT), Brachytherapy (Internal Radiation Therapy), Image Guided Radio Therapy(IGRT), Radiosurgery, Arc Therapy(VMAT).

He is expertise in Head and Neck/ Brain/ Prostate/ Breast/ Gynaecological Cancer.

Qualification

  • M.D from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai in 2012.
  • P.D.C.R.
     

Experience

Dr. Vikas Kothavade has an experience of over 12 years in Radiation Oncology field.

Specializations

Dr. Kothavade has specialised interest in stereotactic radiation such as SBRT, SRS for brain metastasis, benign brain lesion, prostate, lungs and liver lesions.

Membership

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology 
  • Association of Radiation Oncologists of India
  • Indian Society of Neuro-Oncology
  • ESTRO
     

Research & Publications

  •  ‘’Which is most optimal technique to spare hippocampus-dosimetric comparison of SCRT, IMRT and Tomotherapy?’’, Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics April-June 2015 - Volume 11 – Issue 2
  • “Hippocampal radiotherapy dose-constraints for predicting long-term neurocognitive outcomes: Mature data from a prospective trial in young patients with brain tumors.
  • Society of Neuro-Oncology 2020
  • Abstract - Hippocampus as a dose constraint model to preserve neurocognition in young patients with low-grade brain tumors treated with focal stereotactic conformal radiotherapy: Data from a prospective clinical trial Neuro-Oncoloy (2012)14 (suppl6):vi61vi64.doi:10.1093/neuonc/nos228    
  • Impact of different image guidance schedules in head and neck irraddiation: A retrospective analysis: Prec Radiat Oncol.2021;5:34-42.
     

Awards

  • Presentation of research paper “Dosimetric evaluations of high precision focal radiotherapy techniques in hippocampus sparing comparing Tomotherapy, IMRT, SCRT” in 10th meeting of “Asian Society of Neuro-Oncology”
  • Dr. Kothavade was selected by European society of therapeutic radiation Oncology for Mobility grant.
  • He also completed high precision radiotherapy training at Vu university medical centre, Netherlands
     

Key Achievements

Treated more than 5000 patients with various radiation techniques such as 3DCRT/IMRT/IGRT/SBRT/SRS of various sites of cancer.