Department: Radiation Oncology
Dr. Haridas M Nair is currently working as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. He completed his MBBS and internship in 2011 and MD Radiation Oncology in 2016 from Amrita School of Medicine, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University. He did further training as Senior Resident in Radiation Oncology Department, Amrita Cancer Centre, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi from 2016 till 2018. He has co-authored publications in national and international journals. He is passionately involved in academic teaching programs and actively involved in multiple intra / inter-departmental research projects.
Education and Professional Experience :
2018 – present : Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology Department at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
2016 – 2018 : Joined as Senior Resident, Radiation Oncology Department at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
2013 – 2016 : MD Residency (JR) in Radiation Oncology Department at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
2010 – 2011 : Rotatory Internship at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
2005 – 2010 : MBBS at Amrita School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
Professional Interests :
Gastrointestinal Cancers, Uro-Oncology, Hematological and Pediatric cancers, Sarcomas, Breast and Gynecological Cancers, Neuro-Oncology, Head and Neck Cancers.
High precision radiation therapy – Image-guided Radiation therapy (IGRT), Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS).
Others – Total Body Irradiation, Brachytherapy, Adaptive RT planning
Madhavan R, Renilmon PS, Nair HM, Lal A, Nair SS, Unnikrishnan UG, Makuny D. Stereotactic body radiation therapy for early-stage primary lung cancer, is an active breath coordinator necessary? An audit from a tertiary cancer care center. Indian journal of cancer. 2017 Jan 1; 54(1):301.
Madhavan R, Kunheri B, Arunlal M, Nair HM, Unnikrishnan UG, Holla R, Makuny D. Stereotactic body radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: Experience from a tertiary cancer care center in India. Indian journal of cancer. 2017 Jan 1;54(1):316
Prameela CG, Ravind R, Sruthi K, Nair HM, Dinesh M. Surgical resection of solitary distant metastasis from locoregionally controlled advanced hypopharyngeal malignancy: A ray of hope. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics. 2018 Apr 1;14(3):697
Dutta D, Menon A, Abraham AG, Madhavan R, Nair H, Shalet PG, Jishan J, Holla R. Cholangiocarcinoma treatment with Synchrony-based robotic radiosurgery system: Tracking options. Journal of Radiosurgery and SBRT. 2018;5(4):335.
DebnarayanDutta, Ram Madhavan, Haridas Nair, Clinto OC, Rupa Das, Shalet et al. Comparison of Internal Target Volume (ITV) Generated with Lung Optimization Treatment (LOT) and Maximum Intensity Projection (MIP) by 4-Dimensional CT scan in Radiosurgery Treatment of Early Lung Cancer. J BiomedAllied Res. 2019;1(1):1-11.
Dutta D, Krishnamoorthy S, Das R, Madhavan R, Nair H, Holla R. Third time re-irradiation of liver metastasis with robotic radiosurgery: a case series. Hepatoma Res 2019;5:23x. http://dx.doi.org/10.20517/2394-5079.2019.09
Dutta D, Kataki KJ, George S, Reddy KS, Sashidharan A, Kannan R, Madhavan R, Nair H, Tatineni T, Holla R. Prospective evaluation of fiducial marker placement quality and toxicity in liver CyberKnife stereotactic body radiotherapy. Radiat Oncol J. 2020;38(4):253-261.
Current Research Projects :
Moderately Hypofractionated Radiation therapy for Preoperative chemoradiation therapy in rectal cancers.
High dose Total Body irradiation using Helical Tomotherapy.
Prospective study evaluating the role of Distress screening tools in initiating early supportive care in cancer patients treated curative intent with radiation therapy.
Organised the 8th Young Radiation Oncology Forum (YROF) Kerala meeting – MIRROR – Essential Radiology for Radiation Oncologist at Amrita Hospital, Kochi in January 2019.
Participated in the International Collaboration for Research methods Development in Oncology (CReDO) workshop , Mumbai, India [ organised by Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai ] in March 2019.
Participated in the Advanced Research Methodology preconference workshop of International Public Health Conference, at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi in November 2019.
Organising and scientific committee of 24th National Annual conference ARTTICON [ Association of Radiation Therapy Technologists of India ] – Virtual conference, at Amrita Hospital, Kochi in December 2020.
Invited Guest Lectures / Conferences :
Delivered a Lecture on “ Beam Modification in Radiation therapy” at the 2nd Young Radiation Oncology Forum (YROF) Kerala CME [ “ ISODOSE” ] in July 2017.
Delivered a Talk on “Role of SRS in cavernous malformations” in CME on Radiosurgery for intracranial Indications: Update, conducted at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi in December 2017.
Delivered a Lecture on “Cardiopulmonary Toxicity in Radiation therapy” at the 10th Young Radiation Oncology Forum (YROF) Kerala CME [ “MANTRA”], held at Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum in July 2019.
Delivered a talk on “Landmark trials in Palliative Radiotherapy for Bone metastases” in the Pre Conference academic workshop of the 8th Annual National Young Radiation Oncologists Conference (YROC) conducted at KMCH hospital, Coimbatore in January 2020.
Invited Guest Panelist for Panel discussion on “Management of High Risk Prostate Cancer” at the 53rd USICON Annual National Conference by Urological Society of India, conducted at Kochi in January 2020.
Chairperson for E -poster presentation / discussion at the 24th National Annual ARTTICON 2020 – Virtual Conference, organised by Amrita Hospital, Kochi.