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Dr. Munish Gairola

MBBS. MD, DNB (Rad Onco)

Director Radiation Oncology

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110 085
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Mahender Kumar Jain Marg, Niti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

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Dr. Munish Gairola , MD DNB Radiation Oncology with over 23 yrs. of experience in the field of oncology.   He completed his MBBS from G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur, MD from Kanpur University and subsequently worked in Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi for several years.

He worked in Christie's Hospital, Manchester, UK as clinical fellow and IMRT Fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (MSKCC) New York, USA.   He has also received UICC fellowship for National Defence Medical College (NDMC) Saitama, Japan. Dr. Gairola has published many articles in various International and National Journals. Presently Dr Munish Gairola is working as Director Radiation Oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (RGCI & RC), Delhi.



  • Received Medical Excellence Award -2014 for valuable Contribution in radiation Oncology
  • Travel Fellowship to Attend ESTRO-EORTC Meeting at Brussels, Belgium on Radiation for Benign Disease by Department Of Science and Technology (DST), India
  • Travel Fellowship to Attend International Congress of Radiation Oncologists (ICRO-2001) Held at Melbourne, Australia by Ministry Of Human Resource & Development (HRD), India
  • Travel Grant to Attend International Congress of Radiation Oncologist (ICRO-2001) held at Melbourne, Australia by International Society of Radiation Oncologist (ISRO)
  • UICC Fellowship (UICC-ICRETT) awarded to Visit National Defence Medical College, Saitama, Japan
  • Grant from UICC & Norwegian Cancer Society Grant to Attend 18th UICC Congress held At Oslo, Norway June /July 2003.
  • Travel Fellowship to attend 18th UICC Congress Held at Oslo, Norway June /July 2003 by Department Of Science And Technology (DST), India


  • Cancers of Head and Neck. In Gaura K Rath, Bidhu K Mohanti (Eds) Text Book of Radiation Oncology- Principles and Practice. B I Churchill Livingston Pp 131-199.
  • Paediatric Oncology. In Gaura K Rath, Bidhu K Mohanti (Eds) Text Book of Radiation Oncology- Principles and Practice. B I Churchill Livingston Pp 669-720.
  • Radiotherapy in Juvenile Angiofibroma
  • Role Of Radiotherapy In Cranipharyngioma
  • Brachytherapy In Soft Tissue Sarcoma.
  • Stereotaxy In Pituitary Adenoma
  • Radiotherapy in Kaposi Sarcoma
  • Radiotherapy in Age Related Macular Degeneration
  • Intravaginal Brachytherapy by Ovoids to Control Vaginal Bleeding In Cervical Cancers. Should The Haemostatic Dose Be Disregarded ?
  • Organ Preservation In Muscle Invasive Bladder Tumor
  • Brachytherapy Alone or in Combination with External Beam Radiation in the Postoperative Management of Stage I & II Endometrial Carcinoma
  • Palliative Care Education And Training During Residency: A Survey Among Residents at A Tertiary Care Hospital
  • Medical Disorders Associated with Endometrial Cancer
  • Primary Spinal Epidural Ewing's Sarcoma: Report of 5 Cases and Review Of Literature
  • Brachytherapy In Lung Cancer
  • Late Reaction In Normal Tissue Following External Beam Radiotherapy In Carcinoma Cervix: An Overview
  • External Beam Radiotherapy and Thyroid Disorders

Specialized Areas

  • Head & Neck Cancer - High conformal techniques viz IMRT, IGRT, Adaptive Radiotherapy, Brachytherapy
  • CNS Cancers- High Precision techniques viz Steriotactic Radiotherapy(SRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Paediatric Cancers
  • Lung Cancer - Steretactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT), Sterotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR), Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)

Educational Background

  • IMRT Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre(MSKCC), NY, USA
  • Clinical Research Fellow, Chirstie Hospital, Manchester, UK
  • DNB (Radiation Oncology) , National Board of Examination, New Delhi, India
  • MD (Radiation Oncology) J K Cancer Institute ,GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India
  • MBBS, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, UP, India


  • 1990- 1993 - JUNIOR RESIDENT (Resident Teaching Fellow) To Radiotherapy, J.K. Cancer Institute and G.S.V.M. Medical College Kanpur
  • 1993- 1994 - SENIOR REGISTRAR in  Department Of Radiotherapy and Oncology Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh
  • 1995 - 1999 - SENIOR RESIDENT In the Department of Radiotherapy, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • 1999- 2002 - RESEARCH OFFICER in IAEA Project of Multi-Institutional Trial on Altered Fractionation of Radiation Therapy (5# Vs 6#) In Head and Neck Cancers. (Chief Co-Coordinator- Prof Jens Overgaard- Danish Cancer Institute)
  • 1993- 1993 - CLINICAL RESEARCH FELLOW At Christie's Hospital Manchester, U.K.
  • 2004- 2004 - CLINICAL OBSERVER for IMRT in Head & Neck and Brain tumours at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (MSKCC), New York, USA


  • Life Member of Cancer Prevention and Education Society, India
  • Life Member of Association of Radiation Oncologist of India (AROI)
  • Association of Northern Chapter of AROI
  • Member European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)

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Our Locations
  • Sir Chotu Ram Marg, Sector – 5, Rohini Institutional Area, Rohini, New Delhi, Delhi – 110085, India

    +91-11-47022222 | Fax +91 11 27051037

  • Squadron Leader Mahender Kumar Jain Marg, Block K, Neeti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

    +91-11-45822222 / +91-11-45822200

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