Dr. Sellam Karunanithi- Oncologist at Aster MIMS
Dr Sellam, a university gold medalist, secured his MBBS from Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai. He pursued his MD in Nuclear Medicine at AIIMS, New Delhi with a career span of 6 years of experience in PET/CT oncology. His areas of special interests are PET/CT (Oncology, Neurology, Cardiology), Nuclear Cardiology (MPI- Myocardial Perfusion Imaging), Radio- Iodine Therapy (I-131 for Cancer Thyroid, Graves disease, Toxic Nodular Goiter & AFTN), Bone Scan, and Renal Scans (DTPA & DMSA).
Dr.Sellam has published about 95 research articles in various indexed international journals till date. He has been awarded the ‘AIIMS Excellence Award- 2012’ and the prestigious ‘Asian Young Investigator Award-2014’ by the ‘Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine’ for his contribution in the field of research at a very young age. He has also presented papers in international conferences conducted at Lyon, France and Osaka, Japan. Adding to his credits, he is one among the first five Indians and first twenty five young Asian Nuclear Medicine physicians to have been certified as a Fellow of the Asian Nuclear Medicine Board (FANMB).
Qualifications MBBS, MD (AIIMS, New Delhi), RSO 2 (BARC, Mumbai), FANMB (Japan)
About Aster MIMS Hospital, Calicut
Aster MIMS is a NABH accredited 950-bed super-specialty hospital. It is located in Kozhikode, India. MIMS is one of the busiest Emergency care centers in Kerala, catering to 10000 acute Emergencies every year. It is well equipped with 36 beds and observation areas, which manage Surgical, Medical, Cardiac, and Poly Trauma Emergencies. Read about: Aster MIMS Hospital, Calicut