Dr Sangeetha Poovaneswaran
Specialization : Radiotherapist & Oncologist
Qualification: MBChB (UK), MRCP (UK), FRCR (UK), CCT – PMETB (UK), AMM (Mal), MRCP (UK)
Languages: Malay, English
Phone: 03- 7718 1000 ext 1386
Suite : Oncology Daycare, 1st Floor
Dr Sangeetha joined KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital in March 2014. She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians UK and Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists UK. She received her Oncology training in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Post fellowship, Dr.Sangeetha worked at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London and received specialised training in the use of Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy and Stereotactic radiotherapy.
Upon her return to Malaysia in 2009 Dr Sangeetha worked as a Consultant oncologists at hospital Tuanku Jaaffar, Sremban and Nilai Medical Centre.(formerly known as NCI Cancer Hospital). She also worked as a Senior Lecturer at International Medical University.
She has been involved in clinical research and in local community projects raising cancer awareness. She has a number of publications and has been invited to present at both national and international oncological and medical conferences. She has also contributed chapters in books in medical education.
Education and Fellowship:
MBChB (UK) University of Aberdeen, UK
Member Of the Royal College of Physicians.
MRCP (UK), FRCR (UK) Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists.
CCT – PMETB (UK)
Her area of expertise in Clinical Oncology encompasses Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Palliative Care and Research. The major tumor sites of her interest are breast, gastro-intestinal, colorectal, head and neck, lung, uro-oncological and gynaecological cancers.
Research and Publications:
Member of the Malaysian Medical Association
Life Member of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia
Member of the General Medical Council, UK
Member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK