Dr. K. R. Gopi - Medical Oncology

Oncologist/Cancer Specialist

Best Medical Oncology Doctor In India
About Us

Dr. K. R. Gopi

Consultant – Medical Oncology

Dr. Rela Institute & Medical CentreChennai

Qualification: MD, MRCP (Ireland), Medical Oncology (RCP)UK, Medical Oncology (European Board), DNB Medical Oncology

Brief Profile

Dr. K R Gopi is a Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist with training and several years of practice in India and United Kingdom. He has a clinical experience of more than 30 years in Medical Oncology and Palliative care.

Clinical Expertise

  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Colo rectal cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Lymphoma & Leukemias
  • Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic cancers
  • Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative disorders
  • Management of Cancer in the frail and elderly
  • Pain and Palliative care


  • 2011 to date– Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai, Global Hospital, Chennai, Dr Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai
  • 1995 – 2011 –NHS Hospitals, United Kingdom
  • Senior registrar and later Consultant medical oncologist in U.K
  • Peterborough NHS
  • South Manchester University Hospital NHS
  • Christie NHS Manchester
  • Clatterbridge NHS Liverpool
  • Western General Hospital Edinburgh
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS
  • Tayside NHS Dundee
  • Weston General Hospital NHS
  • Wexam Park Hospital NHS
  • Aberdeen Royal Infirmary NHS
  • 1987 – 1995 – Consultant Physician, India

Honors & Awards

  • Involved in various Clinical Trials in U.K.
  • Letrozole trial in Breast cancer.
  • Sunitinib trial in soft tissue sarcoma.
  • Imatinib trial in Chronic myeloid leukaemia.
  • Trastuzumab HERA trial.
  • Bevacizumab trial in Metastatic ovarian cancer.
  • Bevacizumab trial in Metastatic colorectal cancer.
  • Panitumumab trial in Metastatic colorectal cancer.
  • Rituximab trial in DLBCL Lymphoma


Introduced sub cutaneous Morphine infusion in India. Treated several hundreds of patients with sub cutaneous Morphine in terminally ill patients.

Research & Publication


Presented in several National and International conferences in United Kingdom and India.

  • Languages : English , Hindi, Tamil
  • Gender : Male
  • Oncology