Dr Mohammad Ishak Tayoob,Consultant - Palliative Medicine,

Dr Mohammad Ishak Tayoob

Consultant - Palliative Medicine

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Dr. Mohammad Ishak Tayoob is a Consultant, Palliative Medicine Department at Apollo Cancer Centre, Chennai. He is one of the very few Paediatric Palliative Care Physicians in the country. His areas of interest include cancer and non-cancer palliative care, with special interest being non-cancer paediatric palliative care. Dr Ishak had previously been an integral part of the largest Paediatric Palliative Care Program in the country at Hyderabad. He is a key educator for countries such as Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Philippines. He has several papers published in peer-reviewed journals and is often invited as a speaker both National and International forums.

Area of Expertise

  • Paediatrics Palliative Care

  • Adult Palliative Care

  • Home based Adult & Paediatric Palliative Care

  • End of Life Care Management

  • Management of patients Hospice

Education & Training

  • DCH- Paediatrics, N.R.I. Medical College, Guntur, India.
  • DNB- Paediatric, Pragna Children’s hospital, Hyderabad, India.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Paediatric Palliative Care, Mehdi Nawaz Jung Institute Oncology & Regional Cancer Center, Hyderabad in collaboration with Two World’s Cancer Collaboration, Canada.

Professional Work

  • Consultant – Palliative Medicine Department, Apollo Cancer Center, Chennai.