Dr. Uma Ravishankar
Dr. Uma Ravishankar,Head - Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging,

Dr. Uma Ravishankar

Head - Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

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Dr Uma Ravishankar underwent her undergraduate training (MBBS) at Madras Medical College, Chennai, and graduated in 1984. She trained in nuclear medicine at Radiation Medicine Centre, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, from 1990 -1991, and at Batra Hospital, New Delhi, from 1991-1993. She worked at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for a year before being appointed as a Consultant in Nuclear Medicine at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, in 1996. She presently heads the department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging which has a SPECT gamma camera, DEXA scanner, PET CT and PET MRI. She has a longstanding interest in SPECT imaging, thyroid imaging, oncologic imaging with PET CT, and therapy procedures for thyroid cancer, prostate cancer, and neuroendocrine tumours.

Areas of Expertise

  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Gamma camera SPECT Imaging
  • PET CT Imaging, PET MRI Imaging
  • DEXA Imaging


  • Radioiodine therapy for thyroid Cancer
  • Lutetium DOTA therapy for neuroendocrine tumours
  • Lutetium PSMA therapy for Prostate cancer
  • Alpha Therapy

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate training from Madras Medical College, Chennai.
  • Post Graduate training from RMC, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai.
  • Training in imaging of Infection and Inflammation and Nuclear Cardiology, SGH Singapore.
  • Radionuclide techniques in the management of diabetic nephropathy –Seoul-Korea.
  • Workshop on scintimammography and sentinel node detection, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Advanced training in PET imaging, Munich, Germany

Professional Work

  • Head & Senior Consultant, Nuclear Medicine at Apollo Cancer Centre, Delhi
  • Senior Consultant – Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital