Oncologist in Bangalore

Dr Vishwanath S

MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center

Work Experience

8 yrs+

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English, हिंदी, ಕನ್ನಡ, தமிழ், తెలుగు


Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road

Dr. Vishwanath S is an accomplished medical oncologist with a fellowship from the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, USA.

Dr. Vishwanath has an outstanding academic record with gold medals in DM, Medical Oncology (Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology) and MD, Internal Medicine (Kasturba Medical College).

He has published widely in journals with high impact factor and has over 40 international publications. He was won several prestigious awards including an Abstract Achievement Award from the American Society of Hematology.

Dr. Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan has a unique blend of taking his understanding of the molecular nature of cancer to the bedside and giving a  personalized cancer care to his patients.

His compassion, empathy and approachability to his patients makes him a sought after medical oncologist.

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Breast cancer 
  • Lung Cancer
  • GI Cancer 
  • gynaecological cancers
  • sarcomas
  • lymphoma  
  • multiple myeloma


Work Experience

  • 8/2015-to 8/2016: Clinical Fellow, Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma, Division of Cancer Medicine,The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • 05/2008 through 7/2011: Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, India

Awards and Achievements

  • 2008- Gold Medal, MD General Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal                                                       
  • 2015- Gold Medal DM Medical Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology,Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • 2016: Travel Grant, Pan Pacific Lymphoma Conference, Kauai July 18-21, 2016
  • 2014- Consolation Prize: Outcomes in GCB vs. Non GCB DLBCL from a tertiary care center in South India: SAARC International Conference of SAARC Federation of Oncologists, 28-30 Nov 2014 University, Manipal, India
  • 2006-Oral Presentation: Melioidosis, an emerging infectious disease - Association of Physicians of India, Karnataka Chapter, Bangalore, India2004-Neurology Quiz (2nd Place), NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Research and Publications

  • Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Wai Chin Foo, Michelle Fanale, Jason Robert Westin. Deeper insights into Vanishing Bile Duct Syndrome in lymphoma: A Perplexing Entity http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clml.2016.02.035
  • Sathyanarayanan V, Neelapu SS. Cancer immunotherapy: Strategies for personalization and combinatorial approaches.Mol Oncol. 2015 Dec;9(10):2043-53.
  • B.K. Govind, K.C. Lakshmaiah, D. Lokanatha, B.Suresh, C.S. Premalata, C.R. Rao, L.J. Abraham, K.N. Lokesh, L, K. Rajeev, V. Arroju, V. Sathyanarayanan. Primary Parotid Lymphoma from a regional cancer center in South India. The Gulf Journal of Oncology. Issue no. 20- Jan 2016.
  • Lakshmaiah K C, Rachan Shetty K S, Sathyanarayanan V, Lokanatha D, Abraham LJ, Babu K G. Lenalidomide in relapsed refractory non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: An Indian perspective. J Can Res Ther [Epub ahead of print] [cited 2015 Oct 13].
  • Babu K G, Lakshmaiah K C, Lokanatha D, Babu MS, Sathyanarayanan V, Suresh T M, Rao CR,Premalata C S, Abraham LJ, Lokesh K N, Sirsath NT. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the thyroid: Seven cases with review of the literature from India. Onc Gas Hep Rep 2015; 4:81-4.
  • Lakshmaiah K. C., Lokesh K. N., Sathyanarayanan Vishwanath, Premalatha C. S., Rao Clementina Rama, Suresh T M, Babu K. Govind, Lokanatha D., Jacob Linu Abraham, Babu Suresh . Extranodal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: Experience from a tertiary care oncology center in South India. Clinical Caner Investigation Journal. Year: 2014 | Volume: 3 | Issue Number: 4 | Page: 276-280.
  • Lakshmaiah K C, Sathyanarayanan V, Babu K G, Lokanatha D, Lokesh K N, Babu M C, Rao CR, Premalatha C S, Suresh T M, Unnikrishnan V, Abraham LJ. Primary central nervous system lymphoma: An Indian Perspective. Clin Cancer Investig J 2014;3:514-20
  • Anil Kumar, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Umesh Das , Namratha, Lakshmi Devi, Lakshmaiah K.C. . FIP1L1 - PDGFRA positive Myeloproliferative neoplasm – A low burden disease with dramatic response to Imatinib- report of 5 cases from South India. Turkish Journal of Haematology. doi: 10.4274/Tjh.2013.0086 Pages 56 – 60. PMID: 24764730
  • K. N. Lokesh, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, K. C. Lakshmaiah, T. M. Suresh, K. Govinda Babu, D. Lokanatha. Breast lymphoma- report of six cases with review of literature. Indian Journal of surgical oncology. October 2013. 10.1007/s13193-013-0269-0. PMID: 24426760
  • K.N. Lokesh, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, LakshmaiahKuntegowdanahalli C, Suresh TM, Lokanatha Dasappa, Govinda Babu Kanakasetty. Primary Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of Testis: A Single centre experience and Review of literature. Urology Annals. 2014, Volume: 6 Issue Number: 3 Page: 231-234. PMID: 25125896
  • KN Lokesh, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, KC Lakshmaiah, TM Suresh, D Lokanatha, K Govinda Babu, Linu Abraham Jacob and Suresh Babu. Primary breast lymphoma in males—a report of two cases with a review of the literature. Ecancer 7 347 / DOI: 10.3332/ecancer.2013.347. PMID: 24723970
  • Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Nagesh Taterao Sirsath, Umesh Das, M Malathi, Suma Lakshmipathi Reddy, Kavitha S Srivatsa, Avinash Thumallapalli, L Appaji, BS Aruna Kumari. An unusual case of pulmonary granulocytic sarcoma treated with combined chemotherapy and radiation. Ecancermedicalscience. 2013; 7: 368. Published online 2013 October 29. doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2013.368. PMID: 24187593
  • Sathyanarayanan V, Das U, Shankaranand B, Gupta S, Anvekar NJ, Lakshmaiah K. An unusual case of Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia presented with nasopharyngeal involvement. Ecancermedicalscience. 2013 Oct 16; 7:362. PMID: 24171046
  • Umesh Das, L Appaji, B S Aruna Kumari, Lakshmaiah Kc, M Padma, Kavitha S, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan. A Single Center Experience in 266 Patients of Infantile Malignancies. Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 2013 December 5. PMID: 24308299
  • Sathyanarayanan V, Lokesh KN, Lakshmaiah KC, Govind Babu K, Lokanatha D, Suresh Babu MC, Rao CR, Chennagiri P. Anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) of breast in a patient without a breast implant.Ann Saudi Med. 2014 Nov- Dec;34(6):551-4. PMID: 25971833
  • Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Lokesh KN, Linu Jacob Abraham, Lakshmaiah KC. Gefitinib induced skin ulceration in metastatic adenocarcinoma lung. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol. 2014 Jan; 35(1):109-10. PMID: 25006299.
  • Umesh Das, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Nagesh Taterao Sirsath, G. Champaka, Lakshmaiah KC. Malignant biphasic tumor of the uterus: A case report and review. The Chinese-German Journal of Clinical Oncology. May 2013, Volume 12, Issue 5, pp 249-251.
  • Nagesh Sirsath, Lakshmiah KC, Lokesh KN, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Govind Babu. HIV associated lymphoma- a neglected domain. N Am J Med Sci. 2013 July; 5(7): 432–437. doi: 10.4103/1947-2714.115772. PMID: 24020054
  • Saravu K, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Shastry BA, Vandana KE. Candidal renal papillary necrosis conquered. Assoc Physicians India. 2013 Aug; 61(8):573-4. PMID: 24818347
  • Kavitha Saravu, Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Ananth Pai, Ashok Sebastian Komaranchath, et al. Successful treatment of right-sided native valve methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis and septicaemia with teicoplanin and rifampicin: A case report. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. March 2012; doi:10.3109/00365548.2012.657233
  • Kavitha Saravu, Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay, Vandana Kalwaje Eshwara, Barkur Ananthakrishna Shastry Kundapura Ramamoorthy, Sushma Krishna, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan. Melioidosis presenting with mediastinal lymphadenopathy masquerading as malignancy:a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports 2012, 6:28. PMID: 22269609
  • Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Charudutt Sambhaji, Kavitha Saravu, Abdul Razak, Ashwin Polnaya, Rao SN. A rare case of hepatic cysticercosis. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. September 2011.
  • Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Abdul Razak, Kavitha Saravu, Shastry Barkur Ananthakrishna, Mukhyprana Prabhu M, Vandana KE. Clinical profile of brucellosis from a tertiary care center in southern India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2011 May; 4(5): 397-400. PMID: 21771684
  • Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Abdul Razak, M Mukhyprana Prabhu, Kavitha Saravu, GaneshPai C, Anuradha K Rao. A case report of herpetic and candidal esophagitis in an immunocompetent adult. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. 2011 Jun; 1(3): 251-2
  • Ragini Bekur, K.E. Vandana, K.N. Shivashankar, Rohit V, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan. Paratyphoid fever– Emerging problem in South India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2010 Oct; 3(10): 815-17
  • Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Ragini Bekur, Abdul Razak, Joydeep Chakraborty. Clinical profile of disseminated cryptococcal infection–a case series. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2010 Oct; 3(10): 818-20
  • Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Razak A, Narayan G, Prabhu M, Ramachandran B, Ranjini K, Vidya M, Joshi K. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in a patient with hepatitis B induced type 1 membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2010 Dec;14(6):614-8. Epub 2010 Aug 21. PMID: 20730470
  • Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Ashwin P. Use of Non Invasive Imaging in Gastrointestinal Critical care. International Journal of Ultrasound & Applied Technologies in Perioperative Care.2010 May-August 1(2):113-121
  • Saravu K, Mukhopadhyay C, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Valsalan R, Docherla M, Vandana KE, Shastry BA, Bairy I, Rao SP. Melioidosis in southern India: epidemiological and clinical profile. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2010 Mar;41(2):401-9
  • Razak A, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Prabhu M, Sangar M, Balasubramanian R. Scrub typhus in Southern India: are we doing enough?.Trop Doct. 2010 Jul;40(3):149-51. PMID:20555045
  • Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Girish N, Mukhyaprana P, Madhusudan S, Balasubramanian R,Manna V, Goel S. Disseminated histoplasmosis in an AIDS patient: a rare case from southern India. Trop Doct. 2009 Oct;39(4):247-8. PMID: 19762585
  • Saravu K, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, Kumar RS, Barkur AS, Varghese GK,Mukhyopadhyay C, Bairy I. Melioidosis-a case series from south India. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Dec;102 Suppl 1:S18-20.
  • Saravu K, Mukhyopadhyay C, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan et al. Melioidosis in India: is it the tip of the iceberg? In: William C, Sheldon B, editors. Internationl Journal of Infectious Diseases. Preceedings of the 13th International Congress on Infectious Diseases; 2008 Jun 19- 22; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Oxford: Elsevier; 2008. P. e224-e225.
  • Abdul Razak, Vishwanath Sathyanarayanan, M Mukhyaprana Prabhu. Syringomyelia masquerading as cellulitis of right upper extremity. Calicut Medical Journal 2010; 8(4):e5 .
  • Sathyanarayanan V, Razak A, Prabhu MM, Saravu K, Ganesh PC, Rao AK. A case report ofherpetic and candidal esophagitis in an immunocompetent adult. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed.2011 Jun; 1(3):251-2. PMID: 23569769
  • ASH Clinical News, August 2016, Volume 2, Issue 8. R-EPOCH May Be Viable Option for Patients with High-Risk DLBCL: Lead author.ASCO Post, September 2016 (upcoming issue) Combination Obinutuzumab Regimen Promising in Aggressive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: Lead author

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology: Member in training 1/2014-present
  • American Society of Hematology: Associate Member 11/2015- present
  • Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology: Member, 11/2013-present
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