Specialist Radiation Oncologist

Dr. Rajendra Hegde

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Dr Rajendra Hegde is a Specialist Radiation Oncologist with Alfred Health Radiation Oncology. He is based at Gippsland Radiation Oncology which is located within the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre at Latrobe Regional Hospital (3 days per week) and Alfred Radiation Oncology, located at the Alfred Hospital in Prahran (2 days per week). He has been with Alfred Health Radiation Oncology since 2008.

Dr Hegde commenced Radiation Oncology training in India, serving in the premier cancer Institute Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai before Migrating to New Zealand in the year 2002. Following this he has had three years of training at the Waikato Hospital, Hamilton as well Auckland Hospital, New Zealand before passing his FRANZCR exams in the year 2005.

He has subspecialty interests in Thoracic, Genito urinary and Non-melanoma skin cancer. He helped to establish the Thoracic Oncology Multi-disciplinary meeting in 2012 and stereotactic body radiation therapy treatment for early-stage lung cancer in 2014 at Gippsland Radiation Oncology. He has extensive experience in treating wide varieties of Non- Melanoma skin Cancer, with specialised treatment units located at both Gippsland Radiation Oncology and Alfred Radiation Oncology.
All referrals to be faxed to (03) 5173 8473