Sindu Vivekanandan

Sindu Vivekanandan is a woman with long black hair

Consultant clinical oncologist

Biography

Sindu Vivekanandan is a consultant in clinical oncology at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, specialising in the delivery of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and targeted therapy for the management of prostate and lung cancer.

Sindu qualified from Guy's and St Thomas' and King's College London, completed her clinical oncology training in Cambridge and obtained her PhD from The University of Oxford. Her research interest is radiation-related toxicity modelling and her work has been presented at international conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals.

Sindu is the prostate cancer lead for south east London and the Kent and Medway radiotherapy operational delivery network. She is also a clinical tutor and educational supervisor for medical students at King's College London.

She has a special interest in UK-wide radiation quality improvement projects. She is a member of the Royal College of Radiologists Clinical Oncology Quality Improvement and Audit Committee (COQIAC).

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Oxford, 2018
  • FRCR, Royal College of Radiologists, London, 2014
  • MSc in oncology first class with distinction, Institute of Cancer Research, University of London, 2013
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, London, 2008
  • MBBS, Guy's and St Thomas', King's College London, University of London, 2004
  • BSc (Hons) in physiology with basic medical sciences, Guy's and St Thomas', King's College London, University of London, 2001

Research interests

  • Normal tissue radiation toxicity modelling

Awards

  • National Cancer Research Institute prize award, 2017
  • Cancer Research UK doctoral research fellowship, 2014
  • Distinction in masters in oncology, 2013

Last updated: August 2021

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