Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Theranostics

Dr. Renjith K R

Consultant & Head of the Department
Dr. Renjith K. R

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Dr Renjith K R did his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Govt. Medical college, Calicut and went on to pursue post- graduation training (MD) in Nuclear Medicine from PGIMER, one of the topmost research institutes in the country. His keen interest in research made him publish 7 research papers in various top national and international scientific journals apart from presenting a few in international conferences.

Dr Renjith K R tirelessly strives for the best and most current treatments nuclear medicine can offer to his patients and their families. His interests are particularly in treatment of thyroid cancers, neuroendocrine tumors, hepatocellular carcinoma, metastatic bone pain palliation, hyperthyroidism and radionuclide therapy of arthritis. This passion for knowledge and research led to Dr Renjith K R’s post as consultant and head of the department at the esteemed MVRCCRI, Calicut. Firmly committed to the community, Dr Renjith KR maintains strong local ties through his frequent lectures on a wide variety of Nuclear Medicine topics, and is considered a top Kerala Nuclear Medicine Physician.

Dr Renjith K R is dedicated to impart personalized cancer care by tapping the potential of molecular theranostics, where in using Nuclear Medicine diagnostic and therapeutic strategies specific molecular targets are targeted for better results.  Known not only as one of the best Nuclear Medicine Physicians Kerala has to offer, but is additionally known for being very patient and friendly with other members of the medical fraternity.

Dr Renjith K R believes that, up to date knowledge and good communication is essential for providing best possible patient care. As the head of the department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Theranostics at the MVRCCRI, Dr Renjith K R along with his team has made it a personal goal to deliver compassionate, yet state of the art care in a healing environment.

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Published 7 research papers in various top national and international scientific journals apart from presenting a few in international conferences.

  • MBBS- Government Medical College Calicut – 2011
  • MD- Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh- 2016

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The MVRCCRI, set up by the Care Foundation initiated by Calicut City Service Cooperative Bank, is situated on 17 acre property at Vellalaserri in Kozhikode district with 300 bed strength spread over six lakhs square feet area. The Centre is named after the late CMP leader M. V. Raghavan. Inaugurated on January 17 2017, both the OP and IP departments are functional from January 18 2017. The Hospital established at a cost of INR 350 Crore has spent INR 150 crore for acquiring the latest Equipment.

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