Dr. Smitha Carol Saldhana | Best Medical Oncologists in Bangalore - NH

Dr. Smitha Carol Saldhana

MD, DM Visiting Consultant

  • SpecialityMedical Oncology, Oncology

  • HospitalBangalore - Narayana Medical Centre, Langford Town


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Brief Profile

Dr Smitha Carol Saldanha completed her MBBS from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore. He has served as Postgraduate Resident & Tutor Demonstrator, Department of Internal Medicine, Fr. Muller Medical College and Hospital Mangalore. She is a skilled oncologist, who has overseen hundreds of cases of severe cancer treatments.

Fields of Expertise

  • Oncology
  • Lymphomas Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Breast cancer

Key Procedures Performed

  • Renal Osteodystrophy in Chronic Renal Failure


  • Peter G, Smitha S, Amith V, Narasimha H. Study on Awareness among School Children on the spread, symptoms, treatment and prevention of Malaria in an urban endemic area of South India. Karnataka Paediatric Journal, 24 (1). January-March 2010: p 4-6
  • Peter G Amith V, Narasimha H, Smitha S. A Study on the Awareness observed among Individuals living in Endemic Area on the Spread, Symptoms, Treatment and prevention of Malaria. Al Ameen J Med Sci 4 (1) January March 2011: p 80-83
  • Mohammed A Madhu K, Smitha CS, Veerendra K.H. An Interesting Case Report on Cerebellar and Psychiatric Manifestations in Malaria. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, October 2011, 5 (5): 1104-6
  • Pretesh Rohan Kiran, Gagan S, Smitha C Saldanha. Extermination of the Smallpox :- Virus - Light at the End of the Tunnel... or not – the Stalemate Continues. Annals of Community Health, 2014 Apr; 2 (2): 2-3.
  • Lakshmaiah KC. Smitha CS, Lokanatha D Linu AJ, Premalata Cs, Usha A et al. Langerhans Cell Sarcoma - Review of Literature and a Rare Case Report . J Mol Biomark Diagn 2014; 5: 181.
  • S. Aparna, L. Appaji, B.S. Aruna K, M. Padma, Geethashree M. Smitha C. Saldanha, et al. Plasmablastic lymphoma of bone in a human immunodeficiency virus positive child - A rare extra-oral presentation. Pediatric Infectious Disease, 2014: 6 (4), 142-144
  • Lakshmaiah KC, Jacob L A Apama S, Lokanatha D. Smitha C Saldanha. Epigenetic therapy of cancer with histone deacetylase inhibitors. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, 2014; 10 (3): 469-478
  • Govind Babu, Smitha Carol Saldanha, Lakshmalah KC, Linu AJ. Suresh Babu,Lokanatha D et al. The Efficacy, safety and cost benefit of Olanzapine versus Aprepitant in Highly Emetogenic Chemotherapy: a pilot study from south India. Chemotherapy Research and Practice, vol. 2016, Article ID 3439707, 5 pages, 2016
  • Linu J, Smitha CS, Lakshmaiah KC, Shankaranand B. Lokanatha D, Govindbabu K, et al. Hairy Cell Leukemia - Clinical Profile and treatment outcome from a tertiary regional cancer institute in South India. Clin Cancer Investig J, 2016, 5:141-5.
  • Babu G, Saldanha SC, Babu MS, Kuntegowdanahalli LC, Rajeev LK, Lokesh KN et al. Breast cancer as second malignant neoplasm after acute myeloid leukemia: A rare occurrence. Clin Cancer investig J, 2016, 333-5.
  • Abraham LJ, Rudresha AH, Saldanha SC, Koppaka D, Kuntegowdanahalli LC, Dasappa L. Gemcitabine - induced supraventricular tachycardia: A rare manifestation. Clin Cancer Investig J 2016: 5:200-2
  • Babu GK, Saldanha SC, Lokesh K, et al. Myelomatous pleural effusion: A rare case entity reported from a tertiary care cancer center in South India. Lung India : Official Organ of Indian Chest Society. 2017:34(2):176-178. doi:10.4103/0970-2113.201318
  • Govind Babu, Lokanatha D, Lakshmaiah KC, Mangesh K, Linu AJ, Suresh Babu, Smitha C S et al. Clinicopathological profile of pure Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the Esophagus: A South Indian center experience. Journal of Oncology 2016
  • Lokesh K N Babu MC. Suresh, Lakshmalah KC, Babu K Govind, Saldanha Smitha C Loknatha D, Jacob Linu Abraham, Vishwanath S, Premalatha CS, Kiran P R Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in elderly: Experience from a tertiary care oncology center in South India. South Asian Journal of Cancer, 2017 6 (2): 72-74
  • Lokanatha D. Abhishek Anand, KC Lakshmalah, Linu Jacob Abraham, Rudresha A H. Smitha Saldanha, et al. Role Of Taxanes In Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: A Study From Tertiary Cancer Center In South India World Journal of Oncology, 2017. 8(4): 110 116.
  • Smitha Cs, Suresh Babu. Linu J. Lakshmaiah KC Govindbabu K, Lokanatha D, et al.
  • Clinico-epidemiological profile of Neuroendocrine tumors from a tertiary regional cancer institute in India - Accepted for publication in Indian Journal of Cancer

Posts Held in Past

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore
  • Consultant Physician, Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology. R N Shetty Hospital, Murudeshwar.
  • Consultant Physician, Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology. R N Shetty Hospital, Murudeshwar.

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