Dr. Suman S. Karanth

MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine); KMC Manipal
DNB (Medical Oncology); Senior Consultant - Department of Medical Oncology; Fellowship Gynaecologic Oncology, The Christie Hospital, UK
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Dr. Suman S Karanth is a Medical Oncologist (Cancer specialist) with more than 9 years of experience. Currently she is working as a Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram.
With interest and expertise in Neuro-oncology, Dr. Suman is closely working on all Solid malignancies which includes breast cancer, ovarian cancer, Sarcomas, Gastro-intestinal tumors and Lymphomas. She also has vast experience in Dendritic Cell therapy and Immunotherapy.
“ Cancer care is not just about administration of the right medication but also maintaining the emotional and mental health of my patients. My top priority is delivering the best treatment to my patient according to the stage of cancer detected and ensuring at each step their quality of life is maintained,” says Dr. Suman


Years of experience








Work Experience:
She is currently working as a Senior Consultant Medical oncologist at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon since Nov 2023.
Earlier as an Associate Consultant at Medanta- The Medicity from June 2017 till July 2019.
Also worked as a Senior Resident in Department of Medicine from 2011 to 2013.

Additional Training:
1) Fellowship In Gynaecologic Oncology Christie Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK 02nd November 2022 - 29th October 2023
2) Clinical Observership in Intestinal Failure unit Oct 2023 Salford Royal, Northern Care Alliance NHS, UK
3) June-Sept 2023: Level 3 award in Principles of Management and Leadership; Chartered Management Institute, UK
4) Sept-Oct 2023: Applied Machine Learning in Healthcare short course; University of Manchester and University of Melbourne (Centre for Transformation of Digital Health)
5) Nov 2019: Cancer Genetics workshop for management of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers, NCIS Singapore for Cancer Genetics, Singapore
6) Sept 2020: Virtual Preceptorship on Precision Oncology in Clinical Practice; Roche Foundation Medicine, Israel


Trials Completed in Glioblastoma

  1. Lomustine-temozolomide combination therapy along with radiation in the adjuvant treatment of patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma: A Prospective, open-label, phase-2 feasibility study.

Sub Investigator in Below Clinical Trials

  1. ALIFTUS Trial: A Phase 1/2a/3 Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of Adding AL3818 (Anlotinib, INN: Catequentinib), a Dual Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor, to Standard Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Subjects with Recurrent or Metastatic Endometrial, Ovarian, Fallopian, Primary Peritoneal or Cervical Carcinoma INVESTIGATIONAL NEW DRUG PROTOCOL AL3818 (ANLOTINIB, INN: CATEQUENTINIB) HYDROCHLORIDE PROTOCOL NUMBER: AL3818-US-002 ADVENCHEN LABORATORIES, LLC
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Awards Received

1st place in Oncology quiz held at 9 th conference of SAARC Federation of Oncology 2014
Best Paper Presentation Award For Paper Titled “Metabolic Syndrome”: Incidence In Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome At 14 Th Annual Conference Of Hypertension Society Of India
Best Paper Presentation Award For Paper Titled “Total Lymphocyte Count (Tlc ) As A Surrogate Marker For Absolute Cd4+ Count In Hiv – Infected Persons”At Silver Kapicon
Best Poster Presentation Award ( 3 rd Place) For Poster Titled “Rare Case Of Dual Infection With Enteric Fever And Hepatitis A Complicating The Treatment In A Patient With Congenital Hypoparathyroidism , At Kapicon 2010
Best Paper Presentation Award for the paper title, “Clinical profile of Chronic calcific pancreatitis and Pancreatic Diabetes in tertiary health centre”, at KSSRDI 2011 at Manipal


1. Vaid AK, Batra S, Karanth SS, Gupta S. Acute promyelocytic leukemia presenting as pulmonary thromboembolism: Not all APLs bleed. Avicenna J Med. 2015 Oct-Dec;5(4):131-3.

2. Mediastinal germ cell tumour causing superior vena cava tumour thrombosis. Karanth SS, Vaid AK, Batra S, Sharma D. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Mar 25;2015

3. Suman S Karanth, H.Manjunath Hande. Metabolic syndrome: Prevalence in Acute Coronary Syndrome Hypertension India. 2005; 20:69-77.

4. Ritesh G Menezes, Nageshkumar G Rao, Suman S Karanth, Asha Kamath, Shahnavaz Manipady, V V Pillay. Jatropha curcas poisoning. The Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2006; 73(7):634

5. Karanth SS, Gupta A, Prabhu M. Community acquired bilateral upper lobe pneumonia with acute adrenal insufficiency: A new face of Achromobacter Xylosoxidans. Australas Med J. 2012;5(10):531-

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Phone No. +91 88001 04779

Address : Fortis Memorial Research Institute; Sector 44; Opposite Huda City Center; Gurugram

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