Dr. Peethamber Lokanandi

Nuclear medicine doctor vizag

Dr. Peethamber Lokanandi

Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physician & Radiologist

FRCR, EDIR, DICR, DNB (RADIOLOGY), M.D, DNB (Nuclear Medicine)

Experience : 7+ Years

Expertise : Oncology Interventions, Theranostics


Dr. Peethamber Lokanandi is a Nuclear Medicine Physician & Radiologist at Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, Visakhapatnam. Internationally and Nationally Accredited and Board Certified Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Physician with Specialized Expertise in Hybrid Imaging. He has over 7 years of extensive experience in the field of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine.  He has successfully managed numerous complex cases in his career so far. His areas of interest and expertise are Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasonography, Fluoroscopy, Gamma Imaging, Radionuclide Therapy, CT, MR, 3 T MRI, PET-CT, SPECT-CT Imaging, Neuro Imaging, and Head and Neck Imaging Procedures. Previously he worked at Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (TATA Memorial Centre), Visakhapatnam as an Assistant Professor of Nuclear Medicine and Consultant Radiologist. Established and Initiated the Departmental Services with the Installation and Commencement of PET-CT, SPECT-CT, 3 T MRI, and Low Dose Radionuclide Therapy Ward.



Area(s) of Interest

Guided Oncology Interventions, Theranostics

Treatment(s)/ Procedure(s) Performed

  • Oncology interventions – USG, CT guided and PET- CT guided biopsies, and FNAC
    ● Theranostics- Targeted radionuclide therapy

Treatment(s)/ Procedure(s) offered

  • Oncology interventions
  • Radio-iodine therapy
  • Lutetium -177 PSMA
  • Lutetium 177 DOTATATE therapy

Doctor’s ScoreCard

The number of cases of Nuclear Medicine and Radiology Performed by Dr. Peethambar Lokanandi from 2021- 2023: More than 1000 Oncology Interventions, 1000+ PET –CT Reported, 100+ Theranostic Procedures.

Education & Training


Name of Institute(s)

  • Fellow Royal College of Radiology (FRCR), United Kingdom – 2023.
  • European Diploma in Radiology (EDIR), Vienna, Austria – 2020.
  • Diplomate in Indian College of Radiology and Imaging (Dip. ICRI) – 2020.
  • DNB Radiodiagnosis, – NBE, Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad  – 2016-19.
  • MD Nuclear Medicine – JIPMER, Puducherry  – 2013-16.
  • DNB Nuclear Medicine – NBE, New Delhi  – 2017.
  • MBBS – Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada – 2006-12.


  • Nuclear Medicine – Therapy and Diagnosis — Theranostics JIPMER. Puducherry & HBCHRC, Vizag.
  • Radiology – Non-vascular Oncology interventions and Diagnostic Radiology with specialty training in Oncology Imaging – Apollo hospital, & HBCHRC, Vizag.

Professional Highlights



  • MBBS-Gold Medal in Biochemistry (2007), General Medicine (2011), Prize Medal in General Surgery (2011), Best Outgoing Student (2006-2011, MBBS, RMC).
  • Radiodiagnosis-Third Prize in Radiology Hot Seat Review (2018).
  • First Prize in KREST Head & Neck Quiz (2019).
  • First Prize in Radiology Hot Seat Review (2019).


  • 99mtc-LLEC Renal Dynamic Scan be in a patient with Pelvic Neuroblastoma. Clinical Nuclear Medicine: May 2019 – Volume 44 – Issue 5 – p 406–407 Konudula, Sreenivasa Reddy, MD; l, Peethamber, MD; Ponnusamy, Madhusudhanan, MD; H Dhanapathi, MD; Pandit, Nandini, DNB
  • A prospective study of the role of MDCT in the evaluation of Colorectal Lesions with Histopathological Correlation
  • Volume – 11 | Issue – 05 | May – 2022 | Print ISSN no. 2277 – 8179 | DOI: 10.36106/IJSR International Journal of Scientific Research
  • Non-Invasive imaging of Cholangio-Pancreatic Diseases using Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography and Correlation with Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Volume – 11 | Issue – 05 | May – 2022 | Print ISSN no. 2277 – 8179 | DOI: 10.36106/IJSR International Journal of Scientific Research
  • A cross-sectional study of the correlation of primary tumor FDG uptake with Clinicopathologic Prognostic factors in Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of Breast
  • Volume – 11 | Issue – 05 | May – 2022 | Print ISSN no. 2277 – 8179 | DOI: 10.36106/IJSR International Journal of Scientific Research

Professional Achievements & Membership

  • One of the few in the entire country to be dually accredited and board certified – Nuclear Medicine Physician and Radiologist
  • Fellow Royal College of Radiology (FRCR). UK
  • Member of the European Society of Radiology (ESR)
  • Member –  Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • Member – Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, USA
  • Member – European Association of Nuclear Medicine
  • Life member – Society of Nuclear Medicine India (SNMI)
  •  Life member- Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA)