Dr. Praveena Voonna


Dr. Praveena Voonna

Medical Oncologist and Hemato Oncologist

MD, DM (Medical Oncology), ECMO

Experience : 9+ years

Expertise : Medical Oncology


Dr. Praveena Voonna is a  Medical Oncologist at the Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, Visakhapatnam. She has over 9+ years of experience in the Consultation of Medical Oncology.



Area(s) of Interest

  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Hematological Cancers
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation

Treatment(s)/ Procedure(s) offered

  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Hematological Cancers
  • Bone Marrow Transplatation
  • Targeted Therapy

Education & Training


Name of Institute(s)

  • DM from SVIMS, Tirupathi
  • MD from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad
  • MBBS from Andhra Medical College, Vizag


  • Completed Certificate Course in ESSENTIALS OF PALLIATIVE CARE conducted by “THE INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF PALLIATIVE CARE” In August 2013
  • Cleared the European Society of Medical Oncology Certification Examination – 2018.
  • Completed an Observership in Hematology at Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore.

Professional Highlights



  • Gold Medalist in MBBS (“Dr. Kuppachi Krishnamurthy Memorial Gold Medal in Medicinefor the year 2007-2008 at Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam)
  • Golden Aim Awards for excellence & leadership in health care in March 2022.


  • “Impact of Metronomic Chemotherapy on Quality of Life in Recurrent, Residual and Metastatic Head & Neck Cancers” published in “Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research”. (DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18535/jmscr/v6i12.11)
  • “Estimation of plasma epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation status and its correlation with tumor tissue EGFR mutation status in advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients” published in “Indian Journal of Applied Research”. (Volume-8 | Issue-6 | June-2018 | PRINT ISSN No 2249-555X) DOI:10.36106/ijar.
  • “Metronomic chemotherapy in recurrent, residual and metastatic Head & Neck Cancers” published in “Indian Journal of Applied Research”. ( Volume-8 | Issue-6 | June-2018 | PRINT ISSN No 2249-555X) DOI:10.36106/ijar.
  • “Epidemiological study of cervical cancer in the coastal region of Visakhapatnam” published in “JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH”. (VOLUME 10, ISSUE 4, OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2021). DOI: 10.4103/JCSR.JCSR_91_20.

Professional Achievements & Membership

  • Cleared the ESMO certification exam held in October 2018.
  • Member of the Association of Radiation Oncologists in India (AROI)
  • Member of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • Member of the Medical Oncology Forum (MOF) 
  • Member of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Author and Co-Author of publications in multiple national and international journals
  • Principle Investigator in multiple clinical trials