Caritas Hospital

Dr. Judith Aaron

Consultant Radiation Oncologist

A Consultant Radiation Oncologist with more than 6 years of experience in comprehensive management of solid and Haematological Malignancies in children and adults. Dr. Judith Aaron had specialized training in all advanced techniques of radiation such as, Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Volumetric ARC therapy, Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) and Therapy (SRT/SBRT), 3DCRT as well as Brachytherapy (Intracavitary/ Interstital/ Intraluminal). She also has experience in administering chemotherapy and targeted therapy both as concurrent and primary treatment.

Her areas of interest are, Head and neck/ Gastrointestinal/ Lung/ Urological and Brain Malignancies.

 

Professional Qualification

MD Radiation Oncology from Christian Medical College, Vellore

DNB in Radiation Oncology from National Board of Examination, New Delhi

DMRT from Christian Medical College, Vellore

MBBS from Christian Medical College, Vellore

 

Achievements and Expertise

Trained in, advanced Image guided treatments for Gastrointestinal/ Lung/ Urological Malignancies

Cranial Radiosurgery (SRS) for Malignant and benign brain tumours/ neurological condition. Also an expert in advanced radiation techniques of Head and neck, Breast and Gynaecological Malignancies

Radiotherapeutic management of Paediatric/ Sarcoma and Haematogical malignancies, including special techniques such as Total Body Irradiation (TBI) / Craniospinal Irradiation (CSI)

Clinical application of modern radiation techniques 3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT and Rapidarc

Awarded Best Oral presentation in the Gynaecological cancers category at the Young Radiation Oncologists Conference held at Malabar Cancer Center Thalasseri in 2013

Life Member of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India

Faculty for teaching DNB Radiation Oncology Candidates at Caritas Hospital, Kottayam

Attends Conferences and workshops on regular basis

Presented poster at ASTRO’S 56th annual Meeting held at San Francisco in September 2014. “Impact of Respiratory Motion on Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy of the Chest Wall in Post Mastectomy Breast Cancer patients: Dosimetric comparison with 3-D Conformal Radiotherapy” at the conference

 

Articles published in International peer reviewed journals

S.S. Biswas, R Gupta, H.A Vanjare, S. Bose, J.A. Patel, S. Selavrajan, Aaron J, E. Nitya, D.S. Iyer, N.S.M.Jacob, K.R.John, K.S.Jacob. Depression in the Elderly in Vellore, South India:The use of a 2-question Screen. Int. Psychogeriatrics (2009), 21:2,369-371

Aaron J, B. Sasidharan, S. Ebenezer, B. Thangakunam, B. Antonisamy, B. Selvamani. Impact of Respiratory Motion on post- mastectomy radiotherapy: a dosimetric comparison between intensity modulated radiotherapy and 3D tangential radiotherapy. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice (June 2014) Vol 14: Issue2, pp 126-134

Joseph J, Aaron J, Joseph JK, Tom J, Bindu G, et al. (2018) Metastatic Implantation of Esophageal Cancer at PEG Tube Site: Case Report and Review of Literature. J Nucl Med RadiatTher 9: 385

 

She is proficient in Malayalam, English, Tamil and Hindi.


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