Dr. Manu John
Dr. Manu John

Dr. Manu John

Senior Consultant - Palliative Oncology

Caritas Cancer Institute

Dr. Manu John is one of the few Palliative Oncologists in the state; with more than 10 years experience in Palliative Oncology. Dr. Manu John had undergone training in palliative care (BCCPM & National Fellowship in Palliative Medicine) from WHO collaborative center at Institute of Palliative Medicine, Calicut. He has work experience under renowned oncologist Dr. V P Gangadharan for over a period of 06 years. Having being worked at various prestigious Cancer Institutions across Kerala, Dr. Manu is currently working as Consultant Palliative Oncologist and an expert in treating Oncology Patients with palliative care needs, including Pain Management and End of Life Care at Caritas Hospital. He is the member secretary, EC, Caritas Hospital from 2018 onwards.

Professional Qualification


Former visiting faculty at IPM Calicut and Pallium, India Trivandrum Presented Paper on Palliative care in a National Conference of Legal Authorities Chaired Sessions in Conferences related to Oncology, Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine Conducted Various Awareness classes on Palliative Care Conducted Various Cancer detection camps and classes

Awards and Recognitions

Doctor's Excellence award Caritas in 2018 Appreciation Award by Kottayam Brahmana Samooham for Cancer awareness program in 2018 Appreciation award by Sreddha Home Care services 2017 Along with his efforts, Caritas Palliative Care were awarded Best Palliative care unit in Kottayam District in 2014 KCBC award for Palliative Care unit's contribution 2014


He is proficient in Malayalam, English, Tamil & Hindi.

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