Consultants

Dr. R. Kananathan

Dr. R. Kananathan

Introduction

Dr. Kananathan has been practicing in Nilai Medical Centre since 2000. He was appointed as Medical Director of Nilai Medical since September 2015 and Head of Clinical Research since 2016.

A graduate from University Malaya in 1988, Dr. Kananathan obtained his membership from Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 1997. In 2000, he was admitted to the Academy of Medicine Malaysia and became a full member of the European Society of Medical Oncology in 2004. He received his Fellowship to the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in June 2007.

Introduction

Dr. Kananathan has been practicing in Nilai Medical Centre since 2000. He was appointed as Medical Director of Nilai Medical since September 2015 and Head of Clinical Research since 2016.

A graduate from University Malaya in 1988, Dr. Kananathan obtained his membership from Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 1997. In 2000, he was admitted to the Academy of Medicine Malaysia and became a full member of the European Society of Medical Oncology in 2004. He received his Fellowship to the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in June 2007.

To-date, he has managed approximately 40 multicentre clinical trials and undertook the Principal Investigator role in 18 trials. He was audited in March 2016 by the Federal Drug Authorities of the United States (FDA) NMRR-11-892-10585, Pivotal study in breast cancer patients investigating efficacy and safety of LA-EP2006 and Neulasta®

He has 99 abstracts presented in 18 publications across local and international meetings. His current interest is in cell base therapies.

Qualifications

  • MBBS (UM)
  • LRCPI, MRCP (IRE)
  • FRCP (IRE)
  • AM (MAL)

Services Available

  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • All adult cancer

Dr. R. Kananathan

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

Mode of Practice

RESIDENT CONSULTANT

Language Spoken

ENGLISH, MALAY, TAMIL

Clinic Operation Hour

Monday – Friday 09:00am – 05:00pm
Saturday 09:00am – 01:00pm
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