Dr Ram Venkitaraman is a consultant oncologist caring for patients with cancer.    Ram areas of expertise include chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal therapy and biological therapy.   Ram sub-specialises in managing breast cancer and urological cancers.  

Ram was trained in oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, where he also conducted clinical research in the academic uro-oncology unit at the Institute of Cancer Research, London.    Ram has been awarded the fellowship in clinical oncology by Royal College of Radiologists and specialist certification in medical oncology by the Royal College of Physicians.

Ram is a Consultant Oncologist at the Ipswich Hospital NHS since June 2009, where he is the clinical lead for radiotherapy and the lead for cancer research.

Ram is the visiting Professor of  Oncology at the University of Suffolk with ongoing research projects.   Ram has more than 50 publications in peer reviewed journals and presentations in international conferences which have won merit awards.  Ram is active in teaching and education, has completed a Masters in medical education and is an examiner for the clinical oncology fellowship of the Royal College.


Ram is  a Consultant Oncologist at the Ipswich Hospital NHS and the Nuffield Health Ipswich hospital.

Ram specialises in the non-surgical management of breast cancers and urologic malignancies including:



hormonal therapy and targeted therapy. 


You are in Safe Hands

You should feel comfortable that your health is our number 1 priority.

Whilst it is inappropriate to discuss medical issues of other patients, you can read below some recent patient feedback on their treatments:

  • "You are one of the staff identified as providing a good service, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the skill, dedication and compassion with which you care for your patients. "

    - CEO of Ipswich Hospital
  • "I was seen by Dr Venkitaraman within days of my referral, who was extremely kind and informative."

    - Luke
  • "Ram has always been kind, attentive and professional, with that touch of humour to help make this journey a little easier. We have been so impressed with your care, always treating me as a person, not another number on the list of patients or a statistic to meet a target."

    - Linda
  • "We thank you for your support and excellent treatment that we received. "

    - Joan


Ram is recognised by the major insurance providers like BUPA, AXA, AVIVA, CIGNA, PRUHEALTH, and offers a reliable fee assured service.

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