Academic

Achievements / Academic

Academic Achievements

  • Stood first in Diploma in Nuclear Medicine conducted by Radiation Medicine center University of Bombay in 1977.
  • Paper Presented in National and State Medical Conference: 23
  • Papers published in National and State Medical Journals: 6
  • Completed Research Project: 3


  • Recipient of Prof.P.K.Halder Memorial Travel Fellowship- 1984. Instituted by Indian College of Radiology.
  • Travel Fellowship of International College of Surgeons (Indian Section)

  • Teaching & Training Experience

  • Trained in Radiation Medicine at Radiation Medicine Centre, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay.(1976-77).
  • Registrar in Radiology at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology (1976-80).
  • Lecturer Cum Post-Graduate Student in Radiation Therapy at Victoria attached at Bangalore Medical Centre, Bangalore (1980-82).
  • Lecturer in Radiology at Bellary Medical College. (June 1982- Dec 1982).
  • Asst. Prof. of Radiology in charge of Nuclear Medicine Section at Victoria Hospital and Bowring Hospital (1983-1991).
  • Asst. Prof. of Radiology at Mysore Medical College (July 1991-Dec 1991).
  • Prof. of Radiation Oncology at DUMC from 1995 to March-2001.
  • Prof. & HOD at M.S. Ramaiah Medical College Hospital, Bangalore.
  • Accury Certified Cyber Knife Specialist.
  • Trained in Cyberknife Treatment, UCLA, USA.
  • Guide to M.D. (RT) Students.
  • Guide for Phd. In Medical Physics.
  • Examiner in Radiotherapy for MD & DNB Students.
  • R Anuradha Memorial Oration at Pink Chain Cancer Conclave 2015 at New Delhi on 25 June 2015.
  • As co-guide to Evaluation of radioprotective activity of syringaldehydeagainst X Ray induced radiotoxicity - ShashiKiran S Joshi, M Pharma resident, Govt Pharmacy college, Bangalore.
  • As co-guide to Study of radioprotective effect of azadirachtaIndica&momordiacharantia extracts against radio (X ray) induced DNA damage in rats. Tabish Ahmed Siddique, M Pharma resident Govt Pharmacy college, Bangalore.

  • Academic Affiliations

    Membership
  • Association of Radiation Oncologists of India.
  • Indian Radiology and Imaging Association.
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine, India.
  • Association of Chemotherapist of India.
  • Indian Medical Association.
  • Association of Medical Physicists of India.
  • Medical Ultrasound Society of Karnataka.


  • Indian Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology Karnataka Cancer Society.
  • Brachytherapy Society, India.
  • Society of Hyperthermia & Medicine.
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology.
  • European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology.
  • Institutions Attended

    INTERNATIONAL
  • Norfolk Medical School,Department of Radiation Oncology Virginia, USA.
  • UCLA, California, USA.
  • Long Beach Memorial Hospital, USA.










  • NATIONAL
  • Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore.
  • Victoria Hospital, Department of Radiology, Bangalore.
  • VKN Cancer Clinic, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  • Regional Cancer Centre, Hyderabad.
  • PGI Chandigarh, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Chandigarh, Punjab.

  • Articles List

  • Effects of an integrated Yoga Program on Self-reported Depression Scores in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Conventional Treatment: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Rao RM, Raghuram N, Nagendra HR, Usharani MR, Gopinath KS, Diwakar RB, Patil S, Bilimagga RS, Rao N. Indian J Palliat Care. 2015 May-Aug;21(2):174-81. doi: 10.4103/0973-1075.156486.

  • "High-dose-rate brachytherapy planning in palliative management of hilarcholangiocarcinoma: a case study." Anbumani, S, R S.Bilimagga, P Anchineyen, P Jayaraman, and SR. Palled. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice: 1-4. 2015 doi:10.1017/S146039691500015.

  • Reddy, L. G., Jayakumar, V., Rajan, S., Bilimagga, R. S., Priyadarshini, V., & Anbumani, S. Recurrent malignant proliferating trichilemmal tumour of the scalp: a case report. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, June 2015, 1-4. doi:10.1017/S1460396915000229.

  • Future Strategies in Radiation Therapy of Breast Cancer. Bilimagga et al. Converge Breast Cancer update 2014. ISBN No : 978-81-923972-2-1

  • A brachytherapy plan evaluation tool for interstitial applications.Anbumani S, Nambiraj NA, Dayalan S, Ganesh K, Anchineyan P, Bilimagga RS. Adv Bioinformatics. 2014;2014:376207. doi: 10.1155/2014/376207.

  • Quantification of uncertainties in conventional plan evaluation methods in Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. Anbumani S, Arunai NRN, S Prabhakar G, Anchineyan P, Bilimagga RS, Palled SR, ChairmadhuraiA. J BUON. 2014 Jan-Mar;19(1):297-303. PMID:24659679

  • Treatment planning methods in high dose rate interstitial brachytherapy of carcinoma cervix: a dosimetric and radiobiological analysis. Anbumani S, Anchineyan P, Narayanasamy A, Palled SR, Sathisan S, Jayaraman P, Selvi M, Bilimagga RS. ISRN Oncol. 2014 Jan 23;2014:125020. doi: 10.1155/2014/125020. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24587919

  • Role of Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Recurrent Head and Neck Cancers: A Single-Institution ExperienceR.S. Bilimagga, K. Swamy, B.S. Ajaikumar, P.S. Sridhar,International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 2014: 90 ; 1 Supplement :S526

  • Characterization of GlioblastomaMultiforme Non-Distant Failures After Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy in Relation to Pre-irradiation Carbon 11-Methionine...S.P. Susheela, S. Revannasiddaiah, G. Mallarajapatna, S. Muzumder, K. Kallur, R.S. Bilimagga, M. Rastogi, M. Hassan V, M. Gupta, A. BasavalingaiahInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 2013: 87 ; 2 Supplement :S248-S249

  • Bilimagga, R. S., et al. "Role of Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Recurrent Head and Neck Cancers: A Single-Institution Experience." International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 1.90 (2014): S526.

  • Quality of life assessment in breast cancer patients: the need for stratification of patients, and of the use of appropriate questionnaires. Revannasiddaiah S, Rao N, Susheela SP, Bilimagga RS. J Cancer Res Ther. 2013 Oct-Dec;9(4):760. doi: 10.4103/0973-1482.126496. PMID: 24518743

  • Less intense therapy for human papilloma virus associated oropharyngeal carcinoma: Throwing caution to the wind? In Regard to Patel et al.Revannasiddaiah S, Susheela SP, Rao N, Bilimagga RS. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2013 Jul-Sep;3(3):e95-6. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2012.11.005. Epub 2013 Jul 1. PMID: 24674375.

  • "Positron emission tomography guided intensity modulated radiotherapy as a fourth line treatment option for intermediate grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma." Susheela S, S. Revannasiddaiah, M. Gupta, A. Basavalingaiahl, K. Kallur, G. Mallarajapatna, S. Muzumder, N. Madhusudhan, R. Bilimagga, and S. Patil. European Journal Of Cancer, vol. 49, pp. S849-S849. 2013.

  • Susheela, Sridhar, SwaroopRevannasiddaiah, SandeepMuzumder, GovindarajanMallarajapatna, AjaikumarBasavalingaiah, Monica Gupta, Kumar Kallur, Madhusudhan Hassan, and Ramesh Bilimagga "Re-irradiation with hypo-fractionated stereotactic robotic radiosurgery for salvage in adult patients with brainstem glioma." Neuro-oncology, vol. 15, pp. 187-187. 2013.

  • Susheela, S. P., S. Revannasiddaiah, G. Mallarajapatna, S. Muzumder, K. Kallur, R. S. Bilimagga, M. Rastogi, M. Gupta, and A. Basavalingaiah. "Characterization of GlioblastomaMultiforme Non-Distant Failures After Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy in Relation to Pre-irradiation Carbon 11-Methionine Positron Emission Tomography." International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 2, no. 87 (2013): S248-S249.

  • "Disease-free survival pattern in breast cancer patients in India treated in a single institution." Ajaikumar, BS., KS Gopinath, BS Srinath, R S. Bilimagga, NK. Rao, S Patil, RB Diwakar et al. Journal Of Clinical Oncology, vol. 30, no. 15. 2012

  • Interview with Dr. Ramesh Bilimagga. Interviewed by PS Sridhar. Bilimagga R. J Cancer Res Ther. 2012 Oct-Dec;8(4):658. PMID: 23487873.

  • Resurrecting brachytherapy from brink of oblivion.Bilimagga RS. J Cancer Res Ther. 2012 Apr-Jun;8(2):329. doi: 10.4103/0973-1482.99009. PMID: 22842391.

  • Usharani, M. R., Raghavendra, R. M., Gopinath, K. S., Bilimagga, R. S., Diwakar, R. B., Rao, N. K (2012, May). Analysis of pretreatment non pharmacologic, pharmacologic factors, and yoga intervention on CINV outcomes in breast cancer patients undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy. Journal of Clinical Oncology (Vol. 30, No. 15).

  • Bilimagga, R. "59 How Can Brachytherapy Be More Systematically Used In Emerging Countries." Radiotherapy and Oncology 103 (2012): S23.

  • "Adherence to yoga practice improves symptom control and quality of life in breast cancer patients undergoing conventional treatment." R Rao , K S Gopinath, B. S. Srinath, S Patil, PShashidhara, Ravi BD, RS. Bilimagga et al. Journal Of Clinical Oncology, vol. 30, no. 15. 2012

  • Kallur, Kumar G., Bhatt Aditi, Gothlu Ramachandra Prashanth, Papaiah Susheela Sridhar, S Indushekar, M Govindarajan, KR Nagaraj et al. "I-131-lipiodol therapy in local disease control and survival in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: An observational study." Journal of clinical oncology, vol. 30, no. 15. 2012.

  • Somashekar, Mohan Kumar, Murali Subramanian, Nirmala S. Srikantaiah, Arul TR Ponni, A. G. Rajeev, Kirthi AS Koushik, M. G. Janaki, Nalini R. Kilara, and Ramesh S. Bilimagga. "Feasibility of concurrent weekly paclitaxel and radiotherapy in adjuvant treatment of breast cancer: An experience from India." in Journal of clinical oncology, vol. 30, no. 15. Amer Soc clinical oncology, 2012.

  • Interview of Dr. Ramesh Bilimagga in conversation with Dr. Sapna Gupta.Bilimagga R.J Cancer Res Ther. 2011 Oct-Dec;7(4):503-4. PMID: 22371985.

  • How common is hypothyroidism after external radiotherapy to neck in head and neck cancer patients?Srikantia N, Rishi KS, Janaki MG, Bilimagga RS, Ponni A, Rajeev AG, Kaushik K, Dharmalingam M. Indian J Med PaediatrOncol. 2011 Jul;32(3):143-8. doi: 10.4103/0971-5851.92813. PMID: 22557780.

  • "1138 poster Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation Using External Beam And Brachy Therapy Planning: A Dose Volume Analysis" Anbumani, S., S. Palanisamy, R. Bilimagga, and A. Nambi Raj. Radiotherapy and Oncology 99 (2011): S424.

  • Susheela, S. Papaiah, R. Bilimagga, K. Swamy, K. Kallur, and S. Battachraji. "825 poster cyberknife robotic radiosurgery for recurrent carcinoma tongue." Radiotherapy and Oncology 99 (2011): S321.

  • Koushik, Kirthi, Ramesh Bilimagga, Nirmala Rao, M. G. Janaki, Arul Ponni, and A. G. Rajeev. "Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy." J Contemp Brachytherapy 2, no. 3 (2010): 93-97.

  • Role of palliative radiotherapy in brain metastases.Bilimagga RS, Nirmala S, Rishi KS, Janaki M, Ponni A, Rajeev A, Kalyan S. Indian J Palliat Care. 2009 Jan;15(1):71-5. doi: 10.4103/0973-1075.53588.

  • Raizada, N., H. S. Vadiraja, R. M. Raghavendra, B. S. Ajaikumar, R. S. Bilimagga, M. Rekha, N. Vanitha, N. Usha, R. Nagarathna, and H. R. Nagendra. "A study of mood states and diurnal salivary cortisol rhythms in breast cancer patients awaiting radiotherapy: A cross sectional study." ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings, vol. 26, no. 15_suppl, p. 22160. 2008.

  • Measurements of peripheral dose for multileaf collimator based linear accelerator. R. Balasubramanian,P. Sellakumar, RS. Bilimagga, Sanjay S. Supe, B.N. Sankar. Reports of Practical Oncology & RadiotherapyVolume 11, Issue 6, 2006, Pages 281-285.

  • Bilimagga, R., and P. Rao. "Medicine, Quackery and the Law." Bangalore: Indian Medical Association (2002).