Dr. Tejinder Kataria

Dr. Tejinder Kataria
Dr. Tejinder Kataria

Designation of Dr. Tejinder Kataria

Dr. Tejinder Kataria
Radiation Oncologist
Chairperson – Radiation Oncology
Medanta- The Medicity, Gurugram, India

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Tejinder Kataria

  • Dr. Tejinder Kataria is a globally renowned Radiation Oncologist whose pioneering contributions have significantly advanced cancer treatment in India.
  • With over 35 years of experience, she has been instrumental in introducing cutting-edge technologies and establishing prominent oncology departments across prestigious institutions. She is currently the Chairperson of Radiation Oncology at Medanta – The Medicity in Gurugram, New Delhi. 
  • Dr. Kataria played a pivotal role in founding the Department of Radiation Oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi, and Artemis Health Institute, Gurugram. She also established the Division of Radiation Oncology at Medanta, Gurugram, where she continues to innovate and lead.
  • Her interests lie in Stereotactic Radio Treatment (SBRT), Image-Guided Radio Treatment (IGRT), Intensity Modulated Radio Treatment (IMRT), 3-D Conformal Radiation (3D CRT), PET-CT, MRI, SPECT, DSA and CT-Simulator fusion for treatment planning.
  • Dr. Kataria completed her medical education at premier institutes both in India and abroad, including PGI Chandigarh, the University of Cambridge, and Harvard University.
  • Additionally, she has been a driving force in introducing cutting-edge technologies in radiation treatment, such as Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Image Guided Radiotreatment (IGRT), and Intensity Modulated Radiotreatment (IMRT). Her expertise also extends to advanced techniques like Image Guided Brachy treatment and Total Body Irradiation (TBI).
  • Dr. Kataria is actively involved in international collaborations and professional organizations dedicated to oncology. She has been associated with the QUATRO Asia team of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna since 2005, contributing significantly to global initiatives in cancer control and treatment.
  • In addition to her clinical and academic pursuits, Dr. Kataria has been a part of national committees shaping cancer treatment policies under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Her contributions to the field have earned her recognition not only for her medical expertise but also for her commitment to improving cancer care standards in India and beyond.

Dr. Tejinder Kataria’s Expertise

Work Experience of Dr. Tejinder Kataria

  • Chairperson-Radiation Oncology at Medanta – The Medicity, Gurugram since 2009
  • Head Radiation Oncology at Artemis Health Institute, Gurugram from 2007 to 2009
  • Professor at Indraprastha University in 2007
  • Senior Consultant at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute from 1996 to 2007
  • Associate Professor at Maulana Azad Medical College from 1994 to 1996
  • Assistant Professor at Maulana Azad Medical College from 1992 to 1993
  • Assistant Professor at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, from 1991 to 1992

Dr. Tejinder Kataria’s Qualifications

  • CCST (Clinical Oncology) from the British Institute of Radiology (UK) in 2005
  • DNB (Radio Treatment) from the National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) in 1993
  • MD (Radio Treatment) from Jawaharlal Nehru Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (India) in 1987
  • FIMSA, International Medical Science Academy in 2003
  • Commonwealth Scholar British Council from 1994 to 1995
  • AROI – Leeds Fellow Association of Radiation Oncology of India in 1993

Memberships of Dr. Tejinder Kataria

  • Indian College of Radiation Oncology
  • Association of Radiation Oncologists of India
  • Indian Society of Radiation Biology
  • Association of Medical Physicists of India
  • American Society of Radiation Oncology
  • European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology

Awards & Recognitions received by Dr. Tejinder Kataria

  • Marquis Who’s Who in the World in 2010
  • Marquis Who’s Who in Science & Engineering in 2007
  • International Health Professional of the Year in 2006
  • Best Paper Award, AROI/National Cancer Congress in 2003
  • National Excellence Award in 2002
  • DGHS Scholarship in 1985
  • Himachal State Scholarship in 1978
  • National Education Scholarship in 1977

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