Dr. Bellaramine


Qualification : MBBS, M.D (General Medicine), Fellowship in Medical Oncology, AB, FACP

Designation : Consultant Medical Oncologist

Speciality : Medical Oncology

OPD Schedule : 04:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Dr. Bellarmine had MBBS from Stanley Medical College, Chennai. Experience in Indian Army Medical Corps as Captain served in High Altitudes, Himalayas and experienced in Medical complication of High Altitude. Then completed Post Graduate in Medicine from Stanley Medical College, Chennai. Post Graduate in West Virginia, USA and certified in Internal Medicine Board. Selected as Fellow of American College of Physicians, USA. Became Emeritus member in American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Experienced in Breast Cancer treatments past 37 years.

Total experience

  • 37 years

Previous experience

  • Senior House Physician in Internal Medicine, Railway Hospital, Madras, India – 1965-1965
  • General Duty Medical Officer, Army Medical Corps, India – 1965-1966
  • Officer in Charge – Advanced Dressing Station, Army Medical Corp, India – 1966-1967
  • Regimental Medical Officer, Army Medical Corps, India – 1967-1969
  • Medical Officer in charge, Employee’s State Insurance Dispensary, Coimbatore India (Cotton Mills)- 1971-1972
  • Senior Consultant Oncology, king Fahd Specialist Hospital, Buraidah, KSA – Dec 87-March 90
  • Director, Tamilnad Hospitals, Madras – March 90-2000
  • Medical Oncologist – Malar Hospital, Chennai 2000-Till Date

Medical Education, Certifications and fellowships/Research Papers. Include International Training if applicable

  • Fellow of American College of Physicians | 1982
  • American Board Eligible Medical Oncologist | 1979
  • Fellowship in Medical Oncology from The Milton S. Hershey Medical Centre of the Pennsylvania State University Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA, 1979
  • Certified American Board of Internal Medicine | 1978
  • FLEX Examination – West VirginiaState | 1976
  • M.D. (General Medicine) from Madras University, 1972
  • Post Graduate Fellowship in Internal Medicine, Stanley Medical College hospital, Chennai | 1971
  • M.B.B.S. from Stanley Medical College, Chennai, 1964

International Training:

  • Resident Internal Medicine from West Virginia University Charleston, West Virginia, USA, 1977
  • Straight Internship in Internal Medicine from West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.A, 1975

Professional Memberships

  • Indian Medical Association
  • Indian Society of Physicians
  • American College of Physicians
  • Emeritus Member in American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Clinical Interests/ Specialised Treatments /Area of Expertise

  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Chemotherapy

Awards & Honors

  • Silver Jubilee Memorial Prize (Gold Medal) in MD at Stanley Medical College
  • IMA Doctors Day Award for Outstanding Service in the field of MEDICAL ONCOLOGY | 1994

Research and Publications

  • Lawrence, B.V, Santen, a. Lipton, B.A, Harvey, R. Hamilton, and T. Mercurio, Pancytopenia induced by Aminoglutethimide in Treatment of Breast Cancer. Cancer Treatment Reports 62: 1581-1583, 1978
  • Harvey H.A Lipton, a., Lawrence, B.V, White D.S, Wells, S.A., Blumenschein A., Lee D.: Estrogen Receptor status in inflammatory Breast Carcinoma. J. Surg. Onc. 21:42-44 (1982)
  • Lawrence. B.V. Lipton a. Harvey H.A., Santen R.J., Welis SA. Cox.Ce., White D.S., Smart E.K Infuence of Estrogen Receptor Status on Response of metastatic Breast Cancer to Aminoglutethimide therapy CANCER 45: 786-791, 1980
  • AMARESAN M.S., Muthu, Pari L., Bellarmine – Clinical Spectrum and of inherritencve in 23 causes of hereditary nephrotis in eight kindreds. Proc. Third colloquium in Nephrology,Tokyo 1979. P.80-85
  • B.V. Lawrence, Harvey H.a., Lipton a., Anaphylaxis due to oral melphalan – Cancer treatment reports, 64: 731-32, 1980
  • Harvey H.A., Lipton a. Lawrence B.v. Letter: annals of internal medicine, Vol.94. Page 542-43, 1981-Toxicity due to Chemotherapy
  • Lipton A. Harvey. H., Lawrence B. Etel, Corynebacterium Paruum versus big adjuvant immunotherapy In Human Malignant Melanoma
  • Jagadeesan M. Lawrence B.V., Somarajan K. Et Al. Management of Osteogenic Sarcoma. Indian Journal Of Radiology 35:289, 1981 (Nov. 1981)
  • Lawrence B.V Sabapathy S.R. Vittal S. Saratchandra-value of estrogen receptor-analysis in human breast cancer (review). The Antiseptic 78:634-637 1981 (Nov)
  • M. Jagadeesan, Bhoopal S., Lawrence. B.V Saratchandra, Abdominal Burkitt’s Lymphoma, Indian Journal of Radiology, 36:343-44, 1982
  • V. Sivasubramaniam, Bellarmine Lawrence: Scintigraphic Patterns in the Skeletal Secondaries of Ossophilic Tumors. Turk. Journal of Nuclear Medicine 3: Abs.32(CS/1.004) 1994
  • V. Sivasubramaniam, Radhi Lawrence, Bellarmine Lawrence, A.B. Govindaraj: Unusual Paravertebral Mass Lesion – A case report. Turk. Jounral of Nuclear Medicine 3: Abs. 32(CS/1.005) 1994
  • Neutron Activation Analysis of Trace Metals Content in Hair of Cancer Patients. (IN Collaboration with Dr. K.S Pillay, The Pennsylvania State University Nuclear Reactor) 1979USA
  • Hyperthermia and Cancer, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey 1978-79
  • B- Solamarine in treatment of Cancer, Madras Medical College, Madras, India

Conferences & Presentations

  • American College of Physicians – Eastern Pennsylvania Region 1978, B. Lawrene, Central Pennsylvania Oncology Group, Hershey, Pennaylvania, L-PAM vs. Combination Chemotherapy in the Management o Primary Breast Cancer
  • Gierman Lizarralde Teaching Day – Recent Developments in Endocrinology, Charleston, West Virginia (USA) May 3, 1977-Bellarmine Lawrence, Pheochromocytoma with Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Lawrence, B., A, Lipton, H.A Harvey, R Gottlieb, M. Kukrika, R. Dixon, W. Graham, S. Miller, R. Heckard D. White, The Central Pennslvania Oncology Group, Hershey Medical Centre, Hershey, pa-corynebacterium Parvum Vs. BCG as adjuvant Immunotherapy for stage I and II Malignant Melanoma. In Second International conference on the Adjuvant Therapy of Cancer – Tucson, Arizona 1979
  • Lawrence, B.V., A Lipton, H.A Harvey, D, White, S.A Wells, R.J. Santen, C.E E.K Smart, The Milton S, Harshey Medical Center of The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. Influence of Estrogen Receptor Status on Response of Metastatic Breast Center of aminoglutethimide Therapy. (American Society of Clinical, Oncology meeting, 1979)
  • Lawrence B.V., Lipton a., Santen R.J., Harvey H.A. Etal. Influence of Progesterone Receptors status on Response of Metastic Breast Cancer – First International Conference in Harmones and Cancer, Rome, Italy, Oct, 1979
  • Chairman of the Session Cancer Immunology In III Congress, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India, Trivandrum, India Sept, 7 1980