Caritas Hospital

Prof. Dr. Jose Tom

Senior Consultant Radiation Oncologist

Prof Dr. Jose Tom is one of the most respected Radiation Oncologists in the region. He has more than 35 years of experience in managing Cancer patients with Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy. He was part of some of the finest Public Health Care Institutions in Kerala as Head of the Cancer Departments and teaching faculty in Government Medical Colleges Kottayam, Alappuzha and Thrissur.

He is the retired Principal, Government Medical College, Kottayam. Dr. Jose Tom has played an inevitable role in molding Caritas Hospital as one of the finest DNB Academic Centers in Central Travancore.

Dr. Jose Tom is the HOD of Caritas Cancer Institute and Academic Coordinator for Caritas DNB programme..


Professional Qualification

MD in Radiation Oncology from PGIMER, Chandigarh in 1984

MBBS from Government Medical College, Kottayam in1979


Additional Training

Had Additional Training in HDR Brachytherapy – Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi

Advanced Pain & Palliative Care – Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore

IGRT from Wirral, UK


Achievements and Expertise

Was the undergraduate and Postgraduate teacher and examiner in various Universities in Kerala and other States

Worked as guide and assessor to various undergraduate and Postgraduate research activities and Thesis

Former Medical Council of India Assessor for undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in various Medical Colleges in India

Was the member of Postgraduate Committee Kerala University of Health Sciences

Was Chairman of PG examinations Kerala University of Health Sciences

Was Secretary, Kerala Government Medical College Teachers Association Kottayam Branch

Former President and Secretary, Kerala Chapter of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India

Organized/attended as Faculty in various International/National and Regional Conferences related to Cancer

Delivered Orations in State Conferences

President of the Kottayam Medical College Alumni Association

President of the Kottayam Government Medical College Former Faculty Forum


He is proficient in Malayalam, English and Hindi