Dr. Sai Babu Jonnada
NMC Royal Hospital - Khalifa City
Dr. Sai Babu Jonnada is a trained British Consultant Clinical Oncologist. Until joining Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah, Dr. Sai was working as consultant oncologist at Gloucestershire Hospitals, UK.
Dr. Sai has experience of treating hundreds of patients with various cancers. He has 16 years of work experience as a physician. After his graduation he relocated to UK for his post graduated training. He was trained in several prestigious hospitals in south west of England and Wales, including Oxford and Cardiff. While pursuing his specialty training as Oncologist, he worked at Belfast City Hospital (Queen’s University) Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Dr. Sai is a clinical oncologist by training and profession which means he is both a medical oncologist as well as a radiation oncologist. This puts him at an advantage of treating patients with either chemotherapy or radiotherapy or both that will benefit the patient most. This is a recognized specialty training that happens in UK.
He is experienced in all forms of chemotherapy. His special interests are immunotherapy and biological therapies that has shown to have better outcomes in treating cancer with less side effects compared to conventional chemotherapy.
He has vast experience in latest radiotherapy techniques like Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), image guided radiotherapy (IGRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), RapidArc®, TomoTherapy®.
Dr. Sai has been a named author in various international abstracts and publications like “Sector analysis provides additional spatial information on the permanent prostate brachytherapy learning curve”- Mohamed Yoosuf AB, Mitchell DM, Workman G, Jonnada S, Napier E, Jain S; DOI: 10.1016/j.brachy.2015.05.009. Epub 2015 Jun 27 and “Moving towards GEC-ESTRO guidelines in cervical cancer brachytherapy – The Oxford Cancer Centre experience” - S. Jonnada, M. Costelloe, A. Foulsham, S. Trent. DOI:
Dr. Sai is active in teaching and presentations and has participated in webinars on international platforms (ASCO webinar 2016; Janssen).
He was a clinical supervisor mentoring oncology and medical post graduate trainees in UK. He completed his training modules to be an educational supervisor.
Training and Qualifications:
Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Clinical Oncology, UK (2015).
Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR), UK (2014)
Post Graduate certificate in Oncology from Institute of cancer research, London (2014)
Membership of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), UK (2009).
MBBS, India (2002)
Affiliations and Memberships:
General Medical Council
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Radiologists
British Uro-Oncology Group
British Sarcoma Group
European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
Indian Medical Council
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Tel: +971 2 203 5000