Your Wellness is My Priority

Consultant Oncologist Dr Ram delivers world-class treatment for head & neck cancers, skull base tumours and gastrointestinal cancer

Dr. Shanmugasundaram Ramkumar



Known as Dr Ram by patients and colleagues, Dr Shanmugasundaram Ramkumar is a highly experienced and qualified Consultant Clinical Oncologist who specialises in the non-surgical management of head & neck cancers, skull base tumours and lower gastrointestinal cancers.

Dr Ram has been delivering world-leading cancer treatments and services to patients in the central South East region of the UK for over a decade. He has extensive experience in clinical research and is a Principal Investigator for several national and international clinical trials and projects involving high-precision treatments.

The cancer treatments Dr Ram offers

Dr Ram is one of the UK’s most experienced oncologists in the delivery of evidence-based precision treatments.

He can offer treatments that include proton beam therapy, advanced radiotherapy techniques designed to improve accuracy and reduce side effects, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and low-level laser therapy treatments to reduce pain and inflammation.

The Cancers Dr Ram Treats

Dr Ram specialises in H&N (head & neck) cancers, skull base tumours, CNS (central nervous system) tumours and GI (gastrointestinal) cancers

These include, but aren’t limited to cancer in the mouth, throat, voice box, sinus, and salivary glands, meningiomas, chordomas, chondrosarcomas, glomus tumours; and oesophageal cancer.

Why Choose Dr Ram

Your wellness is Dr Ram’s absolute priority. He offers his patients contemporary, advanced evidence-based treatment options and strongly believes in providing them with quality care and a personalised service.

Second Opinions

Patients are perfectly entitled to request a second opinion before deciding which treatment they have.

Dr Ram welcomes both patients and oncologists who are looking for reassurance and accuracy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and a low-level laser review or just a second opinion before committing to treatment.

Consultant Clinics in London, Southampton and Windsor

Dr Ram has clinical experience and training both in UK, USA and Europe in all aspects of non-surgical management of Head & Neck cancer, Skull Base Tumours and Colorectal cancers. He holds an NHS position as Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Southampton and has over 20 years of experience in oncology and over 8 years experience in Proton Beam Therapy.

Dr Ram holds regular clinics for private patients at Spire Southampton, GenesisCare Southampton, GenesisCare Windsor, Phoenix Hospital London and Proton International London at UCLH.

I have been under the care of Dr Ramkumar for 6 years and feel very privileged to have met him. I have always found him to be very caring and easy to talk to. He explains things very thoroughly and is always available to talk to. Thank you for being such a kind-hearted and warm person.

Private patient at Spire Southampton Hospital



Dealing with cancer can be a difficult and emotionally challenging situation. Dr Ram always has your best interests and wellbeing at heart.

Make an enquiry or book an appointment today to see how Dr Ram can help.