About Dr Rita Sasidharan
Dr Rita Sasidharan is an Auckland trained Medical Oncologist with a special interest in Breast, Gastro-intestinal, Prostate and lung cancers. She been a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Auckland City Hospital since 2006 and in private practice at ONESIXONE since 2011.
While Rita has a strong scientific background and clinical focus, her caring and empathetic nature enables her patients and their families to consider Rita as a valuable companion on their cancer treatment journey.
Rita treats patients with a number of different cancers but her main clinical interests are breast, gastrointestinal cancers, lung and Prostate cancers.
Rita also provides immigration and insurance cover medical examination for oncology patients.
She is also involved in national special interest groups for breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancers and lung cancer.
Rita is actively involved as Principal Investigator and Co investigator in many clinical trials in breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, lung cancer and supportive care. She is also a member of several co-operative trial groups and professional societies.
Areas of Expertise:
- Breast Cancer
- Colorectal Cancer
- Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Prostate Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Head & Neck Cancers
- General Oncology
- Supportive Care
- Clinical Cancer Research
Rita did her undergraduate Medical training at Calicut Medical College, Kerala, India and then trained in Medicine at Bronx Lebanon hospital, USA and Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth. She did her post graduate Oncology training at Auckland City Hospital.
Hospitals Practising at
Auckland City Hosp
For referrals Ph: 09 524 0125, Fax: 09 524 5125