Dr R Rajaraman is a Senior Consultant - Surgical Oncology at Apollo Cancer Centre, Chennai. He was instrumental in introducing the M. Ch (Surgical Oncology) course in the Tamil Nadu Govt. for the first time in the year 2000. He is a tutor and guide to postgraduate Surgical Oncology students. He has several publications in peer-reviewed journals, both nationally and internationally. He has received several awards and accolades for his work.