Dr. Roshan Koshy Jacob is a distinguished Medical Oncologist renowned for his expertise in treating various solid and haematological malignancies across all age groups. He currently serves as a Medical Oncologist at Zulekha Hospital in Sharjah. Prior to joining Zulekha, he contributed significantly to cancer care at the American Oncology Institute, initially in Nagpur, Maharashtra, and later in Calicut, Kerala.
Dr. Jacob's academic journey began with a Bachelor's in Medicine and Bachelor's in Surgery (MBBS) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, in 2009. He further pursued a Master's in General Medicine (MD) from NITTE University, Mangalore, Karnataka, in 2012. To enhance his expertise in Diabetology, he completed a Post Graduate Program at John Hopkins University in the USA.
Determined to advance his knowledge in oncology, Dr. Jacob completed his DM in Medical Oncology from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, in 2018, alongside DrNB in Medical Oncology from the National Board of Examinations. His dedication to continuous learning led him to achieve the ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) examination certificate in September 2019. Furthermore, he obtained MRCP-SCE Medical Oncology (UK) in September 2021, a prestigious degree awarded by the Royal College of Physicians in the UK.
Dr. Jacob is well-versed in managing various medical procedures, including Lumbar Puncture, Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy, Liver and Renal Biopsy, Pleural & Ascitic Aspiration, Central Venous Line Implantation, Endotracheal Intubation, Mechanical Ventilation, and Dialysis Catheter Insertion.
Before joining Zulekha Hospital, Dr. Jacob held the position of Consultant Medical Oncologist at the American Oncology Institute for two years in Nagpur, Maharashtra, and an additional four months in Calicut, Kerala. He also served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Oncology at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Bangalore for nearly two years
With a strong educational background and extensive experience in the field of oncology, Dr. Roshan Koshy Jacob is recognised for his commitment to providing top-notch care to patients battling cancer. His passion for continuous improvement and dedication to the field make him a highly respected and sought-after oncologist in his area of expertise.