Dr Shankar Siva

Prof Shankar Siva

Radiation Oncologist
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Prof Shankar Siva is a highly experienced, compassionate radiation oncologist, committed to achieving the best possible outcome for his patients. He has a strong focus on implementing advanced radiation therapy techniques within personalised treatment plans for patients in his care.


Prof Shankar Siva is a radiation oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Richmond, Freemasons, Moreland and Mulgrave. He completed his PhD with the Molecular Radiation Biology at the internationally renowned Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, focusing on translational investigations in precision high-dose lung radiation therapy.

Prof Siva is an international leader in high-technology radiation therapy delivery, in particular stereotactic ablative body radiation therapy (SABR). He has over 150 peer reviewed manuscript publications including the first original research from Australia on the use of SABR. A/Prof Siva has been recognised by his peers with over 20 prizes for research in the field of oncology.

Prof Siva leads multiple clinical trials in the treatment of lung cancers and urological cancers, and is chair of multiple TransTasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG) studies in the fields of oligometastases, lung, spine and kidney cancers. Amongst other leadership roles, he is board director of the Radiosurgery Society (RSS), co-chair of the TROG Genitourinary Group and is on the scientific advisory committee (SAC) of the Thoracic Oncology Group of Australasia (TOGA).

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
  • Radiosurgery Society (RSS)
  • Stereotactic Group of Australasia (SIGA)
  • Thoracic Oncology Group of Australasia (TOGA) scientific advisory committee
  • Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)
  • ┬áTROG Genitourinary Group

Special Interests

Prof Shankar Siva accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:
  • Genitourinary cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Stereotactic radiation therapy

Icon Locations

Epworth Richmond View centre
Epworth Freemasons View centre
Moreland View centre
Mulgrave View centre
Holmesglen View centre

Visiting Locations

  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre


  • Please click here to view Prof Shankar Siva’s peer reviewed publications.