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Dr. Manoj Reddy

Radiation Oncology
Plano, TX
25 years experience male

Locations

North Dallas Radiation Oncology

Plano, TX

Address

5948 W. Parker Rd, Plano, TX
Directions

Office

Plano, TX

About

Bio

Dr. Manoj Reddy is a board certified radiation oncologist with over a decade of academic and clinical experience. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, and completed residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch where was named Chief Resident my final year. He has previously served as Assistant Professor and Director of the Radiation Oncology Residency Training program at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He is currently in private practice in the North Dallas/Plano area. The diagnosis of cancer is difficult fraught with uncertainties and difficult decisions. Dr. Reddy's goal as an oncologist is to empower his patients and their family with knowledge. He spends time listening with a non-hurried approach. Often consultations can take two hours. Dr. Reddy's practice is based on a patient centered and evidence based approach, combining patient and family education, support, and respect for the patient's individual needs with the highest standard of care and state-of-the-art technology. Dr. Reddy assists with initial testing, staging, and putting together a top notch multidisciplinary oncology team. DR. Reddy's office strives to provide the best service with rapid consultations to no waiting time. Please call for an urgent appointment

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Radiation Oncology

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

109 Answers
79 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Yes: Generally, we recommend maintaining activity during radiation therapy. Fatigue is a common complaint with radiation, active patients tend to do bette... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Surgery: Verrucous carcinoma is a subtype of squamous cell carcinoma, usually low grade, involving oral cavity, anogenital, skin (plantar foot). Surgical resec... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Yes and no: External radiation is safe and there is no danger of exposing others. However, there is a danger of exposing others with certain types of internal rad... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Cyst vs solid mass: A breast ultrasound is used to distinguish whether a breast lump is fluid-filled or solid. If its fluid-filled its a breast cyst. A solid-appearing ma... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Consult surg onc: The primary treatment for sarcoma in general is surgery. It is most important that you consult with a surgical oncologist specialized in sarcoma manag... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Too general: More history is required along with family history to assist. This symptom alone is not a sign. Best regards.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
10lbs or > 5%: Unexplained weight with cancer is defined as unintentional weight loss exceeding 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) or more, or weight loss of more than 5 perc... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Donate time & money: Donate to your local pediatric cancer hospital, st jude's children's hospital, american cancer society, ronald mcdonald house. Volunteer your time at ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
No: No. It is at times difficult to differentiate inflammation/infection from a malignancy on ct. Pet/ct may more helpful where there is suspicion. Howev... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Lymphoma: Lymphoma is a type of cancer that occurs when white blood cells (lymphocytes) behave irregularly. Abnorma lymphocytes may divide more frequently and c... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Tobacco ETOH: Risk factors for devoloping oral cavity (gum, mandible, tongue, cheek, lip, hard palate) cancer include tobacco (cigarette or chewing), excessive alc... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Unlikely: Breast pain, mastalgia, is an unlikely sign of breast cancer. It may be cyclical and related to hormones. Consult your primary care.
A female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Small cell lung : Small cell lung cancer is divided into two stages limited and extensive stage. Limited stage is confined to a hemithorax, mediastinum, or supraclavicu... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Pap test: Cervical cancer is highly preventable and treatable at early stages. The pap test (smear) is recommended for all females between thes of 21 and 65 ge... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Further testing: Difficult to assess without further details of history and physical. Consult with your primary care. Further questions include weight loss? Rectal/vag... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Discuss fear: It appears that you have a high degree of anxiety related to cancer diagnosis. It may be worthwhile to take time to discuss this with someone. If your... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
More details: Acute symptoms from pelvic radiation therapy include bladder irritability and inflammation maybe that's what your physician was explaining to you.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
"Nodule": A solid mass or nodule however it is difficult to define benign vs malignant. Pet/ct may more helpful where there is suspicion. However, this may als... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Unlikely: Prostate biopsy secondary to elevated psa is usually what leads to the diagnosis. Prostate nodule on digital rectal exam (dre) is another method. Unle... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Testicular pain: Go see your family physician. It's important to evaluate for testicular torsion, a surgical emergency, with sudden onset. Gradual pain can be caused b... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Possible but unusual: Most likely lower esophageal adenocarcinoma is caused by gerd, which changes the lining of the lower esophagus into that of the stomach (barrett's) wh... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Extremely rare: Based on american cancer society statistics, the median age of diagnosis is 72. Risk increases with age - 10% from age 45 to 54, 18% 55 to 64, 28% 65 ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Wait for results: Irregular menstrual/vaginal bleeding alone is not diagnostic for cervical cancer. Would await results of pap smear. Did your gynecologist notice anyt... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Unlikely cancer: It is fairly common in your age group to present with a "breast lump." the most common causes are benign - fibroadenoma or cyst. Breast cancer is extr... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Work up : Work-up for a testicular mass would include history, physical, labs- afp, bhcg, ldh, chemistry, chest x-ray, and testicular ultrasound. Further treat... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Unlikely but: At your age, penile cancer is highly unlikely but would suggest you to see your primary care with possible referral to urology.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
No... : On the contrary, lack of exercise may be a risk factor. Other risk factors include your age, race, genetics, and family history. Prostate cancer is mo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Local and systemic: Local treatments include surgery and radiation therapy. Systemic treatments include chemotherapeutic agents, hormonal therapy, and targeted molecular ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Older men: Penile cancer is a rare disease in the us and developed countries, and tends to be a disease of older men. The incidence of penile cancer is rare befo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
NSCLC treatment: The treatments mentioned are non-conventional. Standard treatment is based on stage, operability (due to stage or medical condition), performance stat... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
History: Agree with above answer. Hodgkin's lymphoma is named after sir thomas hodgkin, a british pathologist who first described abnormalities in the lymph s... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Yes: Men with klinefelter's syndrome (xxy) have lower levels of androgens and higher levels of estrogen. As a result, these patients may develop breast tis... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Incidence: Childhood rhabdomyosarcoma "accounts for 3.5% of cancer among children aged 0 to 14 years, 2% of the cases among adolescents and young adults aged 15... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Share risk factors?: Studies show that pancreatic, colorectal, breast, hepatobiliary, bladder, and endometrial cancers occur more frequently in people with diabetes type 2... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Bone tumor: Abnormal growth of cells within a bone. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002210/.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Highly unlikely: In most cases, breast tenderness and pain, mastalgia, signals a noncancerous (benign) breast condition. Breast pain is rarely associated with breast c... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Infection?: Most likely cause of swollen tonsils is an infection- tonsillitis. Unlikely tonsillar cancer. Best to go see your primary care and let them determine ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Don't smoke: Tobacco is a risk factor for many cancer types.So don't smoke. Additionally, some would argue maintaining a diet rush in vegetables and low in red mea... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Breast irradiation: Radiation therapy is used for localized breast cancer. Radiation alone is not a curative treatment for breast cancer. In breast cancer, it is used as ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Screening; family hx: Guidelines for prostate cancer screening are controversial. The acs recommends that men at high risk, aa ; with 1st degree relatives diagnosed earlie... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Maybe Bladder: Human papillomavirus 16 and 18 infection are associated with cervical cancer. Oropharyngeal cancer and anal cancer can also be caused by hpv. A recen... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Rec Follow-Up: Difficult to provide advice on your case. However, general recommendations on follow up after treatment for hodgkin's lymphoma are provided on nccn.Or... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Review options: Take time to review your options. Treatment options are based on risk category - low vs intermediate vs high vs metaatatic. Options include observatio... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Stage dependent: The prognosis for renal cell carcinoma depends on stage, histological grade, type of treatment received, and the patient's overall performance status.... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Rare: Penile cancer is a rare diagnosis in the United States.In most cases, the first sign of penile cancer is a change in the skin of the penis. The skin m... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
GBM therapy: Best know exact tumor type. By aggressive brain tumor I am presuming you mean a primary brain tumor known as glioblastoma multiforme(gbm). Treatment i... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Radiation therapy: External radiation therapy is the use of x-rays to treat cancer. Why use radiation for cancer? Radiation has been used for cancer treatment since the ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Enlarged neck nodes: Swollen lymph nodes are mostly due to benign conditions infections and inflammation, but can also be caused by malignancy - either primary lymphoma o... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Screening Prostate : A good source for recommendations regarding screening is the american cancer society, cancer.Org. Guidelines for prostate cancer screening are controv... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Reddy
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
ADT prostate: Agree with side effects per dr. Tillet. Treatment of prostate cancer depends on risk category and stage. Androgen deprivation therapy (adt) is used fo... Read More

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Apr 7, 2013
Excellent, smart physician.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Reddy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Reddy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your help, I commend you for the help you are providing!
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bone cancer from breast cancer and his doctor give her only hermone
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Thank you! My question is resubmitted as it was incomplete

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Baylor College of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH GAL

Awards

Patient's Choice Award 2012
Thought Leader, Third Place, Dallas, TX - Winter
2013
Top Radiation Oncologist , First Place, Texas - Winter
2013
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