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Physicians call:1.800.332.8901
Patients call:1.800.275.6401

This physician sees patients at the following locations:

Hematology Oncology Knapper Clinic Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822

Rajiv Prasanna Panikkar, MD
Director, Medical Oncology, Geisinger Medical Center

Practicing Specialties:

  • Hematology, Board Certified, 2008
  • Medical Oncology, Board Certified, 2008
  • Cancer


  • Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine 2001


  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System 2004


  • Fox Chase Cancer Center 2008

Clinical Interests:

Solid tumor cases, lung cancer, head and neck cance.

Dr. Panikkar specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and management of cancer. Through Geisinger’s unique multi-disciplinary approach, Dr. Panikkar offers patients a comprehensive treatment plan based on the knowledge of an entire team of cancer experts. He has special interest in caring for patients with lung cancer and head and neck cancer.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Geisinger Medical Center
  • Geisinger Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center