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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.