Top 10 Breast Surgeons in India
1. Dr. Uma Krishnaswamy
- 30 yrs experience in India and United Kingdom
- I am the first surgeon in chennai, working in Apollo hospitals offering a comprehensive breast srevice: Surgery for benign disease and breast cancer, Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Prevention of Breast Cancer Support Group Activities.
MS, FRCSEd, FRCSEng, FFSTEd, FAIS, MA
2. Dr. Kanchan Kaur
Dr Kanchan Kaur has trained at breast specialist centres in London, New York and Paris. She has been involved in setting up the breast service at Medanta, which is one of it’s kind in India. The entire spectrum of breast disease management including benign and cancereous lumps is carried as per international established protocols. She is a regular contributor to the website emedicine.com and has been a tutor for surgical courses conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons of London. She is extensively involved in awareness campaigns on breast cancer.
|M.R.C.S. (Edn)||Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK||2005|
|M.S. (General Surgery)||Govt. Medical College, Jammu University||2004|
|M.B.B.S||Govt. Medical College, Jammu University||2000|
3. Dr. Geeta Kedayaprath
Dr. Geeta has over 21 years of experience as a surgeon and has 17 years of experience in surgical oncology. Breast Cancer is her area of interest. She has wide experience in performing the entire array of breast surgeries and has pioneered the establishment of sentinel lymph node biopsy and oncoplastic breast surgery as standard procedures in Max Hospital. She has spearheaded the formation of a Breast Support Group, a forum which extends ‘Care beyond cure’ to breast cancer patients twice a month. She has also done MCh Breast Oncoplasty Master class in collaboration with University of East Anglia, UK.
- MBBS- Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi 1991
- MS- Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi 1997
- FRCS-Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2001
4. Dr. Rajeev Agarwal
Dr. Rajeev Agarwal is a senior surgical oncologist and breast specialist who introduced the practice of surgical oncology and the concept of organ based specialization in oncology to Northern India. Besides specializing in breast conservation surgery, he specializes in sentinel node biopsy and breast reconstruction as well. Dr. Agarwal is also an inductee to the European Society of Medical Oncology.
|Fellowship(Surgical Oncology)||Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai||1986|
|Senior Resident(cancer Surgery)||Safdarjang Hospital, Delhi||1985|
|M. S.(Surgery)||GSVM Medical College, Kanpur UP||1982|
|M.B.B.S.||GSVM Medical College, Kanpur UP||1978|
5. Dr. Vedant Kabra
Dr. Vedant Kabra is Director of Surgical Oncology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon. He received Surgical Oncology training from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and National Cancer Centre, Singapore. Dr. Kabra has experience of over 12000 cancer surgeries and has successfully performed various complex oncosurgical procedures including Robotic Surgery for Cancer. He has been a faculty at various international and national conferences, has numerous papers and three book chapters to his credit apart from various awards for academic excellence.
Dr. Kabra is passionate about spreading cancer awareness through regular health talks, awareness drives and self examination camps. He is also spearheading the tobacco cessation movement – Voice of Tobacco Victims (VoTV) in Gurgaon and Haryana.
- MS, DNB, MRCS(Edin),MNAMS, FIAGES
6. Dr. Satish Rao
Dr Satish Rao heads the Department of Surgical Oncology at HCG Cancer Centre, Borivali, Mumbai. He has over 23 years of experience in Head, Neck & Breast Oncology surgeries. He has completed his M.S (General Surgery) from a reputed institute in Mumbai along with training in surgical oncology from a well-known cancer hospital.
Dr Rao has undergone advanced training in Head & Neck Oncology at Sloan Kettering Cancer centre, New York, USA. He has received specialized training in endoscopic laser surgery for head & neck cancer from the University of Kiel and University of Gottingen, Germany.
He has a vast experience in operating oral cancers, thyroid and parathyroid tumours.
He is also credited with performing a large number of laser surgery cases for Malignant and Pre-Malignant lesions in the oral cavity and larynx (i.e. Voice conservation surgeries).
Dr Rao has performed a large number of Breast conservation Surgeries including Lumpectomies. He has more than 25 publications and papers to his credit in International and National journals. Dr Rao has been in the executive committee of the Indian Association of Surgical Oncology, Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology and International College of Surgeons, Indian Section.
M.S (General Surgery)
7. Dr. Mahesh K. Bandemegal
Dr. Mahesh K. Bandemegal pursued his MS in General Surgery and his M.Ch. in Surgical Oncology from a prestigious medical institute in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He won university gold medal in MS (General Surgery) and M.Ch. (Oncosurgery). Dr Mahesh has worked as an Assistant Professor in Bangalore for 4 years and has done extensive work on Breast Conservative Surgeries, Breast Reconstructions, Sentinel Node Biopsies, Gynecological Malignancies like Primary Cytoreduction for CA Ovary, Peritonectomy and Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy.
His areas of special interest lies in Breast Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Head and Neck Cancers, Thoracic Cancers and Organ Preservation Surgeries. Dr Mahesh is a trained Surgical Oncologist, with expertise in treating all types of Head and Neck Cancers and Reconstructions, Lung Cacer and Oesophageal Cancers, with a special emphasis on organ preservation. Dr Mahesh also practices laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of Endometrial Cancer. He is part of a highly specialised team that works in organ preservation for Breast, Mandible, Larynx and Sphincter preservation for Low Rectal Cancers. Dr Bandemegal has developed a unique protocol for the treatment of Breast Cancer and is considered an asset to the organ preservation team.
MS (General Surgery) and M.Ch. (Oncosurgery)
8. Dr. K S Gopinath
Dr Gopinath is a Surgical Oncologist in the field of Head & Neck cancer. He specialised in Head & Neck services at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, as a Visiting Fellow, and MD Anderson Tumour Institute, Houston, Texas. He finished his Hon. FRCS from RCS Edinburgh, UK.
His main interests lie in breast cancer, head & neck cancer, oral and cervical cancer surgery. He is the recipient of the prestigious Padmashri Award for his excellent work in the field of cancer treatment from the Hon. President of India. He also received the Dr BC Roy National Award.
9. Dr.(COL) V.P. Singh
Dr Singh is a senior member of the Comprehensive, multidisciplinary state of art facility of Apollo Cancer Institute. After his Post graduation from KGMC, Lucknow, he has worked as a Consultant in Surgical Oncology at the malignant diseases treatment centers of large teaching hospitals of the Armed Forces for 18 years. He has been further trained at The Tata Memorial Hospitals, Mumbai and the Royal Marsden Hospital, London. He has been awarded an International Union againstCancer (UICC) fellowship at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney.
With voluntary retirement from services in year 2000, he carried over two decades of dedicated oncology experience to Batra Hospital and PSRI, New Delhi. With his joining of Apollo Cancer Institute, he has been able to utilize his expertise in major surgical resections of head and neck cancers, Gastro-intestinal and Lung cancers and organ preservation surgeries in breast, larynx and limbs.
MBBS, MS (Gen.Surg), FRCS (Glasgow)
10. Dr. Niranjan B. Naik
Dr. Niranjan B. Naik, Senior Consultant in Surgical Oncology is a well-known and recognized Onco-Surgeon of India. He has worked with the hospitals of national and international repute including All India Medical Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Apollo Cancer Institute and has a wealth of knowledge and surgical expertise which he has accumulated in a career spanning of more than 18 years till date.
He has performed more than 7000 cancer surgeries including Breast, Thoracic, Gastro-Intestinal & Hepatobilliary Surgeries with maximum success rate. He is also trained in Laparoscopic Cancer Surgeries.
M.B.B.S. – Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore
M.S. (General Surgery) – All India Medical Institute of Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
Onco Surgery – Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital (IRCH), AIIMS