TOP 10 Thoracic Surgical Oncologists in India

List of top 10 thoracic surgical oncologists in India is based on our research:

1. Dr. Sabyasachi Bal

Dr. S Bal is the Director of the department of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Surgical Oncology at Fortis, Vasant Kunj and Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon. Dr. Bal, is an alumnus of AIIMS, New Delhi and was, till 2005, an Additional Professor of Surgery and Consultant Thoracic Surgery and Chief of the Lung Cancer and other thoracic malignancies Clinic at his alma mater, the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi._x000D_ He is a former fellow of the internationally renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre at New York and a Senior Registrar at the Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital, London._x000D_ He has trained in Thoracic surgery in AIIMS, New Delhi and in the UK at the South West Regional Thoracic Surgery Unit at Bristol and at the Brompton Chest Hospital, London. He has been a clinical research fellow at University of Leicester, UK in Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Emphysema which he has pioneered in India._x000D_ Dr. Bal is also one of the pioneers in diagnostic and therapeutic thoracoscopic procedures and today, the department gets referrals from all over North, East and North-East India. He is a member of many surgical societies in India, USA, UK and Japan and has numerous peer reviewed scientific publications and awards to his credit including the Norman Tanner Best Paper Award (Royal Society of Medicine, UK), the Japanese Surgical Society Award in 1996 1997, the Varoon Mahajan Fellowship of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA, the Escorts Raj Nanda Pulmonary Fellowship to Glenfield Hospital, University of Leicester, UK and the Best Paper Award of the Indian Association of Surgical Oncology in 2002.

Qualification

MBBS, MS, DN, FRCS

Work Experience

30+ years

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2. Dr. Surender Kumar Dabas

Dr. Surender Dabas has about a decade of experience in treating cancers of head and neck region and thorax. His clinical focus is on treatment of cancers of oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, thyroid, parotid, skull base, esophagus, lungs and mediastinum. He has a vast experience in Robotic surgeries for Head & neck and thoracic malignancies and has performed the maximum number of Trans-oral Robotic surgeries for Oropharyngeal and laryngeal malignancies in Asia. He is a Proctor for establishing Trans Oral Robotic Surgery program in India and has been actively involved in teaching robotic surgery to Surgeons across the country. He has done about 8000 head-neck and thoracic cancer surgeries till date. He has numerous national and international publications to his credit.

Qualification

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB (Surgical Oncology)

Work Experience

25+ years

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3. Dr. Ashish Goel

  • Training in VATS and Robotic Surgery in Thoracic Oncology from Samsung Medical Centre Seoul, Korea.
  • Training in VATS and Robotic Surgery in Thoracic Oncology from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA.
  • Training in Robotic Surgery on da Vinci SI Robotic Surgery System from Vattikutti Technologies (under the aegis of Intuitive Surgicals Inc USA).
  • Training in Head and Neck Oncology & LASER Surgery from Department of Head & Neck Surgery, University of Brescia, Italy.
  • Training in Peritoneal Surface Surgery, CRS and HIPEC from Department of Surgical Oncology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Qualification

  • MBBS
  • MS (Surgery)
  • DNB (Surgical Oncology)

Work Experience

22+ years

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4. Dr. Narendra Agarwal

Dr Narendra Agarwal is a Consultant Thoracic and Robotic Surgeon, he specializes in VATS, Uniportal VATS, and Robotic Surgery. He comes with wide international training from National University Health, Singapore, Robotic Thoracic Surgical Training from the University of Alabama, USA, Uniportal VATS Training from Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Shanghai. He has worked previously in Medanta the Medicity, Gurgaon, Apollo Hospital, Delhi and Safdarjung Hospital and VMMC Medical College. He has many international and national presentations and publications. His work includes vats decortication, empyema, haemothorax, mediastinal masses, lung resections, lung biopsy and metastasectomy.

Qualification

  • MBBS JJM Medical College Davangere
  • MS General Surgery DY Patil Educational Enterprises, Mumbai
  • FCPS General Surgery, Mumbai

Work Experience

18+ years

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5. Dr. Ali Zamir Khan

  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Endobronchial Surgery

Qualification

MBBS, MS, FRCS

 

Work Experience

18+ years

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6. Dr. Aravind Ramkumar

Dr.Aravind Ramkumar is an experienced Cancer Surgeon and serves as a Senior Consultant in Surgical Oncology at Columbia Asia Hospitals, Bangalore. He completed his MBBS from Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Chidambaram. He is the recepient of over 10 awards during his MBBS. Amongst that he was awarded the prestigious Dr. S G Rajarathinam award for best outgoing student in overall performance in the state of Tamil Nadu. He also received the Pfizer award for outstanding performance in the final examninations for the degree of MBBS conducted by Annamalai University.He pursued Post Graduation in General Surgery at Railway Hospital, Chennai and won the Dr. B Ramamurthy Gold Medal for the Final examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations. He also completed the course and examinations for the MRCS Edinburgh.After working as a registrar, he secured admission to the Mch Surgical Oncology course in Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai and was awarded the Prof. M Snehalatha Endowmwment Gold Medal for best performance in the Mch examination conducted by the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University in August 2007.He partook training in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at Cachar Cancer Institute, Assam and briefly worked for a Mission Hospital in his hometown, Tiruchirappalli. He seized the oppurtunity to help establish a Department of Surgical Oncology at JIPMER, Puducherry and served initially as Assistant and later as Associate Professor there. He was involved in PG teaching,research projects and clinical work at JIPMER. During his tenure, he undertook a six month certified training in Thoracic Surgical Oncology at the prestigious Tata memorial Hospital, Mumbai and also undertaken courses in Microvascular Surgery , Head and Neck Reconstruction and Minimal Access Surgery.Since July 2014, he serves as a Consultant in Surgical Oncology at Columbia Asia Hospital, Bangalore as part of the Saptagiri Group for Specialty Surgery.He has experience in most cancer surgeries and a special interest in Minimally Invasive Surgery for Cancer, Sentinel Node Biopsy, Peritonectomy and HIPEC for advanced abdominal cancer, Multimodality management of Esophageal cancer, and microvascular reconstruction.

Qualification

MBBS, DNB (General surgery), MRCS Edinbrough., Mch (Surgical Oncology), FMAS, Certified Training in Thoracic Surgical Oncology

 

Work Experience

20+ years

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7. Dr. Mahesh 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.

Qualification

MS (General Surgery) and M.Ch. (Oncosurgery)

 

Work Experience

20+ years

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8. Dr. Durgatosh Pandey

 

Dr. Durgatosh Pandey is a Renowned Surgical Oncologist  has an experience of 25 years in this field. He completed MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 1995, MS – General Surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 1999 and M.Ch – Surgical Oncology from Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai in 2004.

Followships

  • Surgical Fellow, Hepatobiliary Surgery Et Liver Transplantation, 2006-07 (Singapore)Visiting Fellow, Video
  • Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) a Robotic Thoracic Surgery, 2015 (USA)

QUALIFICATIONS

MS, DNB, M.ch, M.Ch. (Surgical Oncology) Cancer Institute WIA Chennai, The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University.

Work Experience

25+ years

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9. Dr. Shishir Shetty

Dr. Shishir Shetty, M.B.B.S, M.S, M.Ch – Surgical Oncology is a Consultant, Surgical Oncology at Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai as. He has more than 14 years of experience in Surgical Oncology and has performed more than 7000 Cancer Surgeries.

Dr. Shetty has been associated with various leading hospitals in Maharashtra and has worked as the Head of Department for Surgical Oncology in reputed hospitals.

Qualification

M.B.B.S, M.S, M.Ch – Surgical Oncology

 

Work Experience

18+ years

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10. 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.

Qualification

MS, DNB, MRCS(Edin),MNAMS, FIAGES

 

Work Experience

25+ years

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