EDUCATION & CAREER HISTORY

    MAX Cancer Centre, MAX Shalimar Bagh (November 2014 - Present)
  • Consultant Surgical Oncologist
  • Disease Management group Gynaec Oncology
    B.L.K Cancer Centre, B.L.K Superspeciality hospital (Feb 2013 – Nov 2014)
  • Consultant Surgical Oncology
  • Div. GI – Thoracic Oncology
  • Div. Minimally Invasive Oncology
  • Disease Management Group Gastro-Esophageal & Colo-rectal
    All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (2011 – 2013)
  • Senior Research Associate Dept. of Surgical Oncology, A.I.I.M.S
  • Took Education Leave for a Year to pursue fellowship in Laparoscopic and Robotic Oncology
    Galaxy Care Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery Institute Pune, Maharashtra (2011 – 2012)
  • Fellowship in Laparoscopic and Robotic Oncology
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (2008 – 2011)
  • Post Doctoral Residency in Surgical Oncology
  • RESEARCH PROJECT : Randomized study of Preoperative short course radiotherapy (25 Gy) Vs. preoperative Concurrent radiotherapy (45 Gy) and chemotherapy followed by Surgery in rectal cancer
    J. N Medical College, Belgaum. Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Bengaluru (2005 – 2008)
  • Mastery of Surgery (Residency): General Surgery
  • AWARDED : Gold Medal for the best outgoing candidate M.S General surgery in the year 2008 from the state of Karnataka, Rajiv Gandhi University and Health Sciences.
  • RESEARCH PROJECT : Randomized trial to test the efficacy of LLLT on chronic non-healing ulcers.
    Hindu Rao Hospital, New Delhi (2003 – 2004)
  • 1 year Rotatory Internship
    J. N Medical College, Belgaum. Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Bengaluru (1998 - 2003)
  • M.B.B.S
  • AWARDED:Gold Medal for the highest marks scored in Pharmacology in the year 2001 in Karnataka state, Rajiv Gandhi University Health Sciences.
  • AWARDED:Gold Medal for the highest marks scored in Internal Medicine in J.N Medical College in year 2003.

CLINICAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    B.L.K Superspeciality Hospital
  • Core member of the Committee responsible for creation and execution of Organ Based Oncology Services (Disease Management Group).
  • Started Laparoscopic Oncology Services under the supervision of Dr. Harit Chaturvedi and Dr. Rudra Prasad Acharya.
  • Conducted CME’s & Symposiums.
  • Performed First VATS Transthoracic Esophagectomy at MAX Cancer Center Shalimar Bagh
  • Started for the first time Minimally Invasive oncology Unit under supervision of Dr. Rudra Prasad Acharya
    MAX Cancer Center, MAX Superspeciality Hospital
  • Started for the first time Minimally Invasive oncology Unit under supervision of Dr. Rudra Prasad Acharya
  • Organ Based Oncology Services
  • Performed First VATS Transthoracic Esophagectomy at BLK.
  • Teaching programs for DNB DM Med Oncology candidates.

HONOURS AND AWARDS

    National Faculty for J and J in the field of Minimally Invasive Oncology.
  • Program deals with conducting live operative workshops in the field of Laparoscopic Oncology across India.
  • Mentoring Students (Surgical oncologists and General surgeons) in the field of Laparoscopic Surgical Oncology.
  • Proctorship programs
  • Did first Total Laparoscopic Anterior Pelvic Exenteration at Nepal, Recognized by the Urology society of Nepal.
  • Gold Medal for the highest marks scored in Pharmacology in the year 2001 in Karnataka state, Rajiv Gandhi University Health Sciences.
  • Gold Medal for the highest marks scored in Internal Medicine in J.N Medical College in year 2003.

DEVELOPMENT COURSES

  • Fellowship in Laparoscopy and Robotic Oncology at Galaxy care laparoscopy and Robotic surgery Institute - (2011 - 2012)
  • Colorectal training workshop at 11th Asian Endoscopic Task Force, Fuji, Japan. - (2012)
  • Course on Basic and advanced skills in Laparoscopic surgery at Minimally Invasive training center. All India Institute of Medical sciences, New Delhi. - (2010)
  • Course and Examination in Pain and Palliative care medicine. All India Institute of Medical Sciences. New Delhi - 2009
  • ATEP 7th Work Shop (Delegate) - 2015

CONFERENCES

    National conference of Surgical Society of Nepal , Chitwan , Nepal - 2016
  • Guest Lecture on VATS ESOPHAGECTOMY – EXTENDED RESECTIONS
    ACOS – HIPEC WORK SHOP - 2016
  • Panelist on Current issues on HIPEC in INDIA
    ACOS - 2016
  • Panel discussion on Neoadjuvant treatment in Rectal cancers
  • Invited Video lecture on VATS Esophagectomy
  • Video Award : Low anterior resection and Radical Hysterectomy
  • Moderator for panel discussion on Palliation of Unresectable esophageal cancers
    ASPCON , AIIMS PATNA - 2015
  • Role of Laparoscopy in Rectal Cancer Management
  • Gynaec Society of Punjab , Patel Hospital , Jalandhar - 2015
  • Conference on Tissue Hemostasis - 2015
    IAGES - 2015
  • Role of Minimally Access Surgery in GYN Malignancies.
  • Video Session: VATS Esophagectomy
  • VTECON - 3Consensus Guidelines on VTE Thrombo Prophylaxis in surgical oncology
  • Master class on Esophageal Diseases, SGRH - Feb 2015
  • Onco Meet: Panel on role of Hemostasis in SO - April 2015
    Delhi Oncology Forum - March 2015
  • Recent Advances and Controversies in Gastric cancer.
    Delhi Onco Forum - Dec 2014
  • Symposium on Role of Laparoscopy in Colo-Rectal Cancer.
    GROSS - 2014
  • Video Demonstration of Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection
  • Video Demonstration of Laparoscopic Right Hemi colectomy
    Surgical Society of Nepal National Annual conf. - 2014
  • Lecture on Minimally Invasive T.T.Esophagectomy in Prone position.
    Indian Cancer Congress - Dec 2013
  • Video Presentation on Lap. Low Anterior Resection
    RGCON - 2013
  • Video Presentation on Laparoscopic Radical Cholecystectomy
    SAARC ONCOLOGY SUMMIT, NEPAL - 2013
  • Lecture on Role of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Oncology
    SELSI-CON, A.I.I.M.S - 2012
  • As part of team in Live Operative workshop, demonstration of Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy.
    Hepatobiliary Week SGPGI, Lucknow - 2012
  • As part of team in Live Operative workshop for demonstration of Laparoscopic Whipple’s Procedure.
    VTECON – 1 - Nov 2012
  • Thromboprophylaxis in Minimally Invasive Surgical Oncology
    GROSS (Organizing Committee) - 2012
  • Master of Ceremony, Surgical Oncology Division
    Surgical Update, J.N.M.C Karnataka - 2013 & 2014
  • Lecture on Role Of MIS in Surgical Oncology

PUBLICATIONS

  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy in the Elderly - Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Dec/2013
  • Are we over treating neck in Buccal and Alveolo-buccal cancers: Experience from a tertiary cancer care center . Indian J Surg Oncol. 2012 Dec; 3(4): 272–275.
  • Management of central arch mandibular squamous cell carcinoma in a resource constrained population – challenges and solution. - Oral Oncology 07/2011 (IMPACT FACTOR 3.03)
  • Chylous fistula after axillary lymph node dissection: Incidence, Management and possible cause. - Clinical Breast cancer 05/2011 (IMPACT FACTOR 2.63)
  • Laparoscopic Supracolic Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Novel Technique for complete Uncinate Process Resection - HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY 06/2014 (IMPACT FACTOR 0.91)
  • Robot Assisted Low anterior resection in fifty-three consecutive patients: an Indian Experience. - Journal of Robotic Surgery 49 7(4) December 2012
  • Pulmonary Metastasectomy: Review of Experience at a tertiary cancer care center. -Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
  • Synchronous Colorectal Cancer with aplastic anemia: A case report. - Tropical Gastroenterology: Official Journal of Digestive Diseases Foundation.