Doctors Profile

Area Of Interest


Cancer Surgery  & Cancer Research with particular focus on molecular biology of cancer and the translation of recent advances from the laboratory to clinical practice.

Professional Experience

  • M.D.   University of London, U.K. Feb 2001
  • F.R.C.S.   Glasgow  1999
  • Diplomate of the National Board, New Delhi, General Surgery, 1988
  • Master of Surgery, University of Bombay, 1987
  • M.B.B.S., University of Bombay, 1983. Grant Medical College

Achievements

  • Ranked 3rd in the Master of Surgery examination held by the University of Bombay in 1987.
  • "Young Scientist Award" at the Sixth Biennial National Cancer Congress of the Indian Society of Oncology, February 1994, Calcutta, for the paper "Pharyngoesophageal segment manometry: its role in determining post-laryngectomy speech."
  • ICRETT International Cancer Fellowship (UICC) (Nov-Dec 1994): Project: "Carbon dioxide laser in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal tumours" under the supervision of Professor W. Steiner (Germany).
  • Imperial Cancer Research Fund, U.K., Clinical Research Fellowship, 1 Nov 95 - 31 Oct 96.
  • Breast Cancer Campaign Fellowship, U.K. Nov 96 - 31 Oct 99.
  • Awarded “ Fellow of the International College of Surgeons”, Indian Chapter, 2001.
  • “Outstanding Paper Award” at the XVI th Joint Congress of Asia & Pacific Federations & 51st Annual Conference of the International College of Surgeons, November 2005, Mumbai, for the paper “ Familial Medullary Thyroid Cancer and the RET proto-oncogene”.