Doctors Profile

Professional Experience


  • Dr. Luis Jose De Souza has worked as Head, Department of Surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Chief of Gastro-Intestinal Service, Professor of Surgical Oncology.
  • He was also the Consultant Oncologist to Air India and Indian Airlines
  • Temporary Advisor Consultant Oncologist, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1984
  • Consultant Cancer Specialist to Governor of Maharashtra[August 1990]
  • Hon. Medical Director at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Mumbai in1991
  • Regional Co-ordinator for South East Asia of COPES Committee [UICC, Geneva], International Union Against Cancer, 1994.
  • Member in UICC Committee at Prevention & Detection of Cancer and Advisory Board, St. Elizabeth Hospital
  • Chairman, Ostomy Association of India.
  • Managing committee member, Indian Cancer Society.

Achievements

  • Founder of Shanti Avedna Ashram, India’s First Hospice through a registered public charity trust, for the continuing care of the advanced and terminal cancer patients with the main branch in Mumbai and branches in Goa and Delhi.
  • Indian Cancer Cell for Cancer Education in Schools,  founded in 1993, with the auspices of Tata Memorial Centre, UICC [International Union Against Cancer]  and Indian Cancer Society.
  • Padma Shri - by the President of India, 1992 (Appendix V ).
  • 9th Fr. Maschio Platinum Jubilee Humanitarian award February, 1992.
  • Public Award of the Rotary Club of Mumbai for April, 1992.
  • Vasantrao Naik Pratishtan Award, May 1992.
  • Suvidha Trust Award of Distinguished Public Service in Greater Mumbai, January 1993.
  • Felicitation Award by Indian Medical Association Mumbai Branch, July, 1992.
  • Hon. Membership, Citation and Award, Goa Hindu Association 1994.
  • Shri Ramniklal Kinariwal Cancer Research Award, Gujarat Cancer Society, May 1996.
  • Dr. Manoel Agostinho de Heredia Award for the Advancement of Medical Science and
  • Public Health,  December, 1996.
  • Diwaliben Mohanlal Mehta Award for Excellence in Social Work, Jan. 1998.
  • Old Campionites Association Award for Excellence, Feb. 1998.
  • Vasantrao Naik Pratishtan Award in recognition for services in Maharashtra, May 1998.
  • Vocational Excellence Award, Rotary Club of Bombay South, June1998
  • Scroll of Honour,Breast Cancer Conference, Nagpur,Feb 2000
  • Award of Honour,NATCON-ISO,Panchkula,2001
  • Appreciation Award for Services to Humanity, St.Elizabeth Hospital, Feb 2003.
  • Karmayogi Puraskar Award for 2009, Bombay Medical Aid Foundation 15.3.2009
  • Doctor’s Day Celebration Felicitation, I.M.A.Mumbai West. 8th July 2009
  • Appreciation Award,Catholic Medical Guild of St Luke,5th Sept.2009
  • Smt.Sarojben Jhaveri Memorial Oration, II ACRO Foundation Day,14th November 2009

Affiliations

  • Life Member of Association of  Surgeons of India [ASI].
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology [ISG]
  • Life Member of Society of Gastro-intestinal Endoscopy of India [ISGEI]
  • Life Member of Indian Association for Study of Liver Disease [INASIL]
  • Founder Member of Indian Society of Oncology [ISG]
  • Member of International Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association [HPB].
  • Chairman, Ostomy Association of India [OAI]
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association  [IMA]
  • Life Member of Christian Medical Association [CMAI]
  • Life Member of Association of Medical Consultants [Mumbai] [AMC]
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Palliative Care [IAPC]
  • Member, UICC Roll Of Honour 1996.
  • Life Member, Association of Colo-rectal Surgeons, 1997.

Research/Publications

  • Secretary of the Clinical Research Committee at the Tata Memorial Hospital for several years
  • Associated with several Clinical trials as Principal/Co-investigator  in Phase II/III trials at the Tata Memorial Hospital and the Shanti Avedna Sadan,Mumbai
  • More than seventy publications in the field of Oncology in national and  international journals.   [Appendix IA, IB]     
  • Production  of videos and films on surgical techniques eleven [Appendix II]
  • Associate Editor of Indian Journal of Cancer