Surgical Oncology

Center of Excellence

Surgical oncology involves treatment of cancer with a surgical procedure in which a surgeon removes the cancer from the patient’s body. The surgical oncology department has a team of qualified and trained surgical oncologists, each specialized for every part / system of the body that is prone to cancer, like uro-oncologist, breast oncologist, gastro-oncologist etc. All types of cancer surgeries are done as per international standard in the state-of-art operation theatres. The surgical team is backed by a well equipped postoperative intensive care unit for smooth recovery of all patients. The surgeons have a close liaison with the medical and radiation oncology department and work as a team. The patient and family members benefit from a strong social support group of volunteers attached to this institute.

Key Technology and Procedures

Types of Surgery:

  • Open Surgery:

    Open surgery is the regular surgery were in a regular incision is done at the site of operation and the procedure is carried out.

  • Key Hole Surgery (MIS):

    Minimally invasive surgery limits the size of surgical incisions needed so that the blood loss, wound healing time, associated pain and scarring, hospitalization time, risk of infection, and postsurgical complications are usually much less.
    Imaging techniques like arthroscopic or laparoscopic techniques and radiologists, surgeons are able to diagnose, identify internal features, and perform surgical procedures with very small incisions.

  • Robotic Surgery: Surgeries that would require cutting open of the areas too are treated with key hole surgeries using Robotic System. The common surgeries include, surgeries of GI tract, head and neck, gynec, prostrate, appendix.

    Robotic Surgery

Surgical sub - specialties for Oncology OR Surgical Oncology for different body parts
  • Head & Neck Oncology
  • Breast
  • Gastro-Intestinal & Colorectal Surgical Oncology
  • Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary (HPB) Surgical Oncology
  • Uro Oncology
  • Gynaecological Oncology
  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Opthal Oncology
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Dr. Saneya Pandrowala

Submitted by raisa on Mon, 09/11/2023 - 15:19

Dr. Saneya Pandrowala is skilled in preoperative planning, surgical management and post-operative care of complex cancer surgeries including breast, head and neck, thoracic, gynaecological, urooncological, HPB, stomach, colorectal malignancies and retroperitoneal tumours.

She is also well versed with the enhanced recovery pathway with adequate optimisation prior to major surgical procedure and interpreting radiological investigations including CECT, CEMRI and PETCT for decision making and planning.

Dr. Abhirup Banerjee

Submitted by sonam on Wed, 04/05/2023 - 10:12
  • After completing his MBBS and MS General Surgery in India, Dr. Banerjee continued training at other illustrious institutes (Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi and P. D. Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai), where he gained considerable experience in treating the entire spectrum of gastro-intestinal and hepato-biliary-pancreatic disorders. Following this, he moved abroad for further intensive training.
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Dr. Sampada Dessai

Submitted by admin on Thu, 02/10/2022 - 12:40


  • MBBS (2001- 2007) – Goa medical college
  • MD (OBG) (2007- 2010) – Goa Medical college
  • Fellowship Gyn Oncology (2010-2013) – Tata memorial Hospital Mumbai

Dr. Imran Shaikh

Submitted by admin on Wed, 02/09/2022 - 15:00

Dr. Imran shaikh is Consultant Gastro-intestinal surgeon at P. D. Hinduja Hospital & medical Research center, Mahim, Mumbai. His special area interest is Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery, GI Cancer surgery and Advance Minimal Access Surgery like Robotic and Laparoscopic surgery.

Dr. Rucha Kaushik

Submitted by admin on Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:20

Dr. Rucha is a dedicated, compassionate & skilled breast surgeon with more than 10 years of exclusive clinical and research experience in breast cancer field. She has done dedicated work in the field of Breast Surgery

Educational qualification:

  • MBBS from 1996 to 2002 from Govt. Medical College Nagpur
  • M.S (Gen Surgery) from 2003 to 20006 from Govt. Medical College Nagpur