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Dr. Ramakant Deshpande

Dr. Ramakant Deshpande

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FICS, FAIS, DHA, Surgical Oncologist
  • Skills :
    Treatment of Lung Cancer, Thoracic Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Breast Cancer


  • Dr. Ramakant Deshpande is a highly skilled Surgical Oncologist and Oncologist in Mumbai, India.
  • Dr. Ramakant Deshpande has special interests are in the management of Thoracic Tumours [Lung and esophagus], Breast cancer, and Children’s Cancer. He has specialized in endoscopic surgery- particularly Thoracoscopy.
  • Senior of Robotic surgery at the Asian Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Ramakant Deshpande Established the Minimally Invasive method of Thoracoscopy
  • President of the Indian Society of Oncology – Director – Asian Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Ramakant Deshpande was Ex Tata Memorial Doctor
profile summary

Profile Summary

Academic Achievement.

Dr. R. Deshpande obtained his basic training in medicine and surgery from the Karnataka Medical College Hubli from Dharwad University and Surgical Training from the Country’s Premier Cancer Institute- Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai with a rank in Mumbai University for the MS examination.

Thereafter he was trained at the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center at New York as well as the Royal Marsden Cancer Center in London in danced Cancer Surgery techniques for short durations.

Advanced Training in Singapore

He also obtained advanced training in Thoracoscopic Surgery at the Singapore University Hospital.

He is the first Onco-Surgeon to start Thoracoscopy on the diagnostic and therapeutic basis in the country.

Pioneer for Thoracoscopic surgery in India

He has conducted thoracoscopic workshops for training Pulmonologists and Onco-surgeons in Mumbai and Bangalore. He set-up the thoracoscopy surgical program at the Kidwai Institute of Oncology at Bangalore in 1983 and at the Tata Memorial Hospital in 2000.

Pioneer for new techniques in India

He has successfully developed the surgeries for upper third esophageal cancers in India- a pioneering technique hitherto un-reported in world literature.

Invited as International Faculty

Dr. Ramakant Deshpande has been invited as guest speaker, participated in panel discussions, presentations, lectures, symposia in various international Cancer Conferences from 1990 till date.

Invited as National Faculty

He has also been invited to deliver lectures, participate in symposia, panel discussions in over a hundred national conferences till date from 1982 onwards. He has been organizing secretary for the National Oncologists conference in Bangalore.

doctor experience

Experience of Dr. Ramakant Deshpande

Dr. Ramakant Deshpande is a renowned Surgical Oncologist has more than 42 years of experience.

trainng and certification

Training and Certifications

  • MBBS – Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, (KIMS), 1976
  • MS – General Surgery – Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 1982
  • FICS – The International College of Surgeons, USA, 1992
  • Diploma in Health Administration – TATA Institute of Social Sciences, 1992
  • FAIS – Association of Spine Surgeons of India, 1994
awards and achievements

Awards and achievements

  • Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of Government of India – 2014
  • Lifetime Award of Service to Medical Fraternity- Critical Care Society – 2012
  • Vidhyadhiraj Award – 2016
  • Lifetime Achievement Award at the Indian National Critical Care Society Annual Meet at Jaipur 2014
  • Lifetime Achievement Award by Zee Maaza TV in 2019