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Dr. Suresh Advani

Dr. Suresh Advani

MBBS, MD - Oncology, F.I.C.P., F.N.A.M.S., U.I.C.C., I.R.C.E.T.T. , Medical Oncologist
  • Skills :
    Specialize in Bone marrow and Stem cell transplant, Lymphomas ,Acute leukemias, Multiple myeloma, Breast Cancer, Spreading Cancer awareness and Cancer education, Clinical Trials
highlights

Highlights

  • Dr. Suresh H. Advani is India’s leading medical, pediatric oncologist, and heamato-oncologist.
  • Dr. Suresh is known to be the first oncologist in India to have successfully done a bone-marrow transplant.
  • He has been honored with the highest civilian awards of India, namely the Padma Bhushan Award in 2012 and Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2002.
  • He is also recipient of the Dhanvantari Award in 2002, Dr. B. C. Roy National Award by Medical Council of India in 2005, Rashtriya Krantiveer Award, Ujjain in 2014, and awarded Lifetime Achievement in Oncology by Harvard Medical International in 2005.
  • He successfully transplanted bone marrow into a nine-year-old girl suffering from Myeloid Leukemia.
  • Dr. Advani was part of clinical trials to help children with lymphoblastic leukemia and was conducted on 1,200 patients.
  • He gained experience in the field of BMT from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, and worked with Dr. E Donnall Thomas, known as the father of BMT, who won the Nobel Prize in medicine in 1990.
  • He is a member of the Indian Society of Oncology (ISO), Medical and Pediatric Oncology Society and Secretary, Indian Journal of Haematology and Blood Transfusion.
  • He holds expertise in Lymphomas, Bone marrow transplants, Acute Leukemia, Multiple myeloma, Breast Cancer, et al.
profile summary

Profile Summary

Dr. Suresh Advani has a special interest in Medical Oncology/Hematology and the medical interactions with other clinical branches and basic sciences. He is very interested in the field of developmental therapeutics and clinical research. This has integrated projects involving all the branches of clinical oncology as well as basic research. He also has an interest in biological therapeutics targeting various molecular targets on cancer cells. He has been a pioneer in establishing Bone Marrow Transplantation in India.

He is the recipient of the PADMA SHRI and PADMA BHUSHAN awards from the Government of India and the Dhanvantari Award for outstanding contributions to Medicine, Lifetime Achievement in Oncology in 2005.

doctor experience

Experience

Dr. Suresh Advani is a leading oncologist in India with 49 years of experience.

trainng and certification

Training and Certifications

  • MBBS – Grand Medical College & Sir J.J Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, 1970
  • DM – Oncology – Grand Medical College & Sir J.J Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, 1973
  • FICP
  • MNAMS
  • FNAMS
  • International Cancer Research Technology Transfer (ICRETT) by the International Union Against Cancer and visited the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, Seattle, Washington, USA to have experience in the bone marrow transplantation procedure and medical oncology, for 4 weeks in June 1981.
  • Fellowship of Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial International Cancer Study Grant of the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), 1986.
awards and achievements

Awards and Achievements

  • Padma Shri Award by Government of India – 2002
  • Dhanvantari Award for outstanding contributions to medicine – 2002
  • Dr. BC Roy National Award by Medical Council of India – 2005
  • Lifetime Achievement Award in Oncology by Harvard Medical International – 2005
  • Padma Bhushan Award – 2012
  • Rashtriyra Krantiveer Award, Ujjain – 2014
  • Suresh H Advani is the first oncologist in India who successfully performed a bone marrow transplant in India.
  • Chief of Cancer Department in Tata Memorial Hospital from 1974
expertise

Expertise in Disease/Treatment

language

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
publications-icon

Publications

  • Dr. Suresh Advani is active in medical and academic research and has over 650 publications.
membership

Memberships

  • Indian Society of Oncology (ISO)
  • Medical and Pediatric Oncology Society
  • Secretary, Indian Journal of Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Association of Physicians of India
  • Indian Journal of Haematology & Blood Transfusion
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
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