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Top 10 Best Oncologists Of India

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Top 10 Best Oncologists in India

Here is a list of India’s top oncologists, all of whom have extensive experience in the field of oncology.

1. 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.
Dr. Suresh Advani is a leading oncologist in India with 49 years of experience.

  • 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 a 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. Ramakant Deshpande

2. Dr. Ramakant Deshpande

MBBS, MS – General Surgery, FICS, FAIS, DHA

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

  • Dr. Ramakant Deshpande is a highly skilled Surgical Oncologist and Oncologist in Mumbai, India.
  • His 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
  • Established the Minimally Invasive method of Thoracoscopy
  • President of the Indian Society of Oncology – Director – Asian Cancer Institute
  • Ex Tata Memorial Doctor

Dr. Rajan Shah

3. Dr. Rajan Shah

MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), MCh (Neurosurgery), Fellowship (Skull Bases surgery)

Dr. Rajan Shah is a well-known Neurosurgeon has 41 years of experience.

  • Dr. Rajan Shah is a well-known neurosurgeon with 41 years of experience.
  • Dr.  Rajan Shah has successfully treated over 8500 brain tumors with less than 1% mortality rate.
  • Dr. Shah has treated over 450 cases of cerebral aneurysms and over 100 cases of arteriovenous malformations.
  • Trigeminal neuralgia, spinal tumors, brain injuries, and strokes are among his special interests.

dr sanjay sharma surgical oncologist

4. Dr. Sanjay Sharma

M.B.B.S. (Surgery Medicine), M.S. (Gen, Surgery)

Dr. Sanjay Sharma is a Surgical Oncologist, with more than 40 years of experience.

  • Dr. Sanjay Sharma is a Gold Medallist in M.B.B.S. (Surgery Medicine) & M.S. (Gen, Surgery), Bhopal Medical College.
  • Dr. Sanjay Sharma is a Surgical Oncologist and has more than 40 years of experience.
  • He specializes in Breast cancers and Thoracic cancers, GI cancer, Lung cancer, and Stomach (esophagus) cancer

Dr. Anil D Cruz

5. Dr. Anil D Cruz

MBBS, MS – General Surgery, DNB – General Surgery, FRCS (Hon.)

Dr. Anil K Dcruz is a highly skilled Surgical Oncologist with more than 33 years of experience.

  • Dr. Anil K D’cruz is the top Oncologists in the country with a specialization in Head and Neck cancer.
  • Dr. Anil D’Cruz’s expertise in managing and treating issues such as Head & Neck Cancer, Cancer Screening (Preventive), Laparoscopic Surgery (Obs & Gyn), Oral cavity cancers, Laryngeal cancers, Thyroid, and parathyroid cancers, etc.
  • Dr. Anil K Dcruz has a long list of accomplishments under his belt. Dr. Dcruz is the President-Elect (2018-2020) and President (2020-2022) of the Union International for Cancer Control in Geneva.
  • Director – Oncology Apollo Hospitals, Mumbai, Chennai, and Delhi
  • Tata Memorial Hospital and Chief of Head Neck Services (Ex-Director)

Dr. Mehul Bhansali

6. Dr. Mehul Bhansali

MBBS, MS – General Surgery, DNB – General Surgery

Dr. Mehul Bhansali is a well-known surgical oncologist has 27+ years of experience.

  • Dr. Mehul Bhansali is an oncosurgeon with 27+ years of experience.
  • Expertise in the treatment of Head and Neck Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Gynecological Cancer, Breast Cancer
  • Dr. Mehul S Bhansali has received the S R Joglekar Gold Medal for Best scientific article for 1993 Ind. J Surgery, C V Menon Gold Medal for Best scientific article (where he co-authored) for 1994 Ind J Surgery, and Prof. K.P. Sinha/ Prof. P.S. Krishnan Award for the Best Paper published in Ind. J Clin Biochem in 1996.

Dr. Raghunath S K

7. Dr. Raghunath S K

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB (Urology)

Dr. Raghunath S.K is a renowned Uro-Oncologist with more than 21 years of experience.

  • Dr. Raghunath S.K is a renowned Uro-Oncologist with more than 21 years of experience.
  • Dr. Raghunath is the 1st uro-oncologist to establish the 1st dedicated uro-oncology department in South India.
  • Dr. Raghunath has conducted over 3000 uro-oncological surgeries and overall 4500 surgeries.
  • His areas of interest include robotic surgery and medical equipment innovations and designing.
  • Expertise in open and robotic radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer
  • Specialize in treating metastatic prostate cancer with Hormone therapy and Immunotherapy
  • Treating metastatic kidney cancers with targeted therapy and immunotherapy

Dr Nitesh Rohatgi

8. Dr. Nitesh Rohatgi

MBBS DNB MNAMS M Med. (Du ndee. UK), CCT (Leeds, UK), FRSM (London), MRCP (London)

Dr. Nitesh Rohatgi is a Medical Oncologist with more than 21 years of expertise.

  • Dr. Nitesh Rohatgi is renowed Medical Oncologist with more than 21 years of expertise.
  • Spicialise in Lung cancer treatment, Breast cancer treatment, Thyroid cancer treatment, Oral cancer treatment, and Chemotherapy.
  • He was previously working at the prestigious London Oncology Clinic (Leaders in Oncology Care), Harley Street, London.
  • He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (U.K Edinburgh) as well as the Royal Society of medicine.

Dr. Surender Kumar Dabas

9. Dr. Surender Kumar Dabas

MBBS, MS General Surgery, DNB-Surgical Oncology

Dr. Surender Kumar Dabas is a surgical oncologist with an experience of more than 19 years.

  • Dr. Surender Kumar Dabas is a surgical oncologist with an experience of more than 18 years.
  • He has done a maximum number of Robotic Head and Neck Surgery in Asia, awarded Gold Medal in Pathology, got the best oncology doctor award from Samita Mishra Memorial Foundation, and Chairman Appreciation Award.
  • Dr. Dabas is an International mentor of Robotic Surgery and a pioneer of Robotic Head and Neck Surgery in India.
  • He has numerous National and International publications under his name.
  • He holds expertise in the treatment of cancers related to the skull base, oral cavity, lungs, esophagus, thyroid, and mediastinum.
  • Dr. Kumar has a membership of the Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (IASO), International Guild of Robotic & Endoscopic Head – Neck Surgeons (IGREHNS), and Foundation of Head – Neck Oncology (FHNO).


10. Dr. Ritu Jain

M.B.B.S, M.D – Oncology

Dr. Ritu Jain is one of the best Medical Oncologists and Cancer specialists with experience of over 15 years in the field.

  • Dr. Ritu Jain manages all Haematological malignancies and Solid tumors.
  • Dr. Ritu Jain is responsible as a core team member of the transplant unit, more than 300 cases including auto and allogenic have been performed.
  • Our team has successfully transplanted patients with a variety of hematological disorders, including thalassemia, aplastic anemia, Sickle cell anemia, and Fanconi’s anemia, as well as malignant diseases such as leukemias, lymphomas, multiple myeloma, Neuroblastoma, Germ cell tumors, and sarcomas.
  • Dr. Ritu’s team conducted more than 300 bone marrow transplants till date including both autologous and allogeneic (sibling) transplants with good success rates.

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