Dr. Mishil Parikh is one of the best Musculoskeletal Oncologist (Ortho-Onco Surgeon) in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. Dr. Mishil is an Orthopaedic surgeon from Mumbai, who trained at Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai. Following his post-graduation, Dr. Mishil was trained at The Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Mumbai, for three years where he gained extensive experience and skill in the management of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors. Dr. Mishil also holds a Short-Fellowship from the University of Florida, USA. Dr. Parikh is the youngest Musculoskeletal Oncologist in the country and the 6th officially trained and certified Ortho-Onco Surgeon from Tata Memorial Hospital. Dr. Parikh has an experience of numerous surgeries for bone and soft tissue tumors. Dr. Parikh specializes in Needle biopsies for bone tumors which help in limb salvage surgeries. Dr. Mishil has vast experience in the management of all types of Malignant and Benign, Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, and Skeletal Metastases. Dr. Mishil is well versed with Limb Salvage techniques with the use of Mega prosthesis, Nail Cement Spacer, Biological Methods (ECRT, Allografts, Bone Transpositions). Dr. Mishil has a vast experience in treatment of Pathological fractures and Spinal Cord Compression due to metastasis.
Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai
Dr. Mishil Parikh has a vast experience of 12 years in the field of Musculoskeletal Oncology (Ortho-Onco Surgery)
Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) Indian Society of Oncologist (ISO) Indian Medical Association (IMA) Mumbai Oncology Association (MOA) Indian Association of Cancer Research (IACR)
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