Dr. P Jagannath is one of the best Surgical Oncologists in Mumbai with a vast experience of 35 years in his field.
S. L. Raheja Fortis Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai.
Dr P Jagannath graduated from Kurnool Medical College, SV University, India in 1978 with 10 medals. After postgraduate residency in General Surgery at JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research) he obtained MS (General Surgery) from University of Madras, India in 1982. Dr Jagannath joined Tata Memorial Hospital, largest Comprehensive Cancer Center in India in 1983. His primary interest is Gastrointestinal Oncology He was the Professor of Surgical Oncology & Chief, Gastrointestinal Service, Tata Memorial Centre till 2002. He then joined as Chairman, Surgical Oncology, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, rated among top ten multi specialty hospital in India. He was the earliest in India to specialize in the field of Liver tumors - resection and non-resectional therapies - including RF ablation; Gall Bladder cancer - epidemiology, multimodal treatment and surgery; Pancreatic resections; Sphincter conservation for rectal cancer. He has carried out maximum number of Whipple's operations and complex HPB oncologic surgeries in India with low mortality. Dr. Jagannath was instrumental in the growth of HPB surgery in India. He conducted international workshops in the field of HPB surgery in 1996. He initiated Indian Chapter of IHPB as its founder Secretary 2001- 2005 and President 2007 - 2009. He was President of Asian Pacific HPB Association(A-PHPBA) in 2011 - 2013.
Pioneer Cancer surgeon and started Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery in India in 1985. Maximum Number of Pancreatic Surgery (Whipple’s operations) in country. Well known for his technique in Liver surgery. Introduced advanced techniques of sphincter conservation, staplers in treatment of Gastrointestinal cancers. Hundreds of patients of all classes from all parts of India and abroad seek his surgical expertise. Established Indian Chapter of International Hepato Biliary Association (IHPBA) in 2000. Conducted an Epidemiological Survey of Cancer Gall Bladder in the Gangetic Basin in collaboration with International Institute of Population Sciences and paper published. Launched a Nonprofit Charitable trust “Crusade Against Cancer Foundation” in 2001. His social contributions are well known as detailed. Member of team performing the first Bone marrow transplantation in India. Largest experience in Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET) started Asia-Pacific NET Registry. Dr. Jagannath received ‘Swastha Bharat Samman’ Award as a well known cancer surgeon by Zee News and LIC on 9/3/2013 from the Union Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad. President IHPBA (International HepatoPancreato Biliary Association) in 2012 at the 10th World Congress of IHPBA – 1st Indian to be honored by election. Past President Asian Pacific HPBA (International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association) September 2011. Organizing Chairman, 8th World Congress of IHPBA. IHPBA 2008 was acclaimed as the best and the biggest World Congress of IHPBA to date and was attended by over 1600 delegates from 65 different countries. President of HPB training, Education, Research Foundation Established Indian Chapter of International Hepato Biliary Association (IHPBA) in 2000. Co-ordinator the first computerized hospital information system in the country. Appreciated by Shri Rajiv Gandhi in 1984
M.B.B.S. (S.V. University) Ten Gold Medals 1978. M.S. (Gen. Surg.) (Madras University) 1982. FICS- Fellow International College of Surgeons 1990. FIMSA - Fellow International Medical Sciences Academy 1991. FACS– Fellow American College of Surgeons 1998. FAMS– Fellow National Academy Medical Sciences (India) 2000. Dip. Hospital Administration – Nat. Inst. Health & FW 1999. FRCS (England) by Election 2010.
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Surgical oncology is the use of an operation to treat cancer, and a surgical oncologist is a doctor who has specialized training in treating cancer. Surgical oncologists not only treat cancer by removing tumors or other cancerous tissue but are also called in to diagnose cancer with a biopsy.
Surgical oncology procedures:
Though general surgeons are also trained to perform cancer-related surgeries, surgical oncologists are surgeons who have undergone additional specialty training in cancer surgery. Each surgical oncologist focuses on his or her clinical practice on the management of only one or two types of cancer, guaranteeing that patients receive a high degree of specialization and expertise.