|-||Prof and Surgical Oncologist & Director –Asian Cancer Institute- Mumbai,|
|-||Bombay Hospital Professor Surgical Oncology M.Ch Teacher – Mumbai University, DNB Teacher, MCH & DNB examiner across India.|
|-||Lilavati Hospital Honorary Surgical Oncologist & Professor.|
|-||Principal investigator and co-investigator in multiple trials in Cancer Treatment in India and Abroad.|
|-||Fellowship for training in Cancer at The Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, U.S.A. (Specialized training in Thoracic Oncology * Critical Care), 1982-1983|
|-||Specialty in Thoracic Oncology & Breast Services at that Tata Memorial Hospital, Bombay, 1979-2003.|
i. Ex. Prof. & Surgeon, Head Dept. of Thoracic Oncology & Breast Services at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Bombay, 1985 till 1st September 2003.
|-||Fellowship to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, U.S.A 1982 in thoracic surgery critical care.|
|-||Special Fellowship at Cornell University, New York, U.S.A. (Specialised in Oesophageal Cancer Surgery) Dr. David Skinner 1991.|
|-||International Society of Diseases of “Oesophagus Fellowship for training in Oesophageal Cancer Surgery, Kurume University, Fakuoka, Japan (Oct.-Dec. 1991). Pioneer in starting 3 field esophagectomy in India.|
|-||Training in Robotic Cancer Surgery, Jeweish Hospital Seattle, USA in Esophageal Surgery 2012.|
|-||Fellow American College of Surgeons.|
|-||Fellow International College of Surgeons, Chicago, U.S.A.|
|-||Past President of Indian Society of Oncology, IASO.|
|-||Current President – Indian Breast Group.|
|-||Over 100 Publication in National and International PEER reviewed journals on varied subjects from Breast Cancer to Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Stenting, Laser, Endo- bronchial surgery.|
|-||Written Book on “Breast Cancer Management” published by BCFI 2013.|
Dr Ramesh Singh Bhandari is a consultant Hepato Pancreatic Biliary Liver Transplant and Gastrointestinal Surgeon working in capacity of Associate Professor of Surgery in Department of Surgery, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal. Dr Bhandari completed his MS General Surgery and MCh Surgical Gastroenterology from Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Nepal. In 2009, Dr Bhandari was awarded prestigious Rowan Nicks Scholarship from Royal Australasian College of Surgeon to undergo one-year fellowship in Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery in Melbourne. For his interest in developing liver transplant program in Nepal, Dr Bhandari then completed one more year of Hepato biliary pancreatic and Liver Transplant fellowship from Austin, Melbourne. Since his return, Dr Bhandari has been working tirelessly to develop HPB surgery in Nepal and subsequently develop liver transplant program in Nepal. Currently his major bulk of work includes Gastrointestinal Cancer surgery and all complex HPB surgeries including benign conditions. He has done significant publications both in National and International journals and has presented his work in large number of international scientific meetings. He has also been actively participating as a faculty of HPB and GI Surgery in various national and international scientific meeting.
Jay Mehta is a trained surgical pathologist with specialization in oncopathology. He post graduated from the renowned Tata memorial hospital, Mumbai. Currently he consults at SRL Diagnostics' Centre of Excellence in Histopathology at Mumbai. Besides Oncopathology in general, he has special interest in lymphomas, bone marrow pathology, GI tumors and soft tissue sarcomas. He is among a handful of people in India who practice diagnostic molecular pathology. His molecular pathology laboratory does a wide range of tests, including IgH & TCR gene rearrangement studies for lymphomas, assessment of various adult & Paediatric soft tissue sarcoma translocations & next generation sequencing analysis of EGFR for lung cancers, extended RAS RAF testing for colonic tumors & KIT resistance mutations.
Dr. Faisel Ikram
General and Laparoscopic Surgeon/Surgical Gastroenterologist
MBBS,FRCSI (Dublin),FCS (SA), Cert.Gastro (SA)
Dr.Faisel Ikram , currently working at The Mediclinic City hospi tal as Consultant General Surgeon/ Surgical Gastroenterologist with special interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery since 2009. Graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College,Punjab University in 1993. Obtained fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland in 1999 and College of Medicine , South Africa in 2003.
After completing his surgical training at Johannesburg General Hospital, he took up a consultant position at the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and a lecturer at the Wits Medical School, University of Witwatersrand. He completed his sub-speciality training and obtained Certificate of Surgical Gastroenterology in 2006. Thereafter continued to work as a Senior Consultant in his unit specialising in surgical oncology.
He has developed special interest in advanced endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery, mainly colorectal, esophagogastric & pancreatico-biliary surgery.
He has been actively involved in conducting training workshops in basic and advanced laparoscopy in South Africa.
Johannesburg General Hospital and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of Witwatersrand.
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons ,Ireland
Fellow of College of Surgeons , South Africa
Certificate in Surgical Gastroenterology, South Africa
Health Professional Council of South Africa
Dubai Healthcare City Council.
Advanced Laparoscopic Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal surgery, Laparoscopic pancreatico-biliary surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia surgery, Laparoscopic splenectomy and adrenalectomy.
Munita Bal is Professor of Pathology at the Tata Memorial Center in Mumbai, India, with special interest in Gastrointestinal and Head-Neck oncopathology and related molecular diagnostics. She did MD Pathology (2003) from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. Dr Bal has vast experience in the field of surgical oncopathology and has been working as a consultant in Tata Memorial Centre for more than a decade. She is actively involved in reporting of molecular diagnostics of GI malignancies, including KIT/PDGFRA for GIST, HER2 testing for gastric cancer, Extended RAS/ RAF testing for colonic tumors, work-up of Lynch syndrome. She has contributed to preparation of pathology synoptic reporting templates, evidence-based management algorithms for GI malignancies and is currently involved in the National guidelines on pancreatic cancer, hepatocellular cancers and neuroendocrine tumors. Dr Bal is in-charge of the academic program for the post-graduate students, oncopathology research fellows and trainees and member of the TMH academic committee. She has mentored many PG students, has been Examiner for MD Pathology final examinations, and has also prepared the curriculum for the proposed super-specialty oncopathology course. She has presented her research in various national and international conferences. Dr Bal has published in several national and international peer-reviewed journals and contributed to many book chapters. Dr Bal is on the editorial board of several oncology and gastrointestinal journals. She is Editor of the book: Grossing of Surgical Oncology Specimens: Tata Memorial Hospital, 2011 ISBN: 978-93-80251-11-0.