Dr. Suresh Advani

Dr. Suresh Advani

MBBS, MD – General Medicine, Fellowship
Director – Medical Oncology

Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist, Oncologist- 43 Years of Experience

Doctor Profile

The Director of the department of Medical Oncology at Jaslok Hospital, Chairman of S L Raheja Hospital and Nanavati Hospital, Dr. Suresh Advani has over 35 years of rich experience in his field. Dr. Suresh Advani is a renowned Mumbai-based Oncologist and pioneered stem cell transplantation in the city of Mumbai along with the rest of India. Dr. Advani is the first Oncologist of the country who successfully transplanted bone marrow into a nine-year-old girl down with myeloid leukemia from her brother. He has always been the man of willpower, diagnosed with poliomyelitis at an early age, Dr. Suresh Advani had never let this come in the way of his medical journey. He obtained the MBBS and MD Medicine degrees from Grant Medical College, Mumbai and then served as Medical Oncologist at Tata Memorial Hospital for many years.

Education

  • MBBS
  • MD (General Medicine)
  • FICP
  • FNAMS
  • Fellow (Medical Oncology)

Membership

  • Indian Society of Oncology (ISO)
  • Medical and Pediatric Oncology Society
  • Secretary, Indian Journal of Haematology and Blood Transfusion

 

Training

  • Training – Medical Oncology – Royal Marsden Hospital, London
  • Training – Bone Marrow Transplantation Procedure and Medical Oncology – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, Seattle, Washington, USA, 1981
  • Training – International Cancer Research Technology Transfer – International Union Against Cancer, 1981

 

Experience

  • Medical Oncology, Director- Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai , currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Senior Consultant- S L Raheja Hospital, Mahim , currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Consultant- Nanavati Hospital, Vile Parle , currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Consultant- Sushrut Hospital, Mumbai
  • Medical Oncology, Senior Consultant – Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai , currently working

Awards and Achievement

  • Pioneered bone-marrow transplant for leukaemia
  • Lifetime Achievement in Oncology by Haward Medical International
  • Dr. B.C. Roy Award
  • Padma Shri Award
  • Padma Bhushan Award
  • Dhanvantari Award

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