Dr. P Jagannath

Dr. Palepu Jagannath

Consultant – Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist, Gastric Oncologist- 33 Years of Experience

Doctor Profile

Dr P Jagannath is currently Chairman at Department of Surgical Oncology at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre and SL Raheja Hospital since 2002. He has been practicing for over 29 years and has been associated with Lilavati Hospitals for 19 years of his experience. Dr Jagannath completed his MBBS from Kurnool Medical College, SV University, India in 1978 and has won 10 medals throughout his course. After graduation, he undertook a postgraduate residency in General Surgery at JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research) and later went on to obtain MS (General Surgery) from University of Madras, India in 1982. Dr Jagannath was the first oncologist in India to specialize in the treatment of Liver tumors – resection and non-resectional therapies – including RF ablation, Gall Bladder cancer – epidemiology, multimodal treatment, and surgery; Pancreatic resections.


  • MBBS
  • MS
  • FACS
  • FAMS  1982
  • Fellowship – Royal College of Surgeons, England



  • Council Member – International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
  • President – President of Asia Pacific Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
  • Member – National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi



  • Surgical Oncology, Consultant- S L Raheja Fortis Hospital, Mahim , currently working
  • Surgical Oncology, Consultant- Lilavati Hospital, Bandra , currently working


Awards and Achievements

  • Member of team performing the first Bone marrow transplantation in India
  • Swastha Bharat Samman Award as a well known cancer surgeon by Zee News from the Union Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad
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