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.



  • MBBS – Grant Medical College, Bombay University, Mumbai, 1970
  • MD – General Medicine – Grant Medical College, Mumbai, 1973
  • Fellowship – Indian College of Physicians, India
  • Fellowship – National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Fellowship – Medical Oncology – Yamagiwa Yoshida Memorial International Cancer Study Grant, International Union Against Cancer, 1986



  • Member – Indian Advisory Committee, Lady Tata Memorial Trust
  • Member – Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
  • Member – Indian Cancer Registry
  • Secretary – Indian Journal of Haematology and Blood Transfusion



  • 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



  • 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 Achievements

  • Dhanvantari Award
  • Nazli Gad-el-Mawla Award by The International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research
  • Padma Bhushan Award by Government of India
  • Padma Shree Award by Government of India
  • Rashtriyra Krantiveer Award, Ujjain
  • Lifetime Achievement in Oncology by Harvard Medical International
  • Dr B C Roy National Award by Medical Council of India


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