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Fortis Specialist Doctors
DR. BRIG. A.K. DHAR
Director, Medical Oncology

Previous Experience

  • Medical Oncologist since 1994 after completing two years post Doctoral training from Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai.
  • Worked as Consultant Medical Oncology for 12 years at Command Hospital - Pune, AFMC Pune and Command Hospital, Kolkata .
  • Joined Army Hospital (R&R), Delhi Cantt as Head of Oncology Centre in 2006.
  • Bone marrow transplant Physician since 1994 and headed the BMT Unit at Army Hospital (R&R).
  • Performed first autologous transplant in Indian History.
  • Experience of treating more than thirty thousand patients of solid and hematological malignancies.
  • Approximately seventy Bone Marrow transplants of both autologous and allogenic type.

Education and Fellowships

  • MBBS – KG’s Medical College, Lucknow
  • MD, Internal Medicine – KG’s Medical College, Lucknow
  • Post Doctoral Training in Medical Oncology 1992-1994, TMH Mumbai (Trained in Bone Marrow Transplantation)

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Medical Journal Armed Forces India (MJAFI)

Awards & Honors

  • GOC-IN-C Commendation on three occasions 1997, 2004 and 2006 for dedication to duty and distinguished service.
  • Presidential Award - VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL in 2010 for establishment of BMT unit & state of the art Day Care Centre at Army Hospital (R&R), Delhi Cantt.

Specialty Interests

  • Bone Marrow transplant in malignant disorders.
  • Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia.

Research and  Publications

Total eighteen publications in national and international journals. These include review articles, case reports, original papers on solid and hematological malignancies. The articles on Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia, Management of metastatic Renal cell carcinoma and autologous transplant in Lymphomas are under publication.

Expertise

  • Vast experience (Approximately 28 years) in handling of various types of medical cases independently.
  • Experience of working in most adverse field conditions like desserts and high altitude
  • Specialisation in treating cancer patients for last 17 years.
  • Establishing new Cancer Centers.
  • Successfully establishing and functioning of Bone Marrow Transplant Units.
  • Sincerity and dedication to cause.
Dr. HEMANT SHARMA
Senior Consultant, Orthopaedics
Dr.Hemant Sharma is a prominent name in the field of Orthopaedics. He has a rich experience of 15 years in this field. He has been associated with Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, Morriston General Hospital, Swansea, University Hospital of Wales, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, UK. His last assignment was with University Hospital Llandough, Cardiff as a Senior Fellow, Lower Limb Arthoplasty. Dr. Hemant has to his credit several published research articles of national & international importance.

Previous Experience:

  • Fellow, Lower Limb Arthroplasty, University Hospital of Llandough, Cardiff Jun 2010 – Aug 2010.
  • Registrar, Trauma and Orthopaedics Soft tissue knee and computer guided Knee Arthroplasty Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil Mar 2010 – Jun 2010 .
  • Registrar, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Foot and Ankle, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil Mar 2009 – Feb 2010.
  • Registrar, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil Mar 2008 – Feb 2009.
  • Registrar, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Knee and computer guided Knee Arthroplasty, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil Mar 2007 –Feb 2008.
  • Registrar, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Hand Surgery, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil Aug 2006 – Feb 2007
  • Specialist Registrar, Spinal Unit, University Hospital of Wales, Merthyr Tydfil Jan 2006 – Jun 2006.

Education and Fellowships:

  • MBBS, Medical College, Rohtak, India Dec 1993.
  • Diploma in Orthopaedics, Pt B D Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India Nov 1997 .
  • Diplomate of National Board, St Stephen’s Hospital, Delhi, India May 2000.
  • PLAB, General Medical Council, London Sep 2003.
  • MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of England Nov 2004.
  • FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics), Royal College of Surgeons of England Feb 2010.

Professional Memberships:

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK.
  • General Medical council, UK.
  • Medical Defence Union, UK.

Specialty Interests:

  • Complex trauma and elective orthopaedic surgery.
  • Lower limb joint replacement surgery.
  • Revision trauma and arthroplasty surgery.
  • Young adult hips (joint preservation surgery), revision Hip and Knee surgery.

Research and  Publications:

Dr. Hemant Sharma has to his credit extensive research experience through several publications and presentations in research journals, publications pertaining to his field.
Dr. JALAJ Baxi 
MBBS RNT Medical College, Udaipur (1986)
Fellowship Surgical Oncology, Gujrat Cancer Research Institute (1998-2001)
MS General Surgery, RNT Medical College, Udaipur (1994)
DNB Surgery, National Board of Examination, New Delhi (1995)

Experience:

  • Surgical Oncologist and Professor, Department of Surgery at Manipal College of Medical Sciences (MCOMS), Pokhara, NEPAL.
  • Working as Incharge of Surgical oncology at Manipal Cancer Centre .
  • Doing diagnostic o Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi National Institute of Medical Sciences (MGNIMS) at Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  • Surgical Registrar at Vivekananda Hospital and Research Center, Moradabad (UP).
  • Senior Resident at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai in Cancer Surgery Dept.
  • Senior Registrar at Choithram Hospital, Indore Resident surgeon at Mehta Hospital
  • Resident Medical officer at RAPS Hospital, Nuclear Power Corporation, Rawatbhata, Kota, Rajasthan.
  • Resident House Officer in Dept. of Surgery at Bombay Hospital, Mumbai.

Professional  Memberships:

  • Life-member of Association of Surgeons of India
  • Life-member Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Member Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterologists
  • Member of Udaipur Surgical Society
Areas of Expertise: Oncology
Dr. MANISH KUMAR SINGHAL
MBBS Seth GS Medical College, KEM Hospital, Mumbai (2002)
MD Internal Medicine, Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana (2006)
DM Medical Oncology, AIIMS, New Delhi (2010)

Professional Memberships

  • Member of American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member of Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine
  • Member of Association of Physicians of India.
  • Member of Indian Association of Palliative Care
  • Has authored many scientific publications in national and international journals
  • Has been actively involved in various research projects
Areas of Expertise: Oncology
Dr (PROF) ANANT KUMAR
M.B.B.S., M.S., M.Ch., DNB

Present Position

Director
Department of Urology & Renal Transplantation,
Fortis Hospitals
New Delhi,

Training:

Dr. Anant Kumar have my Urology training in Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh. He also had training in various aspects of urology & renal transplantation at Monas Medical Centre Melbourne, Cleveland Clinic Ohio, Harlev Hospital, Denmark, Royal Victoria Infirmary & Freeman Hospital Newcastle UK, Washington University, St. Luis and John Hopkins, Baltimore, USA.

Experience:

Dr. Anant Kumar have 25 years of experience in Urology & Renal Transplantation as a teacher and clinician.

Clinical  Work:

Dr. Anant Kumar have done over 1600 kidney transplantations in last 21 years & have been retrieving all kidneys laparoscopically in last 9 years and have done over 500lap donor nephrectomy.He have extensive experience in renovascular hypertension.He have done several hundred endourological procedures like PCNL, URS, flexible ureteroscopy, endopyelotomy, TURP, TUBT, optical urethrotomy etching have special interest in urethral reconstruction like substitution urethroplasty. He have been interested in uro-oncology & have done all kinds of oncological surgery in last 25 years. Most of urooncological procedures are done laparoscopically like rad nephrectomy ,rad prostate etc. He have done all kinds of reconstructive urology of kidney, bladder & urethra. He have developed special interest in laparoscopic urology & now performed all most all laparoscopic urological procedures. He have been doing Laser prostatectomy(HOLAP) for last 3 years.

Paper  Published:

Dr. Anant Kumar have published over 200 papers in the national & international journals. He have also written several book chapters and invited review.
DR. SANDEEP VAISHYA 
Additional Director, Neurosurgery, FMRI-Gurgaon.

Education and Fellowships:

Dr. Sandeep Vaishya is a highly skilled Neurosurgeon with a vast experience in the field having worked with some of the top institutions and hospitals of India. He has worked as a faculty in the Neurosurgery Department at AIIMS.

His specialty interest lies in the areas of skull base tumors, Minimal Invasive and Image Guided Neurosurgery, Spinal Surgery, Functional Neurosurgery, Gamma Knife Radio Surgery and Peripheral Nerve Surgery.
  • M.B.B.S. and M.S. (General Surgery) from GR Medical college, Gwalior
  • M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) from AIIIMS, New Delhi. Faculty in Department of Neurosurgery at AIIMS for 10 years
  • Fellowship from Mayo Clinic, USA

Experience:

  • Worked as Faculty in the Department of Neurosurgery at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi for 10 years and also as an Additional Professor.
  • Head of Department- Neurosurgery , Max Institute of Neurosciences, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi.

Specialty  Interests

  • Intracranial Tumor Surgery, including - skull base tumors
  • Minimal Invasive and Image Guided Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Surgery & Minimal invasive spinal Surgery
  • Functional Neurosurgery:
    1. Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson, Dystonia, OCD and Epilepsy.
    2. Surgery for spasticity
    3. Surgery for pain
  • Gamma Knife Radio Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery with special interest in Brachial Plexus Injuries./li>

Professional  Memberships:

  • Member, International Gamma Knife Society
  • Indian Society of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Society of India
  • Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Indian Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Delhi Neurological Association
  • International Leksell Gamma Knife Society
  • Indian Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Indian Society of Spinal Neurosurgeons
  • Neurotrauma Society of India
  • Indian Society for Skull base surgery
  • Treasurer – Indian Society for Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Treasurer – Indian Society for Stereotaxic and Functional Neurosurgery.

Awards &  Honors:

  • Herbert Krause Medal for Best Paper in Neuro-Oncology(NSI 2001)
  • Sundt Fellowship by Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Life Membership Award by Mayo Alumni Association
  • Gold Medal in medical school
  • Dr. Majeed Memorial Oration Karachi, Pakistan 2008

Research and Publications:

  • He has contributed more than 50 papers and chapter in peer reviewed medical journals and text books
  • He has delivered more than 60 guest lectures in India and abroad
DR. VIVEK VIJ
MS, DNB, MRCS (Ed.)
 
Chief Transplant Surgeon and Programme Director, Fortis Noida
With the passion of liver transplant and hepatobiliary surgery, Dr. Vij has performed more than 500 liver transplants as one of the chief surgeons with minimum complications. This includes both deceased donor and living donor liver transplants including pediatric transplants.

Experience

  • Consultant Liver Transplant and Surgical Gastroenterology
    September 2006 till January 2011, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India.
  • Fellow Liver Transplant and Surgical Gastroenterology
    June 2006 – September 2006, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Senior Registrar Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation
    June 2003 – May 2006, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Senior Registrar General Surgery
    November 2001–May 2003, Fortis Hospital, Chandigarh, India

Awards and Recognition:

  • Roche– Preceptorship training program in liver transplantation held at University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA. Only candidate to be selected from India for year 2006.
  • Vivek Vij et al. Decision-Analysis for selection of Graft Type in Right Lobe LRLT Selection of donor grafts – Oral presentation and travel award in ILTS.

Surgical Experience:

  • Last 5 years have been spent on continuous improvement in the results.
  • Last 200 major hepatectomies were performed without blood transfusion and bile leak. Our results are at par with best of the centers in the world.
  • He has performed whole range of advanced GI surgical procedures including Whipple’s pancreaticoduodenectomy to colonic interposition in corrosive injuries.
  • He has also performed more than 200 nontransplant liver resections including radical cholecystectomies and segmental liver resections.
  • With special interest GI cancers, he believes in providing holistic approach for treating patients. Pancreaticoduodenectomy and biliary injuries specially interest me as a gastro surgeon.
  • He has been the part of many firsts in India including combined liver & kidney transplant, dual transplant, first transplant in HIV patient, transplantation for situs inversus totalis and many others.
DR. YUGAL KISHORE MISHRA
Director Cardiac Surgery at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

Education and Fellowships:

He is one of the pioneers of minimally invasive cardiac surgery in India. Since joining Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in 1991, Dr. Mishra has been one of the key surgeons responsible for performing a significant portion of cardiac surgeries done at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.
He has operated over 10000 cardiovascular cases so far.
  • M.B.B.S : S. S. Medical College Rewa, (M.P.) India in 1980
  • MS (Surgery) : S.S. Medical College Rewa (M.P.), India in 1984
  • Ph. D (Cardiovascular Surgery) : Bakulev Institute of Cardio - Vascular Surgery, Moscow, Russia in 1991
  • P. G Teaching : CTVS – DNB program at Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Okhla Road New Delhi since 2003

Experience:

  • Attending Cardiac Surgeon, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India from 14.12.991 – 31.12.95
  • Junior Consultant Cardiac Surgery, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India from 01.01.96 – 31.12.1999
  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India from 01.01.99 – 31.03.2001
  • Senior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India from 01.04.2001 – 31.03.2005
  • Principal Consultant Cardiovascular Surgery in Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, Okhla Road, New Delhi India from 01.04.2005 – 14.01.2006.
  • Director Cardiovascular and minimally invasive cardiac surgery at Max Heart & Vascular Institute, Saket, New Delhi from 15.1.2006 to 1.7.2006.

Clinical Focus and  Specialized Training:

  • Has operated more than 1200 cases with port access technology.
  • Another area of his interest is redo cardiac surgery and I have already performed more than 650 redo cardiac cases.
  • Also, started robotic cardiac surgery programme at Escorts Heart Institute in December 2002 and since then performed 450 robotic cardiac cases with excellent results.
  • Besides clinical work Dr. Mishra is actively involved in research and already published more than 75 scientific papers and chaired scientific sessions in national and international conferences in USA, UK, China, Italy, Japan, France and Far East Countries.

Membership:

  • Director, Board of Directors of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery – Beverly, MA., USA
  • Member of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery - Beverly, MA., USA.
  • Member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 633, N. Saint Clair St, Ste 2320, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Founder member Indian College of Cardiology.
  • Fellow of Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of India.
  • Life member of Cardiological Society of India.

Specialty  Interests

  • Besides, Clinical work, Dr. Mishra is actively involved in research and has already published more than 70 scientific papers in national and international journals.
  • Dr. Mishra has the rare distinction of being a Director on the Board of Directors of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.
  • He is the 4th Asian to be so honored and only the 2nd Indian to hold this distinction.

Awards &  Honors

  • In 2006, Dr. Mishra was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by World Congress on Clinical and Preventive Cardiology.
  • A Life Member of Cardiological Society of India, Dr. Mishra was honoured with Rashtriya Ratan Award by International Study Circle in 2005. He is the Founder Member of Indian College of Cardiology and also Fellow Member of Association of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgeons of India.
  • Dr. Mishra takes active interest in promoting healthy heart habits amongst people. He has founded the Payasuni Heart valve Foundation for prevention and treatment of rheumatic heart diseases.