Oncology - Cancer
Super Specialization- Surgical Oncology
Medical Director, Sr. Cons & Chief-Head & Neck Services
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Inst. & Research Centre
Dr Ajay Dewan has been a cancer surgeon for 25 years. Even when he was training to be a surgeon, he was especially interested in oncology and wrote his thesis on “liver cancer”. He trained under Dr KK Pandey, who was not just his senior at the Safdurjung Hospital in
For the last 12 years Dr. Dewan has been Senior Consultant and is also now Medical Director at the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute in Delhi, India's premier cancer care and research centre. In his own words, his priority currently is his patients and Dr. Dewan spends 12 hours of every day at the hospital, staying on call 24X7. On an average, he conducts 50 major and 100 minor cancer surgeries every month and has been involved in over 13,000 surgeries in the course of his career.
Dr. Dewan likes to keep himself abreast with the latest researches and studies in the field of oncology, as apart from his charitable activities with Ganga Prem Hospice and his full time job as a surgeon, he often writes articles and lectures on cancer and oncology. He is the chief editor of the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute Monthly Newsletter and has also had over a dozen articles published in national and international journals. In addition, he has presented over 300 papers in various medical conferences and seminars both in India and abroad.
A proponent of evidence based medicine with emphasis on multimodal approach, he believes in multidisciplinary team effort which gives desirable end result. His motto is “Cure & Care with Passion”.
Faculty - Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
Faculty - Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
MBBS(1975) - Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi
M.Ch(Surgical Oncology) - Adyar Cancer Institute, Chennai
Articles in News
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Laryngectomy for Laryngeal cancer
Skull Base Surgery
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