Director & Senior Consultant surgeon - Hepatobiliary Pancreatic, GI oncology.

Open Hours

Mon - Sat 9 am - 5 pm

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Dr. Ganesh Nagarajan

Director & Senior Consultant surgeon

Gastrointestinal , hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancer

Interests and Expertise

Dr Ganesh Nagarajan is one of India’s leading cancer surgeons based in Mumbai. He specializes in Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pancreatic surgical oncology and has been performing these highly complex surgeries since the last 18 years. He is presently a Director, Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Oncology at the Nanavati Max Institute of cancer care , Mumbai .Dr Nagarajan’s main interest and area of expertise include

Dr. Ganesh Nagarajan

Director & Senior Consultant surgeon - Gastrointestinal , hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancer

18 yrs

experience

2000

complex GI cancer surgeries done

15000

Patients consulted for GI Cancers

Educational Qualifications

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  • Fellowship in Hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery and Liver Transplantation from Hospital Beaujon, Paris (2008-2009).
  • 4-year residency training program in surgical oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai (2004 - 2008).
  • M.S. General Surgery from Bombay University in January 2004 with Post Graduate instruction from LTMMC Hospital, Sion, Mumbai.
  • M.B.B.S. from Bombay University in January 2000 with Professional Medical Instruction from Seth GSMC & KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.

Licences & Certifications

Registered with Maharashtra Medical Council, Mumbai Reg. No. 2000/02/1105 with qualification of MBBS under Maharashtra Medical Council Act 1965. (Mah. XLVI of 1965).

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Present Appointment

Director, Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Oncology at the Nanavati Max Institute of cancer care , Nanavati Max superspeciality hospital Mumbai.

Visiting consultant Oncosurgeon Surya hospital Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur

Professional Experience

Dr Nagarajan is presently a Director, Hepatobiliary Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Oncology at the Nanavati Max Institute of cancer care , Nanavati Max superspeciality hospital Mumbai. Prior to this , he was a senior consultant – HPB and gastrointestinal surgical oncology at PD Hinduja National hospital for almost a decade.

Over the last decade , Dr Nagarajan and his team have perfomed more than two thousand complex supramajor surgeries for the above mentioned cancers. He has consulted more than 15000 patients of GI and HPB cancers from various parts of India and abroad and advised and counselled them on the best course of action.

He is widely acclaimed for his expertise in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery and often takes on the challenge of operating extremely complex cases with vascular reconstructions which are not routinely performed in many centres. Inspite of these being long and tedious operations, the success rates and survivals are on par with the best centres across the world. He and his team are hence a tertiary referral centre for these cancers For gastrointestinal and colorectal cancers, Dr Nagarajan and his team routinely perform robotic and /or laparoscopic surgeries whenever suitable. This enhances the pace of recovery and the patients are back home much faster. The focus is always on complete and radical removal of the cancer since a good surgery gives the patient the best chance at cure.

Patients also get a complete road map on the entire course of treatment , sequencing of surgery with chemotherapy and radiation and a realistic road map and prognostication for the future.

Dr Ganesh Nagarajan has authored many publications in peer reviewed journals and is an invited faculty for many national and international meetings and conferences.

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