Top 10 Pancreatic Cancer Surgeons in India

By | April 10, 2020

Top 10 Pancreatic Cancer Surgeons in India

1. What is Pancreatic Cancer?

Pancreatic cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the tissues of pancreas (organ lying behind the lower part of the stomach). The pancreas secrets enzymes that aid digestion and produces hormones that help manage the metabolism of sugar. Including cancerous and non-cancerous tumors, several type of growth occurs in the pancreas. The cancer that forms in the pancreas begins in the cells that line the duct that carry digestive enzymes out of the pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and it is a most common type of cancer. Pancreatic Cancer rarely detected at its early age, because it often does not cause symptoms until spreads rapidly to other organs.

2. If there is no symptoms at an early stage then how it can be detected?

Pancreatic cancer initially tends to be silent and painless as is grows in the tissues. Symptoms of pancreatic cancer don’t occur until the disease is advanced, the symptoms only develop after the cancer has grown and begun to spread. The symptoms may include-

  • Abdominal pain in the upper abdomen radiating to the back.
  • Jaundice ( Yellowing of skin and eyes)
  • Vomiting and Nausea
  • Dark colored urine

As the cancer grows and spread, the pancreatic cancer can affects the whole body. The symptoms can include-

  • Unintentional Weight Loss
  • Persistent Loss of appetite
  • New diagnosis of diabetes
  • Fatigue

If you experience such symptom that worries you, consult your doctor, so the doctor will check for these conditions as well as for pancreatic cancer.

3. Who are the Top Pancreatic Cancer Surgeons in India and why should I select them for my treatment?

We present you our leading Cancer specialists and Cancer surgeons with years of experience in the field of cancer treatment. We have a team of best pancreatic cancer surgeons in India who help you in fighting with cancer. Following is the list of most reputed and experienced surgeons in India for your treatment of Pancreatic Cancer, which will encourage you and help you in deciding or selecting the best surgeon for your treatment.

Dr. Arun Behl

 Dr. Arun Behl – Best Pancreatic Cancer Surgeon in India

Education: MBBS,MS

Hospital: Fortis Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai

Experience: 29 years

Specialty: General Surgeon

Connect With Dr. Arun Behl

Dr. Arun Behl is associated with Fortis hospital in Mumbai as a senior consultant, who has an experience of performing the whole spectrum if surgeries on Oncology involving head, neck, gastrointestinal and breast surgeries. Dr. Arun Behl is an accomplished and skilled cancer surgeon in India with overall experience of 29 years as a Oncosurgeon and he has carried out more than 4000 surgeries.

Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni

 Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni – Top Pancreatic Cancer Surgeons in India

Education: MBBS, MD, DNB

Hospital: Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai

Experience: 16 years

Specialty: General Surgeon

Connect With Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni

Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni is a well known name in the field of Oncosurgery. He has performed over 1000 cancer surgeries and also holds credit of 214 cervical cancer surgeries and 144 robotic cancer surgeries. He has served and treated more than thousand patient in some prestigious cancer centers all over the country.

Dr. Harit Chaturvedi

 Dr. Harit Chaturvedi – Top Pancreatic Cancer Specialist in India

Education: MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCH (Surgical Oncology)

Hospital: Max Super Specialty Hospital, Delhi

Experience: 34 years

Specialty: General Surgeon

Connect With Dr. Harit Chaturvedi

Dr. Harit Chaturvedi is one of the most qualified surgeons in the field of cancer surgery with twenty eight years of experience as a specialist. He has performed many surgeries at live surgical workshops. Dr. Chaturvedi’s focuses on providing quality medical care through initiatives like the Virtual Tumors Boards. He is the President of Indian Society of Oncology and widely respected for his clinical and surgical skills.

Dr. Tapaswini Pradhan

 Dr. Tapaswini Pradhan – Top Oncologist for Pancreatic Cancer in India

Education: MBBS, MS(ENT), DNB(ENT)

Hospital: BLK Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi

Experience: 21 years

Specialty: General Surgeon

Connect With Dr. Tapaswini Pradhan

Dr. Tepaswini Pradhan is associated with BLK Super Specialty Hospital as a Senior Consultant. She is an esteemed member of reputed organizations and also attends seminars and conferences. She was honored an award for research Fellowship at the Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital in London and won a gold medal for the best Free Paper at the 5th Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology National Conference in Lucknow.

Dr. Monika Pansari

 Dr. Monika Pansari – Best Pancreatic Surgical Oncologist in India

Education: MBBS, DNB – Surgical Oncology

Hospital: Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore

Experience: 14 years

Specialty: General Surgeon

Connect With Dr. Monika Pansari

Dr. Monika Pansari is a well trained and registered female surgical oncologist in India. As a female surgeon, her utmost priority is to help other women fight with cancer. She has a special interest in breast and gynecological oncology and also she is a specialist in the management of cancer surgeries. She not only performs surgical procedures, but all advanced surgeries including Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), ROLL and Reverse axillary mapping/scintigraphy.

Dr. Jayanti S Thumsi

 Dr. Jayanti S Thumsi – Best Pancreatic Specialists in India

Education: MS – General Surgery

Hospital: Sparsh Hospital, Bangalore

Experience: 16 years

Specialty: General Surgeon

Connect With Dr. Jayanti S Thumsi

Her vast experience in the field of oncology makes her the best cancer surgeon. She has performed more than 3500 breast surgeries and 2500 other surgeries. She has a keen interest in bringing about awareness about cancer and has conducted many awareness programs. She is the founder member and managing director of CREST Foundation, a NGO working on awareness or reducing the burden of cancer in our society.

Dr. Vaithiswaran Velayoudam

 Dr. Vaithiswaran Velayoudam – Top Doctor for Pancreatic Treatment in India


Hospital: Apollo Hospital, Chennai

Experience: 12 years

Specialty: General Surgeon

Connect With Dr. Vaithiswaran Velayoudam

Dr. Vaithiswaran V is one of the most renowned surgical oncologists and holds vast experience in Minimally Invasive radical surgery for Esophageal Cancers, Colorectal Cancer, Stomach cancer, Pancreatic and Liver cancers. Colectomy, Pancreatectomy, Cholecystectomy and Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy are the procedures used by Dr. Vaithiswaran. He was honored with Best Paper Award, National Conference of Association if surgical.

Dr. T.K. Neelamekam

 Dr. T.K. Neelamekam – Best Pancreatic Cancer Surgeons in India

Education: MBBS, MS, Fellowship

Hospital: Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai

Experience: 33 years

Specialty: General Surgeon

Connect With Dr. T.K. Neelamekam

Dr. T. K. Neelamekam is most trusted Liver Transplant, Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgeon in India. He attends local and state wide seminars to stay current with the latest and advanced techniques and treatment planning. He has treated several patients and gives patient the best medical care. Area of expertise of the doctor are Endosurgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernial Repair, Gastrointesinal Surgery and Proctoscopy etc.

Dr. Vivek Gupta

 Dr. Vivek Gupta – Best Surgical Oncologist for Pancreatic Cancer in India

Education: MBBS, MS – General Surgery, DNB – General Surgery, Fellow (Surgical Oncology)

Hospital: Millennuim Cancer Centre, Gurgaon

Experience: 18 years

Specialty: General Surgeon

Connect With Dr. Vivek Gupta

Dr. Vivek Gupta is a surgical oncologist with an experience of 23 years in field Breast Conservative Surgery, Sentinel Node Biopsy, Head & Neck Surgery, and Isolated Limb Perfusion. He has performed more that 1000 oncological surgeries till date. He is a member of medical societies including International Association of Surgeons, National Academy of Medical Sciences, Gastroenterologists and Oncologist and Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists .

Dr. Deepak Jha

 Dr. Deepak Jha – Top Pancreatic Cancer Specialist in India

Education: MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), Surgical Oncology, Fellowship in Breast Surgery, Breast Surgery &Oncoplasty , Fellow, Head Neck Oncology

Hospital: Artemis Hospital Gurgoan

Experience: 11 years

Specialty: General Surgeon

Connect With Dr. Deepak Jha

Dr. Deepak Jha is currently working with Artemis Hospital as a Surgical Oncology, specializing and focusing primarily on Breast Surgery, breast oncoplasty and head and neck cancer. For more than 10 years, he has been in the field of surgical oncology. He is associated with clinical research which involves smokeless tobacco and its association with oral cancer.




4. Is pancreatic cancer curable?

Yes. If the cancer is caught at an early stage, it can be treated and potentially curable. Pancreatic cancer at an early stage can be treated with surgery. If a patient presents with a more advanced stage of pancreatic cancer, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy or a new targeted drug treatment is offered. It is very important to educate patients about the early detection of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic Cancer is also know as a silent killer because it has no initial symptoms and it often grows and spreads. Pancreatic cancer that is found at an early stage can be removed by surgery and, in many cases, it can be cured.

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