Dr. P. Jagannath is a trusted Surgical Oncologist. He has been a member of team performing the First Bone marrow transplantation in India. At present, Dr.Jagannath is presently Chairman, Department of Surgical Oncology, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, and Professor of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Asian Institute of Oncology, S.L. Raheja Hospital, Mumbai from 2002.
With 30+ Years Of rich experience Dr. P. Jagannath is a highly esteemed member of the medical fraternity. While his primary expertise is in Gastrointestinal Oncology, he is also very well known for his health and community initiatives. He has the largest series of GEP NET in India and was the initiator of the neuroendocrine tumor registry for the Asia Pacific region.
He has founded the website 'www.indiacancer.org' for cancer awareness and established the 'Crusade against Cancer Foundation extending financial assistance to cancer afflicted patients particularly children for the last 10 years with the support of Sachin Tendulkar.
He has given excellent contribution in the field of Liver tumors - resection and non-resectional therapies - including RF ablation, Gall Bladder cancer - epidemiology, multimodal treatment and surgery; Pancreatic resections; Sphincter conservation for rectal cancer. In India, he has handled maximum number of Whipple's operations and complex HPB oncologic surgeries with low mortality. Dr. Jagannath was contributory in the development of HPB surgery in India.
For the last 30 years, as a cancer surgeon, I have been hundreds of patients from all walk of life. The reaction to the word 'Cancer' is universally the same - FEAR. The best way to help people is to eradicate the myths and share some scientific information.
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My mother was diagnosed with Cholangiocarcinoma (Common bile duct cancer) inside liver. Since her cancer was in a very sensitive area in the liver, surgeons said it would be too risky to operate. He was given prognosis of 6-8 months last year. We reached out best onco surgeons in the world and sent all the reports and scans by email to the surgeons.
Dr P Jagannath ,one of these surgeons offered us hope by asking us visit him immediately. He did CT scans and other tests . He immediately perfomed the liver surgery which was originally estimated to be 4-5 hours but actually lasted 11.5 hours at Lilavati Hospital.
After first two hours, Dr Jagannath came and spoke to me. He updated me that only one side of liver was affected which he said was a sign of victory. Having said that its now more than a year and my mother is leading a healthy life. Fortunately she did not need any chemo or radiation as her biopsies, scans and other lab work came back negative.
We are truly thankful to Dr P Jagannath for his incredible surgical precision and expertise on saving my mothers life. My wife along with other surgeons had explained to me and my father that its a extremely risky surgery and overall chance of survival for my mother was less than 1%. Also credit to other surgeons who assisted Dr Jagannath in the surgery. - Deepak
Being the best cancer surgeon in Mumbai Dr. P.Jagannath is best surgical oncologist in India too. He has carried out maximum number of Whipple's operations and complex HPB oncologic surgeries and his primary expertise is in Gastrointestinal Oncology Dr. P.Jagannath is top Oncologist at Lilavati hospital Mumbai India and a well known name in top oncologist for gallbladder cancer in Mumbai.
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