Dr. Somesh Chandra

Dr. Somesh Chandra MS, M Ch

Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS with Distinctions & Top Ranks
  • MS (Gen Surg) with 2ndrank in Guj. Univ.
  • Ch (Surg Oncol) with Top Rank in Guj. Univ.

Experience/ Years in clinical oncology

  • Nearly 25 years of experience in Oncology & Cancer surgery at large Teaching hospitals, Regional Cancer Centre and largest corporate Chain of Hospitals in Gujarat

Positions Held

  • Prof. at The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute; over 7 years as Faculty
  • Director of Oncology at Kailash Cancer & Research Institute, Gorat, Vadodara
  • Member, Executive Committee of Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Founder Executive – Gujarat Society of Head Neck Oncology
  • Member, Ethics committee, Sterling Hospitals & Chairman, Quality Committee, Sterling Hospitals
  • Chairman, Gujarat Chapter of Indian Cancer Winners Association

Other academic/professional achievements

  • Training in Lasers & Photodynamic Therapy at National Medical Laser Centre, London, UK
  • International Visiting Fellowship at The Wayne State School of Medicine, Detroit, USA
  • Training & Certification in Robotic Surgery (Console Surgeon) at Intuitive Surgical Headquarters, Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Publications in Indexed International Journals, Book Chapters, Reviewer for National/International Indexed Journals

Key Areas of excellence

  • Experience with over 10000 head neck procedures and nearly 20000 procedures in cancer surgery
  • Over a decade of experience with Sentinel LN technique and Mammoplastic technique in breast cancer
  • Nearly a decade of experience with Peritonectomy procedures and Intra-peritoneal chemotherapy (EPIC, HIPEC) for Ovarian & Colorectal Cancers with Peritoneal spread
  • Pioneering vast experience with Near-total Laryngectomy & Laser-PDT & technical innovations in head-neck cancer surgery
  • Mediastinoscopy & Parathyroid surgery
  • Proven leading experience with tracheal resection, Chest wall resections, Anterior approach to Pancoast Tumors, in Gujarat

Current areas of interest in oncology

  • Peritoneal Surface Malignancy(Ovarian, Colorectal & Pseudomyxoma), Laryngeal & Pharyngeal Cancers, Lung & Esophageal cancers, Hereditary Cancers & Cancer Genetics, Cancer Survivorship & Rehabilitation, Population-based screening
  • Robotic surgery, ‘Scarless’ Head-Neck Surgery