MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship
Senior Consultant - Medical Oncology
46 Years of Practice, 7 AwardsOncologist, Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist, Gynecologic Oncologist, Hemato Oncologist, Surgical Oncologist
The Director of the department of Medical Oncology at Jaslok Hospital and Nanavati Hospital, Dr. Suresh Advani has over 42 years of rich experience in his field. Dr. Suresh Advani is a renowned Mumbai-based Oncologist and pioneered Cell transplantation in the city of Mumbai along with the rest of India. Dr. Advani is the first Oncologist of the country who successfully transplanted bone marrow into a nine-year-old girl down with myeloid leukemia from her brother.
He has always been the man of willpower, diagnosed with poliomyelitis at an early age, Dr. Suresh Advani had never let this come in the way of his medical journey. He obtained the MBBS and MD Medicine degrees from Grant Medical College, Mumbai and then served as Medical Oncologist at Tata Memorial Hospital for many years. To further gain experience in the field of bone marrow transplantation, Dr. Suresh went to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington. There he got a chance to work with 1990’s Nobel Prize winner Dr. E Donnall Thomas, who is a famous Oncologist and known as the father of bone-marrow transplantation.
Besides working at Jaslok Hospital, SL Raheja and Nanavati Hospital, Dr. Suresh Advani is also heading an NGO Helping Hands which provides Holistic Cancer Care. During his tenure at Tata Memorial Hospital, he has also worked as the chief investigator for acute Lymphoblastic leukemia project supported by National Cancer Institute Washington and the chronic Lymphatic project supported by Department of Science and Technology.
Dr. Suresh Advani Oncologist is the recipient of many international and national awards including the Padmashri Award, the highest civilian honor granted by the President of India. He has received many awards for his work in the field of Oncology out of them few are ‘’Dhanvantari Award (2002)”, “PADMASHRI” by Government of India (2002) and “PADMABHUSHAN” by Government of India (2012). His special interests lie in Bone marrow and Cell transplant, Lymphomas, Acute leukemias, Multiple myelomas, Breast Cancer, Spreading Cancer awareness and Cancer education and Clinical Trials
Medical School & Fellowships
MBBS - Grant Medical College, Bombay University, Mumbai, 1970
MD - General Medicine - Grant Medical College, Mumbai, 1973
Fellowship - Indian College of Physicians, India
Fellowship - National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Fellowship - Medical Oncology - Yamagiwa Yoshida Memorial International Cancer Study Grant, International Union Against Cancer, 1986
Member - Indian Advisory Committee, Lady Tata Memorial Trust
Member - Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
Member - Indian Cancer Registry
Secretary - Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion
Member - Medical and Pediatric Oncology Society
Member - Indian Society of Oncology
Training - Medical Oncology - Royal Marsden Hospital, London
Training - Bone Marrow Transplantation Procedure and Medical Oncology - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, Seattle, Washington, USA, 1981
Training - International Cancer Research Technology Transfer - International Union Against Cancer, 1981
S L Raheja Hospital, Mahim
Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai
Nanavati Hospital, Vile Parle
Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai
Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai
Surya Hospitals, Mumbai
Reliance Hospital, Navi Mumbai
Sushrut Hospital, Mumbai
2nd Opinion Gynae and Dental Clinic, Gurgaon
Nazli Gad-el-Mawla Award by The International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research
Awarded Padma Bhushan
Awarded Padma Shree
Rashtriyra Krantiveer Award, Ujjain
Awarded Lifetime Achievement in Oncology
Dr B C Roy National Award
A: Dr. Suresh Advani have 45 years of experience in Medical Oncology speciality.
A: Dr. Suresh Advani specializes in Medical Oncology.
A: The doctor works at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai.
A: 15 - Deshmukh Marg, Pedder Road, Mumbai
Raheja Rugnalaya Marg, Mahim (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400016, India