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Head & Neck Surgery, Lung, Oesophagus Peritoneal Surface Cancer [Ovary,Colon] Retoperitoneal tumors, Robotic Surgery

About Dr. Somesh Chandra

Dr. Somesh Chandra is a surgical oncologist working in the field of cancer for nearly 25 years.

Academically, he has been a distinction holder and a top ranker throughout his medical career. He has authored chapters in text books and published original research in prestigious national & international journals. He has also been a reviewer for national & international indexed journals in Oncology.

Professionally, he has served as an Ass. Professor in Surgical Oncology at The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute and Gujarat University. He has been an investigator in multinational clinical trials and lectured and mentored in various national and international meetings in India and abroad.

In his sojourn in oncologic surgery, he has dealt with all solid cancers and lately focuses more on a few common head-neck cancers) and challenging cancers (Lung, esophagus Ovary) . He has special interest in hereditary cancers, cancer genetics and cancer screening. He also performs Laser & Robotic surgery for various cancers.

Dr. Somesh Chandra co-founder of Gujarat Society of Head Neck Oncology

He is co-founder of Gujarat Society of Head Neck Oncology and Swasth Network and served as an executive with Indian Association of Surgical Oncology & is a member of the Indian Society of Oncology & Indian Medical Association. He leads “Advait Oncology” the first and the only multidisciplinary group of doctors in Oncology in Gujarat & was Chairman, Gujarat Chapter of the NGO “I Can Win” and is also a member of the Add Life Foundation board.

He believes that apart from all the titles and identities one acquires, the only permanent identity one has is that of being a human. He connects with his patients and everyone else first as a human being and later as any other.

Currently he is the Director & Head of Department of Surgical Oncology, Sterling Cancer Hospital & Sterling Multispecialty Hospital, Ahmedabad.

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Sterling Cancer Hospital & Sterling Multispecialty Hospital
  • Experience / Tranining 25 years / Surgical Oncologist in Ahmedabad
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Skin Cancer Surgery and Management


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