MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Oncology
16 Years Experience Overall (11 years as specialist)
Dr. G. Girish, is a consultant in Surgical Oncology at Aster CMI Hospital, with experience of over 6 years. His basic medical training was from the Adichunchanagiri Institute of medical sciences, B G Nagar, Karnataka, where his passion for surgery was kindled, which led him to his postgraduate training in General Surgery from Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College. Working at MGMMC, & Maharaja Yeshwanthrao Holkar Hospitals, Indore, MP, one of the oldest medical colleges in the country which caters to the medical needs of people around 5 states, made the surgeon out of him and tuned his surgical skills in managing patient and also oriented towards oncology.He returned to Bengaluru and worked in Department of General Surgery at MVJMC&RH, Hosakote, Karnataka, which helped him to pursue his passion for oncology. His passion and persistence in gaining oncology expertise which led him to super specialization in Surgical Oncology at the world renowned premier cancer institute of India, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai. Returning back to Bengaluru he worked as Assistant professor Surgical Oncology at M S Ramaiah Medical College and Hospitals for the two and half years. Being one of the busiest centers for VAS/BPL scheme in Bengaluru, it has refined his skills, decision making in the management of patients of cancers of the oral cavity, gastrointestinal, gynecologic cancers, thyroid, breast, thorax, urologic cancers. He was also actively involved in teaching medical students and postgraduate students.He joined Aster CMI hospital as a part of Surgery and Allied Specialties team and has expertise in the management of cancers of head, neck (oral cavity, sinuses, thyroid, parotid, laryngopharynx), breast (including breast conservation surgeries, sentinel lymph node biopsy), abdomen (stomach, colon, rectum, small intestine, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts), gynaecological malignancies (ovary, endometrium, cervix, vagina, vulva), urological malignancies (kidney, urinary bladder, testes), retroperitoneal tumors, extremity soft tissue tumors. Dr. G. Girish has a special interest in the management of thoracic malignancies including esophagus, lung, mediastinum and chest wall.