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Dr. Anthony Vijay Pais

Dr. Anthony Vijay Pais

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Fellow (Surgical Oncology)

Surgical Oncologist


35 Years Experience Overall  (20 years as specialist)

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Dr. Anthony Pais is a senior consultant at Cytecare Cancer Hospital and has over 28 years of experience in surgical oncology, Dr. Anthony Pais is among the few breast surgeons who is also specialized in breast radiology, reading of mammograms and early diagnosis of breast cancer. Dr. Pais has gone through special training in Breast Ultrasound and Interpreting Mammograms in Japan and the USA., and has also received training under the world renowned breast radiologist and surgeon, Prof. Lazlo Tabar from the US. He has trained and practiced extensively in surgical oncology across several reputed Institutes including Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, Narayana Hrudayalaya Multispecialty hospital, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, and KIDWAI Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore.An active member of numerous national and international organization including the Breast Surgery International, Switzerland, the American Society of Breast diseases and International Society of Surgeons, he is a recipient of Dr. Sathyanarayana Setty Memorial Gold Medal for his work in breast cancer, and the prestigious Dr. Mahadevan’s Award by the Association of Surgeons of India. An eminent academician, he has published various papers, and is credited with several presentations.

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Yelahanka, Bangalore

Cytecare Cancer Hospitals


Bagalur Cross, Bangalore - Hyderabad Highway, Venkatala Village, Landmark: Near NMIT, Bangalore

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10:00 - 03:00


10:00 - 12:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is an oncologist?

A: An oncologist is a physician with specialization in diagnosing, treating and providing care to patients who have cancer of any tissue or organ.

Q: What are the different branches in oncology?

A: The different branches of oncology are: (1) medical oncology, who treats cancer using chemotherapy (2) surgical oncology, perform surgical procedures to remove tumour (3) radiation oncology, provide radiation therapy (4) gynecologic oncology, treat gynecologic cancer (5) pediatric oncology, specialist of disease in children (6) haematologist-oncology, treats blood cancer

Q: What is the difference between a clinical and medical oncologist?

A: A medical oncologist provides treatment of cancer using systematic therapy (chemotherapy, hormone therapy and biological agents), whereas a clinical oncologist uses a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Q: What kind of training does an oncologist get?

A: Training as an oncologist involves four years of medical school for bachelors degree (MBBS) followed by a residency period and a post-graduate degree in oncology. The post-graduation degree may be MD in medicine/paediatrics, with a DM in medical oncology or MD in radiotherapy.

Q: Does an oncologist perform surgeries for cancer treatment?

A: A surgical oncologist, who has got training at surgical procedures can perform surgery to remove tumours.


Awards and Recognitions

Awarded as Times Achiever's Award under Legend category - 2018


MBBS - University Of Mysore, India, 1982
MS - General Surgery - Kasturba Medical College, 1988
Fellow (Surgical Oncology) - International College of Surgeons, Washington, 2000


Karnataka Medical Council


Senior Consultant Surgical Oncology, Head of the Breast Unit and The Women's Oncology Dept, Head of the Department of General Surgery at Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City


21977 Karnataka Medical Council, 1983
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