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Dr. Somashekhar S.P. Surgical Oncologist in Bangalore

Dr. Somashekhar S.P.

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncologist

29 Years Experience Overall  (21 years as specialist)

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Dr. Somashekhar S.P. is a Surgical Oncologist at Aster Hospitals, Bangalore. He is a Consultant and Head of the Department of Surgical Oncology at Aster Hospitals Comprehensive Cancer Centre. Dr. Somashekhar, who is one among the most accomplished super speciality consultants in Surgical Oncology, Robotic Surgery, HIPEC, PIPAC in India, as the Chairman of Medical Advisory Boarding & Global Director of Aster International Institute of Oncology. Dr. Somashekhar is an expert in Colo-rectal Surgery, Gastro Intestinal Surgery, Gynaecology, Head & Neck Surgery, Oncologic Surgery. He has completed his MBBS from Mysore University, MS (Gen. Surgery) from Gujarat University, MCh (Surgical Oncology) from Gujarat University, Fellowships (FRCS) from Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), and Fellowship Robotic Surgery from Buffallo (USA). Dr. Somashekhar has won Millenium Gold medal & Dr. D.D. Patel Gold Medal for excellence in Onco Surgery. He holds various memberships and certifications which include Member of Association of Surgeons of India, Member Indian Association Of Surgical Oncology, Executive Member and Treasurer Association of Gynaecology Surgeons India, and Member Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.He had training in Gynaecological Oncology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Advanced Liver Surgery at Paul Brouses Hospital, Paris, Thoracic Onco Fellowship at Shanghai Chest Institute Beijing, Breast & Oncoplasty Fellowship from IEO Italy and UPMC Pittsburgh. He has performed over 3000 Robotic Surgeries which is the highest number of complex Robotic Onco Surgeries in the country and over 1000 HIPEC procedure in abdominal cancers, which is the largest series in Asia. He was instrumental in introducing SLNB Sentinel Node Biopsy in India way back in 2001.

Hebbal, Bangalore

Aster CMI Hospital


No. 43/2, New Airport Road, NH.7, Hebbal, Sahakara Nagar, Landmark: Opposite Godrej Apartments, Bangalore

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10:00 - 04:00

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A: Dr. Somashekhar S.P. has the following qualifications - MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Oncology. You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.


Awards and Recognitions

Recipient of Millennium Gold Medal Award - 2006 ASI - SSB for work in Sentinel Lymp Node - 2006
Editor and Author of various Textbook and operative Atlas's on Oncosurgery and Breast Surgery, Gynaecological Oncology & Robotic Surgery
Has contributed several chapters to various International and National Textbook Oncology
Initiated HIPEC program for Peritoneal Surface Malignancy & has done largest number of HIPEC in India
Holder of Gujarat University record for highest individual marks in Mch (Oncosurgery) Exams


MBBS - Karnataka University, India, 1995
MS - General Surgery - B J Medical College, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, 1999
MCh - Surgical Oncology - B J Medical College, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, 2002


40358 Karnataka Medical Council, 1995

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