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Dr. Namita Sharma

Dr. Namita Sharma

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MBBS

General Physician

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21 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Namita Sharma is a Medical Oncologist and General Physician in Vasant Kunj, Delhi and has an experience of 21 years in these fields. Dr. Namita Sharma practices at Institute Of Liver And Biliary Sciences in Vasant Kunj, Delhi. He completed MBBS from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 1999 and DM - General Medicine from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 2003.

Vasant Kunj, Delhi

Institute Of Liver And Biliary Sciences

3.5

D-1, Vasant Kunj, Landmark: Chhatarpur Metro Station, Delhi

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Tue, Thu, Sat

10:00 - 05:00

400

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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 1999

Registrations

36839 Delhi Medical Council, 2008

Trainings and Certifications

DM - General Medicine - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 2003
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