MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Oncology
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Dr. Peush Bajpai is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka Sec 6. He was earlier associated as a senior consultant Medical oncologist at Max Hospital and BLK Superspeciality Hospital. He completed his MD Medicine and DM in Medical Oncology From Cancer Institute Adyar Chennai, European Certification in Medical Oncology and Areas of Interest - Breast Cancer, Gi Malignancies,Gynaec Malignancies and Hemato-oncology.
I am currently under going treatment under his supervision ,he is simply brilliant ,very patient centeric approch ,supportive and caring .I am blessed to have treatment under his guidance....o:-)
(We saw him at Max Super Speciality Hospital in Shalimar Bagh, but the drop down above does not show that location)
He was patient and explained everything very aptly and properly. The consultation was straight forward and not beating around the bush.
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.