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Dr. Ashok Vaid

Dr. Ashok Vaid

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MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Oncology

Medical Oncologist

32 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ashok Vaid is an Oncologist/Cancer Specialist in DLF Phase II, Gurgaon and has an experience of 28 years in this field. Dr. Ashok Vaid practices at Medanta - Mediclinic Cybercity in DLF Phase II, Gurgaon. The doctor completed MBBS from University of Jammu in 1984, MD - Internal Medicine from University of Jammu in 1989 and DM - Oncology from Dr. M.g.r Medical University, Chennai, India in 1993.The doctor is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA), Association of Physicians of India (API), Founder, Member of Indian Cooperative Oncology Network (ICON), Indian Society of Medical & Pediatric Oncology (ISMPO), Indian Medical Association (IMA) – Life Member, Association of Physicians of India (API), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), European Hematology Association (EHA) and Member Editorial Board - Current Trends in Asian Oncology.

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Gurgaon Sector 38, Gurgaon

Medanta-The Medicity


CH Baktawar Singh Road, Landmark: Near Rajiv Chowk, Gurgaon

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Mon - Tue, Thu - Sat

09:30 - 02:00


09:30 - 01:00


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.


Organ-Specific Cancer Treatment


Awards and Recognitions

Padma Shree Award By The President Of India For Contribution To The Field Of Medicine 14th April - 2009


MBBS - Jammu University, 1984
DNB - General Medicine - Jammu University, 1989
DM - Oncology - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1993


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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Founder, Member of Indian Cooperative Oncology Network (ICON)
Indian Society of Medical & Pediatric Oncology (ISMPO)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)


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1987 - 1989 Senior Residency at Govt. Medical College, Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, India 1987-1989
1990 - 1991 Senior Resident at Dept. of Clinical Immunology, SGPGI, Lucknow, UP, India Jan - Apr 1990
1990 - 1991 Senior Resident at Dept. of Medical Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. 1990-1991
1991 - 1993 Chairman at Division of Medical & Paediatric Oncology, Haematology & Bone Marrow / Stem Cell Transplant Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon 2009 till date
1994 - 1997 Consultant at Medical Oncologist & Lecturer Dept. of Internal Medicine Govt. Medical College, Jammu, J&K, India


2935 Haryana State Medical Council, 2007

Trainings and Certifications

Senior Resident - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1990
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