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Dr. Vinod Raina

Dr. Vinod Raina

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MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Oncology

Medical Oncologist

25 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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The Executive Director at the department of Medical Oncology, Haematology & BMT in Fortis Hospital Gurgaon, Dr Vinod Raina has over 36 years of rich professional experience in his field. Before joining Fortis Hospital, Dr Vinod Raina was associated with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi as Professor and Head of Medical Oncology department. Dr. Vinod Raina has performed 250+ transplants personally and under his aegis at AIIMS, the team had performed more than 300 transplants for different cancers - which is the highest number of transplants in India in the last 10 years (includes about 250 allotransplants). He has a special interest in treatment of breast cancer, lung cancer, blood cancer (Acute and Chronic Leukemia, Lymphomas) and Gastrointestinal cancer. Dr Vinod Raina has performed the first high-dose chemotherapy and peripheral blood stem cell transplant in India in 1994 and has extensive knowledge in medical oncology. Dr Vinod Raina has been involved actively in research and has chaired more than 50 research projects at AIIMS. He has more than 200 research publications to his name in national and international journals.

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Gurgaon Sector 44, Gurgaon

Fortis Memorial Research Institute


Sector 44, Gurugram, Landmark: Opposite HUDA City Centre Metro Station, Gurgaon

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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

Performed first high dose chemotherapy and peripheral blood stem cell


MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1974
DNB - General Medicine - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1977
DM - Oncology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1984


Member of Indian Society of Oncology
Member of European Society of Medical Oncology
Member of Association of Physicians of India


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Delhi Cancer Registry ,Head at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)


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