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Dr. R K Deshpande General Surgeon in Mumbai

Dr. R K Deshpande

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery

General Surgeon

42 Years Experience Overall  (41 years as specialist)

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98% (284 patients)

Dr. Ramakant (Raman) Deshpande is presently the Chief of Thoracic Surgical Oncology at the Asian Institute of Oncology ( at Somaiya Ayurvihar Sion Mumbai] ). Formerly he was at the Tata Memorial Hospital as the Chief of Thoracic Services till 2002. He graduated from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli and completed his Post-graduation at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He was later trained at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre and began his career at the Bangalore Kidwai Cancer Centre in 1982. He joined the Tata Memorial Hospital on staff from 1985 - 2002.He has over 50 publications to his credit in national and international journals including chapters on Management of cancer in Lung in the Text book of Cancer published by the National Book Trust of India. He was the first person to introduce Thoracoscopic surgery at the Tata Memorial Hospital' Mumbai He has conducted several conferences and continues to be active in public education in the fight against Cancer.His special interests are in management of Thoracic Tumours [Lung and oesophagus], Breast cancer and Children's Cancer. He has specialized in endoscopic surgery- particularly Thoracoscopy.Presently he is the Director of Asian Institute of Oncology, conceived by a group of Senior Consultants who were previously attached to the Tata Memorial Hospital.

Kemps Corner, Mumbai

Asian Cancer Institute


93, 95, August Kranti Road, Kemps Corner, Cumballa Hill, Landmark: Opposite Shiv Sagar Hotel, Mumbai

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10:00 - 01:00

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A: Dr. R K Deshpande has the following qualifications - MBBS, MS - General Surgery. You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.


Thoracoscopic surgery
Breast Surgery
Lobectomy & Esophagectomy



MBBS - Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, (KIMS), 1978
MS - General Surgery - Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 1982


Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)


1982 - Present Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology at Kidwai Institute of Oncology
1985 - 2002 Surgeon and Professor of Surgical Oncology at Tata Memorial Centre
2002 - 2015 Director and Executive Vice Chairman at Asian Institute of Oncology
2016 - 2017 Executive Chairman at Asian Cancer Institute


39196 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1978
15798 Karnataka Medical Council, 1978

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Kemps Corner