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Dr. Mangesh Mekha

Dr. Mangesh Mekha

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MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Oncology

Medical Oncologist

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Hematologic Oncologist

10 Years Experience Overall  (4 years as specialist)

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Dr. Mangesh Mekha is Cosultant Medical Oncologist practicing in Pune.

Baner, Pune

Jupiter Hospital

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Baner- Pimple Nilakh Road, Landmark: Near Prathamesh Park, Pune

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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

First Prize In APGCON - 2016

Education

MBBS - Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College & Sasson General Hospital, Pune, 2005
MD - Medicine - Medical College, Baroda, 2011
DM - Oncology - B J Medical College Ahemdabad, 2016

Memberships

ASCO - Sociedade Americana de Oncologia Clínica
European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)

Experience

2013 - 2016 Medical Oncology at Gujarat cancer research institute, Ahmedabad
2016 - 2017 Consultant Medical Oncologist at Jehangir Hospital , Pune

Registrations

2007040593 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2007
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