Max Institute of Oncology (Cancer Care) strives to provide the patients with expert treatment and care.
Max Cancer Center is dedicated towards providing specialized care to its patients with consultation from experts from different specialities and departments. The Center follows international cancer treatment protocols to offer a cost-effective treatment that is holistic in approach.
Welcome to the Department of Oncology, a center of excellence in patient care, medical education and research. Our doctors and surgeons in the oncology department are specialists in this field and aim to provide coordinated and holistic care that is focused on the complete needs of the patients. Right from cancer screening, early detection, multi-disciplinary treatment to rehabilitation, Max Healthcare provides complete cancer care to patients.
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Dr. Harit Chaturvedi
Chairman – Cancer Care, Director & Chief Consultant - Surgical Oncology
Dr. Harit Chaturvedi started his oncology career at the esteemed and well known Cancer Institute, Adyar (Chennai). Dr. Chaturvedi has performed surgeries at live surgical workshops and has been championing the cause for cancer awareness and been a crusader against Tobacco for the last 15 years through various cancer foundations. He is widely respected for his clinical and surgical skills.
Dr. Chaturvedi leads the Oncology team at Max Healthcare consisting of 80 oncologists spread across 7 major super specialty centres, and other standalone centres across Delhi NCR and North India. Dr. Chaturvedi’s focus is on providing quality care through various initiatives like the virtual Tumour boards and driving sub specialty build up across the Max centres. Dr. Chaturvedi drives the ambitious oncology vision at Max Healthcare with a strong focus on people, processes and systems and has key role in clinical quality processes, clinician recruitment and long term vision and strategy for the group.
He is the President-elect of the Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists and until recently was also the President of Indian Society of Oncology. Prior to joining Max Healthcare, Dr. Chaturvedi was associated with Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi (2004-09) Apollo Hospital, New Delhi (2000-04) and Batra Hospital, New Delhi (1995-99)
He is a voracious reader and in his leisure time likes spending time with family.
Appointment Doctor: HARIT CHATURVEDI
M.B.B.S & M.S – G.S.V.M Medical College, Kanpur, India
M.Ch. (Surgical Oncology) – Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai, India
President-Elect, Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists
President, Oncology Forum
Immediate Past President, India Society of Oncology
Founder President, Core Cancer Foundation
Member, Association of Surgeons of India
Member, Association of Breast Surgeons of India (ABSI)
Member, Association of Radiation Oncologists of India
Member, Radiation Research Society (RRS), USA
Member, Americal Society for Therapeutic Oncology (ASTRO)
Empanel led by WHO & UNO as a recommended doctor
Member Editorial Board JCRT
Chief – Radiation Oncology Pan Max from April 2009 till date
Senior Consultant & Coordinator - Radiation Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi.
Senior Consultant, Radiation Oncology at Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre, New Delhi
Specialised training - Royal Marsden Hospital for cancers of the Head & Neck region, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital for Childhood Cancer, whole body electron treatment training at Hammersmith Hospital & Neutron therapy at Clatterbridge Hospital.
Dr. Anand received higher training in various aspects of radiation oncology with special focus on Conformal Radiation Therapy & Intraoperative Brachytherapy at New York Hospital Medical Centre of Queens, New York
Commonwealth fellowship & worked at The Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London
Nargis Dutt Foundation Fellowship at the New York Hospital Medical Centre of Queens, New York, affiliated to Cornell University.
Post graduation (MD) in Radiotherapy from AIIMS, Delhi.
MBBS from NRSMCH, KOLKATA.
Has been extensively trained in reputed cancer centers in IMRT, IGRT, and Brachytherapy, both in India and abroad (Italy, UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, China, Turkey, Spain Singapore, Denmark, and Switzerland etc.)
Radiation therapy of different parts of the body
Head and neck cancer
Association of Radiation Oncologist of India (AROI)
Indian Society of Oncology (ISO)
European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ESTRO)
American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO)
European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
Indian society of Hyperthermia and Brachytherapy
Senior Consultant Radiation Oncology at major cancer hospitals in Delhi and NCR region since 1993.
Had keen interest in chemoradiation protocols in head and neck cancers and thoracic tumors since his AIIMS days and had been active participant in a significant number of trials at AIIMS.
He was the pioneer of starting IGRT techniques in north India.
He worked as HOD & Chief Radiation Oncologist at various private hospitals in Delhi
Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at B.R. Ambedkar Institute, Rotary Cancer Hospital (BRIRCH), AIIMS, Delhi.
Registrar & pool officer in the Department of Radiation Oncology at B.R. Ambedkar Institute, Rotary Cancer Hospital (BRIRCH), AIIMS, Delhi
He is the guide for postgraduate students and principal investigator in clinical trials
Consultant - Medical Oncology, Haematology & Bone Marrow Transplant
DM (Clinical Hematology) CMC Vellore -Aug 15
MD (General Medicine) Pt BD Sharma PGIMS Rohtak
Management of Thalassemia, Aplastic Anemia
Adult and Pediatric Leukemia
Senior Resident- AIIMS (2011-2012)
DM Senior Resident- CMC Vellore (2012-2015)
Ghalaut PS, Chaudhary U, Ghalaut VS, Aggarwal S, Sood V, Dixit G. Cefipime vs Ceftazidime as empirical therapy for fever in neutropenic patients with hematological malignancies. Indian j hematol blood transfusion 2007
Ghalaut PS, Sen R, Dixit G. Role of GCSF in chemotherapy induced neutropenia. JAPI 2008;56:942-944
Ghalaut PS, Chaudhary U, Ghalaut VS, Dhingra A, Dixit G, Aggarwal S. piperacillin Tazobactum plus amikacin vs. Ceftazidime plus amikacin as empirical therapy for fever in neutropenic patients with hematological malignancies. Indian j hematol blood transfusion 2011; 27 (3): 131 -135
Dixit G, Dhingra A, Diksha K. Vincristine induced cranial neuropathy. JAPI 2012;60:56-58
Singh AK, Dixit G, Sharma S, Yadav R, Agrawal N, Sarkar C et al. Skin manifestations associated with mantle cell lymphoma : a case report. Mediter jour of hematol and infectious diseases 2013 ; 5(1)
Oral presentation at Hematocon 2013 - incidence of invasive fungal infections following allogenic stem cell transplant - a single centre experience
Asia Pacific BMT meet 2015 - Oral presentation on Iron depletion therapy in Ex Thalassemics
First Prize in PHOCON -2014, National Hematology Quiz
M.B.B.S.Govt. Medical College, Patiala, Punjab, India, 1994 to 1998
MD (Medicine): Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India. Jan 2000 to Dec 2002
Completed DNB 3 year super speciality degree training program in Medical Oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi, India from Feb 2004 to Feb 2007 leading to award of title of DNB Medical Oncology
Area of Specialization
Medical Oncology & Hemato Oncology
European Hematology Association (EHA)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
Indian Cooperative Oncology Network (ICON)
Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology (ISMPO)
Senior Resident, Dept. of Medicine, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India. Feb. 2003 to May 2003
Senior Resident, Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi, India. May 2003 to Feb 2004
Associate Consultant and then as consultant Medical Oncology in Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon from April 2007 to Oct 2009
Consultant Medical Oncology and Hemato-Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Medanta Cancer Institute, Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon
Presently working as Consultant Medical Oncology and Hemato-Oncology- Max Super Specialty Hospital, Mohali
Silver Medal - First Rank Pathology
Silver Medal - First Rank Preventive & Social Medicine
Bronze Medal - Second Rank Aggregate 2nd Prof. MBBS Institute - Govt. Medical College, Patiala, Punjab, India
“Rashtriya Gaurav Award” by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi in Sept 2009
Senior Consultant - Head & Neck Surgery, Head at Gurgaon
Dr.Biswajyoti Hazarika has been in the field of Head & Neck surgery for the last 8 years. His specialization includes surgery for cancer of the head and neck region (which comprises the oral cavity, nose and para-nasal sinuses, larynx, pharynx, thyroid gland, parathyroid (the salivary glands) and plastic & microvascular reconstruction of the resected part
Before joining Max Healthcare, Dr Hazarika was working in Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai. During the same period he was a visiting surgeon in the Department of ENT to two Municipality hospitals in Mumbai, namely BYL Nair Hospital & Medical College and Lokmanya Tilak Hospital & Medical College. He has worked as a senior resident in Head & Neck Services in Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore and in Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute in Guwahati, Assam and as a resident in Plastic Reconstruction and Microvascular unit, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.
Dr Hazarika has several contributions in national and international medical journals and has chaired sessions in national head and surgery conferences
Appointment Doctor: Biswajyoti Hazarika
Guwahati Medical College & Hospital, Guwahati (MBBS)
DNB Surgery : Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre,New Delhi
M.Ch (Surgical Oncology) : Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
Fellowship (Thoracic Oncology) : Tata Memorial Hospital
Fellowship (Uro-Oncology) : Tata Memorial Hospital
Consultant :-Surgical Oncology : SPS Apollo Hospital, Ldh
Specialist Registrar : Tata Memorial Hospital , New Delhi
Senior Resident : AIIMS, New Delhi
Senior Resident : Batra Hospital, New Delhi
Oral Paper at SIOP, London 2012: Patterns ofcomplications and the efficacy of antibiotic lock in salvage of hickman catheters in pediatric patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant: experience from a tertiary care centre in India
Poster at SIOP, London, 2012: Primary cervical (neck)neuroblastoma (A Single-Institution Experience)
Publications & Research
Review Article ; Oral Cancer : Premalignant conditions and screening –an Update
Gonadal metastasis in Neuroblastoma Pediatric Blood Cancer
Role of newer non surgical techniques in Prostate Cancer Management
Contributed to chapter “Renal cell carcinoma” in Textbook of Association of Surgeons of India
Contribution to Evidence Based Medicine – guidelines for urological cancers published by Tata Memorial Hospital 2010
A review of 72 partial nephrectomy cases for T1N0M0 renal cell carcinoma from 2005 to 2012
A review of 199 cases of squamous cell carcinoma of urinary bladder at Tata Memorial Hospital from 1990 to 2009
A prospective study comparing stapled hemorrhoidectomy and open (Milligan Morgan) hemorrhoidectomy”
Breast rhabdomyosarcoma : A rare clinical entity Pediatric Blood Cancer
Retrospective study of major Salivary Gland : Tumors of 650 patients presenting to TMH between 2003 to 2012
Technology facilitates correct diagnosis of various ailments for best and shortest road to recovery. Get a closer glimpse of our cutting-edge-technology in the gallery below.
MRI 1.5 Tesla
Dexa Scan (Bone Densitometry)
Interventional Radiology Suite (Cath Lab) | X-ray
MRI 3.0 Tesla
Bilateral Total Knee Replacement using computer navigation system
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Vitamin D deficiency - Public Health Talk (Part IV)
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