Dr Akshay Tiwari is the Head of Musculoskeletal Surgical Oncology at Max Institute of Cancer Care, Max Superspeciality Hospital, Saket. He is a fellowship trained Musculoskeletal/ Orthopaedic oncologist and has been exclusively involved for more than a decade in the care of patients suffering from cancers/ tumors of bone and soft tissue. Extensively trained in this highly specialised field, his areas of interest are primary malignant bone tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, benign aggressive bone tumors and metastatic bone disease. Dr Akshay is credited with setting up the first exclusive Musculoskeletal/ Orthopaedic oncology unit in Delhi- NCR, and has performed more than 1500 surgeries exclusively for patients suffering from bone and soft tissue tumours. The first Stryker Nav 3 Navigation system for orthopedic oncology in India was set up at Max Institute of Cancer Care, Saket, and its use was pioneered by Dr Akshay Tiwari.
Dr Akshay has been trained at world-renowned institutes of excellence in musculoskeletal oncology i.e Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Italy and Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai , and has numerous national and international publications and presentations on musculoskeletal oncology to his credit. He is on the Orthopedic Oncology Editorial Boards of renowned journals and his area of surgical expertise includes limb salvage surgery for bone and soft tissue tumors, reconstructive orthopedic surgery and surgical management of spinal tumors. Being one of the very few orthopedic surgeons in the country who are dedicated purely to bone and soft tissue tumors , he has developed keen interest in surgeries such as internal hemipelvectomy, extra corporeal radiotherapy and reimplantation of bone tumors, total femur replacement and en bloc resection of sarcomas of the spine and rotationplasty.
As the Head of Musculoskeletal Surgical Oncology at Max Institute of Cancer Care, Dr Akshay proudly leads a team of professionals who adhere strictly to evidence based principles combined with innovations individualized to the needs of the patient , in order to completely remove/ treat the disease while maintaining the form and function of the limb affected by cancer.