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Best Oncologists in Delhi, India

Dr. Surender Kumar Dabas

Vice Chairman - Oncology & Chief - Robotic Surgery


Cancer Centre, Head and Neck Cancer Programme, Thoracic Cancer Programme, Gynaecologic Cancer Programme, Breast Cancer Programme, Thorax & Lung Cancer Programme, Thyroid Cancer Programme, Advance Urology Cancer Programme, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Programme, Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Programme, Cancer Robotic Surgery Programme

Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit

Senior Director - Medical Oncology


Cancer Centre, Thoracic Cancer Programme, Head and Neck Cancer Programme, Gynaecologic Cancer Programme, Paediatric Cancer Programme, Breast Cancer Programme, Thorax & Lung Cancer Programme, Advance Urology Cancer Programme, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Programme, Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Programme, Lymphoma Cancer Programme, Thyroid Cancer Programme

Dr. Chandragouda Dodagoudar

Director - Medical Oncology


Cancer Centre, Head and Neck Cancer Programme, Breast Cancer Programme, Gynaecologic Cancer Programme, Thoracic Cancer Programme, Thorax & Lung Cancer Programme, Thyroid Cancer Programme, Advance Urology Cancer Programme, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Programme, Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Programme, Lymphoma Cancer Programme, Paediatric Cancer Programme

Dr. Yajvender Pratap Singh Rana

Director - Urology, Uro- Oncology, Andrology and Kidney Transplant


Cancer Centre, Centre For Renal Sciences & Kidney Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Advance Urology Cancer Programme, Reconstructive Urology, Laparoscopic Urology, Female Urology, Andrology, Technology For Renal Care, Endourology

Dr. Ashwani Sharma

Director - Surgical Oncology & Robotic Surgery


Cancer Centre, Breast Cancer Programme, Thoracic Cancer Programme, Thorax & Lung Cancer Programme, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Programme, Cancer Robotic Surgery Programme

Dr. Sayed Assif Iqbal

Associate Director - Surgical Oncology & Robotic Surgery


Cancer Centre, Head and Neck Cancer Programme, Thoracic Cancer Programme, Breast Cancer Programme, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Programme, Cancer Robotic Surgery Programme

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Dr. Rahul Kapoor

Associate Director - Surgical Oncology, Reconstructive Surgery


Cancer Centre, Cancer Reconstructive Surgery Programme

Dr. Deepak Kumar Mittal

Associate Director - Radiation Oncology - Radiation Oncology


Cancer Centre, Paediatric Cancer Programme, Thorax & Lung Cancer Programme, Head and Neck Cancer Programme, Thoracic Cancer Programme, Breast Cancer Programme, Thyroid Cancer Programme, Advance Urology Cancer Programme, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Programme, Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Programme, Lymphoma Cancer Programme, Gynaecologic Cancer Programme

Dr. Pankaj Kumar Pande

Associate Director - Surgical Oncology & Robotic Surgery


Cancer Centre, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Programme, Cancer Robotic Surgery Programme

Dr. Vinay Kumar Verma

Principal Consultant - Surgical Oncology, Reconstructive Surgery


Cancer Centre, Cancer Reconstructive Surgery Programme

Dr. Nidhi Nayyar

Sr. Consultant - Gynaecologic Surgical Oncology & Robotic Surgery


Cancer Centre, Gynaecologic Cancer Programme, Cancer Robotic Surgery Programme

Dr. Reetesh Ranjan

Sr. Consultant - Surgical Oncology, Head & Neck Oncology


Cancer Centre, Head and Neck Cancer Programme, Thyroid Cancer Programme, Cancer Robotic Surgery Programme

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is an Oncologist?

An oncologist is a cancer specialist who diagnoses and treats cancer patients. They work with other specialists to design treatment plans and provide supportive care.

2. What are the Conditions & types of disease treated by Oncologists?

Common conditions treated by Oncologists are-

3. When do I need to see an oncologist?

You need to see an Oncologist if you have symptoms such as-

  • A persistent lump
  • Unintended weight loss
  • Overwhelming fatigue
  • Unexplained pain;

If you are a cancer patient or suspected case of cancer, your physician will refer you to an Oncologist.

4. How does an oncologist diagnose cancer?

Your doctor will take a note of medical history, family history and personal history such as tobacco, gutka chewing etc. Your doctor may ask you to undergo the following tests that can help in the diagnosis of cancer.

  • Blood tests
  • Urine tests
  • Blood sample for tumour markers
  • CT scan
  • MRI
  • PET scan
  • Ultrasound
  • Biopsy

5. What are the different types of oncologists?

There are three major types of cancer specialists

  • Medical Oncologists - They treat cancer using medications and use modalities such as chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy.
  • Radiation Oncologists - They use high energy X-Ray beams (radiation therapy) to kill cancer cells.
  • Surgical Oncologists - They perform surgery to remove the cancerous tissue.

There are oncologists for each speciality. Some of the common cancer specialists are-

  • Neuro-oncologists
  • Pediatric oncologists
  • Geriatric oncologists
  • Hematologist-oncologists
  • Thoracic oncologists
  • Urologic oncologists
  • Gynecologic oncologists

6. What does an oncologist do on the first visit?

In the first appointment, your cancer specialist will perform a thorough examination. The doctor will take your medical, personal and family history and ask you to undergo certain diagnostic tests.

7. How does an oncologist help?

A cancer doctor helps by -

  • Confirming the initial diagnosis
  • Explaining the stage of cancer and diagnosis in detail to patients.
  • Preparing a personalized treatment plan
  • Overseeing during the entire treatment execution
  • Managing symptoms
  • Managing side effects of treatment