Department of Surgical Oncology - An Overview

An Overview

The Department of Surgical Oncology is a fast evolving speciality at RGCI & RC. The Department  consists of  following units:

Surgical Oncologist can provide unique surgical expertise in surgical cases unfamiliar to general surgeons. The Surgical Oncology Department aims at the following:
  • Cure or Palliate and improve quality of life emphasizing on multimodal treatment
  • Practice evidence based medicine
  • To achieve minimal morbidity and near zero mortality which is acceptable by any International norms
  • Good preoperative preparation,careful preoperative monitoring and postoperative care

The  faculty of  Surgical Oncology  consists of  8  Senior  Consultants  in  various subspecialties, 10 Consultants, Clinical Assistants in addition to Residents and DNB students.

Surgical Department has 8 major Operation Theatres, 3 Minor OT’s, 28 bedded Postop Ward and Extensive Intraoperative and Postop monitoring facilities round the clock. Post Operative care is provided by doctors and expert nurses.

Surgical  Oncology  Department  is a unique Department.  For  the  first  time in  India,  HIFU - Department  of  Genitourinary Oncology has added High Intensity Focussed Ultrasound (HIFU) for treating organ confined cancer prostate using SONABLATE 500  in an exclusive cancer centre in India. HIFU has very encouraging results and almost nil morbidity.

Robotic Surgery - Robotic surgical suite has been added in the armamentarium of surgical facilities. The Robotic Da Vinci system is being extensively used for Urological and Gynaecological Surgery, Radical Prostatectomy, Radical Cystectomy with Neobladder, Hysterectomy Wertheims are being performed routinely.

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