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Dr. Rupinder Sekhon

MBBS, DGO, MD( PGIMER) Dip Advanced Hysteroscopy & Laparoscopy, Germany Certified Console Surgeon In Robotic Surgery, USA Trained In Gynae Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute, Bangalore

President AOGIN India - Asia Oceania Association & Genital Infectious Neoplasia
President Elect. - Association of Gynae Oncologists of India (AGOI)
Senior Consultant And Chief Gynaecologic Oncology

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110 085
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Mahender Kumar Jain Marg, Niti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

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  • Member Institutional Review Board Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre
  • Vice President of AOGIN India (2015-2019)
  • Chairperson CME, AGOI (2017-2019)
  • Vice President AGOI (2014-2017)
  • Secretary AOGIN India (2014=2017)
  • Formerly Associate Professor Ob & Gyn
  • Delhi University Faculty of Medical Sciences
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Medical Sciences Bangalore
  • Chairperson Oncology Committee, AOGD
  • Member Ethical Committee for cervical Cancer National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research - ICMR (2015-2019)
  • Classified Specialist Obs & Gynae - Indian Air Force
  • Executive Member ISCCP
  • Associate Editor - Indian Journal of Gynae Oncology
  • Associate Editor - Asian Journal of Oncology
  • Reviewer - Journal of Colposcopy + Cervical Cancer

Dr. Rupinder Sekhon is one of the leading gynaecologic oncologists of the country with special interest in ovarian cancer and cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC in recurrent ovarian cancer. She has a large number of surgeries in cervical and endometrial cancer under her credit. She has been instrumental in developing the department of gynae oncology to the state of the art in the country which is inclusive of colposcopy, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, open and robotic gynaecologic surgeries.



  • First to be trained in Robotic surgery in Gynae Oncology at Conneticut, USA
  • First to perform Peritonectomy and HIPEC in Ovarian cancer in North India
  • Invited Speaker at MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Texas, USA
  • IARC-IFCPC - Certified Trainer in colposcopy
  • Advisory Board Member - MSD & GSK for HPV Vaccine
  • Delivered key note addresses & chaired various national and International conferences
  • Initiated PIPAC - HITHOC for Interval Cytoreductive Surgery in ovarian cancer.



  • Collaborator LACC Trial - Open Vs Robotic / Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy in collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Centre USA and Queensland Cancer Centre Australia
  • PDT- Use of PDT in Early Cervical Pre cancer Lesion- Pilot Study
  • Associate Investigator Pilot Study - Human Papillomavirus Genotype Distribution in Cervical Cancer In India Result from a multi Center Study


  • Sekhon R, Bhatla N. Gynecological cancer update. Asian Journal of Oncology. 2016 Jul 1;2(2):61.
  • Modi KB, Sekhon R, Bora RR, Giri S, Jain V, Shah S, Suhas KR, Rawal S. An Audit on the Role of PET/CT in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer in a Tertiary Care Centre. Indian Journal of Gynecologic Oncology. 2016 Sep 1;14(3):1-6.
  • Jain V, Sekhon R, Giri S, Hassan N, Batra K, Shah SH, Rawal S. Robotic-Assisted Video Endoscopic Inguinal Lymphadenectomy in Carcinoma Vulva: Our Experiences and Intermediate Results. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. 2017 Jan 1;27(1):159-65.
  • Batra Modi K, Sekhon R, Shah S, Giri S, Jain V, Mitra S, Rawal S. Recurrent Cancer of the Vulva: Clinicopathologic Prognostic Factors, Patterns of Recurrence, and Their Management. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 2016 Dec 1;32(6):339-44.
  • Giri S, Shah SH, Batra K, Jain V, Shukla H, Sekhon R, Rawal S. Presentation and Management of Inguinal Lymphadenopathy in Ovarian Cancer. Indian journal of surgical oncology. 2016 Dec 1;7(4):436-40.
  • Jain V, Sekhon R, Giri S, Bora RR, Batra K, Bajracharya A, Rawal S. Role of Radical Surgery in Early Stages of Vaginal Cancer"”Our Experience. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. 2016 Jul 1;26(6):1176-81.
  • Giri S, Shah SH, Batra Modi K, Rajappa SK, Shukla H, Shrestha E, Jain V, Sekhon R, Rawal S. Factors Affecting Perioperative Outcomes After CRS and HIPEC for Advanced and Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: A Prospective Single Institutional Study. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 2017 Feb 1;33(1):4-11.
  • Wani NH, Sekhon R, Giri S, Rawal SK. Hepatoid carcinoma of ovary: a very rare histopathological finding. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017 Jan 4;3(3):824-6.
  • Giri S, Lal P, Rawal S, Sekhon R. Routine appendicectomy be performed as a part of surgical staging in ovarian cancer. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Dec 7;5(12):4263-5.
  • Leblanc E, Narducci F, Bresson L, Hudry N, Sekhon R. Surgery for early stage endometrial carcinoma in the obese patient. Asian Journal of Oncology. 2016 Jul 1;2(2):63.
  • Basu P, Roychowdhury S, Bafna UD, Chaudhury S, Kothari S, Sekhon R, Saranath D, Biswas S, Gronn P, Silva I, Siddiqi M. Human papillomavirus genotype distribution in cervical cancer in India: results from a multi-center study. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009 Jan 1;10(1):27-34.

Specialized Areas

  • Secondary cytoreductive surgery in ovarian cancer
  • Recurrences in cancer endometrium
  • Radical Vulvectomy with Inguinal Lypmph node Dissection and other complex surgeries for vaginal & vulvar cancer.

Educational Background

  • MD PGIMER, Chandigarh, 1982-1985
  • DGO, Govt. Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, 1980-1982
  • MBBS, Govt. Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, 1975-1980


  • 2000-2004 - Associate Professor Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Delhi University Faculty of Medical Science Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi
  • 1996-2000 - Rajiv Gandhi University of Medical Sciences Bangalore
  • 1986-2004 - Armed Forces Veteran Classified Specialist, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Indian Air Force
  • 1983-1986 - Assistant Research Officer in WHO-RCC at PGIMER, Chandigarh


  • Member Ethics Committee ICPO (Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology)
  • Member Oncology Committee AOGD
  • Member Scientific Committee - IGCS 2016
  • Visiting Fellow Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

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Our Locations
  • Sir Chotu Ram Marg, Sector – 5, Rohini Institutional Area, Rohini, New Delhi, Delhi – 110085, India

    +91-11-47022222 | Fax +91 11 27051037

  • Squadron Leader Mahender Kumar Jain Marg, Block K, Niti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

    +91-11-45822222 / +91-11-45822200

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