The Department of Surgical Oncology performs all significant cancer surgeries and associated reconstructions. Experienced cancer surgeons, backed by Avant-garde equipment and the best infrastructure, have operated an extensive and complex range of cancer surgeries.
The department offers the following range of surgical procedures to its patients
|1.||Dr.Ganesh.M.S.||Professor & HOD|
|4.||Dr.Amrutha Prabha||Asst. Professor|
|6.||Dr.Shah Urvish Kamleshbhai||Sr. Resident|
|7.||Dr.Garima Sarawgi||Sr. Resident|
|8.||Dr.Rahul Surapaneni||Sr. Resident|
|9.||Dr.Bathala Udayee Teja||Sr. Resident|
|10.||Dr.Khyati Melanta||Sr. Resident|
Head and Neck Surgeries – Dedicated microvascular reconstruction program
Head and neck surgeries account for nearly 30% of the surgeries performed at VIMS & RC. Our trained doctors perform all kinds of oncological surgeries, including:
Abdominal and Thoracic Surgeries
It accounts for around 25% of the oncological surgeries performed here.
Oncological breast surgeries account for the next 30% of the surgeries. Our well-versed surgeons perform.
Not just above, our surgeons can also perform Genito-Urinary oncology surgeries. Following are the surgeries conducted as part of the stream.
Sarcoma Surgeries – (Large Limb Salvage Surgery Program)
Supportive Surgical Procedures
Besides the above, the surgical oncologists also perform supportive surgeries like:
In line with the three common cancers treated round the year, the department runs three speciality clinics.
1. HEAD AND NECK CLINIC on Tuesdays between 11 AM to 1 PM.
2. BREAST CLINIC on Wednesdays between 11 AM to 1 PM.
3. GYNAEC ONCOLOGY CLINIC on Thursdays between 11 AM to 1 PM.
Types of Oncology Surgery
Outdoor Facilities In Surgical Oncology
Indoor Facilities in Surgical Oncology
The Surgical Oncology department is part of the six floors Oncology block existing at Vydehi Institute of Medical science. It has 60 beds segregated into female and male wards. The wards are manned by trained surgical oncology nurses who provide high-end nursing care to patients who undergo complex cancer surgeries.
The surgical oncology department has a dedicated 6 bedded intensive care with all ventilatory and monitoring support. This helps in immediate care following prolonged and critical cancer surgeries.
The department has a separate major operation theatre with HEPA filters and a laminar flow facility. It also has advanced monitors to aid in prolonged surgery performance. There are dedicated anaesthetists for oncology surgeries. There is also a minor operation theatre and a flexible scope suite.
Advanced surgical oncology equipment
To aid the surgeons in performing high-end surgeries, the surgical oncology OT has modern surgical aids. A few worth mentioning are vessel sealing devices, disposable staplers, high-end laparoscopy equipment, operating microscope for microvascular reconstructions, electromechanical units, etc. Recently, the department has been equipped with the HIPEC unit (heated intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy unit). HIPEC unit is present with only a few cancer centers in India.
Various Support Facilities