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About Tata Memorial Center in India


The Tata Memorial Hospital is situated in Parel, Mumbai in India. It is a specialist cancer treatment and research centre, closely associated with the Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC). In 1957 the Ministry of Health took over the Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai. The transfer of the administrative control of the Tata Cancer hospital (Tata Memorial Hospital & Cancer Research Institute) to the Department of Atomic Energy in 1962 was the next major milestone. Starting as an 80-bed hospital covering an area of 15,000 square metres, Tata memorial hospital mumbai now has more than 600 beds spread over almost 70,000 square metres. The annual budget of Rs5 lakh in 1941 is now close to Rs120 crore. It is a landmark on the global health map and particularly important to this part of the world. Nearly 25,000 patients visit the clinics each year, not only from all over India but from all over the world as well.


Ex. Doctors of Tata Memorial Hospital

Dr. Suresh Advani– MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship
Director - Medical Oncology


Dr. Suresh Advani was Ex.Director of the department of Medical Oncology at Tata memorial Hospital. He has served for more than 10 years in Tata memorial Hospital Mumbai and served thousands of patients. The doctor now is Chairman of S L Raheja Hospital and Nanavati Hospital, Dr. Suresh Advani has over 35 years of rich experience in his field.
He obtained the MBBS and MD Medicine degrees from Grant Medical College, Mumbai and then served as Medical Oncologist at Tata Memorial Hospital for many years, as during late 90’s Tata hospital Mumbai used to have Oncology branch but nobody was aware of the treatment & procedure.


Dr. Suresh Advani himself took on the practice & trained many professionals which are currently working & still taking help of him at Tata memorial Hospital. In short, he is the one of the Contributor setting up Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai. If we talk about current Scenario, Tata Memorial hospital is one of the best cancer hospital & itself got the name Tata cancer Hospital. As To further gain experience in the field of bone marrow transplantation, Dr. Suresh went to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington. There he got a chance to work with 1990’s Nobel Prize winner Dr. E Donnall Thomas, who is a famous Oncologist and known as the father of bone-marrow transplantation.

He has always been the man of willpower, diagnosed with poliomyelitis at an early age, Dr. Suresh Advani had never let this come in the way of his medical journey. Like tata cancer hospital Dr. Suresh Advani also is in constant effort to provide support to the people in need. During his working tenure in Tata cancer hospital Mumbai he made ground breaking changes which are still back bone of the organization. Tata hospital Mumbai and Dr. Suresh Advani both has become the choice to do the cancer treatment in India.

Dr Suresh Advani Oncologist is the recipient of many international and national awards including the Padmashri Award, the highest civilian honour granted by the President of India. He has received many awards for his work in the field of Oncology during his successful time at Tata cancer hospital Mumbai. Out of them few are “Dhanvantari Award (2002)”, “PADMASHRI” by Government of India (2002) and “PADMABHUSHAN” by Government of India (2012).  Dr. Suresh Advani Practiced all of the above trials at Tata Memorial hospital Mumbai making it best cancer hospital.

Education

    Medical School & Fellowships

  • MBBS - Grant Medical College, Bombay University, 1970
  • MD - General Medicine - Grant Medical College, Mumbai, 1973
  • Fellowship - Indian College of Physicians
  • Fellowship - National Academy Of Medical Sciences
  • Fellowship - Medical Oncology - Yamagiwa -Yoshida Memorial International Cancer Study Grant, International Union Against Cancer, 1986

    Training

  • Training - Medical Oncology - Royal Marsden Hospital, London
  • Training - Bone Marrow Transplantation Procedure and Medical Oncology - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, Seattle, Washington, USA, 1981
  • Training in International Cancer Research Technology Transfer - International Union Against Cancer, 1981

Experience

  • Medical Oncology, Director- Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai , currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Senior Consultant- S L Raheja Hospital, Mahim West , currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Senior Consultant - Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai , currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Consultant- Nanavati Hospital, Vile Parle , currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Medical Oncologist- Sushrut Hospital

Awards and Achievements

  • Dhanvantari Award
  • Nazli Gad-el-Mawla Award by The International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research
  • Padma Bhushan Award by Government of India
  • Padma Shree Award by Government of India



Dr. Boman Dhabhar– MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Fellowship
Consultant - Medical Oncology


Dr Boman Dhabar is one of the many names which has been associated tata memorial hospital. He is currently working as Consultant at the Department of Medical Oncology in Fortis Hospital, Dr. Boman Nariman Dhabhar has over 23 years of experience in his field. He has received his initial training in tata hospital Mumbai. After completing his MBBS, he went on to pursue MD-Internal Medicine from Mumbai University and then underwent Super specialization training in Medical Oncology and Hema-Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai. He also completed his Certification and Fellowship in Medical Oncology from European Society of Medical Oncology, The University Of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, U.S.A. and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Washington, U.S.A. Dr. Boman stood sixth among all International Oncologists in ESMO Medical Oncology Examination, Vienna but he always admire about the experience he had in tata hospital Mumbai.


Remembering the time of association with tata memorial hospital he says that it was most tiring days of his life which he has spent in tata hospital Mumbai. He also says being an oncologist in tata hospital Mumbai has made him a better man. The working with the organization like tata cancer hospital was the best learning period.


Dr. Boman Nariman Dhabhar's training in Medical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital included extensive work on immune - compromised patients, inserting and care of central venous lines, administration of chemotherapeutic agents for hematological and solid tumors. Dr. Boman Nariman Dhabhar has also been published in numerous journals, both nationally and internationally. Now he has become a great name in the field of oncology like many others who came has association with tata cancer hospital. He also have underwent many research while working in tata memorial hospital Mumbai. He has treated several patients suffering from cancers and tumours in India and gives every patient the best of medical care at Tata hospital Mumbai. He along with Dr. Suresh Advani pioneer of Tata Cancer Hospital, was one of the members to successfully set up Tata cancer hospital Mumbai. He is considered as one of the best oncologist in Tata memorial Hospital. Some of the best cancer doctors from other countries are still training under Dr. Boman Nariman Dhabhar, even he is as a senior consultant at Tata memorial Hospital.

Education

    Medical School & Fellowships

  • MBBS - LTMG Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, 1984
  • MD - Internal Medicine - LTMG Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, 1988
  • Fellowship - Bone Marrow Transplant - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2000

    Training

  • Clinical Exchange Program - Medical Oncology - University of Texas, USA, 2002
  • Super Specialization Training - Medical Oncology and Hemato Oncology - Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 1992
  • Certification - Medical Oncology - European Society of Medical Oncology, 1999

Experience

  • Medical Oncology, Consultant- Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai , currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Consultant- Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai , currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Consultant- Fortis Hospital, Mulund , currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Consultant- Global Hospital, Parel
  • Hemato-Oncology, Consultant- Kuwait Cancer Control Centre, Kuwait , 1990
  • Medical Oncology, Consultant- CrediHealth Video

Awards and Achievements

  • Stood FIRST in MD - Internal Medicine, LTMMC & General Hospital, Mumbai
  • Stood sixth among all International Oncologists in ESMO Medical Oncology Examination, Vienna





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