Dr Akshay Shah

Department: Medical Oncology

Designation: Senior Consultant Medical Oncology

Qualification: MBBS, DNB (Gen.Medicine), DNB (Medical Oncology & Hematology)

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7 Years of Experience


  • Jan2003 –Dec2005

Training in internal medicine

  • Nov 2006 Jan2010

Medical Oncology rotations, Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant training, and  Haematology rotations


  • Lymphoma training 
  • Management of Acute Myeloid Leukemia 
  • Management of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia 
  • Management of Multiple Myeloma 
  • Solid tumour training-management of Lung carcinomas, 
  • Breast cancer management – Ovarian & paediatric malignancies 
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma management
  • Stem cell transplant training: (Autologous and Allogeneic) Leukemias, Lymphomas, Hodgkin’s Disease, Multiple Myeloma, Thalassaemias, Sickle cell anaemia, Neuroblastomas, Germ cell tumours 
  • Umbilical cord blood transplant in Adrenoleukodystrophy 
  • Stem cell infusion during transplant, Bone marrow harvesting for stem cell collection, 
  • Management of anaemias
  • Management of pancytopenias 
  • Interpretation of bone marrow aspiration slides

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Aspirations
  • Bone Marrow Biopsies
  • Lumbar Punctures
  • Intrathecal Injections
  • Ascitic Tapping
  • Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
  • Pleural Tapping
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Venesections
  • Stein cell apheresis
  • Cryopreservation 


  • Weekly case discussions of solid tumours-like breast and lung carcinomas 
  • Weekly paper presentations on leukemias
  • Weekly presentation on ongoing stem cell transplants 
  • Fortnightly discussion on lymphomas 
  • Daily ward and transplant rounds with bed-side case discussions and presentations

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