Dr Sanket Shah

Department: Surgical Oncology

Designation: Consultant

Qualification: MBBS, MS, MCh

Dr Sanket Shah is a highly trained and skilled Surgical Oncologist with over 12 years of working experience. He received his undergraduate degree from the renowned D.Y Patil Medical College, his postgraduate degree from Rajiv Gandhi Institution of Health Sciences after which he got his surgical training from the esteemed Homi Bhabha National Institute.

He has performed various complex oncological surgeries in multiple departments such as head & neck, breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecology, soft tissue, and thoracic.

Dr Shah has successfully performed procedures such as thyroidectomy, laryngectomy, breast-conserving surgery +/- type, oncoplasty, sigmoid colectomy, anterior resection, high inguinal orchidectomy, retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, ovarian mass excision with primary cytoreduction, interval cytoreduction, wide excision of soft tissue sarcoma, melanomas, transthoracic esophagectomy, mediastinoscopy, lung resections, and many more.

His research work has been remarkable, he has presented his work at various conferences and CMEs where he received peer and critical acclaim. Also Conducted multiple awareness camp for multiple corporate offices, Breast cancer awareness camps and screening.


12 Years of Experience


  • August 2017 to Present

Consultant Surgical Oncologist, Global Hospitals, Mumbai

  • August 2016 to July 2017

Specialist Senior Resident, Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai

  • August 2013 to July 2016

Senior Resident, Surgical Tata Memorial Oncology Hospital, Mumbai

  • August 2012 to July 2013

Senior Resident, GI & HPB Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai

  • June 2011 to May 2012

Clinical Assistant, Surgical Oncology, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital



  • Gastrointestinal – Subtotal & total gastrectomy, Whipple’s procedure /PPPD, Radical and revision cholecystectomy, Right and left hemicolectomy, Sigmoid colectomy, Anterior resection, Abdomino perineal resections, excision of retroperitoneal sarcomas.Good amount in laparoscopic exposure for GI malignancies. Have performed advanced laparoscopic surgeries for GI malignancies.
  • Breast – Modified radical mastectomy, Breast conserving surgery +/- type I Oncoplasty, Radical mastectomy, Sentinel lymph node biopsy, Axillary sampling & clearance, Supraclavicular & internal mammary lymph node dissection.
  • Thoracic – Transthoracic esophagectomy, Transhiatal esophagectomy, Mediastinoscopy, Lung resections ( lobectomy/ pneumonectomy), Sleeve resections, pulmonary metastatectomy, Chest wall tumor resections, Median sternotomy, Mediastinal tumor excision.Good exposure to VATS esophagectomy, lobectomy & metastatetomy. Robotic esophagectomy, lobectomy & thymectomy.
  • Head & neck – Commando procedure, Composite bite resections, Maxillectomy, Radical & modified radical neck dissection, Thyroidectomy, Laryngectomy, Salivary gland tumours.
  • Genitourinary – High inguinal orchidectomy, Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, Radical cystectomy with ileal conduit, partial & total penectomy with modified & radical groin node dissection, Radical and partial nephrectomy.
  • Gynecology – Total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salphingo-oophorectomy, Ovarian mass excision with primary cytorecuction, Interval cytoreduction, Wertheim’s procedure.
  • Soft tissue – Wide excision of soft tissue sarcoma, melanomas.


  • Certified for Basic and advanced laparoscopic training and stapler training.
  • Oral presentation at ASICON 2010 for best paper award.
  • Oral presentation at KSC – ASICON 2011 for best paper award
  • Poster presentation at KSC – ASICON 2010& 2011
  • Papers presentation in Academic Society , JSS Medical college, Mysore
    • Endoscopic Management of Post operative Biliary Leaks.
    • Medical Debate – Bariatic Surgery for Obesity Boon or Bane


  • Author of the chapter on Neuroendocrine tumors of lung in “A textbook of clinical oncology in the Indian context”.
  • Research dissertation on Pediatric Malignant Ovarian Germ cell tumour: comparison of outcome of initially incompletely treated versus planned complete treatment.
  • Research dissertation on Role of DiagnosticLaparoscopy for Staging in Abdominal Malignancies.
  • Talk on role of laparoscopy in GI oncology at IAOH annual conference
  • Poster presentation at WCI, 2016Role of 2D Echo for evaluating surgical fitness in breast cancer patients after anthracyclina based neoadjuvant chemotherapy: Retrospective audit.
  • Posters presentation at ICC, 2013
    1. Proximal Gastric Cancer: Comparing proximal gastrectomy with total gastrectomy and
    2. 100 Consecutive Liver Resections at TMC: Safe Resections Without Low CVP and
      Vascular Occlusion.
  • Papers presentation in Academic Society , JSS Medical college, Mysore
    1. Endoscopic Management of Post operative Biliary Leaks.
    2. Medical Debate – Bariatic Surgery for Obesity Boon or Bane

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