Profile Description

Dr. Akshay Tiwari

Head and Principal Consultant- Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket and Shalimar Bagh and Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket
Department- Musculoskeletal(Orthopaedic)Surgical Oncology
Procedures Expertised : Internal hemipelvectomy, extracorporeal radiotherapy and reimplantation of bone tumors, total femur replacement, en bloc resection of sarcomas of the spine


  • Limb salvage surgery- bone and soft tissue benign and malignant tumors
  • Reconstructive orthopaedic surgery
  • Surgical Management of spinal tumors
  • Treatment and surgery of primary malignant bone tumors, benign aggressive bone tumours and metastatic bone diseases

Introduction of Dr. Akshay Tiwari

Dr. Akshay Tiwari is an Indian surgical oncologist who has been involved in the treatment of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic cancer patients. With over a decade of clinical experience, he treats and operates on patients suffering from cancers and tumors of the bone and soft tissues. Being highly qualified and skilled in the field of musculoskeletal surgery, Dr. Tiwari finds his interests in primary malignant bone tumors, soft tissue sarcomas, metastatic bone diseases and benign aggressive bone tumors.

Having received training in musculoskeletal oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Italy, Dr. Tiwari have performed over 1000 bone and soft tissue tumor surgeries. He is known to set up the first Musculoskeletal/ Orthopaedic Oncology unit in Delhi and NCR. With his team of professionals at the Max Institute of Cancer Care, Dr. Akshay Tiwari has performed surgeries to remove and treat cancer while maintaining the functioning and form of the affected limb.

Dr. Akshay Tiwari is one of the few surgeons in the country dedicated towards the treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors and cancers. His areas of expertise include internal hemipelvectomy, reconstructive orthopaedic surgery, total femur replacement, extracorporeal radiotherapy, and reimplantation of bone tumors and en bloc resection of sarcomas of the spine.

Dr. Akshay Tiwari has received several awards and appreciation for his commitment towards his work. He has been invited to attend seminars and conferences in musculoskeletal oncology all over the world. He has presented his research on various occasions and also has numerous national and international publications to his name.

Work Experience

  • Present-Head and Principal Consultant- Musculoskeletal Surgical Oncology, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket and Shalimar Bagh
  • Former Head and Principal Consultant- Musculoskeletal Surgical Oncology, Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, Present
  • Former Head and Consultant, Orthopedic Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Delhi

Education, Fellowship and Training

  • MBBS, RG Kar Medical College, Kolkata
  • MS, Orthopedics, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi
  • Diploma in Tissue Banking, Singapore
  • Training, Musculoskeletal Oncology, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Italy
  • Training, Bone and Soft Tissue Unit, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai


  • Indian Orthopedic Association
  • Delhi Orthopedic Association
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology Society

Awards and Recognition

  • Best published paper, RGCON, 2011
  • Best paper, ICC, 2013
  • Gold Medal in Anatomy, MBBS

  • Bone tumors

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