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Dr. Ashok Kumar Vaid

MBBS, MD, DM
Chairman- Medanta- The Medicity, Sector 38, Gurugram, Haryana
Department- Medical and Haemato Oncology, Cancer Institute
Procedures Expertised : Bone Marrow Transplant, Chemotherapy, hormone therapy, biological therapy  stem cell transplant

Expertise

  • Treatment of organ-specific cancer- brain, lung, breast, thyroid and inherited cancers
  • Treatment of solid tumours along with Leukemia and Lymphomas

Introduction of Dr. Ashok Kumar Vaid

Dr. Ashok Kumar Vaid is a reputed Medical Oncologist in India who holds the credit of performing the first 25 bone marrow transplants in any private hospital in India. An expert in his field, Dr. Vaid has treated various forms of blood, skin, lung, breast and GI cancers. He treats his patients in the removal and re-occurrence of cancer cells with the help of various procedures. The techniques such as chemotherapy, hormone, biological and targeted therapy are mainly used by him because they offer non-surgical and painless treatment.

With an experience of almost 30 years, Dr. Ashok Kumar has treated several international patients as well. He is one of the few doctors in India to cater to both pediatric and adult cancer patients. He constantly conducts clinical research on different types of cancer and has several publications to his name. He has also attended several conferences and seminars both in India and abroad and shared his research work with other fellow medical Oncologists.

Dr.Ashok Kumar Vaid has been associated with several cancer hospitals in India. He constantly organizes workshops and seminars across the country to spread awareness and educate about the various forms of cancer. For his selfless contribution, he was honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri Award in 2009.

Work Experience

  • Chairman, Medical and Haemato Oncology, Cancer Institute, Medanta-The Medicity, Present
  • HOD, Medical Oncology, Artemis Health Institute, Gurugram, 2007 Senior
  • Consultant, Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, 1997
  • Consultant Oncologist and Faculty, Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Jammu, 1994
  • Senior Resident, Medical Oncology, AIIMS, 1990

Education

  • MBBS, Government Medical College, Jammu, 1984
  • MD, General Medicine, Government Medical College, Jammu, 1989
  • DM, Medical Oncology, Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, 1993

Memberships

  • Indian Cooperative Oncology Network, Founder Member
  • Member of Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology
  • Breast Cancer Foundation of India, Life Member
  • Indian Association of Gynae Oncologists, Life Member
  • Indian Medical Association, Life Member
  • Indian Association of Clinical Medicine, Life Member
  • Associaton of Physicians of India
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • European Society for Medical Oncology
  • European Hematology Association
  • Editorial Board, Current Trends in Asian Oncology
  • Consultant Editor, JK Science

Awards and recognition

  • Padma Shri, 2009
  • Chikitsa Shiromani, 2007

Qualifications
  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
Specialties
  • Chemotherapy for Blood Cancer
  • Lymphoma treatment
  • Leukemia treatment
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Chemotherapy for solid organs
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