Profile Description

Dr. Sabyasachi Bal

Director, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram
Department: Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Surgical Oncology
Procedures Expertised : Therapeutic Thoroscopy, Plueroscopy, VATS and robotic surgery


  • Lung and Esophageal cancer, all chest cancers,
  • Lung-sparing surgery for cancer and major airway tumours surgeries
  • Parenchyma preservation, chest wall resections, palliative surgery and resection of foregut tumours in Lung cancer patients
  • Complex resections for thyroid cancer and parathyroid tumours
  • Tracheal resections for cancer, strictures, tumour and trauma

Introduction of Dr. Sabyasachi Bal

Dr. Sabyasachi Bal has 30 + years of experience in treating patients with lung and chest cancers and other thoracic malignancies. He manages all the surgical conditions relating to cancers that affect the thoracic regions in both adults and adolescents. He is one of the few surgeons in the country to have an explicit experience in the treatment of cancer-related to lungs and chest. With his team of dedicated and experienced surgeons, he has handled many cased relating to Thoracic Oncosurgery. His area of focus is the surgical treatment of cancer affecting the chest and uses his expertise to treat cancers affecting the organs around the chest and lungs.

Dr. Sabyasachi Bal has been associated with various cancer institutes and hospitals all over the world and treats both Indian and foreign patients. He has several Fellowships to his name with training in chest cancer surgery. Dr.Bal is an expert in diagnostic and therapeutic thoracoscopic procedures, and because of him, India has performed the largest number of VATS lung resections today.

Known to treat each patient with individual attention, Dr. Sabyasachi Bal ensures that his patients receive the treatment they deserve. He makes sure that they get the best after surgery care and treatment if the need arises. He has written several research articles that have been published internationally and has also received awards for his dedication towards his practice.

Work Experience

  • Director and Head, Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Fortis-Escorts Hospitals, New Delhi and NCR, 2009-Present
  • Associate Director, Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Surgical Oncology, Fortis-Escorts Hospitals, New Delhi and NCR, 2006-2009
  • Additional Professor, Thoracic Surgery and Chief, Lung Cancer Clinic, AIIMS, New Delhi, 2001-2005
  • Associate Professor, Lung Cancer Clinic, AIIMS, New Delhi, 1997-2001
  • Assistant Professor, Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, AIIMS, New Delhi, 1993-1997
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Endocrine Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, 1988-1989
  • Senior Registrar and Research Associate, Surgery, AIIMS, 1985-1988


  • MBBS, AIIMS, New Delhi, 1981
  • MS, General Surgery, AIIMS, New Delhi, 1984
  • DNB, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 1987


  • Union for International Cancer Control, University of Washington
  • Varoon Mahajan, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Escorts Raj Nanda Pulmonary, Glenfield Hospital, University of Leicester
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Centre


  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Indian Association of Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgeons
  • Japan Society of Surgery
  • British Surgical Stapling Group

Awards and Achievements

  • Best Paper Award, Indian Association of Surgical Oncology, 2002 and 2011
  • Complex resections in thyroid cancer, Japanese Surgical Society, 1996
  • Extended resections in Rectal cancer, Japanese Surgical Society, 1995
  • Norman Tanner Best Paper Award, 1990

  • Thoracic Surgery

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