Our Faculty

Experienced Professionals Reflecting International Care

DIRECTOR & CHAIRMAN, CANCER CENTRE

DR. ASHOK BHANAGE

Chairman Cancer Centre
Director And Head Of Neurosurgery Department

Dr. Ashok Bhanage is a Neurosurgeon who is the Chairman of Cancer Centre and Director & Head of Neurosurgery and Radiosurgery Departments. Since qualifying as a Neurosurgeon from University of Bombay in 1984, he has performed more than 19,000 major neurosurgeries. Neuro Oncology has been his principal area of interest.
He was responsible for setting up the Cancer Center and the Radiosurgery Unit for treatment of Brain Tumors with X-knife and has gained considerable reputation for excellent results. He is a postgraduate teacher in Neurosurgery with good number of articles and presentations.

DR. ASHOK BHANAGE
CHAIRMAN – CANCER CENTRE
DIRECTOR AND HEAD OF NEUROSURGERY AND RADIOSURGERY DEPARTMENT

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

DR. MINISH JAIN

Director, Medical Oncology

M.D Internal MedicineFellowship in Oncology from P.D Hinduja Hospital and Research Centre.
The John E. Lawrence Foundation.
Fellowship in Oncology from Massachusetts General Hospital Boston USA.
Research in Oncology: From Basic drugs to the most advanced immunological drugs and vaccines.

DR. MINISH JAIN
DIRECTOR, MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
M.D Internal Medicine

DR. S. M. KARANDIKAR

Senior Medical Oncologist

Graduate, post graduate in Medicine from GMC Nagpur & Medical Oncology from TMH Parel, Mumbai. Senior-most Medical Oncologist of this region barring Mumbai, practicing since 1987.
Pioneer in Medical Oncology in Pune since 1987.
Trained in High dose chemotherapy & stem cell transplantation at MD Anderson Cancer Centre Houston, Texas.
PI for over 20 phase II, III randomised clinical trials.
Several publications, orations & presentations at National & International meetings & journals.

DR. S. M. KARANDIKAR
SENIOR MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

DR. SANJAY DESHMUKH

Director, Surgical Oncology

Completed post graduation in General Surgery in 1990 from Government Medical College Aurangabad. Four year surgical residency and surgical Oncology superspeciality training at Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai. UICC (International Union Against Cancer ) Fellowship completed in University of Maryland USA in 1995. Since 1997 working in Pune as Consultant Surgical Oncologist.Dr. Deshmukh started Breast Center for the first time in Pune in 2004. Sentinel node biopsy for Breast Cancer was performed in Maharashtra in 2004. Large numbers of patients of breast Cancer have undergone ‘Breast conservation surgery and breast oncomammoplasty and reconstruction after Breast Cancer surgery. Dr. Deshmukh is founder member of ‘Association of Breast Surgeons of India’ and Director of West Zone of India. Has multiple publications in national and international journals are published.
Dr. Deshmukh is known for large series of esophageal and Lung Cancer surgeries. Conservative lung surgery and thoracoscopic esophageal resection is commonly done.

DR. SANJAY DESHMUKH
DIRECTOR, SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

DR. SUJAI HEGDE

Senior, Surgical Oncologist

Dr. Sujai Hegde is currently working as a Senior Surgical Oncologist at the Kamalnayan Bajaj Cancer Centre, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. He has done his training in Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial hospital, Mumbai. He then proceeded with advanced training in Gastrointestinal Cancer and minimal invasive surgery at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore for a period of 5 years.
He is the Founder and Director of the Centre for Advanced GI Oncology at the Ruby Hall clinic. His main fields of interest are Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery including major liver and pancreatic resections, minimally invasive esophageal resetions, rectal Cancer and pouch procedures, cytoreductive surgery with HIPEC and IP chemotherapy, radical gastric resections.
He has been awarded the courage star for outstanding courage during the SARS crisis.
Future Plans:
In an era where surgical intervention has become minimally invasive and focused, we as a Department would lay maximum stress and optimizing the interface between technology and medicine.

DR. SUJAI HEGDE
SENIOR SURGICAL ONCOLOGIST

DR. AMOL DUMBRE – PATIL

Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Amol Dumbre has completed his oncosurgery training from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He has also done Fellowship in Minimally Access Surgery. Being interested in head and neck Cancer, he has done Fellowship in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery. He has published paper on solitary fibrous tumor of pleura in International Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. He is working as Consultant Onco-surgeon in Ruby Hall Clinic since Jan 2012.
DR. AMOL DUMBRE – PATIL
SURGICAL ONCOLOGIST

DR. SHILPY DOLAS

MBBS, MS (General Surgery) FIBD, IAPC
Consultant Lady Breast Onco Surgeon & Aesthetic Breast Surgeon

Dr. Shilpy Dolas is a Consultant Lady Breast Oncosurgeon. She has been trained in breast cancer surgeries and reconstruction as well as in aesthetic (cosmetic) breast surgeries. After completing her MBBS from Meerut, she did her MS (General Surgery) in Pune. She has done Fellowship in Breast Diseases from Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore. She was awarded with IAPC degree for Pain & Palliative care from Bangalore Institute of Oncology and did a Union of International Cancer Control Fellowship in Surgical Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. She has more than 7 years of experience in Breast Oncosurgery. She is academically very active and also Editor- in “Journal of Young Medical Researchers.”
Her expertise is in Breast Cancer Surgeries, Breast Conservative Surgeries, Breast Oncoplastic Surgeries, Benign Breast Diseases, Image guided (Ultrasound/ Mammogram) Breast Intervention Radiology Procedures, Breast Reconstruction & Aesthetic Breast Surgeries (Breast Implants, Augmentation, Reduction, Gynaecomastia surgeries and mastopexy).

DR. SHILPY DOLAS
MBBS, MS (GENERAL SURGERY) FIBD, IAPC, CONSULTANT LADY BREAST ONCO SURGEON & ASTHETIC BREAST SURGEON

RADIATION ONCOLOGY

DR. SUMIT BASU

Chief Radiation Oncologist

After graduating in medicine from St. Petersburg University, Russia in 1991, Dr.Basu received training in Radiation and Clinical Oncology from Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, from September1994 till March 1999. He joined Ruby Hall Clinic as Consultant Radiation Oncologist in 1999 and is a key member of the committee for conceptualization and establishment of the state of the art Cancer Centre in 2005 having the first IGRT facility in India. He received advanced training in Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) techniques from Christiana Care Hospitals, USA and Henry Ford Cancer Centre, Detroit, USA. He is also vastly experienced in the usage of Stereotactic techniques of radiation planning and delivery, intracranial (SRS/SRT) as well as extracranial (SBRT). His area of interest are women’s and children’s cancers, prostate cancer, CNS tumors and minimizing radiation-induced acute and late toxicities using newer techniques of radiation planning and delivery. He has chaired scientific sessions and delivered oral presentations in various national and international conferences and seminars.

DR. SUMIT BASU
CHIEF, RADIATION ONCOLOGIST

DR. BHOOSHAN ZADE

Dr. Mansi Munshi Girme is a Radiation Oncologist and a Cancer Genetic Specialist. After completing her MBBS from Pune, she went on to study M.D in Radiation Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. During her tenure at TMH, she also trained in Clinical Cancer Genetics at the Sarin Lab (ACTREC).Dr. Mansi is in charge of the Cancer Genetic Clinic at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. Risk evaluation for patients suspected or known to have hereditary cancer syndromes, pre and post-genetic test counselling as well as guidance on risk reduction management are provided here.
She was the recipient of Gold Medal for MBBS, Agarwal Gold Medal at Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai, 2016 as well as the Gold Medal for Radiation Oncology from Homi Bhaba National University. Dr. Mansi Munshi Girme also works as a full-time Senior Registrar in the Radiation Oncology Department at Ruby Hall Clinic. Her career goals include exceptional doctor-patient communication and working with a comprehensive and pragmatic approach while focusing on evidence-based medicine.
DR. BHOOSHAN ZADE
SENIOR, RADIATION ONCOLOGIST

MR. SATHIYANARAYAN

Chief Medical Physicist
Mr. V.K. Sathiya Narayan is the Chief Medical Physicist & RSO. He has more than 27 years of experience as a medical physicist and has vast experience in commissioning different Accelerators and Treatment Planning Systems for 3D CRT and IMRT Planning Systems. He has keen interest in developing quality Assurance Methods and procedures. He has flair for teaching as well. He has more than 10 publications as first author and over 50 presentations as first and group author and also is a referee for journals. He has delivered many invited talks in India and abroad. “He holds a joint patent for an idea in US, Europe and China and has functioned as a member of safety committees of AERB (Atomic Energy Regulatory Board)”. Presently (2015-2017), he is the chairman for College of Medical Physicists of India (CMPI), a certifying body. He has a great interest in developing methods for delivering high quality treatments using radiation.
Working on some interesting ideas to treat tumours and also wants to develop some ideas on immobilization, treatment planning, quality assurance methods and fractionation.
MR. SATHIYANARAYANAN
CHIEF MEDICAL PHYSICIST

DR. MANSI MUNSHI GIRME

Dr. Mansi Munshi Girme is a Radiation Oncologist and a Cancer Genetic Specialist. After completing her MBBS from Pune, she went on to study M.D in Radiation Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. During her tenure at TMH, she also trained in Clinical Cancer Genetics at the Sarin Lab (ACTREC).

Dr. Mansi is in charge of the Cancer Genetic Clinic at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. Risk evaluation for patients suspected or known to have hereditary cancer syndromes, pre and post-genetic test counselling as well as guidance on risk reduction management are provided here.

She was the recipient of Gold Medal for MBBS, Agarwal Gold Medal at Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai, 2016 as well as the Gold Medal for Radiation Oncology from Homi Bhaba National University. Dr. Mansi Munshi Girme also works as a full-time Senior Registrar in the Radiation Oncology Department at Ruby Hall Clinic.Her career goals include exceptional doctor-patient communication and working with a comprehensive and pragmatic approach while focusing on evidence based medicine.

DR. MANSI MUNSHI GIRME
RADIATION ONCOLOGIST

DR. VINAY BABU

Dr. Vinay Babu is currently working as a Radiation Oncologist. He completed MD – Radiotherapy from prestigious Madras Medical College, Chennai, in 2012 and then moved on to P D Hinduja hospital, Mumbai for further experience. Dr. Vinay has also worked in renowned Cancer Centres like Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and Tata Medical Center, Kolkata. He has more than 7 years of experience in Radiation Oncology and has been extensively trained in delivering modern radiotherapy treatment including IMRT, IGRT, VMAT, SBRT and Brachytherapy.
Dr Vinay has also worked in renowned Cancer Centres like Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and Tata Medical Center, Kolkata. He has more than 7 years of experience in Radiation Oncology and has been extensively trained in delivering modern radiotherapy treatment including IMRT, IGRT, VMAT, SBRT and Brachytherapy.
DR VINAY BABU
RADIATION ONCOLOGIST

BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT

DR. VIJAY RAMANAN

Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Services,
Consultant Clinical Hematology

Dr. Vijay Ramanan, M.D. (Med), DM (Clin, Haemat) Sr. Consultant Clinical Haematologist. Director, Clinical Hematology, Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant.

Over 3000 patients of Thalassaemia, Leukaemia, Myeloma, Aplastic Anemia, bleeding and clotting disorder patients have taken treatment under his guidance. The Department handles highest number of Paediatric Leukaemia and Paediatric Thrombophilia in Western India. The benefit of novel therapies in Thalassaemia, Leukaemia discovered by Dr. Vijay Ramanan are been provided to needy through MVR Foundation ( www.mvrfoundation.org) Dr. Vijay Ramanan has many international presentations, papers, chapters in textbook.
He is a Member of
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HEMATOLOGY
EUROPEAN HEMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION
EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF BLOOD and BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF THROMBOSIS and HEMOSTASIS
ISTHM – Indian Society

DR. VIJAY RAMANAN
DIRECTOR, BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT SERVICES