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Dr. Rajesh Mistry

Director, Oncology

MBBS, MS

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 35 years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Hindi, English, Marathi, Gujarati
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Biography

Dr Mistry is certified surgeon and specialized in surgical oncology (Thoracic, foregut and Head Neck Oncology). Born in Mumbai, Dr. Mistry received medical degree with honors from Seth G. S Medical college and K E M Hospital, Mumbai University in 1984.. He interned and completed general surgical residency at K E M hospital, Mumbai in 1985. He completed surgical oncology training at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai in 1992. Dr. Mistry joined Tata Memorial Hospital as Assistant Surgeon in Head Neck Oncology in 1992; subsequently he became Professor and Surgeon heading a Head Neck Unit. He then moved to Thoracic Surgical Oncology and became Professor and Chief of the service in 2002. Dr Mistry joined Centre for Cancer at the Kokilben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in 2009. He is the Director of Dept. of Oncology and Consultant Surgeon, Thoracic Foregut and Head Neck Oncology.

My Mantra

Strive for Excellence; I treat, God heals.

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Esophageal surgery: VATS and Robotic; Pulmonary surgery (Malignant and Benign): VATS and Robotic; Cancer of Thymus and other mediastinal masses; Chest wall tumours; Gastric Cancer; Head Neck Oncology

PROCEDURES PERFORMED:

Conventional,VATs and Robotic esophageactomy; Conventional, VATS and Robotic Pulmonary Surgery (pleuropneumonectomy, pneumonectomy, lobectomy, segmentectomy, sleeve resection); Tracheal Resections; Robotic/VATS Thymoma and Thymic surgery; Complex chest wall resection and reconstructions; Radical Gastrectomy for gastric cancers; Complex head neck surgery (including thyroidectomy and parotidectcomy); Endoscopic treatment of airway pathology (including stenting)

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Management of Thoracic, Foregut and Head Neck cancers

NAME OF INSTITUTE(S):

    • Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai
    • Tata Memoral Centre, Parel, Mumbai
    • Maharashtra Medical Council

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • Fellowship in esophageal surgery at Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo under mentorship of Prof. H Akiyama
  • Several named orations

Dr. Rajesh Mistry is Director, Oncology & Consultant Surgical Oncology at Kokilaben Hospital.

Dr. Mistry received medical degree with honors from Seth G. S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai University in 1984. He interned and completed a General Surgical Residency at KEM Hospital, Mumbai in 1985. He completed Surgical Oncology training at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai in 1992.

Dr. Mistry joined Tata Memorial Hospital as Assistant Surgeon in Head Neck Oncology in 1992; subsequently he became Professor and Surgeon heading a Head Neck Unit. He then moved to Thoracic Surgical Oncology and became Professor and Chief of the service in 2002.

Dr Mistry joined Centre for Cancer at the Kokilben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in 2009. He is the Director of Dept. of Oncology and Consultant Surgeon, Thoracic Foregut and Head Neck Oncology.

KDAH Experience

Heads Department of Oncology since 2009. Have performed over 500 esophageal, 300 pulmonary surgeries since 2009. In addition done several surgeries for gastric cancers, head Neck cancers and other thoracic pathology (benign and malignant)

  • Had been teacher for M Ch surgical oncology, MHU. At present teacher for DNB, Surgical Oncology.
  • Have mentored trained several surgical oncologist since 1992
  • Have participated as faculty member for several oncology meetings.
  • Have demonstrated several surgeries at surgical workshop in India
  • Published extensively in peered reviewed journal and authored chapters in books
  • Reviewed scientific articles for several oncology journal

Publications

  • Over 80 publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Refer to Mistry RC in PUBMED

Professional Memberships

  • International Society for Disease of Esophagus (ISDE)
  • International Society for Lung Cancer (ISLC)
  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Indian Society of Surgical Oncologist (IASO)
  • Indian Society of Oncology
  • Indian Association of Bronchology (IAB)
No. Journal Code Department Type Download
1 420 Center for Cancer National -

Publication/Talk Title : VATS Management Of Bronchogenic Cyst - Our Experience

Journal Published : International Journal Of Current Advanced Research

2 419 Center for Cancer National -

Publication/Talk Title : Perioperative Complications Of Esophagetomy Post Neo Adjuvant Treatment Versus Primary Surgery - Our Experience And Review Of Literature

Journal Published : Indian Journal Of Cancer

3 418 Center for Cancer National -

Publication/Talk Title : Carmeys Triad-Case Report & Review Of Literature

Journal Published : Journal Of Case Reports

4 417 Center for Cancer National -

Publication/Talk Title : Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation for Prolonged QT Syndrome A Case Report

Journal Published : Indian Journal Of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

5 329 Center for Cancer National -

Publication/Talk Title : Superior Vena Cava Syndrome: A Radiation Oncologist's Perspective

Journal Published : Journal Of Cancer Research And Therapeutics

6 218 Center for Cancer International -

Publication/Talk Title : Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dosimetry With Gypsum Wallboard (Drywall)

Journal Published : Radiation Protection Dosimetry

Number of cases of thoracic oncology Performed by Dr. Rajesh Mistry from 2009-2015

Total: 690

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