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Dr. Ashish Bakshi

Medical Oncologist


MBBS, Government Medical College, Nagpur in 1994
MD (Internal Medicine), Government Medical College, Nagpur in 1999
DM (Medical Oncology), Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai in 2004

Dr Ashish Bakshi is working as a Consultant Medical Oncology at International Oncology Services Pvt. Ltd. at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital since October 2011.

Dr Ashish Bakshi has completed DM in Medical Oncology from Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai. He was trained in adult & pediatric oncology and bone marrow transplants. During his training, he got conversant with workup of oncology patients, planning their treatment (chemotherapy, immunotherapy and targeted therapies), managing their side effects, management of oncological emergencies and long term follow up of patients. He is well trained at performing routine procedures (e.g. central venous access, lumbar puncture, administration of intrathecal drugs, bone marrow aspiration, ascitic and pleural tapping).

Subsequently he joined the Department of Medical Oncology at Tata Memorial Centre (ACTREC, Kharghar and Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai) as a faculty which is one of the largest tertiary cancer centre in India. Accordingly, the job involved caring of Medical Oncology patients, training of postgraduate students and conducting clinical as well as basic research.

He was a consultant in the bone marrow transplant unit at Tata Memorial Centre and has been involved in performance of bone marrow, peripheral blood and umbilical cord blood transplants. He has experience of dealing with both related as well as unrelated hematopoietic stem cell transplants. He is conversant with the unrelated donor search process and has been collaborating with the National Bone Marrow Donor Programme (NMDP) and the Anthony Nolan Trust for searching the unrelated donors for the patient. He has been involved in submitting the data to the International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry (IBMTR)

Dr Ashish Bakshi has been involved in more than 50 clinical trials (including Phase I-III). He has also been trained in ICH-GCP guidelines and is proficient in conduct of clinical trials.

He also has extensive teaching experience (undergraduate and postgraduate students) for the last 10 years. He has been involved in training of students who are undergoing training for their DM in Medical Oncology.

He is a Member of European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO). He qualified the certification examination conducted by the ESMO in the year 2004.