Oncology

Dr. Ashok Vaid

Chairman: Division of Medical Oncology & Haematology
Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon

Expertise: Treatment of Organ Specific Cancer, Leukemia, Solid Tumours, Lymphoma, Stem Cell Transplantation

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Ashok K. Vaid, an Indian medical oncologist, is known for his pioneering efforts in bone marrow transplantation in India. Credited with the performance of the first 25 bone marrow transplantations in the private sector in North India, he currently heads the Cancer Institute (division of Medical Oncology and Haematology) at Medanta - The Medicity.

He has been awarded the Padma Shree (4th highest civilian award in the Republic of India) by the President of India, for his contribution to the field of medicine.

Other than that, Dr. Vaid has authored a number of publications, research papers and abstracts and has been actively involved in organising various seminars, workshops and conferences throughout the country. He has also conducted more than 40 international and national studies in clinical research.

  • D.M., Medical Oncology, Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • M.D., Internal Medicine, University of Jammu, J&K
  • M.B.B.S, University of Jammu, J&K
  • Senior Resident, Dept. of Medical Oncology at IRCH, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • He has an experience of 30 years.
  • 2009 – Present: Chairman, Division of Medical & Paediatric Oncology, Haematology & Bone Marrow / Stem Cell Transplant at Medanta – The Medicity, Gurgaon
  • 2007 – 2009: Head, Dept. of Medical Oncology, Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon
  • 1997-2007: Sr. Consultant & Coordinator, Dept. of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Delhi
  • 1994-1997: Consultant - Medical Oncologist & Lecturer Dept. of Internal Medicine Govt. Medical College, Jammu
  • 1991-1993: Post MD Training towards Award of DM Degree, Medical Oncology, Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai
  • 1990-1991: Senior Resident, Dept. of Medical Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • 1990: Senior Resident, Dept. of Clinical Immunology, SGPGI, Lucknow, UP
  • 1987-1989: Senior Residency towards award of MD degree in Internal Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Chikitsa Shiromani award conferred by The International Study Circle, New Delhi
  • Conferred the prestigious Padma Shree award, the 4th highest civilian award in India, by the President of India, for his contribution to the field of medicine