Oncology Surgery

Dr. Vedant Kabra

Director, Department of Surgical Oncology,
Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, India

Expertise: Surgical Oncology and Robotic Surgery

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Dr. Kabra has been working as the Director of Surgical Oncology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon for quite some time now. He received Surgical Oncology training from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and National Cancer Centre, Singapore.

He has an experience of over 12,000 cancer surgeries till date and has quite a few complex oncosurgical procedures to his name, including Robotic Surgery for Cancer. He has been a faculty member at various national and international conferences, published numerous papers and has three book chapters to his credit apart from various awards for academic excellence.

Dr. Kabra has been spearheading the tobacco cessation movement - Voice of Tobacco Victims (VoTV) in Gurgaon and Haryana. He is also passionate about spreading cancer awareness through regular health talks, awareness drives and self-examination camps.

  • MBBS, Banaras Hindu University, 1995, 1st Rank
  • M.S. (Gen. Surgery), Banaras Hindu University,  1998  
  • DNB  (Gen. Surgery),  National Board of Examination, 1999
  • MRCS, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2002
  • He has been practising in this field since 21 years.
  • 2014 – Present: Director, Department of Surgical Oncology, at Fortis Memorial Research Institute
  • 2013 – Present: Additional Director, Surgical Oncology, at Fortis Memorial Research Institute
  • 2007 – 2013: Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology, at Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi
  • 2005 – 2007: Clinical Fellow and Clinical Associate, Surgical Oncology, at National Cancer Centre of Singapore
  • 2004 – 2005: Consultant, Surgical Oncology, at Bombay Hospital, Indore
  • 1999 – 2004: Senior Registrar and Fellow, Surgical Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital
  • 1996 – 1999: Resident, Surgery, at Institute of Medical Sciences at Banaras, Hindu University
  • University Gold Medal (BHU) for standing first in Final (3rd) Professional Examination
  • Best Undergraduate Student of Surgery in Uttar Pradesh (1995-96) by Dr. Tarachandra Surgical Education and Research Foundation, Kanpur under the auspices of UP chapter of Association of Surgeons of India
  • Best Resident of Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (1997-98)
  • Best Research Paper Award in Annual Conference of Association of Surgeons of India at Ahmedabad, 1998
  • Second Best Poster Award in Annual Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Oncology at Lucknow, 2003
  • Clinical Fellowship in surgical Oncology at National Cancer Centre, 2005
  • Association of Breast Surgeons of India (ABSI)
  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (IASO)
  • Indian Comprehensive Oncology Network (ICON)
  • Indian Society of Oncology (ISO)
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences, India (MNAMS)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • SELSI