Dr. Suresh H. Advani
- Medicine 1966
- Medical Oncologist / Oncology
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He joined the Oncology Department at the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) in 1974. In 1985, he became the Chief of the Department of Medical Oncology. Under his stewardship, the department developed capabilities for providing modern medical and paediatric oncology services with laboratories for haematology, cytogenetics and molecular diagnostics, a day care chemotherapy unit, and patient counseling services.
He played an important role in establishing the Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Medical Oncology at TMH (Mumbai University). He has trained many successful oncologists. Dr. Advani is recognized as a pioneer in the establishment of bone marrow transplantation in India.
He is the recipient of many international and national awards including the Padmashri Award, the highest civilian honour granted by the President of India.
He has received many awards for his work in field of Oncology out of them few are :
1.‘’Dhanvantari Award (2002).”
2.“PADMASHRI” by Government of India (2002).
3.“PADMABHUSHAN” by Government of India (2012).
He is active in medical and academic research and has over 640 publications.