10 Best Oncologists in Mumbai - Updated 2022

Cancer treatment concerns different medical procedures and hence, requires a specialty team. Doctors who provide treatment to cancer patients are known as oncologists. Oncology is the specialized branch of medicine dedicated to cancer, including diagnosis, treatments, and research.


The domain of oncology has three main segments-medical, surgical and radiation. Depending on cancer's nature, stage, and location, different oncologists offer specialized cancer treatment services. To help you out, we bring together the best doctors in medical, radiation and surgical oncology on one platform from Mumbai. These doctors diagnose cancer and offer treatment options such as surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and other modalities to their patients.

S L Raheja Fortis Hospital


Next available - Monday 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital


Next available - Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Dr. Suresh Advani

50 years of experience

DM - Oncology, MBBS


Medical Oncologist

  • Dr. Suresh Advani has more than 46 years of experience in this field and is one of the best oncologist in Mumbai and top 10 oncologists in the world.
  • Expertise in the field of Bone Marrow transplant.
  • The assisted trials which brought the success rate of cancer treatment from 20 %to 70%.


Awards and Recognition:

  • Rashtriya Krantiveer Award.
  • Padmabhushan Award.
  • Life-time achievement in Oncology by Harvard Medical international.
  • Padmashri Award.
  • Dhanvantari award.
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Dr. Ganesh Nagarajan

23 years of experience

Fellowship, M.S., MBBS, MS, FCPS


  • Recipient of the OUTSTANDING YOUNG INDIAN award from JCI in 2011.
  • Recipient of the prestigious ROTARIAN AMBASSADORIAL SCHOLARSHIP in FRANCE in 2009.
  • All India Rank 321 at theAll India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination in 2000.
S L Raheja Fortis Hospital


Next available - Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Dr. Sudesh M Phanse

39 years of experience

DNB - Surgical Oncology, MS - Oncology, MBBS


Surgical Oncologist

  • Specializes in Surgical oncology
  • Expertise in Head & Neck Surgery, Gynecology, urological malignancy, Breast & sarcomas, and Thoracic Cancer Surgery.
  • Dr. Suresh has a vast experience of more than 38 years and is currently one of the best oncologist in mumbai. 

Awards and Memberships:

  • Best Resident Doctor - KEM Hospital 1989 - 90
  • CT Thakkar Oration Award - IX Annual Conference, Mumbai 1997
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Member of Association of Medical Consultants
  • Member of Mumbai oncology association
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Dr. Ruchit Hemant Kansaria

9 years of experience

MCh - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS


Surgical Oncologist

Head And Neck Tumor Cancer Surgery

Breast Cancer Management

Pancreas Cancer Treatment

Esophageal Cancer

Lung Cancer Treatment

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Dr. Sultan Pradhan

50 years of experience


  • Specializes in complicated surgeries like head and neck cancer.
  • Also serves at the University of Mumbai as a professor of general surgery and surgical oncology.
  • He is one of the Oncologist in Mumbai with such many years of experience. 
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Dr. Ramakant Krishnaji Deshpande

41 years of experience

MBBS, MS - General Surgery

Surgical Oncologist


  • Specializes in Medical, Hemato, Pediatric, Cancer Surgery, and Esophageal oncology.
  • Head of Surgical Oncology at the S. L. Raheja Hospital.
  • Dr. Ramakant has over 40 years of expertise in this field and can be considered one of the best doctor for cancer in mumbai.

Awards and Memberships:

  • Award of Padma Shri – 2014.
  • Game Changers Award by The HR Club – 2015.
  • He was President of the Indian Society of Oncology.
Fortis Hospital


Next available - Monday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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Anil Cancer Center


Next available - Monday 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Dr. Anil Heroor

23 years of experience

Senior Residency Training Program (Surgical Oncology), MS - General Surgery, MBBS

Surgical Oncologist


  • Awarded the Wockhardt Medal for being 1st in LTMMC in MS(Gen Surgery).
  • Key interest in Minimal Access Surgery.
  • Area of Interest is Thoracic surgery like Lung Cancer surgery, Mediastinal Tumours, Breast cancer including breast conservation therapy, and Oesophageal Cancer.
  • He is respected to be one of the finest cancer specialist in Mumbai.
Jaslok Hospital


Next available - Tuesday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Dr. Boman Dhabhar

29 years of experience

MD - General Medicine, MBBS


  • Trained in medical oncology and Haemato-oncology.
  • With more than 30 years of managing the most complex cancer conditions, he is one of the best cancer doctor in Mumbai.


  • Certification and fellowship in medical oncology from the European Society of Medical Oncology.
  • Certification and fellowship from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Washington and the University of Texas.
S L Raheja Fortis Hospital


Next available - Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Also Available on call

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Breach Candy Hospital


Next available - Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Dr. Dhairyasheel Savant

39 years of experience

FICS - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS

Surgical Oncologist


  • Expert in Reconstructive surgery.
  • Specializes in salivary gland tumors, Gynecological Cancer Treatment, Breast Cancer Management, Head and Neck Tumor / Cancer Surgery and Lung Cancer Treatment.
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital


Next available - Monday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni

26 years of experience

MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS


  • Well trained in Surgical oncology and Robotic surgeries.
  • Specializes in endometrial and cervical cancers.
  • Performed over 800 gynecology cancer related surgeries and 200 robotic surgeries for endometrial and cervical cancers.

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Questions & Answers on "Oncology" (406)
My daughter's age is 30 years and she has been operated on for thyroid cancer. Doctors have recommended radioactive iodine now. My question is what further action we should take? Where we should now go for a second opinion and further treatment to avoid its re-occurrence. We are from Delhi and can also do her in Mumbai.

u shud definitely undergo radioactive iodine therapy and can get it done in new delhi itself 
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Dr. Mangesh Yadav

Sir, I am a 30 yrs old Indian Army soldier presently treated in Pune Command Hospital and have stomach cancer. I had gone through Laprotomy operation (found GIST of High Grade in Histopath) on 30 Nov 2018 and post op PET scan revealed certain other tumours in 1 segment of liver, multiple mesentric lymph nodes in Stomach after which I would be on chemotherapy treatment IMATINIB from 3 Jan 2019 for the same. But on 28 Jan 19 there was found Ascities (No Malignancy)for which the next CECT on 4 feb shows the disease progression even after the running drugs. Plz suggest the best treatment with your valuable opinion. Suggest any hospitals in Pune/ Mumbai.

Homeopathic treatment is Best

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Dr. Dr Deepa Bandgar

Sir what is malignant ascites cancer life expectancy

Male | 65

this depends on the cause of the ascites. there are procedures like HIPEC to try and cure. however, in cases that is not possible, PIPAC and chemotherapy may help. 
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Dr. Sandeep Nayak

What treatment of uterus cancer in India is available?

Female | 53

well, every possible treatment is available in India. it depends on what is needed for the patient. it may be Robotic surgery to radiotherapy to precision oncology treatment. 
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Dr. Sandeep Nayak