Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgeon (Oncologist) is the one who is specialized in GI Cancer surgery. GI Cancers include Esophagus Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Liver Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Pancreas Cancer, Colo-Rectal Cancer
Qualification of Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgeon (Oncosurgeon)
MCh in GI Surgery is the required qualification for GI Oncosurgeon. Only few institutes in India run programme for MCh degree
Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgeon (Oncosurgeon)
Laparoscopic surgery was initially done for benign gastrointestinal diseases. With advance in technology and instrumentation it was further extended for cancer surgery also. Now there is lot of data in literature which suggest that laparoscopic surgery in cancer patients is safe as open surgery. Long term survival rate in cancer patients in laparoscopic surgery is also same as open surgery. GI Cancer surgeon who have special training in Laparoscopic surgery do GI Cancer surgery laparoscopy. Advantages of laparoscopy surgery is early recovery, minimal pain. Most common GI Cancers which are done laparoscopically are Colo-Rectal Cancer.
Division of Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgeon
- Colo-Rectal Oncosurgeon: These surgeons are super-specialized in Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery.
- Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Oncosurgeon: These surgeons are trained for liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile duct cancers.
- Upper GI Oncosurgeon: Upper GI organs include esophagus and stomach
- Advantages of specialized GI Cancer Surgeon (Oncosurgeon)
Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgeon who is trained in GI Oncosurgery only is highly experienced for GI Cancers. The volume of surgeries done by him in this field only, make him expert in Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery. In fact now we have division in GI Surgery also. We have colorectal surgeon who are only doing colorectal cancer surgery
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Dr Amit Jain is Best ColoRectal Surgeon at Max Hospital Patparganj Delhi and Vaishali Ghaziabad Noida India