Dr Suresh Advani
About Dr Suresh Advani
MBBS, MD, FICP, MNAMS, FNAMS Sr Consultant, Medical Oncology, Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, India
Dr Suresh Advani has a special interest in Medical Oncology/Hematology and the medical interactions with other clinical branches and basic sciences. He is keen in the field of developmental therapeutics and clinical research which includes integrated projects comprising all the branches of clinical oncology as well as basic research. He also has an interest in biological therapeutics targeting various molecular targets on the cancer cells. Dr Suresh Advani has been pioneer in establishing Bone Marrow Transplantation in India and is the recipient of the PADMASHRI and PADMABHUSHAN awards from the Government of India and the Dhanvantari Award for outstanding contributions to Medicine; Lifetime Achievement in Oncology in 2005.
He pioneered stem cell transplantation in Mumbai as well as all over India. He studied at Grant Medical College, Mumbai and then completed his Masters in Oncology. He gained experience in the field of bone marrow transplantation from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington.