Advanced OncoSurgery Unit at Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai

The Surgical Oncology Department has a team of qualified and trained surgical oncologists for every aspect of surgical management for cancer patients. The surgical team is backed by state of the art operation theatres and a well-equipped postoperative intensive care unit for smooth recovery of all patients. The surgeons have a close liaison with the medical and radiation oncology department to provide the most customised treatment plan for you.

All types of surgeries are performed by our surgeons depending on the patient’s clinical condition, type and stage of cancer. Surgery may also be used in combination with other treatment options.

type and stage of cancer. Surgery may also be used in combination with other treatment options.

Why Choose Fortis?


Proud Years


times JCI accredited




Patients Treated


Head Neck Oncology & Reconstructive Surgery

Thoracic Oncology Surgery

Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Oncology Surgery

Gastro-Intestinal And Colorectal Oncology Surgery

Gynaecologic Oncology Surgery

Orthopaedic Oncology Surgery

Urologic Oncology Surgery

Breast Cancer Surgery

Team of Surgeons

Anil Heroor

Head - Advanced OncoSurgery Unit , Fortis Hospitals Mumbai

Dr Anil Heroor is an Oncosurgeon trained at the Tata Memorial Hospital, a premier cancer institute in the country. He has completed his MBBS from the Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. He did his general surgical training from the LTMG hospital, Sion, Mumbai. After passing MS, he did his surgical oncology training at the Tata Memorial Hospital performing numerous cancer surgeries. He has numerous publications including 17 international publications and presentations to his credit. He has received the Best Paper Award at two International Conferences for his work on Esophageal Malignancies. He is also a teaching faculty at Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS).

Rahul Chavan

Consultant, Advanced OncoSurgery Unit , Fortis Hospital Vashi
Dr. Rahulkumar Chavan is cancer surgeon with almost a decade of experience in Oncology. He has accomplished his super specialized degree (M.Ch.) in Surgical Oncology from prestigious Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai. He has published several research papers in national & international journals & also presented scientific papers, posters in various conferences & was awarded 1st prize for poster at ASICON2010. He has worked in breast cancer unit of IPGMER Kolkata for 3 years and got trained in oncoplastic breast surgery. He treats cancer of head & neck , oral cavity, thyroid, larynx ,breast, gastrointestinal ( stomach, pancreas) , colorectal, urological ( kidney, urinary bladder, testes, penis, )-gynaecological( ovarian, uterine, cervix) & thoracic( esophagus, lungs, chest wall & mediastinal tumors). His area of interest is head neck, breast, colorectal & gynaecological cancers.

Hitesh Singhavi

Consultant, Advanced OncoSurgery Unit, Fortis Vashi & Kalyan
Dr. Hitesh Singhavi is trained at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai in Head and Neck Oncology Department. He has a keen interest in treating Cancer patients and Cancer research, with special interest in Preventive Oncology. His vision is to create a world which is tobacco free which is responsible for more than 85% of Head and Neck Cancer. He intends to deliver a competent surgical service with an emphasis on Oral Oncology and its rehabilitation. He would also like to continue pursuing areas of research in the same field to benefit both at surgeon's and patient's level. His areas of interest are Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Oral cancer rehabilitation Clinical Research in Head and Neck Cancers Community Outreach Programs.

Nikhil Dharmadhikari

Consultant, Advanced OncoSurgery Unit, S L Raheja Hospital
Dr. Nikhil Dhamadhikari has over a decade of experience in surgical oncology. He completed his MS General Surgery from Government Medical College, Miraj in 2011 and also cleared DNB Surgical exam conducted by National Board of Examinations, Delhi in 2017. Dr. Nikhil has many papers and publications to his name in national and international journals, and has also participated in numerous symposiums, seminars and conferences.

Dr. Tejas Savdekar Advanced OncoSurgery Unit, S L Raheja Hospital

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