Dr. Ajit Pai

Designation of Dr. Ajit Pai

Dr. Ajit Pai
Surgical Oncologist, Robotic Surgeon, General Surgeon
Senior Consultant – GI Surgical Oncology
Apollo Proton Cancer Centre, Chennai

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Ajit Pai

  • Dr. Ajit Pai is an exceptional Robotic Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist in India who is currently serving as a Senior Consultant of GI Surgical Oncology at the Apollo Proton Cancer Centre, Chennai. 
  • He has done specialized courses in the treatment and management of GI cancers, gynecological cancers, and cancer of food pipes.
  • His specialization primarily lies in treating GI cancers such as Esophagus, Stomach, Liver, Gallbladder and bile ducts, Pancreas, Small intestine, Colon and Rectum cancers. 
  • He had his first training in surgical oncology at a prestigious hospital in Mumbai, India. He then went to Heidelberg, Germany and Japan for specialized training in advanced gastrointestinal and pancreatic cancer surgery.
  • In Chicago, USA, he finished a formal fellowship in robotic, laparoscopic, and advanced gastrointestinal surgical procedures for gastrointestinal cancers.
  • Dr. Pai specializes in minimally invasive procedures like laparoscopic and robotic surgery for esophageal, colorectal, and stomach cancers as well as large-scale resections for recurring, multivisceral tumors, which impact several organs in the abdomen.
  • Furthermore, he also has experience in doing surgery for retroperitoneal sarcomas, which entails intricate planning, the removal and replacement of critical vessels including the aorta and venacava.
  • His other area of specialization lies in using HIPEC and PIPAC, two forms of chemo treatment, during surgery for appendix, colon, and stomach cancers

Dr. Ajit Pai’s Expertise

Work Experience of Dr. Ajit Pai

  • Dr. Ajit Pai has over 15 years of experience as a Surgical Oncologist. He has been associated with Apollo Hospital since his last assignment.
  • He is currently serving as a Senior Consultant of GI Surgical Oncology at the Apollo Proton Cancer Centre in Chennai. 

Dr. Ajit Pai’s Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MS in General Oncology
  • M.Ch in Surgical Oncology
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Advanced training in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery from the University of Tokyo, Japan

Memberships of Dr. Ajit Pai

  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)

Publications of Dr. Ajit Pai

  • Dr. Ajit Pai has published three research papers that highlight the effective approach to surgical intervention among patients with breast and colon cancer.

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