Dr. Mandar Nadkarni

Dr. Mandar Nadkarni
Dr. Mandar Nadkarni

Designation of Dr. Mandar Nadkarni

Dr. Mandar Nadkarni 
Surgical Oncologist, Breast Cancer Surgeon
Head (Breast Oncology), Consultant (Surgical Oncology & Colorectal Oncology)
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, India 

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Mandar Nadkarni

  • Dr. Mandar Nadkarni is a well-known name in the field of Breast Cancer Surgery in India.
  • He has performed more than 7500 breast surgeries for cancer patients in his 20+ years of experience in Surgical Oncology.
  • Dr. Nadkarni has also performed over 500 oncoplastic procedures that include therapeutic mammoplasty as well as whole breast reconstruction. He also holds the credit for more than 100 hook wire localization for impalpable lesion procedures.
  • Dr. Nadkarni did his training in Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital and has spent more than a decade in the prestigious institution taking up numerous cases of breast cancer surgeries. He received his training in Surgery from Sion Hospital.
  • Along with his expertise in breast cancer surgery, Dr. Nadkarni also has extensive experience in Colorectal, GI Onco-surgery, and other general onco-surgeries.
  • He is closely associated with several cancer organizations in the world and regularly takes part in cancer workshops and cancer awareness programs.
  • Dr. Mandar Nadkarni is invited to attend conferences and deliver talks at scientific meetings both at the national and international levels.
  • He also has over 20 publications to his credit in renowned medical and oncology journals of the world.

Dr. Mandar Nadkarni’s Expertise

  • Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy
  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Breast reconstruction surgery with or without flaps and implants
  • Breast removal and Breast-conserving surgery
  • Colorectal cancer surgery
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Cosmetic surgery for treatment of benign breast lumps
  • Four nodes of axillary sampling
  • Microdochectomy and Hadfield’s procedure for the management of blood-stained nipple discharge
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery with flaps and implants
  • Oncoplastic surgeries like reduction mastopexy, symmetrisation procedures, and mammaplasty
  • Oncoplastic breast conservation – roundblock, hemi roundblock, single incision mammaplasties, and E3 grissoti flap oncoplastic surgery for central quadrant tumours
  • Conservative surgery for axillary lymph nodes like sentinel node biopsy using radiocolloid and isosulfan blue dye (for early breast cancers) 
  • Skin-sparing and nipple-areola-preserving Mastectomy

Work Experience of Dr. Mandar Nadkarni

  • Consultant for Breast and Colorectal Oncology Surgery at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai since 2009
  • Associate Professor and Consultant for Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai from 1999 to 2009

Dr. Mandar Nadkarni’s Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • DNB in Surgical Oncology from the National Board of Examinations
  • Training in Oncology Surgery from Sion Hospital, Mumbai
  • Training in Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • Visiting Observership for Oncoplastic surgery and implant reconstructions from Centre Oscar Lambret

Memberships of Dr. Mandar Nadkarni

  • Association of Surgeons of India

Publications of Dr. Mandar Nadkarni

  • Breast conservation surgery without pre-operative mammography–A definite feasibility (published in Breast 2006)
    – The original paper attracted an editorial by Dr Benjamin Anderson – The results is the paper were included as a guideline to increase breast conservation in developing countries worldwide (in Cancer 2008 and World Journal of Surgery 2010)
  • Single-Injection Depot Progesterone Before Surgery and Survival in Women With Operable Breast Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    – A simple inexpensive intervention in selected patients to reduce risks of recurrence after breast cancer treatment.
  • Influence of surgical technique on axillary seroma formation: a randomized study. ANZ Journal of surgery 2007
    – Original research paper to reduce the incidence of postoperative seroma formation

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