Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

Dr. Rajeev Agarwal
Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

Designation of Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

Dr. Rajeev Agarwal 
Surgical Oncologist (Breast Surgeon)
Senior Director, Breast Services (Cancer Institute)
Medanta- The Medicity, Gurugram, India 

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

  • Dr. Rajeev Agarwal is among the very first surgical oncologists in the country with a specialization in breast surgery.
  • He performs all kinds of breast surgery – primary breast-conserving and reconstruction surgery for breast cancer. He also specializes in sentinel node biopsies.
  • He played a pioneering role in the introduction of organ-based oncology specialization in the Northern part of India.
  • Dr. Agarwal has experience of more than 40 years in the field of surgical oncology with a primary interest in the screening and prevention of breast cancer.
  • He is also trained to perform surgeries for other types of cancer such as colorectal cancer, GI cancer, and organ-related cancers.
  • He holds memberships in various prestigious medical associations and is an Inductee to the European Society of Medical Oncology.
  • As an authority in breast cancer treatment and cosmetic breast surgeries, Dr. Agarwal is known for his impeccable surgical skills and aesthetic sense. He not only educates fellow surgeons on achieving optimal outcomes but also mentors aspiring professionals with his innovative techniques and procedures. His influence extends globally, where he is sought after for his expertise in plastic surgery.
  • Furthermore, Dr. Agarwal’s contributions to the field are extensive, including authored papers, book chapters, and frequent invitations as a speaker at prestigious international conferences. 
  • In 2004, Dr. Agarwal was invited to the International Conference on Palliative Care as a faculty which was organized by the Vatican (Rome) where he presented a paper titled- “Palliative Care in Hindu Context.”

Dr. Rajeev Agarwal’s Expertise

  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Screening and Prevention of Breast Cancer
  • Breast Conservation Surgery 
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Management of Non-Palpable Lumps
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Surgery

Work Experience of Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

  • Senior Director, Department of Breast Services at Medanta – The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India (Oct 2013 – Till Date)
  • Senior Consultant – Surgical Oncology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi (Sep 2001 – Sep 2003)
  • Senior Consultant – Surgical Oncology at Dharamshila Cancer Hospital Delhi (July 1994 – Sep 2001)
  • Senior Consultant – Surgical Oncology at Batra Hospital, New Delhi (Aug 1999 – Jun 2001)
  • Clinical Fellow at Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai (Apr 1985 – Apr 1986)
  • Senior Resident – Surgical Oncology at Safdurjung Hospital New Delhi (Oct 1983 – Apr 1985)

Dr. Rajeev Agarwal’s Qualifications

  • MBBS from Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial (GSVM) Medical College, Kanpur in 1978
  • MS in General Surgery from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur in 1982
  • Senior Resident in Surgical Oncology at Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi in 1985
  • Fellowship in Surgical Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai in 1986

Memberships of Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

  • European Society of Medical Oncology (Inductee)
  • Indian Society of Oncology
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Indian Association of Palliative Care

Publications of Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

  • ‘Completion Thyroidectomy for carcinoma Thyroid’ Head & Neck Surgery May/June 1987.
  • ‘Carcinoma Cervix Presenting as Primary Breast cancer’ Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology 30:283-286, 1987.
  • ‘Breast Conservation Therapy in The Management of Early Breast Cancer’ Hospital Today 1998 vol.3 no.12, 767-776.
  • Recent Advances in Oncology’ C M J I 1998.
  • ‘Giant Sacral Ependymoma – Case Report’ (accepted for publication in Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology)
  • ‘Cancer of the Lung’ a chapter in a book – Lecture Series in Geriatics, published by Health Care Promotion Trust in the year 2000.
  • Manuscript on ‘Tumor Markers’ for Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Dept. of Academics in 2003
  • Primary prevention of breast cancer, a review article in The Ganga Ram Journal

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