Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

Dr. Rajeev Agarwal
Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon

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Dr. Rajeev Agarwal 
Director, Breast Services (Cancer Institute)
Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon, India 

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Rajeev Agarwal is among the very first surgical oncologists of the country with 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 pioneer role in the introduction of organ based oncology specialization in Northern part of India.
  • Dr. Agarwal has experience of more than 30 years in the field of Oncology surgery 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 of various prestigious medical associations and is an Inductee to the European Society of Medical Oncology.
  • He gets invited regularly to deliver talks and make presentations at seminars and conferences for Cancer awareness.
  • He was invited at the International Conference on Palliative Care as a faculty which was organized by Vatican (Rome) in 2004 where he presented a paper titled- Palliative care in Hindu Context


  • Screening and prevention of breast cancer
  • Breast conservation and reconstruction surgery
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Management of non- palpable lumps

Work Experience

  • Director of Breast Services, Cancer Institute at Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon since 2013
  • Senior Consultant of Surgical Oncology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi from 2001 to 2013
  • Consultant of Surgical Oncology at Dharam Shila Cancer Hospital, Delhi from 1994 to 2001


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


  • 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

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