Know Dr. Kabra

Dr. Vedant Kabra
Head, Department of Surgical Oncology
Manipal Hospitals Dwarka, Delhi

Dr. Vedant Kabra is currently the Head of Surgical Oncology at Manipal Hospitals Dwarka, New Delhi. He received Surgical Oncology training from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and National Cancer Centre, Singapore, is having experience of over 12000 cancer surgeries and has successfully performed various complex oncosurgical procedures. He has been a faculty at various international and national conferences, has numerous papers and four book chapters to his credit apart from various awards for academic excellence. Dr. Kabra is also a tutor for the Indo-British Breast Oncoplasty Fellowship course conducted by University of East Anglia, UK

He is passionate about spreading Cancer awareness – regularly conducts awareness and self examination sessions. He has sensitised thousands of Police officers and officers from Education department for strict implementation of tobacco control measures. His active involvement in tobacco control activities and leadership in Haryana was instrumental in starting the tobacco control movement called “Voice of Tobacco Victims” in the state of Haryana. Dr. Kabra is currently also promoting “Pledge for Life” campaign to prevent children and youth from taking to tobacco.

Education & Fellowships

  • MBBS (Banaras Hindu University) – 1995
  • MS (Gen Surgery) (BHU) – 1998
  • DNB (Gen Surgery) – 1999
  • MRCS (Edin) Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh – 2002
  • Registrar, Surgical Oncology (Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India) – 1999-2002
  • Fellow, Surgical Oncology (Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India) – 2002-2003
  • Clinical Fellow and Associate, National Cancer Centre, Singapore (Jan 2005 – Oct 2006)
  • Tissue Bio-banking Course, Bordet Institute, Brussels, Belgium 2009
  • Robotic Training, Sunnyvale, California, USA 2015

Awards & Honors

  • University Gold Medal (BHU) for standing first in Final MBBS Examination
  • Best Undergraduate Student of Surgery in Uttar Pradesh (1995-96). UP chapter of Association of Surgeons of India
  • Best Resident of Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (1997-98)
  • Best Research Paper Award in Annual Conference of Association of Surgeons of India at Ahmedabad, December 25-30, 1998.
  • Second Best Poster Award in Annual Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Oncology at Lucknow, September 19-21, 2003
  • Faculty / Tutor at Indo-British Breast Oncoplasty Fellowship Course (2 years) offered by University of East Anglia, UK

Work Experience

  • Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai (1999-2003)
  • National Cancer Centre, Singapore (2005-2006)
  • Max Hospitals, New Delhi (2007-2013)
  • Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon (2013-2018)

Specialty Interest

  • Breast cancer surgery including breast conservation and oncoplasty
  • Gastro-intestinal and Gynecologic cancer
  • Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery for Cancer
  • Head & Neck Cancer, Thoracic Cancers, Urologic Cancer, Bone & Skin & Soft Tissue cancers

Academic Contribution

  • More than 100 Oral and Surgical video presentations in National and International Conferences
  • Several National & International Publications
  • 4 Book Chapters
  • Faculty / Tutor at Indo-British Breast Oncoplasty Fellowship Course (2 years) offered by University of East Anglia, UK

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Breast Surgeons of India
  • Indian Society of Oncology.
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology.
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • Association of Surgeons of India.
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences, India.
  • Indian Medical Association.