Dr. Ashok Vaid

SPECIALIST

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Medical Oncology

EXPERIENCE

36 Years

Doctor's Info

A Padma Shri award-winning medic, Dr. Ashok K. Vaid, chairman, Medical &Paediatric Oncology at MedantaTheMedicity, has authored many publications, research papers, and abstracts. He has been actively involved in organizing various seminars, workshops, and conferences across the country. Dr. Vaid has also conducted more than 40 international and national studies in clinical research. Having carried out the first 25 bone marrow transplants in any private sector hospital in North India, Dr. Ashok K. Vaid has carved a niche for himself as a pioneering medic in the field of bone marrow transplants. Before taking up chairmanship at Medanta, he was the head of the department of medical oncology at Artemis Institute, a senior consultant and coordinator of medical oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, a medical oncologist and lecturer at Government Medical College, Jammu.
He is the founder member of the Indian Cooperative Oncology Network, a life member of Breast Cancer Foundation of India, Indian Association of Gynaec Oncologists and Indian Medical Association. He is also the member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, European Society for Medical Oncology and European Haematology Association. He has also been on the Editorial Board of ‘Current Trends in Asian Oncology’ and a consultant editor at JK Science.

Education

  • MBBS – University of Jammu, J&K, 1983
  • MS – Orthopaedics – University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, 2006
  • DM – Medical Oncology – Dr. MGR Medical University, 1993

Awards and Recognitions

  • “CHIKITSA SHIROMANI” Award Conferred By The International Study Circle, New Delhi, 2007
  • PADMA SHRI, awarded by the President of India, 2009

Experience

  • Division of Medical &Paediatric Oncology, Haematology& Bone Marrow / Stem Cell Transplant Oncology, Chairman- Medanta-The Medicity, currently working
  • Medical Oncology, Head- Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon, 2007
  • Medical Oncology, Senior Consultant & Coordinator- PushpanjaliCrosslay Hospital, 1997
  • Internal Medicine, Medical Oncologist & Lecturer- BMCHRC-Rajasthan, 1994
  • Medical Oncology, Post MD Training- Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, 1991
  • Clinical Immunology, Senior Resident- Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 1990
  • Medical Oncology, Senior Resident, 1990
  • Internal Medicine, Senior Residency-, 1987

Memberships

  • Member – Indian Society of Medical & Pediatric Oncology
  • Founder Member – Indian Cooperative Oncology Network
  • Life Member – Breast Cancer Foundation of India
  • Life Member – Indian Association of Gynaec Oncologists
  • Life Member – Indian Medical Association
  • Member – Association of Physicians of India
  • Life Member – Indian Association of Clinical Medicine
  • Member – American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member – European Society for Medical Oncology
  • Member – European Hematology Association
  • Member – Editorial Board Current Trends in Asian Oncology
  • Consultant Editor – JK Science

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