Dr. Hemant Tongaonkar Surgical Oncologist in Mumbai

Dr. Hemant Tongaonkar

Surgical Oncologist, Mumbai

MBBS, MS(General Surgery), FICS, FAIS

  • 1 Hospital


  • Dr. Hemant Tongaonkar is a consultant at Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai
  • Assistant Surgeon,Urologic and Gynaecolgic Oncology,Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 1992
  • Professor & Head, Department of Genitourinary & Gynaecologic  Oncology, 2002
  • Head, Department of Surgery at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 2010
  • Dr. Tongaonkar worked in the specialty of Urologic and Gynecologic Oncology for 25 years at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He has underwent Fellowship programme in Urologic Oncology and Gynaecologic Oncology in India


  • Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)

  • Gyneac Oncology



  • M.S. ( General Surgery) from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 1986
  • Senior residency in Surgical Oncology & Research fellowship in Urologic and Gynaecologic Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai (1986 - 1992)
  • Assistant Surgeon,Urologic and Gynaecolgic Oncology,Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 1992

Practice Information

Nanavati-Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai

Nanavati-Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai

Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, S.V. Road, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400056

Achievements & Contributions

  • Clinical Trial: His clinical trial on “Intravesical BCG immunoprophylaxis in high risk superficial bladder cancer” has been hailed as “of major importance to world health”.Besides these, he has also contributed chapters related to Urologic & Gynecologic Oncology to books published by reputed International publishers and also by FOGSI.He also actively participates in television programmes for Mumbai Doordarshan, pertaining to Gynecological cancers f
  • “Dr. C. K. P. Menon Award” of the Urological Society of India, 1993
  • Rashtriya Rattan Award for outstanding contribution to Oncology, 2009
  • Was instrumental in getting MCh Gynaecologic Oncology course approved in India
  • Started the first Fellowship Programmes in Urologic Oncology & Gynaecologic Oncology in India under the aegis of Homi Bhabha National University
  • Was included in the top Gynecologic Oncologists of India for a “State of the Science” meeting on Endometrial cancer at Manchester by National Cancer Institute, USA, to define and develop research trials pertaining to endometrial cancer
  • Actively involved in presenting his work in many International and National conferences
  • Delivered numerous orations, key note addresses and lectures.
  • Organized many International and National conferences pertaining to my specialty
  • More than 150 scientific publications in reputed International and National journals
  • Publications have been acknowledged as Outstanding contributions to the subject
  • Association of Gynecologic Oncologists of India
  • Executive Committee, West- Zone Chapter : Urological Society of India
  • American Urological Association
  • Societe Internationale d’Urologie
  • International Gynecologic Cancer Society
  • Asia Oceania Association of Genital Infections and Neoplasia
  • Genitourinary Cancer Society of India
  • Mumbai Urological Association
  • Indian Association of Genitourinary Surgeons
  • Indian Society of Oncology
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology