Dr. Rakesh Chopra Medical Oncologist in Gurgaon

Dr. Rakesh Chopra

Medical Oncologist, Gurgaon

MBBS, MD, DM (Medical Oncology)

  • 1 Hospital

About

Dr. Rakesh Chopra is among the pioneers of Medical Oncology in India, nationally and internationally one of the most trusted name in the world of oncology. With more than 40 yrs of extensive experience, Dr Rakesh Chopra has exceptional expertise in solid cancers including Breast Cancer ,Women Cancers, Cancer of the Lung, Prostate & Colon.He also specialises in Haemato Oncology and his association with reputed organisations all across the world for blood cancer, leukaemia, lymphoma treatment and bone marrow transplant has earned him a great respect in the field of Haematology. He has been instrumental in initiating cancer care treatment in various hospitals of repute. He also specialises in Precision Cancer Medicine, Cancer Genetics, Palliative Cancer Treatment and Advanced Chemotherapy Treatment.He received his undergraduate degree from Delhi University, a post graduate degree in Medicine from the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College Pune, India and did his Oncology training from leading institutions like –The Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai, Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute, New York and the Jewish Long Island Hospital, New York, M D Anderson cancer centre, Houston.He then joined Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi in 1981 and gradually built up a Medical Oncology department in the Hospital. While recognising great opportunities to advance his knowledge and treatment of cancer, Dr. Chopra decided to specialise in cancer research and treatment, determined to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those facing and are suffering with the condition. He worked at Sir Ganga Ram Hospitals for 15 years, before he set out to establish the Oncology system of Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi. He was also the Academic Co coordinator for the DNB program (Oncology) at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi.Further he started a new journey of setting up quality care for cancer patients in Gurgaon through Artemis Hospitals and Paras Hospitals. He served in Artemis Hospitals as the Chairman for Cancer Department and continues his care as Sr. Director, Head- Medical Oncology & Haematology, Paras Group Hospitals.Dr. Chopra is committed in providing comprehensive and confidential health services to individuals and organisations. Dr. Rakesh Chopra is also actively associated with cancer awareness programs. He supports and conducts workshops and seminars with his colleagues with the view to educate and create awareness of the various types of cancers.His overall vision is to make sure his patients get the best in Oncology care at par with the best in the world. Dedication to patients is foremost to Dr. Chopra who says that each patient of his teaches him something new and the true value of life.

Specialities

  • Medical Oncology

  • Hematology

Procedures

  • Chemotherapy

Expertise

  • Precision Cancer Medicine
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Palliative Cancer Treatment
  • Advanced Chemotherapy Treatment

Education

MBBS, 1976, Delhi University College Of Medical Sciences

MD (General Medicine), 1980, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

DM (Medical Oncology), 1983, U.I.C.C, Delhi

Practice Information

Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon

Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon

Sector - 51, Gurgaon, Haryana - 122001

Achievements & Contributions

  • Chairman, Anti-Cancer Trust Advisor, Govt. of India/Nepal
  • Ex-Vice President - Indian Society of Medical & Pediatric Oncology
  • Ex. Executive - Indian Society of Oncology
  • Ex. Executive - Indian Society of Medical & Pediatric Oncology
  • Ex. Member - Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Ex. Executive - American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Ex. Member - Editorial Board, Indian Journal Medical & Pediatric Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • International Gynecologic Oncology Society

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