Dr. Rajeev Agarwal (Director) from Breast Cancer Department.

Dr Rajeev Agarwal

Senior Director - Breast Surgery Breast Cancer , Cancer Institute

Gurugram , South Delhi

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With 40 yrs of experience , 5000 + breast surgeries

Honorary doctorate (D.Sc) by Amity University - Maharashtra in 2023

Specializes in breast conservation surgery, sentinel node biopsy and breast reconstruction

Dr. Rajeev Agarwal is a senior surgical oncologist and breast specialist who introduced the practice of surgical oncology and the concept of organ based specialization in oncology to Northern India. Besides specializing in breast conservation surgery, he specializes in  sentinel node biopsy and breast reconstruction as well. Dr. Agarwal is also an inductee to the European Society of Medical Oncology. Being a well-trained Surgical Oncologist, he is also in-charge of Soft Tissue Tumour services at Medanta Gurugram.

Dr. Rajeev has a rich experience of working in various institutions like Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai & Safdarjung Hospital Delhi.

Medical Qualifications

Fellowship(Surgical Oncology)Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai1986
Senior Resident(cancer Surgery)Safdarjang Hospital, Delhi1985
M. S.(Surgery)GSVM Medical College, Kanpur UP1982
M.B.B.S.GSVM Medical College, Kanpur UP1978

Specialization and Expertise

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Screening & Prevention of Breast Cancer
  • Soft tissue Tumor Surgery

Memberships & Certifications

  • Indian Society of Oncology
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Indian association of Palliative care
  • Indian Association of surgical Oncology
  • European Society of Medical Oncology( ESMO)

Awards & Accomplishments

  • An invited faculty in The International Conference on Palliative Care organized By Vatican, Rome & presented a paper on Palliative Care in Hindu Context, 2004


  • Dept. of Academics, Tumor Markers :   Manuscript for Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, 2003
  • Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology :   Giant Sacral Ependymoma – Case Report’,
  • Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology :   Cancer of the Lung’ a chapter in a book – Lecture Series in Geriatics,
  • Hospital Today :   Breast Conservation Therapy in The Management of Early Breast Cancer, 1998
  • C M J I :   Recent Advances in Oncology, 1998
  • Head & Neck Surgery :   Completion Thyroidectomy for carcinoma Thyroid, 1987
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  • Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology :   Carcinoma Cervix Presenting as Primary Breast cancer, 1987
  • The Ganga Ram Journal :   Primary prevention of breast cancer, a review article,