MOC- Mumbai Oncocure Centres are centres of excellence in Oncology and Hematology. MOC centres are first of its kind of chain of day care oncology centres in India. Every MOC unit has state of art facilities for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood disorders. Cancer treatment with advanced quality care to all sections of society with human touch is unique characteristic of MOC. The vision of MOC’s medical team is to offer state of the art clinical care to patients with compassion and offer help to their families. Our mission is to understand these diseases better through basic and translational research and educating future health care providers. Our cancer experts are committed to bring the latest technologies and advanced treatment options to our patients. At the same time , we support you with therapies to reduce side effects , boost your energy levels and keep you strong during treatment

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Dr. Vashistha Pankaj Maniar

M.B.B.S, M.D [ MEDICINE], D.M( MEDICAL ONCOLOGY) , ECMO [ EUROPEAN SOCIETY CERTIFICATION IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY ]
Specialty – Medical and Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist

Dr. Vashistha Maniar did his M.D medicine from prestigious Lokmanya Tilak Medical College and Sion hospital, Mumbai and did his DM in Medical and Paediatric Oncology and Hemato-Oncology from Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad, an apex regional cancer centre and one of the largest cancer care center in Asia. He has had a glittering academic career, which includes procuring a gold medal in his D.M examination. He has a strong inclination for teaching and is well known for his clinics to undergraduate and post graduate students. His special areas of interest include solid malignancies like Breast, Colon, Lung, Prostate, GI Cancers, Bone Sarcomas, Pediatric cancers, Leukemia, Lymphomas and Myeloma. He has also been a part of multiple successful bone marrow and stem cell transplantation. He has also been trained in treatment of various benign blood disorders like aplastic anemia, hemolytic anemia etc.

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Dr. Ashish Joshi

M.B.B.S, M.D [MEDICINE], D.M ( MEDICAL ONCOLOGY)
Specialty – Medical and Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist

Dr. Ashish Joshi did his M.D medicine from prestigious Byramjee Jeejebhoy Medical College and David Sasson Hospital, Pune and did his DM in Medical and Paediatric Oncology and Haemato-Oncology from Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad, an apex regional cancer centre and one of the largest cancer care center in Asia. He has had a glittering academic career, which includes procuring a gold medal in his D.M examination. He has a strong inclination for teaching and is well known for his clinics to undergraduate and post graduate students. His special areas of interest include solid malignancies like Breast, Colon, Lung, Prostate, GI Cancers, Bone Sarcomas, Pediatric cancers, Leukemia, Lymphomas and Myeloma. He has also been a part of multiple successful bone marrow and stem cell transplantation. He has also been trained in treatment of various benign blood disorders like aplastic anemia, hemolytic anemia etc.

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Dr. Pritam Baban Kalaskar

M.B.B.S, M.D [ MEDICINE], D.M (MEDICAL ONCOLOGY)
Specialty – Medical and Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist

Dr Pritam Kalaskar did his DM in Medical and Paediatric Oncology and Hemato-Oncology from Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad, an apex regional cancer centre and one of the largest cancer care center in Asia. He carries a teaching experience to graduates and post graduates of 3 yrs. His academic interest gave him gold medal in DM Medical Oncology exam. He has various publications National and International journals. He has worked as a team member in successful bone marrow transplants. He specializes in treating solid cancers of breast, ovary, lung, prostate, gastrointestinal tumors, multiple myeloma, Leukemia, lymphoma, bone tumors, germ cell tumor. He aims at providing quality care to all.

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Dr. Kshitij Chandrakant Joshi

M.B.B.S, M.D [ MEDICINE],D.M.( MEDICAL ONCOLOGY) , D.N.B.( MEDICAL ONCOLOGY) , ECMO [ EUROPEAN SOCIETY CERTIFICATION IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY]
Specialty – Medical and Pediatric Oncologist and Hematologist.

Dr Kshitij Joshi did his DM in Medical and Pediatric Oncology and Hemato-Oncology from Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad, an apex regional cancer center and one of the largest cancer care center in Asia. He also did his D.N.B in Medical Oncology from National Board of Examination, Delhi. He has also cleared ESMO exam and has European Certification in Medical Oncology. He has various publications in national and international journals and has strong inclination towards teaching. His area of interest includes solid malignancies like lung, breast, colon, prostate, GI, bone sarcomas, Pediatric cancers, lymphomas, leukemia, myeloma. He also has special interest in Immunooncology and attended preceptorship programme by ESMO in Singapore.

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Dr. Pradip Kendre

M.B.B.S, D.N.B [MEDICINE], D.M.[MEDICAL ONCOLOGY]
Specialty – Medical and Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist

He has done his D.N.B in Medicine from Little Flower Hospital and Research Centre, 900 bedded Hospital, Angamaly, Kerala. He has done D.M In Medical , Pediatric and Hemato-Oncology from Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad, an apex regional cancer centre and one of the largest cancer care center in Asia. He has had a very successful academic career, which includes procuring a gold medal in his D.M examination. His special interest is in treating Prostate cancers, Germ Cell Tumors, Breast Cancer and Hematological Malignancies.

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Dr. Udip Maheshwari

M.B.B.S, M.D [MEDICINE], D.N.B. [MEDICAL ONCOLOGY], ECMO [ EUROPEAN SOCIETY CERTIFICATION IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY]
Specialty – Medical Oncologist and Hemato-Oncologist

Dr. Udip Maheshwari completed his M.D (General Medicine) from Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Jharkhand. and did his D.N.B. in Medical Oncology and Hemato-Oncology from the renowned Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Delhi. He has earlier done his M.B.B.S. from Terna Medical College, Nerul and residential internship from KEM Hospital, Mumbai. Dr. Udip Maheshwari has a special interest in Targeted therapies and Immunotherapies in cancer treatment. He is trained to treat and have hands on experience in treatment of Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Stomach and Colon Cancer, Prostate Bladder and Kidney cancers & blood cancers under Hemato-Oncology segment. Dr. Udip Maheshwari is also trained in handling all oncological emergencies. Dr. Udip Maheshwari is currently looking after newly opened center of MOC at Sion as well as Ghatkopar. Outside Mumbai Oncocare Centre, Dr. Udip Maheshwari is also attached to Global Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Kohinoor Hospital, Kurla and Hindu Sabha Hospital, Ghatkopar as a honorary consultant.

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Dr. Smit Sheth

M.B.B.S, M.D [ MEDICINE],D.M.( MEDICAL ONCOLOGY) , ECMO [ EUROPEAN SOCIETY CERTIFICATION IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY]
Specialty – Medical Oncologist and Hemato-Oncologist

Dr. Smit Sheth is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Mumbai Oncocare Centre, Thane. Dr. Smit Sheth did his DM in Medical Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, a pioneering institute for cancer care and research in India & Asia’s renowned institute. Dr. Smit Sheth was a Specialist Registrar at Tata Memorial Hospital, Department of Medical Oncology, Mumbai. His strong academic inclination & interest helped him pursue European Society Certification in Medical Oncology. He has various publications in national and international journals. He has professional affiliations with Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology (ISMPO) & European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO). He specializes in treating solid cancers of breast, ovary, lung, prostate, gastrointestinal tumors, multiple myeloma as well as hematological malignancies like Leukemia, lymphoma, bone tumors, germ cell tumor. He aims at providing evidence based treatment for all malignancies.

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Dr. Sonal Dhande

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B. [Internal Medicine]; D.N.B. [Medical Oncology]
Speciality- Medical Oncologist & Hemato-Oncologist

Dr. Sonal Dhande is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Mumbai Oncocare Centre, Nasik. MOC - Hope is a state-of-the-art cancer daycare center in Nasik that undertakes diagnosis, medical interventions and rehabilitation for cancer patients. Dr. Sonal Dhande pursued her Diplomat of National Board (DNB) certification in Medical Oncology from Apollo Hospital, Bangalore. Before that, she completed her DNB in General Medicine from Holy Family Hospital, Mumbai and MBBS from the renowned Seth G. S. Medical College and KEM Hospital Mumbai. Dr. Sonal Dhande also has an experience of working at Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai and Apollo Hospital, Bangalore for almost 4 years before coming to Nasik. Dr. Dhande has a total experience of 8 years in cancer care. She has a strong inclination in cancer research and has many publications and research papers to her credit. She has a keen interest in treating solid tumors like breast cancer, ovarian cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer and gastric and colorectal cancers as well as all types of hematological malignancies.

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Dr. Chandrashekhar Pethe

M.B.B.S., M.D. [Internal Medicine], D.M. [Medical Oncology]
Specialty – Medical Oncologist and Hemato-Oncologist

Dr. Chandrashekhar Pethe is an eminent & distinguished senior Consultant Medical Oncologist at MOC Nashik (Hope-MOC). Dr. Chandrashekhar Pethe carries an experience of over 10 years in adult and childhood cancer care with a special interest in childhood cancers like Leukemias & Lymphomas etc. He believes that these cancers are highly curable if treated well. Dr. Pethe also undertakes treatment for all types of solid tumors at different stages as well as blood cancers. Dr. Chandrashekhar Pethe completed his DM in Medical Oncology after his MD (Medicine), from Gujrat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad an apex regional cancer center and one of the largest cancer care centre in Asia. Dr. Pethe has many publications in national and international journals to his credit. Dr. Pethe works to offer high quality evidence-based treatment to patients with all kinds of cancers. Dr. Chandrashekhar Pethe leads MOC Nashik centre (Hope-MOC), situated near Indrayani lawns, Aurangabad road. He will be available to serve cancer patients at Hope-MOC throughout the day, with his colleague and another eminent Medical Oncologist Dr. Sonal Dhande. Hope-MOC is our Nashik centre is a dedicated, state-of-the-art cancer daycare centre having 10 beds, and a dedicated team of intensivists to handle emergencies in a semi-ICU setup. We have highly trained paramedical staff like Chemotherapy Nurses who undertake all chemotherapy and medicine infusions efficiently. We also have inhouse Onco-nutritionist and Genetic Counselor at our MOC Nashik centre.

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Ms. Divya Uchil

BE (Biotechnology), MSc (Genetic Counseling) Genetic Counselor- Oncology
Specialty – Certified Cancer Genetic Counsellor

Ms. Divya Uchil is an eminent Genetic Counselor at Mumbai Oncocare Centre. She is a specialist of a kind for ‘Genetic Counseling’ in the arena of hereditary / familial cancers. She has an experience of over 3 years in this profession. She is a dedicated resource available for our cancer patients to offer them genetic counseling which is a need of the hour in cancer specialty. Ms. Divya has previously worked with the prestigious Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai; in the capacity of Genetic Counselor under the shadow of stalwarts in cancer genetics. Ms. Divya Uchil is available for consultation with prior appointment at all the cancer daycares of Mumbai Oncocare Centre. Micro-understanding of the genomic profile of cancer patients is gaining an extraordinary importance, especially in case of the hereditary cancers (cancers that cascade into families). It helps to understand the natural or acquired defects in the human built at the level of their genes. Genetic tests can also predict the response to specific medicines by the help of which, patient can be offered the bespoke medicines that has the probability of offering maximum benefits and least toxicities to them. Mumbai Oncocare Centre is perhaps among very few cancer centers in India to have a dedicated genetic counselor to help patients envisage and adapt to the medical, psychological and familial implications of genetic contributions to cancer in their families thereby work on cancer prevention strategies for relatves in the family.

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Dr. Seema Jagiasi

D.N.B. [General Medicine]; D.N.B. [Medical Oncology]
Speciality- Medical Oncologist & Hemato-Oncologist

Dr. Seema Jagiasi is a Medical Oncologist (cancer specialist) at Mumbai Oncocare Centre, Kemps Corner. MOC Kemps Corner is a state-of-the-art cancer daycare center in Mumbai that undertakes diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for cancer patients. Dr. Seema Jagiasi pursued her Diplomat of National Board (DNB) certification in Medical Oncology from Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai under Dr. Tapan Saikia, a renowned oncologist. Prior to that, she completed her DNB in General Medicine from Breach Candy Hospital Mumbai and MBBS from the renowned Terna Medical College, Navi Mumbai. Dr. Seema Jagiasi also has an experience of working at Prince Aly Khan Hospital and Breach Candy Hospital for overt 4 years before coming to MOC Kemps Corner. Dr. Seema Jagiasi has a total experience of 7 years in cancer care. She has a strong inclination in cancer research and has many publications and research papers to her credit. Dr. Seema has a keen interest in treating solid tumors like breast cancer, ovarian cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer, gastric and colorectal cancers as well as all types of hematological malignancies. Other than MOC Kemp's Corner, Dr.Seema Jagiasi carries honorary attachments with H. N. Reliance Foundation, Saifi Hospital and Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai.

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Dr.Mangesh Mekha

D.M.(Medical Oncology), D.N.B. [Medical Oncology], ECMO
Speciality- Medical Oncologist & Hemato-Oncologist

Dr.Mangesh Mekha did his DM in Medical and Pediatric Oncology and Hemato-Oncology from Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad, an apex regional cancer center and one of the largest cancer care center in Asia. He also did his D.N.B in Medical Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital,Mumbai. He has various publications in national and international journals and has strong inclination towards teaching. His area of interest includes solid malignancies like lung, breast, colon, prostate, GI, bone sarcomas, Pediatric cancers, lymphomas, leukemia, myeloma. He also has special interest in Immunooncology.

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Dr.Ritu Dave

D.N.B. [Medical Oncology]; ECMO (EUROPEAN SOCIETY CERTIFICATION IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY)
Speciality- Medical Oncologist & Hemato-Oncologist

Dr Ritu Dave is a medical oncologist at Mumbai Oncocare Centre, Pune.

She pursued DNB training in medical oncology at Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer hospital and research institute at Hyderabad, under the able guidance of Dr. Senthil Rajappa. She dealt with various malignancies including several rare ones during her training period. Prior to that she completed 3 years of residential DNB training in internal medicine from Inlaks and Budhrani Hospital, Pune & MBBS and internship from the prestigious BJ Medical College, Pune. She also has European certification in medical oncology (ECMO).

She has worked with HCG Cancer Centre , Apex group of hospitals and Sanjeevani Cancer Centre, Mumbai before moving to Pune. She has an overall experience of 5 years in cancer care. She has keen interest in treating various solid tumors like breast cancer, ovarian cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer, prostate cancer, gastric and colorectal cancers as well as many hematological malignancies.

She believes that the needs of every cancer patient are different and it’s important to have an individualistic, compassionate approach towards each inorder to cater to each and every patients needs.

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Dr. Akshay Shivchhand

MBBS, MD, DM, DNB(Medical Oncology), ECMO
Speciality- Medical Oncologist & Hemato-Oncologist

Dr. Akshay Shivchhand completed his MBBS from BJMC Pune, after which he pursued his MD medicine from prestigious KEM Hospital, Mumbai. He has flourishing academic achievements on his name. After finishing MD, he has joined prestigious Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, Ahmedabad for DM(medical oncology) tenure under the able guidance of Dr. Asha Anand. He has been awarded young scientist research award.

After his completion, he had worked as a chief consultant medical oncologist in Apple Saraswati Hospital for two and half years. Also he has been part of Government Hospital, Kolhapur and he is fond of teaching PG students an art of medicine. He has vivid 5 years of experience in treating various malignancies with special interest in Myeloma, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, Breast cancer and Paediatric malignancies. He is also expert in treating cancers of young adults and preservation of fertility of young patients while battling with this deadly disease. He holds European Certification in Medical Oncology(ECMO) and also been awarded DNB degree. He is first to hold such an esteemed qualifications in Kolhapur and various nearby districts. He has various national and international publication on his name. He has also done a preceptorship course in breast cancer organised by ESMO and granted International Cancer Fund Scholarship. He believes that the needs of every cancer patient are different and it’s important to have an individualistic, compassionate approach towards it.

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Dr. Devendra Pal

MBBS, MD, DNB (Medical Oncology), ECMO
Speciality- Medical Oncologist & Hemato-Oncologist

Dr. Devendra Pal has completed his MBBS from the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) and MD from one of the most busiest , Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. After finishing his graduation and post- graduation in year 2000 he provided his services for 8 years in Indian Railway Health Services as consultant paediatrician in the Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Memorial Hospital, the tertiary care Headquarter level referral hospital of Central Railway, located in Byculla, Mumbai. From year 2008-2011 he pursued his super-specialisation in Medical Oncology (DNB) from the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre ( RGCI & RC), New Delhi where he was trained in treatment of all types of solid tumours and hematologic malignancies in adults and children including the stem cell transplant. He holds European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Certification in Medical Oncology(ECMO) to his credit.

He started Medical Oncology services in year 2011 in his hospital and since then innumerable number of cancer patients benefitted from these services. More than one thousand five hundred cancer patients of various malignancies received Medical Oncology treatments under his care in a span of 10 years, as per standard international recommendations followed elsewhere in the world. Every month 175-200 chemotherapy/immunotherapy sessions were being conducted in the day care ward of the hospital. He was awarded with The Chief Medical.Director’s award in year 2015 and The Minister of Railways award in year 2018 for the meritorious services offered to the Indian Railway beneficiaries.

Recently in March 2022 he has become part of Mumbai Oncocare Centre (MOC).

He has vivid experience of treating various solid tumours (like breast, lung, stomach, intestines, gall bladder, liver, pancreas, head and neck, cervix , uterus, ovary, urinary bladder, prostate etc.) and hematologic malignancies (like lymphomas, multiple myeloma, chronic leukemias etc.). He is also expert in palliative care of terminally ill patients.

He believes in individualisation of treatment and continuum of care for every cancer patients. He is dedicated thoroughly to patient care and support their journey throughout this difficult path of cancer treatment.

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Dr. Taha Sethjiwala

MBBS, MD, DM
Speciality- Medical Oncologist & Hemato-Oncologist

Dr.Taha Sethjiwala pursued his MBBS and MD in General Medicine from the prestigious Manipal University with a gold medal. Completed his DM from the internationally-acclaimed Cancer Institute Adyar (WIA), Chennai and trained under some of the best minds in the field of oncology. His experience and training has granted him updated knowledge of the latest developments and treatments in the field. He has several published papers in Oncology journals to his credit. He has presented a number of papers at national and international cancer conferences. He has been working in this field for 6 years now.

He Worked as Consultant Medical oncologist in SRJ CBCC cancer hospital.

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Dr. Prakash Devde

MBBS, MD, DM
Speciality- Medical Oncologist & Hemato-Oncologist

Dr. Prakash Devde is heading Mumbai Oncocare Centre Aurangabad. He did his MBBS from Government Medical College Aurangabad. MD in medicine from BJ medical college Ahmedabad and DM in medical oncology from Gujarat cancer research institute affiliated to BJMC Ahmedabad. He is the first DM medical oncologist in Marathwada region who started his practice in Aurangabad since 2013. He initially worked with MGM hospital Aurangabad and then he is associated with Seth Nandlal Dhoot Hospital Dhoot Hospital since 2015 till date. He has special interest in management of cancers of lung, head neck, breast and ovary.
He was co author in “Indian consensus statement for treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer: first line, maintenance and second line” with Author Dr kumar Prabhash published in Indian journal of cancer vol54/issue1/march 2017.

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Dr. Makarand Randive

MBBS, MD, DM, ECMO
Speciality- Medical Oncologist & Hemato-Oncologist

Dr Makarand Randive started his academic & professional journey with MBBS from Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati. Later he went on to pursue MD in Internal Medicine from prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. He did DNB (Medical Oncology) from Dharamshila Cancer & Research Institute, Delhi which is the first and oldest institute for academics and training in Medical Oncology. Before associating with MOC, he worked as Consultant at HCG, Nashik. He specializes in treating solid cancers like Breast, Lung, Gynecological cancers, Gastrointestinal cancers, prostate cancer, sarcomas, Bone tumors etc along with hematological malignancies like Myeloma, Lymphomas and Leukemias with experience of around 10000+ chemotherapies. Academically he has teaching experience of around 5 years teaching UG and PG students. He has performed the role of Principal Investigator of many International research studies like Destiny 09, Destiny 11, Mono- Ola 1 with Sub Investigator for many studies. He has presented papers in many National and International Conferences with several publications to his credit.

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Dr. Prasanna Deshmukh

MBBS, MD, DM,
Speciality- Medical Oncologist

Dr Prasanna Deshmukh is an Air force veteran. He did his MBBS from Nagpur and MD in Medicine from prestigious Armed Forces Medical College Pune. He worked in Indian Air force as Short Service commissioned Officer. He also did a course in Aviation Medicine from the Institute of Aviation Medicine Bangalore. He completed his super specialization in Medical Oncology (DrNB) from Apollo Gleneagles Hospital Kolkata. He is trained in the treatment of all types of solid tumours and haematological malignancies in adults. His areas of interest include malignancy of breast, lung, prostate, Gastrointestinal, Lymphoma, Myeloma etc. He believes in tailored approach in the treatment of each and every patient.

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Dr Naganath Narasimhan Prem

MBBS, M.D (GERIATRIC MEDICINE),BMJ, SIOG
Speciality- Geriatrician/Elder Care Specialist Physician

He completed his MBBS from MGM Medical College Aurangabad and his MD in Geriatric Medicine from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. His senior residency was at the Department of Geriatric Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and he continued there as an Assistant Professor. He has an experience of 10 years in the field of Geriatrics. His major objective is to establish a strong framework for elderly care through comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment and interdisciplinary interventions. His areas of interest include Geriatric Oncology, Geriatric syndromes, Dementia, Urinary Incontinence, Orthogeriatrics , Perioperative care of the elderly and Community Geriatric care . Believes in continuum of care of Older Adults at hospital,home and in the community.