MBBS, MD, DNB (Medical Oncology), ECMO
Specialty – Medical Oncologist and Hemato-Oncologist
Dr. Devendra Pal has completed his MBBS from the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) and MD from one of the busiest, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. After finishing post- graduation in year 2000 he provided his services in The Indian Railway Health Services 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 all sorts of Medical Oncology treatments under his care in a span of 10 years, as per standard international recommendations followed elsewhere in the world. 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.