Dr. Ashok Vaid

Qualification - MBBS, MD, DM

Specialization - Hematologist

Designation - Chairman Divison of Medical & Paediatric Oncology, Haematology & Bone Marrow

Location - Gurgaon, India

Hospital(s) - Medanta The Medicity

Career Profile

Dr. Ashok K. Vaid has authored a number of publications, research papers and abstracts and has been actively involved in organizing various seminars, workshops and conferences throughout the country. Dr. Vaid has also conducted more than 40 international and national studies in clinical research. He has the unique distinction of having carried out the first 25 bone marrow transplants in any private sector hospital in North India.

Having carried out the first 25 bone marrow transplants in any private sector hospital in North India, Dr. Ashok K. Vaid has carved a niche for himself as a pioneering medic in the field of bone marrow transplants. Before taking up chairmanship at Medanta, he was the head of the department of medical oncology in Artemis Institute, a senior consultant and coordinator of medical oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, a medical oncologist and lecturer at Government Medical College, Jammu.

Dr. Ashok K. Vaid is the founder member of the Indian Cooperative Oncology Network, a life member of Breast Cancer Foundation of India, Indian Association of Gynaec Oncologists and Indian Medical Association. He is also the member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, European Society for Medical Oncology and European Haematology Association. He has also been on the Editorial Board of ‘Current Trends in Asian Oncology’ and a consultant editor at JK Science.Dr. Ashok Vaid Chairman – Divison of Medical & Paediatric Oncology, Haematology & Bone Marror / Stem Cell TransplantMedanta The Medicity, Gurgaon

Education & Training

  • D.M, Medical Oncology Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India 1993
  • M.D, Internal Medicine University of Jammu, J&K, India 1989
  • M.B.B.S University of Jammu, J&K, India 1983
  • Senior Resident Dept. of Medical Oncology at IRCH, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India 1990

Experience

  • Senior Residency towards award of MD degree in Internal Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, India from 1987-1989
  • Senior Resident, Dept. of Clinical Immunology, SGPGI, Lucknow, UP, India from Jan - Apr 1990
  • Senior Resident, Dept. of Medical Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi, India from 1990-1991
  • Post MD Training Towards Award of DM Degree, Medical Oncology, Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, India from 1991-1993
  • Consultant -Medical Oncologist & Lecturer Dept. of Internal Medicine Govt. Medical College, Jammu, J&K, India from 1994-1997
  • Sr. Consultant & Coordinator, Dept. of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Delhi, India from 1997-2007
  • Head, Dept. of Medical Oncology, Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon, India from 2007 to 2009
  • Dept. of Medical Oncology, Senior Consultant & Coordinator, Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital
  • Internal Medicine, Medical Oncologist & Lecturer, BMCHRC-Rajasthan
  • Medical Oncology, Post MD Training, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
  • Dept. of Clinical Immunology, Senior Resident, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • Chairman - Division of Medical & Pediatrics Oncology, Hematology & Bone Marrow / Stem Cell Transplant Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon, 2009 till date

Clinical Focus

  • Treatment of Organ Specific Cancers
  • Leukemias
  • Lymphomas
  • Stem Cell Transplantation

Awards & Achievements

  • Padma Shree award by the President of India for contribution rto the field of medicine,14th April, 2009
  • "CHIKITSA SHIROMANI" Award Conferred By The International Study Circle, New Delhi

Research and Publications

  • Management of Malignant Germ Cell Tumours of Ovary - Indian J Cancer. 1992 Sep;29 (3) :122-5 in 1992
  • Synchronous esophageal carcinoma with non Hodgkin's lymphoma, problems with management - Indian J Cancer. 1996 Sep;33 (3) :153-6 in 1996
  • Prognostic factors in early stage Non-Small Lung Carcinoma - Ind J Med & Ped Oncol 20:56-85 in 1999
  • New Hormonal Treatments in Breast Cancer - IJCPs Medinews in 2000
  • Environmental Pollution and Lung Cancer. In: Clearing the Air Better Vehicles, Better Fuels - Published by Teri, Delhi. Pg 19-23, 2000 in 2000
  • Small cell carcinoma of the gall bladder: case report and review of literature - Tropical Gastroenterol. Jul-Sep;22(3):170-1 in 2001
  • GCP in India-Practice or Not - Medicine Update Vol.12,194:1337;2002 in 2002
  • Spontaneous fracture and pulmonary embolization of a central venous catheter - The Journal of Vascular Access. 4:158-159 in 2003
  • Flagellate hyperpigmentation from bleomycin - Indian J Dermatol Venerol Leprol 70:46-47 in 2004
  • Thymic Carcinoma Presenting as Myasthenia Gravis - JIACM Oct-Dec. 2004 in 2004
  • To know more about Dr. Ashok Vaids Research and Publication, Visit http://www.medanta.org/DoctorProfile.aspx?Key=51

Memberships

  • Indian Society of Medical & Pediatric Oncology (ISMPO
  • Founder, Member of Indian Cooperative Oncology Network (ICON)
  • Breast Cancer Foundation of India - Life Member
  • Indian Association of Gynaec Oncologists (IAGO) - Life Member
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA) - Life Member
  • Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Indian Association of Clinical Medicine (IACM) - Life Member
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • European Hematology Association (EHA)
  • Member Editorial Board - Current Trends in Asian Oncology
  • Consultant Editor JK Science (Journal of Medical Education & Research) Jammu J&K (India)

Hospitals

Procedures

Procedures performed by Dr. Vaid performs 25 are below: