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Dr Ashwin Tamhankar

About – Dr Ashwin Tamhankar

Dr. Ashwin Sunil Tamhankar is a distinguished Surgical Oncologist based in Mumbai with 8+ years of experience, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancerous tumors. Dr. Tamhankar is highly regarded for his compassionate approach, guiding patients and their families through every step of their cancer journey with empathy and understanding. His commitment to excellence and innovation has earned him recognition as a leader in the field of surgical oncology, impacting countless lives with his unwavering dedication to healing.

Specialization

 Dr. Ashwin Tamhankar specializes in a wide range of specific medical capability interventions  

  • Breast Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Acute Diarrhea Treatment
  • Rectum Cancer Treatment
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer Treatment

Education

  • MBBS Bachelor of Surgery – G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai
  • MS General Surgery – G S Medical College and KEM Hospital
  • MCh Urology – LTMMC and LTMGH, Sion, Mumbai
  • SpSR Urooncology – Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai

Career

  • Consultant Urological Oncology and Robotic Surgery at Apollo Mumbai Hospital Ltd.
  • Consultant Urological Oncology and Robotic Surgery at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Research Center

Memberships

  • Life membership – Urological Society of India (USI)
  • Member of the American Urology Association (AUA)
  • Member of the European Urological Association (EAU)
  • Member of the Société Internationale d’Urologie (SIU)
  • Member of Mumbai Urological Association (MUS)
  • Member of West zone Urological Association, India (WZ- USI)
  • Member of North zone Urological Association, India (NZ- USI)
  • Member of the General Medical Council, UK (GMC)

Fellowships 

  • Vattikuti Robotic Urooncology Fellowship – Max Hospital, Delhi
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England Robotic Urology Fellowship, United Kingdom
  • Olympus AINU Laporoscopic Fellowship – Asian Institute of Nephrology and Urology, Hyderabad

Awards 

  • Certificate of Completion Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) of England – Lister Urological Robotic Fellowship approved by the RCS and the British Association of Urological Surgeon (BAUS)(June 2019- May 2020)
  • Certificate of Completion- Advanced Robotic Surgery Training Fellowship in Urooncology- Vattikuti Foundation (February 2017- February 2018)
  • Invited National faculty as a chairperson for the moderated video session in Robotics and Urooncology at USICON 2019
  • Invited National faculty in the talk on “Fellowship opportunities after MCh/ DNB urology”
  • Invited National faculty in the talk on “Subspecialty practice in Urology”
  • Member of the panel for formulation of guidelines on Urooncology for the urological Society of India
  • Third position in Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) in Examination for MCh Urology – certificate of merit
  • Received Dr. G. M. Phadke travelling fellowship 2016 – Second prize at the National level
  • Dr. Sitharaman memorial prize for best essay for year 2018 – topic “Future of Urology Research in India” – First prize at the National level
  • Dr Brij Kihore Patna prize paper for the best scientific paper in USICON 2019 – First prize at the National level
  • “USI Got Talent” – Best scientific paper in USICON 2020 – First prize at the National level
  • “Late Shri K. Subramaniam Memorial Video Award” as a presenting author in Robotic Surgeons Council meet (RSC) India, Chennai 2017 –Second prize at the National level
  • Best video presentation in RUFCON 2017- Robotic Urology Forum of India conference – second prize at the National level
  • Dr. A V Baliga Memorial prize for standing first in MS General Surgery in KEM Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Maharashtra state chapter of ASI 2012- Surgical quiz- First prize in state of Maharashtra

Publications

  • Dr. Ashwin Sunil Tamhankar has published extensively in the field of Uro-oncology and he holds 48 peer-reviewed publications in various international and national journals including the Indian Journal of Urology and British Journal of Urology International.
  • Till now he has presented 30 papers in various national and international urology conferences including European Association of Urology Annual conference, Copenhagen 2018, European Robotic Urology Section of European Association of Urology Conference (ERUS), Belgium 2017, and American Association of Urology (AUA) annual conference, Boston 2017.
  • He is a member of the committee for the formulation of the guidelines in Uro-oncology under the aegis of Urological society of India (USI) for prostate cancer, bladder cancer, and penile cancer.
  • He is a regular reviewer of five journals including the Journal of Robotic Surgery, Indian Journal of Urology and the Journal of Endourology.
  • He has a very special interest in clinical research and he is a part of two randomized controlled trials pertaining to the robotic prostatectomy for prostate cancer including six various projects approved by ethics committee in urology in his previous commitments.

Research Projects

Dr Ashwin Tamhankar has carried out comprehensive research on Medical Oncology and has over 29 research papers published in the past few years including –

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