Shailesh V. Shrikhande

Tata Memorial Centre, India

Shailesh V Shrikhande is an Associate Professor of surgery in GI and HPB Surgical Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital. After receiving his M.S. degree from Mumbai University, India, where he was ranked first in 1997, he worked with Professor Markus Buchler and Dr. Helmut Friess in Bern, Switzerland. During his 15 months there, he was involved in basic science research in tropical chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Later he worked as a Senior Fellow in GI surgery at the Tata Memorial Hospital from July 2001 till October 2002. In 2005, he became the first Asian to be awarded the prestigious Kenneth Warren Fellowship of the IHPBA and was at the University of Heidelberg in Germany for 1 year. He was awarded the M.D. degree by the University of Heidelberg with the excellent grades in January 2006 for his work on pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis. He has been invited for over 90 lectures in India and abroad in Switzerland, Germany, Egypt, China, Japan, Sweden, and Russia. He has more than 80 clinical and research papers in indexed international and national journals. He has contributed more than 30 book chapters to various national and international books and is the Chief Editor of the book Surgery of Pancreatic Tumors released in February 2008. This book has been a success with over 4500 copies being sold all over India and Europe. To create awareness on pancreatic and periampullary cancer, he has been the leading of launched in July 2008. He has given live operative demonstrations on pancreatic, gall bladder, and rectal cancer, is on the review board of many national and international journals, and is the Associate Editor of the Indian Journal of Colorectal Diseases.

Biography Updated on 13 December 2009

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