Honors and Awards
Honorary Fellowship, International College of Laparoscopic Surgeons, 2012.
Fellow of American College of Surgeons, 2007
American College of Surgeons International Guest Scholarship, 2005
UICC-ICRETT Fellowship, University of Nagoya School of Medicine, May-June 2005.
T.S.Reeve international clinical fellowship in Endocrine surgery, University of Sydney and Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW, Australia, 2000-2001.
Scholarship of the Robert Schumann foundation, France, (minimal invasive endocrine surgery) at the European Institute of Tele-surgery, and Hopital Civil, Strasbourg, France, November, 1999.
Nagoya Red-Cross Fellowship, Nagoya 2nd Red Cross Hospital, Nagoya, Japan, March 1999.
Designated International Faculty of the “Breast Surgery International” (BSI) Assigned to receive trainees and visit other centers to train in clinical, operative and research methodologies
Member, WHO-ICMR expert panel- Breast cancer protocol development for India.
Member, Expert committee- Breast health global initiative USA for breast cancer care protocols development for low and middle income countries
|Best Paper Awards/ Orations/ Lecturer-ships:|
Dr SC Misra oration of the UP chapter of Association of Surgeons of India, 2011.
JD Parekh oration award of Association of surgeons of India (Indore city chapter), March 2008.
Best paper award (BSI) at the 41st World Congress of Surgery of ISS/SIC, Durban South Africa, 2005.
DSL Best paper award of the Endocrine Society of India, 2004.
Best paper award at the 102nd Congress of Japan Surgical Society, Kyoto, Japan, 2002.
Clinical paper at the 23rd annual meeting of American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Banff, Canada, 2002.
Acted as the "Sole Reactor" in the Basic Oncology Research session at the 6th APCC, Manila, Philippines, November, 2001.
Best paper award (basic research in breast cancer) at international conference on "Breast cancer in the new millennium", Nagpur, 2000.
Best clinical paper award of the Endocrine Society of India, 1998.
Dr. R.K. Garg best paper (Best Thesis) award of U.P. chapter Assoc. of Surgeons of India, 1992.
Consolation Prize (poster), 2nd annual conference of U.P. chapter of ISG, 1992.
|Merit Awards/ Scholarship:|
“Best MS (Surgery) Thesis in the state Award” by the U.P. chapter of ASI of India, 1992.
3rd in order of merit in Final MBBS examination, 1988 of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
Awarded Department of ENT, BHU Silver Medal, 1988.
Awarded Department of ENT, BHU Merit Scholarship, 1988.
Distinctions in Forensic Medicine and Otolaryngology in MBBS Professional Exams.
|Travel Bursaries/ Conference grants:|
CSIR travel grant (1998) to attend 6th congress of the Asian association of endocrine surgeons, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
JSS travel grants on six occasions (1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2010) to attend the annual congress of the Japan Surgical society.
Asia-Oceania Thyroid society travel award (2000) to attend International Thyroid Congress, Kyoto, Japan, 2000
Royal North Shore hospital/ University of Sydney Medical specialists fund award to attend the Annual conference of American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Atlanta GA USA, 2001.
Asia Pacific cancer congress lecturer-ship to attend and lecture at the 14th Asia Pacific cancer congress, Manila 2001.
BSI lecturer-ship 2005 to deliver lecture at 41st world congress of surgery, Durban, South Africa.
IAES travel award 2005- for presentation at the IAES section, International surgical week 2005, Durban South Africa.
DST travel grant (2009) to attend the 43rd world congress of surgery, Adelaide Australia.
UGC travel grant (2011) to present paper at the 32nd Annual conference of American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Houston TX USA.
Area of Research Interest
|Endocrine Oncology/ Endocrine Surgical Research|
Vitamin D deficiency, molecular Ca++/Vit D metabolic pathways in parathyroid oncogenesis, and in pathogenesis of skeletal disease in PHPT
Myocardial and vasothelial dysfunction in overtly symptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism patients
Intra-operative iPTH dynamics in patients undergoing surgery for hyperparathyroidism.
Densitometric studies by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry in patients with PHPT.
Follow-up studies in PHPT patients: biochemical, radiologic and densitometric recovery of parathyroid bone disease following parathyroidectomy.
Catecholamine induced cardiac dysfunction in pheochromocytoma patients
Evolution of Cost-effective Minimal Invasive Endocrine Surgical Procedures.
Evolution of cost-effective surgical techniques and technology
Ethics in surgical/ clinical research.
|Breast Cancer Research|
Current Active Research
“Outcomes of triple negative breast cancers in comparison with other subtypes”.
“Multi-national multi-centric study on sentinel lymph node biopsy using novel technology and dyes.”
“Pharmacogenetic assessments in breast cancer treatment outcomes”.
“To investigate anti-proliferative efficacy of molecular iodine in breast cancer cell lines and nude mice model in relation to hormonal milieu: a combitorial approach
“Global gene-expression profiling and candidate genes mutation studies in Indian breast cancer patients.”
“Prospective Case-control Study of Myocardial and Endothelial Dysfunction in Symptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism Patients and its Reversal Following Surgical Cure.”
“Study of Catecholamine induced dysfunction and cardio-myopathy and its reversal following curative surgery in pheochromocytoma patients.”