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Dr Shirish S Alurkar

Dr Shirish S Alurkar

MD ( Medicine ) from Gujarat University in 1988.

Medical Oncology Specialisation from Tata Memorial Hospital from Jan 1989 to Dec 1991

Certified Oncologist – European Society of Medical Oncology ( ESMO )- 2002

Interests :

●  Chemotherapy of blood cancers, lymphomas, multiple myelomas, leukemias and solid tumors.

●  Introduction and use of short and long-term Central venous catheters ( Hickman’s catheter and Ports )

●  Dr Shirish S Alurkar has conducted number of Workshops for demonstration of insertion of both short-term and long venous catheters. He Has the largest personal series of Hickman catheter and Port insertions by a Medical Oncologist in India.

●  Use of Home-based chemotherapy with the use of HomePumps

●  Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition in Cancer and other patients.

●  Management of Pain in Cancer patients, with special interest in Patient-Controlled Analgesia.


●  Organising Secretary of workshop on ” Long-Term Vascular Access Devices ” at Ahmedabad on 18, November, 1995 – First such workshop organized in India.

●  Chief Coordinator of ” National Update on G.I. Diseases and Bone & Soft Tissue Update ” at Ahmedabad from 11-12, January, 1997.

●  Organised the VIIth Annual Conference of the Indian Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition ( ISPEN ) at Mt. Abu, India on 12-14, October, 2001. Member of the National Executive Board of ISPEN.

●  Faculty at Palliative Care Workshop Organised by Society of Radiation Oncologists of East India at Imphal in March, 2003 – Lecture on Parenteral Nutrition in Cancer patients.

positions: Consultant - Medical Oncology, Director - Medical Oncology
degree: M.D.
workingdays: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday