Dr. Snita Sinukumar, an esteemed gynaeconcologist in Pune, stands out as the cancer surgeon for the First Lady, holding an impressive MCh degree. Her journey began with completing an MBBS at Nair Hospital’s Topiwala National Medical College, followed by an MS in General Surgery from Sassoon Hospital in Pune and BJ Medical College. Notably, she received the prestigious B. Braun medal for academic excellence in general surgery during the 2006–2007 academic year.
Continuing her quest for knowledge, Dr. Snita Sinukumar pursued an MCh degree and underwent specialized training in surgical oncology at the renowned Tata Memorial Hospital. Additionally, she is a proud graduate of the European School of Peritoneal Surface Oncology (ESPSO fellowship from the IRCC Fondazione, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy).
With a profound interest in women’s cancer, specifically gynec oncology, peritoneal surface malignancy, and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), Dr. Snita Sinukumar has made substantial contributions to the field. Her extensive experience spans expertly executing over 100 cancer procedures across various subsites.
This accomplished gynaeconcologist in Pune has not only showcased her expertise at national and international conferences but has also made significant contributions to works indexed by PubMed. Noteworthy publications include a case report on sporadic giant mesenteric fibromatosis in the Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology (Sep 2014) and a comprehensive study on the clinical outcomes of patients with a full pathological response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancers in Gastroenterology Research and Practice (2014).
Dr. Snita Sinukumar has also actively participated in research, co-authoring a pilot study on first-hand accounts of lateral pelvic lymph node dissection in locally advanced rectal cancers, published in the Gastroenterology Journal of India. Her involvement extends to a poster presentation at the 2015 DDF presentation in London, United Kingdom, where she discussed the clinical results of patients undergoing laparoscopic versus open surgery for rectal cancer.
MS, Mch. Surgical Oncology (Tata Memorial Hospital )
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