Dr. Suraj Pawar did his MBBS & MS (Surgery) from the prestigious Seth G.S.Medical College and KEM Hospital , Mumbai. He did his specialisation in Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and later Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery at the renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA.
Dr. Suraj Pawar started Kolhapur Cancer Centre, a state-of-art Cancer centre with all advanced Cancer treatment facilities under one roof and is the Chief Surgical Oncologist and Managing Director at Kolhapur Cancer Centre.
He is the Founder Vice-President, Maharashtra Oncology Group consisting of over 200 Oncologists in Maharashtra.
He is also an Executive Committee Member of IASO (Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists and AMASI ( Association of Minimally Access Surgeons of India ) Dr.Pawar has extensive experience in Minimally Invasive Oncosurgery and is credited with developing a new technique of Surgery for Cancer of Esophagus “Thoracoscopic esophagectomy in Dorsolateral position – an Innovative approach : The Pawar Technique”
He has delivered invited lectures on the subject in several national and international Conferences. He has also performed Live demonstrations of this advanced surgery at several National and International Conferences.
His innovative technique is a part of the teaching video accredited by American Board of Surgeons with CME credit points for its members. Dr.Suraj Pawar has delivered several talks as invited faculty at National and International Conferences and has had several publications to his credit. He is also the founder Chairman of NGO, “Chhatrapati Shahu Cancer Research Foundation” a charitable trust that works for the benefit of economically backward patients and their treatment.
Dr Pawar is a part of an NGO – AVANI (Anna-Vastra-Nivara) that works for the child labourers , orphans and destitute to help them getting food , clothing and shelter and Education.