Dr. Yogesh is Clinical Oncologist and specialized in the field of Radiation Oncology with emphasis on Evidence Base Management in Oncology and newer techniques in radiotherapy in Cancer management. He has been trained in management of cancers at the apex cancer institute of India, Tata Memorial Hospital for 5 years were he pursued his MD and DNB degree. During all these training years, Dr. Yogesh is actively involved in research projects over Brain tumours, head and neck cancers and thoracic malignancies.
He is actively involved in managing cancer patients in Kolhapur Cancer Centre since 2012, which includes initial patient consultation, assessment of disease, treatment options based on current evidence, monitoring treatment, follow up of patients. He is also actively involved in Palliative care and cancer patient rehabilitation . He and his team at Kolhapur cancer Centre, have set up a state-of-the-art Radiation Oncology centre; offering in true sense an international quality treatment facilities to the needy patients.
Tata Memorial Hospital is recognized as a premiere tertiary hospital, which is dedicated only for the management of cancer. It if functional under Govt. of India through department of Atomic Energy, India since more than 50 years. This Hospital has all the facilities required for the cancer management under one roof. It is dedicated for the management of all types of cancer and its related research. Radiation Oncology department is recognized as one of the leading Radiation Oncology departments in the Country ( For teaching, research and patient care).Radiation Oncology department at this hospital is fully equipped with all types of radiation delivery machines ranging from ancient machines to the state of the art advanced machines. It has been actively involved in training professional in Radiation Oncology since 30 years. The most important thing about this hospital is ,it practices evidence and ethical based medicine without any scope for compromise. After completing my MD course for 3 years, further 2 years experience as a senior registrar would make a person to become complete radiation professional for the management of cancer. During all these training years, I was actively involved in research projects over Brain tumours, cervix ,head and neck cancers .
I am actively involved in managing cancer patients in Kolhapur Cancer Centre, which includes initial patient consultation, assessment of disease status, management decisions, treatment options based on current evidence, monitoring treatment, and follow up of patients. This includes from early stage patients which are completely curable to incurable patients who need palliative and best supportive care. I have gained good experience of planning and executing high precision radiotherapy treatments like IGRT/IMRT/3DCRT with which I am comfortable and confident to treat all types of oncology patients. I have been doing Brachytherapy for Gynecology patients. I have also been delivering chemotherapy to solid tumours either concurrent, adjuvant or neo-adjuvant. I have been involved in academics and teaching of MSc. Medical Physics and Nursing students.