Dr. Pooja Nandwani Patel is a Radiation Oncologist working in the field of cancer since 2005. Currently, she is a Senior Consultant and Head of the Radiation Oncology Department at Sterling Cancer Hospital, Ahmedabad. Her personality is perhaps a unique combination of empathy, efficiency and excellence. In the span of 15+ years of her journey in radiation oncology she has collaborated with highly trained medical physicists to create individual radiation treatment plans for each of her patients. Her capabilities have been highlighted frequently by various institutions and organizations. She is a very passionate Radiation Oncologist with patient care as the main focus in her daily practice.
Dr Pooja Nandwani Patel is a Gold Medallist and has received very prestigious Parvati Devi Gold Medal, T B Patel Gold Medal and T B Patel Silver Medal.
She has received the “Most Promising Young Oncologist Award” from Indian Cancer Society in 2012. She has been the recipient of many popular fellowships from AROI (Association of Radiation Oncologists of India), ASTRO (American Society of Radiation, ESTRO (European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology), IGCS (International Gynecological Cancer Society), SNO (Society of NeuroOncology) and ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology).
She has been trained at reputed international cancer centres abroad including Christie School of Oncology, NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, England, Mannheim University, Mannheim, Germany, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, England, United Kingdom, Kaiser Permanente Medical Hospital, Santa Clara, California, USA, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada, Long Beach Memorial Medical Centre, Long Beach, USA and The Methodist Hospital, Houston, USA
Her primary research interests involve head and neck malignancies, gynecological malignancies, breast cancer, prostate cancer and brain tumors. She is very keen to utilize her acquired knowledge through various international fellowships and trainings done abroad into clinical practice for the betterment of her patients.
She has also been actively involved in public awareness programs on Television and Radio Channels and actively involved in camps and awareness activities like World No Tobacco Day at Sabarmati Riverfront and at various organizations like ESIS etc