Surgical Oncology Specialist - Dr. Kumar Vinchurkar, KLE Hospital

Dr. Kumar Vinchurkar

Chief Consultant, Surgical Oncology
MS, DNB (Surgical Oncology)


Surgical Oncology


Kannada, Marathi, Hindi, English, Bengali

MBBS and MS from KIMS, Karad, and DNB Surgical Oncology from Kolkata. After completing DNB Surgical Oncology, worked at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hosp. & Research centre, Andheri and completed fellowship at Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.

Joined KLE’S Dr Prabhakar Kore hospital and MRC, Belagavi on 4th February 2012 as consultant Surgical Oncologist.

Organised conference on ‘Updates in Breast Oncology’

Important role in starting MCh Surgical Oncology course at JN Medical College, Belagavi

  • Cancer surgery
  • Key hole surgery for Cancer

  • Invited regularly at National conference and various zonal conference as faculty

Life member of following medical associations

  • IMA
  • ASI – Association of Surgeons of India
  • IASO – Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • ABSI – Association of Breast Surgeons of India

Following original articles have been published

  • Assessment of Masticatory Function in Oral Cancer Patients with Mandibulectomy followed by Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Flap Reconstruction – Indian Journal of Surgery(IJSO)
  • Bladder Invasion in Patients with Advanced Colorectal Carcinoma – IJSO
  • Outcome of Pancreaticoduodenectomy at Low-Volume Centre in Tier-II City of India – IJSO
  • D2 lymphadenectomy is not only safe but necessary in the era of neoadjuvant chemotherapy – World Journal of Surgical Oncology
  • Chemoport-associated Complications and its Management – IJSO
  • Aberrant posterolateral tributary to IJV – Indian Journal of Head, Neck and Brain Anatomy and Surgery
  • Hybrid Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy for Carcinoma Oesophagus: Experience at Tertiary Care Centre in North Karnataka – IJSO
  • Diagnosis of cancer of the cervix by targeting VPAC receptors on exfoliated cervical cells – Brazilian Journal of Oncology
  • Concurrent Weekly Cisplatin and Simultaneous Integrated Boost – IMRT in Locally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma – Am Institutional Experience – South Asian Journal of Cancer
  • 875P Definitive chemo-IMRT in Locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (LAHN- SCC) : Am experience with geriatric patients – Annals of Oncology
  • P-68 Concurrent Weekly Cisplatin y Simultaneous Integrated Boost -Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy ( SIB-IMRT) in Locally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (LA- HNSCC) – Oral Oncology
  • P-062 Concurrent weekly cisplatin and radiation in squamous cell carcinoma esophagus: A simplistic approach – Annals of Oncology
  • EP-1411: chemo-IMRT in elderly head and neck cancer patients – Radiotherapy and Oncology

Apart from the above mentioned original articles, many case reports have been published in Indian as well as International journals related to surgical oncology