Dr Ashish Balwant Pokharkar

Dr Ashish Balwant Pokharkar

MBBS, M.S. (General surgery)
MCh. (surgical oncology)
Fellowship in minimally invasive Oncosurgery Tata memorial hospital Homi Bhabha university Parel, Mumbai
Fellowship in laparoscopic and robotic colorectal Oncosurgery Yonsei cancer institute (S. Korea) FIAGES FALS

Consultant Surgical Oncologist

Experience : 13+ Years

Timings : Mon, Wed & Fri
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM


  • Medicover Hospitals KLE
    Beside Union Bank of India, Sector No 1, Indrayani Nagar, Bhosari, Pimpri Chinchawad, Pune
  • 040-68334455
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About Doctor :

Expertise :

  • Minimally invasive cancer (laparoscopic and robotic) surgery
  • Head and neck cancer surgery and management
  • Breast cancer surgery and management
  • Gynaecological cancer surgery and management
  • Hepato-pancreato-biliary cancer surgery and management.
  • Colorectal cancer surgery and management
  • Urological cancer surgery and management
  • Thoracic cancer surgery (lung & oesophagus) and management
  • Peritoneal surface malignancy(HIPEC)

Past Experience :

  • Consultant Surgical oncologist

Publications :

  • Laparoscopic Pelvic Exenteration for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer, Technique and Short- Term Outcomes: Ashish Pokharkar, Praveen Kammar, Ashwin D'souza, Rahul Bhamre, Pavan Sugoor, Avanish Saklani: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques.doi.org/10.1089/lap.2018.0147
  • Poster: feasibility of minimally invasive approaches for total pelvic exenteration in locally advanced rectal adenocarcinoma, Indian cancer congress 2017 Bangalore.
  • Oral presentation: Is laparoscopic approach better or equal than open approach in rectal cancer? Indian cancer congress 2017, Bangalore.
  • Video presentation: NATCON-ISO 2018 conference: Total laparoscopic pelvic exenteration in locally advanced rectal carcinoma
  • Video presentation:NATCON-ISO 2018 conference: Robotic total pelvic exenteration, single docking technique.
  • Laparoscopic Posterior Pelvic Exenteration (Complete and Supralevator) for Locally Advanced Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum in Females: Surgical Technique and Short-Term OutcomesAshish Pokharkar, Sanket Bankar, Jitender Rohila, Dushyant Jaiswal, Ashwin deSouza, and Avanish
  • Saklani.Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques.ahead of printhttp://doi.org/10.1089/lap.2019.0691
  • The technique and justification for minimally invasive surgery in COVID-19 pandemic; Laparoscopic anterior resection for near obstructed rectal carcinoma. Tushar pawar,Ashish Pokharkar,Jitender Rohila, Jayesh gori,diwaker pandey, Ashwin deSouza, and Avanish Saklani.Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques.

Awards & Recognitions :

  • Best video award at NATCON-ISO 2018 Conference
  • Best video award at NATCON-ISO 2023 Conference

Memberships :


Languages :

  • English
  • मराठी
  • हिन्दी

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