FORA.tv Speaker - Sameer Kaul
Dr. Sameer Kaul was brought up in Srinagar, Kashmir where he studied at the Burn Hall School. His basic degree in medicine was acquired at the Govt. Medical College, Srinagar in 1978. Soon work at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai lead to a Master degree in Surgical Oncology. Having acquired varied surgical skills at Nanavati Hospital, Jaslok Hospital, KEM Hospital and Beach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, he left for London to work at the Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital. His work lead to an Oncology Fellowship, whereafter he returned to work in Delhi, initially at Batra Hospital and now for the last 15 years at Apollo Cancer Institute. He heads SURGICAL ONCOLOGY UNIT I comprised of half a dozen consultants and other junior consultants and is certainly among the busiest oncology division in India. He conducts monthly outpatient clinics in Apollo Cancer Institute, New Delhi, Artemis hospital, Gurgaon, Kashmir Valley & Mauritius. His interest lies in popularizing innovative techniques in oncology. Port insertion, Primary Reconstruction for Ca Breast, and now Radio Frequency Ablation owe it to his pioneering efforts in India. An avid speaker keenly sought in this region for his original thought and his ability to ask question conventional beliefs and practices in oncology.
He is also Founder President of a successful non-governmental organization called Breast Cancer Patients Benefit Foundation. The foundation works in the area of offering better cancer care to economically under privileged patients in India, spreads awareness about this dreaded disease, run a Central Drug Repository and most importantly trains clinicians in the field of oncology across India and the neighboring countries often leading up to fellowship.
Yet another diverse but passionate part of his life is his active participation in regional politics in J&K State. He currently functions as the Chief National Spokesperson for the People Democratic Party, J&K.
11.15.12 | 00:47:00 min
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