Dr (Mrs) Ramesh Sarin,
Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology,
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals,
Dr.(Mrs) Ramesh Sarin is a Senior Consultant in Surgical Oncology at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. She specializes in breast cancer and breast diseases.
Dr (Mrs) Sarin did her MBBS and MS in General Surgery from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi in 1962 & 1996 respectivley. She worked in UK for 6 years and obtained her FRCS (Edin) degree in 1972.
With a burning desire to serve her own country she returned back in 1975 and joined as anAssistant Professor at her Alma Mater, AIIMS. Even while working at AIIMS she was awarded Special Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the prestigious cancer centre - The Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Centre, New York for one year, which not only helped her in refining surgical techniques but changed her outlook and perspective to treating cancer patients as a whole.
At AIIMS Dr Sarin was later promoted as Associated Professor with attachment to the Rotary Cancer Centre the cancer centre of the AIIMS.
She has the unique distinction of having started the first ever Breast Cancer Clinic at AIIMS. This clinic as its name suggests was exclusively devoted to breast cancer, and set a design for similar clinics elsewhere for comprehensive care of breast cancer.
In 1986 the government of United Arab Emirates invited her to set up a cancer centre. She organized the complete cancer centre there including radiation, medical and surgical services. She spent ten fruitful years in Abu Dhabi, providing the region with their own comprehensive and leading cancer centre.
Dr Ramesh Sarin joined Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in 1996 and has dedicated her services to patients with Breast Diseases in particular Breast Cancer. She offers the latest surgical treatment for breast cancer including conservative breast surgery, sentinel node biopsy and all kinds of breast reconstructive surgeries.
Dr Sarin wakes up, sleeps and eats with the motto Breast Cancer is curable if detected early
She is very passionate about women suffering from Breast Cancer. She not only does surgical management but also look after their mental, emotional and social health. Dr. Sarin not onlytreats cancer directly and through surgical management, she also provides counseling to her patients, which she feels is also an important part of their recovery.
She is dedicated to preventing women reaching advanced stages of cancer, simply because they did not have access to information or health care. To this end she has written, printed and distributed thousands of information handouts to patients and their families with topics like KNOW ABOUT BREAST CANCER, ROAD TO RECOVERY, etc.
She also conducts breast cancer support group meetings where new patients undergoing treatment meet the survivors for one to one and jointly. At these meetings patients are taught Meditation, Yoga, and Physiotherapy, Pranic Healing, Music Therapy and other methods ofalternative therapies.
She started an NGO by “Forum for Breast Cancer Protection” whose single minded goal is to spread Breast Cancer Awareness. With this aim in mind she has produced a ground breaking educational film titled “BREAST SELF EXAMINATION”. The film is dedicated to Apollo Hospital. The film features three well known T.V personalities and two of her own breast cancer survivors who have bared chest and soul to help women learn about breast self examination, an important tool for Indian women for early detection. The film has been translated into Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam. 50,000 copies have already been circulated to Indian women.
This NGO has also conducted three major car rallies to U.P, Rajasthan and Haryana to spread breast cancer awareness to the villages and difficult to reach areas.
Dr Sarin has 25 papers in National and International medical journals and numerous articles in women’s magazine and has appeared on T.V.
She wakes up, sleeps eats with the motto Breast Cancer is curable if detected early and for this knowledge of early signs and methods to detect it early needs to be publicly known.
Contact Dr Sarin @ +91 9015811800