Dr Ashish Goel

Surgical Oncologist

Dr Ashish Goel surgical oncologist blk hospital

BLK Hospital, New Delhi

Surgical Oncologist

About Me


Presently working as a Sr. Consultant in Surgical Oncology department at BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi

Previous Experience:  

  • Consultant Surgical Oncologist – Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Delhi
  • Specialist Registrar – Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • Assistant Professor – Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, Gwalior
  • Specialist Registrar – Mahavir Cancer Sansthan & Research Centre, Patna
  • Post Graduate & Senior Resident in Surgery at JN Medical College, Aligarh

Advanced Training:

  • Training in VATS and Robotic Surgery in Thoracic Oncology from Samsung Medical Centre Seoul, Korea.
  • Training in VATS and Robotic Surgery in Thoracic Oncology from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA.
  • Training in Robotic Surgery on da Vinci SI Robotic Surgery System from Vattikutti Technologies (under the aegis of Intuitive Surgicals Inc USA).
  • Training in Head and Neck Oncology & LASER Surgery from Department of Head & Neck Surgery, University of Brescia, Italy.
  • Training in Peritoneal Surface Surgery, CRS and HIPEC from Department of Surgical Oncology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Other Activities:

  • Co Organizing Secretary Breastcon 2013 RGCI Delhi
  • Co Organizing Secretary Thyrocon 2011 RGCI Delhi
  • Task Force Member Scientific Committee ICC 2013, NEW DELHI
  • Task Force Member Scientific Committee ACOS 2016, NEW DELHI

Clinical Focus:

  • Thoracic Oncology – Surgery for Esophageal and Lung Cancer, Resection of Chest Wall and Mediastinal Tumors, Systematic Mediastinal Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Oncology – Breast Conservation Surgery, Sentinel Node Biopsy and Breast Oncoplasty
  • Gynae Oncology – Surgery for Ovarian, cervical and endometrial cancer, Cytoreductive Surgery, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Bone Soft Tissue Sarcomas – Surgery for soft tissue sarcomas and Limb Salvage Surgery for bone tumors
  • Head Neck Surgery – Surgery for Oral Cancer, Cancer Larynx, Para nasal sinuses and Thyroid Cancers


  • Coordinator – Delhi Thoracic Oncology Group
  • Member Executive Committee Oncology Forum (Delhi)
  • Life Member Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Life Member Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (IASO)
  • Life Member Federation for Head Neck Oncology (FHNO)
  • Life Member Indian Society of Oncology (ISO)
  • Life Member Indian Laryngology Society


  • Robot Assisted McKeown Esophagectomy is feasible after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation. Our initial experience. Indian Journal of Surgery (July 2016)
    • Radical Esophagectomy after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation: Single Institutional experience from tertiary cancer centre in India. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology September 2015, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 207-212.
    • Resection after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced carcinoma of gallbladder: A retrospective study. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2015 Mar; 6(1):16-9. 2015 Jan 22.
    • Reconstruction in Breast Conservation Therapy – Single tertiary care Institution experience with 472 patients. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology, May 2017.
    • Radical Cystectomy in octogenarians. Indian Journal of Urology, 2012 Apr-Jun; 28(2): 189–192
    • Management of borderline ovarian tumors – Still a grey zone. (Review Article). Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Sept 2017.
    • Role of pneumonectomy for lung cancer in current scenario. An Indian perspective. Indian Journal of Cancer. 2017: Vol. 54, Issue 1. 234-240.
    • Preservation of aesthetics of breast in pectoralis major myocutaneous flap donor site in females. Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, 2016 Jun;15(2):268-71
    • Male breast cancer: A retrospective review of clinical profile from a tertiary cancer center in India. South Asian Journal of Cancer. 2017; 6: 141-3
    • Sternal Resection and Reconstruction for Malignant Phyllodes Tumor. Indian Journal of Surgery. 2015 Aug; 77(4):336-7. Epub 2015 Jul 1.
    • Cervical cord compression as initial presentation of papillary thyroid carcinoma: A case report. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2016 Sep;7(3):349-52
    • Arm lymph edema after treatment of breast cancer: Etiology, diagnosis, & management. Asian Journal of Oncology July-December 2015, Vol. 1; Issue 2
    • Tailored approach to management of bilateral breast cancer in Indian women. Asian Journal of Oncology. July-December 2015, Vol. 1; Issue 2
    • Lymphatic Microsurgical Preventing Healing Approach (LYMPHA) for Prevention of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema — a preliminary report. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology, February 2018.
    • The Futility of Systematic Lymphadenectomy in Early-Stage Low-grade Endometrial Cancer. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology (April 2018)
    • Multiple Gastrointestinal cancers in a single patient – A rare clinical entity. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology (Accepted for publication)
    • Modified pectoralis major myocutaneous flap for defects of oral cavity with Infratemporal fossa clearance. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery (Submitted for publication)
    • Oncoplastic breast reconstruction in breast conservation surgery: Improving the oncological and aesthetic outcomes. South Asian Journal of Cancer (Submitted for publication)
    • Flap Reconstruction and Interstitial Brachytherapy in non-extremity soft tissue sarcoma. Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics. Jun 2007 Volume 3, Issue 2.
    • Radiation induced sarcoma following treatment of breast cancer. Indian Journal of Cancer 1999, 36(2):192-193
    • Traumatic extradural hematoma of delayed onset. Indian Medical Gazette. 2000.
    • Peribiliary cavernoma mimicking choledochal ascariasis. Indian Medical Gazette. 2000
    • Ergotamine induced gangrene in upper extremity in patients with abnormal menstrual bleeding. Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 62, No2, 2000.

    Abstract Publications:
    Indian J Surg Oncol (2011 Sep; 2(3): 221–259.)

    • Salvage neck dissection for post chemo-radiation residual disease in head & neck cancer.
    • Epidemiology and outcomes of pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma.
    • Laryngeal Chondrosarcoma – A case report.
    • Total Laryngectomy in the elderly
    • Persistent mullerian duct syndrome in a patient with testicular tumor.

    Indian J Surg Oncol (2013 Jun; 4(2): 172–218.)

    • Chest wall resection and reconstruction – A technical challenge.
    • Pulmonary metastatectomy for lung secondaries, an initial study.

    Indian J Surg Oncol (2015 Jun; 6(2): 144–188.)

    • Male breast cancer: a single institutional experience from India.
    • SLNB for early breast cancer using methylene blue dye in India: the way forward!
    • Bilateral breast cancer: uncommon but unique entity!
    • Breast conservation after neoadjuvant chemotherapy – our initial experience.
    • Adenolipoma of the breast: a clinico radiological entity and pathologist’s dilemma!
    • Image guided localization for non-palpable breast lesions: emerging trend in India.
    • Preoperative chemotherapy followed by surgery for locally advanced lung cancer is feasible & safe.

    Indian Journal of Cancer November 2013

    • Inappropriate Lumpectomy in early breast cancer challenges the standard of care. 
    • Preemptive flap cover of bronchial stump following pneumonectomy in post neoadjuvant therapy lung cancer patients.

    Abstract Publications Diseases of Esophagus 
    Volume 27, Issue Supplement S1, Article first published online: 19 SEP 2014

    • Current role of FDG18 PET-CT for response assessment after neoadjuvant chemo-radiation in carcinoma esophagus. 
    • Esophageal second primary following definitive chemo-radiation for Ca Hypopharynx. A surgical challenge. 
    • Stapled esophagogastric anastomosis in neck after esophagectomy, Is it better than hand sewn anastomosis? 
    • VATS Esophagectomy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in multicentric ca esophagus.

    Abstract Publications ASCO Proceedings:

    • Results of invasive cervical cancer patients undergoing inadvertent hysterectomy followed by salvage radiotherapy. Abstract No. 15034, Proc. ASCO 2006 Annual Meeting.
    • Role of palliative gastrectomy in locally advanced gastric cancer: Experience of 313 cases. Abstract No. 39 Proc. 2006 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium ASCO
    • Surgical management of ca gall bladder Abstract No. 203 Proc. 2006 GI Cancer Symposium


MBBS, MS, DNB (Surgical Oncology)


Thoracic Cancer
Head & Neck Cancer
Bils Duct Cancer
Breast Cancer
Colon Cancer
Brain Cancer