Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Fazilka Achievers : Dr. Devinder Singh Sandhu, Cancer Specialist

Dr. Devinder Singh Sandhu was born on December 2nd 1964 in village: Hamid Saide Ke (near Mandi Ladhuka), Tehsil Fazilka, Distt. Ferozepur. He completed primary school education from Govt. Primary School Hamid Saide Ke; middle and high school from Govt. High School Ladhuka; Plus I and II from RSD College Ferozepur. He completed MBBS and MD (Medicine) from Govt Medical College, Patiala.

Then he was selected for doctorate of medicine (DM) in Oncology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He was only one from Punjab and among three from all over India to be selected for this course at AIIMS. In AIIMS he had the distinction of having published maximum number of papers ever by a student of AIIMS in 3 years residency program.

He is member of many national & international cancer societies including American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). He is pioneer in cancer treatment especially blood cancers in the state having performed Punjab's first ever bone marrow transplant (BMT) at Ludhiana in 2006.

He went to USA and received training from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (MSKCC) in New York. This center is rated as world's number one cancer center. He is the only AIIMS trained as well as USA trained 'Oncologist' (Cancer Expert) in the northern region of India.

He is the youngest member of the governing body (Trustee) of SGPC run Sri Guru Ram Das (SGRD) Medical & Dental College, AmritsarPresently he runs a 'cancer clinic' at 70-C, Udham Singh Nagar, Near Lions Club, Civil Lines, Ludhiana. He is also involved with DMC, Ludhiana as an Senior Consultant Oncologist

1 comment:

Unknown said...

hello sir its raman from sudhar ur patient's (charanjit kaur) daughter. i would like to thank u for every thing u have done for us , no doubt my mother is no more she died on mother's day in ur clinic on 12th may 2013.sir u have been a great support to us through our thicks n thins.
thanks a a lot
best wishes
ramandeep kaur gill