Free Cancer Report

Book Appointment with Dr Harish Peshwe in GOA

Dr Harish Peshwe

Surgical Oncologist

17 Years Exp. GOA

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Healthway Hospitals, Goa

17 years of experience

MBBS, MD, DNB( GEN MED), DNB( GASTRO)

GOA

About Dr Harish Peshwe:

Dr Harish Peshwe is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist in Goa, with over 10 years of experience in the medical profession. He is associated with several hospitals in Goa, including Grace Cardiac Hospital (Margao), Healthway Hospital (Panjim), Manipal Hospital (Dona Paula) and Galaxy Hospital (Mapusa). He specialises in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Oncology and Clinical Nutrition. Dr Peshwe earlier worked with Global Hospitals in Hyderabad as a Consultant Gastroenterologist for two years up until December 2007. Prior to that he was at Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad, in the same capacity. He was actively involved in therapeutic endoscopy procedures including ERCP for stone extraction, stenting for biliary malignancies, stone disease and pancreatic endotherapy, GI bleeds and other routine diagnostic procedures. He gained experience in double balloon enteroscopy for small bowel bleeds, and narrow band imaging and chromoendoscopy for detection of early neoplastic lesions in the GI tract followed by EMR if required. Dr Harish Peshwe was formally trained in Gastroenterology at the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, where he was Senior Resident/Registrar and later Specialist Registrar in the Department of Digestive Diseases and Clinical Nutrition (Jan 2002 to Aug 2005), culminating in the award of the DNB (Medical Gastroenterology) title. This department at Tata Memorial is actively involved in gastrointestinal Oncology and in providing nutritional services to the Oncology patients. In addition to the formal training, Dr Peshwe managed patients with gastrointestinal malignancies such as esophageal, stomach, hepatobiliary and colonic malignancies. He also performed a range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures and assisted in specialised procedures such as ERCP, esophageal prosthesis, polypectomy, etc. He underwent specialised training in EUS (endosonography) of the esophagus and stomach. Dr Peshwe was also actively involved in the day-to-day activities of the nutrition clinic (which is unique in the country), and in administering of both enteral and parenteral nutrition where required. Prior to Tata Memorial, Dr Harish Peshwe worked as Senior Registrar in the Department of Gastroenterology at St. John's Hospital, Bangalore, for about a year. On the academic front, during his postgraduate Residency, he conducted Bedside Clinics ФMBBS' students, on rheumatic fever, cerebrovascular accidents, rheumatic heart diseases, alcoholic liver disease, ascites and chest diseases such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, and pleural effusions, etc. He was also later involved in conducting seminars and case presentations for MD students. Dr Harish Peshwe has conducted several medical camps and hepatitis clinics across the state of Goa in urban and rural areas, in collaboration with local bodies.

Education:

MBBS: Goa Medical College, Goa University. 1991-1996. Rotating Internship: Goa Medical College and Hospitals, Goa. Jan 1996 to Jan 1997. MD: Goa Medical College, Goa University. 1997-2000. DNB (Gen. Medicine): Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations. New Delhi. 2001. DNB (Medical Gastroenterology): Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. 2005. Advanced Course in Clinical Nutrition: Maastricht, Netherlands. 9-20 May, 2004.

Experience:

Grace Intensive Cardiac Care Centre Margao, Goa Healthway Hospital Panjim, Goa Manipal Hospital Panjim, Goa Dr. Kolwalkar's Galaxy Hospital Mapusa, Goa

Areas of interest:

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer, Hepatobiliary Cancer.

Research publications:

ARTICLE Lamivudine for control of acute HBV infection during cancer chemotherapy. Proceedings of the 1st Asian American International Medical Conference. 2003; 1:33. [Abstract] ARTICLE Role of EUS in predicting curative resection in esophageal cancer preoperatively. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2003; 22 (Suppl-1): A124. [Abstract] ARTICLE Metastatic GIST: New hope from targeted chemotherapy. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2003; 22 (Suppl-1): A17. [Abstract]

Specialisation

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer, Hepatobiliary Cancer.