Dr. Kunjahari Medhi
Batra Cancer Centre, Medical Oncology
Dr. K. Medhi is a distinguished Oncologist currently practicing as Medical and Pediatric Oncologist and Hemato-Oncologist in India. He has been working as Director Oncology and Senior Consultant and Head of Medical Oncology & Hemato-Oncology in Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre, New Delhi, one of the oldest super specialty hospitals in Delhi & NCR.
Dr. Medhi considers his specialization as a passion rather than a profession. He is named among the best Oncologists in India.
Trained and educated at the Premier Medical Institute in India- All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, Dr. K. Medhi has been mentored by the best in Cancer care.
His expertise spans all types of Chemotherapy, Intensive Protocols, Targeted Chemotherapy, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Intravesical Chemotherapy, Intrapleural Chemotherapy, Diagnostic Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy, Diagnostic Lumbar Puncture, Immunotherapy & Hormonal Therapy in addition to dealing with Oncological emergencies, including medical care of adults and children. He also has a deep interest in Paediatric Oncology (Treatment of Childhood Cancer). He has vast experience of treating solid and haematological malignancies. His keen area of interest is Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Myeloma, Lymphoma and CML. He is also trained in Bone Marrow and Stem cell Transplantation.
Dr. K. Medhi has been awarded with ‘’ONCOLOGIST OF THE YEAR” award by BRAND ACHIEVER in 2015 on the basis of his outstanding contribution in cancer care.
In addition to his MBBS (Gold Medal), MD (Doctor of Medicine) and DM (Doctorate of Medicine, Post Doctoral) Medical Oncology degrees, Dr. K. Medhi has experience of working as Senior Research Associate in AIIMS, New Delhi under Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) under HRDG, Govt. of India for 3 years from 2007 to 2009. He was also trained on clinical research in OXFORD UNIVERSITY (UK) in September, 2007. He learned the intricacies of planning and conducting clinical trials methodically and the essence of establishing scientific evidence for treatment and well being of patients while he was enrolled as external student from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine under UNIVERSITY OF LONDON in 2007.
In addition he is also trained in PRACTICE MANAGEMENT in Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), a premier Business School in India in October 2017 under Executive Education Programme.
Dr. Medhi is also a Principal investigator in many clinical trials. Dr. Medhi has many publications to his credit in reputed national and international medical journals.
He has spearheaded programme content for various CME programmes and focus group discussions with doctors, besides acting as a catalyst for various support groups activities such as Survivors meet, counselling cancer patient and their families. He has actively participated in various health programmes such as health camps, lectures and diagnostic camp at various corporates, institutes, colleges and RWA community centres.
In addition, due to his great presence among best cancer doctors in India, he has been invited to many cancer awareness talk shows on television and radio, as well as to several national conferences to share his professional knowledge. He has authored many articles for leading newspapers and magazines. He has delivered many guest lecturers in various forums.
His ongoing objective is to reach out to less- developed areas of the country to spread awareness about cancer and its treatment. As a native of Assam, Dr. K. Medhi has kept his commitment to serve the people of Assam and he visits various places of Assam every month and provides Consultation and takes part in various activities related to cancer awareness.
In addition, Dr. Medhi is a very familiar name amongst the people diagnosed with malignant diseases (both domestic and international) and especially among the people of North East India for his co-ordinated help and guidance in the management.
Dr. Medhi is also an active member of The Association of Oncologists of North East India (AONEI) and Dibrugarh Onco Society. He is actively involved with “PRATISHRUTI”, an NGO in Dibrugarh as an Honorary Medical adviser.