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Dr. Rupinder Sekhon


MBBS, DGO, MD( PGIMER) DIP ADVANCED HYSTEROSCOPY & LAPAROSCOPY, GERMANY CERTIFIED CONSOLE SURGEON IN ROBOTIC SURGERY, USA TRAINED IN GYNAE ONCOLOGY, KIDWAI MEMORIAL INSTITUTE, BANGALORE

Senior Consultant And Chief Gynae Oncology

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110 085
Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Mahender Kumar Jain Marg, Niti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

SPECIALIZED AREAS

Secondary cytoreductive surgery in ovarian cancer
Recurrences in cancer endometrium
Radical Vulvectomy with Inguinal Lypmph node Dissection and other complex surgeries for vaginal & vulvar cancer.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

MD PGIMER, Chandigarh, 1982-1985
DGO, Govt. Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, 1980-1982
MBBS, Govt. Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, 1975-1980

EXPERIENCES

2000-2004 - Associate Professor Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Delhi University Faculty of Medical Science Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi
1996-2000 - Rajiv Gandhi University of Medical Sciences Bangalore
1986-2004 - Armed Forces Veteran Classified Specialist, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Indian Air Force
1983-1986 - Assistant Research Officer in WHO-RCC at PGIMER, Chandigarh

MEMBERSHIPS

Member Ethics Committee ICPO (Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology)
Member Oncology Committee AOGD
Member Scientific Committee - IGCS 2016
Visiting Fellow Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
FOGSI
AOGIN
ISOPARB
IAGES
ISCCP

ABOUT

Dr. Rupinder Sekhon is one of the leading gynaecologic oncologists of the country with special interest in ovarian cancer and cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC in recurrent ovarian cancer. She has a large number of surgeries in cervical and endometrial cancer under her credit. She has been instrumental in developing the department of gynae oncology to the state of the art in the country which is inclusive of colposcopy, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, open and robotic gynaecologic surgeries.
Currently she is Vice President of "Association Gynae Oncologists of India" (AGOI), Secretary "Asia Oceanic Organisation of Gynaecologic Infections & Neoplasia, India" (AOGIN), Chairperson "Oncology Committee of "Association of Gynae Oncologists of Delhi" (AOGD) and Member of Ethics Committee - "NATIONAL Institute of CANCER PREVENTION & RESEARCH" (NICPR).

PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

ACHIEVEMENTS
First to be trained in Robotic surgery in Gynae Oncology at Conneticut, USA
First to perform Peritonectomy and HIPEC in Ovarian cancer in North India
Invited Speaker at MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Texas, USA
Colposcopy trainer, IARC-IFCPC
Advisory Board Member - MSD & GSK for HPV Vaccine
Delivered key note addresses & chaired various national and International conferences
AWARDS
Commendation Award on 26 January Republic Day of India by Commander- in- Chief Air Force For Professional Excellence
Best Gynaecologic Oncologist Delhi 2012, Awarded By Times Research Media
TRAILS
Collaborator LACC Trial - Open Vs Robotic / Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy in collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Centre USA and Queensland Cancer Centre Australia
PDT- Use of PDT in Early Cervical Pre cancer Lesion- Pilot Study
Associate Investigator Pilot Study - Human Papillomavirus Genotype Distribution in Cervical Cancer In India Result from a multi Center Study
PUBLICATIONS
Sekhon R, Bhatla N. Gynecological cancer update. Asian Journal of Oncology. 2016 Jul 1;2(2):61.
Modi KB, Sekhon R, Bora RR, Giri S, Jain V, Shah S, Suhas KR, Rawal S. An Audit on the Role of PET/CT in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer in a Tertiary Care Centre. Indian Journal of Gynecologic Oncology. 2016 Sep 1;14(3):1-6.
Jain V, Sekhon R, Giri S, Hassan N, Batra K, Shah SH, Rawal S. Robotic-Assisted Video Endoscopic Inguinal Lymphadenectomy in Carcinoma Vulva: Our Experiences and Intermediate Results. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. 2017 Jan 1;27(1):159-65.
Batra Modi K, Sekhon R, Shah S, Giri S, Jain V, Mitra S, Rawal S. Recurrent Cancer of the Vulva: Clinicopathologic Prognostic Factors, Patterns of Recurrence, and Their Management. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 2016 Dec 1;32(6):339-44.
Giri S, Shah SH, Batra K, Jain V, Shukla H, Sekhon R, Rawal S. Presentation and Management of Inguinal Lymphadenopathy in Ovarian Cancer. Indian journal of surgical oncology. 2016 Dec 1;7(4):436-40.
Jain V, Sekhon R, Giri S, Bora RR, Batra K, Bajracharya A, Rawal S. Role of Radical Surgery in Early Stages of Vaginal Cancer"”Our Experience. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. 2016 Jul 1;26(6):1176-81.
Giri S, Shah SH, Batra Modi K, Rajappa SK, Shukla H, Shrestha E, Jain V, Sekhon R, Rawal S. Factors Affecting Perioperative Outcomes After CRS and HIPEC for Advanced and Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: A Prospective Single Institutional Study. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 2017 Feb 1;33(1):4-11.
Wani NH, Sekhon R, Giri S, Rawal SK. Hepatoid carcinoma of ovary: a very rare histopathological finding. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017 Jan 4;3(3):824-6.
Giri S, Lal P, Rawal S, Sekhon R. Routine appendicectomy be performed as a part of surgical staging in ovarian cancer. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Dec 7;5(12):4263-5.
Leblanc E, Narducci F, Bresson L, Hudry N, Sekhon R. Surgery for early stage endometrial carcinoma in the obese patient. Asian Journal of Oncology. 2016 Jul 1;2(2):63.
Basu P, Roychowdhury S, Bafna UD, Chaudhury S, Kothari S, Sekhon R, Saranath D, Biswas S, Gronn P, Silva I, Siddiqi M. Human papillomavirus genotype distribution in cervical cancer in India: results from a multi-center study. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009 Jan 1;10(1):27-34.
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