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Dr. Wasim Phoplunkar

Dr. Wasim Phoplunkar

QualificationMBBS, MD (Radiotherapy)

Specialities Radiation Oncology

Locations HCG Cancer Center - Colaba MUM
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Introduction

Dr. Wasim Phoplunkar is a highly skilled and experienced radiation oncologist practising at HCG ICS Khubchandani Cancer Centre. He specialises in treating various types of cancer using advanced radiotherapy techniques. He is particularly interested in managing head and neck cancers, breast cancers and soft tissue sarcomas. He has completed his specialised training in radiotherapy at reputed institutes in North America, Switzerland, and Denmark.

Area of Expertise

  • Dr. Wasim specialises in the management of a broad spectrum of cancers using different radiation techniques, including hemi-body irradiation, total skin electron therapy and custom made blocks for specialised treatments. 
  • He has a keen interest in IMRT, IGRT and stereotactic radiation therapy.
  • He is also experienced in performing intracavitary, intra-luminal and interstitial brachytherapy procedures for the treatment of breast cancer and soft tissue sarcomas.           
  • Dr. Wasim has a special interest in the management of head and neck cancers, breast cancers and soft tissue sarcomas.
  • He has handled more than 10000 cases so far.  

Medical Breakthrough

  •  He is also a life member of the Association of Radiation Oncologists of India, Association of Hyperthermia in Oncology, Canadian Association of Radiation Oncologist and Student member of American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.
  • He has also co-authored various publications.
  • Dr. Wasim was actively involved in departmental teaching programs for radiation technologists and MD students of Radiation Oncology and Oncology Nursing students.  
  • He has attended CME Oncology at AFMC, Pune in July 2003 and several workshops based on the management of cancers.
  • He was actively involved in organising the blood/haematological conference, organised by International Oncology Services in August 2014.   

Awards & Accolades

  •  He has completed training in IMRT, head and neck contouring from Princess Margaret Hospital, North America, eclipse radiotherapy planning system in Zug, Switzerland, and Rapid Arc Treatment Modality in Copenhagen, Denmark.                             

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