Dr. Shailesh V. Shrikhande  has received specialist training in Pancreatic Research and Pancreatic Surgery at the University of Bern, Switzerland and the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Apart from having published over 200 clinical and basic science papers in leading journals, Dr. Shrikhande has given live operative demonstrations on pancreatic, gastric and colorectal cancer. In addition, he has contributed over 40 book chapters and is the Chief Editor of the books “Surgery of Pancreatic tumors” and “Pancreatic Cancer: Current Understanding”. To promote awareness on pancreatic tumors in Asia, he founded the website www.pancreaticcancerindia.com . He is also on editorial and review boards of many international journals. He is on the Scientific Committee of the IHPBA and also AP-HPBA.

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) , University of Mumbai,  1992
Master of Surgery (MS), University of Mumbai, 1997
Doctor of Medicine (Dr. med), University of Heidelberg, Germany,  2006
Professor of Surgical Oncology, 2010
FRCS, Ad Eundem in October 2014

Surgical specialization is exclusively in digestive cancer surgery and includes  stomach cancer surgery, pancreatic cancer surgery, liver cancer surgery, gall bladder cancer surgery, bile duct cancer surgery,  small and large intestine cancer surgery including rectal cancer surgery.


1. Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (IASO)
2. Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
3. Honorary Fellow, Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India (ACRSI)
4. Indian Medical Association (IMA)
5. European Digestive Surgery (EDS)
6. International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA)
7. International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA) - founder member of the Indian Chapter
8. Member of National Core Group on Chronic Pancreatitis
9. Indian Society of Oncology (ISO)
10. Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
11. Global Academy for Tropical Surgery (GATS) – founder member
12. Indian Pancreas Club – founder member
13. Fellow of the International College of Surgeons, USA (FICS)


1. Gastroenterology
3. Gut
4. World Journal of Surgery
5. Langenbecks Archives of Surgery
6. HPB (Oxford)
7. Pancreatology
8. Digestive Surgery
9. European Journal of Surgical Oncology
10. Cochrane Collaboration (Upper GI and HPB group)
11. ANZ Journal of Surgery
12. Indian Journal of Surgery
13. Indian Journal of Cancer
14. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology
15. Journal of Pancreas
16. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
17. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
18. Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
19. International Journal of Surgery
20. Journal of Surgical Technique and Case Reports
21. Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology


1. Langenbecks Archives of Surgery (Associate Editor)
2. HPB, Official Journal of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
3. Digestive Surgery, Official Journal of European Digestive Surgery (Editorial Board)
4. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery (Editorial Board)
5. Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Section, BMC Gastroenterology (Editorial Board)
6. Indian Edition of Pancreas (Editor)
7. Indian Journal of Coloproctology (Editor in Chief)