Dr. Swati H Shah


Surgical Oncologist (HCG Cancer Center, Ahmedabad)

Dr. Swati Shah completed her MBBS and MS-General Surgery from the  Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. She did DNB Surgical Oncology from Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi. She has won various awards in conferences and is author of multiple articles published in national and international journals.

Dr Swati Shah is one of the few female Oncosurgeons in India and holds special interest in breast and gynecological cancers.
Her surgical experience includes organ preserving surgeries (breast conservation, limb salvage surgery) as well as radical surgeries (for locally advanced cancers) and robotic oncosurgeries.


She has authored many articles, published in renowned journals.

  • Transoral robotic surgery in management of oropharyngeal cancers: a preliminary experience at a tertiary cancer centre in India. International journal of clinical oncology. 2015 Aug 1;20(4):693-700
  • Factors affecting perioperative outcomes after CRS and HIPEC for advanced and recurrent ovarian cancers: A prospective single institutional study. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 2017 Feb 1;33(1):4-11
  • Laparoscopic Anterior Partial Fundoplication is Comparable to Nissen`s fundoplication for Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease. Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques. 2017 Feb 1;27(1):24-9
  • Radical Esophagectomy After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation: Single Institutional Experience from Tertiary Cancer Centre in India. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2015 Sep 1;6(3):207-12
  • Role Of Pneumonectomy For Lung Cancer In Current Scenario: An Indian Perspective. Indian journal of cancer. 2017 Jan 1;54(1):236
  • Internal Hemipelvectomy for Pelvic Bone Sarcomas – External News Letter, RGCIRC August 2015
  • Inguinal Lymphadenopathy As A Presentation For Ovarian Cancer. Asian Journal of Oncology. 2016 Jul;2(S 01):078
  • Prognostic factors in Indian patients operated for soft tissue sarcomas- a retrospective cross sectional analysis. Indian journal of surgical oncology. 2017 Jun 1;8(2):128-35
  • A Comparison Of Clinical And Oncological Outcomes Of Robotic Versus Open Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection for Carcinoma Penis. The Journal of urology. 2018 Jun 1;199(6):1518-25
  • Robot-Assisted Mckeown Esophagectomy is Feasible After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation. Our Initial Experience. Indian Journal of Surgery. 2018 Feb 1;80(1):24-9
  • Role of PET CT in recurrent ovarian cancers at tertiary cancer
    center. Indian Journal of Gynecologic Oncology. 2016 Sep 1;14(3):40
  • Robotic-assisted video endoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy in carcinoma vulva: our experiences and intermediate results. International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer. 2017 Jan 1;27(1):159-65
  • Lymph Node Micrometastasis in Gall Bladder Cancer. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2017 Jul 1;36(4):268-74.
  • 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


She has been an academic scholar & has secured many achievements.

Best Oral Paper

SELSICON 2011, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Oral Award Paper

IASG 2015, Pune, Maharashtra

Best Poster

IMSOS 2015, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Best Poster

RGCON 2016

Best Resident Award


Best Seminar Presentation

Multi specialty meetings (tumour board) conducted at RGCIRC