Surgical Oncologist in Delhi

Dr Shefali Agrawal

MBBS, MS, AB, FACS, Diplomate American Board of Surgery USA, Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA) Certification in HPB Surgery USA, Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Certification in Surgical Oncology USA, Johns Hopkins Hospital Certification in Advanced Gastrointestinal (HPB) Surgery USA, MS (General Surgery) University of Mumbai, MBBS University of Delhi

Work Experience

32 yrs+

Registration No



English, हिंदी


Apollo Hospitals Delhi

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

Surgery for Gastrointestinal and Breast Cancer

Work Experience


Diplomate American Board of Surgery, USA
Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA) Certification in HPB Surgery, USA
Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Certification in Surgical Oncology, USA
Johns Hopkins Hospital Certification in Advanced Gastrointestinal (HPB) Surgery, USA
MS (General Surgery), University of Mumbai, Mumbai
MBBS, University of Delhi, Delhi
Surgical Fellowships
Surgical Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Cancer Centre, Mumbai
Gastrointestinal (HPB) Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
Work Experience

Dr. Shefali Agrawal is a Surgical Oncologist who focuses on the management of breast and gastrointestinal cancers. Dr. Agrawal is specialized from the world's renowned institutions in Surgical Oncology from Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA.  Prior to joining Apollo Hospitals she was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Temple University of School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA. Dr. Agrawal has several publications in top surgical journals including Annals of Surgery, Annals of Surgical Oncology, Cancer, Journal of Surgical Oncology and contributions to book chapters. She is an Invited Speaker at premier international conferences and a member of several professional societies including Society of Surgical Oncology, International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association and American College of Surgeons


Awards and Achievements

1.Associate Professor of Surgery (Hon), Department of Surgical Oncology, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical College and Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Memorial Hospital, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, 2017.
2.Surgical management and outcome in small bowel adenocarcinoma. First place winner, Annual Essay Contest, Western New York Chapter, American College of Surgeons, Buffalo, New York, 2006. 
3.Use of ultraviolet-B irradiated bone marrow cells and nonlethal myeloablative conditioning for induction of stable lymphohematopoietic chimerism and transplantation tolerance in cardiac allografts. Laboratory research project awarded Start-Up Funds by the Research Committee, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, 1997. 


Research and Publications

1. Agrawal S. Prognostic biomarkers in pancreatic juice and bile of resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. World Journal of Clinical Oncology. 8(3):255-60; 2017.
2. Agrawal S and Bal MM. Mucinous non-neoplastic cyst of the pancreas: Is surgical resection avoidable? ANZ Journal of Surgery. May 16, 2017.
3. Agrawal S and Vohra S. Simultaneous Courvoisier’s law and double duct sign. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 9(8):425-7; 2017.
4. Agrawal S, Vohra S, Kashyap V, Rawat S. Eosinophilic ascites: A diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 8(9):656-9; 2016.
5. Agrawal S, Agarwal S, Arnason T, Saini S, Belghiti J. Management of hepatocellular adenoma: Recent advances. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 13(7):1221-30; 2015.
6. Agrawal S, Patel H. Superior mesenteric artery syndrome. Surgery 153(4):601-2; 2013.
7. Agrawal S and Daruwala C. Richter’s hernia. Clinical Imaging 37(3):593-4; 2013.
8. Hoch M, Ali S, Agrawal S, Wang C, Khurana JS. Extraskeletal osteosarcoma. A case report and review of the literature. Journal of Radiology Case Reports 7(7):15-23; 2013.
9. Agrawal S, Daruwala C, Khurana J. Distinguishing autoimmune pancreatitis from pancreaticobiliary cancers: Current strategy. Annals of Surgery 255(2): 248-258; 2012.
10. Agrawal S, Khurana J, Sahu M. Hemorrhagic liver cyst. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 16(8): 1629-1631; 2012.
11. Agrawal S, Khurana J, Daruwala C. Adenomyomatosis gallbladder: A malignant masquerader. Digestive and Liver Disease 44(11):e23; 2012.
12. Agrawal S and Daruwala C. Metabolic syndrome and hepatic resection: Improving outcome. HPB 
(Oxford) 13:846-859; 2011.
13. Agrawal S and Belghiti J. Oncologic resection for malignant tumors of the liver. Annals of Surgery 253(4):656-665; 2011.
14. Agrawal S, Guadagnolo B, Ballo MT et al. The benefits of adjuvant radiation therapy after therapeutic lymphadenectomy for clinically advanced, high-risk, lymph node-metastatic melanoma. Cancer 115(24):5836-5844; 2009.
15. Agrawal S, McCarron EC, Nava HR, Wilding GE, Rajput A. Surgical management and outcome in small bowel adenocarcinoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology 14(8):2263-2269; 2007.
16. Agrawal S, Khoury T, Yu J, Javle MM, LeVea C, Groth J, Coignet LJ. CD24 expression is an independent prognostic marker in cholangiocarcinoma. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 11(4):445-451; 2007. 
17. Agrawal S, Reemtsma K, Bagiella E, Oluwole SF, Braunstein NS. Role of TAP-1 and/ or TAP-2 (Transporters associated with Antigen Presentation) antigen presentation defects in the tumorigenicity of mouse melanoma. Cellular Immunology 228:130-137; 2004.
18. Agrawal S, Yao TJ, Coit DG. Surgery for melanoma metastatic to the gastrointestinal tract. Annals of Surgical Oncology 6(4):336-344; 1999. 
19. Oluwole SF, Chowdhury NC, Ingram M, Garrovillo M, Jin MX, Agrawal S. Mechanism of acquired thymic tolerance induced by a single major histocompatibility complex class I peptide with the dominant epitope: Differential analysis of regulatory cytokines in the lymphoid and intragraft compartments. Transplantation 68(3):418-429; 1999.
20. Suciu-Foca N and Agrawal S. Experimental and clinical tolerance induction. Transplantation Proceedings 30(5):2435-2437, 1998.
21. Agrawal S, Deshmukh SP, Patil PK, Bhansali MS, Bhatt RG, Badwe RA, Deshpande RK, Desai PB. Intrathoracic anastomosis after esophageal resection for cancer. Journal of Surgical Oncology 63(1):52-56; 1996.
22. Agrawal S, Rao RS, Parikh DM, Parikh HK, Borges AM, Sampat MB. Histologic trends in thyroid cancer 1969-1993: A clinicopathologic analysis of the relative proportion of anaplastic carcinoma of thyroid. Journal of Surgical Oncology 63(4):251-255; 1996.
23. Agrawal S. Diagnostic accuracy and role of fine needle aspiration cytology in management of thyroid nodules. Journal of Surgical Oncology 58(3):168-172; 1995.
24. Dempsey DT and Agrawal S. Open Cholecystectomy. In: UpToDate, Basow, DS (Ed), Waltham, MA, 2011.
25. Schoemann MB, Bechtold DC, Agrawal S, Lentz CW. Glutamine and Wound Healing. In: Molnar JA ed. Nutrition and Wound Healing. Florida: CRC Press, 2006: 65-86.


Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • Asia-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons


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