The Surgical Oncology Department at Epic Hospital is a medical specialty focuses on the surgical treatment of cancer. Surgical oncologists use surgical techniques to remove cancerous tumors and surrounding tissue and may also perform biopsies to diagnose cancer and determine its stage. They work closely with other specialists, such as medical oncologists and radiation oncologists, to develop comprehensive treatment plans for cancer patients. Surgical oncologist at Epic Hospital may also involve reconstructive surgery to restore the appearance and function of body parts affected by cancer surgery. The goal of surgical oncology is to improve a patient’s chance of cure, as well as their quality of life.


  • Function Preserving and Minimal Scarring oral cancer surgery
  • Nerve preserving surgery for thyroid and salivary Gland Tumours
  • Breast Conservation surgery with Mammoplasty and Implants
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy Technique to prevent Lymphoedema (Arm Swelling)
  • Minimally invasive surgery for Esophageal Cancer
  • Surgery for Gynecologic Malignancies (uterus, cervix and ovary)
  • Cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC for advanced peritoneal surface Malignancies
  • Surgery for Colorectal cancer with Sphincter preservation

Epic Team of Expert Doctors

Dr. Rutul Patel M.S., M.Ch. (Goldmedalist) Cancer Surgeon

Dr. Rutul Patel

M.S., M.Ch. (Goldmedalist) Cancer Surgeon