Profile Summary

Medical qualificationsMS ; FRCS

Years of experience:  23 years

Areas of expertise:

  • Head Face Neck
  • Breast
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Hepaobiliary
  • Gynaec Oncology



I have completed my MBBS from Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of hospitals in 1990.

I subsequently completed my Master of Surgery from Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai in March  1993.Then worked as a Senior Registrar and Senior Research Fellow from 1993 to 1996, rotating through Head Face Neck, Breast, Thoracic, Gastrointestinal and Gynaecology Units.

I was sponsored to go to the United Kingdom where in completed my FRCS and worked in the following hospitals:

  • Royal Marsden hospital, London
  • Mater Hospital, Belfast
  • Royal Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool

I have been working as a Hon Surgical Oncologist at Jaslok from August 2000.

My motto is a Complete Cancer care treatment to the patient with honesty discipline and dedication.

My patients life and my with Jaslok hospital Reputation is of prime importance to me .

I will be available to take all your queries and consider my privilege to help you all in your Oncological problems.


Awards & Publications : 

  • How I Do it: Protection of the marginal mandibular nerve during a neck dissection; V M Palkar, Journal of Surgical Oncology: 1997:66;5
  • Reduction in incidence of edge necrosis following a modified radical mastectomy. V M Palkar; Contemporary Surgery, Col 51: No.1; July 1997,47
  • Osteosarcoma and Chondrosarcoma occurring together in a malignant breast lesion V M Palkar, J J Vyas, Bombay Hospital Journal Volume 39,No.1
  • Role of diet and physiotherapy in serous collection in the wound after a modified radical mastectomy A study of 60 cases VM Palkar, J J Vyas Bombay Hospital Journal Volume 39 No. 2; 344-345; 1997
  • Drain in low colorectal anastomosis V M Palkar, Contemporary Surgery, Vol. 51, No. 1, July 1997, 47
  • A clinicopathologic study of gastric carcinoids in Indian patients, A report of eight cases in a single institution S C Krishnamurthy, S Sarkar, V M Palkar, V K Dhir, P Jagannath, L J Desouza, Indian Journal of Gastroenterology; 17(3); 90-2, July – Sept 1998.
  • Guiding the Ryles tube in to the jejunum while perfoming a jejunostomy. V M Palkar , Contemporary Surgery, Vol. 51, No. 1, July 1997, 47
  • Disappearance of viable adenocarcinoma cells after preoperative radiotherapy; V M Palkar, L J Desouza, P, Jagannath, S Desai, Bombay Hospital Journal Vol 38; No. 3; 1996; 672-673.
  • Fixation of the jejunostomy tube, V M Palkar, Practical Pearl; , Contemporary Surgery, Vol. 50, No. 1;  48
  • Non Hodgkins Lymphoma of the breast; A case report, V M Palkar, J J Vyas; Bombay Hospital Journal Volume 38; No. 4; 1996;891-92
  • Pedanculated Hepatocelluar Carcinoma with review of literature; V M Palkar, L J Desouza, P Jagannath, S Jambhekar, Bombay Hospital Journal, Volume 39, No.3; 586-588; 1997.
  • Chronic lymphedema of the arm, V M Palkar; J J Vyas; Bombay Hospital Journal; Vol.39, No.2; 380-381;1997
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of the breast; A case report; VM Palkar; J J  Vyas; Bombay Hosital Journal; Vol.39; No. 2, 392-393; 1997
  • Fixation of the drain in a thoracotomy . V M Palkar; Practical Pearl; Contemporary Surgery 1997, volume 50; No. 1;48.
  • Right hepatic artery rising from the superior mesentericla artery; usually unusual presentation; V MPalkar, L J Desouza, P Jagannth, Bombay Hospital Journal Volume 38; No. 4; 1996; 889-90
  • Lingual Thyroid: A case report; VM Palkar, R S Rao, D M Parikh, Bombay Hospital Journal, Vol 38; No. 3; 1996; 658-659.  

Memberships :

Memberships :

  • Fellow of Royal college of Surgeons, Glasgow 
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