About

Dr Suraj Manjunath

Surgical Oncologist, Minimally Invasive Cancer Surgeon

Dr Suraj Manjunath is currently the Chief of Cancer Surgery at Manipal Hospital Miller’s Road (formerly Vikram hospital, Bangalore). His special interests include Minimally Invasive Surgery for Gastrointestinal Cancers, Breast Cancer Surgery ( Organ Conservation, Oncoplasty and Sentinel Node Techniques), and ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) protocols in oncosurgery.

He has trained in centers of excellence in India and abroad and was the gold medalist in his post-doctoral MCh (surgical oncology) from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology.

He was the first Indian recipient of the United States’ Society of Surgical Oncology International Career Development Award.  He has trained in Thoracic and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas.  He has also worked at the University of Chicago Cancer Center, and the Detroit Medical Center in Michigan.

Dr Suraj Manjunath set up the Department of Surgical Oncology at St. John’s Medical College, where he was the Professor and Head till 2017, having served there for more than a decade.  During his tenure at St. John’s Hospital, he established the DNB training program and post-doctoral (MCh) training program for Surgical Oncology. https://www.stjohns.in/clinical_services/surgicaloncology

He has a keen interest in academics and has been an examiner for masters and doctoral students of cancer surgery in four universities.  He has more than 60 publications in reputed journals as well as several book chapters.  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Suraj-Manjunath

Along with his wife Haripriya Suraj, he has co-authored a book examining the relationship between the scientific and spiritual aspects of medicine and healing. https://www.amazon.in/When-Spirit-Meets-Science-Empowered-ebook/dp/B07PLZ8M9S