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Dr. Purvish Parikh

Designation:

Director of Precision Oncology and Research at Asian Institute of Oncology at Somaiya Ayurvihar: Cancer Care

Qualification:

  • M.D.
  • D.N.B
  • F.I.C.P
  • PhD
  • E.C.M.O
  • C.P.I

Brief Profile:

  • Parikh is an expert in medical oncology and hematology
  • He served as Professor and Chief of Medical Oncology for 17 years at Tata Memorial Hospital
  • Founder and Director of a nongovernmental organization, the Indian Co-operative Oncology Network
  • He also received the European Certification in Medical Oncology from ESMO in Switzerland
  • Certified Physician Investigator of AAPI and ACRP, USA
  • He is a Member of the Indian College of Physicians
  • Member of the National Board in New Delhi
  • Serves as Vice President and Managing Director of AmeriCares India at Americares Foundation, Inc
  • He oversees India-based logistical capabilities, providing AmeriCares with a global operational hub in India

Experience:

  • Professor and Head of Medical Oncology – Tata Memorial Hospital – May 1991 – May 2008 (17 years 1 month)
  • Convenor – Indian Cooperative Oncology Network ( ICON Trust) – 1999 – April 2013 (14 years)
  • Chairperson – Guidelines Committee for Lung, CML and low grade NHL – Indian Council of Medical Research – January 2008 – Present (7 years 7 months)Mumbai Area, India
  • VP and Managing Director, India – AmeriCares – June 2008 – October 2012 (4 years 5 months)
  • Managing Director – AmeriCares India Foundation – June 2008 – October 2012 (4 years 5 months)
  • Managing Director – MedIntel Services Pvt. Ltd. – June 2009 – Present (6 years 2 months)Mumbai Area, India
  • Imm Past President – Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology – February 2011 – Present (4 years 6 months)
  • National Managing Committee Member – Indian Cancer Society – October 2012 – Present (2 years 10 months)
  • Executive Director – Indian Cooperative Oncology Network – August 2014 – Present (Mumbai)
  • Past President – SAARC Federation of Oncology – October 2013 – Present (1 year 10 months)Mumbai Area, India
  • Emeritus Editor – South Asian Journal of Cancer – February 2013 – Present (2 years 6 months)Mumbai Area, India and  Indian Journal of Cancer – January 2013 – Present (2 years 7 months)Mumbai Area, India
  • President – Molecular Oncology Society – October 2014 – Present (10 months)Mumbai Area, India
  • Director of Precision Oncology and Research – Asian Institute of Oncology at Somaiya Ayurvihar: Cancer Care –  September 2014 – Present (11 months), Mumbai

Authorized Member of:

  • Founding Member of Task Force on Developing Countries of European Society of Medical Oncology, Switzerland,
  • ICMR and Member of PAC, National Cancer Control Program, Ministry of Health for the Government of India,
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of IndiPharm, Inc
  • Member of Palliative Care Working Group, European Society of Medical Oncology, Switzerland,
  • Member of Task Force on Cancer Management in India,
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Board of Veeda Oncology
  • Research Fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Royal Marsden Hospital (London)
  • Secretary of Society of Medical & Pediatric Oncology (ISMPO) and Vice President of Indian Society of Hematology & Transfusion Medicine

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