Dr. Ashwin K R

HOD - Surgical Oncology, Aster Whitefield Hospital & Consultant - Surgical Oncology, Aster CMI Hospital

MBBS, DrNB (Gen Surgery), DrNB (Surgical Oncology) European Board Certified Surgical Oncologist
English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu

Dr. Ashwin has over 15 years of experience in surgical oncology. He is an European Board certified surgical oncologist. He completed Oncology Fellowships in Gynecologic Oncology, Breast Conservation Surgery, and Oncoplasty. Dr. Ashwin is a trained Robotic Surgeon and has performed over 500 complex robotic surgeries. He is one of India’s first trained Cytoreductive and HIPEC surgeon. He has been awarded multiple international and national awards with over 100 publications. Previously, he was working as Consultant Surgical Oncologist at Manipal Hospital, Old Airport Road and Whitefield.


  • Clinical Fellowship in Breast conservation surgery and Sentinel node biopsy at Magee Women's Hospital: University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Clinical Fellowship in Gynecological Oncology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
  • Clinical Fellowship in Advanced Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal, Chemotherapy in Peritoneal carcinomatosis: Hospices Civil de Lyon, Lyon, France.
  • Clinical Fellowship In Oncoplasty and Breast reconstructive surgery at Breast services unit at Hull City Hospital and Stoke on Trent Hospital, UK.
  • Clinical Fellowship in Advanced Hepatobiliary Surgery at Hospital Paul Brousse, Paris, France.
Area of expertise
Awards and recognitions
  • Co-Investigator Multi-institutional International Registry for Asian Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Registry (Asian MCRC Registry, Orly, France)
  • International Travelling Fellowship by European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO); European Cancer Congress 2013, Amsterdam
  • ICRETT Fellowship awarded by Union for International CancerControl, Geneva in October, 2015
  • Best Video Presentation for at the Asian Clinical Oncology Society in April 2016
  • Indo - UK Travelling Fellowship awarded by ABSI - BASSO in June 2016
  • Detroit International Fellowship, awarded by IASO in November 2016
  • International Travelling Fellowship by Asia Pacific Cancer Congress (APCC) 2017, Seoul