Prof. Dr. Somashekhar  S. P

Prof. Dr. Somashekhar S. P

Address: 98, HAL Airport road, Bangalore, Karnataka, 560 017, India

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: Oncologist

Associated Healthcare Provider: Manipal Hospital Old Airport Road

Languages Spoken: English, Hindi

More than 25 Years of experience

About the Doctor / Professional

Dr. Somashekhar S is the Chairman of Surgical Oncology, Manipal Health Enterprise Pvt Ltd (MHEPL). His areas of expertise include: 

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Gynaecological Oncology
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Radio Guided Surgery
  • Sentinel Node


  • MBBS, Mysore University
  • MS (Gen. Surgery), NHL Medical College
  • MCh (Surgical Oncology), GCRI
  • Fellowships (FRCS), Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • Robotic Surgery, Fellowship Roswell Cancer Center, Buffalo, USA
  • Minimal Invasive Gynec Ono Fellowship, IRCAD, Taiwan
  • Advanced Liver fellowship, Paul-Brousse Hospital, Paris
  • Clinical fellow Gynec Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester
  • Clinical fellow Breast surgery, University of Pittsburg Medical Centre, Pittsburg, USA
  • Clinical fellow Liver Surgery, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Robotic Surgery fellowship, University of South Florid, (USF) Tampa, USA
  • Clinical fellow Oncology, Todd Cancer Centre, Long Beach, USA
  • Chairman Surgical Oncology
  • HOD, Consultant Surgical, Gynec.Onco & Robotic Surgeon, Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Center


  • Recipient of Millenium Gold Medal Award, 2006 ASI, SSB for work in Sentinel Lymph Node
  • Editor and author of Various Text Book and operative Atlas's on Oncosurgery and Breast surgery, Gynecological oncology & Robotic surgery
  • Has contributed several chapter to various International and National Text book on Oncology
  • Initiated HIPEC program for Peritoneal Surface Malignancy & has done largest number of HIPEC in India
  • Holder of Gujarat University record for highest individual marks in Mch (Oncosurgery) Exams
  • First in India to initiate Robotic Scarless Thyroidectomy programme & TORS
  • Has several scientific publication in indexed International and National Journals
  • Recipient of the prestigious Dr. D .D. Patel Gold Medal in Oncosurgery
  • Received Gujarat University Gold Medal in MCh (Oncosurgery)
  • Member of Board of studies, Maipal University
  • Member, Business Advisory Board, MHEPL
  • One of the top rankers of University in Graduation and Post graduation
  • Director of Breast Surgery and Robotic surgery fellowship, Manipal University
  • Has done highest number of Robotic Complex Oncosurgeries in India
  • Mentor for Robotic Surgery Vantikutti / Intuitive Surgical
  • Editor in Chief of IJGO Springer Indian Journal of Gynec Oncology
  • Associate editor IJS, Indian Journal of Surgery
  • University Examiner for Oncosurgery
  • DNB, Examiner for Oncosurgery