Apollo Hospital has announced the joining of senior oncologist, Dr. Anil K. D’Cruz as the Director, Oncology of Apollo Hospitals, Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi.
A well-recognized global leader, clinician, researcher and professor in Head and Neck Oncology, Dr. Anil K. D’Cruz brings with him over 33 years of experience in the field of cancer.
Dr. D’Cruz will direct Apollo Hospitals’ efforts in the fight against cancer, focussing on providing and overseeing care and treatment for patients suffering from cancer of the head and neck, oral and laryngeal cancer as well as cancer affecting the thyroid, parathyroid and salivary glands.
Dr. D’Cruz is the first Indian to hold the prestigious post of President Elect (2018-2020) and President (2020-2022) of the Union International for Cancer Control, Geneva, Switzerland .
“I am extremely happy to come on board Apollo Hospitals and lead their oncology program. Apollo Hospitals has been at the forefront in bringing the latest cutting-edge medical technology to the country for the benefit of cancer patients and I am pleased to join hands with Apollo in their mission against cancer. While I will be primarily based out of Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, I shall be working across Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi to take forward our Chairman Dr Prathap C. Reddy’s healing mission.”stated Dr. Anil D’Cruz.
Santosh Marathe, COO, Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai said, “Our goal at Apollo Hospitals is to offer world-class health care that is accessible and affordable. Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai offers comprehensive precision technology for treatment of cancer by offering experienced multi-disciplinary consultants with organ specific protocols. The prevailing JCI accreditation ensures that best clinical practices & medical outcomes are sustained. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Anil D’Cruz to our team of experienced clinicians and are sure that cancer patients at Apollo Hospitals, will benefit from his experience and expertise and receive the best cancer care services.”