Dr. Purna Kurkure | Best in Mumbai - NH

Dr. Purna Kurkure

MD (Paediatrics), DCH, FIAP Chairman - Oncology Collegium - Narayana Health Head - Paediatric Hemato-Oncology and Bone Marro Transplant (BMT) - SRCC Children's Hospital, managed by Narayana Health

  • SpecialityOncology, Oncology - Paediatric

  • HospitalMumbai - SRCC Children's Hospital

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Brief Profile

A head professor at Emirates in the division of Paediatric Oncology, Dr. Purna Arun Kurkure has carved a niche for herself in her field. She has served as the Secretary & President at various national and international societies, also winning national and international accolades. Currently, she is teaching Medical Oncology at MUHS and Homi Bhabha National University. She has contributed a great deal towards the development in the area of service, education & research in the country & in Asian subcontinent & represented our unique strength & weaknesses at International forums. Childhood cancer survivorship is well researched & new entity in pediatric oncology as a result of high curability of childhood cancers. She has pioneered an organized survivorship care by starting late effects clinic (ACT clinic) & Childhood cancer survivors support group-Ugam.

Fields of Expertise

  • Paediatric Solid Tumors
  • Late Effects of Therapy in Childhood
  • Cancer Survivors and Cancer Survivorship

Posts Held in the past

  • Faculty, Department of Medical & Paediatric Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital
  • Grant in Aid Institute,Govt of India in 1982.
  • Assistant Professor (1982-91)
  • Associate Professor(1991-2002)
  • Paediatric Oncology Professor Emeritus & Head, Paediatric Oncology (2012-2015).
  • Joined Asian Cancer Institute after superannuation as Chairperson

Publications

  • International Journal – 66
  • National Journal – 72
  • Abstract – 130
  • Text Books / Monographs – 18
  • Contribution to Guidelines - 4

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati

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