Surgical Oncology

Doctors Hospital has a dedicated surgical oncology service. We have 2 full time surgical oncologists working together as a team to take care of surgical aspects of cancer care. Both the surgeons are highly skilled in open as well as minimally invasive surgical techniques. Our surgical team comprises of Dr. Ali Akbar and Dr Awais Amjad Malik. Both the surgeons have trained and worked as a surgical oncologist in Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital. They provide services in the treatment of colorectal cancers, upper GI cancers (stomach, esophagus), breast cancer, endocrine cancers (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenals), heptaobiliary cancers and gynecological cancers (ovarian and uterine).


The commonly performed cancer operations at the hospital are:

  • Diagnostic laparoscopy and biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Total Colectomy
  • Panproctocolectomy
  • Total Colectomy with Ileorectal Pouch
  • Laparoscopic Anterior Resection (LAR)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection (APR)
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
  • Transhiatal Esophagectomy
  • Laparoscopy assisted gastrectomy
  • Total Gastrectomy
  • Total Thyroidectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Neck Dissection
  • Modified Radical Mastectomy (MRM)
  • Breast Conserving Surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Whipple’s Operation
  • Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Transabdominal Hysterectomy and Bilateral Oophorectomy (TAHBSO)
  • Ovarian Completion Surgery
  • Excision of Retroperitoneal Sarcomas



Dr. Awais Amjad Malik

Surgical Oncology - Cancer Center

Consultant Surgical Oncologist


    Dr. Ali Akbar

    Surgical Oncology - Cancer Center

    Consultant Surgical Oncologist

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