Dr. P Jagannath is presently Chairman, Department of Surgical Oncology, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, and Professor of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Asian Institute of Oncology, S.L. Raheja Hospital, Mumbai from 2002. He graduated from Kurnool Medical College, SV University, India in 1978 with 10 medals. After postgraduate residency in General Surgery at JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research) he obtained MS (General Surgery) from University of Madras, India in 1982. Dr. Jagannath has over 30 years’ experience in the field of Surgical Oncology and is the pioneer in Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery in India. Dr Jagannath joined Tata Memorial Hospital, largest Comprehensive Cancer Center in India in 1983. His primary interest is Gastrointestinal Oncology He was the Professor of Surgical Oncology & Chief, Gastrointestinal Service, Tata Memorial Centre till 2002. He then joined as Chairman, Surgical Oncology, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, rated among top ten multi specialty hospital in India.