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About Dr C. B. Koppiker

Dr. Chaitanyanand B. Koppiker is Medical Director, Orchids Breast Health Center(OBHC), Pune and one of the pioneers of Breast Oncoplasty in India.

Dr. Koppiker completed his MBBS and Mastery in Surgery degrees at the B.J. Medical College, Pune and onco-surgery fellowship at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, in 1994, Dr. Koppiker led the establishment of the first integrated cancer care center in Pune at the Inlaks and Budhrani Hospital with the introduction of multi-modal treatment facilities for various cancers. Thereafter, he served as the Founding Director of Cancer Units at Ruby Hall Clinic and Jehangir Hospital, Pune. In 2009, Dr. Koppiker has established OBHC which is the only stand-alone “Center for Affordable Excellence in Breast Health” in India with state-of-the-art facilities for breast cancer diagnosis and treatment www.orchidsbreasthealth.com.

Dr. Koppiker has received advanced training in Breast Oncoplasty from the leading global experts from Germany, UK, USA, Australia, and Korea. One of the few breast oncoplastic surgeons in India, Dr. Koppiker has pioneered several novel surgical techniques that combine principles of one-surgery with aesthetics to improve outcomes. He is also a leading expert in India on advanced breast biopsy techniques such as vacuum-assisted, mammotome and stereotactic.

Best Breast Cancer Specialist Doctors in Pune

Best Breast Cancer Specialist Doctors in Pune

Best Breast Cancer Specialist Doctors in Pune

Dr.C.B. Koppiker

"Medical Director- Orchids Breast Health"

To train aspiring breast surgeons in this rapidly evolving standard-of-care surgery, Dr. Koppiker has established an “International School of Oncoplastic Surgery” in Pune. University of East Anglia, UK has appointed him as a visiting faculty for its UK-based Mastership Program in Oncoplastic Surgery and as a regional convener for the Asia-based M.Ch Program in Breast Oncoplasty. Dr. Koppiker is also a distinguished faculty of the School of Oncoplastic Surgery, USA and is regularly invited as a training mentor in several national and international workshops in Breast Oncoplasty www.breastoncoplasty.org.

Dr. Koppiker is the Founder and Managing Trustee of Prashanti Cancer Care Mission (PCCM)- a non-profit organization in Pune. PCCM is active in providing affording medical care, freeships, breast cancer awareness, community screening, patient rehabilitation and counseling to cancer patients in Pune and surroundings www.prashanticancercare.org.

He is the Director of a “Centre for Translational Cancer Research” which is a joint initiative between PCCM and Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune supported​ by Bajaj Auto. This Centre has undertaken major research initiatives with help from Onco-clinician and molecular scientists to investigate breast cancer problems in the Indian context www.ctcr.in.

For his contributions to fighting Breast Cancer in India, Dr. Koppiker has been widely felicitated with numerous recognitions and awards by his medical peers as well as by various social organizations.

Education (Post-Graduation onwards & Professional Career)

Sr. No. Institution & Place Degree Awarded Year Field of Study
1 B.J. Medical College, Pune M.S. 1987 General Surgery
2 Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai Fellowship 1988 Surgical Oncology
3 St. George Hospital, Sydney, Australia Fellowship 1999 Breast Oncology
4 Marien Hospital Cancer Center, Dusseldorf, Germany Fellowship 2011 Breast Oncoplastic Surgery

Honors

Sr. No. Honors/Awards Year
1 Times Of India award as “Health Icon” for Pune for excellence in Breast Care-2017 2017
2 Recognition of Breast Research Unit at Orchids Breast Health Centre by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India 2016
3 Citadel Honor for outstanding contribution in the field of medicine in the city of Pune 2015
4 Rotary Citations for Excellence in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment 2014
5 Remarkable achievement award by the Lavasa city for social work 2012
6 Awarded citation from the Kanara Saraswat Association Bombay for exemplary community 2011
7 Citadel Honours for ‘Outstanding contribution in the field of Medicine in Pune City’ 2008

Professional Experience (Starting With A Most Recent Employment)

Sr. No. Institution & Place Position From(Date) To (Date)
1 University of East Anglia Oncoplastic Program, Norwich, UK Regional Director (India) 2015 Till date
2 International School of Oncoplastic Surgery, Pune, India Co-Founder 2014 Till date
3 University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK Visiting Faculty Member 2014 Till date
4 Hinduja Healthcare Surgical, Mumbai, India Consultant Breast Surgeon 2014 Till date

Research Publication

Chaitanyanand B. Koppiker , Aijaz Ul Noor . A , Santosh Dixit , Laleh Busheri, Gautam Sharan , Upendra Dhar, Smeeta Nare ; Extreme Oncoplastic Surgery For Multicentric/Multifocal and Locally Advanced Breast Cancers (Manuscript under review by International Journal of Breast Cancer

Chaitanyanand B. Koppiker , Aijaz Ul Noor . A , Laleh Busheri a , Santosh Dixit , Gautam Sharan , Upendra Dhar, Smeeta Nare ; Immediate Breast Reconstruction Surgery In Small And Non-Ptotic Breasts With Advanced Autologous Lower Dermal Sling Techniqueprocedure. (Manuscript under review by European Journal of Surgical Oncology, ID EJSO-D-18-00628)

C.B. Koppiker, Santosh Dixit, Gautam Sharan, Upendra Dhar et.al., Immediate Breast Reconstruction Surgery Using Implants and Autologous Lower Dermal Sling Procedure May Mitigate Radiation Therapy Complications ( Manuscript under review by Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology ID IJOS-D-18-00702)

Beenu Verghese, Pooja Deshpande, Santosh Dixit, Chaitanyanand Koppiker, Neeti Jalnapurkar Primary Angiosarcoma of Breast: A Case Report (Manuscript under review by Journal of Radiology Case Reports Manuscript ID 3449)

Accolades

Times Of India award as “Health Icon” for Pune for excellence in Breast Care-2017

Recognition of Breast Research Unit at Orchids Breast Health Centre by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India-2016

Citadel Honor for outstanding contribution in the field of medicine in Pune, India-2015

Rotary Citations for Excellence in Breast Cancer diagnosis and treatment-2014

Nominated as one of the ten citizens Pune for the title ‘PUNE HEROES’ by Pune Mirror, a leading newspaper by Times Group-2014

Remarkable achievement award by the Lavasa city for social work-2012

Citation from Kanara Saraswat Association, Bombay for exemplary community service-2011

Citadel Honours for ‘Outstanding contribution in the field of Medicine in Pune City’-2008

Surgical Expertise and Innovations

Breast Diagnostics and Oncoplastic Surgery:

Pioneered the concept of ‘single stage immediate breast reconstruction with expandable prosthesis’ in India. Have done more than 300 such surgeries till date.

First in India to introduce procedures such as  Breast Conserving Surgery, Oncoplastic Surgery, Sentinel Node Biopsy, Mammotome, Vacuum Assisted Biopsy, etc.

Performed and established protocol for conservative breast cancer surgeries since 1994; was the first in Pune and one of the first pioneers in the country to adopt this procedure

One of the first surgeons to perform Sentinel Node Biopsy in the country.

Established procedures for management of non-palpable lesions of breast for the first time in 1995, again one of the pioneers to adopt the procedures

Performed more than 5000 breast surgeries till date inclusive of more than 2000  oncoplastic surgeries, above 300 breast reconstructions & above over a 1000 sentinel node excisions

Provided personal one-to-one training to plastic surgeons and breast surgeons in India

Affiliations

Regional Director and Faculty Member, Mastership Program, East Anglia University, United Kingdom

Guest Speaker and Member, American Society of Breast Diseases

Affiliate Member, Societe International De Senologie (SIS), France

Lifetime Member, Indian Medical Association

Member, Association of Surgeons of India

Appointments

Current Appointments

  • 2010-present

    Medical Director, Orchids Breast Health Clinic, Pune

  • 2000-present

    Founding Medical Director and Managing Trustee, Prashanti Cancer Care Mission, Pune

  • 2017- present

    Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia, UK

  • 2017-present

    Regional Convenor (South Asia), University of East Anglia, Masters in Breast Oncoplasty Program, Norwich, UK

  • 2010-present

    Director, Prashanti Medical Research and Foundation, Pune

  • 2013-present

    Consulting Breast Surgeon, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune

  • 2002-present

    Consulting Oncosurgeon, Jehangir Hospital and Research Center, Pune

  • 2014-present

    Consulting Breast Surgeon, Hinduja Healthcare Surgical, Mumbai

  • 2014-present

    Visiting Faculty Member to University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

  • 2014-present

    Founder, International School of Oncoplastic Surgery, Pune

  • 2017

    Faculty to the School Of Oncoplastic surgery Dallas US

Previous Appointments

  • 2011-2014

    Consultant, advisor and trainer for breast reconstruction to ‘MENTOR’- a division of Johnson and Johnson Medical

  • 2010-2012

    Visiting Faculty to American Association of Breast Disease Oncoplasty Workshop

  • 2002-2010

    Chief Oncosurgeon and Head of Oncology Department, Jehangir Hospital, Pune

  • 2005-2006

    Director, Ruby Hall Cancer Center, Pune

  • 1993-2002

    Consulting Oncosurgeon and Head of Oncology Department, Inlaks & Budhrani Hospital,Pune

  • 1990-1993

    Consulting Oncosurgeon, Inlaks & Budhrani Hospital, Pune

  • Consultant for Vacuum Assisted Biopsy (VAB), BARD

Latest Updates

Orchids Breast Health

Surgical Expertise and Innovations

Breast Oncoplastic Surgery .

Pioneered the concept of ‘single stage immediate breast reconstruction with expandable prosthesis’ in India. Have done more than 300 such surgeries till date.

Incorporated all cosmetic breast surgical procedures in practice to the benefit of breast cancer patients and developed proficiency in procedures such as breast reduction, breast augmentation and nipple-areola reconstruction. Have done more than 2000 such surgeries till date

Areas other than Breast Surgery

Helped in setting up Cancer Facility at two more hospitals in Pune- Jehangir Hospital in 2002 and Ruby Hall Clinic in 2005

Established Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Inlaks & Budhrani Hospital in 1996 only the third facility in India of the time.

Pioneered several surgical procedures in 1990’s such as Liver Cryotherapy, Radiofrequency Ablation(RFA) and Hepatic artery catheterization for liver tumors.

Ongoing Projects

Medico-social interventions to reduce Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Pune city Role: PI

Surgical outcomes of all the constructions done till date and the protective effect of the Sling surgery for reconstruction against radiotherapy

Surgical outcomes of the various Oncoplastic surgeries done till date with its effect in QOL as well as efficacy Genetic analysis of Breast Cancer in Indian BC patients Role: PI