Dr. Reshma Jaydeep Palep

General Procedures Surgery
General & Laparoscopic Surgery Breast Cancer Surgery
M.B.B.S., M.S. (Master of Surgery)., D.N.B., M.R.C.S. Edinburgh – Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, UK
10 Years
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Professional Experience


M.B.B.S. – The University of Bombay – 1997

M.S. (Master of Surgery) – The University of Bombay – 2001

D.N.B. (Diploma National Board) – National Board of Examinations, New Delhi – 2001

M.R.C.S. Edinburgh – Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, UK – 2004


  • Breast Oncology Fellowship, Tata Memorial Hospital, Breast Unit, Consultant : Dr. R A Badwe – 2003
  • Womens Cancer (Breast and Cervix Cancer) Fellowship, Galaxy Laparoscopy Institute, Pune, India, Consultant : Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar – 2005-2007
  • Early Detection of Breast Cancer and Breast Screening Multidisciplinary Breast Unit, Northwick Park Hospital, London. UK, Consultant : Dr Hemant Singhal – May 2008


  • Breast Unit MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, USA – June 2014
  • Breast Unit Champalimaud Clinical Centre Lisbon Portugal – April 2016


  1. Honorary Assistant Professor – Dept. Gen Surgery, Grant Medical College & St. George’s Hospital
  2. Examiner – MRCS – For the Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Fellowship in Breast unit at Northwick Park Hospital London involved working in the Multidisciplinary unit with special focus on Needle Localisation, Mammographic Screening, Mammotome, Sonomammography and Sentinel Node Biopsy.

Fellowship at Tata Memorial Hospital in the Breast Unit under Dr Rajan Badwe in Multidisciplinary management of Breast cancer, including surgery, Medical Oncoloy and Radiation Oncology and Palliative Care. Worked on the Trastuzumab (INN; trade name Herceptin)Trial for Metastatic Breast Cancer patients as a monoclonal antibody that interferes with the HER2/neu receptor.

Fellowship in Breast Cancer and Gynaec Cancers as Clinical and Research Associate in Advanced Gynaec Laparoscopic & Breast Surgery (with Dr Shailesh Puntambetkar) at Galaxy Laparoscopy Institute, Pune, a premier private institute dedicated to cancer patients. We have the first large series of Laparoscopic Anterior Exenteration and largest series of Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy and adjuvant treatment as required. We conduct screening programmes and community awareness programmes in Women’s cancer.


Member of National Association of Medical Sciences – Life Member

Indian Medical Association – Life Member

Publications in peer-reviewed journals :

  1. Role of Anterior Extenterations in Advanced and Recurrent Pelvic Tumours. Journal of Pelvic Surgery. 8(5):241-245. September/October 2002
  2. Robotic assisted rectopexy. Am J Surg. 2004 Jan, 187(1):88-92
  3. Laparoscopic ureteroneocystostomy with psoas hitch. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2006 Jul-Aug;13(4):302-5
  4. Laparoscopic pelvic extenteration for advanced pelvic cancers : a review of 16 cases. Gynecol Oncol. 2006 Sep;102(3):513-6
  5. Total Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy : A review of 252 cases by the Pune technique. J Minim Invasive Gynecol.2007
  6. Endoscopic thyroidectomy : Our technique Journal of Minimal Access Surgery Volume 3, Issue 3, Year 2007 Pages 91-97
  7. Ambulatory Breast Surgery. Bombay hospital journal, Vol.50, No.2, 2008.
  8. Proctological Surgery as Day Car : 8 Year Experience of a Successful Day Care Centre. Bombay hospital journal, Vol.50, No.2, 2008
  9. PseudoAngiomatous Stromal Hyperplasia (PASH) of the Breast : A Rare Entity International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol : 5, Issue : 5 MAY 2016
  10. Perianal Paget’s Disease – a case Report and a Review of Current Diagnosis and Management. Indian J Surg Oncol (2016). Doi:10.1007/s13193-016-0548-
  • Coauthor of chapter with Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar. Laparoscopic Anterior Exenteration in A Manual of new hysterectomy techniques Edited by Prof. Liselotte Mettler, Published in 2007, Pages 46-56
  1. February 2007, Paper presentation, VATS – Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery, Paper selected for best paper presentation, Video Presentation, Thoracoscopic thymoma excision At Masicon 2007 (State Chapter Conference)
  2. August 2007, Video presentation, Laparoscopic Radial Nephrectomy, Selected for best video presentation At ELSA – 2007 (Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia)

Poster Presentations-International

Portal Biliopathy (6th International EHPBA congress, Heidelberg, May 2005)


Involved in research projects on following topics :

  • Assessment of Quality of Life in Postmenopausal patients with Femara as Adjuvant treatment
  • Five survival of Advanced or recurrent cancer cervix patients
  • Assessment of bladder dysfunction in patients after Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy
  • Targit_Trial : Compares single-day targeted intra-operative radiotherapy to conventional post-operative radiotherapy for breast cancer with Dr Jayant Vaidya