Dr. Viraj Lavingia - GI Oncologist

Dr. Viraj Lavingia

Medical Oncology

Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist, Shalby Hospitals, Ahmedabad


Dr. Viraj Lavingia is the Director of GI Medical Oncology and Administrative Head for the Department of Medical Oncology, with around 10+ Years of Experience in GI Oncology. He has so far handled more than 5000 cases. Dr. Viraj Lavingia holds a special interest in GI Oncology, especially colorectal cancers and pancreaticobiliary cancers.

Dr. Viraj Lavingia is an accomplished medical oncologist with extensive experience in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of cancer patients. He joined HCG Ahmedabad in 2018 after a successful association with Apollo CBCC.

Patient-Centric Care and Research Contributions

Dr. Lavingia is a trained and certified member of the European Society for Medical Oncology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He is known for his Patient-Centric Care and Research Contributions and compassionate care, and has authored several research papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented his work at national and international conferences.

Dr. Viraj Lavingia is an experienced medical oncologist with a track record of working at reputed cancer centres and hospitals, and he has contributed significantly to the field of oncology through his clinical work and research.

Professional Experience

November 2023 - Present

Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist, Shalby Hospitals, Ahmedabad

April 2022 - October 2023:

Director GI Medical Oncology and Admin Head for Department of Medical Oncology, HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad

May 2018 - March 2022:

Consultant Medical Oncologist (Gastrointestinal services), HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad

November 2017 - May 2018:

Consultant Medical Oncologist, Apollo CBCC, Ahmedabad

July 2014 - June 2017:

DNB fellow, Apollo hospital, Hyderabad

December 2013 - June 2014:

Senior Registrar, Medical Oncology, Fortis, Mumbai

February 2009 - February 2012:

DNB scholar, Internal Medicine, Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai

June 2008 - January 2009:

Medical Officer, Hemato-Oncology, Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai

Education and Training

  • Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad – DNB Medical Oncology – 2017
  • Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai – DNB Internal Medicine – 2013
  • Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad – MBBS – 2007

Professional Memberships

  • Founder member of Asian Cardio Oncology Society
  • Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • American society of clinical oncology (ASCO)
  • International association of study in Lung cancer (IASLC)
  • Multinational association of supportive care in cancer (MASCC)
  • Indian society of medical & pediatric oncology (ISMPO)
  • Indian physician forum (IPF)

Why consult Dr.Viraj Lavingia?

  • Highly qualified and experienced medical oncologist based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • Renowned specialist in multidisciplinary treatment of GI malignancies, particularly CRC.
  • 10 years plus experience with the best hospitals in India.
  • Completed multiple certification courses including UICC (ICRETT) fellow at City of Hope, USA, ESMO certified, and ASCO in training exam.