Dr. Viraj Lavingia is a specialized gastrointestinal (GI) oncology expert with over 15 years of experience in the assessment and management of digestive system cancers. He has worked with some of India’s highest-regarded tertiary cancer care centers, including HCG Cancer Hospital in Ahmedabad between 2018-2023 where he also served as Director of the Department of GI Medical Oncology. Currently, he is the Head of the Department of Medical Oncology at Ahmedabad’s Shalby Hospitals, where he looks forward to leveraging his expertise to deliver outstanding investigative and therapeutic care for patients with digestive cancers.
Dr. Viraj Lavingia has organized a yearly GI oncology conference since 2018, which has facilitated key discussions between over 200 experts from across India regarding the latest developments in the GI malignancy care landscape to help raise national standards. He has served as principal investigator in over 15 major institutional and multi-center trials investigating various next-generation therapeutics for colorectal, gastric, and other GI tract tumors. He has co-authored over a dozen research papers in peer-reviewed medical journals focused on GI oncology. Dr. Lavingia has been actively involved in teaching and mentoring oncology trainees.
With his extensive and specialized expertise, Dr. Lavingia is exceptionally well-poised to deliver exemplary, holistic care for all types of digestive system and hepatobiliary cancers under Shalby Healthcare’s world-class tertiary oncology ecosystem.