Dr. Ajay Gupta

Dr. Ajay Gupta

Sr Consultant Medical Oncology
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  • Monday09:30-16:00
  • Tuesday09:30-16:00
  • Wednesday09:30-16:00
  • Thursday09:30-16:00
  • Saturday09:30-16:00

Biography:


Dr. Ajay Gupta, M.B.B.S, M.D, D.M (AIIMS), FRACP (AUSTRALIA) , CCST (UK), has joined Ivy Supe rspecialty Hospital as a Senior Consultant in Medical Oncology / Hematology.

Work Experience:


He started the Department of Medical Oncology at Max Hospital, Saket and Patpargunj, New Delhi and worked as a Senior Consultant in the Depertment from from Feb 2009 to Feb 2012. In 2012, he left for Australia where he worked as a Senior Staff Specialist in the Department of Medical Oncology at Royal Darwin Hospital,  and was also member of the State  Ethics Committee, Menezies School of Health Research, Northern Territory, Australia .He has worked in various hospitals in Australia, including  Queensland and Tasmanian  Health services as a Senior Staff Specialist. He was also selected as Faculty (Astt. Professor) , at  IRCH, AIIMS, New Delhi and as  Senior Fellow in BMT at Kings College London besides many other prestigious selections.



Education & Training:


MD, DM (AIIMS), FRACP (Australia) , CCST (UK)

  • He completed his DM (Medical Oncology) in adult and pediatric hematology and oncology/BMT from All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 2008.
  •  He has been awarded CCST ( Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training) in the UK by the Specialist Training Authority of Medical Royal Colleges in General Internal Medicine (2004).
  • He also did his  FRACP(Medical Oncology) from Australia in 2013.
  • He has done Fellowship in Leukemia/ Bone Marrow Transplantation from the University of British Columbia at Vancouver, Canada and in Pediatric BMT at the world famous Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles (2016-2017).


Awards Information:


  •  ‘DK Gupta travel grant AIIMS: For paper presentation ” at SIOP Mumbai, 2007
  •  Gita Mittal Medal and Book Prize for best clinical research/ post graduate in oncology 2008, AIIMS
  •  2008 ASCO Foundation Brigid Leventhal Award for Pediatric Oncology at Chicago, USA.
  • Best Thesis Award:, Indian Cooperative Oncology Network , Ahmedabad, India, 2008.
  • Medical Oncology Group of Australia award 2012
  • Clinical Oncology Group of Australia award 2012
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians : Wiley Blackwell Publishing Award for Clinical Excellence:  Perth Australia 2013
  • IACA oncology fellowship award , Los Angeles, USA: 2017


Research & Publication:


Publications:

Author of first international guidelines on pediatric febrile neutropenia:

  • Guidelines for the Management of Fever and Neutropenia in Children with Cancer and/or Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation," .Lehrnbecher T, Phillips B,……..Gupta A, Sung L :, Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2012, Dec 2012

 Jayaraj R, Nayagam SG, .. Gupta A, etal . Clinical Theragnostic Relationship between Drug-Resistance Specific miRNA Expressions, Chemotherapeutic Resistance, and Sensitivity in Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Cells. 2019 , Oct 14;8(10).

  • Jayaraj R, Madhav MR, .., Gupta A, Baxi S. Key approaches to interpret the findings of a meta-analysis on role ofchemotherapy in 5000 patients with head and neck cancer treated by curative  Oral Oncol. 2019 Nov;98:174-175.
  • Kumarasamy C, Madhav MR, Sabarimurugan S, Krishnan S, Baxi S, Gupta A, Gothandam KM, Jayaraj R. Prognostic Value of miRNAs in Head and Neck Cancers: A Comprehensive Systematic and Meta-Analysis. Cells. 2019 Jul 25;8(8).

Madurantakam Royam M, Ramesh R, Shanker R, Sabarimurugan S, Kumarasamy C, Ramesh N, Gothandam KM, Baxi S, Gupta A, Krishnan S, Jayaraj R. miRNA Predictors of Pancreatic Cancer Chemotherapeutic Response: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Cancers (Basel). 2019 Jun 27;11(7).

Muthukaliannan G, Jayaraj R.. Gupta A etal . Current Evidence on miRNAs as Potential Theranostic Markers for Detecting Chemoresistance in Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Preclinical and Clinical Studies. Mol Diagn Ther. 2019 Feb;23(1):65-82.

  • Gupta A. Excellent response to gefitinib in a patient with erlotinib refractory, exon 21, L858r epidermal growth factor receptor-mutated lung adenocarcinoma. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2018;39:421-3
  • Gupta A, Kumar L. 3q26 chromosomal anomalies in acute myeloid leukemia: First descriptions from India. J Postgrad Med. 2018 Apr-Jun;64(2):109-111. doi:10.4103/jpgm.JPGM_727_16. PubMed PMID: 29067925
  • Gupta A, Teo L, Masel P, Godbolt D, Beadle G. Transtuzumab induced organizing pneumonia: a case report. Springerplus. 2016 Nov 14; 5(1):1964. PubMed PMID: 27933242; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5108743.
  • Gupta A, Baxi S, Hoyne C. Assessing feasibility, compliance and toxicity of concomitant chemo-radiotherapy in head and neck cancers in the Northern Territory: initial experience and challenges. J Med Radiat Sci. 2016 Jul 1. Doi:  10.1002/jmrs.183. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27741378.
  • Gupta A, Kumar A, Abrari A, Patir R, Vaishya S. Successful Use of Dose Dense Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Sodium Valproate with Minimal Toxicity in an Infant with Medulloblastoma in Extremely Poor General Condition. World Neurosurg. 2016 Sep; 93:485.e1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.07.044. PubMed PMID: 27450977.
  • Gupta A, Tse L. Successful conservative management of campylobacter cholecystitis occurring post chemotherapy and rituximab: a rare disease entity. N Z Med J. 2015 Dec 4; 128(1426):110-2. PubMed PMID: 26913915.
  • Gupta A, Singh T. Octreotide in malignant chylothorax: a case report. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2016 Mar; 6(1):122-4. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-000933. PubMed PMID: 26644224.
  • Gupta A, Kumar R, Kumar K, Bakhshi S.Multiple nodular lung metastases with no obvious primary showing low positive 18-fluoro deoxy glucose (FDG) uptake on positron emission tomography (PET) scan: A unique case of metastatic ameloblastoma. Cancer Treatment Communications. 2016:  5, 11-13.
  • Phillips RS, Bhuller K, .., Gupta A, et al. Risk stratification in febrile neutropenic episodes in adolescent/young adult patients with cancer. Eur J Cancer. 2016 Jul 4;64:101-106. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.05.027. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27391921.
  • Phillips RS, Sung L, Amman RA,.. Gupta A, et al. Predicting microbiologically defined infection in febrile neutropenic episodes in children: global individual participant data multivariable meta-analysis. Br J Cancer. 2016 Mar 15;114(6):623-30. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2016.28. Epub 2016 Mar 8
  • Gupta A, Tse L. Successful conservative management of campylobacter cholecystitis occurring post chemotherapy and rituximab: a rare disease entity. N Z Med J. 2015 Dec 4; 128(1426):110-2. PubMed PMID: 26913915.
  • Gupta A, Singh T. Octreotide in malignant chylothorax: a case report. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2016 Mar;6(1):122-4. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-000933.Epub 2015 Dec 7. PubMed PMID: 26644224.

 Gupta A, Singh M, Singh H, Kumar L, Sharma A, Bakhshi S, Raina V, Thulkar S. Infections in acute myeloid leukemia: an analysis of 382 febrile episodes. Med Oncol. 2009 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 19830601.

  • Gupta A, Swaroop C, Agarwala S, Pandey RM, Bakhshi S. Randomized controlled trial comparing oral amoxicillin-clavulanate and ofloxacin with intravenous ceftriaxone and amikacin as outpatient therapy in paediatric low-risk febrile neutropenia. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Sep;31(9):635-41. PubMed PMID: 19684522.( Awarded the Brigid Leventhal Award at ASCO 2008
  • Gupta A, Kumar L, Karak A, Thulkar S, Rastogi R, Bhatti S. Multicentre hyaline-vascular type Castleman disease presenting as an epidural mass causing paraplegia: a case report. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma. 2009 Jun;9(3):250-3. PubMed PMID: 19525197.
  • Bakhshi S, Gupta A, Sharma MC, Khan SA, Rastogi S. Her-2/neu, p-53, and their coexpression in osteosarcoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Apr;31(4):245-51. PubMed PMID: 19346874.
  • Gupta A, Seth T, Gupta A. Successful use of terbutaline in persistent priapism in a 12-year-old boy with chronic myeloid leukemia. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Jan;26(1):70-3. PubMed PMID: 19206011
  • Gupta, M. Singh, H. Singh, L. Kumar, A. Sharma, S. Bakhshi, V. Raina, S. Thulkar. Febrile neutropenia during acute myeloid leukemia therapy: Single institution experience from a developing country. J Clin Oncol 27, 2009 (suppl; abstr e18000)
  • Gupta A, Sharma MC, Kochupillai V, Kichendasse G, Gupta A, Atri S, Medhi K.. Primary pulmonary rhabdomyosarcoma in adults: case report and review of literature. Clinical Lung Cancer. 2007, May; 8(6):389-91. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17562241. Pub Status: Published
  • Gupta A, Kumar L, Aaron M. CL07101G-CRR - "Plasmacytoma of the breast mimicking an inflammatory carcinoma : a case report". Clinical Lymphoma and Myeloma. 2008; 8: 191-192
  • Gupta A, Swaroop C, Rastogi R, Garg R, Bakhshi S.  Simultaneous occurrence of posterior reversible  leukoencephalopathy syndrome in two cases of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia induction chemotherapy.  Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2008 Jun;25(4):351-8.
  • Gupta A. Editorial: Primary cardiac sarcomas. Exp Rev Cardiovasc Therapy  2008 : 6;  1295-1297.
  • Rastogi R, Thulkar S,Garg R, Gupta A. Infraphrenic collaterals in malignant superior vena cava obstruction. Clinical Imaging. 2007, Oct; 31(5):321-324. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17825739. Pub Status: Published.
  • .Garg R, Rastogi R, Thulkar SP, Bakhshi S, Gupta A. Unusual thoracic CT manifestations of osteosarcoma: review of 16 cases. Paediatric Radiology .2008: 38; 551-558.
  • Bakhshi S, Gupta A, Kumar L. Acute myeloid leukemia with severe aplastic anemia following immunosuppressive therapy. Indian Journal of Pediatrics .2006, Nov; 73 (11):1033-5. 2006, Nov; 73(11):1033-5. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17127787. Pub Status: Published.
  • Gupta A, Chandra N, Kler TS. Aortoarteritis with systemic lupus erythematosus and secondary antiphospholipid antibody syndrome: a rare association. Indian Heart Journal. 2002, May; 54(3):301-303.
  • Prakash A, Singh M, Mishra S, Gupta A, Bhatnagar S. Doxorubicin induced acute congestive heart failure associated with hypocalcemia. European Journal of Oncology. 2006, Oct; 11(4):259-261.
  • Gupta R, Gulati N, Gupta A.,Kumar A, , Dinda AK, Sharma SK. Unusual presentation of lupus nephritis. Rheumatology International. 2005, Mar; 25(2):130-132.
  • Gupta R, Gupta A, Goyal V, Guleria R, Kumar A. Mycoplasma pneumonia associated with Rhabdomyolysis and Guillain Barre Syndrome. Indian Journal of Chest Disease and Allied Sciences. 2005, Oct; 47(4):305-308.
  • Gupta A, Kataria SP, Kochupillai V. ) Radiation pneumonitis : Images in clinical oncology.. Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology. 2006, Jun; 27(3):39.
  • Gupta A, Kumar A,Suryanarayan,Das AK, Dattagupta S,Grover R. Fatal Haemophagocytic Syndrome mimicking panniculitis in a young adult. Journal of Indian Rheumatological Association. 2005, Aug; 13(1):121-123.
  • Gupta A, Sharma SK, Narayan S , Kaul N. 'Coagulation parameters, Lipid profiles and Platelet functions in Hypertensive Patients. Journal of Association of Physicians of India, 1999, Jan; 47(1):56. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 11030143.
  • Gupta A, Raina V. Geftinib: a review. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics. J Cancer Res Ther. 2010 Jul-Sep;6(3):249-54
  • Gupta A. Raina V. Dramatic responses to Geftinib when used as front line therapy in two cases of metastatic lung adenocarcinoma with poor performance status. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics J Cancer Res Ther. 2010 Jul-Sep; 6(3):362-4.
  • Gupta A.  Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation—An Important Step Toward Improving Survival in Multiple Myeloma. US Oncology, 2010;6:24-7
  • Gupta A. Chronic myeloid leukaemia: a review. Journal of Paediatric Sciences 2010;2(3):e24
  • Gupta A. Evolving role of stem cell therapy in multiple myeloma. Indian J Med Paediatric Oncol. 2011 Jan;32(1):17-24.: Review article
  • Editor of book ‘Multiple Myeloma - An Overview" edited by Ajay Gupta, ISBN 978-953-307-768-0, InTech, January 1, 2012.
  • Gupta A, Kumar L. 3q21,26  chromosomal anomalies  in AML : first reports from a developing country published : Journal of Post Graduate Medicine : Sep 2017
  • Gupta A, Pandey A. Bortezomib induced cardiac failure: a case report. Published : Cardiovascular Toxicology, 2012, Volume 12, Number 2, Page 184-6
  • Gupta A. Successful use of weekly paclitaxel in escalating doses in a patient of metastatic breast cancer with severe liver dysfunction. Indian journal of medical and paediatric oncology. Year : 2012  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 170-172

 No leukemic granulocytic sarcoma of kidney with mixed phenotype blasts: a diagnostic dilemma. Agrawal V, Gupta A, Gupta R, Sharma MC, Das P.ndian J Pathol Microbiol. 2011 Jul-Sep; 54(3):606-8.

  • Multiple nodular lung metastases with no obvious primary showing low positive 18-fluoro deoxy glucose (FDG) uptake on positron emission tomography (PET) scan: A unique case of metastatic ameloblastoma.Cancer Treatment Communications Volume 5, 2016, Pages 11-13
  • Successful Use of Dose Dense Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Sodium Valproate with Minimal Toxicity in an Infant with Medulloblastoma in Extremely Poor General Condition. Gupta A, Kumar A, Abrari A, Patir R, Vaishya S.World Neurosurg. 2016 Sep;93:485.


Memberships:


  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Medical Oncology Group of Australia
  • Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology
  • Indian Society of Surgical Oncology