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Dr. Pranjali Gadgil


Breast Surgery& Breast Disease


Consultant - Breast Surgeon

Jupiter Hospital, Pune

About Doctor

Dr. Pranjali Gadgil practices as Consultant - Breast Surgeon at Jupiter Hospital, Pune. Dr. Pranjali Gadgil is a breast disease specialist and breast cancer surgeon practicing in Pune. After graduating top of her class in BJ Medical College, Pune, Dr. Gadgil completed her general surgery training and breast disease fellowship in the US. She trained at premier institutions such as the Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, UT Health Science Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Winthrop P Rockfeller Cancer Center. After spending 8 years in the US, she returned to practice in Pune to work towards improving breast care services available to women in India


  • M.B.B.S.General Surgeon (American Board of Surgery)
  • Fellow in Breast Diseases (USA)


Fellowship in Breast Diseases
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Center, 
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock AR, USA
Dates Attended: 1/7/2012 - 30/06/2013
Supervisor: V. Suzanne Klimberg M.D.

General Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX, USA.
Dates Attended:  01/07/2007 – 30/06/2012
Supervisor: Daniel Dent. M.D.

Breast Surgical Oncology elective Rotations:
M.D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.
Dates Attended:  3/3/2011–8/4/2011 
Supervisor: Rosario Hwang MD

Preliminary Surgery 
Mayo Clinic
Rochester MN, USA.
Dates Attended: 24/06/2006- 27/06/2007 
Supervisor: David Farley M.D.

M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)
College: B.J. Medical College, Pune, India
University: Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, India
Dates Attended:
MBBS Curriculum: 01/07/1999- 31/12/2003
Rotatory Internship: 01/01/2004-31/12/2004


Consultant Breast Surgeon
Jupiter Hospital, Baner, Pune

Pune Breast Care
BMCC Road, Pune

Director and Co-Founder
I-SHARE Foundation, Pune


Preventive Breast Care
Hereditary Risk assessment – Genetic Counselling and Testing
Routine Breast Exams -Guidance on Mammography

Diagnostic Breast Care
Image-guided breast core needle/trucut biopsy
Cyst aspiration- FNAC

Benign Breast Disease
Scarless Treatments of Breast Cysts and Fibroadenomas
Breast Pain/ Mastalgia treatment
Non- surgical treatment of recurring breast abscesses (IGM)

Breast Cancer Surgery
Oncoplastic techniques to preserve cosmesis of the breast
Ultrasound guided surgery for high accuracy tumour removal
Nipple Skin Sparing Mastectomy with immediate reconstruction
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy to avoid axillary node dissection
Axillary Reverse Mapping (ARM) for lymphedema prevention

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation and Support
Post -treatment Cancer Surveillance 
Anaesthetic Blocks for Post -mastectomy pain
Guidance on Coping with Treatment Side effects
Family Counselling and Caregiver support


  • Pune Surgical Society
  • Association of Breast Surgeons of India
  • Indian Medical Association
  • J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society, San Antonio
  • Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
  • Indian Menopause Society
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons

Research & Publications

A)    Peer-reviewed Publications

1) Phyllodes tumors: race-related differences.Pimiento JM, Gadgil PV, Santillan AA, Lee MC, Esposito NN, Kiluk JV, Khakpour N, Hartley TL, Yeh IT, Laronga C.J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Oct;213(4):537-42 

2) Sentinel lymph node biopsy in primary breast cancer: window to management of the axilla.Kumar A, Puri R, Gadgil PV, Jatoi I.World J Surg. 2012 Jul;36(7):1453-9.

3) Breast cancer nomogram to predict positive sentinel lymph nodes after neoadjuvant chemotherapy. L. Allen, R. Bassett, P. Gadgil, G.V. Babiera, I. Bedrosian, K.K. Hunt, H.K. Kuerer, F. Meric-Bernstam, E.A. Mittendorf, M.I. Ross, M. Yi and R.F. Hwang.

4) Management of Bleeding from Percutaneous Breast Core Biopsies.Pranjali V Gadgil, V Suzanne Klimberg. Annals of Surgical Oncology.2013 Oct;20(10):3348

5) Nipple Skin-Sparing Mastectomy is Feasible for Advanced Disease. E Burdge, J Yuen, M Hardee, P Gadgil C Das, R Henry-Tillman1, D. Ochoa, S Korourian, V S Klimberg. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2013 Oct;20(10):3294-302.

6) Surgeon Performed Touch Prep Cytology of Breast Core Biopsies May Provide Accurate Same Day Diagnosis and Expedite Treatment Planning.Pranjali V Gadgil, SoheilaKorourian, Sharp Malak, Daniela Ochoa, Rhonda Henry-Tillman, Riley Lipschitz, Janette Lee, Suzanne Klimberg. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Apr;21(4):1215-21. 

Book Chapters
1) Mammography Screening in women aged 50 years and under. “Early Breast Cancer from Screening to Multidisciplinary Management” 3rd Edition. Authors: Ismail Jatoi, Pranjali V Gadgil

2) Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer: Setting up for patient dialogue.Breast Surgery Update, Nashik Oncology Group. 2015. Authors: Pranjali V Gadgil

3) Advances in Breast Cancer Management.AMOGS Gynaec Onco Focus. Author: Pranjali Gadgil Feb 2020

Oral Presentations
1) American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting May 2013 Management of Bleeding from Percutaneous Breast Core Biopsies.  Authors: Pranjali Gadgil, V Suzanne Klimberg, UAMS Little Rock, AR.Presenter: Pranjali V Gadgil.

2) Indian Cancer Congress Nov 2013. Accuracy and Impact of Touch Prep Cytology of Core Biopsies in Same Day Diagnosis of Breast Lesions. Authors: Pranjali V Gadgil, SoheilaKorourian, Sharp Malak, Daniela Ochoa, Rhonda Henry-Tillman, Riley Lipschitz, Janette Lee, Suzanne Klimberg.  UAMS Little Rock, AR . Presenter: Pranjali V Gadgil   

3) Pune Oncology Group Feb 2016 Impact of NCCN guidelines for HBOC Genetic Testing in Indian Breast Cancer Patients.Authors: Pranjali V Gadgil1, Nikhil Phadke2 .Jehangir Breast Center, Pune 2. GenepathDx.Presenter: Pranjali V Gadgil 

4) Pune Oncology Group Feb 2016 .Outcome of Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy at an Indian Breast Center Authors: Pranjali V Gadgil, SattyajitGill,  NutanJumle, Shilpa Kajale. Jehangir Breast Care Center, Pune, India.Presenter: Pranjali V Gadgil   

Poster Presentations:
1) SSO (Society of Surgical Oncology) 64th Annual Cancer Symposium March 2011

Title: Phyllodes Tumors: Race Related Differences                                                                                  

Authors: Jose Mario Pimiento1, Pranjali Gadgil2, Alfredo A. Santillan2, M Catherine Lee1, Taylor L. Hartley1, I-Tien Yeh2, Nicole N Esposito1, John V Kiluk1, Christine Laronga.1. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida, 2. University of Texas Health Science Center,    San Antonio, TX.

 2) ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) Breast Symposium September 2012

Title: Nomogram to predict sentinel lymph node involvement in patients with clinically node-negative breast cancer receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Authors: Lisa R. Allen, Pranjali V. Gadgil, Roland Bassett Jr., Kelly Hunt, Elizabeth Ann Mittendorf, Min Yi, GildyBabiera, Henry Mark Kuerer, Merrick I. Ross, Isabelle Bedrosian, FundaMeric-Bernstam, Rosa F. Hwang.  UT-M.D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

3) ASBS (American Society of Breast Surgeons) Annual Meeting, Chicago 2013

Title: Surgeon Performed Cytology Provides Accurate Sam Day Diagnosis of Breast Lesions.

Authors: Pranjali V Gadgil, SoheilaKorourian, Sharp Malak, Daniela Ochoa, Rhonda Henry-Tillman, Riley Lipschitz, Janette Lee, Suzanne Klimberg.  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR.

4) ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) Breast Symposium, San Francisco 2015

Title: Breast Cancer Survivorship in Urban India

Authors: Pranjali V Gadgil1, Shona Nag1,2, Anupama Mane3, Rebecca DeSouza2, Rama Sivaram2, Sudeep Gupta4. 1) Jehangir Hospital, Pune, 2) Nag Foundation, 3) Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, 4) Tata Cancer Center Mumbai.

5) Tata Memorial Platinum Jubilee Conference, Mumbai Jan 2016

Title: Confirmation of Variants Identified by Next Generation Sequencing: Is Orthogonal Testing Essential?

Authors: N Gogate1, T Wathare1, P Gangodkar1, S Ranade1, A Pilankar1, K Patil1, M Agarwal1, K Khatod1, K Kelkar1,7 P Gadgil5,6, V Khadilkar3,4, V Ramanan2,7,, and N Phadke11)GenePath Dx, Causeway Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Pune. 2) Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. 3)Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Jehangir Hospital, Pune. 4) HirabaiCowasji Jehangir Medical Research Institute, Pune. 5) Breast Center, Jehangir Hospital, Pune. 6) Prime Surgical Centers, Pune. 7)KEM Hospital, Pune. 


  • First Rank in Final M.B.B.S - B. J Govt Medical College, Pune 2013
  • First Rank in Surgery in Final M.B.B.S - B. J Govt Medical College, Pune 2013
  •  “Best Outgoing Student of the Year” B.J. B. J Govt Medical College, Pune 2013
  •  “Best Medical Student in the State” award by Shatayushi Medical Foundation 2013
  •  Winner of Trauma Jeopardy at the Austin Critical Care Conference, a Texas state level competition between surgery residency programs, 02/06/2011.
  •  Prof. Brad Aust Travel Fellowship Award by the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. 2010-11.
  •  University Hospital Employee Recognition Silver Award in 2008, by nomination from nursing staff at the University Hospital, San Antonio    


Day: Tue/Thurs/Sat

Timing: 2pm to 4 pm


* Timings are subjected to change in case of emergency & unforeseen situations.