Dr J S Virk is one of the finest and most extensively trained orthopaedic cancer surgeon or in simple language a bone cancer and bone tumour surgeon in Punjab, India. Dr Virk is associated with Paras Hospital, Panchkula, Punjab as Bone Cancer Surgeon. Dr J S Virk is having experience in managing and performing surgery for the patients suffering with bone tumours. His expertise lies in treatment of both cancerous and non cancerous bone tumours with equal competence. Orthopaedic Onclogy or Orthopaedic Cancer is a very special and focussed surgical branch where doctor after completing post graduation in orthopaedics goes for special course in treatment of bone tumours and cancers.
Dr J S Virk is a graduate and post graduate from Governement Medical College, Chandigarh, Punjab. After completing his masters in orthoapedics Dr Virk went on to do his super specialization in Orthopaedic or Bone Cancer Surgery from Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi, India. Inorder to hone his skills in reconstruction surgeries, which is an integral part of bone cancer treatment, he went on to do a fellowship in orthopaedic reconstruction surgery from Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.
Dr J S Virk has been associated with some of the top and best hospitals in India. Currently he is working with Paras Hospital, Panchkula, Punjab, India. Before joining Paras Hospital, Punjab he was associated with Rajeev Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi and Tata Memorial Hospital and Cancer Centre, Mumbai, India. Apart from Paras Hospital Punjab Dr Virk is visiting consultant to many hospitals in Delhi, Haryana and Western UP.
Most of the orthopaedic surgeons would be interested in performing joint replacement surgeries but Dr Virk's interest lies in bone cancer surgeries, bone tumour surgeries, soft tissue sarcoma and most importantly in limb salvage surgeries. Dr Virk has pioneered the usage of ECRT (Extra Corporeal Radiation Therapy) for bone cancer patients in Punjab, India. In this process affected bone is removed and sent for high dose radiation to kill cancer cells and after radiation it is again fixed back. Similarly he is very successful in using liquid nitrogen for cryo surgery which is another boon for bone cancer patients. Apart from cancer surgeries Dr Virk is also an expert in performing limb salvage and reconstruction surgery for bone cancer patients. He has attended many national and international conferences both as speaker and delegate. Dr J S Virk is also author to many national and international publication on treatment of Bone Cancer and limb salvage surgery.
Dr. JS Virk is one of the few Orthopaedic Onco Surgeons in India. After specializing in Orthopaedics, Dr Virk has done fellowships in Onco Surgery from Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi and in Reconstructive Surgery from Singapore General Hospital.
Dr. Virk has specialized in Limb Salvage Surgery for Bone Cancer Patients. Dr. JS Virk is currently working as Bone Cancer Surgeon at Paras Cancer Institute, Panchkula, Punjab. Dr Virk is a member of the Cancer Team which includes Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Nuclear Medicine Physicians and Surgical Oncologists. Paras Cancer Institute has the most advanced facilities in the form of Linear Accelerator, Fully equipped Modular Operation Theatres, Cryotherapy and Chemotherapy.
Bone Cancer is a rare form of cancer but so are the bone cancer specialists. Very few orthopaedic surgeons choose to go in the field of Ortho Onco Surgery. Dr. JS Virk is of the few Ortho Onco Surgeons in India.
Lots of patients who are suspected to have any form of cancer are kept hanging in suspense due to the delays in testing and receiving the reports of the tests. This causes inexcusable delay in the commencement of the treatment.