Dr. Ghatage, Prafull

Prafull Ghatage, MD, FRCSC

Positions

Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Member

Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Office: 403.521.3721

Administrative Assistant

Natalie Moore
Email: natalie.moore@ahs.ca

Telephone: 403.521.3721

Background

Educational Background

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery National University of Ireland, 1981

B.S. Biochemistry, University of Wales, 1975

Biography

Dr. Prafull Ghatage is the Residency Program Director in Gynecologic Oncology. His major interest is in synoptic operative reports in Gynecologic Oncology, in correlation with survival and patient related outcomes. He is also interested in clinical trials in gynecologic malignancies.

Research

Areas of Research

Area of Focus
  • Preinvasive and invasive tumors of gynecologic origin
Summary of Research

Use of synoptic operative reports has shown that survival is superior in patients undergoing Primary debulking surgery. Additionally, shown that  administering more that six cycles of chemotherapy in primary advanced ovarian cancer does not improve on progression free survival and overall survival.

Awards

  • award, 2015
  • commendation, 2015
  • commendation, 2011

Publications