Dr. Ashok Uttamchandani

Physician, Oncology, Medicine
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Dr. Ashok Uttamchandani, M.D., is an oncology specialist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With 43 years of extensive oncology expertise, he has passionately cared for cancer patients, specializing in thyroid, breast, colorectal, pancreatic, stomach, gallbladder, lung, and genitourinary cancers, as well as sarcomas. Dr. Uttamchandani’s comprehensive approach encompasses medical oncology, lung cancer, thyroid cancer, palliative care, and tumor biology. His professional journey includes pivotal roles at SSMC, Mafraq Hospital, and SBRST Hospital in Ajmer, India. Dr. Uttamchandani holds licenses from the Department of Health (DOH) in Abu Dhabi and certifications in palliative care from the University of Colorado, lung cancer from the University of Michigan, and tumor biology from John Hopkins University. A member of esteemed organizations such as the Emirates Medical Association (EMA), Emirates Oncology Society (EOS), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), Dr. Uttamchandani’s accolades include recognition as an outstanding oncology physician and service as the medical director for inpatient hematology and oncology.

Doctor can help with

  • Medical oncology
  • Lung cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Palliative care
  • Tumor biology
  • Prostate cancer
  • Breast cancer


  • Member - Emirates Medical Association (EMA), UAE
  • Member - Emirates Oncology Society (EOS), UAE
  • Member - American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), USA
  • Member - European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), Switzerland

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Department of Health (DOH), UAE
  • Licensed, Palliative Care, University of Colorado, USA
  • Licensed, Lung Cancer, University of Michigan, USA

Training and work experience

  • Physician, Oncology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Oncologist

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Medical Officer

    SBRST Hospital, Ajmer, India


  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

  • Palliative Care

    University of Colorado, USA
  • Lung Cancer

    University of Michigan, USA
  • Tumor Biology

    John Hopkins University
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