Amal Chandra Kataki, MD


Director, Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute (RCC) & Hony.
Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology at Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute, RCC, Guwahati, Assam

Guwahati, India


Dr. Kataki was borh  in Raha, Nagaon District, Assam (1958). He did his MBBS from Assam Medical College (1981) securing 3rd position in the Dibrugarh University ; MD (O&G) with distinction – Assam Medical College (1987) . Post Graduate Fellowship in gynecologic oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai (1987-88). Dr kataki is recipient of :

  • UICC ICRETT Fellowship (1996 at Mayo Clinic, USA)

  • Recipient of UICC ICRETT Fellowship (2002 at Hammersmith Hospital, London)

  • Recipient of Young Investigators Award at Bangkok (1998)

  • Trained in Gynaecologic Oncology at Bartholomew Hospital (London), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (New York), MD Anderson Cancer Centre (Huston), USA

  • Member of the Steering committee of NCRP (ICMR).

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee, National Institute for Disease Informatics and Research, Bangalore

  • Member of the Standing Committee of Radiotherapy Development Programme in India

  • Member of Project Review Committee, ICMRMember of Project Review Committee, DBT, Ministry of Science & Technology, GoI.

  • Member, State Innovation Council, Govt. of Assam

  • Chairman, Institute Human Ethics Committee, IIT, Guwahati

  • Chairman, Institute Human Ethics Committee, IASST, Guwahati

  • Member of the Peer Review Committee of Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of India & Indian Journal for Medical Research, Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Barpeta

  • Member of the Research Area Panel on Cancer, NCDIR, Bangalore

  • Member of the Advisory Working Group for NCD, Govt. of India

  • Technical Expert, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India

  • Member of the Selection Committee for selection of Director, KMIO, Bangalore

  • Adviser, The Cachar Cancer Hospital Society, Silchar

  • Member, CII North East Committee on Healthcare

  • Ph.D guide, Srimanta Sankardeva University of Health Sciences, Assam & Gauhati University & down town University, Assam

  • Scientific publication : Total – 147, International – 97, National – 39, Regional – 11

  • GLP Award for Excellence in Medicine, 2009

  • ERDF Award for Excellency in Medicine (awarded by Governor of Assam) – 2010

  • Award for Excellence in Medicine by Hayat Hospital, Guwahati, February 2013

  • Felicitation for Excellence in Medicine during Silver Jubilee Celebration of Matri Mandir, Guwahati, October 2014

  • Selected as one of the 40 prominent personalities in the State of Assam for the year 2014 by TV News Channel Dy365

Hobbies: Walking, meditation, Yoga, swimming, reading, traveling, cricket , music . Family : Wife – Dr Kalpana Sharma, Prof. & Head , ENT, Tezpur Medical College; Son – Dr. Kaushik J. Kataki; Daughter – Meghma.

Mission statement and collaboration:
Our interest of collaboration will be Prevention & early detection of common cancers of the North East.  IT communication network may also be part of creating massive public awareness for prevention.  IEC material, design and develop accordingly may be shared before it is finalized to make it more appealing in our context.