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4th International Cancer Congress


The 4th International Cancer Congress was conducted at Janakpur on16th april 2022. It is an educational meeting intended to improve the care of cancer patients in South Asia by educating cancer care providers about the latest developments in the field of cancer, and their applications in the local context. This international oncology conference featured renowned faculty from the United States and Nepal.

Professor Yogendra Prasad Singh, HOD of the Department of General Surgery presented on ‘Surgical approach to management of breast cancer’. Systemic therapy in breast cancer – key concepts  was presented by Dr. Siddhartha Yadav.  Dr Rajesh Mandal presented on the Surgical approach to management of colorectal cancer.

Dr. Nirajan Subedi was awarded the Young Scientist Award 2022! He was awarded for his excellent cancer research presentation during 4th International Cancer Congress on April 16, 2022 Janakpur, Nepal.



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Participation in RADCON 2022


The 4th National conference  of the NEPAL RADIOLOGISTS’ ASSOCIATION was held on May 6th & 7th, 2021 at Durbar Hall, Park Village Resort Budhanilkantha, Kathamndu. The theme of  the conference was “Paving the Road Towards Radiology Subspecialty in Nepal”.
There were nearly 300 radiologists and residents to participate in this conference.

Professor Y. P Singh, Head of the Department Chaired the session on Breast Cancer and Imaging. Dr Bikal Ghimire, was invited  as a faculty and presented on the “Surgeon’s
perspective in Gastro-intestinal Imaging”. Dr Pawan Raj Chalise, asssocaite professor at the Department of Urology and Kidney Transplant Surgery presented on Genitourinary Imaging Urologists Perspective.


Dr Suzita Hirachan awarded Praval Jana Sewa Shree!

Government of Nepal honoring Dr Suzita Hirachan with Praval Jana Sewa Shree

On the occasion of the Nepali new year 2079, Dr Suzita Hirachan, faculty of the Department of General Surgery was awarded the Praval Jana Sewa Shree by the Government of Nepal. Right Honourable President Bidya Devi Bhandari  the second President of the Republic of Nepal handed the medal on a ceremony.  Other faculties from the Maharajgunj Medical Campus also received various medallions on the  occasion.

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BTF Humanitarian Award 2020.

Binaytara Foundation is a global cancer non-profit dedicated to improving access to cancer care in the United States and abroad through education and innovative program models that break down barriers and advance best practices in hematology and oncology. The 4th International Cancer Congress, of BTF was held at Janakpurdham, Nepal on 16th APril 2022. Prof Yogendra Prasad Singh, Head of the Department of General Surgery received the BTF Humanitarian Award 2020.




The Department of Surgery was established in 1978. Prof. Anjani Kumar Sharma was responsible for establishment of the department, and was the founder Head of the Department. Prof. Govinda Prasad Sharma followed him and was succeeded by Prof. Bhola Raj Joshi, Prof. Mahesh Khakural, Prof. Prakash Sayami, Prof. Pradeep Vaidya. Currently Prof. Yogendra Prasad Singh is the head of Department.

In 1992, Postgraduate Medical Education Co-ordination Committee (PGMECC) was formed in coordination with Bir Hospital. MS General Surgery was started as a postgraduate course with four students enrolled in the first batch. From 2004 IOM and NAMS (academic wing of Bir Hospital) are running their own PG program separately. Both programs accept foreign nationals also who are mainly from India, Maldives and Bangladesh.

In 2008, MCh program was started in Surgical Gastroentorology, Urology, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery. However, MCh in Plastic Surgery was started in 2010.

The Department of Surgery is located on the first floor at Annex I of the new building of TU Teaching Hospital. Since 2010, Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery functions as a separate department in Manmohan Cardio-thoracic Vascular and Transplant Center. On 22nd June 2016, Department of General and GI surgery, Department of Urosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Plastic surgery started functioning as separate departments.

As of 2022, the Department General surgery has two professors, three Associate Professors, three lecturers and two teaching assistants.