Noted Cancer surgeon Dr. Sandeep Madhwapathy no more



Oncologist Dr. Sandeep Madhwapathy(54) founder of Belgaum Cancer hospital passed away this morning due to a massive cardiac arrest at his home-gym in Shivabasavanagar. He is survived bymother Kumudini Madhwapathy, wife Madhuri, a son and a daughter.


Dr. Sandeep was a student of St.Pauls High School, Belgaum. He completed his PUC at G.S.Sc. College and his Medical Degree at KMC, Hubli. 


Belgaum Cancer Hospital is the first of its kind in the whole world. It is the first Cancer Hospital that has been set up by a single person with such a vast multitude of services under one roof.

Read his interview we did earlier – Belgaum Cancer Hospital-The First of its Kind


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  1. No words are enough to describe this great loss. A down to earth and humble soul…a brilliant surgeon…a role model and a inspiration to a multitude of people. May God give his family to bear this untimely loss. RIP Sandeep.Will miss you.

  2. i was socked when come to know about this news..he was a great man in his principal and ideology .i got an opportunity to work with him in his hospital as a consultant radiation oncologist in 2008-09.may god give strength to his wife and family to bear this loss..and to complete his future dream.

  3. Extremely disturbed and shocked to hear the news of the untimely passing away of our dear Dr Sandeep no words to express i am speechless all i can say is that we have lost a noble soul RIP Dr Sandeep….

  4. Shocking! A down to earth person with a big heart! He once told me what to do to gain respect of your peers. Will never forget his advice!

  5. What a terrible news! I met him about two month ago with my son to seek his guidance for my son who is a surgeon oncologist.This is a personal loss of a good friend.may his soul rest in peace. My sincere and heartfelt condolence to his family.

  6. very very sad happened today with my boss a great personality and achiever is no more.

  7. Terrible shock. A very dear friend since childhood. will miss his presence dearly. may his soul rest in peace n may god give the family strength to overcome his absence

  8. I was shocked to hear about Dr. Sandeep who was my junior in KMC Medical College and also my mother’s oncologist. A wonderful person, a good friend and a great doctor- generous and large hearted- A great loss for Belgaum and for Humanity. My heartfelt sympathies to his family. May his soul rest in peace.


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