Jayant Vaidya’s ancestral
home is in Keri, Ponda, Goa. He attended Mushtifund
School, Peoples’s High School, Dhempe College
and Goa Medical College.
His father, Dr Sharad Vaidya, was
a renowned cancer surgeon who built the only cancer
hospital in Goa - sponsored by charity. He was known
for his of tireless campaign to reduce the incidence
of smoking related diseases in Goa and in advocating
stringent laws against tobacco.
The Vaidya family has been practising
medicine for 300 years hence the name Vaidya. Jayant’s
great grand uncle was Dr. Dada Vaidya (road in Panaji
and statue in Ponda in his honour). His mother is
a doctor too who stimulated and encouraged him to
follow a medical career.
Jayant did his postgraduate studies
at Tata Hospital, Bombay, specialising in Cancer
Surgery (surgical Oncology)
For a comprehensive listing of Degrees,
Research, publications etc. see http://www.jayantvaidya.org .
Dr Vaidya can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org