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Dr. Amit Dhawan

Dr. Amit Dhawan

Head & Neck Oncosurgeon, Amritsar

Dr. Amit Dhawan is a Dentist,Oral And MaxilloFacial Surgeon and Implantologist in Amritsar, Amritsar and has an experience of 14 years in these fields. Dr. Amit Dhawan practices at Dr Dhawan's Nu-Face Dental Implants and Facial Surgery Centre in Amritsar, Amritsar. He completed BDS from Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical & Health Sciences in 2003 and MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from Government Dental College, Bangalore in 2007.

He is a member of Indian Dental Association,Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India (AOMSI),Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO),AOCMF and International Association Of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery,Dental Braces,Crowns and Bridges Fixing,Dental Implant Fixing and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders Treatment etc

Dr. Girish Rao

Dr. Girish Rao

Head & Neck Oncosurgeon ,Banglore

Dr Girish Rao did his under-graduation at Govt. Dental College Bangalore. He secured 1st Rank in all four years in Bangalore University and obtained 2 Gold Medals. He then joined post-graduation in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery at the Govt. Dental College, Madras through all India quota having secured 5th Rank. After completion of his post-graduation he worked in Kidwai to gain experience in oral cancer.

He then moved to UK and obtained 2 fellowships from the Royal Colleges of England and Ireland. He gained experience in all aspects of faciomaxillary surgery and worked as the Senior Registrar at the prestigious St.Barts and Royal London Hospital which is the oldest hospital in the world.

He returned back to India in 1999 and has been working as Professor and HOD, Dept. of Maxillofacial Surgery, RV Dental College. He is also Consultant in Faciomaxillary surgery various hospitals in Bangalore like Sagar Apollo, NIMHANS, Bangalore Institute of Oncology, Apollo Hospital, Ramakrishna hospital etc. He has special interest in Cleft lip and palate surgery, correction of facial deformities, mouth cancer, facial trauma and implants.

He has published several papers in International journals and has been invited as keynote speaker in several national and international conferences.

Dr. Preeti Jaino

Dr. Preeti Jaino

Head & Neck Oncosurgeon, Jabalpur

Dr. Preeti Jain is a highly trained and highly acclaimed surgical oncologist with 14 years of experience and standing in surgical oncology. She is one of the rare Surgical Oncologists in the country who after developing expertise in cancer extirpative and routine reconstructive surgery, also mastered skills in micro-vascular free flap reconstructions for cancer resections.

Dr. Preeti has extensive experience and expertise in:

Head & Neck Cancer Surgery: Composite resections with flap reconstructions

Micro vascular reconstructions for all cancer resections

Thyroid surgery, Salivary gland tumors, laryngectomy, laryngo pharyngectomy with reconstructions, Laser surgery for oral cancers and pre malignant lesions.

Thyroid surgery, Salivary gland tumors, laryngectomy, laryngo pharyngectomy with reconstructions, Laser surgery for oral cancers and pre malignant lesions.

Breast Surgery: Mastectomy, breast conservation surgery and breast reconstructions

All major Gastro intestinal cancer surgeries, Esophageal resections, Surgery for cancers of the gall bladder & biliary tract

Gynaecological cancers:Radical Surgeries for cancers of the cervix, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer, vulval cancers.

Proficient in performing all types of rigid and flexible endoscopies- direct laryngo pharyngoscopy, upper GI endoscopy, colonoscopy, colposcopy. Endoscopic procedures like balloon dilatations and esophageal stent placement.

Dr. Rahul Thakkur

Dr. Rahul Thakkur

Head & Neck Oncosurgeon, Vadodara

Dr. Rahul K. Thakkur is the one of the most respected Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Western India. Dr. Thakkur has the reputation of being an extremely artistic, innovative and dexterous surgeon and has been trained at the best centers of the country with stalwarts in Maxillofacial, Plastic Surgery and Head Neck oncology. He has done postgraduation from Bapuji Dental College & Hospitals (Davangere).

He later did exhaustive further training in Head Neck Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from Tata Memorial Hospital and KEM hospital, Mumbai. Dr. Thakkur is also an enthusiastic teacher and is the Head of Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at M P Dental College & Hospitals, Vadodara. Dr Thakkur is a master craftsman and is known for precise diagnosis and an honest ethical practice.

Dr. Rahul Thakkur has been an invited speaker at numerous state and national conferences in the fields of Maxillofacial surgery, ENT and Head Neck Oncology. His practice encompasses the entire spectrum of Oral Maxillofacial Plastic Surgery and Head Neck Oncology with an extremely high rate of success and patient satisfaction.

Dr. Shakti Singh Deora

Dr. Shakti Singh Deora

Head & Neck Oncosurgeon, Ahmedabad

Global online International Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (MSKCC) and International Federation Head & Neck Oncology (IFHNOS)

Fellowship Head and Neck Oncology Mahavir Cancer Santhan and Research Centre (M M H A P University, Patna)

MDS- Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery VS Dental & Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences ( Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences, Bangalore)

BDS - Bachelor Dental Surgery Dayanand Sagar Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Centre ( Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences, Bangalore)

Dr. Bajarang Prasad

Dr. Bajarang Prasad

Head & Neck Oncosurgeon, Nepal

GOLF Fellowship in Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology (2 yrs) IFHNOS & MSKCC, USA

CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP (HEAD & NECK SURGICAL ONCOLOGY AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY (1 Yr) HCG CANCER CENTER AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT, INDIA

HCG CANCER CENTER, AASTHA ONCOLOGICAL ASSOCIATE, INDIA 2017

Master of Surgery(MS) in (Otolaryngology and head & neck surgery) (3 yrs)

B.P. KOIRALA INSTITUTE OF HEALTH SCIENCES (B.P.K.I.H.S.), NEPAL B.P.K.I.H.S. NEPAL

Dr. Deepak Khanna

Dr. Deepak Khanna

Head & Neck Oncosurgeon, Mumbai

Dr. Deepak Khanna is a Oral And MaxilloFacial Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist in Byculla, Mumbai and has an experience of 8 years in these fields. Dr. Deepak Khanna practices at Masina Hospital in Byculla, Mumbai and D Y Patil Healthcare in Nerul, Navi Mumbai. He completed MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from MGM INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES MUMBAI in 2013,Fellowship in Head & Neck Oncology Surgery from Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai in 2015 and BDS from Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College Hospital, Pune in 2005.

Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery,Oral Cancer Treatment,Facial Aesthetic Surgery,Tumors And Cysts and Reconstructive, Microvascular Surgery etc

Dr. Girish Shetkar

Dr. Girish Shetkar

Head & Neck Oncosurgeon, Banglore

Dr. Girish Shetkar’s is a consultant at Cytecare Cancer Hospital and his practice is exclusively dedicated to the field of Head & Neck Surgical Oncology and Reconstruction for the last 8 years. He has several Scientific Paper & Poster presentations at various State, National & International Conferences. He has previously worked at Mazumdar-Shaw Cancer Center & Narayana Multispecialty Hospital at Bangalore and Ahmedabad. He has also been a guest speaker, expert panelist, chairperson and judge at several State, National & International Conferences.

Dr. Shetkar is also the Founder Honorary Treasurer of the Karnataka State Chapter of Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India.

Dr.Sandhya Gokavarapu

Dr.Sandhya Gokavarapu

Head & Neck Oncosurgeon, Hyderabad

Fellow: (December 2015- December 2016): Maxillofacial Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery- Ninth People’s Hospital School of Medicine affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine.

Fellow: Head and Neck oncology and Micro-vascular Reconstructive surgery; (Accreditation: IAOMS- International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons)

Fellow- International Federation of Head Neck Oncologists and Surgeons- IFHNOS 2017(MSK-USA).

MDS (May 2008-May 2011) Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS).

Government Dental College and Hospital (attached to Osmania General Hospital), Hyderabad affiliated to NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada (NTRUHS).

BDS (2001-2006) Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Dr.Annu Singh

Dr.Annu Singh

Dental Oncologist,Tata Medical Center,Kolkata

I have completed my Bachelors in Dental Surgery from RV Dental College Bangalore in 2007 and worked as a General Dental Practitioner at multispeciality hospitals in Bangalore before joining Tata Medical Center in 2011. Since its inception, i have been passionately involved in my role as a Dental Oncologist which has been dedicated to deliver standard quality of dental treatment to pediatric and adult cancer patients, treating various oral manifestations arising as a sequelae of cancer therapy and rehabilitating maxillofacial defects of oral cancer patients. To further enhance my clinical experience in Dental Oncology, I am currently pursuing a Research Fellowship program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York