[Sastha Bangla Desk]
It is hard to believe that one does not know a name during the evolution of modern cancer surgery of India, who has fulfilled numerous pioneer works which have improved the surgical techniques for Head & Neck cancer treatment and contributed in Head & Neck Surgical Oncology until now. This name is Dr. Vikram Kekatpure, Senior Consultant Head & Neck Surgical Oncology, Cytecare Cancer Hospitals, Bangalore – cancer care provider is today ranked topmost among the leading cancer hospitals in India.
Dr. Vikkram Kekatpure A renowned oncologist with over 14 years of experience in clinical care, teaching and research, Dr. Kekatpure specialises in the management of head and neck cancers. Expertise in Oral Cancers, Thyroid Diseases, Laryngeal Cancers, Skull Base Tumours, Microvascular Reconstruction, Advanced Head and Neck Tumours.
Throughout his career, he has been trying to challenge various surgical limitations, and has taken initiatives in developing many procedures and surgical techniques in Head & Neck Surgical Oncology arena. With all the accomplishments, he has published many articles in renowned journals.
Dr. Kekatpure is a member of various medical and scientific societies at national and international levels, including the Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology India (FHNO), Indian Association of Cancer Research, American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), AO foundation, and the Head and Neck Cooperative Oncology Group. He is a recipient of several awards and is credited with an award from the FHNO for his research paper and a Scholar-in-Training award from the AACR.