Head & Neck Oncology in Hyderabad

Dr Rahul Buggaveeti

MS(ENT), MCh(Head and neck surgical oncology), Robotic Head & Neck surgeon(Yonsie,Korea),Rhinologist(singapore),Laser Voice surgeon

Work Experience

11 yrs+

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English, हिंदी, తెలుగు


Apollo Health City Jubilee Hills

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

  • Thyroid cancer and benign tumor
  • Salivary gland cancers and benign tumors
  • Oral cancer
  • Throat cancer
  • Sinus cancer
  • LASER surgery
  • Neck swellings (para pharyngeal tumors, lymph nodes)
  • Robotic Head & Neck Surgery

Reconstructive work     

  • Microvascular free flap reconstruction
  • Facial reanimation(for facial nerve paralysis)

Work Experience

  • Sr. Resident, Government ENT Hospital, Koti, Hyderabad (Jan 2009 - Oct 2009)
  • Registrar in Department of Head & Neck Oncology, Apollo Cancer Hospital,(2009-2010)
  • Fellow, Head and Neck Oncology,at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru (Jan 2010 - Jun 20011)
  • Fellowship in Head and Neck surgery at Amrita Institute of medical Sciences Kochi(2011-2014)
  • Presently Working as Consultant head & neck surgical oncologist Apollo Health City, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad (Jan 2011 -till date)

Research and Publications

Papers and Posters Presented in various conferences:

  • Prior chemo radiotherapy and pathological perineural invasion predict the survival outcome of savage surgery in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma 
  • Parathyroid Hormone as a marker for predicting the severity of hypocalcaemia following parathyroidectomy.
  • Challenges in the reconstruction of bilateral maxillectomy defects
  • Pneumosinus dilatans helping subcranial research in a Patient and advanced Ethmoid Malignancy

Poster Presentation:

  • Predidctors of morbidity and survival curves in salvage surgery of head and neck at FHNO-ahmedabad 2012 october.
  • Significance of MRND to reduce recurrence in level 11b at IFHNOS 2011 at Goa 2011.

Trials Associated: Publications:

  • Associated with study of utility of Raman spectroscopy as diagnostic tool in head and neck cancers.
  • Multikine trial in head and neck.Ongoing invited to multiple zconferences and workshops as faculty.
  • Parathyroid Hormone as a Marker for Predicting the Severity of Hypocalcaemia Following Parathyroidectomy. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Dec;67(4):407-11. doi: 10.1007/s12070-015-0902-z. Epub 2015 Sep 18.
  • Pneumosinus Dilatans Helping Subcranial Resection in a Patient with Advanced Ethmoid Malignancy. Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2015 Sep;8(3):218-20. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-139373
  • Challenges in the reconstruction of bilateral maxillectomy defects.J Oral Maxillofac Surg.2015 Feb;73(2):349-56.doi:10.1016/j.joms.2014.08.036

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Foundation of Head & Neck Oncology, Bangalore
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