Head & Neck Oncology in Hyderabad

Dr Umanath Nayak Karopadi

MBBS; MS (General Surgery); Fellowship in Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery

Work Experience

27 yrs+

Registration No

AP78946

Language

English, हिंदी, ಕನ್ನಡ, తెలుగు

Location

Apollo Health City Jubilee Hills

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

  • ORAL CANCER
  • THYROID & POSTLARYGECTOMY VOICE REHAB 

Work Experience

  • REGISTRAR IN SURGICAL ONCOLOGY; CANCER INSTITUTE(WIA) MADRAS, INDIA 16MAR 1989-26 AUG 1989 
  • RESIDENT IN SURGICAL ONCOLOGY( KIDWAI MEMORIAL INSTITUE ONCOLOGY BANGLORE) SEPT 20 1989- 4 Mar 1990
  • Lecturer in head & neck surgery( KIDWAI MEMORIAL INSTITUE ONCOLOGY BANGALORE) 5 mar 1990- 20 nov 1992 
  • Fellow in head & neck oncology & skull base surgery( university of california , Davis medical centre, Sacramento,  CA ,USA 30 NOV 1992- 30 JUNE 1994 
  • CLINICAL OBSERVER IN HEAD & NECK; MEMORIAL SLOAN- KETTERING CANCER CENTRE( NEW YORK, USA) JULY 1994 
  • CONSULTANT HEAD & NECK SURGEON; APOLLO HOSPITAL HYD INDIA 1994 OCT ONWARDS 
  • UICC; NETHERLANDS CANCER INSTITUTE AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS 28FEB 1999- 28MAR 1999
  • Working in Apollo Hospitals since last Assignment

Awards and Achievements

  • Khandelwal Junior Oncologist Award for Scientific excellence, Indian Society of Oncology, 1992, Madras, India
  • Outstanding Achievement Award – Apollo Hospitals, 1997
  • UICC Fellowship Award – 1998- for project “Post Laryngectomy Speech Rehabilitation using the Provox Voice Prosthesis” at The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • S.L. Jaiswal Best Video Award – Association of Otolaryngologist’s of India, National Conference 2002
  • UICC Fellowship award- 2008-for project “Speech & Swallowing Rehabilitation after Head & Neck Cancer Treatment, St. George’s Hospital, London
  • Started Head & Neck Fellowship program at Apollo Hospitals, 2013

Research and Publications

  • Shenoy A.M., Hasan S., Nayak U.K. et al (1992), Radio – recurrent Laryngeal cancers – role of Salvage Laryngectomy, Pakistan Journal of Otolaryngology 8:63-65.
  • Shenoy A.M., Hasan S., Nayak U.K., et al (1992) Neck metastasis from an occult primary – The Kidwai Experience. Indian Journal of Cancer 29:203-209.
  • Shenoy A.M., Nanjundappa, Nayak U.K. et al (1993) Scalp flap – a utility and reconstructive option For head & neck surgeons. The Journal of Laryngology and Otology 107: 324-328.
  • Kumari P., Augustus M., Nayak U.K., et al. (1995) Cytogenetic and viral studies in undifferentiated Nasopharyngeal carcinomas in patients of Indian origin. Indian Journal of Cancer.
  • Nayak U.K., Donald P.J. and Stevens D. (1995) Carotid resection for invasion of malignant tumours. Archives of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 121:1029-1033.
  • Nayak U.K., Chowdary S., Sainadh B.S.S. et al (1997). Glomus Intravagale tumour A case report.Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery 49:2:136-138.
  • Nayak U.K., Reddy B.S., Chowdary S., (1999) Carotid artery resection and vein grafting for Malignancy. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery 51:4:72-75.
  • Nayak U.K., (2001) Provox voice prosthesis – The Indian experience. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology And Head & Neck Surgery 53:1:73-75.
  • Nayak U.K. (2003) “Surgical management of some unusual parapharyngeal space tumours”Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery.
  • Nayak U.K., Swain B., (2004) Myocutaneous v/s microvascular free flaps in oral cavity reconstruction.A comparative study. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery 56:2:96-98.
  • Nayak U.K., (2005) Head & Neck Cancer in India. Feature article, ENT News 14:3 July/August; 74-75
  • Umanath K. Nayak (2011) “Tracheo-oesophageal voice prosthesis – A revolution in post laryngectomy voice rehabilitation” Feature article inMedical equipment & Automation, Vol 5; No. 1, Nov-Dec 48-54.
  • Sekhar S, Nayak UK, Suhasini D, Rahul B, Mehrotra R. (2015) Parathyroid Hormone as a Marker for Predicting the Severity of HypocalcaemiaFollowing Parathyroidectomy. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg Dec;67(4) 407-11
  • Somdipto Das, Umanath K. Nayak, Rahul Buggavetti, Shobana Sekhar (2016) Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Accessory Parotid Gland: A Case Report Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Volume 74, Issue 5, p869-1100
  • Shobana Sekhar, M. Vamshi Krishna, Umanath K Nayak, Chinnababu Sunkavalli, Arsheed Hakeem, Kausik Bhattacharya, Nandita Sesikeran (2016) 3 Drug Oral Metronomic Chemotherapy in Advanced Recurrent and Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma South Asian J Cancer. Apr-Jun

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  • Indian Society of Oncology
  • Founder President, Life Line Association of Blood Donors
  • International Union Against Cancer
  • Founder President, Laryngectomee Club, Apollo Hospital

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