Dr Poonam Joshi

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Dr Poonam Joshi


Head And Neck Oncosurgery

Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai
  • 11 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi
  • 1 Recommendations
  •  TUE, THU, SAT | 11:00 AM-01:45 PM, 01:45 PM-04:00 PM

Awards and Achievements

  • Awarded International fellowship grant by IFHNOS on 12 November 2014 at MSKCC institute. Completed training under Dr Jatin P Shah at MSKCC, USA          
  • Awarded  Best paper award for “comparison of efficacy of levocetrizine, fexofenadine and mometasone furoate vs placebo in patients of allergic rhinitis” for UP state chapter 2008

Research and Publications

  • Sebaceous carcinoma and systemic chemotherapy. Indian J Med Paediatr Onco 2012;33:239-241 Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in advanced Hypopharyngeal carcinoma. Indian J Cancer 2013;50:25-30 Hypopharyngeal Cancers Requiring Reconstruction: A Single Institute Experience. Indian J Otolaryngol Head neck  Surg 2013; 10.1007/s12070-013-0627-9.
  • Thyroid gland involvement in carcinoma of hypopharynx. J Laryngol Otol. 2014 Jan;128(1):64-7. doi:10.1017/S0022215113003277
  • Delay in seeking specialist medical care and advanced oral cavity cancer: experience in a tertiary care centre, India published in Abstracts / Oral Oncology 49 (2013) S4–S79. 
  • Delay in seeking specialist care for oral cancers: Experience from a tertiary care centre. Indian J Cancer. 2014 Apr-Jun;51(2):95-7. doi: 10.4103/0019-509X.137934                                                           
  • Incidence of occult papillary carcinoma of thyroid in Indian population – case series and review of literature. J Cancer Res Ther. 2014 Jul-Sep;10(3):693-5                                                                                
  • Salvage laryngectomy for carcinoma of hypopharynx: Experience of a Tertiary care centre in India. Published in IJC abstract book for ICC 2013,Vol.50, Suppliment 1, S 147                                               
  • Head and Neck Cancers in Developing Countries. Rambam Maimonides Med J 2014;5(2):e0009          
  • Unusual Parapharyngeal space neoplasms. Accepted as letter to editor for publication in Indian Journal of Surgery                                       
  • Harmful effects of Nicotine. Indian J Med Paediatr Onco 2015;36:24-31                                     
  • Prospective study of the pattern of lymphatic metastasis in relation to the submandibular gland in patients with carcinoma of the oral cavity. Head Neck. 2016 Nov;38(11):1703-1707                                  
  • Comparison of postoperative complications in advanced head and neck cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery versus surgery alone. Indian J Med Paediatr Onco 2015;36:249-254                                                                                                    
  • Role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced carcinoma of the hypopharynx and larynx. South Asian J Cancer 2017;6:15-9                     
  • Pitfall of Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography in assessing Metastasis in a Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer. Int J Head Neck Surg [Page: 14-16] DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1210                                                                                                                         
  • Partial Bipaddling of PMMC Flap in Full Thickness Cheek defects involving Lip Commissure: A Novel Technique. Int J Head Neck Surg 2013;4(3):113-114.



Work Experience

  • Senior registrar, Head and Neck surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai       
  • Lecturer, Head and Neck surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai       
  • Assistant Professor, AIIMS Rishikesh

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Member of Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO)                                                                         
  • Member of USAOI (Uttrakhand state association of Otolaryngologists of India)    

Medical Council Registration

MMC- 2009/07/2812

Special Interests

  • Oral cancer Screening,Tobacco cessation counselling  

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