Surgical Oncology – Head & Neck

Dr. Akshay Shivappa Kudpaje

Dr. Akshay Shivappa Kudpaje

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Dr Akshay Kudpaje is a ENT trained, Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist with special interest in Trans-oral laser microsurgery & Reconstructive surgeries of Head & Neck region. He has about 7 years of experience in treating cancers of the Head & Neck. He is involved in the evaluation and Surgical management of the cancers that affect the mouth, throat, nose, paranasal sinuses, voice box, salivary glands, thyroid and lesions in scalp, face and neck.

Dr Kudpaje is trained in Head & Neck cancer management in the finest centres in India & Australia. His advanced training included Reconstruction of Head and Neck, Trans-oral Laser microsurgery and other Minimally invasive procedures. His focus also includes rehabilitation of patients, to help them cope up with the functional problems of speech & swallowing post treatment.

Dr Kudpaje along with his clinical commitments is actively involved in research related activities. He is presented in various National & International Scientific Meetings. He has published about 10 articles in National & International Journals and Co authored about 8 chapters in a text book. He was awarded for best paper presentation in State & National Otolaryngology Annual meetings.

Dr Kudpaje is proud to be part of the dedicated team at MVR Cancer centre & Research Institute, in delivering state of art care for the patients who come to seek advice and treatment.

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  • Work experience
  • Education
  • Awards & Honours
  • Fellow (Head & Neck Surgical Oncology) – Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore (2010-2012)

  • MCh (Head & Neck Surgical Oncology) – Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi (2012-2015)

  • ASOHNS Fellow (Head & Neck Surgery) – Westmead & Auburn Hospitals, Sydney, Australia (2015-2016)

  • VMO (Head & Neck Surgery) – Westmead Private hospital, Chris O’Brein Lifehouse hospital, Macquarie University Hospital, Sydney, Australia (2015-2016)

  • MBBS – JSS Medical College, Mysore (2000-2006)

  • MS (ENT) – N.S.C.B Medical College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (2007-2010)

  • Dr M A Gopalakrishna Gold medal Best Consultant paper: Adequate parotidectomy is effective in early stage parotid tumors- KENTCON 2012. XI Annual conference of AOI, Kerala. 22-23 Sep 2012
  • P. A .Shah Junior Consultant Award (Second place): Oncologic efficacy of early stage parotid tumors- AOICON 2013. National Conference 3-6 Jan 2013.
  • Awarded International Travel Support from Department of Science and Technology, India for attending 4th World Congress of the International Academy of Oral Oncology 2013.
  • Awarded ASOHNS- Head & Neck Fellow at Westmead Hospital, Sydney under supervision of Prof. Carsten Palme in Sydney, Australia.

The MVRCCRI, set up by the Care Foundation initiated by Calicut City Service Cooperative Bank, is situated on 17 acre property at Vellalaserri in Kozhikode district with 300 bed strength spread over six lakhs square feet area. The Centre is named after the late CMP leader M. V. Raghavan. Inaugurated on January 17 2017, both the OP and IP departments are functional from January 18 2017. The Hospital established at a cost of INR 350 Crore has spent INR 150 crore for acquiring the latest Equipment.

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