Head & Neck Surgical Oncology

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Dr. Rajendra B. Metgudmath

Head & Neck Cancer include the cancers of oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, hypopharynx, thyroid gland, salivary gland, nose & paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx, temporal bone, other varities of neck swellings arising from nerves, blood vessels etc. In India the cancers of lip & oral cavity are the most common among males and is the 4th common among females. Majority of the Head & Neck Cancer are caused due to consumption of tobacco and alcohol.

The Head & Neck Surgical Oncology Unit was started at KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC, Belagavi in 2006 by Dr. Rajendra B. Metgudmath who has been trained from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. The unit handles all kinds of cancers arising in the Head & Neck region. The unit is supported by well experienced consultants from departments of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cardiovascular & Neurosurgery. Post surgery adjuvant treatment is provided by Consultants from departments of Medical and Radiation Oncology. Screening camps to detect the disease in early stages & awareness programs regarding head & neck cancers & its prevention are conducted regularly.

  • Comprehensive treatment for Head & Neck Cancers is offered to patients requiring Surgery, Radiotherapy & Chemotherapy.

  • Mandibulectmies
  • Glossectomies
  • Maxillectomies
  • Thyroidectomies
  • Laryngectomies
  • Parotidectomies
  • Parathyroidectomies
  • Submandibular gland excision
  • Neck Dissections
  • Microlaryngeal surgeries
  • Per – Oral wide excisions
  • Excision of carotid body tumour
  • other Parapharyngeal space tumour excision
  • Direct Laryngoscopy & Biopsy


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Dr. Rajendra B. Metgudmath - Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist at KLE Hospital

Dr. Rajendra B. Metgudmath

M.S ( Otorhinolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery)
Consultant & Professor