Dr. Kaustubh Patel is a Senior Consultant, Head & Neck Surgical Oncology, at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad. After completing M.B.B.S. he did M.S. (General Surgery) in 1988, from a reputed institute in Ahmedabad. He further continued his training, in the same institute, for M.Ch. degree in Surgical Oncology. Thereafter, he underwent advanced training in Head & Neck Oncology under ISHNO ( Indian Society of Head & Neck Oncology ) Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York, U.S.A. in 1992-93. He has also been trained at Free University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, University of Brescia & University of Pisa, Italy & University of Pennsylvania (Robotic Head & Neck Surgery), USA. His areas of expertise are Thyroid-Parathyroid-Salivary Gland surgeries and Organ preserving surgeries for Mandible (Jaw) & Larynx (Voice Box), including TOLS (Trans Oral Laser Surgery) in complex situations. He has special interest in surgeries for Recurrent Head & Neck Cancers & second malignancies. Dr. Patel has won many Best presentation & Best paper awards at conferences, including UICC. He has publications in National & International Journals and is regularly invited to National & International Conferences as speaker as well as panelist for symposia. He is the Founder Secretory of G-SHNO (Gujarat Society of Head & Neck Oncology) and Executive Committee member of FHNO (Foundation of Head & Neck Oncology).