Dr. Daxesh Patel

Dr. Daxesh Patel

QualificationMBBS, MS (ENT), MCh (Head & Neck Surgery and Reconstruction)

Specialities Surgical Oncology

Locations HCG Cancer Center - Ahmedabad
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Dr. Daxesh Patel is an expert in the surgical management of head and neck cancers, with extensive experience in performing minimally invasive surgeries, such as robotic surgeries. He has received fellowship training in surgical oncology from The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Ahmedabad and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, USA. He has also received training in robotic surgery from a reputed institute in Seoul, South Korea. He is passionate about providing comprehensive care to his patients and adopts a holistic approach to the treatment of head and neck cancers.

Area of Expertise

  • Dr. Daxesh Patel is a highly experienced head and neck cancer surgeon practising at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad.
  • His expertise lies in the surgical management of head and neck cancers.            
  • He is experienced in performing minimally invasive surgeries, namely robotic surgeries.
  • Dr. Daxesh has a special interest in treating cancers involving the base of the skull, tobacco-induced oral cavity and laryngeal cancers, minimally invasive laryngeal surgery through LASER etc. 
  • He is also keen on rehabilitating patients after cancer ablative surgery, through plastic & reconstructive surgery and speech and swallowing therapy and voice restoration after laryngectomy.  

Research & Publications

  • Use of 90° Hopkin's Telescopic Examination as an OPD Tool to Clinically Evaluate and Record Oral Cavity Lesions: Our Experience in Early Detection, Especially in Patients with Limited Mouth Opening. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR. 2015 Jun;9(6): XC01-XC04.
  • Efficacy of Single Transverse Neck Incision for Modified Radical Neck Dissection. Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery. 2020 Sep;19(3):342-346.
  • Clinical assessment scoring system for tracheostomy (CASST) criterion: Objective criteria to predict pre-operatively the need for a tracheostomy in head and neck malignancies.
  • Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery: Official Publication of the European Association for Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery. 2016 Sep;44(9):1310-1313.              
  • Use of Polymethyl Methacrylate-Based Cement for Cosmetic Correction of Donor-Site Defect following Transposition of Temporalis Myofascial Flap and Evaluation of Results after Adjuvant Radiotherapy. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.2015 Nov;31(9):668-673.
  • Tobacco smoke-induced immunologic changes may contribute to oral carcinogenesis. J Investig Med. 2014 Feb;62(2):316-23.  
  • Morbidity Profile and Functional Outcome of Modified Facial Translocation Approaches for Skull Base Tumors. Skull Base. 2011 Jul;21(4):255-60.              
  • Transmandibular approach for excision of maxillary sinus tumors extending to pterygopalatine and infratemporal fossae. Oral Oncol. 2009 Aug;45(8):720-6. 
  • Stomaplasty – anterior advancement flap and lateral splaying of trachea, a simple and effective technique. J Postgrad Med, Volume 54, Issue 1, January-March 2008, Page 21-24.              
  • Reconstruction of the laryngopharynx. Indian J Plast Surg 2007;40:44-51.              
  • Proliferative fasciitis of Nose. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Vol 56, No.1, January-March 2004. Page 63-64.   

Medical Breakthrough

  • Dr. Daxesh has been invited as a speaker and as a panellist at various conferences.  

Awards & Accolades

  • Dr. Daxesh completed his fellowship training in surgical oncology from The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Ahmedabad.
  • He has also received his fellowship training from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA. 
  • Dr. Daxesh has received training in robotic surgery from a reputed institute in Seoul, South Korea.  

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