Dr. Dushyant Mandlik

Dr. Dushyant Mandlik

Dr. Dushyant Mandlik

QualificationMS, FUICC (Geneva), FGOLF (MSKCC USA)

Specialities Head And Neck Oncology

Locations HCG Astha Cancer Centre - Ahmedabad
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Dr. Dushyant Mandalik is a highly experienced surgeon and an expert in the surgical management of benign and malignant tumours in the head and neck region. He is well-versed in performing minimally invasive robotic surgeries and has special interests in oral cavity surgery and reconstructive surgeries following head and neck cancer surgeries. His treatment approach is focused on minimally invasive procedures, innovative resection and reconstruction techniques and functional rehabilitation of patients.

Area of Expertise

  • Dr. Dushyant’s expertise lies in the surgical management of benign and malignant tumours in the head and neck region, including tumours of the mouth, pharynx (throat), larynx (voice box), sinuses, salivary glands and thyroid and parathyroid glands. 
  • He is experienced in performing minimally invasive surgeries, namely robotic surgeries.            
  • Dr. Mandlik’s special interests are in the oral cavity surgery and reconstructive surgeries following head and neck cancer surgeries, which is essential not only for cosmesis but also for functional rehabilitation of patients. He has developed innovative resection and reconstruction procedures, such as temporoplasty.              
  • Dr. Mandlik has handled more than 3000 cases so far. 

Research & Publications

  • Bilateral Synchronous Male Breast Cancer, Case report publication, Mammology, Vol 4, Issue 1, 2008, pg. 39-41.              
  • 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;9(6): XC01-XC04.              
  • 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. J reconstr Microsurg. (EFirst).              
  • PET-CT with MR Fusion: single comprehensive preoperative metastatic workup in head and neck malignancy: a case report. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research. 2015/vol 9/ issue 12/ page XD01              
  • 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.              
  • Does Continuing Medical Education (CME) Activity Contribute to Learning Gain: An Objective Evaluation. Indian J Otolaryngology Head Neck Surg (2016).              
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Gingivobuccal Complex: Literature, Evidences and Practice. J Head Neck Physicians Surg 2018;6:18-28.              
  • A Rare Coexistence of Papillary Carcinoma, Warthin’s Tumour and Oncocytosis. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 2018, Sep, Vol-12(9): PD

Medical Breakthrough

  • Dr. Dushyant is a lifetime member of G-SHNO (Gujarat Society of Head and Neck Oncology). He is also a member of the Association of Surgeons of India and the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India.              
  • He has been awarded the UICC fellowship for a project on Head and Neck Reconstruction in 2014.              
  • Dr. Mandlik is also involved in training the next generation of head and neck cancer surgeons. He is also the coordinator of Head & Neck Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program at HCG Cancer Centre. This program draws talented young head and neck surgeons from all over the world who travel to HCG Cancer Centre to learn the latest surgical techniques for the treatment of head and neck cancer.              
  • He is Secretory for FHNO Institutional Fellowship which is a National Training Program for Head Neck Surgical Oncology.    
  • Dr. Mandlik has contributed several research papers in peer reviewed Journals. He is reviewer to many national and international journals also. He has lectured extensively, both nationally and internationally.              
  • He is Executive Committee member of Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology, The National Body.              
  • He has attended numerous workshops and CMEs on head and neck surgical oncology.  

Awards & Accolades

  • He has received his specialty training from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala, India, and Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, the USA.            
  •  Dr. Dushyant has completed his robotic surgery training from Severance Hospital in Seoul, South Korea.                              

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