Dr. Shalini Thakur

   Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellowship in Oral Oncosurgery

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Dr. Shalini Thakur


Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellowship in Oral Oncosurgery


Surgical Oncology


HCG Cancer Centre - K. R. Road, Bengaluru


8 Years

  • Dr. Shalini Thakur is a Programme Director - Oral Onco Surgery and Rehabilitation in the Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Department, HCG Cancer Centre, Bengaluru.
  • Dr. Shalini’s primary interest lies in oral onco surgery and her secondary interest lies in interdisciplinary rehabilitation of head and neck patients and tobacco cessation.
  • Dr. Shalini handles more than 250 surgery cases every year.
  • She is also closely involved in the post-treatment rehabilitation of her patients and is also working on several research projects in order to improve the understanding of this debilitating disease.
Training and Certifications
  • She has received her fellowship training in Oral onco surgery from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology (KMIO), Bengaluru and RGUHS.
  • He has completed her certification course in Essentials of Palliative care from Indian Association of Palliative Care.
  • Dr. Shalini has over 20 publications in reputed national and inter-national scientific journals.
  • Dr. Shalini has received the Best Paper Award at the National Conference on Oral Medicine and Radiology, Chennai, 2009
  • She was also recognised as the best outgoing student and gold medallist - VSDC, Bengaluru, in 2009.
  • She was also the first rank holder during her post-graduation in 2014.
  • She has been instrumental in setting up a national platform for integrated head and neck rehabilitation by initiating the NCGH life programme.
  • She was also responsible for setting up and smooth functioning of the HCG plasma bank during the COVID period.
  • She has also been visiting many colleges as a guest speaker for creating awareness against the use of tobacco amongst the youth.

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