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Dr. Viswanth Kottakota

Dr. Viswanth Kottakota

Dr. Viswanth Kottakota

QualificationMBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Surgical Oncology)

Specialities Surgical Oncology

Locations HCG Cancer Center - Vizag
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Introduction

Dr. Viswanth is a highly experienced surgical oncologist, and his specialisations include head and neck surgeries, minimal invasive colorectal surgeries, pancreatic and liver resections, minimal invasive (VATS) esophagectomy, urological and gynaecological oncology, breast conservation and oncoplastic surgeries, ortho-oncology and limb salvage surgery, and many more. He has a special interest in robotic surgery and uro-oncology. He is committed to providing quality care with a focus on minimally invasive techniques and strives to ensure the best possible outcome for his patients.

Area of Expertise

  • Dr. Viswanth is a consultant – surgical oncology, minimal invasive & laparoscopic onco surgeon and breast, thoracic, gynaec onco surgeon. Expertise in GI and HPB oncology, practising at HCG Cancer Centre, Vishakapatnam.
  • His specialisation lies in the following areas:
  • Head & neck surgeries
  • Minimal invasive colorectal surgeries
  • Pancreatic and liver resections
  • Minimal invasive (VATS) esophagectomy
  • Urological and gynaecological oncology
  • Breast conservation and oncoplastic surgeries
  • Ortho-oncology and Limb salvage surgery
  • Lung lobectomy
  • Well trained laparoscopy
  • Surgery in biliary pathologies
  • He has special interest in robotic surgery and uro-oncology.                              

Research & Publications

  • Clinical and oncological outcomes of surgery in anorectal melanoma in Asian population: A 15 year analysis at a tertiary cancer institute in cancer treatment and research communications in June 2021
  • Clinical presentation and oncological outcome of medullary thyroid carcinoma: our 11 years’ experience in the International journal of scientific research in May 2021.
  • Impact of COVID-19 in cancer patients on the severity of disease and fatal outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis in Diabetes and metabolic syndrome; clinical research and review in July 2020
  • A proposed ABCD scoring system for patient’s self-assessment and at the emergency department with symptoms of COVID-19 in diabetes and metabolic syndrome; clinical research and review in August 2020.
  • A proposed ABCD scoring system for better triage of patients with COVID-19; use of clinical features and radiopathological findings in diabetes and metabolic syndrome; clinical research and review in August 2020.
  • A comparative study of laparoscopic hernia repair versus open hernia repair in Indian population in Indian Journal of Applied Sciences in November 2017.    

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