- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Head & neck oncology
- Video and telephone consultations
I am trained both as a Dentist and a Surgeon. I have completed my specialist training in London and acquired additional training in Head & Neck Surgery in Holland and India. I was appointed consultant in 2009.
Areas of interest
Head and neck cancer; Neck lumps - benign; Thyroid and salivary gland disorders / surgery; Sinus procedures incl. endoscopic sinus surgery including balloon sinuplasty; Voice disorders; Paediatric and adult tonsil, grommets and adenoid surgery. Special interest in treatment for Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Luton & Dunstable NHS Trust
Lister Hospital, Stenvenage
Head and Neck Oncology, in particular patient follow up protocol.
I am married with two children. In my spare time I enjoy reading and listening to classical music. I play badminton and cricket to keep myself fit and active.
Glory of India award- 2011
Clinical Excellence award for my NHS work at Luton and Dunstable Hospital.
English, Hindi, Gujarati
Published over 25 papers in Peer reviewed journals.
Presented at international and national meetings.
- MBBS St. Bartholomew's and London Hospital 1999
- BDS University of Bombay 1986
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2001
- FDSRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1990
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- MDT Chair Luton & Dunstable NHS Trust 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
Member of ENT UK
Member of BAHNO (British Association of Head & Neck Oncologists)
- Pinehill Hospital
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 07754 428429
- Spire Harpenden Hospital
- 13:30 - 20:00
- 07754 428429
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
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