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Dr Vidhyadharan S

Surgical Oncologist

13 Years Exp. Chennai

Head And Neck Cancer

Apollo Proton, Chennai

13 years of experience

MBBS, MS (ENT), DNB (ENT), MCh (Head & Neck Surgery), FEB (ORL HNS), FICRS

Chennai

2000 / consultation

About Dr Vidhyadharan S:

  • Dr Vidhyadharan Sivakumar is a consultant Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist with more than 10 years of experience. He is highly skilled in managing all aspects of benign and malignant Head and Neck conditions (tumors of the mouth and jaws, tonsil, tongue base, voice box and sinuses), including thyroid, parathyroid, and salivary gland disorders. His special interests in the surgical treatment of Head and Neck cancers encompasses minimally invasive techniques such as the da Vinci Robotic surgical system, Laser and Endoscopic Endonasal Approach to the skull base. He is one of the few surgeons in India with overseas fellowship trained clinical expertise in Transoral Robotic Surgery, Transoral Laser Microsurgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery for Head and Neck cancers and management of Swallowing Disorders. Dr Vidhyadharan is passionate about research and academics, that could enhance the practice of evidence based medicine in Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology. In addition to his rich clinical and surgical acumen, he is also proficient as a surgeon Р scientist.

Education:

  • MBBS from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, 2002
  • MS in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology from Rajah Muthiah Medical College and Hospital, 2009 Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Oto-Rhino-Laryngologyby National Board of Examinations, 2009 Overseas Registrar in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology at Royal Adelaide Hospital, Central Adelaide Health Network, Australia in 2010
  • MCh in Head and Neck Surgery from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences 2015
  • Fellow of International College of Robotic Surgeons certification in 2016 ASOHNS Clinical Fellowship in Robotic Surgery & Head & Neck Surgery from Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia in 2016 Fellow of The European Board of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head & Neck Surgery (FEB ORL Р HNS) , 2018

Experience:

  • Assistant Professor in Head & Neck Surgery, Consultant & Clinical Lead, Swallowing Disorders Center, at Department of Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (2015-2019)
  • Senior Resident for Master of Chirurgiae (Head & Neck Surgery) at Department of Head & Neck Surgery, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi (2012 - 2015)
  • ASOHNS Clinical Fellow in Robotic Surgery and Head & Neck Surgery at Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Adelaide, Australia (2016 - 2017)

Memberships:

  • Tamil Nadu Medical Council Chennai India Medical Council of India (MCI) New Delhi India
  • General Medical Council UK
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)

Areas of interest:

  • Head And Neck Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Mouth Cancer .

Research publications:

  • Mayadevi, Mydhili & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Limbachiya, Shashikant & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Villegas, Brenda & Ouyoung, Melody & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Menon, Jayakumar & Sinha, Uttam & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Interdisciplinary Telemedicine in the Management of Dysphagia in Head and Neck. Dysphagia. 33. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00455-018-9876-9
  • Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar. (2018). Pretreatment Counseling Education and Training: A Manual and Atlas. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8282-5_3
  • Rathod, Priyank & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Anatomy of Swallowing: A Manual and Atlas. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8282-5_1
  • Jani, Khyati & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Physiology of Swallowing: A Manual and Atlas. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8282-5_2
  • Subramaniam, Narayana & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Murthy, Samskruthi & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Oral cancer in the young with no tobacco exposure: A distinct epidemiological subset?. Journal of Head & Neck Physicians and Surgeons. 6. 86. https://doi.org/10.4103/2347-8128.208524
  • Sood, Ridhi & Paul, Jerry & Rajan, Sunil & Subramanian, Sobha & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Predictors of postoperative pneumonia in patients undergoing oral cancer resections and its management. Journal of Head & Neck Physicians and Surgeons. 6. 69. https://doi.org/10.4103/jhnps.jhnps_41_18
  • Pandey, M. & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Puthalath, U. & Veeraraghavan, R. & Sukumaran, S.V. & Prasad, C. & Iyer, Subramania & Thankappan, Krishnakumar. (2016). Macroscopic technique for the evaluation of oral tongue tumour thickness: a reliable intraoperative method. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2016.03.008
  • Bhattacharya, Shreya & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2015). Cross-Cheek Dumbbell-Shaped Radial Forearm Flap for Simultaneous Correction of Oral Cancer and Submucous Fibrosis. Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction. 9. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1567811
  • Khadakban, Dhiraj & Kudpaje, Akshay & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Jayaprasad, Kiran & Gorasia, Tejal & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Mathew, Jimmy & Sharma, Mohit & Iyer, Subramania. (2015). Reconstructive Indications of Anterolateral Thigh Free Flaps in Head and Neck Reconstruction. Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction. 9. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1558455
  • Joseph, Shawn & Sharankumar, Shetty & Sandya, C.J. & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Sherry, Peter & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2015). Easy and Safe Method for Facial Nerve Identification in Parotid Surgery. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base. 76. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1549001
  • Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Raj, Anoop & Thankappan, Krishnakumar. (2015). Chapter-22 Guidelines in the Management of Oral Cavity Cancers. https://doi.org/10.5005/jp/books/12491_23
  • Cj, Sandya & Kudpaje, Akshay & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Kulkarni, Chinmay. (2015). Chapter-18 Imaging of the Paranasal Sinus Tumors. https://doi.org/10.5005/jp/books/12491_19
  • Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Iyer, Subramania & Thankappan, Krishnakumar. (2015). Chapter-24 Principles of Surgery in Oral Cavity Cancers. https://doi.org/10.5005/jp/books/12491_25
  • Cj, Sandya & Kudpaje, Akshay & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & CS, Rajsekar. (2015). Chapter-08 Imaging of Salivary Gland Tumors. https://doi.org/10.5005/jp/books/12491_9
  • Sharma, Mohit & Wakure, Abhijeet & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2015). Chapter-34 Head and Neck Reconstruction. https://doi.org/10.5005/jp/books/12491_35
  • Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Augustine, Indhu & Kudpaje, Akshay & Iyer, Subramania & Thankappan, Krishnakumar. (2014). Site-wise Differences in Adequacy of the Surgical resection Margins in Head and Neck Cancers. Indian journal of surgical oncology. 5. 227-231. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-014-0341-4
  • Shetty, Sharankumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar. (2013). OP067: Treatment outcomes in advanced hypopharngeal carcinoma. Organ preservation vs surgical modality. Oral Oncology. 49. S31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2013.03.075
  • Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Krishnan, Suren & King, G. & Morley, A.. (2012). Transoral robotic surgery for removal of a second branchial arch cyst: A case report. Journal of Robotic Surgery. 6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11701-011-0331-2
  • Shanmugam, V.U. & Shanmugam, R. & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar. (2010). Syringocystadenoma papilliferum: A rare neoplasm of the pre - auricular region. Indian Journal of Otology. 16. 29-32. Anand, Adharsh & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Subramaniam, Narayana & Balsubramanian, Deepak & Battoo, Azhar & Iyer, Subramania & Thankappan, Krishnakumar. (2020). Selective Neck Dissection in Oral Cavity Cancer Is Not Without Morbidity. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-020-01209-0
  • Iyer, Subramania & Subramaniam, Narayana & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Balasubramanian, Deepak & R., Balasubramanian & Nair, Arun & Purushottaman, Kishore & Ramu, Janarthanan & Paul, Zachariah. (2020). Tracheal AllotransplantationРLessons Learned. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 53. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1716420
  • Jani, Khyati & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Jayasankaran, Sandya & Murthy, Samskruthi & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2020). Patterns of growth of lingual carcinoma on magnetic resonance imaging and correlations with clinicopathologic outcomes. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oooo.2020.06.012
  • Subramaniam, Narayana & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Low, Tsu-Hui & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Menon, Anjali & Murthy, Samskruthi & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Clark, Jonathan & Gao, Kan & Iyer, Subramania. (2020). Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Tongue in Young Patients: Outcomes and Implications for Treatment. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-020-01049-y
  • Sethi, Neeraj & Dale, Oliver & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Krishnan, Suren & Foreman, Andrew & Hodge, JC. (2020). Transoral robotic narrow field oropharyngectomy for tumours of the parapharyngeal space. The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. 16. https://doi.org/10.1002/rcs.2083
  • Subramaniam, Narayana & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Murthy, Samskruthi & Nv, Smitha & Nambiar, Ajit & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2019). Lymph node staging systems in oral squamous cell carcinoma: A comparative analysis. Oral Oncology. 97. 92-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2019.08.002
  • Subramaniam, Narayana & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Murthy, Samskruthi & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Nv, Smitha & Nambiar, Ajit & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2019). Predictors of locoregional control in stage I/II oral squamous cell carcinoma classified by AJCC 8th edition. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejso.2019.05.018
  • Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Subramaniam, Narayana & Ramu, Janarthanan & Ajith, Arya & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Iyer, Subramania. (2019). Robot-Assisted Surgery Avoids Mandibulotomy in a Case of Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Base of the Tongue. Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction. 12. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0039-1683410
  • Subramaniam, Narayana & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Murthy, Samskruthi & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2019). Oral Cancer in the Young with no Tobacco Exposure: A Distinct Epidemiological Subset?. 6. 86. https://doi.org/10.4103/jhnps.jhnps_1_19
  • Pavithran, Jayanthy & Puthiyottil, Indu & Narayan, Mythili & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Menon, Jayakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Observations from a pediatric dysphagia clinic: Characteristics of children at risk of aspiration pneumonia: Observations From a Pediatric Dysphagia Clinic. The Laryngoscope. 129. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.27654
  • Murthy, Samskruthi & Low, Tsu-Hui & Subramaniam, Narayana & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Anand, Adharsh & Nv, Smitha & Nambiar, Ajit & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Validation of the eighth edition AJCC staging system in early T1 to T2 oral squamous cell carcinoma. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 119. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1002/jso.25348
  • Subramaniam, Narayana & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Murthy, Samskruthi & Rathod, Praveen & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Impact of postoperative radiotherapy on survival and loco-regional control in node-negative oral cavity tumours classified as T3 using the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual eighth edition. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2018.07.009
  • Subramaniam, Narayana & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Rka, Pradeep & Rathod, Praveen & Murthy, Samskruthi & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Rajan, Sunil & Paul, J & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Peri-operative outcomes following major surgery for head and neck cancer in the elderly: Institutional audit and case-control study. The Journal of Laryngology & Otology. 132. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022215118001135
  • Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Janarthanan, Ramu & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Sharma, Mohit & Mathew, Jimmy & Sudheer, Othiyil & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Gastro-omental free flap for reconstruction of tongue defects. Oral Oncology. 83. 134-139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2018.06.023
  • Subramaniam, Narayana & Murthy, Samskruthi & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Low, Tsu-Hui & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Clark, Jonathan & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Adverse pathologic features in T1/2 oral squamous cell carcinoma classified by the American Joint Committee on Cancer eighth edition and implications for treatment. Head & Neck. 40. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.25168
  • Subramaniam, Narayana & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Reddy, R. & Rathod, Praveen & Murthy, Samskruthi & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). Determinants of level Ib involvement in oral squamous cell carcinoma and implications for submandibular gland-sparing neck dissection. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2017.11.019
  • Subramaniam, Narayana & Balasubramanian, Deepak & Rka, Pradeep & Murthy, Samskruthi & Rathod, Priyank & Vidhyadharan, Sivakumar & Thankappan, Krishnakumar & Iyer, Subramania. (2018). ACSNSQIP Risk Calculator in Indian Patients Undergoing Surgery for Head and Neck Cancers: Is It Valid?. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-018-0732-z

Papers & presentations:

  • Rising Star Award at the 15th Annual Conference of the Association of Phonosurgeons of India (PHONOCON Р 2019) on 1st February 2019, Kolkata, India Р Onco Р Phagosurgery: A New Frontier in augmenting swallowing rehabilitation of patients treated for head & neck cancer.
  • Best Poster (Silver) at the combined meeting of the International Federation of Head & Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS) World Tour and the 18th National conference of FHNO on 27th October 2018, Kolkata, India Р Onco Phagosurgery: Defining the Surgical Management of Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients.
  • Best podium presentation medal at 13th National conference of FHNO on 29th September 2013, Jaipur, India Р Gastro Omental Free flap for Reconstruction of Tongue Defects.
  • First mark and Gold Medal in the Master of Surgery (Otolaryngology) examinations in April 2009 - Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India.

Frequently asked questions:

Who is Dr Vidhyadharan S?

Dr Vidhyadharan S's educational qualifications include MBBS, MS (ENT), DNB (ENT), MCh (Head & Neck Surgery), FEB (ORL HNS), FICRS. Dr Vidhyadharan S is a member of Tamil Nadu Medical Council Chennai India Medical Council of India (MCI) New Delhi India General Medical Council UK Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA). Dr Vidhyadharan S's areas of interest include Head And Neck Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Mouth Cancer ..

Where does Dr Vidhyadharan S practice?

Dr Vidhyadharan S practices at Apollo Proton, Chennai

Why do patients visit Dr Vidhyadharan S?

Patients frequently visit Dr Vidhyadharan S for Head And Neck Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Mouth Cancer ..

What is Dr Vidhyadharan S's rating?

Dr Vidhyadharan S is a highly rated General Surgeon with positive feedback from most patients treated.

What is Dr Vidhyadharan S's education qualification?

Dr Vidhyadharan S has the following qualifications: MBBS, MS (ENT), DNB (ENT), MCh (Head & Neck Surgery), FEB (ORL HNS), FICRS

What does Dr Vidhyadharan S specialize in?

Dr Vidhyadharan S specializes as a General Surgeon with special interest in Head And Neck Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Mouth Cancer ..

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Dr Vidhyadharan S has an overall experience of 13 years as a General Surgeon.

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Specialisation

  • Head And Neck Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Mouth Cancer .