About Dr Mandar Deshpande

  • Dr. Mandar Deshpande is currently associated as the Senior Consultant of Head and Neck Oncology at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai.
  • He possesses vast experience of more than 25 years in Head & Neck Oncology Surgery.
  • He has received his Head & Neck Robotic Surgery training from Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, South Korea.
  • He is one of the few Surgeons in the country to perform Robotic Assisted Neck dissections through a Minimal Incision in the Neck.
  • Dr. Deshpande has performed more than 5000 Head and Neck Cancer Surgeries at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.
  • He has performed the first Trans Oral Robotic Surgery for the Oropharyngeal Tumour in Mumbai.
  • He is the first surgeon in the country to perform Robotic-Assisted Neck Dissections and Trans Oral Robotic surgeries.
  • Dr. Deshpande also specializes in performing Conservative Laryngectomy with Minimal Morbidity, Treatment of Thyroid Tumours (Benign and Malignant), Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomies (especially for Geriatric patients with Co-Morbidities). 
  • He is a speaker at various National and International conferences and has 61 publications in Indexed Journals.
  • He holds the professional membership of AHNS (American Head Neck Society) and FHNO (Foundation of Head & Neck Oncology).
  • He is also a member of ISO (Indian Society of Oncology) and IASO (Indian Association of Surgical Oncology).
  • He also holds several Publications, both Nationally and Internationally and has written Journals on Surgical Oncology (Head & Neck Oncology).
  • Dr. Deshpande has performed more than 100 Head and Neck Robotic Surgeries and Laser surgeries (Laryngeal & Oral).
  • He has performed more than 500 Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy and Thyroidectomies for Benign and Malignant cases.


  • Surgical Oncology
  • Robotic assisted Surgeries
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgeries

List Of Treatments

  • Trans Oral Robotic Surgeries (TORS)
  • Head & Neck Onco Surgery
  • Laser surgeries (Laryngeal & Oral) Conservative
  • Minimally invasive Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomies for Benign and Malignant cases
  • Diagnostic procedures (Scopy and Biopsy)
  • Treatment, planning and execution (surgery/chemotherapy/radiotherapy)
  • Palliative care for terminal stage patients
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Oral Cancer Surgery
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
  • Complex Reconstruction of Head and Neck defects
  • Robotic and Laser Surgery
  • Larynx Cancer

Work Experience

Assistant Professor and Associate Professor (Head & Neck Oncology)- Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai



  • MBBS- LTM Medical College, Sion, Mumbai
  • MS (General Surgery)-Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • DNB (Surgical Oncology)-National Boards of Examination, New Delhi


  • Dr. Deshpande has received the Best paper awards at 5 National Conferences.
  • He has also received theBest Video Award at 3 National Conferences.
  • He received an award for one of his papers as the ‘Best Paper Award’ at the ‘7thAmerican Head and Neck Society Meeting’ in San Francisco, USA.

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