AHEAD 2017

Amrita Head and Neck Oncology Teaching Program 2017

Venue : Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
Date : 17,18,19 February 2017
AHEAD 2017, the Amrita Head and Neck Oncology Teaching Program is a 3-day course designed to cover the entire range of important topics in head and neck oncology through didactic short lectures and interactive discussions. 
The faculty is selected from experienced teachers, university examiners and noted head and neck surgeons from across the country. 
The discussions are designed to focus on issues pertinent to post graduate examinations. There will be sessions for surgical videos where common surgical procedures will be demonstrated and discussed. OSCE at the end of the course.(Limited seats for OSCE). 

Resource Persons

Amrita Alumni Faculty 
  • Dr. Vikram Ketatpure 
  • Dr. Sharan Shetty 
  • Dr. Mayuri Rajapurkar 
  • Dr. Rajeev Sharan 
  • Dr. Azar Batoo 
  • Dr. Shawn Joseph 
  • Dr. Shilpa Chatni 
  • Dr. Naveen Hedne 
  • Dr. Akshay Shivappa Kudpaje 
  • Dr. Sriprakash Duraisamy 
  • Dr. Nirav Trivedi 
  • Dr. Surij Salih 
  • Dr. Shreya Bhattacharya 


  • Dr. Deepa Nair, Mumbai 
  • Dr. Azeem Mohiuddin, Kolar 
  • Dr. Shibu George, Kottayam 
  • Dr. Suchit Roy, Kozhikode 
  • Dr. Muraleedharan Namboothiri, Kozhikode 
  • Dr. Salima Praveen, Trivandrum 

Who can attend

Specialists early in their career, higher surgical trainees in ENT, General Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Important Topics Covered

Surgical anatomy, pathology, management and recent trends in oral cavity & oropharynx, paranasal sinuses, metastatic lymph nodes, parotid and other salivary glands, larynx and laryngopharynx, thyroid, parapharyngeal tumors.
Also include imaging of head and neck, prosthetic rehabilitation, approach to skull-base tumors, current status of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

For Registration, Contact:

Ms. Kavitha K. Santhosh 
Administrative Officer, Head and Neck Surgery 
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Hospital, Ponekkara P.O., Kochi 682041
Phone : 0484 - 2851401