Professor Vinidh Paleri

Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon MS FRCS

Specialism: Head and neck, Thyroid

Available at: Cavendish Square, Chelsea

Professor Vinidh Paleri wearing scrubs

Special interests:

  • transoral robotic surgery


Professor Paleri has both a private and NHS practice in the Head and Neck Unit at The Royal Marsden and has accrued the largest experience in Transoral Robotic Surgery in the UK. He has pioneered a new robotic technique to remove radiorecurrent and radioresidual cancers and is the first surgeon in the UK to perform robotic free flap reconstructions. He is the primary or co-recipient for £7 million in grant funding, has published over 200 papers, and has edited numerous textbooks in the specialty. Professor Paleri currently serves as President of the British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists, Director of the International Centre for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer, and in the following national bodies: ENT-UK Head & Neck Society, Laryngology & Rhinology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine and Trustee for the Oracle Cancer Trust. He is also Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at The Institute of Cancer Research. 

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