Professor Cyrus Kerawala

Professor Cyrus Kerawala

Oral and maxillofacial surgery 03284352

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Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Head & neck oncology

About me

Cyrus Kerawala graduated with an honours degrees both dentistry (1985) and medicine (1992) from the University of London. During training he was awarded 17 undergraduate prizes. After experience in general surgery and neurosurgery he spent five years of specialist head and neck training in the North East of England. Mr Kerawala passed the Intercollegiate Examination in Maxillofacial Surgery in September 1998 and has been on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council since August 1999. After eight years as a Consultant at the Royal Surrey County Hospital (Guildford) and North Hampshire Hospital (Basingstoke) he moved to join the Head and Neck Unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital. The Unit acts as a secondary and tertiary referral service for complex head and neck oncological problems from both the United Kingdom and abroad.

Mr Kerawala is author of a book on Maxillofacial Surgery and has written numerous chapters in other books. He has also authored some 80 peer-reviewed publications. He devotes a significant amount of time to teaching, professional training and continuing medical education. He has presented over 100 papers at international and national meetings and has been invited to lecture throughout Europe, America, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

Mr Kerawala is at the forefront of head and neck cancer surgery and in 2011 carried out the first trans-oral robotic resection of a tumour in the UK. In the same year he was featured in The Times newspaper as one of Britain’s 50 top surgeons. He was the Clinical Lead for the NICE guidelines on upper aerodigestive tract cancer published in February 2016.
He is currently :
Clinical Lead, Head and Neck Department
The Royal Marsden Hospital, London
Medical Examiner
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Winchester
Immediate Past President, British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists
Vice President, British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Areas of interest

Head and neck cancer; transoral robotic surgery; microvascular reconstruction; salivary gland disorders; cutaneous malignancy; osteoradionecrosis; disorders of the jaw joint;

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Procedures completed

  • E2501

    Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (5-50)

    Royal Marsden Cavendish Square (5-50)

  • F0910

    Surgical removal of impacted/buried tooth/teeth - (5-50)

    Hampshire Clinic (The) (5-50)

  • T8722

    Selective dissection of cervical lymph nodes, Levels 1 to 4 - (1-5)

  • V2120

    Reduction of dislocation of temporomandibular joint - (1-5)

    Hampshire Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • F5010

    Transposition of parotid duct (including bilateral) - (1-5)

    Hampshire Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • F1140

    Vestibuloplasty - (1-5)

  • F4410

    Total excision of parotid gland and preservation of facial nerve - (1-5)

  • F2220

    Partial glossectomy for malignancy - (1-5)

  • S0602

    Primary excision of malignant lesion - Head & Neck - (1-5)

    Hampshire Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • F2620

    Frenotomy /frenectomy of tongue under general anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Hampshire Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • F5020

    Transposition of submandibular duct (including bilateral) - (1-5)

    Hampshire Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • F0950

    Surgical removal of complicated buried roots - (1-5)

    Hampshire Clinic (The) (1-5)

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