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- Open Referral network
- Head & neck oncology
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 Â£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.
Areas of interest
Head and neck surgery; Thyroid disorders / surgery; Salivary gland disorders/surgery; Neck lumps; Benign and malignant diseases of the voice box (larynx); Swallowing problems
- Soniya Kamra
- Head and Neck Unit Royal Marsden Hospital Fulham Road London SW3 6JJ
- 020 7808 2732
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Vinidh Paleri MS FRCS(ORL-HNS)
Consultant Head & Neck and Thyroid Surgeon
The Royal Marsden Hospital, London
Professor of Head and Neck Surgery
The Institute of Cancer Research, London
My research interests are primarily on the processes of care, decision making and functional outcomes in head and neck oncology. I have received over Â£7 million in grant funding, have published over 200 papers, and edited numerous textbooks in the specialty. I am Director of the International Centre for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer, based at the Royal Marsden Hospital.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Tamil - Fluent
- Malayalam - Fluent
I have published over 200 papers, reviews and book chapters on head and neck oncology (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=paleri+v). I have co-edited the fourth and fifth editions of the "National Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Management Guidelines" (https://entuk.org/professionals/publications) and "Atlas of ENT Infections". (http://www.clinicalpublishing.co.uk/Book.asp?ID=120)
Courses offered to GPs
Head and neck diseases
1. Outcomes for my transoral resection for vocal cord cancers at 3 yrs mean follow up: 90% all cause mortality, 100% cancer free survival
2. Summary Hospital-level Mortality Index for my practice Jul'12 to Jun'13 is 26 (vs 37 for peer group); readmission rate 3.5% (vs 4.6% for peer group).
3. Crude mortality for my high risk cancer practice is 0.3%, falling well within 2 standard deviations of national figures for all ENT procedures.
Reference number 5179619
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Fibre optic examination of the pharynx +/- biopsy/removal of foreign body - (>50)
Biopsy of lesion of mouth - (5-50)
The Royal Marsden Hospital (5-50)
Selective dissection of cervical lymph nodes, Levels 1 to 4 - (5-50)
Panendoscopy +/- incisional biopsy - (1-5)
Removal of lipoma - (1-5)
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