Dr. Vikram Kekatpure Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist in Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore

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Dr. Vikram Kekatpure Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist in Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore


Dr. Vikram Kekatpure Head & Neck Surgical Oncologist in Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore

Dr Vikram Kekatpure top head & neck surgical oncologist in Bangalore is a senior consultant of head and neck surgical oncology at Aster CMI Hospital with 2 decades of experience in head and neck surgical oncology, post ablative reconstructive surgery, He completed his MBBS and MS from Nagpur University and MCh (head and neck surgery) from Amrita Institute of medical sciences Kochi. He further received fellowship training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. He has done dedicated cancer research at the Weill Medical College of the Cornell University, New York City. He is focused on management of oral cancer particularly advanced and recurrent tumors, laryngeal cancer and rehabilitation, management of thyroid and parathyroid disease, skull base tumors, salivary tumors. He has a special interest in head and neck reconstruction and rehabilitation. He is passionate about tobacco cessation, early detection, and prevention of head and neck cancer. His research interests include tobacco carcinogenesis and tumor metastasis. He has worked as a senior consultant and head of head and neck oncology at Mazumdar Shaw cancer center, Narayana health and Cytecare cancer hospital Bangalore, before joining Aster CMI. He holds leadership positions in various national and international academic societies. He currently serves as the national secretary of the foundation for head and neck oncology, association of head and neck oncologists in India. He is an executive member of the head and neck cooperative oncology group, member of the American association of cancer research, AO foundation, and Indian association of cancer research.

Area of expertise

Oral cancer, nasal, paranasal and skull base tumors. Laryngeal cancer and voice rehabilitation. Thyroid and parathyroid diseases. Advanced and recurrent head and neck cancers. Microvascular and Image-guided reconstruction and rehabilitation.

Awards and recognitions

Scholar in Training award of American Association of Cancer Research. 2007. Best Research paper award, Foundation of head and neck oncology in India, 2007. Fellowship Australia Asia Pacific clinical oncology development workshop 2008. AO CMF fellowship (2012).


Foundation for head and neck oncology. American association of cancer research. Indian association of surgical oncology. Indian Association of cancer research. Head and Neck cooperative research group.


1. Consulting Services & Treatment Package Creation : Personal medical record is required to accurately assess a treatment plan.
2. Physician C.V: Medical records transfer to physician for treatment and pricing options.
3. Second Opinion : Medical report for consultation by your specialist doctors a feedback is expected within 72hours [3days].
4. Budget Friendly Treatment Plans : Expect to have as many referrals from different hospitals detailing their second opinion and the cost of treatment.
5. Medical Visa Assistance: Once the patient is satisfied with respect to the advised treatment and hospital and finalize their plan for coming to India , we assist the patient in obtaining medical visa. The patient has to apply on his own for the same in High Commission of India (Indian embassy) in their home country. We provide an invitation letter to the patient from the respective hospital which is required for submitting their visa application. Also, our team is trained to provide any information/query that the patient may have regarding medical visa and medical attendant visa.
6. Treatment Itinerary : When see doctor, When operation takes place extra, also contact details for the ward room .
7. Personal case manager: Once the patient arrives to the designated country for treatment he/she becomes our full responsibility. To handle any cases arising from hospital/ doctor negligence or malpractice to the patients. Also organized the accommodation and stay of the members accompanying the patient we will be responsible for their safety.
8. Interpretation: Interpretation assistance if necessary
9. Communication: Assist in communicating with family and home. Mobile phone or telephone card.
10. Airport support arrival / departure.: Complimentary airport pick-up / drop-off in a cab.
11. Post care rehab: Post care rehab and nursing needs.

12. Wellness and spa packages: Wellness and spa packages added pre and post procedures. Palade , yoga and spiritual classes. Resort accommodation at 4 to 5 star level.
13. Follow-up support: Provide free support when patients come back their home countries.