Dr. Purvi Patel is a surgeon who has particular expertise in the multidisciplinary treatment of tumors located in the head and neck area. She has special expertise in surgical treatment of benign and malignant tumours of mouth, throat (Pharynx), voice box (larynx), thyroid, parathyroid, salivary glands, sinuses and skin cancer of head neck area. She is also expert in speech and swallowing rehabilitation.
She has received her specialty training from Head & Neck Services of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York and Department of Surgical Oncology, Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Ahmedabad. She is a fellow of International Federation of Head & Neck Oncology (IFHNOS). She has also received trainings from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala.
At Aastha Oncology Associates and HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad, she is an integral member of a team of professionals that strives to provide patients with top-quality cancer care, while also placing an emphasis on maintaining or enhancing quality of life
Dr. Purvi has a strong research interest in head and neck cancer. She has attended well recognized ECCO-AACR-EORTC-ESMO workshop on methods in clinical cancer research at Flims, Switzerland in 2015.
She has contributed in many scientific articles published in national & international journals. As part of her personal commitment to society, she has written many chapters in cancer awareness book “Tame Ekla Nathi”.
She strongly believes that curing cancer is the ultimate goal with addressing issues such as the ability to speak, swallow and appearance after therapy are equally important for patients’ well-being. She collaborates closely with her colleagues in radiation and medical oncology, plastic surgery, dentistry and prosthetics, intensive care specialists, endocrinology, nursing, and speech and swallowing rehabilitation to help her patients achieve best treatment outcome. She also believes in educating patients and cancer survivors about their disease and the effects of treatment.
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