Dr Devendra Chaukar, Oncologists in Mumbai - Expert Care and Compassionate Treatment

Dr Devendra Chaukar

M.S. (General Surgery)

20 years

Oncologists

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Ground Floor, Cabin no 17, Nanavati Max Hospital, LIC Colony, Suresh Colony, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400056, Mumbai 400056 Maharashtra
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Surgical Oncology - Thoracic Surgery
  • Mumbai
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About Me

Dr Devendra Chaukar is one of the head and neck oncologists in Mumbai, having 20+ years of experience. He has received specialized training in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of head and neck cancers and thyroid and parathyroid disorders. 

Currently, Dr Devendra Chaukar is the Director, Head & Neck Oncology at Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital. 

Head and neck cancer develops in the tissues of the head and neck region, including the mouth, throat, nose, sinuses, voice box, and salivary glands. It can also affect the lymph nodes in the neck.

Head and neck cancers can be challenging to diagnose and treat. They can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life. However, with early detection and appropriate treatment, many people with head and neck cancer can successfully manage their condition and achieve good outcomes.

Therefore, seeking care from an experienced and specialized head and neck oncologist in Mumbai who can provide the best possible treatment and support throughout your cancer journey is essential.

Common questions & answers

What can i do to support my recovery after treatment?



After head and neck cancer treatments, taking care of your physical and emotional health is important. This may include following a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, attending follow-up appointments with your doctor, and seeking support from family, friends, or a support group. 



How long does it take to recover from head and neck cancer surgery?



The recovery time for head and neck cancer surgery varies depending on the type and extent of the surgery. In general, patients can expect to spend several days in the hospital after surgery and may need to take several weeks off from work or other activities to recover fully.



How effective is head and neck cancer surgery?



The effectiveness of head and neck cancer surgery depends on several factors, including the type and stage of cancer and the patient’s overall health. In some cases, surgery may be the only treatment needed to remove the tumour. In other cases, surgery may be combined with radiation therapy or chemotherapy to increase the chances of a cure.



What is the outlook for people with head and neck cancer?



The outlook for people with head and neck cancer depends on factors such as the location and stage of cancer and the patient’s overall health and response to treatment. With early detection and appropriate treatment, many people with head and neck cancer can successfully manage their condition and achieve good outcomes.



Can head and neck cancer recur after treatment?



Yes, head and neck cancer can recur after treatment. Regular checkups and follow-up appointments are important to monitor for any signs of recurrence.


Education

  • M.S. (General Surgery)

Work & Experience

  • 20 years

Awards

  • Member - Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Member - Indian Society of Oncology
  • Honorary Membership Awarded by Israel Society of Head and Neck Oncology

Membership

Nanavati Max Super Speciality Hospital

M.S. (General Surgery)

2Ground Floor, Cabin no 17, Nanavati Max Hospital, LIC Colony, Suresh Colony, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400056, Mumbai

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