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Dr. Karan Gupta

Head, Neck and Thorax Surgical Oncology
Associate Consultant

Dr. Karan has a vast experience in treating cancers of head and neck region. His clinical focus is on treatment of cancers of oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, thyroid, parathyroids, parotid, skull base, paranasal sinuses and temporal bone. He has a vast experience in Robotic surgeries for Head & neck malignancies. He also has a special interest in Endoscopic paranasal and skull base surgeries. He has more than 30 national and international publications in high impact indexed journals of repute to his credit.

Work Experience: 
  • Attending Consultant, Surgical Oncology in Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi, India (2016-2017).
  • Associate Surgeon in Department of Surgical Oncology at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad, India (2014- 2016).
Professional Memberships: 
  • Life Member of Foundation for Head-Neck Oncology (FHNO).
  • Overseas member of British Association of Head-Neck Oncology (BAHNO).
  • Regular member of European Head & Neck Society (EHNS).
  • Member of International Federation of Head & Neck Oncology Societies (IFHNOS).
Speciality Interests: 
  • Treatment of cancers of oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, thyroid, parathyroid, parotid, skull base, paranasal sinuses and temporal bone.
  • Trans Oral Robotic Surgeries
  • Robotic thyroidectomy
  • Robotic Neck Dissections
Awards and Honours: 
  • MEDAL OF FIRST ORDER for the BEST POSTGRADUATE STUDENT in MS Otolaryngology & Head-Neck Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh for the year 2013.
  • Dr. K. C. Goyal Award for BEST MBBS STUDENT at Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi.
  • Topper (amongst boys) in MBBS at MAMC, Delhi for 2004 (joining) Batch.
  • Capt. S. S. Rampal Gold Medal for BEST STUDENT IN MEDICINE & SURGERY, at MAMC, Delhi.
  • Dr. O. P. Taneja Gold Medal for BEST STUDENT IN SURGERY, at MAMC.
  • Smt. Mohinder Kaur Memorial Gold Medal for BEST STUDENT IN SURGERY, at MAMC.
  • Delhi University topper in OPHTHALMOLOGY for the year 2007.
  • DISTINCTION IN MICROBIOLOGY, in annual Second year professional exam of MBBS, Delhi University in year 2006.
  • DISTINCTION IN PHYSIOLOGY, in annual First year professional exam of MBBS, Delhi University in year 2005.
  • Awarded the KS award for the Best Video at the Robotic Surgeons Council of India meet, November, 2016 held in Mumbai on 12th-13th November, 2016.
  • Awarded the Junior Science Talent Search Examination (JSTSE)-2001 scholarship by the Government of NCR-Delhi.
Research Experience : 
  • Over 30 publications in High Impact, Indexed International and Indian journals of repute, to enumerate a few,
  • Oncological outcome following de-intensification of treatment for Stage I and II HPV negative oropharyngeal cancers with transoral robotic surgery (TORS): A prospective trial.” Surender Dabas, Karan Gupta, Reetesh Ranjan, Ashwani K Sharma, Himanshu Shukla, Anant Dinesh. Oral Oncology, 2017 June; 69(6): 80-83. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.04.010) (Impact factor: 4.286).
  • Clinical Assessment Scoring System for Tracheostomy (CASST) Criterion: Objective criteria to predict pre-operatively the need for a tracheostomy in head and neck malignancies.” Karan Gupta, Dushyant Mandlik, Daxesh Patel, Purvi Patel, Bankim Shah, Devanhalli G. Vijay, Jagdish M. Kothari, Rajendra B. Toprani, Kaustubh D. Patel. Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, 2016 Sep; 44(9):1310-3. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2016.07.008) (Impact factor: 2.933) (PMID: 27499512).
  • Does Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity contribute to Learning gain: An objective Evaluation.” Karan Gupta, Dushyant Mandlik, Purvi Patel, Daxesh Patel, Kaustubh D. Patel. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Surgery. (Ahead of print). (DOI: 10.1007/s12070-016-1031-z) (Impact factor: 0.054).
  • Use of Polymethyl methacrylate based cement for cosmetic correction of donor site defect following transposition of temporalis myofascial flap and evaluation of results after adjuvant radiotherapy.” Dushyant Mandlik, Karan Gupta, Daxesh Patel, Purvi Patel, Rajendra Toprani, Kaustubh Patel. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2015 Nov; 31(9):668-73. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1558988.) (Impact factor: 1.23) (PMID: 26280521).
  • Evaluation and comparison of efficacy of Type 1 Tympanoplasty and histopathological changes of Tympanic membrane in dry and wet ear: A prospective study.” Ravi Shankar M, Ramandeep S Virk, Karan Gupta, Ashok K Gupta, Amanjit Bal, Sandeep Bansal. Journal of Laryngology & Otology (JLO) 2015; 129(10): 945-949. (DOI: 10.1017/S0022215115002091) (Impact factor: 0.7) (PMID: 26279256).
  • To evaluate disparity between clinical and pathological TNM staging in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma patients and its impact on overall survival: An Institutional study.” Karan Gupta, Naresh K Panda, Jaimanti Bakshi, Ashim Das. South Asian Journal of Cancer (SAJC) 2015; 4(4): 183-85. (DOI: 10.4103/2278-330X.175957) (PMID: 26981511).
  • PET-CT with MR fusion: Single comprehensive pre-operative metastatic workup in head and neck malignancy: A case report.” Karan Gupta, Dushyant Mandlik, Purvi Patel, Tushar Desai, Kaustubh Patel. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research (JCDR). December, 2015; 9(12): XD01-03. (DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/14561.6876) (Impact factor 0.23) (PMID: 26814666).
  • Endoscopic Optic nerve fenestration Amongst Pediatric Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: A new surgical option” Ashok K Gupta, Karan Gupta, Satheesh K Sunku, Manish Modi, Amod Gupta. International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Oct;.78(10),pp.1686-1691 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.07.019) (Impact factor: 1.441) PMID: 25103775.
  • Rare Malignant Parapharyngeal Tumors: Is There a Dilemma?” NK Panda, K Gupta, R Verma, S Ghoshal, J Bakshi, RK Vasishta. Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery 147 (2 suppl), P175-P175. (Impact Factor: 1.721) PMID: 25718622.
  • Tracheal Mucormycosis Pneumonia: A rare clinical presentation.” S Mohindra, B Gupta, K Gupta, A Bal. Respiratory Care. 2014 Nov; 59(11):e178-81. (Impact factor: 2.037) (DOI:10.4187/respcare.03174) PMID: 25006272.
MBBS (Gold Medalist), MS (Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Surgery) (Gold Medalist), DNB (Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Surgery), Fellowship in Head-Neck Surgical Oncology (TMH, Mumbai) Fellowship in Head-Neck Surgery & Reconstructive Surgery (Ahmedabad)