Dr B.Karthikeyan carries a vast experience in treating head and neck malignancies and lateral skull base tumor's. He did his fellowship in head and neck oncosurgery under Dr.Sultan Pradhan in prince Aly Khan hospital, mumbai. This hospital is a DNB center for surgical oncology, with an enormous load of head and neck oncosurgeries. Following this he did his fellowship in lateral skull base surgery under the world-renowned surgeon Prof Dr.Mario Sanna, at Gruppo Otologico in Italy.
Consultant Head & Neck Surgical Oncology & Lateral Skull Base Surgeon, Fellowship trained in Head & Neck Oncosurgery, Fellowship trained in Lateral Skull Base surgery
MBBS, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, 2003
MS (Otorhinolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery), K.L.E University, Belgaum, Karnataka, 2010
Clinical Fellowship in Head & Neck Oncosurgery, 2011 -2013 (Trained under an internationally acclaimed Surgical Oncologist, Dr. Sultan Ahmed Pradhan).
Clinical Fellowship in Lateral Skull base surgery, 2014 – 2015 (Skull Base Surgery at the Gruppo Otologico, Rome-Piacenza, Italy. Trained under internationally acclaimed skull base surgeon, Prof. Mario Sanna).
Fellow of the International Federation for Head and Neck Oncology Society (IFHNOS), 2015 -2017 (Global Online Fellowship conducted by IFHNOS and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), U.S.A. for Head and Neck Oncosurgery).
Head & Neck surgery – Glossectomies, Total and partial laryngectomy, maxillectomy, mandibulectomy, parotidectomy, thyroidectomy, gastric pull up, neck dissection, transoral laser microsurgery, pedicled flaps.
Lateral Skull base surgery – translabyrinthine/transotic/transcochlear approaches, subtemporal bone resection and infratemporal fossa approaches.
Endoscopic skull base endoscopic JNA excision, endoscopic medial maxillectomy
Mandibulectomy / Composite resection
Voice Conservative Larynal Surgery
Parapharyngeal tumour excision
Orbital tumour Excision
Tracheal resection and anastomosis
Lateral temporal bone resection
Subtotal temporal bone resection
Trans - Otic approach for petrous bone cholesteatoma
Infratemporal fossa approaches A,B,C
0, 30, 45 degree nasal endoscopes
S 21 & Pico Zeiss Microscopes
All rigid scopes including Steiner’s distendable oropharyngo/laryngoscopes for TOLR
Facial nerve monitors
Scientific paper publications in chronological order
Original Report“XIAP inhibits gentamicin-induced hair cell damage and ototoxicity through the caspase-3/9 pathway” Biochemical Pharmacology, Volume 186,2021,114513.
Case Report“Rare instances of long-term recurrence in two cases of vestibular schwannoma after total tumor removal (13 and 16 years after surgery)”. Orissa Journal of Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery. 12. 1- 4. 10.21176/ojolhns.2018.12.1.1.
Original report“surgical technique and sural nerve cable graft interpositioning of the facial nerve in lateral skull base surgery: The Gruppo Otologico experience in 213 consecutive cases”. Published online April 7, 2017; DOI 10.3171/2016.9.JNS 16997.
Editorial Review“surgical technique and sural nerve cable graft interpositioning of the facial nerve in lateral skull base surgery”. Published online April 7, 2017; DOI 10.3171/2016.10.JNS 162354
How I Do It“Management of post operative high output salivary fistulas in head and neck surgeries” International Journal of head and neck surgery, January-April 2013;4 (1):59-60.
Review article“Role of angiogenetic markers to predict neck node metastasis in head and neck cancers” J Cancer Res Ther – April-June 2010 – volume6-issue 2.
Publications / Chapters in Books
Co-authored a chapteron “Transoral Microlaryngoscopic LASER surgery for cancer of larynx and hypopharynx”, in textbook of “Atlas of operative otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery.
Co-authored a chapteron “Transoral LASER assisted Open Vertical Partial Laryngectomy”, in textbook of “Atlas of operative otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery”.
Co-authoreda chapter on “Lip reconstruction”, in textbook of “Atlas of operative otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery”.
“LION 2008” Live International Otology Network, Belgaum, Karnataka.
“International workshop on laryngotracheal airway problems” Prince Aly Khan hospital, 2012, Mumbai.
National workshop on Transoral Laser Surgeries in cancer of larynx and hypopharynx” Prince Aly Khan hospital, Mumbai.
“International workshop on laryngotracheal airway problems” Prince Aly Khan hospital, 2013, Mumbai