Dr. Umanath K. Nayak Head and Neck Surgical Oncologist in Hyderabad

Dr. Umanath K. Nayak

Head and Neck Surgical Oncologist, Hyderabad


  • 1 Hospital
  • 30 Years Experience


  • Dr. Umanath K Nayak, Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon Apollo Hospital
  • Dr. Umanath K. Nayak is a Lecturer in Head & Neck Surgery, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India, (1990 - 1992)
  • Clinical Observer in Head & Neck, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA, July 1994
  • Trained at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Worked at the prestigious, Memorial Sloan – Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA


  • Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

  • Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)


  • Head & Neck Surgery

  • Skull Base Surgery

  • Thyroid Surgery


  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Oral & Throat Cancers
  • Thyroid and Parotid Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Head & Neck Reconstructive Surgery


  • Clinical training course on prosthetic vocal and pulmonary after total laryngectomy (the provox system)-Netherlands cancer institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • MBBS from Mysore University in 1985
  • MS(Gen. Surgery) from Mangalore University in 1988
  • Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery from University of Califonia, Davis, USA in 1993
  • Fellowship in Skull Base Surgery from University of California, Davis, USA in 1994
  • Fellow in Head and Neck Oncology and skull based surgery, University of California, Davis, Medical Center Sacramento, California (U.S.A) (1992 - 1994)

Practice Information

Apollo Healthcity, Jubilee Hills

Apollo Healthcity, Jubilee Hills

Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500033

Achievements & Contributions

  • First National Skull Base Congress of the Skull Base Society of India, New Delhi
  • 36th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Head & Neck Surgery at Palm Beach, Florida, USA
  • Ninth Head & Neck Surgery Workshop, The Society of Head & Neck Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Fifth National Cancer Congress of the Indian Society of Oncology, Madras, India
  • Khandelwal Junior Oncologist Award for Scientific excellence, Indian Society of Oncology, 1992, Madras, India
  • Outstanding Achievement Award – Apollo Hospitals, 1997
  • UICC Fellowship Award – 1998- for project “Post Laryngectomy Speech Rehabilitation using the Provox Voice Prosthesis“ at The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • S.L. Jaiswal Best Video Award – Association of Otolaryngologist’s of India, National Conference, In 2002
  • Biography included in Marquis “World’s Who’s Who in the Medical Profession”, 2003 Edition 
  • Enduring Cancer - Stories of Hope", a book by Dr. Nayak was released recently at an event in Hyderabad, India
  • Shenoy A.M., Hasan S., Nayak U.K. et al (1992), Radio – recurrent Laryngeal cancers – role of Salvage Laryngectomy, Pakistan Journal of Otolaryngology 8:63-65
  • Shenoy A.M., Hasan S., Nayak U.K., et al (1992) Neck metastasis from an occult primary – The Kidwai Experience. Indian Journal of Cancer 29:203-209
  • Shenoy A.M., Nanjundappa, Nayak U.K. et al (1993) Scalp flap – a utility and reconstructive option For head & neck surgeons. The Journal of Laryngology and Otology 107: 324-328
  • Kumari P., Augustus M., Nayak U.K., et al. (1995) Cytogenetic and viral studies in undifferentiated Nasopharyngeal carcinomas in patients of Indian origin. Indian Journal of Cancer
  • Nayak U.K., Donald P.J. and Stevens D. (1995) Carotid resection for invasion of malignant tumours.Archives of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 121:1029-1033
  • Nayak U.K., Chowdary S., Sainadh B.S.S. et al (1997). Glomus Intravagale tumour A case report. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery 49:2:136-138
  • Nayak U.K., Reddy B.S., Chowdary S., (1999) Carotid artery resection and vein grafting for  Malignancy. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery 51:4:72-75
  • Nayak U.K., (2001) Provox voice prosthesis – The Indian experience. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology
  • And Head & Neck Surgery 53:1:73-75
  • Nayak U.K. (2003) “Surgical management of some unusual parapharyngeal space tumours” Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery
  • Nayak U.K., Swain B., (2004) Myocutaneous v/s microvascular free flaps in oral cavity reconstruction A comparative study. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery 56:2:96-98
  • Nayak U.K., (2005) Head & Neck Cancer in India. Feature article, ENT News 14:3 July/August 74-75
  • Founder President – “Life Line”, Association of Blood Donors
  • Life Member – Indian Society of Oncology
  • Life Member – Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  • Life Member – Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology
  • Fellow of the UICC (International Union Against Cancer)
  • Founder President – Laryngectomee Club, Apollo Hospital

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