Dr.U.S. Vishal Rao Surgical Oncologist in Bangalore

Dr.U.S. Vishal Rao

Surgical Oncologist, Bangalore


  • 3 Hospitals


  • Working Surgical Oncoloist at Santosh Hospital, Bangalore
  • HCG Curie center of Oncology Consultant Oncologist Head Neck Surgeon (Jul 2012 - Mar 2013)
  • Kidwai Memorial Institute Asst. Professor (Jan 2009 - Dec 2011)
  • Tata Memorial Hospital Fellow (Apr 2006 - Nov 2008)
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Visiting Scholar (2008 - 2008)
  • A widely travelled surgeon with varied experience, especially in the field of Oncology and Head & Neck Surgery
  • He is a visiting Scholar at the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
  • A Consultant at the Institute of Public Health and an Director of the Cancer Prevention and Tobacco Control Project with W.H.O Tobacco Free Initiaves partners 
  • His social initiatives, especially on tobacco-awareness, are exemplary & is extremely passionate about a tobacco-free world


  • Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)


  • Thyroid swellings & tumors
  • voice box tumors
  • neck swellings and cancers
  • cancer prevention


MBBS, 2002, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India

MS, 2006, Rajiv Gandhi Univeristy of Health Sciences, India

Practice Information

HCG Curie Centre of Oncology, Bangalore

HCG Curie Centre of Oncology, Bangalore

Sampangi Ramnagar, #8 P.Kalinga Rao Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560020

Santosh Hospital, Bangalore

Santosh Hospital, Bangalore

Near Goodwill School, Behind Coles Park, 6/1, Promenade Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560005

Bgs Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore

Bgs Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Bangalore

67, Uttarahalli Road, Fort Kengeri, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560060

Achievements & Contributions

  • Awarded the Gold Medal in the Innovation category for the paper on “Role of Vitamin A in the Evolution of Cholesteatoma” at the Otolaryngology Association of India - South Zone Conference held in Belgaum
  • Best Poster Award “Schwannoma Of The Larynx”, at the 36th MENTCON, Maharashtra State ENT Conference
  • “Certificate of Acknowledgement” in conducting the audiovisuals presentations as a part of the scientific sessions for the 36th MENTCON, Maharashtra State ENT Conference
  • He has been on the guest faculty for numerous national and international conferences and CME
  • He has a number of national and international medical journal publications and has been a reviewer for international medical journals
  • He is a Member of the Union for International Cancer control (UICC) Globalink – Global Tobacco Control
  • A Member of National executive committee for the Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO)
  • Executive Board Member of the State Association for Otolaryngology – Head Neck Surgery, Karnataka 
  • A Member of the Action Council against Tobacco (ACT) – India
  • National Executive member - Federation of Head & Neck Oncology
  • Member - Union for International Cancer Control- Globalink (W.H.O)
  • Member of Indian Medical Association, No.1375, 2009
  • Member of the state committee on tobacco control – Ministry of Health & Family Welfare – Government of Karnataka, India
  • Member, Action council against tobacco (ACT) - India

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