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    Ravindra Uppaluri, MD, PhD

     
    Ravindra Uppaluri, MD, PhD
     
    Director, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology

    Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Head and Neck Cancer

    Office phone: 617-632-3091
    Appointment phone: 617-632-5718 (new); 617-632-3091 (follow-up)
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    Discipline

    Surgical Oncology

    Interest

    Multidisciplinary management of head and neck cancers, including minimally invasive transoral laser microsurgery, and endoscopic and open approaches to anterior skull base pathologies


    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

    Biography

    Dr. Ravindra Uppaluri, MD/PhD is Director of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Uppaluri completed his MD/PhD at the University of Minnesota and subsequently his Otolaryngology residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO where he remained as a faculty member for the last 16 years. His clinical expertise is in multidisciplinary management of head and neck cancers, including minimally invasive transoral laser microsurgery, and endoscopic and open approaches to anterior skull base pathologies. Dr. Uppaluri has been the PI of clinical trials integrating small molecule and immunotherapeutics in the surgical management of head and neck cancers. He also leads an NIH funded laboratory focused on basic and translational approaches to head and neck cancers.

    Background

    Board Certification
    American Board of Otolaryngology, 2001

    Residency
    Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO

    Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical School, 1995

    Graduate School
    University of Minnesota Medical School, 1995

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