Dr Anil D Cruz
Dr Anil D Cruz,Director, Oncology Services  - Surgical Oncology,

Dr Anil D Cruz

Director, Oncology Services - Surgical Oncology

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Dr. Anil D’Cruz is a Director, Oncology Services – Surgical Oncology at Apollo Cancer Centres. He is a well-recognised as a global leader, clinician, researcher and teacher in the field Head and Neck Oncology, with over 35 years of experience. Dr. D’Cruz has held leadership positions & is on the board of numerous professional organisations, universities, research organisations and cancer institutions across the country and abroad. He is an avid researcher & his landmark contribution in management of neck nodes in oral cancers awarded the plenary at the American society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2015 and subsequently published in the New England journal of Medicine.

Areas of Expertise

  • Head & Neck Oncology
  • Oral Cancers
  • Laryngeal cancers
  • Thyroid cancers
  • Parathyroid cancers
  • Salivary gland cancers
  • Neck diseases
  • Parotid Cancer

Education & Training

  • MS General Surgery
  • DNB General Surgery
  • Honorary FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons London
  • Head & Neck surgery training from Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York
  • Laser Surgery at Vanderbilt University USA
  • Speech rehabilitation at

Professional Work

  • Director – Oncology Services – Apollo Cancer Centre
  • Senior Consultant – Apollo Cancer Centre, Mumbai
  • President – Union International for Cancer Control, Headquartered in Geneva
  • Ex – Director of Head & Chief of Neck Services – Tata Memorial Hospital
  • Governing Council Member & Past President – Foundation Head & Neck Oncology
  • Past President – Asian Society of Head & Neck Oncolo