Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: MD (Radiation Oncology) 

Designation: Consultant, Radiation Oncology 

Years of experience: 13 years

Areas of expertise:

  • Head & Neck Cancers 
  • Brain tumours 
  • Breast Cancer 
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers 


Dr Nikhil Kalyani has done his MBBS from G S Medical College & KEM Hospital followed by MD in Radiation Oncology from prestigious Tata Memorial Hospital.  

He has been trained in high precision radiation techniques like SRS, SBRT, DIBH, etc. He has an experience of 13 years in Radiation Oncology. 

Awards & Publications:


  • Travel Grant for ESTRO 2013
  • Travel grant for AROI 2009


  • Murthy V, Masodkar R, Kalyani Net al; Clinical Outcomes With Dose-Escalated Adaptive Radiation Therapy for Urinary Bladder Cancer: A Prospective Study. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics. 2016, Jan; 60-67

  • Laskar SG, Kalyani N et al; Conventional radiotherapy Vs Concurrent chemo radiotherapy Vs accelerated radiotherapy in loco regionally advanced carcinoma of head &neck: Results of a propective randomized trial.  Head and neck, 2016,Feb; 202-207

  • Mahantshetty U, Kalyani N, Engineer R et al; Salvage Re-irradiation using high dose rate brachytherapy in recurrent carcinoma of uterine cervix. Brachytherapy; 2014, Nov-Dec;13: 548-53

  • Mahantshetty U, Shrivastava SK, Kalyani N et al. Template based high-dose-rate Interstitial Brachytherapy in Gynecological Cancers: A Single Institutional Experience. Brachytherapy, 2014, July-august, 337-342

  • Agarwal JP, Gupta T, Kalyani N et al. Cetuximab with radiotherapy in patients with loco-regionally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck unsuitable or ineligible for concurrent platinum-based chemo-radiotherapy: Ready for routine clinical practice?Indian J Cancer. 2011 Apr-Jun;48(2):148-53

  • Engineer R, Mehta S, Kalyani N et al. High dose chemoradiation for unresectable hilar cholangiocarcinomas using intensity modulated external beam radiotherapy: a single tertiary care experience. J Gastrointest Oncol 2017; 8: 180-186

  • Co-author: Management of skeletal metastasis; Book chapter in Practical clinical Oncology; Jaypee publications

  • Katna R, Kalyani N, Agarwal S, Singh S, Deshpande A, Bhosale B; Mumbai Oncology Group – Head and Neck. Impact of comorbidities on perioperative outcomes for carcinoma of oral cavity. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2020 Mar;102(3):232-235. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2019.0155. Epub 2019 Dec 16. PMID: 31841025; PMCID: PMC7027403

  • Katna R, Kalyani N, Singh S, Bhosale B; Mumbai Oncology Group – Head and Neck. Compartmental Clearance of Infratemporal Fossa for T4b Carcinoma of Buccal Mucosa/Alveolus: Clinical Outcomes. Indian J Surg Oncol. 2020 Jun;11(2):316-320. doi: 10.1007/s13193-020-01057-y. Epub 2020 Mar 30. PMID: 32523282; PMCID: PMC7260297

  • Katna R, Bhosale B, Sharma R, Singh S, Deshpande A, Kalyani N. Oncological outcomes in patients undergoing major glossectomy for advanced carcinoma of the oral tongue. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2020 Sep;102(7):514-518. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2020.0100. Epub 2020 May 21. PMID: 32436723; PMCID: PMC7450443

  • Katna R, Kalyani N, Deshpande A; Mumbai Oncology Group – Head and Neck. Free thyroid transfer to anterolateral thigh for prevention of radiation induced hypothyroidism: An initial experience. Am J Otolaryngol. 2019 Mar-Apr;40(2):160-163. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2018.12.013. Epub 2018 Dec 21. PMID: 30594401

  • Katna R, Singh S, Bhosale B, Deshpande A, Kalyani N; Mumbai Oncology Group – Head and Neck. Microvascular reconstruction for head and neck cancers in high risk population: clinical outcomes and complications. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2021 Apr;103(4):278-281. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2020.7078. Epub 2021 Mar 8. PMID: 33682450

  • Kalyani N, Bhosale B, Singh S et al. Distant metastasis in carcinoma oral cavity: Incoidence and prognostic factors. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2021; 42(01): 046-050 DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1729512

  • Katna R, Girkar F, Tarafdar D, Bhosale B, Singh S, Agarwal S, Deshpande A, Kalyani N; Mumbai Oncology Group – Head and Neck. Pedicled Flap vs. Free Flap Reconstruction in Head and Neck Cancers: Clinical Outcome Analysis from a Single Surgical Team. Indian J Surg Oncol. 2021 Sep;12(3):472-476. doi: 10.1007/s13193-021-01353-1. Epub 2021 May 17. PMID: 34658573; PMCID: PMC8490574

  • Katna R, Bhosale B, Kalyani N et al. Clinical outcomes for microvascular reconstruction in oral cancers: Experience from a single surgical centre. Accepted in Annals of Royal college of surgons

  • Kalyani N, Bhosale B, Katna R et al. Clinical outcomes and survival pattern for oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma patients less than 40 years age group. Accepted in South Asian Journal of cancer

  • Kakkar A, Biswas A, Kalyani Net al; Intracranial germ cell tumors: a multi-institutional experience from three tertiary care centers in India. Child’s Nervous system, 2016, ahead of print



  • AROI 
  • ESMO 
  • ISNO 
  • ISO 
  • ASCO 
  • FHNO 
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