Dr. Kanika Rana - Medanta Hospital

Dr. Kanika Rana

Consultant Head and Neck Oncology , Cancer Institute



Dr. Kanika Rana is a consultant in the department of Head & Neck Oncology at Medanta. She specializes in the field of Head and Neck Surgery and have an experience from Lok Nayak Hospital and did her MS Otolaryngology and Head and neck surgery in 2012 from Maulana Azad medical college followed by senior residency in the same department till 201 5. She did clinical observership in Head and neck surgery from Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore in 201 5 followed by Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology Surgery from Medanta Hospital. She also did clinical observership at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Newyork in 2022. Her area of expertise includes surgeries for Oral Cancer, Oropharyngeal Cancer, Carcinoma Larynx, Carcinoma Nose and PNS, Neck Dissection, Thyroid Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Laser Microlaryngeal Surgery, Salivary Gland Tumor and Reconstruction of Head and Neck region using Flaps.

Medical Qualifications

Clinical Observership Head and Neck Oncology, MSKCC, Newyork - 2022MSKCC, Newyork 2022
Fellowship in Head and Neck OncologyMedanta Hospital, Gurugram 2015
Clinical Observorship Head and Neck surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA 2015
M.S. ENTMaulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 2012
D.N.B. ENTMaulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 2012
MBBSMaulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 2009

Specialization and Expertise

  • Head Neck Oncology & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Laser surgery for oral cavity and larynx
  • Endocrine (Thyroid/ Parathyroid) Surgery  
  • Voice Rehabilitation Prcodeure (TEP)
  • Laryngeal / Airway Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Tumor Surgery

Memberships & Certifications

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)
  • Member of Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology

Awards & Accomplishments

  • International visiting scholarship - American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), 2015
  • 1st Prize in Quiz during 38th Annual state conference of the AOI, Delhi, 2015
  • 2nd Prize in Quiz during 36th Annual state conference of the AOI, Delhi, 2013
  • 1st Prize in Poster presentation during 62nd Annual National conference of the AOI, Mumbai, 2010
  • International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS) International Observership Grant