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Dr. Vishal Choksi

  • Head & Neck Surgery, Oncology ( Surgical )
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    Diplomate of American Board of Surgery
    Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology (Memorial - Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York)
    Fellowship accredited by the American Head & Neck Society

    Additional Training:

    • Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Thyroid Surgery (MIVATS) from University of Pisa, Italy (2009)
    • Transoral Laser Surgery of the Larynx from European Institute of Oncology, Italy (2009)
    Fellowships / Memberships / Work Experiences
    • American College of Surgeons
    • American Head and Neck Society
    Previous Appointments
    • Internship, General Surgery – North Shore University Hospital, New York (2000 to 2001).
    • Residency, General Surgery – Maimonides Medical Center, Brookly, New York (2001 to 2006) & Chief Resident (2005 to 2006).
    • Fellow, H & N Surgery under Dr. Jatin Shah, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York (2006 to 2008).
    • Instructor, Department of Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York (2006 to 2008).
    • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York (Joint appointment 2006 to 2007).
    • Junior Lecturer, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Ahmedabad (2010 to 2011).
    Areas of Specialization

    Head & Neck Surgery


    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Parathyroid Tumors
    • Cancers of the Oral Cavity, Oropharynx, Hypopharynx
    • Cancer of the Larynx (Voice Box)
    • Malignant Tumors of the Skull Base and Sinonasal Cavity
    Awards and Achievements


    • Recipient of National Institute of Health (USA) T32 Training Grant
    • Conducted and participated in several clinical trials, observing effects of Cigarette Smoke
    Other Informations

       Publication/ Abstracts: 

    • CK2 Inhibitors abrogate Tobacco Smoke medicated activation of Arly Hydrocarbon Receptor in Human Pre-Malignant Epithelia Cells - presented at American H & N Society, International Meeting, San Francisco July 2008 – Choksi V, DuB, Kaker A, Bocker J, Boyle J – 
    • Effects of Cigarette Smoke on the Human Oral Transcriptome - Boyle JO, Gumus Z, Choksi V et al (Cancer Prevention Research March 2010)
    • Do Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Buccal Mucosa involving the overlying skin require a Comprehensive Neck Dissection -V Choksi, presented at American H&N Society Meeting, Chicago April 2011
    • Abstract Presentation at Gujarat Society of Head and Neck Oncology, 2007

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