Mr Raghav Dwivedi

Tel: 020 3447 2149
Fax: 020 3447 9855

University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre

Hypopharyngeal cancer, Laryngeal (larynx) cancer, Nasopharyngeal cancer, Nasal (nose) and sinus cancer, Oropharyngeal cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Salivary gland cancer, Thyroid cancer

Professional background

Mr Dwivedi is a full-time consultant ear, nose, throat (ENT) / head & neck surgeon at the University College London Hospitals (UCLH), London. He is also an honorary clinical associate professor at the University College London. Prior to joining UCLH in 2019 he was a consultant head & neck surgeon at QEUH Glasgow.

He completed ENT / head & neck surgery specialty training with CCTs from the UK and India and gained a wide range of experience in treating all aspects of general adult and paediatric ENT disorders. He also completed two advanced fellowships in head & neck surgery at Cambridge University Hospitals and QA Hospital Portsmouth, UK.

He gained further experience by visiting centers of excellence in the USA and Canada, including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre-New York, Mount Sinai Hospital-Toronto, University of Alberta and University of Western Ontario, Canada. This brings an international outlook to his current clinical practice.

He has expertise in the management and surgical treatment of all aspects of benign and malignant head neck conditions including salivary glands, thyroid / parathyroid, adult airway and laser surgery. He also has special interests in minimally invasive ENT/ head & neck surgery.

Research interests

He is actively involved in research and has successfully led several research projects within the UK and overseas. He holds a PhD in head & neck surgery from the prestigious Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research, London.

He has won several international awards for his work on functional outcomes in head and neck cancers. This includes “Young Investigator Award” from the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS), fellowship grants from the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) / University of Pittsburg, USA, the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) and the “Outstanding Clinician-Scientist Award” from CARF, India.

He actively mentors students and has co-supervised several masters and PhD students.

His research interests include Head Neck Oncology, Salivary glands, Thyroid / Parathyroid, Voice/ Swallowing problems, Minimally invasive/ LASER Surgery, Airway management, Neck lumps, General ENT conditions


To date he has published over 80 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and contributed more than 20 chapters in major head & neck and ENT books, including “Scott-Brown’s Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery” and “Principles and Practice of Head Neck Surgery and Oncology”. He has co-edited two head & neck surgery books and is co-founder of a book series “Head and Neck Cancer Clinics”.

He serves on the editorial board of several specialty journals and has been scientific reviewer for more than 40 peer-reviewed journals including BMJ, JNCI, Cancer, Head Neck, Laryngoscope, Oral Oncology and Surgical Oncology.

GMC/GDC number: 6168194