Dr. Apurva Garg

Speciality: Head & Neck Onocosurgery

Designation: Consultant Head & Neck Onocosurgery

  • Indore


Dr. Apurva Garg is consultant Vishesh Jupiter Hospital, Indore experienced Head and Neck oncosurgeon with a demonstrated history of working in high volume tertiary oncology centers across India. Skilled in Clinical Research, Translational Research and anti-tobacco advocacy. Strong clinical acumen, surgical skills and research oriented professional with a Clinical Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery from Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai and IFHNOS Global fellowship in Head & Neck Oncology and Surgery having keen interest in academics, public health, mentoring new talents and entrepreneurship.



All surgeries of Head Neck with their reconstructive procedures and rehabilitation. Special interest in NBI, FEES and pre-malignant lesions of oral cavity.

Professional Highlights
  • 14 years in Head & Neck Oncosurgery, trained at TMH under Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi.
  • Worked as Consultant in premier Superspeciality cancer Institutes all over India.
  • Core member of the IFHNOS and Executive Committee member of FHNO India.
  • Member of the team that did first cancer surgery on a train (Life Line Express)
  • Anti Tobacco crusader, has trained over 5,000 school principles under COTPA Over 800 citations, 20 publications and 2 book chapters.
Special Interest

Head & Neck Onco-Surgery

Research Publication
  • Arjun Singh, Apurva Garg, Dushyant Mandlik, Vincent Vander Poorten, Snehal G Patel, James Paul O'Neill et al Assessing the quality of life of head and neck healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic-A self-reported global crosssectional questionnaire study by the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies. J Surg Oncol. 2021 Sep;124(4):476-482.
  • Garg A, Mair M, Sanghvi H, Bhati M, Malik A, Mishra A et al Adequacy of surgical margins in oral cancer patients with respect to various types of reconstructions. South Asian J Cancer 2019.
  • Malik A, Mishra A, Garg A, Shetty R, Chakrabarti S, Nair D, et al Trends of oral cancer with regard to age, gender, and subsite over 16 years at a tertiary cancer center in India. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2018:39(3);297.
  • Pareekutty NM, Garg A, Chandveetil J, Chakrabarti S, Mair M, Bansode A, et al Diagnosis of cancer has impact on consumption of tobacco amongst family members and friends of patients. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2018:39(1);73.
  • Shah A, Malik A, Garg A, Mair M, Sudhir VR, Chaturvedi P. Oral Sex and Human Pappiloma Virus related Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer-a review of literature. J Postgrad Med. 2017Aug 4.
  • Chaturvedi P, Malik A, Nair D, Nair S, Mishra A, Garg A, Vaishampayan S. Oral squamous cell carcinoma associated with oral submucous fibrosis have better oncologic outcome than those without. Oral Surgery Oral Med Oral Path Oral Radiol. 2017.
  • Mishra A, Datta S, Malik A, Garg A, Nair D, Nair S, Mair M, Bal M, Agarwal J, Chaturvedi P. Role of microscopic spread beyond gross disease as an adverse prognostic factor in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Eur J Surg Oncol 2017.
  • Jain V, Garg A, Parascandola M, Chaturvedi P, Khariwala SS, Stepanov I. Analysis of Alkaloids in Areca Nut-Containing Products by Liquid Chromatography– Tandem Mass Spectrometry. J Agric Food Chem. 2017:65 (9);1977-83.
  • Mair M, Nair D, Nair S, Datta S, Garg A, Malik A et al. Intra-Operative Gross Examination Versus Frozen Section for Achievement of Adequate Margin in Oral Cancer Surgery. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Radiol. 2017:123(5);544-9.
  • Chakrabarti S, Mishra A, Agarwal JP, Garg A, Nair D Chaturvedi P. Acute toxicities of adjuvant treatment in patients of oral squamous cell carcinoma with and without submucous fibrosis: A retrospective audit. J Can Res Ther.2016;12:932-7.
  • Khariwala S, Garg A, Stepanov I, Gupta PC, Ahluwalia JS, Gota V, Chaturvedi P. Point-of-Sale tobacco advertising remains prominent in Mumbai, India. Tob Regul Sci. 2016;2(3):230-8.
  • Malik A, Joshi P, Mishra A, Garg A, Mair M, Chakrabarti S, et al Prospective study of the pattern of lymphatic metastasis in relation to the submandibular gland in patients with carcinoma of oral cavity. Head Neck. 2016;38(11):1703-7.
  • Garg A, Chaturvedi P, Mishra A, Datta S. A review on harmful effects of pan masala. Ind J Cancer.2015;52(4):663-6.
  • .Mishra A, Chaturvedi P, Datta S, Nag S, Joshi P, Garg A. Harmful effects of nicotine. Indian Journal of Medical and Pediatric Oncology.2015;36(1):24-31.
  • Garg A. BRAF and Thyroid Cancer. Int. J Head Neck Surg.2014;5(3).
  • Garg A, Chaturvedi P, Gupta PC. A systemic review of adverse effects of Areca nut or betel nut. Indian Journal of Medical and Pediatric Oncology.2014; 35(1).
  • Chaturvedi P, Garg A. E-cigarettes-Boon or Ban ?Int. J Head Neck Surg.2014;5(3). 18. Chaturvedi P, Kuwajerwala NK, Abbrah T, Chaturvedi U, Rao VS, Garg A. Neck, Cervical Metastases, Surgery. Medscape Reference. Updated April 24, 2014. Available at http://emidicine.medscape.com/article/849611-overview.


  • American Head and Neck Society
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Asia Pacific Thyroid Society
  • Korean Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Multi-disciplinary Salivary Gland Society Europe
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  • Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology, India
  • West Bengal Society of Head & Neck Oncology
Day: Monday to Saturday
Timing: 10:00 am to 16:00 pm
* Timings are subjected to change in case of emergency & unforeseen situations.

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