Dr. Yash Merchant

Speciality: Maxillofacial Surgery

Designation: Consultant - Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Pune


Dr. Yash Merchant MDS, FRCS (UK) is a Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at Jupiter Hospital, Baner. Having trained in the entire spectrum of maxillofacial surgery, he is an expert in pathologies and fractures of the jaws and face. He has sub-specialised in trauma, TMJ and oral cancer with multiple fellowships. He has a keen interest in unusual pathologies and diseases of the head, face and neck. He is a specialist in the removal of teeth in medically compromised patients and surgical removal of impacted teeth. He has published numerous research papers in his field and has contributed to several texts as an author. He has trained at several prestigious centres in India and abroad and is credentialled with the Royal College of Surgeons, United Kingdom. Dr. Yash has also trained in minimally invasive, aesthetic, and robotic surgery. He amalgamates evidence, experience, and the latest technology to deliver superior results to patients.


  • Member AOCMF
  • Life Member Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India (AOMSI)
  • Life Member Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO)
  • Life Member South Asian Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Implants (SASOMI)
  • Cysts and Tumors of the Jaws, Fractures in any part of the face
  • Dental and Maxillofacial Space Infections
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Oral Cancer Resection and Reconstruction
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders (Lock-jaw, etc.)
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Dental and Maxillofacial Implantology
  • Patient-specific implants
  • Extraction of teeth in medically compromised patients
  • Extraction (removal) of teeth in geriatric patients with special needs
  • Wisdom teeth removal
  • Surgical extraction of unusually placed teeth (Palate, nasal cavity, etc)
  • Pathologies of the jaws
  • Aesthetic suturing of facial wounds and scar revision
  • Orthognathic Surgery (Jaw re-alignment)
  • Tongue tie release (frenectomy with lasers/scalpel)
  • Structured fellowship in Oral Oncology under the aegis of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences at Health Care Global, Bangalore
  • Credentialled by the Royal College of Surgeons (UK)
  • Clinical training in the Department of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology for 6 months at Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai under Dr.Prathamesh Pai
  • Clinical rotation at the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Bangalore as an AOMSI Fellow
  • Clinical Assistant at GSR Institute of Facial Plastic Surgery, Hyderabad
  • Attended and completed AOCMF Symposium on advances in Frontal and Naso-Orbital Fracture Management held at Amritsar
  • Completed the certified course on Robotic Training with the Da Vinci Console (Intuitive Surgicals)
  • Passed Masters in Dental Surgery in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with First Class
  • Stood first in the fellowship selection exam at HCG, Bangalore and passed fellowship with Honours
  • Awarded best scientific paper (Ex-vivo produced mucosal equivalent for small defects after oral cancer ablation) at the Indian Dental Students Conference 2013 hosted by the Indian Dental Association (IDA) Head Office
  • Won The First Prize and Rolling Trophy In The Saveetha Oral Cancer Quiz During The CDE Programme “Comprehensive Management Of Oral Cancer” Held At Saveetha Dental College And Hospital, Chennai
  • Awarded Runner –Up At the 3rd Annual Review on Head And Neck Cancer Organized By Kokilaben Hospital And Supported By The FHNO As An Academic Partner
Research and Publications

Completed all modules of Nature’s prestigious Masterclass on Scientific Writing and Publishing. Published over 40 papers in indexed National and International journals. Distinction of being one of the few authors from the sub-continent to be published in the high-impact journal Lancet Oncology. On the Editorial and Peer-review Board of several prestigious International Journals.

Book Publications
  • Tissue Engineering in Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery: The huge issues behind little issues (ISBN: 978-620-2-05146-0) Published by Lambert Academic Publishing. Distributed and available through Amazon and MoreBooks
  • Co-authored Nerve Injuries in the Maxillofacial Region. (ISBN: 978-620-5-52145-8) Published by Scholars’ Press. Distributed widely and available online.

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