MBBS, MS (General Surgery) MRCSEd MCh (Head and Neck Oncology) FICRS/ Trans Oral Robotic Surgery Visiting Scholarship (University of Pennsylvania), Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery (Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute).

Consultant and Head of department, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology.

Doctor's Message 

If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun - Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Languages spoken 

English, Kannada, Tamil

Areas of Interest 

Published over one hundred and ten articles and book chapters, and edited 'Comprehensive Management of Head and Neck Cancer, a textbook released by Jaypee Bros. in early 2021. Multple prospective research studies and clinical trials are underway in the department. His clinical research interests include improved stratification in oral cancer staging, patient prognostication models, oral cancer in the young and non-tobacco user. His translational research interests are in oral cancer immunology and novel molecular pathways in chewed tobacco and areca nut users.


* Balasubranian D, Subramanian N, Missale F, F, Marchi F, Doghe Y, Vijayan S, Nambiar A, Mattavelli D, Bresciani L, Piazz C, Nicolai P, Peretti G, Thankappan K, Iyer S, Predictive nomograms for oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma applying the American Joint Committee on Cancer/Union Internationale Contre le Cancer 8th edition staging system. Head & Neck. 2021;1-13. / * Mirian C, Gerds TA, Pedersen MM, de Ridder M, Balm A, Mattavelli D, Piazza C, Jensen LR, Balasurbamanian D, Subramanian N, Dokhe Y, Thankappan K, Iyer S, Karam SD, Wiegand S, Feeley W, Milross C, Gao K, Palme CE, Low TH, Gupta R, Freudlsperger C, Moratin J, Sheahan P, Clark J, Ovesen T, Metrics of pN- staging in oral squamous cell carcinoma: an analysis of 1905 patients. European Journal of Cancer 2021; 150:33-41./ * Every J. Subramaniam N, Dawson R, Ch'ng S, Low TH, Palme CE, Clark J, Wykes J, Microvascular reconstruction of Head and Neck defects in the elderly. ANZ journal of surgery. 2021 May; 91 (5):969-74. * Subramaniam N, Nambiar A, Dhar S, Thankappan K, Koya kutty M, Balasubramanian D. Das M, Iyer S, Low PDL1 expression in Tumour Infiltrating Lymphocytes predicts local recurrence in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology 2021 Apr.27:1-7. * Kudpaje, A, Subash, A, Subramaniam N, et al. Remote Access Thyroid Surgery: A review of Literature, Indian J Surg. Oncol (2021).