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Kavita Pattani, MD, FACS

Kavita M. Pattani, MD, FACS, serves as medical director at the Head & Neck Surgical Oncology. She is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology as well as being the vice chairwoman of the Department of Otolaryngology.

Dr. Pattani received her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. She completed her residency and surgical internship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. She then completed her head and neck surgery fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore.

Dr. Pattani has presented at several national meetings, including the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, where she spoke on the effects of radiation on anti-apoptotic pathways in head and neck cancer.

She has also been featured in several publications, including The Annals of Surgical Oncology. She has received several awards, including the AHNS Travel Grant Award from the AHNS International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer and the Humanitarian Travel Grant.

Additionally, Dr. Pattani is fluent in Hindi and Punjabi.

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