Dr. Anil D’Cruz has recently joined Apollo Hospitals as Director, Oncology. He is a well-recognized global leader, clinician, researcher and teacher in Head and Neck Oncology.
He had served as Director and Chief of the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India. He is a recipient of Honorary FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons, London, for his outstanding work in the field of surgery. Dr. D’Cruz has undergone special training for head and neck surgery at the Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, Laser Surgery at Vanderbilt University, USA and speech rehabilitation at Indianapolis, USA.
Dr. D’Cruz is the first Indian to hold the position of President Elect (2018-2020) and President (2020-2022) of the Union International for Cancer Control, Geneva, Switzerland which is the largest cancer organization globally committed to the cause of cancer control. D’Cruz has over 33 years of experience in the field of Surgical Oncology focusing primarily on head and neck cancers. He has over 200 publications and chapters credited to his name.