Dr. Shawn T Joseph is one among the most notable doctors in the field of cancer treatment. The Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Department started by Shawn in 2014 at VPS Lakeshore is now one of the best centers in India for performing complex cancer surgeries on the neck and head. More than 3,000 major surgeries have been performed here in the last seven years including microvascular reconstruction, transoral laser surgeries for laryngeal cancers, and endoscopic-based surgeries. For the first time in India, Shawn had led a surgery successfully to remove cancer in the larynx without losing sound.
He holds an MBBS from Kozhikode Medical College, Post Graduation in ENT from BJ Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad and also passed MS with first rank from Gujarat University. He served as Senior Resident in Surgical Oncology and School Based Surgery at Tata Memorial Center, Mumbai and did MCh in Head and Neck Surgery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. He has published articles in numerous international journals and presented papers at international conferences.