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Dr. Rakesh Katna

About, Dr. Rakesh Katna

Dr. Rakesh Katna is a renowned and esteemed Surgical Oncology doctor with a rich experience of 23 years in this field. He is currently practicing at S L Raheja Fortis Hospital, Mumbai. He has acquired training in Trans Oral robotic surgery, Robotic thyroidectomy at ASAN medical center, Seoul, Korea, and Endoscopic thyroid surgery at NCE, Hanoi, Vietnam.


Dr. Rakesh Katna is a well-known Oncology doctor with a medical specialty of 

  • Head and Neck Oncosurgery
  • Endoscopic Thyroid surgery
  • Skull Based Procedures
  • Minimal Access procedures
  • Microvascular reconstruction


  • MBBS in Himachal Pradesh University, India, 2003
  • MS – General Surgery – Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, 2009
  • MCh – Surgical Oncology


Dr. Rakesh Katna is an expert specialist as a Head and Neck Surgeon, Robotic Surgeon, Hemato oncologist, and Gynecologic Oncologist. He also has gained vast knowledge in the field of oncology by working in various cancer hospitals across Mumbai as

  • Surgical Oncologist Consultant in Vedant Hospital, Thane, Mumbai
  • Surgical Oncologist Consultant in Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai
  • Surgical Oncologist Consultant in Bombay Hospital, Mumbai
  • Surgical Oncologist Consultant in SL Raheja Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai
  • Surgical Oncologist Consultant in HCG ICS Khubchandani Cancer Hospital, Mumbai
  • Surgical Oncologist Consultant in Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central

Dr. Rakesh Katna provides a range of cancer diagnostics, therapeutic drugs, and procedures for improvement in cancer treatments. He has treated more than 2000 cancer patients with a high and effective success rate. 


Dr. Rakesh Katna is a member of 

  • Maharashtra Council of Homeopathy
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)


Dr. Rakesh Katna has acquired 

  • Fellowship ( Robotic Surgery), Seoul
  • Fellowship (Head and Neck Oncosurgery), Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • Skull Base Fellowship from Ohio state university
  • Fellowship ( Endoscopic thyroid surgery), Hanoi


Dr. Rakesh Katna has several national and international publications in the thyroid, and head neck cancers including – 

  • Katna R, Shet T, Sengar M, Menon H, Laskar S, Prabhash K, D’Cruz A, Nair R. Clinicopathologic study and outcome analysis of thyroid lymphomas: Experience from a tertiary cancer center. Head Neck. 2012 Feb 24. doi: 10.1002/hed.22928.
  • Sayed SI, Dwivedi RC, Katna R, Garg A, Pathak KA, Nutting CM, Rhys-Evans P, Harrington KJ, Kazi R. Implications of understanding cancer stem cell (CSC) biology in head and neck squamous cell cancer. Oral Oncol. 2011 Apr;47(4):237-43.
  • Kazi R, Katna R, Dwivedi RC. Minimal access thyroid surgery – a new dawn? Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010 Jul;92(5):361-2
  • Garg A, Dwivedi RC, Sayed S, Katna R, Komorowski A, Pathak KA, Rhys-Evans P, Kazi R. Robotic surgery in head and neck cancer: a review. Oral Oncol. 2010 Aug;46(8):571-6.
  • Deshmukh AD, Katna R, Patil A, Chaukar DA, Basu S, D’Cruz AK. Ectopic thyroid masquerading as submandibular tumor: a case report. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2011 Sep;93(6):e77-80.


Dr. Rakesh Katna has won several prestigious awards such as 

  • Best paper award for consultants at MENTCON 2019
  • Specialty Is Diagnosis By Feeling Pulse, Without Referring Pathological Or Any Medical Reports. Expressing Chief Complaint Of Patient Without Asking The Patient.-2017

Dr. Rakesh Katna is known for his humble nature and dedication to giving advanced treatments to cancer patients for an increased success rate. He treats cancer with the latest technologies and drugs for the best responses in even adverse symptomatic cases. He has in-depth knowledge in the vast field of surgical oncology for precise treatment plans based on the patient’s conditions. Dr. Rakesh’s accomplishments in invasive treatments of thyroid and head and neck cancer have proven significantly beneficial for cancer patients and to overall healthcare institutions in Mumbai.

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