Our Expert — ENT Robotic Surgery Training

Meet our ENT expert at the UPMC Center for Advanced Robotics Training (CART).

Umamaheswar Duvvuri, MD, PhD

Dr. Duvvuri's ENT training

Dr. Duvvuri is an assistant professor of otolaryngology and specializes in head and neck oncology.

He earned his doctor of medicine and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, prior to completing his otolaryngology residency at UPMC.

He received training in advanced head and neck and endocrine oncologic surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Duvvuri's interests

Dr. Duvvuri has special interests in:

  • Treating both benign and malignant tumors.
  • Endocrine diseases such as tumors of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.
  • The molecular oncology of head and neck cancer.
  • Minimally invasive endoscopic and robotic surgery of the head and neck.

His research interest is in molecular imaging techniques to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with head and neck cancer.

He also has special expertise in pediatric tumor surgery, including thyroid and parathyroid surgery.


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