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Dr Ravi Chander Veligeti

Dr Ravi Chander Veligeti 

Dr. Ravi Chander Veligeti is a highly esteemed Consultant Surgical Oncologist at the Continental Cancer Institute & Radiation Centre in Hyderabad, boasting over 20 years of invaluable experience in the field. His expertise spans both traditional and laparoscopic cancer surgeries, where he has demonstrated remarkable proficiency. With a commendable track record, he has completed over 15,000 cancer surgeries encompassing a wide spectrum of complexities, underscoring his mastery in the domain. 


  • Gynecologic Oncology and Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Reconstructive
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology


  • Robotic gyneconcology
  • Robotic Anterior resection
  • Robotic prostatectomy
  • Laparoscopic gynec cancer surgery
  • Advanced GI surgeries and Laparoscopic GI onco surgeries (Laparoscopic esophagectomies and colorectal resection)
  • Thoracoscopic surgeries (VATS) for Lung & esophageal cancers
  • Cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intra Peritoneal Chemotherapy) for advanced abdominal malignancies
  • State-of-the-art breast cancer surgeries which include Onco-Plastic Reconstruction and Sentinel Lymph node Biopsy
  • Complex head and neck cancer surgeries with microvascular reconstruction

 Education Details 

  • M.Ch. – (Surgical oncology) [Gold Medalist] 2005-2008 Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
  • M.S. (General Surgery) 1999-2002 Osmania Medical College, NTR University of Health Sciences
  • M.B.B.S. 1992-1998 Kakatiya Medical College, NTR University of Health sciences


  • Continental Hospital, Hyderabad April 2014 – June 2023 Chief, Surgical oncology & minimally invasive oncosurgery
  • Basavatarakam Indo-american cancer hospital March 2012 – March 2014 Senior Consultant – Surgical Oncology
  • KIMS Hospital, Secunderabad July 2010 to Feb 2012 Consultant surgical oncologist
  • Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad Oct 2008 to June 2010 Consultant surgical oncologist

Awards & Recognitions 

  • Delivered guest lectures in national and international level and have many publications in reputed journals.
  • Recipient of TIMES HEALTH CARE AWARDS, as the best surgical oncologist


  • Indian Medical Association – IMA
  • Association of Surgeons of India – ASI
  • Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India – AMASI
  • Indian association Gastrointestinal endo surgeons – IAGES
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology – IASO
  • Association of Breast Surgeons of India – ABSI
  • Foundation of Head & Neck Oncology – FHNO
  • Society of Peritoneal Surface Oncology, India – SPSOI


  • Affect on Survival Per Increase in Each Millimeter of Tumor Depth in Tongue Cancer : Sandhya Gokavarapu , Murtaza Ahmed , Nagendra Parvataneni , K. V. V. N. Raju , Ravi Chander , L. M. Chandrasekhara Rao. S Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg DOI 10.1007/s12070-014-0790-7
  • Role of postoperative radiation therapy (PORT) in pT1-T2 N0 deep tongue cancers : Sandhya Gokavarapu, MDS, Nagendra Parvataneni, Mch,b L.M. Chandrasekhara Rao S, Mch, Rammohan Reddy, MS, K.V.V.N. Raju, Mch, and Ravi Chander, Mch Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology · August 2015 DOI: 10.1016/j.oooo.2015.08.002
  • Reliability of Incision Biopsy for Diagnosis of Oral Verrucous Carcinoma: A Multivariate Clinicopathological Study : Sandhya Gokavarapu , L.M.Chandrasekhara Rao , Sujit Chau Patnaik , Nagendra Parvataneni , K. V. V. N. Raju , Ravi Chander , K. A. Jeevan Kumar J. Maxillofac. Oral Surg. DOI 10.1007/s12663-014-0715-8
  • Revision of margins under frozen section in oral cancer: a retrospective study of involved margins in pT1 and pT2 oral cancers : Sandhya Gokavarapu ∗, L.M. Chandrasekhara Rao, Munish Mahajan, Nagendra Parvataneni, K.V.V.N. Raju, Ravi Chander British journal of oral maxillofacial surgery
  • Leiomyosarcoma of oral cavity: Rare presentation in retromolar trigone Sandhya Gokavarapua,, K.A. Jeevan Kumar , Ravi Chander , Sudha Murthy Oral Sci Int (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1348-8643(14)00006-8
  • Margin status in oral cancer: Requirement for Reassessment : Sandhya Gokavarapu ,Nagendra Kadapa, L.M.Chandrasekhara Rao, Ravi Chander, Satyajit Wadje, Kabir Rehmani, Sudha Murthy T. Subramanyeshwar Rao Oral Oncology 50 (2014) e35–e38
  • Close Margins in Oral Cancers: Implication of Close Margin Status in Recurrence and Survival of pT1N0 and pT2N0 Oral Cancers : Sandhya Gokavarapu, Ravi Chander, Nagendra Parvataneni, and Sreenivasa Puthamakula, International Journal of Surgical Oncology Volume 2014, Article ID 545372, 6 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/545372
  • Successful revision of involved margins under frozen section control. S. Gokavarapu, N.Parvataneni, S.Nusrath, Ravi Chander, L.M. Chandrasekhara Rao S. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2016.06.001


  • English
  • Telugu
  • Hindi

Dr. Chander’s unwavering commitment to enhancing cancer treatment is evident through his tireless efforts and continual pursuit of innovation. His extensive skill set, coupled with a passion for oncology, has propelled him to the forefront of the medical community, where he actively contributes to advancements in patient care and oncological research. Dr. Chander has become a pivotal figure in driving progress and improving outcomes in the fight against cancer through his dedication and expertise.

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