Dr Rajiv Charles Michael is a senior Consultant in otolaryngology -Head & Neck Surgical Oncology. He underwent training in Otolaryngology -Head & Neck surgery in India and the United Kingdom. He has been practicing otolaryngology for more than 20 years and specialized Head and Neck surgical oncology since the past 10 years. He has a special interest in Laryngeal cancers particularly in Minimally invasive surgery for Head & Neck cancers with a special focus on trans oral Laser micro surgery for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer. He is a professor and former Head of the department in Head & Neck surgery at the Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, India. He has several publications in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck surgery.