Rohan Walvekar, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT), New Orleans, LA, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center


Otolaryngology (ENT) New Orleans, LA

Clinical Professor, Mervin L. Trail Endowed Chair in Head & Neck Oncology, Co-Director, Medical Innovation Design Studio, Co-Director, Salivary Endoscopy Service Co-Director, UMCNO ENT Service. Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

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Education & Training

  • Dr. DY Patil Medical College
    Dr. DY Patil Medical CollegeClass of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2009 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2006 - 2014
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Walvekar RR. A Celebration of Innovation Award LSU Health Sciences Center, 2015
  • Key Opinion Leader (KOL) in Sialendoscopy Karl Storz, 2014
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award LSU Department of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery, 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Robotic thyroidectomy versus non-robotic approaches: a meta-analysis examining surgical outcomes  
    Kandil E, Hammad AY, Walvekar RR, Hu T, Masoodi H, Mohamed SE, Deniwar A, Stack BC, Surg Innov, 1/1/2016
  • Traumatic presentation of periorbital dermoid cyst: a case report  
    Tipirneni K, Carter J, Marino M, Walvekar RR, J La State Med Soc, 1/1/2016
  • Parotitis and sialendoscopy of the parotid gland  
    Hernandez S, Busso C, Walvekar RR, Otolaryngol Clin North Am, 1/1/2016
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Transoral robotic resection of retropharyngeal parathyroid adenoma
    Kane AC, Walvekar RR, Hotaling JM, AHNS, 1/1/2018
  • Management of submandibular stones
    Walvekar R, Mt Sinai Salivary Endoscopy Course, New York, 1/1/2017
  • Sialendoscopy Equipment
    Walvekar R, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1/1/2016
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  • Sialendoscopy: Beginner’s Guide To Success 
  • Beginner’s basic to advanced challenges 
  • ATA Guidelines Review 
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Press Mentions

  • New Surgical Approach to Remove Thyroid Gland Without Scarring the Neck
    New Surgical Approach to Remove Thyroid Gland Without Scarring the NeckFebruary 10, 2017 11:03
  • Approach Removes Thyroid Gland with No Neck Scar or Need for Special Equipment
    Approach Removes Thyroid Gland with No Neck Scar or Need for Special EquipmentFebruary 08, 2017 11:12

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Consultant, InvuityConsultant on Head Neck Surgery and Retroauricular Thyroid Surgery
  • Consultant, Hood Laboratories, Pembroke MAConsultant Sialendoscopy ProductsDisclosure: Royalties - Walvekar Salivary Duct Stent
  • Consultant, Cook Medical, USAConsultant on Sialendoscopy and Head Neck Surgery