Vinidh is a Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon at The Royal Marsden Hospitals and Professor of Robotic and Endoscopic Head and Neck Surgery at the Institute of Cancer Research, London. He has expertise in Transoral Robotic Surgery and Transoral Laser Microsurgery for head and neck cancers. He has pioneered a new robotic technique to remove radiorecurrent and radioresidual cancers and is the first surgeon in the UK to perform robotic free flap reconstructions. He is the primary or co-recipient for over £3 million in grant funding, has published over 170 papers, and co-edited the fourth and fifth editions of the UK National Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Management Guidelines. He has also edited the volume on “Head and Neck Disease” for the 8th edition of Scott-Brown’s Otolaryngology, the leading multi-volume multi-author textbook in the specialty in the world. He is also chief editor for the forthcoming 6th edition of Stell & Maran’s Textbook of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology.