Dr.C. Rayappa

Dr.C. Rayappa
ENT and Head & Neck Surgeon, Chennai

MBBS, DLO, FRCS (Edin)

Dr. C. Rayappa is a senior consultant ENT, Head & Neck Surgeon associated with Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Chennai.
  • Languages :English, Tamil

Specialities

  • ENT and Head & Neck Surgery

  • Endoscopic, Head & Neck Surgery

Procedures

  • Ear Surgery

  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

  • Sinus Surgery

  • Skull Base Surgery

Conditions

  • Cavity

Expertise

  • Head & Neck and Skull base Surgery for tumours of the mouth, pharynx (throat), larynx (voice box), nasal cavity, sinuses, ear, soft tissue tumours and tumours of parotid and other salivary glands
  • Micro ear surgery for deafness, discharging ear and facial nerve paralysis
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Minimally invasive endoscopic skull base surgery for conditions like pituitary adenoma, CSF leak and meningocoele

Education

  • Dr. C. Rayappa graduated from Madras Medical College, Chennai, India in 1982
  • Post graduation in Otolaryngology (ENT) from the same institution and had his advanced training at Sunderland General Hospital, U.K. from 1987 to 1992
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons [FRCS] of Edinburgh in 1989

Practice Information

Apollo Specialty Hospitals, Chennai

Apollo Specialty Hospitals, Chennai

320, Anna Salai, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600035

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Papers Presented:"Surgical management of malignant tumours of nose and ethmoid sinuses”. Comprehensive management of Tumours of the Nasal Cavity & Paranasal sinuses at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. Co-Sponsored by Indian Society of Head & Neck Oncology. 22 nd & 23 rd December 2001.
  • Surgical management of malignant lesions of Nasopharynx (Nasopharyngectomy)” Presented at the annual conference of Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology, Bangalore. January 2002.
  • Reconstruction of tongue with Gastro-omental flap after Total Glossectomy” Presented at AOI south zone and Tamilnadu state conference, Chennai. Sept. 2002 - Won the Gold medal
  • Management of Neck in Head & Neck Cancer”. CANCER CI – 2003. Hyderabad. 24 th August 2003
  • Lateral approaches to Skullbase” Presented at the annual conference of Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology, Kolkata 2003.
  • Endoscopic surgery of the sella and clival region” Guest lecture at the Royal College of Otolaryngologists of Srilanka 2003.
  • Moderated the panel discussion on ‘Head and Neck Reconstruction’ Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology, New Delhi -January 2004.
  • Skull base surgery – Lateral approaches” Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology, New Delhi. January 2004
  • Nasopharyngectomy for Nasopharyngeal carcinoma” Invited lecture – 4 th SAARC ENT Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka-September 2004.
  • Management of mandible in oral and oropharyngeal tumours” Invited lecture – 4 th SAARC ENT Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka - September 2004.
  • Endoscopic management of lesions of sella turcica” Presented at 4 th SAARC ENT Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka - September 2004.
  • Surgical approaches to pterygopalatine and infratemporal fossa for nasopharyngeal tumours”Invited lecture – 9 th Asian Research Symposium in Rhinology & 10 th Biennial Congress of the Trans-Pacific Allergy & Immunology Society – held at Mumbai, India - November 2004.
  • Approaches to anterior skullbase tumours” Invited lecture - Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology, Hyderabad. January 2005
  • Transfacial approaches to skullbase” Invited lecture - 57 th Annual Conference of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Hyderabad. January 2005
  • Current management of sinusitis” CME, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai. January 2005
  • Skullbase surgery” CME, Sankaranethralaya, Chennai, February 2005
  • Management of tumours of parapharyngeal space” CME, Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, February 2005
  • Nasopharyngectomy” CME, Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, February 2005
  • Hoarseness” CME, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai. August 2005
  • Nasopharyngectomy” Invited lecture – 11th ASEAN ORL Head and Neck Congress, Bali, Indonesia. 23 -25 August 2005
  • Going beyond filling a hole – Refinements in head & neck reconstruction” Invited lecture – 11 th ASEAN ORL Head and Neck Congress, Bali, Indonesia. 23 -25 August 2005
  • Transnasal endoscopic approach to petrous apex arachnoid cyst, ” Presented at AOI south zone and Tamilnadu state conference, Pondicherry - Sept. 2005 - Won the Gold medal
  • Publications :
  • Role of Allergy Clinic in the treatment of Nasal Allergy - The Antisepctic. Vol.81 No.5 May 1984 Pages 245-249
  • Laryngo-tracheal Injuries – Aetiology, Prevention and Management - The Antiseptic Vol.81 No.12 Dec.1984 Pages 685-688
  • Neoglottis Phonatoria - Indian Journal of Otolaryngology. Vol.37 No.3 September 1985
  • Resection and Re-anastamosis for the management of Tracheal Stenosis - Indian Journal of Otolaryngoloy Vol.39 No.4 Dec.1987
  • A study of Haemostasis following tonsillectomy comparing ligatures and diathermy - The Journal of Laryngology and Otology. Vol.107 August 1993 Pages 711-715
  • Intraoral Sebaceous Carcinoma - The Journal of Laryngology and Otology. Vol.110 May 1996 Pages 500-502
  • Solitary Fibrous Tumour of the Infratemporal Fossa - The Journal of Laryngology and Otology. Vol.110 June 1996 Pages 594-597
  • Thyroplasty Type I - Indian Journal of Endocrine Surgery. Vol.5 No.5 Nove 2000 Pages 17 – 18
  • Skullbase Surgery - A booklet which briefly describes the various approaches to skullbase with illustrative case reports. 2001.
  • Endoscopic Transsphenoidal surgery for Acromegaly - Indian Journal of Endocrine Surgery. Vol.6 No.6 Nov 2001 Pages 35 - 36
  • Giant Cell tumour of Clivus – Report of 2 cases - Sent for publication – Journal of Laryngology and Otology
  • Jugular Foramen Meningioma – Report of 2 cases - Sent for publication - Journal of Laryngology and Otology
  • Chondroblastoma of Temporomandibular region - Sent for publication - Journal of Laryngology and Otology
  • Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery – Our experience with first 150 cases - Sent for publication - Journal of Laryngology and Otology
  • Advantage of reconstructing the Tongue using Gastro-omental microvascular flap - in preparation
  • Reconstruction of Mandible using Fibula Microvascular flap and Osseointegrated Dental Implants – our experience - in preparation
  • Endoscopic management of petrous apex cyst - in preparation
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  • Indian Society of Otology
  • Indian Society of Oncology
  • Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology