Dr.K. Krishna Kumar

Dr.K. Krishna Kumar
ENT Surgeon, Chennai

MS, DLO

  • 1 Hospital
  • Asst. Prof. Govt. General Hospital, Consultant, Ministry of Health Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ENT consultant at Sankara netralaya & Tamil Nadu Hospitals
  • Head of Department - ENT, involved in training postgraduates for Diplomate in National Board
  • Visiting ENT Consultant, Sankara Nethralaya since 2002
  • Visiting ENT Consultant, Ministry of Health, Seychelles, Registered in Seychelles Medical Council
  • One of the early Nasal Endoscopic surgeons in Chennai, performing Endoscopic surgeries since 1992 and the first to use Microdebrider in India
  • Performing advanced Endoscopic surgeries for the past 19 years
  • Has worked in reputed hospitals in Saudi Arabia & United Kingdom and India

Specialities

  • ENT (Otolaryngology)

  • Endoscopy

Procedures

  • Balloon Sinuplasty

  • Bronchoscopy

  • Laryngoscopy

Expertise

  • Advanced Endoscopic Surgeries
  • Laser & Coblation assisted surgeries
  • Advanced endoscopic orbital Surgeries
  • Advanced Skull base surgeries.
  • Basic & Advanced Micro Ear Surgeries
  • Cochlear Implant surgeries
  • Micro Laryngeal Surgeries
  • Phono surgeries
  • Fibre-Optic Laryngoscopy / Bronchoscopy
  • Advanced Head & neck surgeries
  • Advance coblation & laser surgeries for snoring,
  • Advanced Phonosurgery
  • Balloon sinuplasty
  • Advanced middle ear implants and cochlear implant

Education

  • MBBS from Medras Medical College
  • DLO & MS ENT from Medras Medical College
  • Had training for advanced Endoscopic surgery with Dr.Vijay Anand, Sr. ENT Consultant & Faculty at Presbyterian Hospital, NewYork – Oct 2007
  • Had training for advanced Coblation surgery at Bergen, Norway-May 2011

Practice Information

Global Cancer Institute (Global Health City), Chennai

Global Cancer Institute (Global Health City), Chennai

439, Cheran Nagar, Perumbakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600100

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Attended American Academy of Otolaryngologists annual conference held at Washington DC – Sep 2007
  • Guest Lectures“Allergic Rhinitis”-current management, EAACI conference - geneva, Switzerland June 2012
  • Cochlear Implants – Nagercoil July 2011
  • Voice disorders & Clinical evaluation – “Voice disorders” CME, Global Hospitals & Health City, July 2011
  • Endoscopic Orbital & skull base surgeries, The Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Puducherry State Branch, Puducherry – Apr 2011
  • Guest Lecture Pondicherry State ENT association inaugural meet, March 2011
  • Attended: 7th All India Cochlear Implant Workshop, Madras ENT Research Foundation (P) Ltd, Feb 2011
  • Attended: Advance course in Rhinology & Endoscopic sinus surgery – Mumbai, Feb 2011
  • 63rd Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Jan 2011
  • Advanced Endoscopic Surgeries – Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & RI, Dec 2010
  • (Oration)– Pediatric Sinusitis, MMC, Chennai – June 2009
  • Pediatric Sinusitis, RHINOCON 2009, Mumbai – April 2009
  • Indian Society of Otoloaryngology Annual Conference, Delhi, Nov 2008
  • Faculty - CROSS FIRE session of Ear surgery - Endoscopic Vs Micro Ear Surgery – ENT update 2008 AOI Erode branch - Nov 2008
  • Faculty - Temporal bone Workshops, MERF, Quarterly
  • Endoscopic optic nerve decompression – our experience – National conference, AOICON, Agra – Jan 2008
  • Panelist - Surgical demonstration in cadaver, MERF dissection Workshop, Chennai –Dec 2007
  • Faculty, lecture & Cadaver decomstration: Basic priciples of FESS, TEMPFESS Workshop, SRMC – Nov 2007
  • Attended: Annual American Academy of Otolaryngolists, Head && Neck Surgeons, USA – Sep 2007
  • Underwent fellowship: Advanced Endoscopic skull base surgeries, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital under Dr.Vijay Anand
  • Guest Faculty - Endoscopic sinus surgery and Otoendoscopy Workshop – Krishna Eye & ENT hospital, April 2007
  • Functional Endoscopic sinus surgery workshop – Hyderabad – Feb 2007.
  • NLC Hospital Neyveli for demonstration of various endoscopic sinus surgeries – Feb-07
  • Pediatric Allergic Rhinitis – Chennai Nov 2006
  • Endoscopic management of orbital lesions –Orbit & Occuloplasty, CME, Apollo hospitals, Chennai – Nov 2006
  • Endoscopic Approach to orbital lesions – Neuro Ophthalmology CME, Chennai – Oct-06
  • Allergic Rhinitis, diagnosis and management – GB Pant Hospital, Port Blair, Andamans – Sep 2006
  • Orbital lesion – Endoscopic management – Rhinocon, Hyderabad – July 2006
  • Endoscopic Thyroid orbitopathy– Sankara Nethralaya – Chennai – June 2006
  • Endoscopic Orbital Decompression in Graves’ Orbitopathy, Bhopal Ophthalmology Conference – Feb 2006
  • He was the guest speaker with Doctor SUN News – live TV programme - Jan 2006
  • Physiology and Evaluation of Facial Nerve, TANFESS –Trichy – Jan 2006
  • Advanced FESS, IMA Ophthalmology Conference –Chennai – Dec 2005
  • Innovation in Ophthalmology – OASIS Conference Trivandrum - Nov 2005
  • DNE, EndoDCR – Indo Israeli Ophthalmology Conference, Chennai – Nov 2005
  • EndoDCR – Karnataka State Ophthalmology Conference – Nov 2005
  • Endoscopic Orbital Surgeries, Mumbai - Oct 2005
  • Orbital Lesion – Endoscopic management - College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka - Oct 2005
  • EndoDCR – Tamilnadu Ophthalmology Association Annual Conference – Aug 2005
  • Allergic Rhinitis; Current trends, Chennai – Aug 2005
  • Dizziness; Current Management, Chennai – June 2005
  • Sinus endoscopic society of India – Annual conference – March 2005
  • Chairperson – Advanced ESS – SMF CME – February 2005
  • International guest faculty – Prof. Vijay Anand – New York, U.S.A.
  • Panelist –Mastoid surgeries- STAN ENT CME – Stanley Medical College - Jan 2005
  • Management of Allergic Rhinosinusitis in pediatrics – SRMC – Dec 2004
  • Panelist in ‘Endoscopic surgeries’ in the State conference – Madurai – Nov 2004
  • Drooling of Saliva – in CP Child, Indian National Congress on Cerebral palsy - Oct 2004
  • Guest lecture on the occasion of 75th year celebration of ENT department - Chidambaram Medical College – July 2004
  • Panelist – Advanced ESS – STAN FESS CME – Stanley Medical College – March 2004
  • Invited lecture – IMA Cuddalore – March 2004
  • Orbital Lesions Our Experience – AOI conference – Kolkatta – January 2004
  • Judge in Postgraduate Medal Paper –‘Tallents’- Tanjore State ENT Conference - Sep 2003
  • Advances in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery –Department of Atomic Energy Hospital, Kalpakkam, 2003
  • Allergic Rhinosinusitis - CME lecture for ENT practitioners and General Practitioners in Chennai at Hotel Park – 2003
  • Fungal Sinusitis - Differential diagnosis & management - Institute of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Nov 2002
  • Cervical adenopathy - An approach, State level CME program - Chengalpet Medical College, Chengalpet, 2002
  • Judge in Postgraduate Medal Paper – ‘Trident’- Kanyakumari State ENT Conference - Sep 2001
  • Endoscopic DCR and Orbital surgeries, City Ophthalmic Meet, Chennai, 2000
  • Complications in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, CMC, Vellore, 2000
  • Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Madurai Medical College, Madurai, 1997
  • All India Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Workshop, Coimbatore, 1999
  • Dr.Krishna Kumar, awarded Gold Medal for best paper in “Advances in Nasal Endoscopy” by practicing ENT surgeon at South Zone Conference, Chennai – 1997
  • Dr.Bhuvana, our Dip. NB postgraduate, received Gold Medal for best postgraduate paper at Tamil Nadu State ENT Conference, Erode – 2000
  • Dr.Vijay, our Dip. NB postgraduate, received Gold Medal for best post graduate paper at Tamil Nadu State ENT Conference, Kanyakumari – 2001
  • Dr.Sundari, our Dip. NB postgraduate, received 2rd prize for PG Quiz at State Conference, Ooty – 2004
  • Dr.Archana, our Dip. NB postgraduate, received Gold Medal for best post –graduate paper at Tamil Nadu State ENT Conference, Ooty – 2006
  • Dr.Sundari, our Dip. NB postgraduate, received 2nd prize for PG Quiz at State Conference, Ooty – 2006
  • Dr.Rajani, our Dip. NB postgraduate, received 3rd prize for PG Quiz at State Conference, Ooty – 2006
  • Dr.Geetha Banu, our Registrar received Gold Medal for the best post-graduate paper at the State conference at Mahabaliburam - 2008
  • Publication in National Journal of Otorhinolaryngology & International Journal of Neurosciences
  • Allergic Rhinosinusitis - Current trends in management, Chennai, 2002
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis - Study of incidence and Aetiology, Bangalore, 2002
  • Adenotonsillectomy - when do we operate, Chennai, 2002
  • Allergic Rhinosinusitis - an approach, Chennai 2001
  • Tuberculos Otitis Media, Cochin, 2000
  • Fungal Sinusitis, Delhi, 2000
  • Headache - Differential diagnosis, Chennai, 2000
  • Approach to Painful Ear, Chennai 1999
  • Endoscopic CSF Leak Closure, City Neuro Meet, Chennai, 1999
  • Complications of FESS, Erode, 1999
  • Endoscopic DCR, Chennai, 1998
  • Hoarseness of voice - SMF experience, Chennai, 1998
  • FESS using Hummer - A Microdebrider system, Cuttack, 1996
  • Endoscopic Excision of Fungal Granulomas, Cuttack, 1996
  • Myringoplasty - Inlay vs. Overlay technique, Chennai, 1985
  • ONG’s procedure - our experience of 20 cases, Chennai, 1984
  • Incidence of Deafness in malnourished children, Chennai, 1981
  • Has been involved as an active faculty member in various endoscopic and microear surgical workshops in Chennai, as well as in Erode, Trichy, Salem, Madurai and Coimbatore since 1995. Has been conducting free camps periodically – Cuddalore and Pondichery – since 2004
  • Editorial Chairman for state association Journal
  • American academy of Oto laryngologists – member
  • Indian Society of Otology - Life member
  • Indian Medical Association - Life member
  • Association of Oto-Rhino-Laryngologist of India - Life member