Dr. Krishna Kumar

Dr. Krishna Kumar
ENT Surgeon, Chennai

MS, DLO

  • 1 Hospital
  • 33 Years Experience
  • 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
  • Senior Consultant Surgeon and Head of Department - ENTSundaram Medical Foundation, Dr. Rangarajan Memorial Hospital, Chennai, 1994 – Feb 2009
  • Senior Consultant Surgeon and Head of Department –ENT Global Hospitals & Health City, Chennai since March 2009
  • DNB teacher for DNB PG’s (from 1996-till date)
  • Visiting ENT Consultant Surgeon, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. (Since March 2003-2009)
  • Visiting ENT Consultant, Ministry of Health, Seychelles, Registered in Seychelles Medical Council

Specialities

  • ENT (Otolaryngology)

Procedures

  • Balloon Sinuplasty

  • Bronchoscopy

  • Laryngoscopy

Conditions

  • Snoring

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

  • MS ENT, Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1980
  • Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1977
  • MBBS, Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1980
  • 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
  • Panelist – Endoscopic SkullBase surgeries, All India ENT Conference, Chennai, Jan 2011
  • Guest Oration – Endoscopic DCR, All India ENT Conference, Chennai, Jan 2011
  • Moderator – Tamil Nadu State ENT Conference, Erode Sep 2010
  • Panelist – Southzone ENT Conference & Tamil Nadu State Conference, Chennai, Sep 2009
  • Panelist – SHORE ENT, Tamil Nadu State Conference, Mahabalipuram, Sep 2008
  • Panelist – FESS – National conference, AOICON, Agra – Jan 2008
  • Moderator – FESS – South Zone/State ENT conference – Ooty – Sep 2006
  • Chairperson – Current Status of ENT– Madras ENT Research Foundation – June 2006
  • Panelist - Challenges and Pitfalls in Endoscopic surgeries – Nagercoil FESS (work shop) – Dec 2005
  • Panelist – Management of Otosclerosis – Stanley Medical College & Hospital at Chennai - Sep 2005
  • Moderator - Challenges and Pitfalls in Endoscopic surgeries – South Zone/State ENT conference – Pondicherry – Sep 2005
  • Chairperson – Live surgery session – Prof. Kameswaran’s Oration – MMC – July 2005
  • Moderator – Panel on Rhinology – about FESS – September 2003
  • Co-examiner in Dip. NB examinations held at Chennai - Apr & Nov 2002
  • Guest Lectures: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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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