Consultant KIMS Hospital Secunderabad
Apr 2010- to date
Consultant Yashoda Hospital Secunderabad.
ENT Faculty & Co- guide, DNB teaching programme, Oto-rhinolaryngology
Apr 2008- Mar 2010
Trained myself in handling & counselling patients from a non service background & perfected the skills of private practice in a corporate hospital and became aware of the work ethos in corporate hospitals.
Consultant Rainbow Children’s Hospital
ENT Faculty, DNB Teaching Programme Family Medicine
Sep 2007-Apr 2008
Posted to a 450 bedded AF hospital, at Kanpur. Opted for a premature release, from the defense services.
HOD Dept of ENT at Military Hospital, Secunderabad
Jul 2004 – Sep 2007
Did all varieties of surgeries like branchial cysts removal, SISTRUNK, transpalatal excision of angiofibroma and basic open rhinoplasty procedures, stapedectomies and a spectrum of Endoscopic sinus surgeries
HOD Dept of ENT, Registrar of the Hospital
Posted to Delhi area worked as HOD dept of ENT, Registrar of the hospital and also officiated as CO of the hospital intermittently.
In addition to adding to my ENT experience, gained experience in hospital administration.
Assoc Prof , Oto-rhinolaryngology, Rajiv Gandhi University of Medical Sciences, Karnataka
July 1998 – May 2001
Posted as HOD & Assoc Prof ENT at Institute of Aero-space Medicine Bangalore
Presented a paper on Alternobaric vertigo in ISAM conf Bangalore.
Did various departmental projects, on aviation ENT. Compiled a chapter on Noise in Aviation for a manual of Aviation Medicine.
My PG student won the young achievers award at Av-med conf in Nevada USA for her dissertation work, which was published in international Av-med journal
Jan 1995- May 1998
Had the rare distinction of being specially posted to another tertiary ENT care centre at Chandigarh. I headed the centre for 2 yrs Did a variety of surgeries including Eagles operation, SISTRUNK, transpalatal excision of angiofibroma and also initiated into basic open rhinoplasty procedures, stapedectomy, & started doing Endoscopic sinus surgeries
Clinical tutor & then Asst Prof Rajiv Gandhi University of Medical Sciences, Karnataka
Jan 1991- Dec 1994
Posted to a tertiary ENT care centre at Command hospital Bangalore. (Recognized centre for ENT PG programs)
I honed my skills on all ENT surgeries including MLS & ear surgeries and operated on cases like- choanal atresia, frontoethmoidal mucocele to name a few.
Post graduation in ENT at AFMC Pune under Professor RC Kochhar
I performed all basic ENT surgeries and stood 2nd in the university
Posted as Medical Officer in Charge of a Flying squadron
I dealt with a variety of aero-medical related issues and was the family physician to the squadron personnel & their families.
Joined the Indian Air Force at Coimbatore
As medical officer in charge I dealt with all kinds of medical and surgical cases. I also gained experience in some aspects of hospital and medical stores management.
Senior House Job, Dept of Urology in Gandhi Hospital, Secunderabad.
Jan 1984- Jun 1984 (under Dr Vyas Narayan)
It gave me an insight into operation theatre ethics and the surgeons approach and management of surgical cases
I performed some SPCs, catheterizations & dilatations and more importantly gained experience in ward procedures
House Officer in Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad.
October 1982 to September 1983
Pre registration year in teaching hospital
Rotating through General Surgery, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Orthopaedics and Emergency Medicine.
I gained experience in bedside care, manners and minor surgical procedures.