Chief Consultant, ENT, GNRC Sixmile

Qualification

  • MBBS in 1990 from Dibrugarh University
  • MS (ENT Head and Neck Surgery) in 1996 from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Deemed University)
  • Post Doctoral Clinical fellowship in Otology, Department of ENT Head and Neck Surgery in Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
  • Gold Medal and Ranbaxy Award for thesis on Surgical Voice Restoration
  • Trained in United Kingdom in ENT Surgery and KTP-532 Laser Surgery
  • Trained in Italy in Surgical DIODE Laser
  • Trained in Cochlear Implantation Surgery at LUMC, Netherlands

Experience, milestones & professional memberships

  • Conducted Laser Surgery, first cochlear implant surgery in N.E India, V.N.G BAHA in India
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in the department of ENT, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
  • Worked as Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of ENT Head & Neck Surgery at Manipal Institute of Medical Science, Gangtok
  • The first surgeon to introduce the new technologies for cochlear implant
  • Was invited to OBAFEMI AWOLOW UNIVERSITY TEACHING COMPLEX, Ile-Ife, Osun State, NIGERIA as guest faculty and conducted the first Endoscope Sinus Surgery Workshop; initiated the cochlear implant programme at the first cochlear implant workshop
  • Pioneer in Laser Surgery in the North East India. Also founder of Cochlear Implantation programme at The Institute of ENT Head & Neck Surgery and Research Centre, Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Guest Faculty at World Convention on Cochlear Implant, Seoul, S. Korea
  • Guest Faculty at convention on cochlear implant for Indian surgeons, Thailand
  • Panelist on cochlear implants at the A.O.I National conference at Allahabad, India
  • Started the Institute of ENT Head and Neck Surgery and Research Centre,  A unit of Unilife Medical Services in April 2004
  • Worked as visiting consultant in Sendro Medicoz, Shilong & Greenwood Hospital, Aizawl
  • Presented numerous papers on National and International Conferences and honored as Guest faculty to various workshop and CMEs of regional, national and international level