Ent Specialist in Hyderabad

Dr E C Vinaya Kumar

M.B.B.S., D.L.O., M.S. (ENT), Head & Senior Consultant ENT and Head & Neck Surgery

Work Experience

38 yrs+

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English, हिंदी, తెలుగు


Apollo Health City Jubilee Hills

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

  • Cochlear Implant Surgeries
  • BAHA Surgery
  • Surgery for Snoring
  • Rhinoplasty (Nasal Cosmetic surgery)
  • FEES


Work Experience

  • ENT Surgeon, MLL Hospital, Madanapalli, Hyderabad (May - December 1982)
  • ENT Clinic Tarnaka, Hyderabad (1983 - 1988)  
  • Visiting Consultant, ENT, SCR Headquarters Hospital, Hyderabad (1995 - 2001)
  • Sr. Consultant & Head of Department of ENT and Head & Neck Surgery and Coordinator, Apollo Cochlear Implant Clinic, Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad (1988 - Present)
  • Expert member, Aarogyasri Cochlear implant programme
  • Founder Member and Secretary, Society to Aid the Hearing Impaired (SAHI)
  • Advisory Board Member, Sri Vidhya’s center for special children
  • Advisory panel of Doctors, Global Aids Rehabilitation Centre 

Awards and Achievements

  • First one to start cochlear implant program in South India in 1994. Till date he has undertaken cochlear implant surgery for over 1700 children and adults, which is highest in the country for a single clinic.
  • “Philonthropy award” by Australian Government, NSW in 2012
  • “Global Health Care Equality Humanitarian Award -2019” by American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin in 2019
  • Limca book of world record for highest number of cochlear implant surgeries (18) in a single day
  • Responsible to bring free cochlear implant surgery under Rajiv Aarogyasree community health Insurance scheme.
  • Selected as a Key opinion leader for all cochlear implant companies to train professionals in the field of cochlear implant surgery
  • Mentors Cochlear implant programme in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamilnadu, Odisha, Maharstra, Manipur, etc
  • First one to start Snoring Clinic in the country in 1989.
  • Received ‘CIGI ORATION” in 2017 during 16th Cochlear Implant Group of India Annual Conference (CIGICON-2017), Visakhapatnam, India.
  • He is also recognized for the pioneering work with rhinoplasty, anterior skull base endoscopic surgery, and bone anchored hearing implants.
  • Awarded “Vaidya Rathna” by Megacity kalavedika, 2011 
  • Elected as a President for Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Andhra Pradesh branch in 2005
  • Elected as a President for “Cochlear Implant group of India”
  • He attended several training courses in India and abroad and also served as a guest faculty in various national and International conferences, training workshops.
  • Trained several post graduates in the field of ENT.
  • Successfully organized 7th Annual conference of cochlear implant group of India (CIGICON-2009) held in Hyderabad, 2009 as Chairman of the organising committee and also organized International Asia Pacific Symposium & on Cochlear Implants & Related Sciences in 2013 for the first time in India.
  • Selected as a Key opinion leader for India, Certified Cochlear implant surgery mentor for India
  • Dr. Vinaya kumar is often asked to present his scientific studies at various national and international conferences in the field of otolaryngology and speech & Hearing Sciences.
  • He has written a monograph on cochlear implants
  • By appreciating his social work Hon. Chief minister Late Dr. Y. S. Rajashekhar reddy felicitated him on children’s day celebrations, 2008
  • By appreciating his professional work AOI-AP Branch, AOI-North Coastal branch, AOI-Hyderbad branch, AOI-Tamilnadu branch. Kurnool ENT association, Vizag ENT association, ISAM, several other professional organization felicitated him during the conferences.
  • Through Society to Aid the Hearing Impaired (SAHI), he has initiated several programmes include “Hearing Impaired Girl Child Project”, “Gift A Ear Project”, Grow a tree project, Train the Trainer project, etc and through various activities SAHI helped thousands of people in South India, especially in Telugu states.

Research and Publications

  • Published several scientific articles in national and international journals like International conference on snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome proceedings book, Journal of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck surgery, Journal of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
  • Presented scientific papers at various conferences in India and abroad, notably at American Cochlear implant alliance (ACA), Asia Pacific symposium on cochlear implants and related sciences at Singapore, Korea, India; British Academy Conference in Otolaryngology at Manchester, UK, World Conference in OSAS at Rome, Italy, International conference on snoring and sleep apnoea syndrome at Italy. American Radiological society annual conference, USA, American Speech & Hearing association annual convention, Cochlear Implant group of India annual conferences and International Symposium on Audiological Medicine, International conference on cochlear implant and related Sciences, Baltimore and Munich; European symposium on cochlear implants and related sciences, Istanbul and Toulouse.

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Founder Member and Secretary, Society to Aid the Hearing Impaired (SAHI)
  • Advisory Board Member, Sri Vidhya’s center for special children
  • Advisory panel of Doctors, Global Aids Rehabilitation Centre 
  • Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
  • Member, Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)
  • Member, Indian Otological Society
  • Member, Indian Rhinology Society
  • Member, Indian Society of Laryngology 
  • Member, Cochlear Implant Group of India (CIGI)


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