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MBBS; DLO; MS (ENT)
Apollo Health City Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
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)
Awards & Accomplishments:
First one to start cochlear implant program in South India in 1994. Till date he has undertaken cochlear implant surgery for over 800 children and adults, which is highest in the country for a single clinic.
“Philonthropy award” by Australian Government, NSW in 2012
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
First one to start Snoring Clinic in the country in 1989.
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
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