Dr. Sampath Chandra Prasad Rao
Consultant Cochlear Implant and Skull Base Surgeon
MS, DNB, FACS, FEB- ORLHNS, FEAONO
Dr. Rao is an Otolaryngologist who is fellowship trained in both Anterior and Lateral Skull Base Surgeries. He has worked with Prof. Mario Sanna, Prof. Paolo Castelnuovo and other prominent European Skull Base Surgeons and has a vast experience in treating various challenging Skull Base Pathologies. Dr. Rao has over 100 peer reviewed scientific publications (h index of 19), 25 chapters & 1 text book on Cochlear & other Auditory Implants by Thieme International. He is a visiting Professor at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He has pioneered many new concepts in skull base surgery in India. He is the Founder of World Skull Base. His areas of interest are Vestibular Schwannomas, Skull Base Meningiomas, Paragangliomas, Petrous Bone Cholesteatomas, Temporal Bone Malignancies, Cochlear Implantation, Bone Anchored Hearing devices, Auditory Brainstem Implantation, Nose and Paranasal tumors, Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibromas and Head & Neck Cancers
Dr. Kishore Chandra
Head and Neck Surgeon
DLO, MS, FACS
Dr. KC Prasad Rao is an eminent Otolaryngologist specialised in Head & Neck Surgeries. He has pioneered many concepts in Head & Neck Oncosurgery notably regional blocks in Head & Neck surgery. He served as Professor & Head of the Department of ORLHNS at Manipal University, Mangalore and as Dean of SIMSRC, Mangalore. He also served as the Consultant ENT surgeon at the King AbdulAziz Specialist Hospital in Saudi Arabia and as a Consultant ENT surgeon at various hospitals in the UAE. He has over 50 international peer reviewed publications t o his credit and has been a thesis guide to over 50 students. He was also the 1st person to start the Cochlear Implant programme in Mangalore, thereby establishing the 1st center in Karnataka outside Bangalore.
Dr. Sunil Furtado
Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon
Dr. Sunil V Furtado is a senior consultant neurosurgeon in Bangalore with over 15 years experience in Neurosurgery. He completed his MCh from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute, Trivandrum; a national institute under the Central ministry of Science and Technology. He worked for 9 years at the Sri Sathya Sai Institute for Higher Medical Sciences at Whitefield, Bangalore. During his stay, he was actively involved with neuro-oncology projects with the Indian Institute of Science and CSIR & focused on brain tumors and cerebrovascular disorders. He then completed two fellowships in the US: Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery at Stanford University, California & Endovascular Neurosurgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. These fellowships provided a multimodality approach to managing complex head, neck and brain tumors, integrating skills of operative neurosurgery and radio-interventional neurosurgery.
Santhosh H J
Executive Director & CEO
Santhosh H J is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer at Aadhya Healthcare Private Limited. He has nearly 25 years of experience managing the field of Real Estate Industry and Architecture. Presently associated with Adarsh a Real Estate firm, Tandem Design Architectural firm, Village Groupe Commercial Real Estate firm.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Rajesh is working as Chief Executive Officer at Kishore Chandra Prasad Foundation. He has nearly 16 years of experience in IT Industry, Real Estate, Design Consultancy. Also, worked as Relationship Manager at Patel Realty, Artha Real Estate Corporation, Infoedge India Limited & TDCPL.
Chief Technology Officer
Aditya is the Chief Technology Officer at Atharv Medical Technologies Private Limited. Aditya has 4 years of experience in Retail, NBFC and Hospitality industries. He has completed Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing and IT from Pune University and MBA in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from Western Sydney University, Australia.
Dr. Ajay Bhandarkar
Consultant ENT Surgeon
MS ENT, ACME
Dr. Ajay Bhandarkar , an ENT Surgeon with fellow in training in skull base surgery under Dr Sampath Chandra Prasad Rao, has an experience of 12 years in general ontology ,rhinology ,laryngology and head and neck surgery. An Otorhinolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon by profession and a researcher who has an avid interest in pursuing neurotology, implant otology and lateral skull base surgery.
Dr. Pallavi Rao
DNB, FEBR, FRCR
Dr. Pallavi Rao is a senior radiologist from Manipal University, trained in Imaging of the Skull Base. She completed her Fellowship of the European Board of Examinations while she worked at Casa Di Cura Piacenza, Italy under Prof. Mario Sanna. She went on to complete her FRCR from UK. She is currently working at Telerad Soultions, Whitefield, one of India's largest Teleradiology solution providers.
Dr. Niveditha Damodharan
Consultant ENT Surgeon
MS ENT, DNB, MRCS
Dr. Niveditha Damodharan, General ENT surgeon currently working as associate consultant under Dr Sampath Chandra Prasad Rao at Apollo Spectra Hospitals Bangalore. She completed her M.S ENT from PGIMER, Chandigarh and trained in head and neck surgery. She is an enthusiastic and research oriented person with several publications to her credit.
Dr. Rakshita Kamath
Consultant ENT Surgeon
Dr. Rakshita Kamath is an ENT Surgeon with fellow in training in skull base surgery under Dr Sampath Chandra Prasad, has an experience of 4 years in general ontology, rhinology, laryngology and head and neck surgery. Jr. Consultant at Bangalore Head and Neck Sciences, Associate consultant at Manipal Hospital old airport road & Apollo Spectra Koramangala with a keen thirst for skill building in various specialities of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery with special interest in Facial Plastics and Reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Lavanya Manoharan
Consultant ENT Surgeon
Dr. Lavanya Manoharan is an ENT Surgeon with fellow in training in skull base surgery under Dr Sampath Chandra Prasad , has an experience of 3 years in general ontology ,rhinology ,laryngology and head and neck surgery. Consultant at Bangalore Head and Neck Sciences, Associate consultant at Manipal Hospital Old airport Road & Apollo spectra Koramangala with a keen thirst for skill building in various specialities of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery with special interest in Facial Plastics and Reconstructive surgery.
Clinical Audiologist and Speech Pathologist
BASLP MSc Audiology
Sushmitha Priyadarshini has done her Bachelors and Masters in Audiology, Speech and Language Pathology from JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore. She has experience of 4 years in Audiological Assessment and Hearing Aids. She has an interest in Cochlear Implants, BAHA, OSIA and vestibular assessments and management.
Clinical Operation Manager
Ramya is the Clinical Operation Manager at Aadhya Healthcare Private Limited. She done Master in Hospital Administration in Rajiv Gandhi University.