Chief Organizing Faculty - Mr.Ullas Raghavan , United Kingdom
Mr Ullas Raghavan received his basic medical degree and postgraduate MS (ENT) degree from India. He became a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1999.
He had his higher surgical training at Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Derby Royal Infirmary and Leicester Royal Infirmary, University of Leicester. In 2005 he received full accreditation from the Specialist Advisory Committee in Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training by the Specialist Training Authority of the Medical Royal Colleges. He was awarded a Fellowship by the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery in 2004 and received advanced specialist training as a clinical fellow in Facial Plastic and Cosmetic surgery from renowned centres in France, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands and the US. He has passed the examination conducted by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as a European candidate. He is also the recipient of a travelling Fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow for advanced training in Endoscopic sinus surgery from Jekei University, Japan.
Mr Ullas Raghavan has given numerous presentations at national and international meetings on the topic of facial plastic surgery and is a faculty at many national and international workshops. He has published more than 35 peer-reviewed papers and written book chapters including 2 chapters in the 7th edition of Scott Brown's text book of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Since 2005, Mr. Raghavan is working as a Consultant in Ear, Nose & Throat surgery with special interest in Facial Plastic Surgery in Doncaster and Bassettlaw Hospital NHS Trust.
Invited Faculty - Dr. Nar Maya Thapa, Kathmandu
Dr. Nar Maya Thapa received her medical degree and postgraduate MS (ORL and H&NS) degree from TU Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu. In 1997, she became MS resident in ENT – HNS in TU Teaching Institute of Medicine. She participated in lot of training programmes and workshops like Shot term Fellowship in Rhinoplasty Shimmian Rhinoplasty Centre, Seoul, South Korea; Short term training in Facioplastic Surgery, St. Vincent’s Hospital and Bondi Junction Hospital, Sydney, Australia; etc. She also took active part in various seminars and conferences organized by TU Teaching Hospital and Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu. Her prominent participation was as Faculty in the 2nd Basic Facial Plastic Surgery Course at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, UK on November 2013.
She presented many papers which includes Free Papers as well. Amongst her vast list of publications, the important ones are: An Experience with Sistrunk’s Operation at Kathmandu, Pakistan Journal of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery; A Clinical Profile of Benign Tumors of Nose and Paranasal Sinuses, Pakistan Journal of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. She completed her research on Psychosocial Impact of External Nasal Deformity before and after Rhinoplasty on September 2013 under University Grants Commission, Sanothimi Bhaktaput and published her book “Manual of Emergencies in ENT – Head & Neck Surgery” in 2010. She has few memberships in various associations of Nepal and currently working as ENT Surgeon and Associate Professor in TU Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu.
Invited Faculty - Dr. Atul Kumar Shah, Baroda
Dr.Shah received his basic medical degree in 1982 from Medical College, Baroda. Later, in 1986, he received his postgraduate MS (ENT) degree. But his desire to reach to the sky did not stop here. He did M.Ch in Plastic Surgery (1989), Master of Philosophy in Cosmetology (2009); Master of Philosophy in Hospitals and Health Systems Management from BITS, Pilani; Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics from National Law School of India, Bangalore; LLM from The MS University of Baroda. He started his career in 1989 with Consulting Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon, self- employed nursing owner and administrator, 27 bed group practice with Burn Management Intensive Care. In October 2012 he became the Hon. Secretary of IMA, Vadodara Zone. He was also awarded with the prestigious position of Hon. Secretary and Convener of Legal Cell Association of Plastic Surgeons of India.
He is also the member of few renowned associations, namely, Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, International Society for Burn Injuries, American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, Association of Otolaryngologists of India, etc. At present he is working as a Consultant Cosmetic and Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon and Burn Management Specialist. Also, he is a Consultant in Hospital and Health Systems, Medical Law and Medical Education.
Invited Faculty - Dr. Manesh Senan , Trivandrum
Dr Manesh qualified from Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala, India in Plastic Surgery. . Dr Manesh acquired his FRCS (Edinburgh) in 2002 and trained in Taiwan Chang Gung University . He has presented papers in national conferences and has contributed chapters to surgical books. Has been working as consultant plastic surgeon at KIMS Hospital Trivandrum since 2006 with Special interest is in cosmetic procedures, especially in body contouring procedures.
He is also a member of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI), Kerala Plastic Surgeons Association (KPSA), Trivandrum Plastic Surgeons Association, Association of Surgeons of India and Indian Medical Association (IMA).
Invited Faculty - Dr.Vishnu Swaroop Reddy , Hyderabad
Dr Vishnu Swaroop Reddy is currently working as the Head of the dept & Chief Consultant Otolaryngologist and Facial Plastic Surgeon at CARE HOSPITAL, Banjara Hills, HYDERABAD. Dr Vishnu obtained his MBBS and MS (ORL-HNS) from S V Medical College, Tirupati, India and later DLO RCS (ENGLAND), FRCS (EDINBURGH), FRCS (IRELAND) while working in the U.K. He had his higher surgical training in the UK, USA, Germany, France, Austria and Australia in various sub-specialties of Otolaryngology. Dr Vishnu was in the UK between1993 and 2003 working for various National Health Services (NHS) Hospitals. He worked as a Consultant Otolaryngologist at Staffordshire General Hospital, Stafford, England and at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland and returned to Hyderabad in 2003.
Dr Vishnu has published several papers in the International and National journals and involved as a faculty member in various training workshops. He is also faculty at Dr A Mahadevaiah’s Micro Ear Surgery courses at Bangalore and Dr VP Sood’s International advanced Rhinoplasty courses and FESS courses at Delhi since 2003. His special interests are Rhinoplasty, Otology, Cochlear Implantation, Endoscopic Sinus and Image Guided Skull Base Surgery, Voice Surgery and Surgery for Snoring and OSAS.
He has been a faculty member in various training workshops and also at Dr A Mahadevaiah’s Micro Ear Surgery courses at Bangalore and Dr VP Sood’s International advanced Rhinoplasty courses and FESS courses at Delhi since 2003. His special interests are Rhinoplasty, Otology, Cochlear Implantation, Endoscopic Sinus and Image Guided Skull Base Surgery, Voice Surgery and Surgery for Snoring and OSAS.
Local Host Faculty- Dr.Deepak V Haldipur , Bangalore
Dr Deepak V Haldipur is a senior Consultant in Otolaryngology, Head and surgery in Bangalore. After finishing his undergraduate and postgraduate training from Bangalore Medical College, he received higher surgical training with Dr Mahadevaiah, DABO (USA) . He serves as the Chief consultant at Fortis hospital ,Vikram hospital, Sagar hospital, Chord Road Hospital , Bangalore. He is a visting Consultant at NR Hospital, Kareem ENT hospital. He also serves as a Honorary Expert Consultant to the Indian Institute of Science.
He is well known for his work on endoscopic and skull base surgeries, microscopic ear surgeries, endoscopic lacrimal surgeries, thyroid surgeries. His latest interests being Sleep and snoring surgeries, Cochlear implantation program. He has written various invited articles in the domain of otology and endoscopic sinus surgery. He is an active member of Indian society of otology, Association of otolaryngologist India, Indian society of Rhinology, Sinus endoscopic society of India, Cochlear implant society of India. He has been the chief faculty in live Surgical demonstrations at various centres across India. On the academic front, he has delivered innumerable lectures in wide ranging topics in otolaryngology, Head and neck surgery in various conferences and workshops.
Local Organizing Faculty and Co-ordinator- Dr Vishwas K Vijayadev, Bangalore
He is a consultant Otolaryngologist and facial plastic surgeon at Bangalore. Having finished his graduation and postgraduation from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore and Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, he went on to the United kingdom for further surgical training. He has finished his Intercollegiate diploma from Royal College of Surgeons of England. After finishing a commonwealth fellowship in facial plastic surgery, he has committed successfully to the practice of Facial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery in Bangalore.
He is a recipient of various scholarships such as BACO Conference fellowship-UK, Bharath Petroleum scholarship for higher studies and KVPY fellowship .He has won many medals for paper presentations in various conferences. He is one of the Organising faculty for this course.