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    Dr. Ameet Kishore is a graduate of the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and was awarded the medal for ENT. He obtained his higher surgical training in ENT Surgery in the UK and attained Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh as well as the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Dr. Kishore was then appointed Consultant and Senior Lecturer at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary University Hospital. He has also travelled to various centres in the USA and Europe as part of his training. . His areas of interest are diseases of the ear (deafness, dizziness), nose and sinuses as well as paediatric ENT. He has expertise in microscopic ear surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, lateral and anterior skull base surgery, cochlear and other hearing implants (implantation otology) and airway surgery. He returned to India having worked for over 12 years in the UK. He is a Senior Consultant surgeon in Ear, Nose, Throat and Neurotology at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. He is also the Director and Chief Consultant at Adventis – A centre for Advanced ENT Service. He leads the hearing implant programme for children and adults, which provides Cochlear Implant, Middle ear implant and Auditory Brainstem Implants. . He has full certification as a specialist in ENT Surgery by the UK General Medical Council, and has been on the panel of a number of leading international insurance companies.  

     

    Dr Kishore has over 18 years of experience in all aspects of ENT and has trained and worked extensively at leading international centres in UK, Europe and USA. He has a large experience in otology and neuro-otology and thus expertise in microscopic surgery for treating diseases of the ear, facial nerve and hearing. He has trained and worked at the National Centre for Cochlear Implantation (UK) since 1995 and has extensive experience in management of deafness with cochlear implantation, implantable hearing aids, bone anchored hearing aids and auditory brainstem implantation. He is the lead cochlear implant surgeon at Apollo Hospital, Delhi and is responsible for one of the leading hearing implant programmes in the country. Experienced in endoscopic nasal and sinus surgery, he is competent in minimally invasive surgery such as balloon sinuplasty and advanced endoscopic sinus surgery procedures for sinusitis and anterior skull base diseases. Dr Kishore was trained at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow that has empowered him to manage paediatric ENT disorders safely and successfully. He is experienced in the use of lasers, radiofrequency and coblation.

     

    Has received multiple awards at undergraduate, postgraduate and also at Consultant level for academic excellence. Has has obtained fellowships at various international centres in UK, Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and USA for Otology, Neuro-otology, Cochlear Implantation, Rhinology and Paediatric ENT. Has over 30 publications in various peer reviewed ENT journals, and has written chapters in a number of books too. Was appointed as Hon. Sr Lecturer at the University of Glasgow, UK. Presented widely at a number of national and international meetings and is invited as teaching faculty to various national and international courses, conferences and symposia. Is a member of national and international ENT societies, and is currently the Jt Secretary of the Cochlear implant Group of India.

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