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Consultants in Mandaiveli Centre

Dr. P. VIJAYA KRISHNAN MBBS, DNB, DLO, MNAMS

He graduated from Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli in 2000 and obtained his DLO from Madurai Medical College, Madurai in 2004. He qualified the Diplomate of National Board Exams from National Board of Examinations, New Delhi in 2007. He is a Consultant ENT surgeon at Madras ENT Research Foundation and a teaching faculty in MERF Institute of Speech and Hearing.

His interest is in the field of Sleep Disorders and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and he heads this department. He is a Member of World Association of Sleep Medicine. He organized Live Surgical Workshop On "Obstructive Sleep Apnoea" – Current Concepts in Dec 2007 & 2009 and on Balloon Sinuplasty '08 in Oct 2008. As a Joint secretary,he conducted the 63rd Annual National Conference of Otolaryngologists of India AOICON2011 at Chennai. He conducted the First National Conference on Snoring and Sleep Disorders IASSACON2013 at Chennai.

He has had special training in Sleep Related Breathing Disorders, at Euro Sleep Clinic, Bergen, Norway. He has presented papers in the 4th International World Sleep Congress and 5th Conference of the Canadian Sleep Society in Quebec City, Canada.

He has conducted Instructional courses on Sleep Apnoea in International Federation of Otorhinolaryngology IFOS2013, Korea and also in the 5th International World Sleep Congress at Valencia, Spain. He has been invited as an Instructor for the Hands on Training and Cadaver Dissection course for OSA at Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. He has been invited as a Faculty to participate in Panel Discussions and to deliver Guest Lectures in various National and International conferences.

He is the only Indian in the International Scientific Committee member of World Congress on Sleep Medicine and is the Founder Secretary of Indian Association of Surgeons for Sleep Apnoea. He is the reviewer of International Journals like International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology and is an Editorial Board member of Austin's International Journal of Sleep Disorders.

  1. Consultant at Madras ENT Research Foundation, Chennai and Heads the Dept. of Snoring & Sleep Apnoea.
  2. Consultant at Madras ENT Research Foundation (P) Ltd, Mandaiveli centre, Chennai.
  3. Teaching faculty, MERF Institute of Speech and Hearing, Chennai, Theory & Clinical teacher in ENT for undergraduate students - BASLP Course.
  4. Post graduate teacher & thesis coordinator for DNB (ENT) postgraduate students, at Madras ENT Research Foundation, Chennai - NBE Accredited Institute
 
Dr. S. SUDHAMAHESWARI MBBS, DNB, MNAMS

She graduated and obtained her MBBS from Thanjaur medical College, Thanjavur & DNB from Madras ENT Research Foundation. She is a Consultant ENT surgeon at Madras ENT Research Foundation, Mandaiveli centre from 2008 and Consultant at Madras ENT Research Foundation since 2009. She is a teaching faculty in MERF Institute of Speech and Hearing. She has special interest in the field of Voice and Swallowing. She has special focus in the field of Community Otorhinolaryngology. She regularly heads a team of doctors to the rural areas of Tamil Nadu to screen for hearing loss and identify ENT disorders prevalent in the community free of cost. She has also received the International visiting scholarship award from the American Academy of Otolaryngologists of Indian heritage to attend the Annual American Academy conference and Oto expo in September 2012 and did observership in the ENT department at New York Presbyetarian hospital and at Loyola Medical University at Chicago. She is currently the Nodal officer for TNCMCHIS Cochlear implant programme and pursuing her PhD research on the "Study of Etiological factors, Risk factors and Genetic Association in children with Bilateral Congenital Profound hearing loss in Tamil Nadu".

Consultant at Madras ENT Research Foundation (P) Ltd, Chennai – 2009 onwards In-charge of the Department of Voice and Swallowing disorders at MERF
Consultant at Madras ENT Research Foundation (P) Ltd, Mandaiveli center, 2008 onwards
Visiting faculty, Madras ENT Research Foundation Institute of Speech and Hearing, Chennai - 2008 onwards
Theory & Clinical teacher in ENT for undergraduate students - B.Sc & Diploma in Nursing Courses at MERF & BASLP Course at MERF-Institute of Speech & Hearing, Chennai (2008 - till date)
Post graduate teacher & thesis coordinator for DNB (ENT) postgraduate students, at Madras ENT Research Foundation, Chennai - NBE Accredited Institute (2009 – till date)

 
Dr. A. SENTHIL VADIVU, DNB, DLO, MNAMS

She is a Consultant ENT surgeon at Madras ENT Research Foundation and she is in-charge of the Cochlear Implant clinic at MERF and also is the Cochlear Implant coordinator for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme. She has completed her DNB in 2008. She is the life member of many learned associations and has published papers in reputed International Journals. She has an active interest in research and statistical analysis. She is also a part of an ongoing clinical study on genetic association in children with congenital hearing loss. She has attended various National and International Conferences and presented papers in scientific sessions and won awards. She was a Joint secretary for 1st National Conference on Snoring and Sleep Apnoea, Chennai, February 2013. She was invited as a guest speaker in 4th International Conference on Clinical & Experimental Cardiology (Cardiology-2014), San Antonio, USA in April 2014.
  1. Consultant at Madras ENT Research Foundation, Chennai and Heads the Department of Paediatric ENT
  2. Consultant at Madras ENT Research Foundation (P) Ltd, Mandaiveli centre, Chennai
  3. Teaching faculty, MERF Institute of Speech and Hearing, Chennai, Theory & Clinical teacher in ENT for undergraduate students - BASLP Course
  4. Post graduate teacher & thesis coordinator for DNB (ENT) postgraduate students, at Madras ENT Research Foundation, Chennai - NBE Accredited Institute