Dr. Kumaresh Krishnamoorthy



An accomplished Otorhinolaryngologist, renowned for surgical skills and clinical acumen, featured in leading media and TV outlets. With over 20 years of experience, contributions span across surgical techniques, comprehensive patient care, and innovative solutions aimed at improving patient outcomes and affordable healthcare.

Clinical Expertise

  • Recognized for performing complex surgeries, including cancer surgeries, skull base procedures, microsurgeries, and otology implantations like cochlear and bone-anchored aids. Surgical skills and clinical expertise have been highlighted in both print and electronic media.
  • Distinguished as the first collaborative fellow from AIMS, Cochin to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, USA, and the first Indian to complete the Otology & Neurotology Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati, equipping with advanced skills and knowledge in head and neck surgery, neurotology, and skull base.
  • Proficient in educating patients by delivering crucial information on medical conditions and upcoming surgeries through effective communication channels, building trust and encouraging active participation in treatment plans.
  • Extensive experience operating and training local surgeons in resource-limited international locations like Tanzania and Iraq, equipping them with essential skills and knowledge for independent performance of complex surgeries, contributing to global healthcare.

Professional Highlights

  • Integrated cutting-edge technologies into clinical workflows to enhance patient care.
  • Experienced in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and healthcare professionals in areas of specialization. Conducted international workshops, CME events, and hands-on surgical training programs, earning respect and building networks within the medical community.
  • Established collaborative teaching and research programs between technical and medical professionals, leading to improved patient care through immersive research.
  • Actively contributed to peer-reviewed publications, served as a reviewer for international journals, presented clinical work nationally and internationally, and contributed to book chapters. Regularly invited as a speaker/faculty at national and international otolaryngology conferences.

Media Recognition

Extensive medical expertise and surgical skills in complex procedures, entrepreneurial prowess, and innovative medical devices have garnered significant media recognition, featured in national newspapers, prominent television outlets, and international online platforms. Selected mentions include:

  • Largest Parathyroid Surgery in India: Full-page profile in DNA Newspaper for identifying a missed diagnosis and giving a new lease of life to the patient.
  • Correcting Misdiagnosis for an Iraqi General: Front-page news in the Bangalore Mirror for successful treatment.
  • Ear Pain Can Be Life-Threatening: Highlighted in DNA Newspaper for transforming a near-death experience into a normal life.
  • Rarest Branchial Fistula Surgery: Profiled in DNA Newspaper for a successful operation on a 2-year-old, the second such surgery in India.

Complete list of recognitions, profiling, and informative articles can be found here.

Awards and Recognitions

Grateful for the recognition received for contributions to otolaryngology and healthcare innovation. Notable mentions include:

  • Best ENT Surgeon: Awarded by NDTV Profit for exceptional expertise.
  • Distinguished Alumni: Honored by PSG Institutions.
  • International Special Guest: Invited at the Graduation Ceremony of Otolaryngology Residents in Cincinnati.
  • Cochlear Implant Program: Played a pivotal role in establishing the program at a tertiary referral teaching hospital.

Complete list of recognitions can be found here.

Professional Experience

  • Senior Resident in Otolaryngology, JIPMER, 1999–2000
  • Fellow, Head & Neck Surgery, AIMS, Cochin, 2003-2004
  • Fellow, Head & Neck Surgery, RPCI, Buffalo, USA, 2004-2005
  • Fellow, Otology & Neurotology, UC, Cincinnati, 2005-2006
  • Senior Consultant in Otolaryngology, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore, 2006–2012
  • Senior Visiting Consultant, Sanitas Hospitals, Tanzania, 2012-2015
  • Senior Visiting Consultant, Baghdad, Karbala, Basra, 2013-2020
  • Honorary Faculty in Otolaryngology, Bangalore Medical College, 2017–2019
  • Senior Visiting Consultant, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore, 2015-Present
  • Senior Consultant in Otolaryngology, Apollo Spectra Hospitals, 2015–Present
  • Senior Visiting Consultant, Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore, 2017–Present
  • Senior Consultant in Otolaryngology, Dr Kumaresh ENT Clinic, 2015–Present

Selected Speaker and Faculty Engagements

  • Keynote Speaker on Head and Neck Surgery, International Conference, Dubai
  • International Faculty, Second International Otolaryngology Conference, Iraq
  • National Faculty, Paediatric Sleep Apnea Conference, Cochin
  • National Faculty, Federation of Head and Neck Oncologists
  • National Faculty on Digital Health, IIEST, Shibpur
  • **Regular National Faculty at AOICON
  • Invited Speaker for Grand Rounds, AIIMS, Jodhpur

Delivered more than 100 talks at various forums. More selected speaker engagements can be found here.

Intellectual Properties

  • UVC Disinfection Bot for Hospital/Hospitality: Design patent received.
  • UVC Handy: Utility patent received.
  • Real-time remote viewing Video Laryngoscope: Design and utility patent received.
  • Natal Video Laryngoscope: Design and utility patent included in the above.
  • UVC Cart for Airline Baggage: Class 11 TM received.
  • UVC Box: Class 11 TM received.
  • IoT enabled Patient Monitoring System: Awaiting final patent.
  • IoT enabled Anaphylactic detector: Awaiting final patent.


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