Dr. Kumaresh is an experienced ENT specialist, super specialised in the fields of Head & Neck Surgery and in Otology & Neurotology and having more than 20 years’ experience.
He is one of the very few to have received advanced trainings in head and neck surgery and in otology & neurotology from premier institutes in USA. He has to his credit some rare procedures; been profiled by Discover Bangalore as a specialist whose “Duty of Care” echoes in his practice and has found mention in leading newspapers. He is also in the panel of experts of NDTV and other leading online media.
He is certified in the usage of LASERS, Balloon sinuplasty, Coblator Assisted Procedures, Implantation Otology and in Paediatric/Adult Sleep Apnea management and is a frequent traveller to countries like Iraq and Africa where he undertakes complex procedures and trains the local specialists. He is also an invited faculty/speaker at National and International conferences and workshops.
During his career span of 20 plus years he has been Senior Consultant at Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Hospitals, Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Sagar Hospitals and at Manipal Hospitals. He was also appointed as Honorary Faculty at Bangalore Medical College and has been International Visiting Consultant and trainer to: Sanitas Hospitals, Tanzania, Al Jadria Hospital, Baghdad, Al Kaffeel Hospitals, Karbala and Al Moousumi Hospital, Basra.
M.B.B.S. – PSG Medical College
M.S (ENT) – Madurai Medical College
Head & Neck Surgical Trainee – AIMS, Cochin
He received his basic training in Otolaryngology from Madurai Medical College, Madurai and worked as Senior Resident in JIPMER. During his JIPMER days he developed an interest in Head and Neck cancer management and received his first formal training at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin.
As part of an exchange program he continued his further training in head and neck including cancer and Anterior Skull Base Surgeries at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, recognized by the National Cancer Institute as one of the elite comprehensive cancer centre and is one of the few accredited programs to train specialists in head and neck in US. During his stay he learnt multidisciplinary management of head and neck cancer patients, patient management, independent operating opportunities. He learnt to undertake mini-incision surgeries for thyroids, salivary gland and other benign conditions in the head & neck area.
As he wanted to be a complete specialist in all aspects of head & neck and Skull Base, he went on to apply and get selected to the prestigious Otology & Neurotology Fellowship at University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, under the mentorship of Dr. Samy and Chairmanship of Dr. Myles Pensak where he received formal surgical training in diagnosis and surgical management of Lateral Skull Base tumours and complex surgeries including Cochlear Implantations and Bone Anchored Hearing Aids.
Apart from this he is also a successful healthcare entrepreneur and has many global patent pending products to his credit and is a Distinguished Alumni of PSG Medical College.