Dr Balakrishnan R

Professor

Department of Otorhinolaryngology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Balakrishnan R teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    He:

    • Is involved in research and administrative activities.
    • Is involved in clinical and surgical practice in the hospital.
    • Participates in various CMEs, workshops and conferences as faculty/ delegate.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery MBBS 6th and 7th semester
Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery MS
Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery DLO

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MNAMS Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 2007
DNB Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery National Board of Examinations, New Delhi 1993
MS Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore University 1992
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore University 1987

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC,Manipal Professor 2018 till date
KMC, Manipal Professor and HOD 2011 till 2018
KMC, Manipal Professor 2007 to 2011
SMIMS, Tadong, Sikkim Professor 2006 to 2007
KMC, Manipal Professor 2005 to 2006
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 2004 to 2005
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 2000 to 2004
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 1992 to 2000
KMC, Manipal Junior Resident 1989 to 1992

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Otology, Rhinology, Head and Neck Surgery

Area of Expertise

Otology, Rhinology, Head and Neck Surgery

Area of Research

Otology, Rhinology, Head and Neck Surgery

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of the Indian Medical Association, Manipal branch.
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI).
  • Member of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Manipal branch.
  • Gold medal for Best paper presentation by teaching faculty at Karnataka state conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India held at Gulbarga in 2009.
  • Gold medal for Best Innovation by teaching faculty at Karnataka state conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India held at Mysore in 2010.
  • Outstanding paper award for Scientific paper presentation on “Prevention and management of synechia in pediatric endoscopic sinus surgery”, Annual conference of International college of surgeons-Indian section, held at Mysore during September, 1999.
 
Books Published
 
  • Author of the chapter " Tracheo-esophageal puncture" in the Manual of temporal bone dissection and TEP. Published by the department of ENT, KMC, Manipal.
  • Author of the chapter “Radiology for endoscopic sinus surgery" in the Manual on Functional endoscopic sinus surgery, published by the department of ENT, KMC, Manipal.
  • Author of the chapters- ‘Oropharynx’ and ‘Carcinoma larynx’ in the Manipal Manual of Surgery for Dental students, edited by Dr.Rajagopal Shenoy, published by CBS publishers, India.
  • Co-author of  ‘Text book of ENT-Head and Neck Surgery’ published by CBS publishers, New Delhi in 2006

Publications

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Mobile phones: its impact on hearing

2010-01-01 Dr Anju EM

2010.

Pre-operative and post-operative evaluation of small fenestra stapedotomy in stapedial otosclerosis

2011-01-01 Dr Ahamed Nauphal Pullarat

2011.

Comparative study of ultrasound, per-operative and histopathological findings of cervical metastases in malignancy of hypo pharynx and larynx

2012-01-01 Dr Harshita V Sabhahit

2012.

Comparison of quality of life in advanced laryngeal cancer patients after total laryngectomy and postoperative radiotherapy vs concurrent chemo radiotherapy

2013-01-01 Dr Manusrut

2013.

Evaluation of PFT pre and post operatively in patients with ethmoidal polyposis

2014-01-01 Dr Gudiseva Amrutha

2014.

A comparative study between coblator turbinoplasty and microdebrider turbinoplasty in patients which bilateral inferior turbinate hypertrophy

2015-01-01 Dr Nair Suraj Surendran

2015.