South-Zone & Karnataka State AOICON – 2022

17th Annual Conference of South-Zone
39th Annual Conference of Karnataka State Chapter of AOI

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Organised by

Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Karnataka
Manipal-Udupi Chapter &

Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Dates: Oct 14, 15, and 16, 2022

Venue: Dr. T M A Pai Halls
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

About Manipal and The Department of ENT-Head & Neck Surgery

Kasturba Medical College & Hospital Manipal

Manipal, the ‘Mecca of Learning’ was founded by Dr. TMA Pai, whose vision, determination, and munificence transformed the barren rocky hill into an educational paradise. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal was founded in 1953 and celebrated its Diamond Jubilee a few years ago. The college has excellent infrastructure, state of art museums, library and skills laboratory and caters to national and international students keen on emerging out as a well recognized “Manipal product”. This medical college and hospital is affiliated to Manipal Academy of Higher Education, a deemed-to-be University

Kasturba Hospital, a tertiary referral center is a 2000 bedded hospital with most modern facilities, infrastructure and eminent workforce offering excellent services to both poor and rich.

The Department of ENT-Head & Neck Surgery of this college is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, patient care and research. The department boasts of conducting various CMEs, live surgical workshops on FESS, temporal bone dissection, Head & Neck onco-surgery, Laser surgery, etc. for over 20 years. The department takes to its credit of performing the first multi-channel cochlear implant surgery in south India in 1994. Endoscopic sinus surgery was started here way back in 1988. The department offers most modern services in Head & Neck surgery, micro-ear surgery, Skull base surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, KTP-532 laser assisted ENT procedures including microlaryngeal laser surgeries for head and neck neoplasm, phono-surgery etc.