Sr. Consultant ENT Surgeon Apollo Cochlear Implant Clinic - Hyderabad - 1988
Sr. Consultant ENT Surgeon Apollo Hospitals - Jubliee Hills - Currently Working
10129 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council 1977
Awards and Recognitions
Trained several post graduates in the field of ENT.
First one to start Snoring Clinic in the country in 1989.
Awarded “Vaidya Rathna” by Megacity kalavedika - 2011
Selected as a Key opinion leader for India- Certified Cochlear implant surgery mentor for India.
“Philonthropy award” by Australian Government - NSW in 2012
Elected as a President for Association of Otolaryngologists of India- Andhra Pradesh branch in 2005
He is also recognized for the pioneering work with rhinoplasty- anterior skull base endoscopic surgery- and bone anchored hearing implants.
He attended several training courses in India and abroad and also served as a guest faculty in various national and International conferences- training workshops.
Responsible to bring free cochlear implant surgery under Rajiv Aarogyasree community health Insurance scheme.
Selected as a Key opinion leader for all cochlear implant companies to train professionals in the field of cochlear implant surgery
Limca book of world record for highest number of cochlear implant surgeries (18) in a single day
First one to start cochlear implant program in South India in 1994. Till date he has undertaken cochlear implant surgery for over 800 children and adults- which is highest in the country for a single clinic.
Successfully organized 7th Annual conference of cochlear implant group of India (CIGICON-2009) held in Hyderabad- 2009 as Chairman of the organising committee and also organized International Asia Pacific Symposium and on Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences in 2013 for the first time in India.
Indian Rhinology Society
Indian Otological Society
Indian Society of Laryngology
Cochlear Implant Group of India (CIGI)
Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Advisory Board Member - Sri Vidhya’s center for special children
Founder Member and Secretary - Society to Aid the Hearing Impaired (SAHI)
He has written a monograph on cochlear implants
Dr. Vinaya kumar is often asked to present his scientific studies at various national and international conferences in the field of otolaryngology and speech and Hearing Sciences.