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Professor Ashok Shenoy, graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College Pune, and completed his post-graduation in Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, India in 1981. He was conferred the Hon. FRCS from Edinburgh, UK in 2000. He has a PG Diploma in Health & Hospital Management.
He has honed his skills in Laser surgery, Phonosurgery, Skull Base Surgery, Microvascular surgery, Oral Cancer and reconstructive surgery in centers of excellence in USA and Europe.
He was trained by Prof Wolfgang Steiner at the University of Gottingen as early as 1988 and commenced transoral laser surgery at his center in the year 1990. Not only as he harnessed CO2 Laser with the first microspot micromanipulator of which there were only 60 pieces made worldwide, but also used this laser extensively in pediatric conditions such as laryngeal papilloma and subglottic stenosis – difficult non-malignant conditions to treat.
He has written over 80 papers in peer reviewed journals and delivered several guest lectures in national and international conferences. He was the Director and continues to be the Chairman of the Dept. of Head & Neck surgery at the premier regional cancer center in India- Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangaloresince 1988. He is on the board of several organisations including the Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology, and is the visiting Faculty to Universities in Italy and Germany. He has been the Principal investigator in several clinical trials.
His areas of special interest also includes comparative evaluation of Quality of Life after organ preservation protocols vis a vis primary oncosurgical techniques that aim to promote early functional rehabilitation.
He has trained over 100 fellows since 1990 in the field of head and neck surgical oncology and today runs a structured one and a half years fellowship under the aegis of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. In addition several younger genre of head and neck surgeons from the USA , Germany , UK , Nepal Iraq and Italy have trained with him from periods of 1month to 6 months .
In Aug 2016, Dr. Shenoy was trained in TRANSORAL ROBOTICS SURGERY (TORS) at Severance Hospital, Yonsei University at Seoul (South Korea). SUbsequently he has organized International meetings on TORS in July 2017 at KIDWAI Memorial insitute, wherein Live Trans Oral Surgery was demonstrated
Dr. Shenoy has always thought about achieving excellnce in his choosen subject in order to deliver Cutting Edge Care to patients that come to him from all walks of life from all over the world. he is also considered a trainer in Head & Neck Surgery and has consucted several training module that has been attended by trainers all over India & Abroad such as UK, Germany, Bali, Iraq among few
Head & Neck Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Phonosurgery, Laser Microsurgery, Oral Cancer, Reconstructive Surgery
Dept. of Head & Neck Surgery, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India
Bangalore Institute of Oncology & Health Care Global Cancer Hospitals, Bangalore& Apollo Hospitals , Bangalore