An European Medical Association Approved Facility
DegreesM.S. (Bom) in General Surgery.
Trained at Nair Hosp. & Tata Memorial Hosp.
F.R.C.S. ( England )
in General Surgery
F.R.C.S. (Edin.) in E.N.T.
Trained at the Institute of Laryngology in London & The Teaching Group of Hospitals in Birmingham
Experience-- years of Experience
His WorkDr. A. B. R. Desai is responsible for spreading awareness about the benefits of surgery for hearing loss in the smaller metros.
The first Deafness Camp in India was held in Bhavnagar ( Gujarat ) in 1963.
The first Deafness Camp in Maharashtra was held in Pune in 1965.
The first Deafness Clinic at the V.S. Hospital was established in Ahmedabad in 1963.
The first Deafness Clinic at the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad was established in 1963.
The first Deafness Clinic at the S.S.G. Hospital in Baroda was established in 1963.
In addition, Dr. A. B. R. Desai was the first surgeon to hold many Deafness Camps all over India including Calcutta , Ludhiana , Jamnagar & Rajkot.
He was in charge of a separate Deafness Clinic at Nanavati, Bhatia, Jaslok & Bombay Hospitals in Bombay.
He has performed the first Trans-antral Vidian Neurectomy in India in 1961.
He has performed the first Teflon Piston operation in 1963.
He is the only surgeon to perform the Posterior Crus on Perichondrium Technique (Dr. Hough) in India . This is the only surgery that is anatomically correct & is the safest for surgery in the second ear.
The Originator of:2-cartilage technique of ossicular reconstruction.
3-cartilage technique of Posterior Canal reconstruction.
Cartilage on vein technique for tympanosclerosis.
Mini-endaural incision for posterior canal reconstruction.
All of the above innovations are targeted towards reliable eradication of disease & a good hearing result with the minimum use of expensive synthetic materials. Post-operative care is reduced to only 1 visit following surgery thus minimizing the expense & discomfort of prolonged travel for out of town patients.
These surgeries have revolutionized the treatment of hearing loss & have benefited more than 40,000 patients all over the country.
He has recently become Associate member of the Ugo Fisch International Microsurgery foundation, an elite group devoted to the betterment of Otologic principles and practice. He is the only surgeon from S-E Asia to be thus appointed.