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SpecialityThe surgery of Deafness and Ear Discharge.
The Surgery of Vertigo.
Endoscopic sinus surgery.
The surgery of the Facial Nerve.
DegreesM.S. in ENT (Bom)
D.O.R.L. in ENT (Bom)
TrainingTrained at the KEM hospital & Municipal ENT Hospital.
Obtained specialized training in the field of Middle Ear & Mastoid Surgery at the House Ear Institute in USA & at the University Hospital in Zurich under Dr. Ugo Fisch.
Specialized in endaural tympano-mastoid surgery, cartilage ossiculoplasty & posterior canal reconstruction for cholesteatoma.
Pioneered Laser Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in India .
Pioneered Laser-Assisted Uvulo-palatoplasty in India .
Pioneering work is being carried out on stem-cell research on facial nerve re-innervation – first of its kind in the world.
He has jointly won the American Academy Award in 1994 for outstanding contribution to the field of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.
Jointly authored the book New Horizons in Endoscopic Surgery, published in the U.S.A. in 1997.
At present is working as Associate E.N.T. Surgeon with Dr. A. B. R. Desai at Bombay .
Invited as guest faculty at many regional, national and international workshops.
Invited speaker at AOI conferences and ISO conferences.
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.
Conducted National Workshops:
Otologic workshop 94 Rajkot .
Otologic workshop 95 Indore .
Otologic workshop Pune 96.
Otology 2000 at Vizag.
Otology CME at Ahmedabad 2000.
Millenium 2001 Workshop at Jabalpur .
Millenicon 2001workshop at Banaras .
Guest speaker at AOI Cochin .
Conducted Otologic workshop at Pune 2002.
Guest Faculty at AOI live surgical workshop in Leelavati Hospital 2002.
Conducted Otologic workshop Banaras 2003.
Guest speaker at Mysore annual AOI conference April 2004.
Presentation on "Flexible approaches in Stapes Surgery at Politzer Meet on Otosclerosis in Saas Fee ( Switzerland )
AOI guest Lecture at Indore June 2004.
Conducted Otology CME program in Goa July 2004.
Conducted CME Program in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Ahmedabad in Nov 04.
Invited Panelist at the International Sinus Endoscopy Workshop in Mumbai Jan05.
Presentation on Malleus Stapedotomy at the AOI (Mumbai) annual Conference 05.
Conducted CME Program in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Mumbai March 05.
Guest faculty at the AOI Rajasthan Otology training course in Jaipur April 2005.
Hosted workshop on frontal sinus surgery in Ahmedabad June 2005.
Hosted workshop on frontal sinus surgery in Mumbai June 2005.
Presented Symposium on Failures in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Goa Oct 2005.
Guest Faculty for the Nanavati Hospital otology / skull base surgery course Sept 05.
Guest Faculty for the Nanavati Hospital Rhinology update Nov. 2005.
Invited speaker at the AOI Rajasthan Rhinology training course in Dec. 2005.
Conducted CME "failure of Endoscopic Sinus surgery" at Rhinologic Update Goa 06.
Invited speaker at "MASTACON" Nov.06 in Thane
Conducted workshop"Ear in pediatric practice" under auspices of IAP Gujarat Dec 06.
Conducted live surgical workshop as chief faculty at KKR Institute in Chennai in 07.
Conducted live surgical workshop as chief faculty in Kanpur in Sept 07.
Conducted live surgical workshop in Varanasi in Oct 07.
CME in otologic advances AOI Mumbai (W) in Oct 07.