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Dr. Rahul Agrawal, MBBS, DLO, DNB, is working as Head of ENT and Cochlear Implant Unit, at Agrawal hospital & research Institute, Gwalior, MP, India since 2008.

He completed his post-graduation (DLO) in 2005 with a gold medal, and DNB from Dr B Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, in 2008 in first attempt, where he was awarded “Dr R M Shah Best Resident award” of Dr B Nanavati Hospital for the year 2006-2007. During his residency he had five publications and had presented 12 papers in national and international conferences. During residency itself he was awarded fellowship of “British Academy of ENT’2006, UK. He is the first Indian to receive “International scholarship 2010” by American Academy of ENT. He visited multiple centers in Europe, Singapore and US to hone his skills in advanced ENT surgeries

He is the first doctor to bring CO2 laser surgeries for ENT in Gwalior. Following the footsteps of his father he has then started a regular teaching course in Gwalior, where surgeons from not only our country but abroad (eg, Iraq, Bangladesh, Nepal, Egypt etc) come on a regular basis to learn from him.

In 2009 he did his first cochlear Implant (treatment for deaf and mute child) surgery in Gwalior. He became the youngest ENT surgeon of India and the only independent ENT surgeon of central India to do cochlear implant surgery. Till 2020 he has an experience of more than 300 Cochlear Implant surgeries, both in children and in adults.

He also has keen interest in Sleep apnea treatment with an experience of over 17 years in this field.

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  • Trained at
  • Achievements, Awards & Honours
  • Qualification & Experience
  • “House Ear Institute”, USA
  • “Tufts Medical Centre”, Boston, USA
  • “Queen’s Medical Centre”, Nottingham, UK
  • “Casa Di Cura Privata” Placenza, Italy
  • Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai
  • TATA Memorial Cancer Hospital, Mumbai.
  • He finished his graduation (MBBS) in 2002 with multiple awards and distinctions, including
    Dr. Pankaj Tiwari Gold Medal for “The Best Student” in MBBS’2001
    Sri Parahsar Gold Medal for “Excellent Performance in Academic, Community & Social Field” in 2002.
  • He completed his post-graduation (DLO) in 2005 with a gold medal, and DNB from Dr. B Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, in 2008 in the first attempt, where he was awarded “Dr. R M Shah Best Resident award” of Dr. B Nanavati Hospital for the year 2006-2007.
  • During his residency, he had 5 publications and had presented 12 papers in national and international conferences.
  • During residency itself, he was awarded fellowship of “British Academy of ENT’2006, UK.
  • He is the first Indian to receive “International scholarship 2010” by American Academy of ENT.
  • He visited multiple Centre’s in Australia, Europe, Singapore, and the US to hone his skills in advanced ENT surgeries and also went as a visiting professor to “House ear Institute”, Los Angeles, USA, which is the premier institute for advanced microscopic ear surgeries.
  • The First surgeon to bring CO2 laser surgeries for ENT in Gwalior.
  • Following the footsteps of his father, he has then started a regular teaching course in Gwalior, where surgeons from not only our country but abroad (eg, Iraq, Bangladesh, Nepal, Africa, etc) come on a regular basis to learn from him.
  • To further his vision of teaching he has written a book of ear surgery “Temporal bone – A Surgeon’s vision”, published by Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher’s (P) Ltd, 2012. He has also written several chapters in other books.
  • In 2010 he did his first cochlear Implant (treatment for deaf and mute child) surgery in Gwalior. He became the youngest ENT surgeon of India and the only independent ENT surgeon of central India to do cochlear implant surgery. Few patients were also financially supported by Hon’ble Chief Minister for cochlear implant surgery which was done free of cost by him.
  • For Advances in Deafness Management, he has visited many centers like LUMC Netherland, Germany, Australia, etc
  • He has been invited at many State and national conferences for lectures and live surgical demonstrations.
  • Member, Editorial Board, 2010-2011, of “Indian journal of otolaryngology and head & neck surgery”.
  • He is a member of many National & International scientific societies like A.O.I., American Academy of E.N.T. Head & Neck Surgeons and member of Philanthropic organizations like Rotary Club, Jai Maharaj Agrasen Seva Sansthan, etc.
  • He has been giving free services to needy at many places not only in and around Gwalior but also every year in an ENT camp in Rajasthan at Somesar since December’2008, where approximately 60 to 80 patients of ear disease are operated free of cost, annually in December end.

Honours:

    • Regular Faculty at Dr Morwani’s Temporal Bone Dissection workshop since December’2008 (organized six times in a year).
    • Regular Faculty in diagnostic & Surgical ENT camp in Rajasthan at Somesar since December’2008 (organized annually. Approximately 60 to 80 cases of ear are operated)
    • Invited Faculty “Skull base surgery and dissection workshop”; 27-29 March’2009 Mumbai.
    • Invited lecture on “Recent advances in otology” at IMA meet at Dabra on 27/06/09.
    • Invited Faculty “Temporal bone dissection workshop”, Ahmadabad (lectures and live surgeries) 
    • Invited lecture on “Management of Facial Nerve” at instructional session, Annual conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, MP & Chhattisgarh chapter, 27 – 29 November’2009, Bhopal
    • “CME on otology” Lukhnow 12 – 13 December’ 2009 – lectures, live surgery and live temporal bone dissection.
    • Invited Talk on “Pediatric Otology”, 22nd Agust’2010, Indian Pediatric Association, Gwalior Chapter
    • Invited Faculty in “Nasal, Paranasal Sinuses and Anterior Skull Base Surgery Workshop” Mumbai, February’2011.
    • Invited Talk on “Advances in Otology” IMA Ashok Nagar Branch, 16th October’2011
    • Invited Talk on “Advances in Otology” IMA Morena Branch, 16th November’2011
    • Invited Talk on “Surgery of Vertigo” Annual Conference of Neuro-otological & Equilibriometric Society of India, Agra, 12th – 13th November’2011
    • Invited Talk on “Management of facial nerve in middle ear and mastoid”; 17th annual conference of Association of otolaryngologists of India, Haryana State Branch; 3rd – 4th December ‘2011, Hissar.
    • Invited Talk on “Management of Post head injury Facial Nerve Paralysis” in Facial nerve Symposium, Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, 4th 7th January’2012, Ahmedabad, UP
    • Invited Talk on “Management of Facial Nerve Paralysis” in, Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, MP Chapter, December’2012.
    • Invited Talk on “Management of Lower face in Facial Nerve Paralysis – tendon Transfer Technique” , 32nd Annual Conference of Neuro-otological & Equilibriometric Society of India, AIIMS, New Delhi, 19th – 21st April’2012
    • Invited Talk on “Management of Facial Nerve Paralysis”, Bhopal AOI Chapter Meeting, 1st August, Bhopal, MP, November’2009.
    • Guest lecture on “Management of Facial Nerve Paralysis”, 65th Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, 3rd to 6th January’2013, Pune.
    • Panelist – Panel Discussion of Facial Nerve in ENT, 68th Anuual Conference of AOI, Gurgaon, January’2016
    • Invited to perform Live Surgery at Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, MP State Chapter, July’2017
    • Guest lecture on “Management of Facial Nerve Paralysis”, Mumbai, January’2020.
    • Guest lecture on “Improving results of Cochlear Implant Surgery”, Annual Conference of Neuro-otological & Equilibriometric Society of India, AIIMS Patna, February’2020

Academic Awards:

  • Stood 1st in ENT (3RD Professional Part I M.B.B.S.’2000) with Distinction (77%). 
  • Stood 1st in DLO’2005 (Diploma in Oto-rhino-laryngology) – 1st Attempt
  • “Dr. L. HIRANANDANI GOLD MEDAL” for standing 1st in ENT (3RD Professional Part I M.B.B.S.’2000). 
  • Received an Award of “Short Term Research Studentship” in the year 2000 for doing an ICMR Project on “EARLY DETECTION OF ORAL CANCER”. 
  • Dr. Pankaj Tiwari Gold Medal for “The Best Student” in MBBS’2001.
  • Sri Parahsar Gold Medal for “Excellent Performance in Academic, Community & Social Field” in 2002.
  • Stood 1st in FINAL PROFFESSIONAL (PART I) with 67.3%. 
  • Stood Winners up in “13TH IAP Pediatric Quiz 2000” in the College Round. 
  • Stood Runners up in “13TH IAP Pediatric Quiz 2000” in the Divisional Round.
  • Done a Diploma Course in computers from Aptech.
  • Awarded Humanitarian Fellowship of “12th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology and ENT Expo’2006” 5th – 7th July’2006, Birmingham, UK.
  • Awarded “Dr Sandra N Desa Souza PG Award paper” for the Best Paper at 59th Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Bhubaneshwar, 4th – 7th Jan’07.
  • Stood 1st in poster presentation at Indian Society of Otology Annual Conference ISOCON’2006, Goa, for “Diagnosis and management of Acoustic Neuroma”. 
  • Stood 3rd at “Dr Sandra N Desa Souza PG Award paper” for the Best Paper at 60th Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Agra, 4th – 6th Jan’08.
  • Awarded “Dr R M Shah Best Resident award” of Dr B Nanavati Hospital for the year 2006-2007
  • Awarded “International visiting scholarship 2010” by American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Boston, USA, 2010.

Qualification: 

  • Graduation: MBBS, G. R. Medical College, MP, INDIA, 1996 – 2002.
  • Housejob: 6 mths (01/04/2002 – 30/03/2002), Deptt. of ENT, G. R. Medical College, Gwalior
  • Post Graduation in ENT (DLO – Diploma in Oto-rhino-laryngology): Gold Medalist. G. R. Medical College, MP, INDIA (10/09/2003 to 9/09/2005)
    1. Houseman – 1yr (10/09/2003 to 9/09/2004).
    2. Registrar – 1yr (10/09/2004 to 9/09/2005).
  • DNB (3yrs) –  Deptt. of ENT, Dr B Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai.
    1. Houseman – 1yr (12/09/05 – 11/09/06)
    2. Registrar – 2yrs (12/09/06 – 11/09/08)

Experience:

  • ICU Registrar – 12/09/08 – 30/09/08, Dr B Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai.
  • “Visiting Scholar” at Department of ENT, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, UK; 25th June – 4th July’2006.
  • Clinical Observer at Department of ENT, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK; 10th – 14th July’2006.
  • TATA memorial hospital Mumbai; 9/3/2009 to 8/4/2009.
  • Organizing Secretary, “Lasers In ENT”, 6th Dec 2009, Agrawal hospital & research Institute, Gwalior, MP
  • Clinical Observer at Department of ENT, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, USA 3/10/2010 to 10/10/2010
  • Organizing Secretary, “Basics of Otology”, live surgical workshop 23rd – 24th Oct’2010, Agrawal hospital & research Institute, Gwalior, MP
  • Visiting Physician, U C Davis Medical Center, Sacromento, USA 2011
  • Visiting Physician, House Ear Institute, LA, (USA), 27th August to 9th September 2011
  • Chairperson at “2nd Coalition of Global Hearing Health Conference” at House Ear Institute, LA, USA, 8th – 9th September’ 2011
  • Member, Editorial Board, 2010-2011, Indian journal of otolaryngology and head & neck surgery. Official journal of Association of otolaryngologists of India.
  • Regularly Organizes Live surgical workshops
    1.  Organizing Secretary, “Basics of Otology workshop” and “Hands-on temporal bone dissection course”, 7th – 9th Oct’2011, Agrawal hospital & research Institute, Gwalior, MP
    2. Organizing Secretary, “2nd Hands-on temporal bone dissection course”, 17th – 18th March’2012, Agrawal hospital & research Institute, Gwalior, MP
    3. Organizing Secretary, “3rd Hands-on temporal bone dissection course”, 2nd – 4th November’2012, Agrawal hospital & research Institute, Gwalior, MP
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  • Thesis ,Books & Chapters
  • Publications & Paper Presented
  • Social services

Thesis:

“Comparison between two stapes prosthesis – Teflon versus titanium”.

Books & Chapters: 

  1. “Temporal bone – A Surgeon’s vision”, Main author, published by Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher’s (P) Ltd, 2012
  2. “Recent management in Otolaryngology (Diagnosis & treatment)”, CBS Publisher & Distributor’s (P) Ltd
    1. Chapter No.2, “Surgical Anatomy of temporal Bone”; p13-p15.
    2. Chapter No. 5, “Management of Glomus tumors”; p58-p68
    3. Chapter No. 9, “Traumatic facial nerve Palsy”; p107 -p112
  3. “Atlas of Operative Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery” (Two Volume Set) Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher’s (P) Ltd, 2012
    1. Chapter No.38, “Decision-Making in Lateral Skull Base Surgery”; p303-p310
  4. Souvenir at 15th Annual conference & 7th live surgical workshop. 7-8 Nov 2009, Bhiwani, Haryana
    1. “Glomus Tumor” (Review Article) – Mehta M, Belsare G, Jayashankar N, Morwani KP, Agrawal R. p1-17
    2. “Management of cholesteatoma with inside out technique” (Review Article) -Mehta M, Morwani KP, Agrawal R. p29-42. 

Publications: 

  • Agrawal R, Agrawal SR. “Ectopic Multinodular Thyroid – An Unusual Case”; Indian Journal Of Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery, Oct – Dec’2005, Vol 57, no. 4, Pg. 350 – 352.
  • Agrawal R, Agrawal SR. “The effect of Bismuth Subgallate as a haemostatic agent in Tonsillectomy” Indian Journal Of Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery, Oct – Dec’2005, Vol 57, no. 4, Pg. 287 – 289.
  • Jayashankar N, Morwani KP, Sankhla S, Agrawal R. “The Enlarged Translabyrinthine and Transapical Extension Type I Approach for Large Vestibular Schwannomas”. Indian Journal Of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery 2010; 62:360-364
  • Morwani KP, Jayashankar N, Agrawal R, Bhatia SR, Shaan MJ. “Management of Facial Nerve (Review Article)”. Karnataka Journal of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, October 2006; Vol 1, Issue 1, p18-24

Paper Presented:

  •  “Endoscopic DCR” (poster) at “Otolaryngology – 2005”, 2nd joint Annual Conference of AOI MP & Chattisgarh Chapter 3rd – 4th April’2005.
  • “Management of Pediatric Sino-nasal Disease” Stood 1st at “Otolaryngology – 2005”, 2nd joint Annual Conference of AOI MP & Chattisgarh Chapter 3rd – 4th April’2005.
  • “Early Detection Of Oral Cancer – A Correlative Study” 4th SAARC ENT Congress, Colombo – Sri Lanka, 31st August to 4th September 2004
  • “Surgical Management of Menniers Disease” at “Current trends in ENT”, Mumbai, 12th & 13th November’2005
  • “Effect of Cisplatin on Audiological Function in Head & Neck Cancer Patient” poster presentation in “12th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology and ENT Expo’2006” 5th – 7th July’2006, Birmingham, UK.
  • “Management of Bilateral Vocal Cord Palsy by Laser Partial Arytenoidectomy” Asia-Pacific Laser Congress 2006; 5th – 8th October’2006, Goa.
  • “Endolymphatic Sac Decompression surgery”, video presentation at ISOCON’2006, Goa.
  • “Diagnosis and management of Acoustic Neuroma” poster presentation at ISOCON’2006, Goa. Stood 1st.
  • “Management of Bilateral Vocal Cord Palsy – review of 31 cases” 59th Annual Conference of AOI, Bhubaneshwar, 4th – 7th Jan’07, received best paper award.
  • “Management of LCN palsies” poster presentation at 59th Annual Conference of AOI, Bhubaneshwar, 4th – 7th Jan’07.
  • “Residual lateral Skull base lesions” Skull Base Surgery Workshop, AIIMS, New Delhi, 26th – 28th October’2007.
  • “Residual lateral Skull base lesions” 60th Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Agra, 4th – 6th Jan’08. Stood 3rd in PG paper award.
  • “Congenital unilateral conductive deafness” surgical video presentation at AOICON 2010, Mumbai
  • “Facial nerve paralysis in head injury cases”, poster presentation at American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, San Francisco’2011

Social services:

  1. Rendered Services (diagnostic & Surgical) to “The Lifeline Express” (hospital on train) by Impact India Foundation, Guna (MP), April – May 2005
  2. Rendered Services in rural areas in diagnostic & Surgical ENT camps in Rajasthan at Somesar (December’2004), Sumerpur (March’2005) , Jawai bandh (Febraury’2007 and March’2008) and Somesar (Every year since in the month of December since 2008)
  3. Organised free diagnostic & Surgical ENT camps at various places in MP, like
  1. Birla Hospital, Gwalior – janvary’2009
  2. Morena – janvary’2009
  3. Dabra – 1/02/2009
  4. Agrawal hospital & research Institue, Gwalior – 08/02/2009, 6/10/2012
  5. Dabra – 08/03/2009
  6. Bhind
  7. Guna – 26/01/2010 (Red cross society)
  8. Shivpuri – 7/02/2010, etc.

Membership:

      1. Member “American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery”
      2. Life Member “The Association of Otolaryngologists of India” (LM 3380).
      3. Life Member “Indian society of Otology” (ISO/LM/767).
      4. Life Member “Neuro-otological & Equilibriometric Society of India”
      5. Life Member “Indian Medical Association”

Philanthropic Societies:

  1. “Rotary Club mahanagar”, Gwalior, MP India.
  2. Secretary, “Jai Maharaj Agrasen sewa Sansthan”
  3. Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International, 2019.

Workshop & conferences attended:

International:

  1. “Middle ear and lateral skull base course”, 21-26 May’2007, Gruppo Otologica, Piacenza, Italy; Prof. Mario Sanna.
  2. SGH Rhinology week 2009, 1st Functional seporhinoplasty course, Singapore, 16th – 17th July’2009
  3. SGH Rhinology week 2009, 13th Functional endoscopic sinus surgery course, Singapore, 18t – 20th July’2009
  4. Annual Meeting of American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery & OTO EXPO 2010, Boston, USA, 2010.
  5. Annual Meeting of American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery & OTO EXPO 2011, San Francisco, September’2011
  6. Annual Meeting of American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery & OTO EXPO 2012, Orlando, September’2012
  7. Cochlear Surgeons Workshop, Australia, February’2017.
  8. International Advance Course: Imaging Aspects of Cochlear Implantation, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherland, September 2018
  9. 6th Munich Hearing Implant Symposium, Munich, Germany, December’ 2018.
  10.  MED-EL Surgical Academy, Innsbruck, Austria, August 2019
  11. Advanced Cochlear Surgeons Workshop, Australia, 2019.

National:

  1. National Conference on “Bioinformatics” at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram (Wardha), INDIA.
  2. “AOICON – 2004”, Kolkata.
  3. “Temporal Bone Dissection Course” 12th – 14th March’2004, B Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai.
  4. “13th Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Workshop” 10th –12th Sep’2004, Seth G S Medical College & P D Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai.
  5. “Temporal Bone Dissection Course” 15th – 16th Sep’2004, B Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai.
  6. “Annual Conference of Indian Society of Laryngology, Paediatric Airway, Laser & Phonosurgery Workshop” 17 – 18th Sep’2004, B Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai.
  7. “23rd Conference of UP Chapter”, 24 – 25th October’2004, Agra.
  8. “2nd National Workshop on Bronchoscopy”, GTB Hospital, New Delhi, 6th Nov’2004.
  9. “27th All India Rhinoplasty Course”, 12th – 14th December’2004, Moolchand Hospital, New Delhi.
  10.  “16th National Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course with international workshop on Lasers” 27th – 30th Jan’2005, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.
  11. CME “ENT Update – 2005”, Bhopal; 13th Febrary’2005.
  12. “ENT FESS Course” 24th – 27th March’2005, LTM Medical College, Mumbai.
  13. “Otolaryngology – 2005” 2nd joint Annual Conference of AOI MP & Chattisgarh Chapter 3rd – 4th April’2005
  14. “14th Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Workshop” 23rd – 25th Sep’2005, Seth G S Medical College & P D Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai september’2005.
  15. “Current Trends in ENT” organized by The Midland ENT Group, UK, AOI Mumbai branch & Nanavati hospital, Mumbai, India; 12th & 13th November’2005.
  16. “Temporal Bone Dissection Course” 9th – 11th Dec’2005, B Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai.
  17. “12th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology and ENT Expo’2006” 5th – 7th July’2006, Birmingham, UK.
  18. “Asia-Pacific Laser Congress 2006”; 5th – 8th October’2006, Goa.
  19. “Indian society of otology Conference’ 2006”; 10th-12th November’2006, Goa.
  20. 59th Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Bhubaneshwar, 4th – 7th Jan’07.
  21. “International Live Head and Neck Oncosurgery Workshop, 2007”, 9th – 11th March’2007, KEM Hospital, Mumbai.
  22. “2nd surgical workshop on Laryngo-Tracheal surgery”, 24-25th March’2007, Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai.
  23. “Lateral Skull Base surgery workshop”, 1st – 2nd September’2007, Mumbai.
  24. 9th Annual Conference of Skull Base Surgery Society of India and International Skull Base CME, AIIMS, New Delhi, October’2007.
  25. 16th Annual Conference of Indian society of otology”, 16th – 18th November’2007, Hyderabad.
  26. “6th International Voice conference”, 22nd – 25th November’2007, Pune.
  27. “Otology, Neurotology & Lateral Skull Base Surgery Worksop”, 9th December’2007, Mumbai.
  28. 60th Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Agra, 4th – 6th Jan’08.
  29. Sinus and Beyond, Mumbai, November’2008.
  30. “Skull base Anatomy and approaches” Manipal Hospital, Banglore; 21st -22nd March’2009
  31. 61st Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Jaipur, 3rd – 4th Jan’09
  32. 62nd Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngologists of India, Mumbai, 8th – 10th Jan’10
  33. 8th cochlear Implant Update, 2013. P D Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai
  34. National Facial Plastic surgery course, Bangalore, March’2013.
  35. 13th Annual Conference of Cochlear Implant Surgeons of India (CIGICON), Jaipur, 2015.
  36. ISOCON Raipur, November’2017.