Dr. K. K. Handa

Chairman - ENT and Head Neck Surgery ENT, Head and Neck Surgery Hospital , Surgery

Gurugram , South Delhi

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Renowned laryngologist, voice surgeon and cochlear implant surgeon

27 years of experience in the speciality

Former Associate Professor at AIIMS, Delhi

Dr. K.K Handa is the Chairman of ENT and Head Neck Surgery at Medanta. He has more than 32 years of experience in the specialty. He has been heading the Department of ENT and head neck surgery since inception of Medanta in 2009. Prior to that he was working as Associate Professor, Department of ENT, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and was a faculty member there for 13 years and was also the Senior Resident in PGIMER Chandigarh. He is the former President of Association of Phono-surgeons of India and was the association’s Founder Secretary. He is among the foremost voice and laser surgeons in the country. His expertise includes laryngology, voice surgery, laser surgery, cochlear implants, endoscopic sinus surgery, microscopic ear surgery and head and neck surgery. He was also the Commonwealth teacher’s fellowship for Training in Lasers, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, U.K. in 2004 

Medical Qualifications

Senior ResidencyPGIMER, Chandigarh2006
Commonwealth Fellowship for Training in LasersGlasgow Royal Infirmary, U.K.2004
DNBNational Board of Examination, New Delhi1994
MNAMSNational Medical Academy, New Delhi1995
MS(ENT)PGIMER, Chandigarh1993
MBBSAFMC, Pune1988

Specialization and Expertise

  • Laryngology
  • Voice surgery
  • Cochlear implants
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Head and Neck surgery
  • Microscopic ear surgery 

Memberships & Certifications

  • Organising Chairman, World Phonocon 2017
  • Former president Association of Phonosurgeons of India
  • Past Vice President Association of Phonosurgeons of India
  • Founder Secretary Association of Phonosurgeons of India
  • Member Governing Body of Association of Otorhinolaryngologists of India 2002
  • Member Governing Body of Association of Otorhinolaryngologists of India 2009
  • Treasurer and past secretary Neurootological and Equilibrium Society of India
  • Medical Advisor Laryngectomy Club of India
  • Member Indian Society of Otology
  • Member Indian Society of Rhinology
  • Reviewer Indian Journal of Pediatrics,
  • Member Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology
  • Indian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
  • Organizing Chairman, World Phonocon

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Best Otorhinolaryngologist, Times Research Foundation, 2012
  • Marquis World's Who's Who, Work in field of ENT, 2009
  • Kirti Gupta Oration, Work in Phonosurgery, 2009
  • Delivered NK Agarwal oration, "Phonosurgery Past Present and Future, Work in Phonosurgery, 2008
  • First prize in Annual Conference of Association of Phonosurgeons of India, Best video presentation, 2007
  • Dr R.D Kumar Oration, Work in Laryngology, 2006
  • President's Appreciation Award, IMA South Delhi, 2005
  • British Academic Conference Fellowship, BACO Conference, Cambridge, U.K, 1996
  • AOI Travel Fellowship, Outstanding ENT Surgeon, 1996
  • Silver Medal, First Order in the MS (ENT) examination, 1993
  • Bharath Swasthya Samman Award by Zee News, 2015


  • Clin Otolaryngol :   How We do it: A technique for the orientation of endoscopically resected laryngeal specimens; Clinical Otolaryngology A technique for the orientation of endoscopically resected laryngeal lesions, 2007
  • Sleep Med :   Thyroxine replacement therapy reverses sleep-disordered breathing in patients with primary hypothyroidism , 2006
  • Sleep Breath :   Prediction of obstructive sleep apnea in patients presenting to atertiary care center, 2006
  • Indian J Med Res :   Validation of the modified Berlin questionnaire to identify patients at risk for the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, 2006
  • J Oral Maxillofac Surg. :   Malignant mesenchymal tumor arising from cherubism , 2004
  • Laryngoscope :   Preoperative diagnosis of allergic fungal sinusitis , 2003
  • International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology :   Extraanasopharyngeal angiofibroma arising from the nasal septum, 2001
  • International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology :   Fire during the use of Nd-Yag laser , 2001
  • American Journal of Otorhinolaryngology :   Osteogenic sarcoma of the temporal bone, 1997
  • Mycoses, :   fungal sinusitis ; clinicopathological characteristics, 1996
  • Indian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck  surgery :   Sensorineural deafness in unsafe CSOM in the pediatric age group , 1996