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Kumud Kumar Handa, M.S., D.N.B., M.N.A.M.S.
Medanta Medicity
ENT and Head Neck Surgery Department
426, Hawa Singh Block, Asiad Village
New Delhi - 110 049   
Phone: +91-011-26494800
Mobile: +91-9871189790
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Director Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana Present
Associate Professor All India Institue of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India 2003-2009
Commonwealth Fellow Glasgow Royal infirmiry, Glasgow, United Kingdom 2004-2004
Assistant Professor All India Institue of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India 1996-2003
Senior Resident Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 1993-1996
Junior Resident Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 1990-1993
Area of Specialization:
Research Summary:
Study of swallowing dysfunction in post radiotherapy Head and Neck patients using FEES
Voice disorders, Phonosurgery, Head and Neck Surgery
Lasers, Endoscopic sinus surgery, Sleep Medicine
Sialology and Otology
1. Chakrabarti, A., Denning, D. W., Ferguson, B. J., Ponikau, J., Buzina, W., Kita, H., Marple, B., Panda, N., Vlaminck, S., Kauffmann-Lacroix, C., Das, A., Singh, P., Taj-Aldeen, S. J., Kantarcioglu, A. S., Handa, K. K., Gupta, A., Thungabathra, M., Shivaprakash, M. R., Bal, A., Fothergill, A. and Radotra, B. D.  Fungal rhinosinusitis: a categorization and definitional schema addressing current controversies. The Laryngoscope. 2009.  119, 1809-1818. [PubMed]
2. Reddy, E. V., Kadhiravan, T., Mishra, H. K., Sreenivas, V., Handa, K. K., Sinha, S. and Sharma, S. K.  Prevalence and risk factors of obstructive sleep apnea among middle-aged urban Indians: a community-based study. Sleep Medicine. 2009.  10, 913-918. [PubMed]
3. Dutta, R., Kumar, A., Handa, K. K. and Dinda, A. K.  Large pedunculated fibrovascular polyp of oesophagus in a young woman. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 2009.  9, 352-353. [PubMed]
4. Surender, R. A., Chandrashish, C., Handa, K. K. and Rajeshwari, S.  Operating laryngoscope in a failed intubation scenario. Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2009.  19, 274-275. [PubMed]
5. Handa K. K., Shunyu N.B. Psuedoaneurysm of the lingual artery . Indian journal of Otorhinolaryngology  and Head and Neck Surgery.  2008, 60, 356-359.
6. Sunder, R. A. and Handa, K. K.  Airway management of an infant with extensive naso-oral cicatrization causing severe upper airway obstruction. Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2007.  17, 810-811. [PubMed]
7. Murray, C. E., Cooper, L., Handa, K. K., MacLeod, T. and MacKenzie, K.  A technique for the orientation of endoscopically resected laryngeal lesions. Clinical Otolaryngology. 2007.  32, 201-203. [PubMed]
8. Chawla, J. M., Handa, K. K. and Tripathi, B. M.  Unilateral pseudohypacusis in children. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2007.  74, 312-313. [PubMed]
9. Sharma, S. K., Vasudev, C., Sinha, S., Banga, A., Pandey, R. M. and Handa, K. K.  Validation of the modified Berlin questionnaire to identify patients at risk for the obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. The Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2006.  124, 281-290. [PubMed]
10. Sharma, S. K., Malik, V., Vasudev, C., Banga, A., Mohan, A., Handa, K. K. and Mukhopadhyay, S.  Prediction of obstructive sleep apnea in patients presenting to a tertiary care center. Sleep & Breathing. 2006.  10, 147-154. [PubMed]
11. Jha, A., Sharma, S. K., Tandon, N., Lakshmy, R., Kadhiravan, T., Handa, K. K., Gupta, R., Pandey, R. M. and Chaturvedi, P. K.  Thyroxine replacement therapy reverses sleep-disordered breathing in patients with primary hypothyroidism. Sleep Medicine. 2006.  7, 55-61. [PubMed]
12. Mathur, S. R., Ray, R. and Handa, K. K.  Isolated laryngeal leishmaniasis in an immunocompetent patient in India. Tropical Doctor. 2006.  36, 55-56. [PubMed]
13. Rishi Pal Gupta, S. Bahadur, A. Thakar,  Handa  K. K. Management Protocols of allergic fungal sinusitis. Indian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. 2006. Vol 59, No 1.
14. Aru Handa,   Handa K. K.  Migranous vertigo. Vertigo viewpoint. 2006. Vol. 4, No 1.
15. Bahadur S., Mohanti B. K., Thakar A., Handa K. K. Role of Combined therapy of surgery and radiotherapy versus salvage surgery following radiation failures in advanced carcinoma of the larynx. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and  Neck surgery. 2005. 56-59.
16. K. K. Handa. Laryngopharyngeal reflux. Current Opinion. Indian journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. 2005.  57(3), 267-270.
17. Aru C. Handa,  Handa K. K. Sphenochoanal polyp- Diagnosis and management. Indian journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. 2005. Special issue II, 515-517.
18. Sharma, S. K., Kurian, S., Malik, V., Mohan, A., Banga, A., Pandey, R. M., Handa, K. K. and Mukhopadhyay, S.  A stepped approach for prediction of obstructive sleep apnea in overtly asymptomatic obese subjects: a hospital based study. Sleep Medicine. 2004.  5, 351-357. [PubMed]
19. Shah, N., Handa, K. K. and Sharma, M. C.  Malignant mesenchymal tumor arising from cherubism: a case report. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery . 2004.  62, 744-749. [PubMed]
20. Sethuraman, G., Tejasvi, T., Khaitan, B. K., Handa, K. K., Rao, S., Singh, M. K., Sirka, C. and Sharma, V. K.  Lipoid proteinosis in two siblings: a report from India. The Journal of Dermatology. 2003.  30, 562-565. [PubMed]
21. Dhiwakar, M., Thakar, A., Bahadur, S., Sarkar, C., Banerji, U., Handa, K. K. and Chhabra, S. K.  Preoperative diagnosis of allergic fungal sinusitis. The Laryngoscope. 2003.  113, 688-694. [PubMed]
22. A. Handa , Handa K. K. Management of Otitis Media with effusion in Pediatric age group. Asian Journal of Ear, Nose and Throat. 2003. 1(1), 21- 29.
23. Sharma, S. K., Reddy, T. S., Mohan, A., Handa, K. K., Mukhopadhyay, S. and Pande, J. N.  Sleep disordered breathing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The Indian Journal of Chest Diseases & Allied Sciences. 2002.  44, 99-105. [PubMed]
24. Sharma SC, Bubul K , Handa K. K.  Approaching the skull base. ORL Delhi. 2002. Vol 1, No 4, 23-28.
25. Handa, K. K., Bhalla, A. P. and Arora, A.  Fire during the use of Nd-Yag laser. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2001.  60, 239-242. [PubMed]
26. Handa, K. K., Kumar, A., Singh, M. K. and Chhabra, A. H.  Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma arising from the nasal septum. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2001. 58, 163-166. [PubMed]
27. Handa K. K., Deka R.C., Upadhaya S. Laryngeal Framework surgery : Present Day status. Delhi ORL. 2001.  9-12.
28. C. Anjaneyulu, Handa K. K., Deka R.C. Treatment principles of  chronic laryngotracheal stenosis. 2001. 48-51.
29. Handa K. K., Are digital hearing aids useful ? ENT Online. 2001. 2-5.
30. Handa K. K., Deka R.C. Virtual Otoscopy. Vertigo Update. 1999. 11-13.
31. Handa K. K.,  R.C. Deka; Management  of Obstructive Sleep apnea. Hospital Today. 1999. Vol IV No 1,  52-54.
32. A. Handa,  Handa K. K.   Paranasal sinus Mycoses . Diagnosis and  Management. Hospital Today. 1998. vol 3, No 3, pp162-164.
33. Wali J.P., Wig N., Handa R.,  Handa K. K., Deka RC et al .Otological manifestations of  Wegener’s granulomatosis. Indian journal of Otology. 1998. 4(1), 29-36.   
34. R.C. Deka, P. K. Kalsotra, Handa K. K.,  R. Kumar, S. Kumar. The dizzy child. Vertigo update. 1998. 12-16.
35. Sharma, S. C., Handa, K. K., Panda, N., Banerjee, A. K. and Mann, S. B.  Osteogenic sarcoma of the temporal bone. American Journal of Otolaryngology. 1997.  18, 220-223. [PubMed]
36. K. K. Handa. Laryngeal framework surgery. Hospital Today.  1997. 11(13), 28-30.
37. A. K.  Gupta,  S.C. Sharma, S. B. S. Mann, K. K. Handa. Chondroma of the larynx.  Indian journal of Otolaryngology. 1997.  49(3), 286-288.
38. Handa K. K., Deka R.C.,  Kaul  Vineeta;  Otological and neurotological manifestations of AIDS; A short review. Indian journal of Otology. 1997. 3 (3), 123-127.
39. Aru Chhabra, Handa K. K. Neurofibromatosis -11. A  case report and review of literature. Indian journal of Otology. 1997. 3 (2), 73-77.
40. K. K. Handa, Deka R.C., Kalsotra P. Vertigo in children. Indian journal of Otology. 1997. 3 (1), 17-20.
41. Chhabra, A., Handa, K. K., Chakrabarti, A., Mann, S. B. and Panda, N.  Allergic fungal sinusitis: clinicopathological characteristics. Mycoses. 1996.  39, 437-441. [PubMed]
42. K. K. Handa, S. B. S Mann,  A. K. Gupta, A. Handa. Sensorineural deafness in unsafe CSOM  in the pediatric age group.  Indian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery. 1996. 48(2), 125-130.
43. K. K.  Handa, S. B. S. Mann, A. Handa, V.  Vardhan. Management of trigeminal Neuralgia. Indian journal of pain. 1996. 9 (2), 18-22.
44. K. K.  Handa, S. B.S. Mann, A. Handa. Management of choanal atresia. Journal Of  Pediatric surgery in developing countries. 1996. 2 (1), 177-278.
45. K. K. Handa, Aru Handa, N. Panda, S. B. S. Mann. Primary chronic Mucormycosis. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery. 1996. 48 (3), 232-235.


Book Chapters:
Deka R.C., Handa K.K., Julka P.K. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma. ENT disorders a in tropical environment. MERF Publications, 2nd Edition ; pp147-157
Handa K.K., Deka R.C. Computers in Otorhinolaryngology; Editorial: Indian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology. Vol51; pp 90-95.
Deka R.C., Handa K.K. Principles of Pediatric and neonatal emergencies. Otolaryngological emergencies. Jaypee Bro 2004, Pg 642 -645.
Handa K.K., ENT Conditions , Standard Treatment Guidelines. Delhi Society for promotion of rational drugs. 205-221.
Handa K.K.. taste and Smell – An update. National Medical Journal of India. 2006. Vol 19, No 5, 290.
Handa K.K. . Editorial Delhi ORL. 2002.
Handa K.K., Handa Aru. Ipratropium Bromide. Drug Review : Indian journal of Otorhinolaryngology.
Handa K.K. Editorial Delhi ORL. 2001, 3.
Grant Support:
Project Title Role Funding Agency Sanction Number Sanction Date
TNF factor estimation in the oral cancer All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Role of Botulinum toxin in Spasmodic dysphonia All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Study on voice changes in elderly and in central nervous system disorders Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India


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M.B.B.S. Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
M.S. in E.N.T., Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Honors and Awards
2007, Awarded the First prize for the best video presentation in the Annual Conference of Association of Phonosurgeons of India held in Bhuwaneshwar
2006, Awarded and delivered Dr R.D Kumar Oration in the Annual conference of the Bihar branch of Association of Otorhinolaryngologists of India on “ Phonosurgery Past present and Future
2005, President appreciation award by IMA South Delhi Branch for services to the IMA South Delhi branch
2001, Awarded the First prize for the video presentation
1996, Awarded the British Academic Conference Fellowship for the BACO conference held in Cambridge , Great Britain
1995-96, Awarded the AOI Travel Fellowship
1995, Awarded the Khosla Gold Medal for the paper
1994, Runners Up in the Annual Quiz of North West zone AOI held in AIIMS, New Delhi
1993, Awarded SILVER MEDAL of the First Order in the MS (ENT) examination
1989, Awarded the First prize in the SP Pamra Essay contest held by Delhi Medical Association
2003-2006, Founder secretary of Association of Phonosurgeons of India
2002-2005, Hon. Secretary of Neurotological and Equilibrium society of India
2002, Member of the Governing Body Association of the Otorhinolaryngologists of India
1998, Member of the Governing body of Neurotological and Equilibrium society of India
Member of the Governing Body Delhi branch of AOI
Member of the voice Foundation of India
Medical Advisor to the Laryngectomy Club of India
Member, Indian society of otology
Member, Indian society of rhinology
Editor, Delhi Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Type of Neoplasms
Head and Neck
Paranasal sinuses, External ear and auditory canal, Nasal cavity, Oral cavity
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