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Dr. Satya Kiran Avvaru

Dr. Satya Kiran Avvaru

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ENT/ Otorhinolaryngologist


Otologist/ Neurotologist


Pediatric Otorhinolaryngologist

12 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Satya Kiran Avvaru is a Senior ENT Consultant and Cochlear Implant Surgeon at Rainbow Children's Hospital, Hyderabad. He pursued his basic medical schooling from Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal and post graduation in Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. Did his DNB (Diplomate in National Board, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi) in the discipline of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) from Vasavi ENT Institute, Hyderabad. He is the first in India to have a certified Fellowship training for 2 years in Implant Otology from prestigious institution, Christian Medical College, Vellore. Later on, received Advanced Cochlear Implant Surgeon Training from Institute for Cochlear Implant Training (ICIT), United States of America (USA) under the leadership of Prof. Thomas J Balkany, the pioneer in Cochlear Implantation. Had short term clinical observer ship and training in the department of Otology, Neurotology & Cochlear Implants at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, United States of America (USA). He is the recipient of Cochlear Implant Group of India (CIGI) Fellowship for the academic year 2016-17, Indian Society of Otology (ISO) Fellowship for the academic year 2015-16. In addition to the mentioned above, has 14 meritorious awards including 6 gold medals in the field of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) through his career with various presentations and publications at Regional, National & International level. Has been the organiser, operating surgical faculty (in-house & guest) in various Regional & National Live Surgical Workshops. He is the author of Handbook on Dissection Manual for Basic & Advanced Cochlear Implantation. He has professionally affiliations as a life member and/or governing body member with Cochlear Implant Group of India (CIGI), Indian Society of Otology (ISO), Indian Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (IAOHNS), Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI). Areas of Interest:Pediatric Cochlear Implantation (advanced), Auditory Brainstem Implantation (ABI), Bone Anchored Hearing Aids/Devices (BAHA/BAHD), Otology & Neurotology, Pediatric Otolaryngology. Currently leads the Rainbow Cochlear Implantation team in association with implant audiologists, (re)habilitation specialists and speech & language pathologists / therapists.

Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

Rainbow Children's Hospital


Road No 2, Banjara Hills, Near LV Prasad Eye Hospital, Landmark: Next to Hotel Park Hyatt, Hyderabad

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Mon, Wed, Fri

02:30 - 04:00

Tue, Thu, Sat

09:00 - 10:30


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is Ear-nose-throat (ent) Specialist?

A: An ear-nose-throat (ENT) doctor specializes in the treatment of conditions related to the ear, nose, and throat. Otorhinolaryngologist is another name by which an ENT doctor is referred to. ENT is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and conditions of the ear, nose, throat, and related areas of the head and neck.

Q: Is an Ear-nose-throat (ent) Specialist and an Otorhinolaryngologist different?

A: Otorhinolaryngologist is a doctor who treats conditions related to the ear, nose and throat. The more commonly used name to refer to an otorhinolaryngologist is an ENT specialist. Any health conditions that involves the ear, nose and throat are treated by an ENT doctor.ENT doctors administer medication or do surgical procedures to correct any physical defects in these organs.

Q: Does one need a referral to consult an Ear-nose-throat (ent) Specialist?

A: Generally, a person can consult an ENT specialist by taking a prior appointment. Those who have not booked an appointment can walk into the doctor’s clinic and wait in a queue for a consultation. In some cases, a patient may be referred to by another doctor or general physician to an ENT specialist. Such people may consult with a referral

Q: Should one consult an Ear-nose-throat (ent) Specialist in case of sinusitis?

A: An ENT specialist deals with problems related to ear, nose, and throat. A chronic infection of the sinuses causes sinusitis. You may visit a primary care doctor for sinusitis problem, but an ENT is the final authority to treat the condition. The sinuses are interconnected parts to the ear and nose, so an ENT is the best for treating sinusitis.

Q: Should one consult an Ear-nose-throat (ent) Specialist in case of injury to head and neck?

A: When a person gets injured in the head and neck, the first doctor that handles the case may be a trauma specialist or a neurologist. An ENT specialist deals with ear, nose, and throat, and related areas of head and neck. For better clarity of the impact of the injury, diagnosis and treatment consultation with an ENT is required

Awards and Recognitions

CIGI Award Fellowship - 2016
ICIT Advanced Cochlear Implant Surgeon Training - 2016
Fellowship in Implant Otology - 2015


MBBS - Kakatiya Medical College, Wrangal, 2004
DNB - ENT - National Board of Examination, India, 2012


CIGI Membership


51388 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2004

Trainings and Certifications

Cochlear Implant Surgery - KEM, Pune, 2017
Fellowship in Cochlear Implant Surgery - USA, 2016
DLO - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, 2008
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