About Dr Ameet Kishore

  • MBBS (AFMC), FRCS (Glas), FRCS (Edin), FRCS-ORL (UK)
  • Consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi
  • Over 20 years of experience obtained in UK, Europe and USA


  • Cochlear Implantation : National Centre for Cochlear Implants, Cross House Hospital, UK
  • Neuro-otology & Skull Base Surgery : Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow, UK
  • Paediatric ENT : Royal Hospital for Sick Kids, Yorkhill, UK
  • Cochlear & Vibrant ME Implants: ENT Klinik, Univesity of Wurzburg, Germany
  • Micro Ear Surgery : Causse Clinic, Beziers, France
  • Ear & Skull base surgery : Gruppo Otologico, Piacenza, Italy
  • Ear & Sinus Surgery : New York Ear and Eye Infirmary, USA
  • Endoscopic Sinus & Micro ear Surgery : University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Cochlear & Auditory Brainstem Implants : Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK
  • Cochlear & Auditory Brainstem Implants : Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK
  • Microscopic Ear Surgery : Portmann Institute, Bordeaux, France
  • Secretary, Cochlear Implant Group of India
  • Indian Society of Otology
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  • Neurotological – Equilibriometric Society of India
  • European Academy of Otology & Neurotology
  • British Association of Paediatric Otolaryngology

Awards and Achievements

  • AOI Gold Medal – Best Consultant paper
  • TWJ Fellowship to visit the Causse Clinic, Beziers
  • Silver Medal – Best Paper Presentation at the Annual Conference – Neuro-otological &  Equilibriometric Society, New Delhi
  • Travel Grant, Section of Otology, Royal Society of Medicine
  • Travelling Fellowship, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Scottish Otolaryngological Society Prize – Best Registrar
  • Presentation at Annual S.O.S. meeting , Dumfries
  • Downs’ Temporal Bone Dissection Competition (1st Prize) (Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital , London )
  • Downs’ Temporal Bone Dissection Competition (2nd Prize) (Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London )
  • Glasgow Temporal Bone Dissection Prize (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow)
  • Cruden Temporal Bone Prize(Scottish Otolaryngological Society)
  • Anil Chadha Memorial Medal in Otorhinolaryngology (AFMC)
  • Merit Award in Surgery (AFMC)
  • Merit Award in Otorhinolaryngology and Ophthalmology (AFMC)
  • Ashok Kumar S.Patel Memorial Medal in Pharmacology (AFMC)


  • Competent in the management of all conditions of the ear, nose and throat – in both children and adults. Have extensive experience in Otology (ear disease) to treat conditions of the ear and hearing. Routinely carry out microscopic ear surgery for ear infections and reconstruction surgery for hearing.
  • Expertise in neuro-otology and in the medical and surgical management of dizziness, acoustic tumours and facial paralysis.
  • Trained at the National Centre for Cochlear Implantation (UK) since 1995 and thus have extensive experience in management of deafness with cochlear implantation. Set up and lead the Cochlear Implant Programme with a series of over 500 cochlear implant procedures in the last 8 years.
  • One of the first surgeons in India to have carried out Auditory Brainstem Implantation. Also adept at providing Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA) and Vibrant Sound bridge middle ear implants.
  • Wide experience in Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) using specialised tools such as endoscopic camera systems, microdebrider, Balloon Sinuplasty. Carries out advanced endoscopic procedures such as orbital decompression, optic nerve decompression, dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR), endoscopic closure of CSF leaks and endoscopic pituitary tumour surgery using Surgical Navigation System.
  • Experienced in the management of salivary gland and thyroid gland surgery. Well versed in microlaryngeal surgery and phonosurgical techniques for hoarseness.
  • Special training in Paediatric ENT , competent in the management of the children with common problems as tonsils, adenoids, glue ear as well as with noisy and difficult breathing (stridor) and other conditions that affect the paediatric airway (breathing passage).

Work Experience

  • Consultant Otolaryngology (ENT) Surgeon & Hon. Senior Lecturer, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Glasgow Royal Infirmary University Hospital, UK (April 2002 to Sept 2005)
  • Specialist Registrar Surgeon in Otolaryngology (ENT) West of Scotland Hospitals, UK (Oct 1995 to April 2002)
  • Over 6 years through various hospitals in the region, Super-speciality experience attained at:
    – National Centre for Cochlear Implants, Crosshouse Hospital – Cochlear Implantation
    – Glasgow Royal Infirmary – Microscopic Ear Surgery & BAHA Surgery
    – Gartnavel Hospital(Glasgow) – Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery
    – Victoria Royal Infirmary (Glasgow) – Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Laser Surgery
    – Institute of Neurological Sciences (Glasgow) – Neuro-otology & Skull base surgery
    – Stobhill Hospital (Glasgow) – Ear Surgery
    – Royal Hospital for Sick Children (Glasgow) – Paediatric ENT
    – Basic Surgical Training (January 1992 – October 1995)

Specialisation :
Ear, Nose, Throat, Cochlear Implants, Microscopic Ear Surgery & BAHA Surgery, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery, Laser Surgery, Neuro-otology, Skull base surgery , Paediatric ENT .