Meet The Team
Dr. Rao is an Otolaryngologist who is fellowship trained in both Anterior and Lateral Skull Base Surgeries. He has worked with Prof. Mario Sanna, Prof. Paolo Castelnuovo and other prominent European Skull Base Surgeons and has a vast experience in treating various challenging Skull Base Pathologies. Dr. Rao has over 100 peer reviewed scientific publications (h index of 19), 25 chapters & 1 text book on Cochlear & other Auditory Implants by Thieme International. He is a visiting Professor at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He has pioneered many new concepts in skull base surgery in India. He is the Founder of World Skull Base. His areas of interest are Vestibular Schwannomas, Skull Base Meningiomas, Paragangliomas, Petrous Bone Cholesteatomas, Temporal Bone Malignancies, Cochlear Implantation, Bone Anchored Hearing devices, Auditory Brainstem Implantation, Nose and Paranasal tumors, Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibromas and Head & Neck Cancers
Dr. KC Prasad Rao
Head and Neck Surgeon
DLO, MS, FACS
Dr. KC Prasad Rao is an eminent Otolaryngologist specialised in Head & Neck Surgeries. He has pioneered many concepts in Head & Neck Oncosurgery notably regional blocks in Head & Neck surgery. He served as Professor & Head of the Department of ORLHNS at Manipal University, Mangalore and as Dean of SIMSRC, Mangalore. He also served as the Consultant ENT surgeon at the King AbdulAziz Specialist Hospital in Saudi Arabia and as a Consultant ENT surgeon at various hospitals in the UAE. He has over 50 international peer reviewed publications t o his credit and has been a thesis guide to over 50 students. He was also the 1st person to start the Cochlear Implant programme in Mangalore, thereby establishing the 1st center in Karnataka outside Bangalore.
Dr. Sunil Furtado
Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon
Dr. Sunil V Furtado is a senior consultant neurosurgeon in Bangalore with over 15 years experience in Neurosurgery. He completed his MCh from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute, Trivandrum; a national institute under the Central ministry of Science and Technology. He worked for 9 years at the Sri Sathya Sai Institute for Higher Medical Sciences at Whitefield, Bangalore. During his stay, he was actively involved with neuro-oncology projects with the Indian Institute of Science and CSIR & focused on brain tumors and cerebrovascular disorders. He then completed two fellowships in the US: Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery at Stanford University, California & Endovascular Neurosurgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. These fellowships provided a multimodality approach to managing complex head, neck and brain tumors, integrating skills of operative neurosurgery and radio-interventional neurosurgery.
Clinical Audiologist and Speech Pathologist
BASLP MSc Audiology
Ms. Anaswara Prasannan is an Audiologist with 1 year experience and expertise in diagnostic and rehabilitative services for pediatrics and adults with hearing impairment. She earned her masters degree in Audiology from Dr. S. K Chandrasekar’s Institute of Speech and Hearing , and Bachelors degree in Audiology and Speech language pathology from All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore. Ms. Prasannan's interest lies in Cochlear Implantation , Aural Rehabilitation.
Ms. Leebana. P is an Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist with 1 year experience. She earned her Bachelors as well as Masters degree in Audiology from Dr. S. K Chandrasekar’s Institute of Speech and Hearing, Bangalore. Ms. Leebana's interest lies in early identification and intervention of hearing loss, childhood speech and language disorders, adult neurogenic speech and language disorders, pediatric feeding difficulty.
Dr. Ananth Chinthapalli
Consultant ENT Surgeon
Dr. Pallavi Rao
DNB, FEBR, FRCR
Dr. Pallavi Rao is a senior radiologist from Manipal University, trained in Imaging of the Skull Base. She completed her Fellowship of the European Board of Examinations while she worked at Casa Di Cura Piacenza, Italy under Prof. Mario Sanna. She went on to complete her FRCR from UK. She is currently working at Telerad Soultions, Whitefield, one of India's largest Teleradiology solution providers. She also works at Columbia Asia Hospitals, Bangalore
Clinical Audiologist and Speech Pathologist
BASLP & MASLP
Santhosh H J
Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
Santhosh H J is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer at Aadhya Healthcare Private Limited. He has nearly 25 years of experience managing the field of Real Estate Industry and Architecture. Worked for industry major like Consulting Engineering Services, RSP Design Consultants, Patel Realty, Artha Real Estate Corporation. Presently associated with Adarsh a Real Estate firm, Tandem Design Architectural firm, Village Groupe Commercial Real Estate firm.
Devaiah is the Consultant - Business Development at Aadhya Healthcare Private Limited. An astute sales and marketing professional, Devaiah has nearly 18 years of experience in the Healthcare industry. After working for industry majors like Johnson & Johnson and Cochlear India, he has joined AHPL to take us to new heights. Devaiah has keen interest in raising awareness for Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Intervention of children with hearing loss. He specializes in building strong and committed teams to drive Cochlear Implant adoption among clinicians and patients alike.
Aditya is the Chief Administrative Officer at Aadhya Healthcare Private Limited. Aditya has 4 years of experience in Retail, NBFC and Hospitality industries. He has completed Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing and IT from Pune University and MBA in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from Western Sydney University, Australia.
Business Operation Manager
Mr. Rajesh is working as Business Operation Manager at Aadhya Healthcare Private Limited. He has nearly 16 years of experience in IT Industry, Real Estate, Design Consultancy. Also, worked as Relationship Manager at Patel Realty, Artha Real Estate Corporation, Infoedge India Limited & TDCPL.
K.S Kiran Kumar
Manager - Clinical Operations
MBA, MCA, PGDM
Kiran is the Admin - Operations and Clinical Coordinator at Aadhya Healthcare Private Limited. Kiran is a qualified management and Computer Applications professional with over 10 years of industry experience.
Manager - Clinical Operations
Monica is working as the Clinical Operations Manager at Aadhya Healthcare Private Limited. She has 1 year of experience and completed her Bachelors degree from Dayananda Sagar University, Bangalore and Masters degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore..
Diploma in Civil
Thoufeeq is working as a Digital Marketing Manager at Aadhya Healthcare Private Limited Bangalore. Thoufeeq did his Degree with HR & Marketing specialization at Mangalore University. He holds a diploma in Digital Marketing and Business Analytics .
Sandeepa is the Finance Controler at Aadhya Healthcare Private Limited. He has nearly 20 years of experience in Real Estate Industry and Architecture. Worked at RSP Design Consultant, Artha Real Estate Firm, Tandam Design Architecture Firm.
Business Development Manager
Chief Administrative Officer
Digital Marketing Manager
Dr Ganga J Kamath , an ENT Surgeon with fellow in training in skull base surgery under Dr Sampath Chandra Prasad , has an experience of 3 years in general ontology ,rhinology ,laryngology and head and neck surgery. She has done her MS ENT from kempegowda institute of medical sciences , DNB from NAT board and a diploma in lateral skull base surgery from World Skull Base.She is trained for head and neck surgery in Kidwai Institute of Oncology.
Dr Ananth Chintapalli, ENT, Head and Neck surgeon with 5 years of overall experience, currently working as an associate consultant at Manipal Hospitals and Apollo spectra Hospital, Bangalore. He completed M.S. ENT from Dr NTR University of Health Sciences. Well versed with all ENT conditions and surgical procedures.