Dr. Sanjay Udupi, ENT Surgeon- Latest Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Sanjay Udupi

M.B.B.S., M.S. (ENT)

Becoming the fourth generation doctor in a family of doctors, Dr.Sanjay Udupi completed his MBBS from Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga, in 1992. While interning at the St.Johns Medical college in Bangalore, he developed an inclination towards the surgical field and soon took up a masters programme at the Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in Otorhinolaryngology.

He graduated with honours in 1997, being awarded the gold medal for the best outgoing student for from Manipal Academy of Higher Education. He underwent extensive training in the field of ENT under the able guidance of Dr.Krishna Kumar at Sundaram Medical Foundation firm . Here he absorbed the nuances of endoscopic sinus surgery from his mentor. Further fine tuning of his surgical skills was achieved by attending surgical workshops and observing the experts operate. He has since been consulting at LIMA (Lifeline Institute of Minimal Access), Kilpauk, Chennai.

From the year 2000, he was actively involved in the management of National Hospital, a family run 100 bedded hospital in north Chennai in the capacity of a medical director. Here he was exposed to not only ENT bur other specialities as well, giving him a well rounded view of hospital care.

With more than 20 years of ENT Practice and having performed numerous surgeries, Dr.Sanjay is a good listener, proficient in diagnosing ENT diseases. An excellent surgeon with special skills in endoscopic and microscopic surgeries with expertice in the use of coblation technology. Over the last five years, he has developed special interest in the management of Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea. After training in Singapore, Dr.Sanjay runs the sleep clinic at prominent Hospitals. He has been the organising secretary for three live surgical workshops over the last three years, conducted to spread awareness about Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and its management in south India.

He has also actively participated at the National conferences of the association of surgeons for sleep apnoea in India and is a specialist in surgeries for snoring in South India.

Academic Qualification & Awards


Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga University


M.S. (ENT)
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

Gold Medal for best out going student

Positions Held


Senior Registrar (ENT)
Sundaram Medical Foundation


Medical Director
Talam Medical Center, Pandan Indah, Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia


Consulting Surgeon (ENT)
National Hospital, North Chennai


Senior Consulting Surgeon (ENT)
KKR ENT Hospital and Research Center, Kilpauk, Chennai


Visiting Consulting Surgeon
LIMA (Lifeline Institute of Minimal Access) Keyhole Surgery
Papers Presented

May, 1995

Deep Lobe Parotid Tumour–Mandibulotomy Approach
Annual Conference of the A.O.I., Davangere

September, 1995

Malignant Schwannoma of the Parapharyngeal Space
South Zone Conference of the A.O.I., Nellore

January, 1996

Extra nasopharyngeal extension of Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma – our experience
The Annual Conference of the A.O.I., Kolkotta

December, 1996

Efficiency of functional endoscopic sinus surgery in chronic sinusitis – our experience
7th ASEAN ORL CONGRESS held at Kualalumpur , Malaysia

August 2015

Hemangioma of neck and larynx – problems of management
The Clinical Society Neeting of the A.O.I., Chennai Branch
Surgical Workshops Attended

April, 1995

2ND International Temporal Bone Dissection and T.E.P. Workshop

December, 1995

2nd International Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course held

March, 1997

2nd International Symposium on Head & Neck Surgery, Co2 Laser Surgery – Near Total Laryngectomy
Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore

December, 1997

Asia Pacific Head and Neck cancer Congress

2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012

International Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery courses
KKR ENT Hospital, Chennai

2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012

Teaching Faculty at the biannual Temporal Bone Dissection Workshops
KKR ENT Hospital, Chennai

2014 and 2015

Organizing Secretary for the Work Shop
Live Surgical Workshops on Snoring and Sleep Apnea

July, 2013

The second workshop on Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea
Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Teaching Experience

April 18-20, 2014


Subject: Relevance of Traditional Surgeries for Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

11 May 2014

Workshop on Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Subject: Advantages of Reconstructive Palatoplasties

17 August 2014


Subject: Anatomy of Plate and Tongue Base

January 2015

National Conference of the Association of Surgeons for Sleep Apnea, Hyderabad

Subject: Comorbidities in OSAS

28 February, 2015

SIMS Hospital, Chennai

Faculty at Master Class in ENT – Recent Updates

March 2015

KKR ENT Hospital and Research Institute, Chennai

Faculty at the 2nd live surgical workshop on snoring and OSAS

Awards from various social bodies


Dr. Mahadeviah Gold Medal for the best case presentation
The South Zone Conference of AOI, Nellore

October 2015

Best Video Presentation
The state level AOI Conference, Kanyakumari