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Dr. Sanjay Udupi

Dr. Sanjay Udupi
Consultant Ent, Head & Neck Surgeon

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.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Endoscopic Sinus surgery/ Nasal Surgery
  • Microscopic Ear Surgery
  • Surgery for Snoring & Sleep apnoea
  • Microlaryngoscopic surgeries
  • Head and Neck Surgeries
Academic Qualifications


Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga University


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


Senior Registrar (ENT)
Sundaram Medical Foundation Chennai

(2000 - 2002)

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

(2002 - 2009)

Consulting Surgeon (ENT)
National Hospital, North Chennai


Senior Consulting Surgeon (ENT)
KKR ENT Hospital and Research Center, Kilpauk, Chennai, - (2009)

( Current )

Visiting Consulting Surgeon
LIMA (Lifeline Institute of Minimal Access Surgery), Chennai

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