Profile Description

Dr. K. K. Handa

Chairman- Medanta- The Medicity, Sector 38, Gurgaon
Department- ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Procedures Expertised : Endoscopic Sinus surgery, Cochlear implant surgery, Laryngology, Surgery for voice disorders and sleep disorders, trans-oral laser and robotic surgery, phonosurgery, head and neck surgery

Introduction of Dr. K. K. Handa

Dr. K. K. Handa is a leading ENT and Head & Neck Surgeon with expertise in Laryngology, voice surgery and cochlear implant surgeries. He is among the first ENT surgeons in the country to perform voice surgery and use laser techniques in their procedures. He is credited with the first laryngeal framework surgery, the first trans-oral robotic surgery and the first Botulinum toxin injection for spasmodic dysphonia. He is also highly experienced in endoscopic sinus surgery, phonosurgery, cochlear implants, sleep and voice disorder surgery.

Dr. K. K. Handa holds an experience of more than 27 years in the field of ENT and Head and Neck surgery. During this time he has served in a number of hospitals both as a surgeon and a teacher. He has played a massive role in setting up of the ENT and Head and Neck department in Medanta and making it one of the leading health care centers in India.

A well known member of several medical associations, Dr. K. K. Handa has various achievements and appreciations to his credit. He has been the founder secretary and President of the Association of Phonosurgeons of India. Dr. K. K. Handa has attended a number of conferences and institutions as a guest faculty to deliver lectures and present his papers in various countries of the world. He has over 80 published articles in renowned national and international medical journals.

Work Experience

  • Chairman, ENT and Head & Neck Surgery, Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon, 2009- present
  • Associate Professor, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2003- 2009
  • Assistant Professor, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1996- 2003


  • MBBS, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, 1988
  • MS, ENT, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1993
  • DNB, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 1994
  • MNAMS, National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1995
  • Senior Resident, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1996
  • Commonwealth Fellowship, Training in Lasers, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, UK, 2004


  • Indian Society of Rhinology
  • Indian Society of Otology
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  • Voice Foundation of India
  • Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology
  • Laryngectomy Club of India, Medical Advisor
  • Neurotological and Equilibrium Society of India, Governing Body, Treasurer and Past Secretary
  • Association of Phonosurgeons of India, Founder Secretary, Former President and Former Vice President
  • Association of Otorhinolaryngologists of India, Governing Body
  • Indian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
  • Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Reviewer

Awards and recognitions

  • Best Otorhinolaryngologist, Times Research Foundation, 2012
  • Marquis Who is Who in the World, ENT, 2009
  • Kirti Gupta Oration, Phonosurgery, 2009
  • N K Agarwal Oration, Phonosurgery, 2008
  • Best Video Presentation, Association of Phonosurgeons of India Conference, 2007
  • Dr. R D Kumar Oration, Laryngology, 2006
  • President’s Appreciation Award, Indian Medical Association, South Delhi Branch, 2005
  • Bharath Swasthya Samman, Zee News, 2005

  • Gender
  • Hospital Affiliations Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon
  • Experience / Tranining
  • Medical School
  • Internship
  • Residency
  • Fellowship
  • Certifications
  • Leadership Roles
  • Head & Neck Cancer Surgery

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