Dr. K. K. Handa

Dr. K. K. Handa
Dr. K. K. Handa

Medanta - The Medicity, Gurugram


Dr. K.K. Handa
Chairman, ENT and Head & Neck Surgery
Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon, India 

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Kumud Kumar Handa is a highly acclaimed ENT and Head and Neck Surgeon in India with specialization in Head and Neck cancer surgery.
  • His expertise in the field of ENT is prominent with the 27 years of experience that he has in the field.
  • Currently the Chairman of the ENT and Head & Neck Surgery division in Medanta, Dr. Handa had a major role to play in establishing the unit in the year 2009.
  • His area of interest includes voice surgery, laser surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, cochlear implant surgery and head and neck surgery. He has helped in the treatment of a number of head and neck cancer patients with different types of cancer surgeries.
  • He has several firsts to his credit that includes the first laryngeal framework surgery, trans-oral robotic surgery and Botulinum toxin injection for spasmodic dysphonia in India.
  • He is regularly invited as a faculty as well as a speaker in a number of conferences and workshops held in India and abroad.
  • Along with his practice, Dr. Handa has also been an examiner for under graduate, post graduate and DNB examinations. He has over 13 years of experience as a faculty of ENT at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi.
  • He has more than 80 publications to his name that have been published in renowned national and international medical journals.
  • He is an internationally acclaimed ENT surgeon with memberships of various medical and scientific associations.


  • Head and Neck cancer surgery
  • Trans-oral Laser Surgery
  • Trans-oral Robotic surgery
  • Cochlear implant surgery and other ear surgery
  • Phonosurgery, surgery for voice disorders
  • Sleep apnea surgery, surgery for sleep disorders
  • Laryngology
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery

Work Experience

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


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


  • Indian Society of Rhinology
  • Indian Society of Otology
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  • Voice Foundation of India
  • Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology
  • Indian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Otorhinolaryngologist by Times Research Foundation in 2012
  • Listed in the ENT chapter of Marquis Who is Who in the World in 2009
  • Kirti Gupta Oration in Phonosurgery, 2009
  • N K Agarwal Oration in Phonosurgery, 2008
  • R D Kumar Oration in Laryngology, 2006
  • President’s Appreciation Award by the Indian Medical Association (South Delhi Branch) in 2005
  • Bharath Swasthya Samman award by Zee News in 2005

Other Accomplishments & Recognitions

  • Medical Advisor of the Laryngectomy Club of India
  • Treasurer and Past Secretary of the Neurotological and Equilibrium Society of India, Governing Body
  • Founder Secretary, Former President and Former Vice President o f the Association of Phonosurgeons of India,
  • Member of Governing Body of the Association of Otorhinolaryngologists of India,
  • Reviewer of the Indian Journal of Pediatrics

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