About Department

The department of ENT and Head Neck Surgery at AIIMS Mangalagiri was established in the year 2019. The department started the OPD services from 12th March 2019 and is expected to extend its other services pertaining to the IPD, OT and emergency services in the near future.


To provide state of the art and affordable health care to the people. To become a centre of excellence in research which benefits the common people

Vision :

To establish the department as a trusted choice for the patients and a state of the art referral centre so as to diminish the regional imbalances in health care. To become a centre of excellence in research and academics so that the advances in medical science and provisions of health care are delivered to the community.

Department goals for next five years :

  1. Start and develop otology, neurotology ,allergy, head and neck oncology and other specialty clinics in a phased manner
  2. To start routine OT services and focus on developing and delivering state of the art advanced surgical procedures in the field of skull base surgery, head and neck cancer surgery and aesthetic surgery.
  3. To start universal newborn hearing screening program.
  4. To start preschool deafness screening program in the community.
  5. To start a sustainable cochlear implant program.
  6. To develop a state of the art vestibular lab
  7. To develop a skill development lab for UG, PG and faculty
  8. Establish facilities for diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty :

  1. Dr. Satvinder Singh Bakshi – Associate Professor
  2. Dr. Seepana Ramesh – Assistant Professor
  3. Dr. Soumyajit Das – Assistant Professor

Staff :

  1. Ms Yeramareddy Vijaya Mariya Nakshatram – Nursing officer


1. The department participated in a health camp for the pediatric population held in July 2019 at Mangalagiri.

2. The ‘World no Tobacco’ day was celebrated in AIIMS Mangalagiri on 30-05-2020 with a series of events. The department of ENT, Community & Family medicine and Dentistry collaborated to organize these events. A host of activities like sensitization programs for nursing officers, patients and workers, nationwide e-poster and short film competition and webinar on oral cancer were conducted

2. The department of ENT along with the Department of Dentistry has taken charge of the COVID sampling for AIIMS Mangalagiri and has taken more than 3000 swabs

3. The Honourable Director, AIIMS Mangalagiri, Prof Dr. Mukesh Tripathi inaugurated the vertigo lab on 06.01.2021. The vertigo lab in the department of ENT has state of the art equipment like Videonystagmography with Computerised Dynamic Posturography, which has been procured under the project funded by the Department of Health research, ICMR. In addition to the research work the lab will be useful in the diagnostic armamentarium and management of patients with balance disorders.