Dr. Sampath Chandra Prasad Rao

MBBS,MS (ENT),DNB (Otorhinolaryngology)

16 years experience


Bengaluru - Koramangala ( View Location )
Mon - Sat- 12 PM to 2 PM


Dr. Rao did his Masters in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore (India) affiliated to the Manipal University. He was awarded the best outgoing student during his Masters. He is also the Fellow of the European Academy of Otology & Neurotology and Fellow of the European Board of Examinations in Otolaryngology. He was awarded the British Annual Congress in Otolaryngology (BACO) fellowship twice. He is the recipient of the Ten Outstanding Indian award from Junior Chamber International (JCI).

He completed his two year fellowship in Skull Base Surgeries, Implantology and Advanced Otology at the Skull Base unit of Casa Di Cura Piacenza (Italy), the premier center in the world in the discipline and was awarded the Fellowship of the European Academy of Neurotology (EAONO). He continued to work at the Skull Base Surgery unit at Casa Di Cura Piacenza for a total of 6.5 years accumulating vast experience in Skull Base Surgery.

Dr. Rao was honored with the Dr. GS Grewal Oration at the Annual Congress of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India in 2018. He has been invited to the Skull Base Courses organised by the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) and toss a key note speaker to the National Conferences of the Italian, Indian, Turkish, Saudi, Bangladeshi and UAE societies.

He has pioneered many skull base surgeries in India.


  • MBBS – M.A.H.E.U, 2001
  • MS (ENT) – Kasturba Medical College, 2006
  • DNB (Otorhinolaryngology) – N.B.E, 2008


  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Head and Neck Tumor / Cancer Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Surgery Of The Facial Nerve
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Congenital Ear Problem Treatment
  • Orbital & Optic Nerve Decompression
  • Sinonasal Malignancies
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Laser Surgeries for Head and Neck Lesions
  • Tonsillectomy


  • FEB – ORLHNS – UEMS – ORL, Brussels, 2014
  • FEAONO – European Academy of Otology & Neurotology, 2014
  • Fellowship in Anterior Skull Base Surgery – Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France, 2014


  • Karnataka Medical Council
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)
  • American Academy Of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery
  • Politzer Society
  • Cochlear implant group of India
  • Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO)
  • European Academy of Otology and Neurotology
  • Indian Society of Otology
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Life Member Rotary Club
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)


  • DS Grewal Oration at the 70th Annual conference of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India, 4th to 7th January 2018, Indore, India – 2018
  • Felicitation with a shawl, certificate and memento by the Bangladesh ENT Association and the Bangladesh Society of Otology at the 2nd Advance Temporal Bone and Skull Base Dissection and Surgery workshop, 21st to 24th August 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh – 2017
  • Felicitation with a scroll and memento by the Andhra Branch of the AOI at their 35th Annual AOI Conference, 5th September 2016
  • Honorary Fellowship of the Indian Academy of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, awarded on 26th August 2016 by the President & Secretary of IAOHNS – 2016
  • Global Otology Research Forum (GLORF) best paper award – Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery, Politzer Society Meeting, Antalya, Turkey – 2013
  • Best paper award, Neurotology 2013, 11th-12th April, Milan, Italy – 2013
  • Rameshwardasji Birla Smarak Kosh Fellowship, 2013 for Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery at Gruppo Otologico, Piacenza, Italy – 2013
  • 14th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology (BACO) fellowship, 2012, Glasgow, UK – 2012
  • 13th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology (BACO) fellowship, 2009, Liverpool, UK – 2009
  • Borekatte Laxmi Devi Memorial Award for the best out-going MS (Otorhinolaryngology) student, Manipal University, 2006 – 2006
  • Prof. MV Venkatesh Murthy Gold medal for the best poster presentation. 22nd Karnataka State Conference of the Karnataka branch of AOI, 16th-19th April 2004, Mysore – 2004
  • Second prize, Dr. Kishore Chandra Prasad Gold Medal for the best quiz team in the ENT quiz competitions, South Zone Conference of AOI, 25-28th September 2003, Thrissur – 2003