Dr.Padmanabhan completed his post graduate training in Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) from Government Medical College Calicut, India. He was a Gold medalist in his MS and DLO exams. He was working in the UK and obtained MRCS and DOHNS from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh following which he pursued and obtained Fellowships in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery from The European Board and The American College of Surgeons.
He is a GCAA certified Specialist Aviation Medical Examiner.
Dr.Padmanabhan has 13 years of experience in ENT (India, UK, and UAE).
He has expertise in the following procedures.
Ear: Micro ear surgeries-Mastoidectomy, Tympanoplasty, stapedotomy, ossiculoplasty, Intratympanic injections. Currently at Lifeline Hospital, Abu Dhabi
Nose and Sinus: Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy, Septoplasty, Turbinate reduction.
Throat: Tonsillectomy, Vocal cord surgeries, Styloidectomy (for Eagles syndrome), tongue tie release
Pediatric ENT: Adenoidectomy, Tonsillectomy, Myringotomy& grommet, tongue tie release.
He has special interest in micro ear surgeries and pediatric otolaryngology.
Dr.Padmanabhan can speak English, Malayalam, Hindi and Arabic.