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Dr. Sanjiv Badhwar

Consultant and Head, ENT Services


  • Clinics: Sleep Apnoea Clinic
  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 30 years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi, Marathi
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Born in Alwar, Rajasthan to Brigadier Balbar Badhwar and Vinita Badhwar. Lived a nomadic life from one army camp to another. Schooling in Bishops Pune and St. George Hyderabad. Being an army brat taught me discipline, dedication and devotion. Medical School from AFMC, Pune. I joined the Indian Navy travelled all over India. Last appointment- Prof and Head Army Hospital R & R, New Delhi.

My Mantra

Be the Reason Patient’s Smile; Dedication, Devotion, Diligence; I believe working in KDAH is a privilege, Motivation, result oriented approach, commitment and clarity about my work keeps me going. I believe if you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life!!!


Cochlear implant and NeuroOtology, Sinus and Allergy Management (Balloon Sinuplasty), Voice and Difficult Airways(Paediatric and Adults), Robotic Head-Neck Surgery, Sleep Apnoea Surgery


Cochlear implant and middle ear implant surgery, Neuro otology, Voice Surgery and Difficult Airways (Paediatric and Adults), Sleep Apnoea Surgery- Robotic/Coblation Assisted, Navigation Assisted Surgery for Sinusitis, Balloon Sinuplasty, Robotic Head-Neck Surgery, Minimal Access Surgery for Thyroid and Parathyroid, Endoscopic Skull base Surgery, Sialoendoscopy and Surgery for Salivary gland Tumours


    • MBBS Armed Forces Medical College Pune; 1983
    • MS ENT Mumbai University; 1991


    • Head Neck Oncology, TATA Memorial Centre
    • Laryngology and Voice, Voice Institute, Portland, USA
    • Balloon Sinuplasty (Visiting Fellow), Ocean Springs Sinus Centre, Mississippi, USA
    • Robotic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
    • Robotic Surgery, Seoul, South Korea
    • Training in Cochlear Implants, University Bratislava, Munich
    • Training in Stroboscopy, European Sialoendoscopy Center, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Commendation Flag Officer, Commanding in Chief (Western Naval Command-2005)
  • President, Laryngology & Voice Association of India 2016
  • Proctor Balloon Sinuplasty Training Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Former Member Board College of Pharmacy, Narsee Monjee College

Dr. Sanjiv Badhwar has more than 30 years diverse experience in the field of ENT. He has held several distinguished positions in the Armed Forces Medical Services including Professor and Head ENT INHS Ashwini Colaba, Mumbai and Army Hospital Research & Referral, New Delhi. He has trained in centres all over the world and brings a rich experience to the ENT Department KDAH.

KDAH Experience

Dr.Sanjiv Badhwar is a part of the startup team at KDAH and has worked hard to build the concept of ENT @One. This implies prime position of the ENT Department as a superspeciality centre internationally. We treat patients from all over India, Africa, SouthEast Asia, Middle East Asia, UK and USA.

Some of the highlights include:

  • 10000 surgical procedures performed in last 10 years.
  • Largest series of Balloon Sinuplasty cases in India(450 cases).
  • Largest number of cases assessed for Vertigo by VNG in Mumbai(3550 cases).
  • First Robotic Thyroidectomy in Western India.
  • First Robotic Parathyroidectomy in Western India.
  • First Robotic Thyroglossal cyst excision via post auricular approach in Western India.
  • First Adult Bonebridge in Western India.
  • Largest series of Robotic Surgery for Sleep Apnoea in India.
  • Outreach programs in remote areas like Bhuj for Cochlear Implant Screening.
  • Outreach programs for Voice Professionals in Mumbai & setting up as a State of Art      
  • Voice Lab in KDAH.

At Kokilaben Hospital Dr Sanjiv Badhwar is Head of Department and manages following clinics:

  • Sinus Clinic – Speciality – Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Salivary Gland & Sialendoscopy Clinic
  • Sleep Apnoea Clinic
  • Vertigo Clinic
  • Centre for Minimal Access Robotic Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery
  • Allergy Clinic
  • 'SUNO' – KDAH – Cochlear Implant Clinic

Presentations :

Canada : Alliance cochlear Implant group, 2016

  • Professional voice training for professional with cochlear implants.

Thailand, Kohnkoen : Thai-cleft congress, 2016

  • Clinical importance of velopharyngeal incompetency
  • Importance of acoustic analysis

Poland : IASE, 2015

  • Importance of speech correction in hearing aid correction

Moscow : World Congress Cleft, 2015

  • Professional voice training & SAT approach

Dubai : EROC, 2016

  • Professional voice training & SAT approach
  • Importance of vestibular test in diagnosis of Kaboki syndrome

Bangladesh Otolaryngology National Conference

  • Professional voice training & SAT approach, 2013
  • Importance of voice restoration, 2014


  • Intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring in head and neck surgeries – an Indian perspective – Published in Surgical Research Updates. 2014. 2 : 39 – 42.
  • Hypoglossal nerve palsy following the use of laryngeal mask airway – Published in Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical care.2014 ; 4 : 127 – 129
  • Supraglottoplasty in a two month old child with Laryngomalacia Case report – Published in Nigerian Journal of Medical Sciences.2014. 24
  • Successful anaesthetic management of a large supragottic cyst - Published in Saudi Journal of anaesthesia, Anaesth 2014; 8 : 432-3
  • Human Fibrin Sealant - Effective Hemostasis in ENT Surgery – Under publication ( JLO - India)

Professional Memberships

  • Elected President Laryngology & Voice Association of India – 2016
  • Member CIGI, AOI
  • Marine Medical Society
  • Bombay Medical Congress
  • Ms. Abheeshta Dattopadhye

    Excellent services provided by the entire team of doctors, especially Dr. Sanjiv Badhwar who was very approachable and gave clear instructions regarding every aspect. Nursing staff was always prompt. Food was very tasty.

  • Yasmin, Somalia

    First of all I’m so grateful to the Almighty (Allah) for everything we have, and for everyday by Living a good life. 

    Secondly I am deeply thankful and blessed for the special and amazing people who support us uplift us by...

  • Ali Isa Gumale, Tanzania

    Mr. Ali - my father whose treatment from the start was exceptionally welcoming, there was a taxi arranged from the airport to the hotel which was pre-booked.
    All the staff were very helpful and assisted us very well. We would like to gi...

  • Ordu Godspower, Nigeria

    The hospital is good and with good equipment & nice medicine. The doctor's & nurses are friendly. They welcome their customers as if we are there brothers or sisters or as if they have known before. Kokilaben is a nice hospital to visit...

  • Sandeep Gholkar G.M. - International Sales

    Dear Dr Badhwar, Mr Yadav,

    At the outset thank you very much for a great surgery.

    I was suffering with heavy snoring for more than 10 years. Few years ago, one of my friends recorded my snoring on his cell (file enclosed)....

No. Journal Code Department Type Download
1 00 ENT National Download

Publication/Talk Title : Anaesthetic Considerations in Rhino-Orbito-Cerebral Mucormycosis

Journal Published : Official Journal of the All India Difficult Airway Association

2 286 ENT National -

Publication/Talk Title : Intraoperative Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Monitoring In Head And Neck Surgeries – An Indian Perspective

Journal Published : Surgical Research Updates

3 239 ENT International -

Publication/Talk Title : Intraoperative Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Monitoring In Head And Neck Surgeries – An Indian Perspective

Journal Published : Surgical Research Updates

4 183 ENT International -

Publication/Talk Title : Supraglottoplasty in a two month old child with Laryngomalacia Case report

Journal Published : Nigerian Journal Of Medical Sciences

5 181 ENT International -

Publication/Talk Title : Hypoglossal Nerve Palsy Following The Use Of Laryngeal Mask Airway

Journal Published : Trends In Anaesthesia And Critical Care

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