November 2016 - till date
Senior ENT Consultant and Clinical Lead, Manipal Hospitals, Whitefield, Bengaluru, India
May 2012 – October 2016
Senior ENT Consultant, Max Super Speciality Hospitals, Dehradun, India
October 2008 – April 2012
Consultant ENT, Max Super Speciality Hospital Vaishali, Delhi NCR, India  
September 2005 – September 2008
Consultant ENT , Private practice, East Delhi NCR, India
October 2004 - August 2005
Registrar in ENT, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi, India
July 2004 – September 2004
Observer, Madras Medical College Hospital, Chennai, India
July 2001 - June 2004 
Resident  ENT Surgeon on rotation, 
Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, India 
Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India  

special interests

medical council registration

65376, Indian Medical Register, Medical Council of India   
UTC 2012 0000013 KTK; Karnataka Medical Council  

professional profile

Dr. Vijay Rangachari,
ENT & Endoscopic Skull Base surgeon
​Clinical Lead, Department of ENT
Manipal hospitals, Whitefield, Bengaluru, India

qualifications & certifications

awards & recognitions

work experience 

Advanced Skull base surgery course, University of Barcelona, Spain in the year 2019

FICS, Fellow - International College of Surgeons, Chicago, USA in the year 2017
FESS and Anterior Skull base surgery course, Leipzig, Germany in the year 2016 
DNB (Otorhinolaryngology), National Board of Examinations, New Delhi in the year 2004.
MNAMS, Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in the year 2004.
MBBS, The T.N Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India in the year 2000.

Endoscopic Sinus surgery 
Cochlear Implant surgery
Endoscopic Skull base surgery
Advanced Microscopic ear surgery
Vertigo and dizziness 
Snoring and sleep disordered breathing
Voice disorders 
Balloon Sinuplasty​​

Best Young ENT Surgeon paper award at the 8th Annual ENT Conference of Uttarakhand State in April 2013.
First Prize in Video presentation at the 31st Annual ENT Conference of Delhi State in May 2008.
First Prize in Poster presentation at the 31st Annual ENT conference of Delhi state in May 2008.
Second Prize in Paper presentation at the 7th Annual ENT Conference of Tamil Nadu in September 2003.
Second Prize in Paper presentation at the 5th Annual ENT conference of Tamil Nadu in September 2001.

​professional body memberships

Dr. Vijay Rangachari  takes active part in the scientific deliberations and keeps himself updated about the latest developments in his field. He is a life member of the following professional bodies : 

​Indian Medical Association
Cochlear Implant Group of India
Indian Association of Surgeons for Sleep Apnoea
Indian Academy of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
All India Rhinology Society 
Association of Otolaryngologists of India
Indian Society of Otology
Skull Base Surgeons Society of India
National Academy of Medical Sciences, India
NCR East Delhi ENT Forum 


He has been an author / co-author in several journal articles published in leading international and national journals. He is also a reviewer for publications in several scientific journals.  His publications are enumerated below: 

IgG4 related disease masquerading as a sinonasal mass: a case report and review of literature.

Int J Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2024 Feb;10(1):134-137

Pituitary tuberculoma masquerading as a Pituitary adenoma: case report and review of literature.              Asian J Neurosurg 2021; 16:141-3.  

Endoscopic trans nasal excision of pterygopalatine fossa schwannoma: case report and review of literature. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2020; 6: 2127-2130 

Intrathyroidal thyroglossal duct cyst: two interesting cases and review of literature. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2020;6:1906-9

Understanding Vertigo. Silicon India Healthcare magazine. Vol 6/Issue 12-1/July 2018

Neonatal airway lesions: Our experience and a review of the literature. J Laryngol Otol 2013 Jan;127(1):80-3
Airway management in neonates and infants with congenital airway lesions.
J Anesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2012;28:285-6
Endoscopes: A revolution in ENT.
Trendz in Medical World, Vol. 4/ Issue 4/January – March 2012
Comparison of Epley’s maneuver with Epley’s maneuver and medications in the management of BPPV: 
A randomized prospective study, J Laryngol Otol 2011; 125: 572-5
Approach to a patient with vertigo.
Trendz in Medical world, Vol. 4/ Issue 2 / July- September 2011
Cochlear Implants.
Pushpanjali Medifocus 2007; 6(1):29-30
Adult intranasal meningoencephalocoele presenting as a nasal polyp.
Journal of Clinical Neurosciences 2005; 12(5):594-6
A case of Sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma.
Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery 2007; 59: 158-160
Laryngeal sequelae following prolonged intubation:
A prospective study. Indian J Crit Care Med 2006; 10:171-175
Preauricular sinus: Operating microscope improves outcome.
Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery 2006; 58(1):6-8