Dr. Shantanu Tandon - Specialized in Sinus Surgery at Sakra Hospital Bangalore

Dr. Shantanu Tandon

Consultant - Ear , Nose & Throat (ENT)

MS (ENT), Laryngology Fellowship (USA)

Department of Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

Dr. Shantanu Tandon is an ENT Surgeon with specialization in Voice Disorders and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.

 He completed his basic medical training including MBBS and M.S. (ENT) from Sion Hospital and Medical College, Mumbai, one of the busiest hospitals in the country. He then honed his skills in advanced endoscopic sinus surgery and also surgeries of the skull base. He later joined as an Asst. Professor at the renowned St Johns Medical College Hospital in Bangalore. A passionate teacher, he was a co-guide for many DNB and M.S. students. He was instrumental in running specialty clinics dealing with voice disorders, sleep apnea and nasal allergies. He has also authored many papers for a variety of national and international journals.
It was a strong interest in voice problems, and a lack of skilled specialists in India which led him to complete a fellowship in Laryngology from USA. He is trained in Laser surgeries of the Larynx, specialized care of Voice Professionals, and Neuro-laryngology and office based laryngeal procedures at some of the premier institutions in USA, including Harvard Medical School, Boston, University of Wisconsin, Madison and Vanderbilt University, Nashville.

Since returning to India he has been creating awareness, and treating professional voice users such as singers, theater artists, teachers, call center employees etc. Dr. Shantanu has also been one of the few surgeons to start sialo-endoscopic surgery, a state of the art technology for salivary gland disorders. He continues to pursue his interest in endoscopically treating a variety of nasal, paranasal sinus, orbital and skull base pathologies.

At Sakra World Hospital Dr. Shantanu is running one of the country’s few State of the Art Voice Clinics consisting of Viideo Endoscopes, Stroboscopic Examination Units, Computer Voice Analysis etc. He is also using the newest technologies to do a wide variety of endoscopic sinus surgeries, surgeries for snoring problems, apart from treating all routine ENT problems. He aims to continue teaching junior ENT Surgeons, and with time, start a formal teaching program.

Dr. Shantanu works closely with his team of audiologist and speech pathologist to diagnose and treat hearing problems in all age groups, childhood development disorders, and is skilled at a wide variety of ear and mastoid surgeries as well. He has started this department with a vision to make it one of the foremost Minimally Invasive ENT Centres and also a hub for dedicated Voice care.

Areas of Expertise

•      Voice Disorders & Phonosurgeries
•      Pediatric ENT problems
•      Allergy & Sinusitis Care
•      Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnea
•      Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
•      Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery
•      Tracheal and Upper Airway Reconstruction

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Blogs by Dr.Shantanu Tandon

  • Sinusitis Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment and Recovery

    What should know about Sinuses & Sinusitis?

    Sinuses are connected system of empty spaces in the facial bones, filled with air. They have different names, depending on their location: ethmoid, frontal, maxillary and

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  • Causes, Symptoms and Treatments of Allergy

    What is an Allergy? 

    An allergy is the response of the body's immune system to normally harmless substances. Whilst in most people these substances (called “allergens”) pose no problem, in allergic individuals their immune system identifies

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  • Sialoendoscopy –Newer frontiers in minimally invasive ENT treatments

    What is sialoendoscopy

    New technology aiming to visualize the lumen of the salivary ducts and Treat various inflammatory and obstructive pathologies

    How is it done? 

    Sialoendoscopy involves the use of miniature

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