Dr. Christopher de Souza


35 years of expertise in the field of ENT Head – Neck Surgery.

Graduated from the Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital in 1986.

Qualified in the Master Of Surgery (MS) Exam conducted by Bombay University. Stood 1st in the MS Exam in 1986.

Qualified at the Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DORL) conducted by the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Was awarded The Manubhai Mehta Gold Medal for standing first in that exam.

Qualified in the Indian National Exam, The Diplomate of the National Board (DNB) in ENT Head and Neck Surgery.

Otology Fellow ship in 1988 at the University of Minnesota under Michael M Paparella and Marcos Goycoolea.

Otology Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery Externship at Baptist Hospital under Michael E Glasscock and C. Gary Jackson 1994.

Endoscopic sinus surgery fellowship in 1996 at the University of Pennsylvania under David Kennedy and Donald Lanza in 1996.

Otology and Lateral Skull Base Surgery course in Piacenza, Italy under Mario Sanna in 2001.

Current Position

ENT Head – Neck Surgeon at the Holy Family Hospital, Bandra West, Mumbai, India since 1988 til date.

ENT Head – Neck Surgeon at the Holy Spirit Hospital, Andheri, EAST, Mumbai, India since 1989 til date.

ENT Surgeon Head – Neck Surgeon at the Lilavati Hospital Bandra West, India since 1992 til date.

ENT Head and Neck Surgeon at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India from 1994 til date.

On the faculty in the USA

Assistant Visiting Professor in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the State University of New York, (SUNY) Brooklyn, USA from 1994 til date.

Assistant Visiting Professor in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the Louisiana State University Health Science Center (LSUHSC), Shreveport, Louisiana, USA from 1994 til date.

Academic Activities

Published 38 postgraduate textbooks.

Only Indian ENT Surgeon to live in India but has published 4 postgraduate ENT Textbooks under his name in the USA and is in the American Library of Congress.

Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Head and Neck Surgery.

One of a select elite group of physicians in the WORLD to publish a 6 volume ENT Textbook published by Thieme International, Stuttgart Germany.

The Only ENT surgeon outside the USA to write a chapter in the Famous textbook , Surgery of the EAR. Editors Glasscock and Shambaugh.

Professional Societies

Association of Otolaryngologists of India.

Society of Teachers

American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Fellow of the American Neurotological Society.

International Awards and Honours

Orbit Silver International Medal from the Netherlands 1994.

Hamilton Bailey Scholarship, UK, 1994.

Made Fellow of the Royal College Of Surgeons Ad Eundem, England, 2019 in London.