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Dr. Inku Shrestha

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Associate Professor, ENT Surgeon

Nepal Medical council-N.M.C registration no.-4912
Member of Society of otolaryngologists of Nepal
Member of Nepal medical association
Member of Association of otolaryngologists of India (AOI)

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QUALIFICATION
Professional qualification

  • Working as ENT and Head & Neck Surgeon at the Dhulikhel Hospital ,Kathmandu University Hospital from April 2009 till date
  • Academic Appointments – Worked as a lecturer for the M.B.B.S students at the Dhulikhel Hospital , Kathmandu University School of Medical sciences from April 2009 till Feb 2013
  • Working as "Assistant professor "in Kathmandu University School of Medical sciences since Feburary 2013 till date.

Academic qualification
MS -ENT Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka Kathmandu University 2009
MBBS Manipal College of Medical Sciences Kathmandu University 2003
DISSERTATION
Title-Study to compare and evaluate Traditional and Endoscopic Septoplasty
Place and Duration of study- KMC , Manipal, January 2007 to July 2008.
Completed date –October 2008
Preceptor- Professor Dr Deepak Ranjan Nayak , Head Of Department of ENT + H&N Surgery , Kasturba Medical College , Manipal, Karnataka.
EXPERIENCE

  • Kanti Children's Hospital, Maharajgunj, Pediatrics, Medical officer.
  • Patan hospital, Emergency and OPD Resident doctor
  • Dhulikhel Hospital, onwards ENT Lecturer and Assistant professor

TRAININGS , WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES
• 2 day course in "Primary Trauma Care Management" by World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists on April , 2005 at TUTH , Maharajgunj.

• Attended Training programme by IndiaCLEN program Evaluation Network on August 2006 at Kasturba Medical College , Manipal.

• Participated in the workshop on "Head and Neck Oncology" held by Foundation for head and Neck Oncology AOI Orissa at Panda Medical Centre and Cancer Hospital, Cuttack , Bhuwaneshwor on 25th-27th August, 2006.

• Participated in the continuing education programme on "Diagnosis in Nuclear Imaging" held at Manipal on November 2006.

• Participated in the Nasobronchial Allergy Workshop on January 2007 at KMC , Manipal.

• Presented a Poster and a Paper at the South Zone and 24th AOI Karnataka State Conference from 13th-15th October 2006 at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College , Belgaum and was awarded Dr A. Mahadeviah Award for case report " Cemento-ossifying Fibroma of the Nose "

• Participated in 25th AOI Karnataka State conference held at Dr T.M.A. Pai International Convention centre , Mangalore on 12th and 13th May, 2007 as delegate and presented a paper "Extranasal Rhinosporidiosis- Problem based management ( Case Series) "which was considered best presentation in the conference.

• Attended the workshop on Head and Neck Onco- Surgery Course from 7th-9th September 2007 at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal organized by Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO) , India and participated in the Cadaveric Head and Neck Dissection course.

• Participated as a delegate in the conference held at Thiruvananthapuram from 5th-7th October 2007 held by AOI South Zone and Kerala State and presented a paper titled " Anterior Craniofacial Resection- Our Experience ".

• Actively participated in the conference and presented a research paper on "Results of Stapes Surgery in Otosclerosis- a case series" which was announced as 2nd best presentation at the Diamond Jubilee national conference of AOI , Agra from 3rd to 6th January 2008 at Agra.

• Participated and successfully undergone the 46th All India Temporal Bone Dissection and Advanced Micro Ear Surgery Demonstration Course held between 8th-10th February 2008 by Chinnammal ENT Medical education and Research Foundation at K.K.R. ENT Hospital and Research Institute , Chennai.

• Participated in Live Workshop and CME on Laryngotracheal Stenosis held by Department of ENT, JSS Medical College , Mysore and AOI, Mysore Branch held on July 2008 as delegate.

• Participated in the Scientific deliberations of the 8th National Conference Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology held at Cuttack- Bhubaneswar from 4th-7th December 2008 as a delegate and presented a scientific paper.

• Participated in "5th Amrita Comprehensive Head and Neck oncology Teaching Program- Current concepts in Head and Neck Oncology" as a delegate held on 6th-8th February 2009 at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences , Kochi and obtained highest marks in the spotters exam conducted.

• Participated in the workshop on Head and Neck Surgery and Hands on workshop on Laser Surgery in ENT- Head and Neck Organized by Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology AOI,at Kasturba Medical College , Manipal on 27th-29th March 2009 and presented a scientific paper.

• Participated at the Advance Level Ultrasound Course – from 19th-22nd November 2010 at Dhulikhel Hospital , Kathmandu University Hospital.

• Participated in the 3rd National Hands-on Cadaveric Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course held from 25th-28th December 2011, organized by Department of ENT and Forensic Medicine, Institute of Medicine.

• Participated in the 2nd Nepal Hands –On Cadaveric Head and Neck Dissection workshop held from 15th-18th January 2012, organized by Department of ENT and Forensic Medicine, Institute of Medicine.

• Training for advanced and new ENT treatment modalities in the Department of ENT , Allgemeines Krankenhaus der stadt Linz ,Austria under renowned Prim Univ. Professor Ernst Richter for 3 months from April to July 2012 .

• Training in " Image guided sinus surgery " In Austria Linz from April to July 2012.

• Fellowship in phonosurgery, Image guided sinus surgery and Sleep Medicine for 6 weeks in Sept-Oct 2015 at

• Westphalz Klinikum, Kaiserslautern under the guidance of Prof Norbert Stasche.

• Internal and External MBBS examination under Kathmandu University since Baisakh 2066.

• Trainer at various Mid-level Health Worker staff Training programme held by Department of Community Medicine , Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu University Hospital.

SERVICES
• Providing hospital services to the patients as per the rules of the hospital involved.
• Academic services- Involved in teaching , coaching or supervising activities during training period or work to students of medical ,nursing and other allied health sciences.
• Involved in curriculum of MBBS through Kathmandu University.
• Internal and External MBBS examination under Kathmandu University since Baisakh 2066.
• Trainer at various Mid-level Health Worker staff Training programme held by Department of Community Medicine , Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu University Hospital.
• Community services- actively involved in community health activities in various health camps in Nepal and India.
• Research related- initiated community level research activities and helped colleagues and other staff in various research activities.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
Shrestha BL, Shrestha I, Amatya RCM, Dhakal A. Effective treatment of acute otitis externa: a comparison of steroid antibiotic versus 10% ichthammol glycerine pack. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010;62(4):350-53. (Original article)
Shrestha BL, Shrestha I, Amatya RCM. Comparison of clinical presentation between chronic otitis media mucosal with squamous. Kathmandu Univ Med J 2010;9(32):387-91. (Original article)

Shrestha I, Shrestha BL, Pokharel M, Amatya RCM, Karki DR. Prevalnace of Noise Induced Hearing Loss among Traffic Police Personnel of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Kathmandu Univ Med J 2011;36(4):275-9.(Original
article)
Shrestha BL, Shrestha I, Amatya RCM, Shrestha RM. Leiomyoma of nasal septum: a case report. WAENT 2011;4(1). (Case report).
Shrestha BL, Amatya RCM, Shrestha I, Ghosh I. Microbiological profile of chronic suppurative otitis media. Nepalese Journal Of ENT Head & Neck Surgery 2011;2(2):6-7. (Original article)

Shrestha I, Shrestha BL,Amatya RCM,Karki D.Analysis of ENT Foreign bodies in Dhulikhel Hospital.. Kathmandu Univ Med J 2012;38(2):4-8. (Original article)
Shrestha BL, Amatya RCM, Shrestha I, Pokharel M. Analysis of etiological factors of tinnitus in patients attending Kathmandu University Hospital. Indian J Otol 2012;18(4):196-99. (Original article)

Shrestha BL, Amatya RCM, KC S,Shrestha I, Pokharel M. Aetiological factor of hoarseness in patients attending Kathmandu University Hospital. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology 2013;19(1): 14-17.

Shrestha BL, Amatya RCM, Shrestha I, Pokharel M.Comparison of pre and post operative hearing results in patients underwent modified inlay butterfly cartilage perichondrium myringoplasty. Journal of Rhinolaryngo-Otologies 2013; 1(2):82-86.

Pokharel M, Karki S, Shrestha BL, Shrestha I, Amatya RC. Correlations between symptoms, nasal endoscopy computed tomography and surgical findings in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.. KUMJ, 2013; Jul-Sep;11(43):201-5.

Pokharel M, Karki S, , Shrestha I, Shrestha BL,Khanal K ,Amatya RC. Clinicoradiologic Evaluation of Eagle's Syndrome and its Management. KUMJ. 2013 Oct-Dec;11(44):305-9.
Rajbhandari M, Dhakal P, Shrestha S, Sharma S, Shrestha S, Pokharel M, Shrestha I. The Correlation Between Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology and Histopathology of Head and Neck Lesions in Kathmandu University Hospital. Kathmandu Univ Med J 2013;44(4):296-299.
Shrestha I, Pokharel M, Shrestha BL, Dhakal A, Amatya RCM. Evaluation of Aetiology of Epistaxis and its Management in Dhulikhel Hospital. Kathmandu Univ Med J 2015;49(1):49-55.
Shrestha I, Pokharel M, Dhakal A, Amatya RCM. Study to Compare and Evaluate Traditional vs. Endoscopic Septoplasty. Kathmandu Univ Med J 2015;50(2): 109-14
Coauthor in Book- AN ILLUSTRATED TEXTBOOK OF EAR NOSE & THROAT AND HEAD AND NECK SURGERY Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd released in July 2014.

PEER REVIEWER
International Journal of Preventive Medicine
International Journal of Educational Policy Research and Review
International Medical Journal of Sifa University
Sahel Medical Journal
African Health Sciences Editorial Office
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research