Dr Samapth Chandra Prasad Rao

Dr Samapth Chandra Prasad Rao

About Dr Samapth Chandra Prasad Rao

Experience: 19 Yrs+
Specialty: Head & Neck Surgeon
Clinic: Apollo Spectra Hospitals Koramangala

Clinic Hours

(11:00 AM-01:00 PM | 11:00 AM-01:00 PM, 05:00 PM-08:00 PM | 11:00 AM-01:00 PM | 11:00 AM-01:00 PM, 05:00 PM-08:00 PM)


Apollo Spectra Hospitals Koramangala
Opus, 143, 1st Cross, 5th Block, Koramangala, bangalore – 560 034
Timing MON | TUE- THU | FRI | SAT (11:00 AM-01:00 PM | 11:00 AM-01:00 PM, 05:00 PM-08:00 PM | 11:00 AM-01:00 PM | 11:00 AM-01:00 PM, 05:00 PM-08:00 PM)


  • Dr Sampath Chandra Prasad Rao is a Consultant Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon with a special interest in skull base surgery and hearing implantology. Dr. Rao earned his Master’s degree from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore (Manipal University), where he was named the best outgoing student. He is a Fellow of the European Board of Examinations and the European Academy of Otology and Neurotology, respectively. He received two British Annual Congress in Otolaryngology (BACO) fellowships, Rotary International’s Birla Smarak Kosh and GSE fellowships, and the Junior Chamber International’s Ten Outstanding Indians Award (JCI).
  • Dr Samapth Chandra Prasad Rao completed a two-year fellowship in skull base surgery, hearing implantology, and advanced otology at Casa Di Cura Piacenza (Italy) and was elected to the European Academy of Neurotology (EAONO). He proceeded to work in Italy for a total of six and a half years with Mario Sanna, Jacques Magnan, and Paolo Castelnuovo, collecting extensive knowledge in Skull Base Surgery. Dr Samapth Chandra Prasad Rao has authored approximately 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications (h index of 19), 15 chapters in various textbooks, and a Thieme International text book on Cochlear and other Auditory Implants. He was the 2013 Politzer Society Meeting’s Best Paper Award recipient. In 2019, Dr. Rao was inducted as an honorary Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and appointed as a visiting Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, one of Asia’s top universities. He is a member of the World Federation of Skull Base Societies and the European Skull Base Societies’ faculties. Dr Samapth Chandra Prasad Rao was also awarded the Dr. GS Grewal Oration at the Association of Otolaryngologists of India’s 71st Annual Congress AOICON 2018, the Prof. Allaudin Memorial Oration at the Society of Otolaryngologists & Head Neck Surgeons of Bangladesh’s 17th National Conference of ORLHNS 2019, the Karnataka ENT Oration at the 37th Karnataka State ENT Conference AOIKCON 2019, and the Prof. SR Singh Or He has been asked to participate in the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies’ (WFNS) Skull Base Courses and has been a featured speaker at the Italian, Egyptian, Turkish, Saudi, Bangladeshi, UAE, and Indian societies’ national conferences.
  • In India, Dr Samapth Chandra Prasad Rao pioneered numerous novel approaches in skull base surgery. He founded World Skull Base, an international organization and non-governmental organization. The World Skull Base Fellowship Diplomas in Skull Base Surgery, given by World Skull Base in Bangalore, are the country’s first curriculum-based skull base courses to earn a university diploma.

Dr Samapth Chandra Prasad Rao Appointment Process

Appointment Number (For Serial): +91 1860 500 4424, For Online Appointment : Click here

Chamber Name & Address: Apollo Cradle Koramangala, 58, 18th Main Rd, near Anand Sweets & Savouries, KHB Colony, 6th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095, India.

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