The National Conference on Sleep Apnea was organized by the Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery of Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital of Bharat University recently. Leading luminaries on the management and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) attended the conference from around the country.
Dr SM Balaji, Director and Consultant, Balaji Dental and Craniofacial Hospital, Chennai, was invited by Prof MK Rajasekar, Organizing Chairman and Head of the ENT Department, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital to deliver the keynote lecture at the conference. This was in light of his known surgical expertise in the correction of obstructive sleep apnea. His chosen topic was “Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adult and Pediatric Patients.”
The delegates who had come to attend the conference and postgraduate students from the ENT Department and Department of Head and Neck Surgery sat engrossed during the presentation. The interactive session that followed the conclusion of the presentation was very lively. The students asked probing questions that were answered with aplomb by Dr SM Balaji.
Prof MK Rajasekar presented Dr SM Balaji with a Certificate of Appreciation as well as a memento for his contribution to the NATCON ENT 2019. Also present at the conference were Dr Ranjini Raghavan, Senior Consultant, Sunrise Hospital, Kochi, Dr Seemab Shaikh, Senior Consultant, Inamdar Hospital, Pune and Dr T Dhanasekar, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai.