CURRICULUM VITAEName : KANNAN BALARAMANDate of Birth : 30-Nov-1973Sex : MaleNationality : IndianMarital Status : MarriedAddress : 5B, Aparna Apartments Valluvar Street, Sivanandha Colony, Coimbatore - 12 Tel: 0422 2490467 Mobile: 94420 33060 Email: email@example.com EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONSSchool : Petit Seminaire Higher Secondary School, Pondicherry, India.Graduation : BDS, August 1994 Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India.Post Graduation : MDS, February 1999 Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India.Fellowship : FDSRCS, December 2001 Royal College of Surgeons of EnglandIQE : General Dental Council, UK, December 2005 REGISTRATION UK General Dental Council – Full Registration Tamil Nadu State Dental Council – Permanent Registration
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTSMar 2007 – Till Date Consultant, Maxillo Facial Surgery Ganga Hospital, CoimbatoreAug 2006 – Dec 2006 Locum Staff Grade Department of Maxillofacial Surgery Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust Enfield, UKFeb 2002 – Jul 2006 Senior SHO Department of Maxillofacial Surgery Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust Enfield, UKAug 2001 – Jan 2002 Senior House Officer Department of Maxillofacial Surgery North Manchester General Hospital Crumpsall Manchester, UKJun 2000 – Jun 2001 Surgical Resident Department of Maxillofacial Surgery Mallya and Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospitals Bangalore, IndiaMar 1999 – May 2000 Lecturer Department of Maxillofacial Surgery Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital Annamalai University Chidambaram, IndiaDec 1995 – Feb 1999 Post Graduate Resident Department of Maxillofacial Surgery Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital Annamalai University Chidambaram, IndiaOct 1994 – Sep 1995 Pre-Registration House Officer Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital Pondicherry, India
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONSULTANT, MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEON Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore Mar 2007 – Till Date LOCUM STAFF GRADE Maxillofacial Unit Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust London, UK August 2006 – Dec 2006 Worked as a locum Staff Grade in the above mentioned unit which provides services in maxillofacial surgery to Chase Farm, Barnet General, Edgware Community and North Middlesex hospitals. The inpatient work is based in Chase Farm Hospital. The work done in the unit involves almost the entire spectrum of Maxillofacial surgery including Oncology, Orthognathic Surgery, Surgery of the Salivary glands, Facial trauma management. General Duties • Managing Outpatient clinics • Performing local anaesthetic surgical procedures • Performing Day Surgeries under GA Surgical Experience • Independent handling of: o Maxillofacial trauma – Orbital , Midface & Mandibular fractures • Performed under supervision o Orthognathic procedures – Maxillary & Mandibular Osteotomies o Skin cancer and Local Flaps o Simple salivary gland procedures o Parotid Surgery o Harvesting Radial Forearm Free flap Academic Duties • Training and guiding new SHOs • Organising Audits & Journal Clubs • Teaching sessions for medical/dental students & trainee nurses Administrative Duties • Prioritising referrals • Communicating to GPs and Dentists • Organising SHO rotas and on-calls • Helping in prioritising Theatre Lists
SENIOR SHO Maxillofacial Unit Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust London, UK February 2002 – July 2006 I worked as a Senior SHO in the above mentioned unit which provides services in maxillofacial surgery to Chase Farm, Barnet General, Edgware Community and North Middlesex hospitals. I was part of a team including 7 SHOs, 1 Specialist Registrar and 1 Staff Grade. I was 1st on call (1:6, which was later converted to 1:7). General Duties • Managing Outpatient clinics • Performing local anaesthetic surgical procedures • Managing Inpatients • Pre-clerking and preparing patients for surgery • Attending A&E calls Surgical Experience • Independent handling of: o Maxillofacial trauma –Mandibular fractures • Performed under supervision o Orthognathic procedures – Maxillary & Mandibular Osteotomies o Simple salivary gland procedures o Skin cancer and Local Flaps Academic Duties • Participating in journal clubs and audits • Oral and Poster Presentations in various forums SENIOR HOUSE OFFICER Maxillofacial Unit North Manchester General Hospital Manchester, UK August 2001 – January 2002 I was an SHO in North Manchester General Hospital. The work required me to be based in North Manchester General Hospital & Booth Hall Children Hospital apart from providing cover to other SHOs based in Rochdale Infirmary, Tameside & Oldham Hospitals. North Manchester was the referral centre for the above. Duties • Attending Outpatient clinics • Performing local anaesthetic surgical procedures
• Preparing and assisting in Maxillofacial Surgical Procedures • Managing Inpatients • Pre-clerking and preparing patients for surgery • Attending A&E calls • Attending Audits & Journal Clubs • Communicating to GPs and DentistsSURGICAL RESIDENT Maxillofacial Unit Mallya and Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospitals Bangalore, India June 2000 – June 2001 During this period I was working under Dr. Kishore Nayak and Dr. Sanjiv Nair, both active maxillofacial consultants in the above hospitals. I was involved in the preparation of major cases for surgery under general anaesthesia and also assisting them. It also included taking part in the diagnosis and treatment planning for Orthognathic surgery, management of benign and malignant tumours, cleft lip and palate repair and management of facial trauma. I was first on call during this period. The main bulk of the cases of the unit comprised of Trauma & Orthognathic surgeries along with management of benign cysts and tumours. I also had a routine list of dentoalveolar surgeries to be performed under LA. The unit also had a particular interest in implants involving ITI Straumann and IMZ systems. I was also actively associated with them in the organisation of the 26 th annual conference of the Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India held in Bangalore in December 2000.LECTURER Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Rajah Muthiah Dental College & Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambram, India. March 1999 – May 2000 On completion of my post graduation, I joined back the department as a lecturer. During this period, I was allowed individual management of fractures of the mandible and the zygoma, treatment of benign lesions of the jaws apart from assisting other major cases under general anaesthesia. I was responsible for training the under graduates in basic oral surgical procedures and
also taking theory classes. I was 2nd on call during this period.POST GRADUATE COURSE - MDS Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Rajah Muthiah Dental College & Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambram, India. December 1995 – February 1999 The Post Graduate program was of 3 years duration. It included attending to the outpatient department and also performing various minor surgical procedures like removal of wisdom teeth, apicoectomies, alveoloplasties, intermaxillary fixation etc. It also included preparation of the patients for major surgical procedures and also assisting such surgeries like orthognathic surgery, cancer surgery, TMJ surgery, cleft lip and palate repair, facial fracture treatment. The second year training included postings in the departments of Medicine, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Anaesthesiology for a period of 3 months. My other duties included taking lectures for under graduate students in subjects like Oral Anatomy, Local Anaesthesia and Oral Surgery. I was on call once a week during this period. Dissertation: During my training, I did a dissertation titled “The role of extracorporeal freezed autogenous bone graft in immediate mandibular reconstruction”.PRE-REGISTRATION HOUSE OFFICER Mahatma Gandhi Dental College & Hospital, Pondicherry India. October 1994 – September 1995 This is a Rotatory Internship Program in Dental Surgery. This period included training in all clinical branches of Dentistry. My experience in Maxillofacial surgery included removal of impacted wisdom teeth and apicoectomies. This internship is graded and I had been awarded grade “good” for the training period.
PRESENTATIONSCONFERENCES 1. Miniplate fixation for Mandibular fractures under conscious sedation, Trichy, March 1996. 2. Evaluation of Placentrex injections in TMJ in the management of joint adhesions, Coimbatore, January 1997. 3. Incidence of Bilateral Malignancy in well differentiated thyroid cancer, BAOMS Gateshead, June 2005. 4. Management of Jehovah ’s Witness Patients undergoing major surgery for Head & Neck Malignancy, ICOMS, Vienna, Aug 2005. 5. Poster Presentation – A modified technique of Radial Forearm Free Flap Anastomosis, ICOMS, Vienna, Aug 2005. 6. Poster Presentation – An audit of Rapid access Neck lump clinic, BAOMS, Eastbourne, June 2006. 7. Medical Emergencies in Dental Office, IDA, Pondicherry, Feb 2007 8. Principles of Management of Maxillofacial Injuries, TN Chapter of AOMSI, Chidambaram, Sep 2007 9. Reconstructive Surgery in Romberg’s Disease, 18th ICOMS, Bangalore, Nov 2007 10. Management of Medical Emergencies and CPR for the Dentists, IDA, Coimbatore, Feb 2008 11. Trauma Clinics - Management of Panfacial Injuries, PG Symposium, ROME, Chennai, March 2008REGIONAL MEETINGS – COIMBATORE 1. Unusual Orbital Injuries, August 2007 2. ARDS Scenario in Maxillofacial Trauma – A Case report, Oct 2007 3. Primary Reconstruction With Microvascular Tissue Transfer In Head & Neck Surgery, Apr 2008REGIONAL MEETINGS – NORTH THAMES NETWORK, LONDON, UK 1. An interesting presentation of Stafne’s cyst of the ramus of mandible – Mar 2003 2. Patterns of hard and soft tissue facial trauma presenting in Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals – July 2003
3. Incidence of Head & Neck Malignancy in North London – November 2003GRAND ROUNDS – BARNET & CHASE FARM HOSPITALS, LONDON, UK 1. Paget’s Disease of Maxilla & Mandible – A diagnostic dilemma – Nov 2004 2. Metastatic Neck cysts as initial presentation of occult disease – May 2004 3. Atypical Mycobacterial infection of the Palate – A rare presentation – Jan 2006PUBLICATIONS 1. A modified technique of radial forearm free flap anastomosis. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008 Jan;46(1):68-9. 2. Metastatic breast carcinoma discovered in a dentigerous cyst - a case report. Br Dent J. 2006 Sep 23;201(6):349-50.
COURSES & CONFERENCES ATTENDED 1.Tamil Nadu State Dental Conference, Trichy, India, March 1996. 2.Midterm Conference of the Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India, Pune, India 1996. 3.Annual Conference of the India Dental Association, Coimbatore, India, January 1997. 4.Workshop on Secondary correction of Cleft lip and palate deformities, Madras, India, February 1997. 5.Workshop on Orthognathic Surgery – Face, Bangalore, India, June 1997. Course conducted by Mr. Kishore Nayak, Mr. Gunaseelan Rajan and Mr. Verghese Mani. 6.Head and Neck Cancer Workshop, Salem, India, August 1997. Course conducted by Mr. Brain Avery and Mr. Colin Edge. 7.Workshop on Orthognathic Surgery – Face, Bangalore, India, June 1998. Course conducted by Mr. Kishore Nayak, Mr. Gunaseelan Rajan and Mr. Verghese Mani. 8.25th Annual AOMSI Conference, Chandigarh, January 2000. 9.26th Annual AOMSI Conference, Bangalore, December 2000. 10.Symposium on Craniofacial Update, Manchester, October 2001. Course conducted jointly by the British & European Association of CranioMaxillofacial Surgeons. 11.Master class in Orthognathic Surgery, Edinburgh, June 2003. Course conducted by Mr. Bruce Epker. 12.EACFS – Annual Symposium, Manchester, August 2003. 13.Conscious Sedation in Oral Surgery – March 2004 at Basildon. 14.EACFS – Annual Symposium, Glasgow, August 2004 15.BAOMS conference, Gateshead, June 2005 16.ICOMS congress, Vienna, August 2005 17.BAOMS conference, Eastbourne, June 2006 18.TN Chapter of AOMSI, RMDC&H, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Sep 2007 19.18th ICOMS, Bangalore, Nov 2007 20.PG Symposium, ROME, Ramachandra Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, March 2008
REFEREESDr. S. Raja SabapathyDirector and HeadDepartment of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Maxillofacial andBurns SurgeryGanga Hospital313, Mettupalayam RoadCoimbatore 641 043IndiaTel: 91 422 2485000Fax: 91 422 2436444Mr. Peter McDermottConsultant Maxillofacial Surgeon,Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust,The Ridgeway,Enfield EN2 8JLTel: 0208 375 1925Fax: 0208 375 1925Mr. Michael C. GaukrogerConsultant Maxillofacial Surgeon,Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust,The Ridgeway,Enfield EN2 8JLTel: 0208 375 1764Fax: 0208 342 1401Mr. Wayne HalfpennyConsultant Maxillofacial Surgeon,Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust,The Ridgeway,Enfield EN2 8JLTel: 0208 375 2098Fax: 0208 375 1925Mr. Janavikulam ThiruchelvamConsultant Maxillofacial Surgeon,Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust,The Ridgeway,Enfield EN2 8JLTel: 0208 375 2098Fax: 0208 375 1925