Prince Aly Khan Hospital

About Me:

Dr. Anjoo Choudhary practices as a Consultant Airway Surgeon at Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai having over 10 years of experience. She completed M.S., DNB, ENT from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai and awarded Gold Medal for the same. She did her Fellowship in Laryngotracheal surgery under the mentorship of world renowned paediatric airway surgeon Prof. Phillipe Monnier, Switzerland and gained experience and advanced training in complex paediatric airway reconstruction from Cincinnati Children’s Health and Medical Centre, Ohio, USA. She developed ‘Airway Team’ with Dr. K. K. Ezzy & successfully performed over 200 open airway reconstructive surgeries and over 1000 endoscopic airway procedures over the last 8 years. She is working exclusively as an Airway Surgeon to establish and popularise Western India’s first Department of Airway Surgery. She started a Swallowing clinic for patients with aspiration and feeding issues. She has organised and conducted annual Laryngotracheal workshops from 2014-2020 and hands-on training in airway surgery. Her vision is to make Prince Aly Khan Hospital a centre of excellence and major referral and training centre in Western India for both adult and paediatric complex airway problems.

Areas Of Interest

- Laryngotracheal Reconstructive Surgery
- Swallowing disorders

Treatments/ Procedures Offered

- Endoscopic airway Surgery
- Laser and Balloon dilatation of Airway stenosis
- Airway Stenting
- Laryngotracheal reconstruction with Cartilage grafting
- Laryngotracheal reconstruction with Cartilage grafting
- Tracheal and Cricotracheal Resection
- Extended Cricotracheal resection
- Functional Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing

Academic Contributions

  1. CMT
  2. Published Article on ‘Post-Covid Tracheal Resection – First Case in India’ in the Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head Neck And Brain, Dec 2021.
  3. ‘How to set up a Swallowing Clinic’ – 16th Symposium on Laryngotracheal Surgery at Mumbai in July 2019
  4. ‘Management of Post-intubation Laryngotracheal Injuries – Our experience of 112 cases’ – Mid LVA con at Lucknow in February 2019
  5. ‘Tracheal resection and anastomosis’ - Surgical unedited video session at Maharashtra State ENT conference in December 2018
  6. ‘Management of Post-intubation Laryngotracheal injuries’ – Asia Pacific Laryngology Summit at Goa in September 2018
  7. ‘Endoscopic airway stenting for prevention of laryngotracheal stenosis – Our experience of 7 cases’ - AOICON in January 2018 at Indore
  8. ‘Glotto-subglottic stenosis- Our experience of 16 cases’ – MENTCON in December 2017 at Mumbai
  9. Benign conditions causing airway obstruction- Our experience, 12th Annual Middle East Young Otolaryngology conference, Dubai (2015)
  10. Endoscopic Removal of Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma, All India Otorhinolaryngology Conference held in Chennai 2011
  11. Fungal Balls of Paranasal sinuses, MENTCON held in Amravati 2011 (BEST PG PAPER Award)
  12. Video on Surgical Management of Oro-antral Fistula, MENTCON held in Amravati 2011
  13. Poster on Endoscopic Optic Nerve Decompression and CSF Leak Repair, MENTCON held in Amravati 2011

Other Publications

  1. Best paper at the Asia- Pacific Laryngology summit, Goa in September 2018 for paper on ‘Post-intubation Laryngotracheal injuries’
  2. Best paper in Junior Consultant award category at the National conference AOICON in January 2018 for paper on ‘Endoscopic airway stenting for prevention of laryngotracheal stenosis – Our experience of 7 cases’
  3. Second prize for Junior Consultant Award category at Maharashtra State ENT conference in December, 2017 for paper on ‘Glotto-subglottic stenosis- Our experience of 16 cases’
  4. Gold Medal for securing 1st Rank in M.S.(ENT) examination from MUHS, Nashik in June 2012
  5. Best PG paper award (Fungal Balls of Paranasal sinuses) at MENTCON 2011 at Amravati, Maharashtra.
  6. JRD Tata Scholarship for medical excellence in 2003-04 and 2004-05.

Memberships

- Life Member of Association of Otorhinolaryngologists of India
- Life Member of Association of Otorhinolaryngologists of India, Mumbai Branch
- Life Member of Laryngology and Voice Association, India
- Executive Committee Member of Association of Otorhinolaryngologists of India, Mumbai-West Branch from July 2020