Dr. Vijay K. Anand
Dr. Vijay K. Anand is a world renowned endoscopic sinus surgeon who was instrumental in developing image guidance in endoscopic sinus surgery and anterior skull base surgery. He graduated from Madras Medical College in India with honors and has won many awards in the field of medicine. He trained at Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital in Otolaryngology and currently is the Director of the Rhinology lab and postgraduate education in Rhinology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York. The Rhinlogy lab which has been funded by numerous private foundations is dedicated to research in basic and clinical sciences. He was the President of the American Rhinologic Society in 1995 and has been a pioneer in the development of endoscopic sinus surgery and its extended applications. He has published widely in the field of Rhinology and is the author of the Textbook on Practical Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. He has been the Course Director and has conducted more than 25 courses in Advanced Endoscopic Sinus surgery at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He is the recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award in Rhinology from the American Rhinological Society. He is a sought after speaker in the field of Rhinology and is a Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York as well as co-director of the Institute for Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery.