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Dr. Shomeshwar Singh

Senior Consultant, Department of ENT, School of Medicine Faridabad | Assistant Professor, Department of ENT, School of Medicine Faridabad

@amrita.edu

Bio

Dr. Shomeshwar Singh qualified and trained in India (1990-99) and the United Kingdom (2000-08).
Dr Singh is a Senior Consultant in Ear, Nose, Throat and Hearing (Cochlear) implants with more than 25 years of experience. He has a very large series of cochlear implant patients with published excellent outcomes.Dr Singh heads one of the largest cochlear implant programs in India. He is an established Trainer / Mentor Surgeon for new Cochlear Implant Programs and runs the ACIC – an annual surgical instruction course in Cochlear Implant surgery.Dr Singh is the inventor of See Sound Live (SSL) – a novel assistive technology empowering the deaf to speak. SSL is currently under trials in India, UK and USA. He was awarded several grants and the prestigious BIRAC INNOVATOR AWARD for his research by the Vice President of India in 2020.

Medical Qualification

  • MBBS. December 1994. JIPMER, Pondicherry University, India
  • MS (Otolaryngology), March 1999. JIPMER, Pondicherry University, India
  • DLO, November 1999, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • FRCS (Otolaryngology), November 2001, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • MD (Clinical Research – Cochlear Implants), October 2005, Cochlear Implant Program, Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College London
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2022

Longitudinal Outcomes for Educational Placement and Quality of Life in a Prospectively Recruited Multinational Cohort of Children with Cochlear Implants

Cite this Research Publication : Lida Muller, Bee See Goh, Antonio Paz Cordovés, GayaneSargsyan, KapilSikka,Shomeshwar Singh,Qiujian Xin, Lei Xu, Petra Graham, Chris James,Paula Greenham (2022) Longitudinal Outcomes for Educational Placement and Quality of Life in a Prospectively Recruited Multinational Cohort of Children with Cochlear Implants.International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (IN PRESS)

Publisher : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (IN PRESS)

Year : 2022

Developing a novel assistive technology empowering the deaf to speak using visual feedback

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Nagarajan K, Chachan R, Sabherwal A, Verma N, Vashist S, Vijaylakhmi P, Pandep P, Lavanya T, Nakra R, Nirankari H, Singh A, Singh S (2022) Developing a novel assistive technology empowering the deaf to speak using visual feedback. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive technology (IN PRESS)

Publisher : Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive technology

Year : 2016

CSF Gusher in Cochlear Implant Surgery–does it affect surgical outcomes?

Cite this Research Publication : Vashist S, Singh S (2016) CSF Gusher in Cochlear Implant Surgery–does it affect surgical outcomes? European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases, Volume 133, Pages S21-S24

Publisher : European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases

Year : 2015

One-year experience with the Cochlear™ Paediatric Implanted Recipient Observational Study (Cochlear P-IROS) in New Delhi, India

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Vashist S, Ariyaratne TV (2015) One-year experience with the Cochlear™ Paediatric Implanted Recipient Observational Study (Cochlear P-IROS) in New Delhi, India. Journal of Otology. 10(2): 58-65

Publisher : Journal of Otology

Year : 2007

Facial nerve management in petrous apex cholesteatoma surgery

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Irving R (2007) Facial nerve management in petrous apex cholesteatoma surgery. Abstract Book; 5th International Conference on Vestibular schwannoma and other CPA lesions, Barcelona. 43:32

Publisher : 5th International Conference on Vestibular schwannoma and other CPA lesions, Barcelona

Year : 2007

Trachaeostomy – selected internet viewings

Cite this Research Publication : Rafiq R, Singh S (2007) Trachaeostomy – selected internet viewings. Annals of Royal College of Surgeons of England 89(2): 187-189

Publisher : Annals of Royal College of Surgeons of Englan

Year : 2006

Event related potentials – a potential prognostic tool in paediatric cochlear implant patients

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Liasis A, Rajput K, Luxon L: Event related potentials – a potential prognostic tool in paediatric cochlear implant patients. Abstract Book; Fourth Conference on Mismatch Negativity (MMN) and its clinical and scientific applications, Cambridge 2006

Publisher : Fourth Conference on Mismatch Negativity (MMN) and its clinical and scientific applications, Cambridge

Year : 2006

Lemierre’s syndrome – too dangerous to forget?

Cite this Research Publication : Rafiq R, Singh S, Karamchandani D, Ndukwe D, Simmons M (2006) Lemierre’s syndrome – too dangerous to forget? Abstracts and Posters; The 12th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology, Birmingham, July 2006

Publisher : The 12th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology, Birmingham

Year : 2006

Canal wall down mastoid surgery and retraction pockets – a review

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Karamchandani D, Rafiq R, Vishwanath D, Saeed S, Turner N (2006) Canal wall down mastoid surgery and retraction pockets – a review. Abstracts and Posters; The 12th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology, Birmingham, July 2006

Publisher : The 12th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology, Birmingham

Year : 2006

Revision mastoid surgery – retrospective case review of 200 operations

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Rafiq R, Karamchandani D, Vishwanath D, Saeed S, East D (2006) Revision mastoid surgery – retrospective case review of 200 operations. Abstracts and Posters; The 12th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology, Birmingham, July 2006

Publisher : The 12th British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology, Birmingham

Year : 2006

Functional endoscopic sinus surgery: 7 Year’s review

Cite this Research Publication : Bajaj Y, Singh S, Reddy T. N. (2006). Functional endoscopic sinus surgery: 7 Year’s review. Journal International Medical Sciences Academy, 19(2).

Publisher : Journal International Medical Sciences Academy

Year : 2006

Event related potentials – are they useful in paediatric cochlear implant patients?

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Liasis A, Rajput K, Luxon LM (2006) Event related potentials – are they useful in paediatric cochlear implant patients? Clinical Otolaryngology, 31(3): 248-249

Publisher : Clinical Otolaryngology

Year : 2005

Vestibular Schwannoma – are we screening appropriately

Cite this Research Publication : Narayan J, Hadjihannas E, Thevasagayam M, Singh S, De R. Vestibular Schwannoma – are we screening appropriately. Proceedings of the meeting; AAO HNSF Annual Meeting and ENT Expo 2005

Publisher : Proceedings of the meeting; AAO HNSF Annual Meeting and ENT Expo

Year : 2005

Patient satisfaction in ENT Outpatient clinic

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Khan H, Malik N, Mathews J, Wilson F: Patient satisfaction in ENT Outpatient clinic. Proceedings of the meeting - Joint ENT UK, RSM and SOS summer meeting, Edinburgh, September 2005

Publisher : Proceedings of the meeting - Joint ENT UK, RSM and SOS summer meeting, Edinburgh

Year : 2005

Critical clinical appraisal of the role of ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration cytology in the management of parotid tumours

Cite this Research Publication : Bajaj Y, Singh S, Cozens N, Sharp J (2005) Critical clinical appraisal of the role of ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration cytology in the management of parotid tumours. The Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 119(4): 289-292

Publisher : The Journal of Laryngology and Otology

Year : 2004

Benefits of Introduction to ENT for SHOs

Cite this Research Publication : Kanegaonkar R, Douse E, Singh S, Vaz F (2004) Benefits of Introduction to ENT for SHOs. The Royal College of Surgeons of England Bulletin. 69

Publisher : The Royal College of Surgeons of England Bulletin

Year : 2004

Event related potentials in cochlear implant patients

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Liasis A, Towell A, Rajput K, Luxon LM (2004) Event related potentials in cochlear implant patients. Ear and Hearing. 25(6): 598-610

Publisher : Ear and Hearing

Year : 2004

Short report: Methodological considerations in recording MMN in cochlear implant patients

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Liasis A, Rajput K, Luxon LM. (2004) Short report: Methodological considerations in recording MMN in cochlear implant patients. Cochlear Implants International 5(2): 76-80

Publisher : Cochlear Implants International

Year : 2004

Efficacy of icepacks in the management of epistaxis

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Bajaj Y. (2004) Letter to Editor (Efficacy of ice packs in the management of epistaxis). Clinical Otolaryngology 29: 1-1

Publisher : Clinical Otolaryngology

Year : 2003

Methodological considerations in recording MMN in cochlear implant patients. Proceedings of the meeting

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Liasis A, Rajput K, Luxon LM: Methodological considerations in recording MMN in cochlear implant patients. Proceedings of the meeting. Third international workshop on mismatch negativity and auditory functions and dysfunctions, Lyon, France, May 2003

Publisher : Third international workshop on mismatch negativity and auditory functions and dysfunctions, Lyon, France

Year : 2003

Evaluation of hearing thresholds in 3 month old cleft palate children: The basis for a selective policy for ventilation tube insertion at time of palate repair

Cite this Research Publication : Andrews PJ, Chorbachi R, Sirimanna T, Singh S, Sommerlad B, Hartley BEJ: Evaluation of hearing thresholds in 3 month old cleft palate children: The basis for a selective policy for ventilation tube insertion at time of palate repair. Proceedings of the meeting. 8th International symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA, June 2003

Publisher : Proceedings of the meeting. 8th International symposium on Recent Advances in Otitis Media, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Year : 2003

Mismatch negativity in paediatric cochlear implant patients

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Rajput K, Liasis A, Luxon LM: Mismatch negativity in paediatric cochlear implant patients. Proceedings of the meeting; 3rd meeting of British Society of Neurotology, London, September 2003

Publisher : Proceedings of the meeting; 3rd meeting of British Society of Neurotology, London, September

Year : 2003

Correlation of electrophysiological measures of auditory processing with outcome in paediatric cochlear implant patients

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Rajput K, Liasis, Luxon LM: Correlation of electrophysiological measures of auditory processing with outcome in paediatric cochlear implant patients. Abstract Book. Royal Society of Medicine, London, May 2003

Publisher : Royal Society of Medicine, London

Year : 2003

Globus pharyngeus secondary to lingual tonsil hyperplasia: Treatment with KTP Laser vaporization

Cite this Research Publication : Salib RJ, Singh S, Ghori MA, De PR. (2003) Globus pharyngeus secondary to lingual tonsil hyperplasia: Treatment with KTP Laser vaporization. CME Bulletin Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. 7(3): 85-88

Publisher : CME Bulletin Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Year : 2002

Traumatic fracture of the stapes suprastructure following minor head injury

Cite this Research Publication : Singh S, Salib RJ, Oates J. (2002) Traumatic fracture of the stapes suprastructure following minor head injury. Journal of Laryngology and Otology. 116(6): 457-59

Publisher : Journal of Laryngology and Otology

Specialization and Expertise
  • Auditory Implants – Cochlear Implants & Bone conduction Implants surgery
  • Advanced Otology – reconstruction of Tympanic membrane &Ossicular chain
  • General ENT, Endoscopic Nose & Sinus Surgery, Microlaryngo surgery
Certifications
  • Delhi Medical Council
  • Haryana Medical Council
  • BCIG – British Cochlear Implant Group
  • ENT – UK
  • CIGI – Cochlear Implant Group of India
  • AOI – Association of Otolaryngologists of India
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
  • Alumni – University College London
  • Alumni – JIPMER, Pondicherry
Awards
  • PHILIP STELL PRIZE AWARDEE 2006: Otolaryngological Research Society, London, UK
  • BIRAC IIPME Grant 2017-19: Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council, Govt of India
  • BIRAC SBIRI Grant 2019-20: Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council, Govt of India
  • NATIONAL BIO – ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETITION 2019 winner– Digital Health, INDIA
  • BIRAC INNOVATOR AWARD 2020 – BIRAC, Govt of India
  • TECHNOLOGY INNOVATOR AWARD 2021: Corporate Vision, United Kingdom 2021
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