Welcome to Indian Society of Otology

The Indian Society of Otology is a professional organization comprising of ENT surgeons with special interest in the field of Otology, Otoneurology, Implantation Otology and Allied Specialties.With over 1600 members spread over the length and breadth of the country, the Indian Society of Otology is probably one of the largest organizations of ENT Surgeons.
The Indian Society of Otology came into existence in Madras in September 1991 where a group of leading like minded ENT Surgeons with a special interest in Otology joined together to form the Indian Society of Otology. The Indian Society of Otology was registered and head quartered in Madras. The launching of the Indian Society of Otology as a National organization for Otologists in India has seen resounding and enthusiastic participation in 25 National Conferences have been conducted since 1992 till 2016 in various parts of the country.
The Indian Society of Otology intends to encourage and disseminate knowledge, education and research in the field of Otology and Allied Sciences.The Indian Society of Otology also pilots and promotes preventive and therapeutic services in the field of deafness and hearing health and also advocates to support and protect the interests of Otologists all over India. The Indian Society of Otology offers various international and national travel fellowships aiming to improve the training of young Otologists.
The Indian Society of Otology continues to hold its annual National Conference of the Indian Society of Otology in November every year for 3 days. Besides this annual conference many academic activities go on throughout the year to achieve all the above goals.

About Us

To enhance and diffuse knowledge, to stimulate research and to provide facilities for surgical training in the field of Otology, Otoneurology and allied, like-minded people met in the month of January 1990 in Bombay. The following members were present.
  • Dr. K. K. Ramalingam (Chennai)
  • Dr. Mahadevaiah (Bangalore)
  • Dr. P. G. Visvanathan (Coimbatore)

News and Events

As per the decision of the Executive Committee meeting held on 31st May 2020, the 29th Annual National Conference of the Indian Society of Otology to be held from the 20th to the 22nd November 2020 at Jaipur, will be replaced with a 2 day Live Surgical Webinar on the 21st and 22nd November 2020 by eminent Otologists from all over India and abroad.
Jaipur will be the venue for the 32nd Annual National Conference – ISOCON 2023
30th Annual National Conference -ISOCON 2021 will be held in Pune
31st Annual National Conference -ISOCON 2022 will be held in Bhubaneswar

The Annual GBM of the ISO will be held online on 21 Nov 2020 at 6.30pm.

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