The inauguration of the Indian Society of Otology was held on 7th and 8th November 1992 at Chennai. Dr. John Shea of Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A., the Father of Stapes Surgery inaugurated the Indian Society of Otology. The other foreign guests were Dr. Andre A. Sutan of Paris, France, Dr. Christian Deguine- France, Dr. Edgar Depaepe-Belgium and Dr. Ronald E. Gristwood-Adelide,Australia.
On the 9th and 10th of November there was live ear surgery demonstration by Dr. Jonh J. Shea at Railway Hospital, Perambur, Chennai. About 450 delegates attended the inauguration, the first annual conference and Live Ear Surgery demonstration.

The 2nd annual conference was held at Chennai on 20th and 21st November 1993. Only Indian faculty took part, there was no live surgery demonstration-only CME programme and panel discussions were held.

The 3rd annual conference was held at Mumbai from 2nd to 4th January 1994. The guest speakers were Dr.Richard Ramsden of U.K. and Dr. Robert Jackler of USA. The conference was held in grand style and members of ISO and also other delegates who attended the conference had the opportunity of being exposed to a feast of live surgical demonstrations by renowned Indian and foreign Surgeons.

The 4th annual conference was held at Bangalore on 4th and 5th Novemeber 1995. Only Indian faculty participated. HOW I DO IT" surgical session and panel discussions were the highlights.

The 5th annual conference was held at Chennai from 21st to 23rd November 1996. The foreign faculty were Prof.Michel Portmann of Bordeaux, France and Dr.Jens Thomson of Copenhagen, Denmark.

The 6th annual conference was held at Pune from 27th to 29th November 1997. The foreign guest faculty were Dr.Jack Pulec of U.S.A and Dr. Hldmannn of Germany

The 7th annual conference was held at New Delhi from 19th to 21st November 1998. The foreign guest faculty were Prof. Richard Irwing of UK and Dr. Charles Bluestone of USA. There was video conferencing with Prof.Dr.Ugo Fisch of Swizerland and Dr.Klaus Jahnke of Germany.

The 8th annual conference was held at Jaipur from 25th to 27th November 1999. The foreign guest faculty were Dr.Selesnick of New York and Dr. Guy Lacher of Bordeaux, France.

The 8th annual conference was held at Jaipur from 25th to 27th November 1999. The foreign guest faculty were Dr.Selesnick of New York and Dr. Guy Lacher of Bordeaux, France.

The 9th annual conference was held at Hyderabad from 24th to 26th November 2000. The foreign guest faculty were Prof.Jacques Magnan of France and Prof.F.E.Offeciers of Antwerp, Belgium.

The 10th annual conference was held at Kolkata from 23rd to 25th November 2001. The Foreign guest faculty were Dr. Andre A. Sultan of Paris, France, Dr. Francois Andre Furia and Dr. Alain Karoutchi of France. The 11th annual conference was held at Cochin from 15th to 17th November 2002. The foreign guest faculty were Dr. Patrice Tran Ba Huy of France and Prof. Vittorio Colletti of Verona,Italy.

The 12th Annual Conference was held at Mumbai from 28th to 30th November, 2004. The foreign guest faculty were Prof.Hildemann, Prof.R.A.Tange, Prof.D.Plester, Prof. Huttenbrink and Prof. E.Steinbach. The 13th Annual Conference was held at Chennai from 19th to 21st November, 2003. The foreign guest faculty were Dr.Didier Portmann of France, Dr.Luis Garcia Ibanez of Spain and Dr.Fitzgerald O’ Connor of U.K.

The 14thd Annual Conference was held at Bangalore from 18th to 20th November, 2005. The foreign guest faculty were Dr.Thomas Lenarz of Hannover, Prof.Mislav Gjuric of Croatia and Dr.Andrew Fishman of NewYork.

The 15th Annual Conference was held at Goa from 10th to 12th November, 2006. The foreign guest faculty were Prof.Robert Jackler of U.S.A Prof.Robert Vincent of France and Prof.Paul Fagan of Australia.

The 16thAnnual Conference was held at Hyderabad from 16th to 18th November, 2007. The Foreign guest faculty were Prof. Mario Sanna and his team (Dr.Alessandra Russo and Dr.Abdelkadar Taibah) of Italy, Prof.Klaus Jahnke of Germany, Prof. Matthew Yung of U.K. and Prof. Anil Lalwani of USA.

Annual Conference was held at New Delhi from 6th to 8th November 2008. The Foreign guest faculty were Prof. Mario Sanna and his team (Dr.Alessandra Russo and Dr.Abdelkadar Taibah) of Italy, Prof.Hans Peter Zenner of Germany, Prof.Jacques Magnan of France and Dr.Gerard O'Donoghue of U.K.

The 18th annual conference was held at Coimbatore from 5th to 7th February, 2010. The foreign guest faculty members were Dr.Christopher Philiph Aldren of U.K. Dr. Miguel Aristegui of Spain and Prof. Christian Dubreuil of France.

The 19 th Annual Conference was held at Nagpur from 26th to 28th November 2010. The foreign guests faculty members were Dr. Thomas Sommers of Belgium, Dr.Thomas Zahnert of Germany.

The 20th annual conference was held at Kochi from 11th to 13th November, 2011. The foreign guest faculty members were Prof.Shakeel Riaz Saeed of U.K., Prof.Aziz Belal of Egypt, Prof.Alain Robier & Prof.Bruno Frachet from France.

The 8th annual conference will be held at Kolkata. The foreign guest faculty will be Dr.Richard Salvi from USA & Dr.Manohar Bance from Canada.

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