Dr. P. Vijaya Krishnan is the Consultant ENT Surgeon and Head of the Department of Snoring & Sleep Disorders at Madras ENT Research Foundation, Chennai. MERF was one of the first centers to start a sleep laboratory in Chennai. This has facilities for Polysomnography to monitor sleep disorders like Snoring & Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS) and Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy to identify the level of obstruction. The Coblation is used for performing palatal and maxillomandibular surgeries including Genioglossus and Hyoid Advancement for patients with heroic snoring and OSAS.
Dr. Krishnan is one of the Scientific Advisory Committee member of the World Sleep Society (WSS) and International Scientific Committee member of the World Sleep Congress 2017, Prague. He is the Founder Secretary of Indian Association of Surgeons for Sleep Apnoea (IASSA) & Indian Academy of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
Recently he has been selected as Regional Secretary of South West Asia of Young Otolaryngologists of IFOS (YO – IFOS). He has demonstrated surgical procedures for OSAS in many National and International live surgical and cadaveric workshops. He has conducted workshops and conferences on snoring and sleep apnea.
He has many publications in major National & International Journals, has presented papers, and has been an Invited Faculty in several National and International Conferences to his credit. He is on the Editorial board & being a reviewer for various International Journals.