Nikhil Dinakar Thada

Dr. Nikhil Dinakar Thada Specialist ENT

Years of Experience : 10

Nationality : India

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Urdu, Kannada, Malayalam

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Dr. Nikhil Dinakar Thada, a highly accomplished Specialist ENT, now a proud addition to our esteemed team at Burjeel Medical City, Abu Dhabi. With an impressive academic background and over a decade of expertise in the field, Dr. Thada’s arrival promises to enrich our department and bring unparalleled benefits to our patients. Dr. Thada’s pursuit of excellence in the medical domain is evident through his remarkable qualifications. In 2008, he earned his Diplomate National Board from the prestigious National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. Additionally, he secured MRCS Part 1 from the renowned Royal College Of Surgeons, England, and a Diploma in Otolaryngology from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India, both in 2005. His journey began with the completion of MBBS from Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga University. Actively engaged in professional communities, Dr. Thada holds memberships in esteemed organizations such as the American Association of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Indian Medical Association New Delhi, Association of Otolaryngology of India, and All India Rhinology Society. These affiliations reflect his commitment to staying updated with the latest advancements in his field. Dr. Thada’s dedication to advancing medical knowledge is evident through his noteworthy research contributions, particularly in the area of “Role of Ultrasound in Head and Neck Mass.” His commitment to patient care is equally commendable, ensuring that his expertise goes beyond theoretical knowledge to practical application. Before joining us at Burjeel Medical City, Dr. Thada made a significant impact on numerous patients during his tenure as a Specialist ENT and Head Neck Surgeon at Health Point Hospital Abu Dhabi. His responsibilities included attending to both outpatients and inpatients, as well as performing various surgical procedures, adding to his vast experience. 

Research & Publications

  • Branchial Anomalies: Diagnosis and Management, International Journal of Otolaryngology, vol. 2014, Article ID 237015, 9 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/237015 (Indexed)
  • Grievous Temporal and Occipital Injury Caused by a Bear Attack, Case Reports in Otolaryngology, vol. 2013, Article ID 957251, 5 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/957251(Indexed)
  • Chondroid Choristoma of Palatine Tonsil: Normal Tissue in an Abnormal Location, Sch J Med Case Rep 2013; 1(2):38-9. (Indexed)
  • A Rare Case of Suppurative Aspergillosis of the Thyroid, Case Reports in Otolaryngology,vol.2013,ArticleID956236,4pages,2013.oi:10.1155/2013/956236(Indexed)
  • Deep Neck Abscess- A Retrospective Study, Ceylon Journal of Otolaryngology (Nov 2011), Vol 02: Issue 01,25-31 (Indexed)
  • Unusual Foreign Body in the Hard Palate Mimicking a Cyst, Ceylon Journal of Otolaryngology (Nov 2011), Vol 02: Issue 01,50-51 (Indexed)
  • Paragangliomas of the Head & Neck: the KMC experience, Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg (January – March 2011) 63(1):62-73; (Indexed)
  • Gaint Antrochoanal Polyp, A Rare Presentation, Karnataka Journal of Otolaryngology and Head andNeck Surgery, Vol 1, Issue 2, August 08: 13,14;

Education & Training

  • Diplomate National Board (2008) : National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
  • MRCS Part 1 (2005) : Royal College Of Surgeons, England
  • Diploma in Otolaryngology (2005) : Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi
  • University of Health Sciences, India
  • M.B.B.S. (1999) : Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga University, India


  • Head Neck Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Ultrasound Applications for Head and Neck Mass
  • American Association of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • Life member of Indian Medical Association New Delhi
  • Life member of Association of Otolaryngology of India
  • Life member of All India Rhinology Society