Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

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M.D., University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine

Sivakumar Chinnadurai M.D.

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

In 2012, Siva Chinnadurai completed his fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Vanderbilt, and joined the ENT faculty. His research and clinical focus is on pediatric craniofacial abnormalities in developing countries, including operative outcomes at the Moore Surgery Center in Guatemala City. Among other issues, Siva is interested in the influence of nutritional status on operative outcomes. Dr. Chinnadurai is pursuing an MPH degree from Harvard through their summer MPH program. He has collaborative connections in several countries, one of which seeks to test the introduction of mobile technologies to assist primary health care workers in diagnosing craniofacial abnormalities.