Vijay Adappa, M.D. the founder of ENT Physicians Inc., received his medical degree from Kastuarba Medical College in Manipal, India and completed a rotating internship and two years of post graduate training in Otolaryngology prior to coming to the United States. He completed two years of surgery at the Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven, CT which is affiliated with Yale University.Dr.Adappa then went to the Henry Ford Hospital System where he successfully finished a three year residency program in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery. He had the opportunity of studying and working under Dr.Fujita, who pioneered the surgical procedures for obstructive sleep apnea, during his residency.
Additionally, he has worked in conjunction with St. Charles Mercy Hospital to introduce multiple other surgical procedures / techniques, including cochlear implants and image-guided sinus surgery, to this region. ENT Physicians was the first area ,ENT practice to offer, and advance, comprehensive inhalant allergy services.
Dr.Adappa throughout his years of practice, has been actively involved with many of the region’s hospitals and has had multiple leadership roles within their medical staff organizations. He is currently Chairman of Surgery at St. Charles Mercy Hospital and Section Chief of ENT services at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center and has made a commitment to actively support excellence in clinical surgical practice.
Dr.Adappa is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery.