Dr Jitendra Mohan Hans
Born (1955-11-27) 27 November 1955 (age 68)
Known forHans Speech Valve
AwardsPadma Shri

Jitendra Mohan Hans is an Indian Otorhinolaryngologist, medical researcher and the inventor of HANS speech valve for speech rehablitation after laryngeal cancer surgery.[1] He is a founder member of the Cochlear Implant Group of India and has been a part of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) sponsored project team that developed an indigenous Bionic Ear in 2014.[2] Born on 27 November 1955,[1] he graduated in medicine from the University of Meerut in 1978[3] He has served as the Honorary ENT Surgeon to the Prime Minister of India and is a government nominee at Ali Yajur Jung National Institute for Deafness, Mumbai and the All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore.[4] He is reported to have pioneered the minimally-invasive surgical techniques for cochlear implants[5] and is a member of the advisory boards of the Union Public Service Commission and World Health Organization (WHO).[6] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2005, for his contributions towards medicine.[7]

|| Prof Dr J M Hans Cochlear Implantation Surgery Former He was the Professor and Head of the department of ENT at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi. 2002-2009


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  3. ^ "Indian Medical Registry Search". Medical Council of India. 2015. Archived from the original on 5 October 2015. Retrieved 27 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Doctor's Profile". Fortis Hospitala. 2015. Archived from the original on 9 October 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Kids to break silence with chip implant" (PDF). Times of India. 3 October 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 June 2021. Retrieved 27 November 2015.
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  7. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.