Prof. (Dr) J. M. Hans is a Gold Medalist (MS ENT) from the prestigious institute, PGI Chandigarh. He pioneered the Veria technique in Cochlear implant surgery 22 years ago in India and has successfully operated on more than 3300 cochlear implants. He is the first ENT surgeon in India to have started the auditory brainstem implant in children. He has mentored many ENT surgeons all over India and the SAARC countries. He was the Professor and Head of the department of ENT at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi. He is a Fellow of the House Ear Institute (USA) and Bionic Ear Institute (Australia). Prof. (Dr). J. M. Hans has held the prestigious post of ENT surgeon to the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. He was awarded the Padma Shri by the Ex-Hon’ble President of India, Shri APJ Abdul Kalam in the year 2005. He is the Member of the Executive Committee, Ali Yaver Jung National Institute for Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai, The Central Coordination Committee for Prevention of Deafness, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India, and The Executive Council, National Institute of Speech & Hearing, Mysore. Prof. (Dr) Hans is the Director of Dr. Hans Center for ENT, Hearing care, and Vertigo at New Delhi.