Medical Advisory Board
Prof. Dr. Krishna Shama Rao
Founder and Chief Trustee
MBBS, FRCS(Ed), BDS, MDS, FDSRCS(Eng)
Director of Maaya Cleft & Craniofacial centre at Bangalore, Karnataka
One of the 12 Surgeons in the world presented with the Medal Of Honour in Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery in honour of Prof. Hugo Obwegesser , University of Zurich, for being one of the pioneers to introduce the speciality in India
Responsible for setting up the first partner centre in India for Smile Train, USA and Cleft Children International, Switzerland.
Formerly an advisor to W.H.O. on its committee on Craniofacial anomalies.
Started Maaya Foundation an charitable organization aimed at treating the less fortunate children born with facial deformities.
Conducted over 15,000 surgeries
Mrs. Rashmi K Rao
Chief Operating Officer
Speech therapist in Maaya Cleft Centre Bangalore
Dr. Chetana Kumar, BDS, MDS
Cofounded the Maaya foundation, Director – Maaya Cleft Centre Bangalore
Cofounded the Maaya foundation
An accomplished cleft surgeon previously headed a cleft center in Mumbai
Responsible for creating awareness on cleft care internationally
Dr. Rolson Sandeep Amanna
MDS, FCFS, Fellowship AOCMF, Fellowship ICOI.
Consultant at Maaya foundation
He is the first surgeon to be awarded Fellowship in CranioMaxilloFacial Surgery by Rajiv Gandhi University of health sciences in the year 2011.
Other Accomplishments: - AOCMF Fellowship from Morriston hospital, UK. In the year 2013.
Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantologist.
Areas of interest:- Surgical management of Cleft lip & Palate and related secondary deformities, Craniofacial syndrome and their Surgical Correction, Orthognathic Surgery, Craniofacial Implantology.
Dr. Suhas Prabhakar
MDS (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)
Dr. Suhas Prabhakar is a trained Maxillofacial surgeon who is currently finishing his fellowship in clefts and craniofacial surgery at Maaya Foundation. He is passionate about surgery and has vested interest in the comprehensive management of clefts, craniofacial deformities and orthognathic surgery. He has honed his skills in the management of congenital anomalies of the Craniofacial region.