Dr. K. K. Samantary, Asso. Prof of Department of ENT, KIMS has been elected as Vice President of Phono Surgeons of India (APSI). He has been elected for three years from 2016 to 2018. Phono Surgery is a super specialty branch of ENT, which deals with voice disorders. Dr. Samantaray successfully completed his term as Honorary Secretary of the Association for three years. He is the first Odia to be the vice president of APSI. He has conducted national conference two times in Bhubaneswar successfully and workshops to treat patients with hoarseness of voice of any age.