Puneet Batra Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Modinagar
Dr Puneet Batra is currently the Vice-Principal & Head of Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies (IDST), Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is the recipient of the PP Jacob award as well as the JG Kannapan award by the Indian Orthodontic Society along with the prestigious Commonwealth scholarship at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children London and the TC White award in Dundee dental school, Scotland. He is an MOrth from Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and an FFD Orth from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He is a DNB in Orthodontics and a Diplomat of the Indian Board of Orthodontics. He has more than 100 publications in peer reviewed national and International journals and recently authored a chapter in Cleft orthodontics in the textbook of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. He has lectured extensively in India and abroad as invited speaker. He is the current president of the Indian Society of Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies. He is a reviewer and on the editorial board of numerous journals. He is the current chairman of the academic council of the Indian Orthodontic Society for the present year 2018-19.