Mani is an Ear Nose and Throat surgeon currently training in London.
He won an academic scholarship to read medicine at Imperial College London, 1 of 3 students out of over 350 undergraduates. In 2011 he graduated with a double distinction in Medicine and a BSc (Hons) in Neuroscience. Alongside this, he was elected as 1 of 3 speakers for the medical school graduation year dinner. As a doctor, he secured a position on the competitive Academic Foundation Programme before gaining a place in the North London ENT Training Programme, after being ranked second nationally out of over 100 candidates.
He is currently undertaking a PhD at Imperial College examining the role of AI in differentiating benign and cancerous thyroid nodules. Presenting this work internationally, he won the prestigious “British Journal of Surgery” first prize and has been awarded 5 nationally competitive grants & research fellowships. He is currently a lecturer for the MSc in Surgical Innovation at Imperial College.
Whilst the President of the national ENT Trainee Association during the height of COVID (2019-2021), he was awarded a national prize from ENT UK after creating and chairing a digital health education initiative “AOT ENT Education”. This now boasts over 5000 international subscribers
He serves as an AI & Digital Literacy Mentor for the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) Innovation Skills Course and was a founding member and AI co-lead for the RCS commission – “Future of Surgery : Technology Enhanced Surgical Training”. Recently, he has been received on to the sought-after NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.