Department of E.N.T

Department of ENT in Kempegowda institute of medical sciences adheres to the requirements of the MCI with adequate facilities for both undergraduate and post graduate teaching programs . At present there are 2 MS and 1 DLO seats and 150 undergraduate seats- MCI recognized . On an average, 1000 major and 1200 minor surgeries are performed every year with daily outpatients of 180-200. A fully equipped Audiology unit which includes Audiometry, Impedance, Otoacoustic emission, BERA and Speech therapy is available. The post graduates are guided and encouraged to do research works, Paper/Poster presentations in State, Zonal and National conferences  and attend workshops /CME’s. On rotation basis post graduates are also posted to other prestigious institutions – KIDWAI memorial institute of Oncology (Head &Neck surgery), NIMHANS (Neurosurgery and Speech & hearing) and Rajiv Gandhi Institute of TB and Chest diseases. Postgraduates attend rural health camps which are conducted by the hospital once a month. They provide primary health care to rural population and if further treatment is needed they are referred to the Hospital. The department is well equipped with latest equipments for all types of surgeries.CME’s , Hands-on workshops and Conferences are conducted regularly by the department.

M.S. (ENT)- 2 seat. D..L.O- 1 seat.
The Department is well equipped with the following equipments: 1.  Zeiss operating microscopes with CCTV and recording facilities – 2 No.s. 2.  Storz Adult and Pediatric  Nasal endoscopes with Microdebrider set,  CCTV Camera and recording facilities. 3.  Flexible Nasopharyngobronchoscope. 3.  Micro motor and drill set for ear surgeries. 4.  Micro laryngeal Diagnostic and Surgical equipments. 5.  Temporal bone dissection lab with operating microscope and Micro motor with drill set. 6.  Diagnostic nasal endoscopy and Otoendoscopy facilities are available in the OPD. 7.  Videolaryngoscopy for OPD diagnostic purposes. 8.  Microscope for diagnostic and minor procedures in OPD. 9.  Vertigo and Headache clinic. 7.  Fully equipped Audiology unit with qualified Audiologist and Speech therapist. 8.  A Departmental Library with more than200 ENT books and journals by various National and International authors. On an average 1000 Major and 1200 Minor surgeries are performed every year. The average daily out patient attendance is 180-200.
Sl No Name of the faculty/ Qualification Designation            E Mail ID  
1 Dr .Jagannath. B. MS(ENT) Professor Jashmidr12@gmail.com
2 Dr .Smitha. S. G. MS(ENT) Associate professor smitha_praveen@hotmail.com
3 Dr. Nirmala .M. MS(ENT) Lect/Assistant professor nimmi.santy@gmail.com
4 Dr.Nikitha Pillai Senior Resident
5 Dr. Suhasini Senior Resident
Conference and CME’s conducted -
  1. International “Rhinoplasty redefined” conference conducted at KIMS Bangalore by ENT Dept KIMS and AOI BB in OCT 2009.     Chief faculty- Dr Jung from South Korea.
  2. Cadaveric demonstration of Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery conducted at KIMS Bangalore ENT Dept KIMS in July 2011. Chief faculty Dr.Williams from France.
  3.  Organ saving treatment modalities in Head and Neck Oncology by Dr.Vinay-         Radiation Oncologist, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore - on 18th Jan 2013.
  4.  Chemoradiation in Head and Neck Cancers by Dr.Ramesh Bellimoga- Radiation Oncologist, HCG , Bangalore - on 23rd March 2013.
  5.  Vertigo by Dr.D.R.Srinivas, Senior Consultant, Dept of ENT, BGS Global Hospitals, Bangalore - on June 14th 2013.
  6. Recent trends in Phonosurgery by Dr.Sanjay Subbaiah, Bangalore on Aug 29th 2013.
  7. Sleep studies for sleep apnoea by Dr.Pradeep Kumar, Bangalore on  17th Sept 2013.
  8. Recent trends in Cochlear implant surgery by Dr. Vasanthi Anand on 22nd Jan 2014.


Conference presentation/Poster presentation
  1. Percutaneous tracheostomy – Paper presentation by Dr K G Somashekar at AOI-BB on 28th aug 10.
  2. Poster presentation on Haemangioma of larynx by Dr Muddasar Khan, Dr B V Chandre gowda and Dr K G Somashekar.
  3. Central vertigo at AOI BB by Dr Lakshmi S 25th sept 2010
  4. Labyrinth in External auditory canal presented in South Zone conference Mysore 2010 by Dr Nirmala, Dr B V Chandre Gowda, Dr Jagannath B , Dr Smitha S G
  5. Branchio Oto Renal syndrome by Dr Gautham, Dr B V Chandre Gowda, Dr Jagannath B , Dr Smitha S G at south zone conference Mysore in 2010
  6. Lupus vulgaris of Pinna by Dr saud Ahmed, Dr Anil H T at South zone conference Mysore 2010
  7. Saccular cyst of larynx a case report by Dr Saud Ahmed, Dr B V Chandre Gowda, Dr K G Somashekara.
  8. Nuances of treatment of allergic rhinitis by Dr K G Somashekara
  9. Central vertigo – paper presentation by Dr Lakshmi S at AOI – BB on 25th sept 2010
  10. Potpourri of laryngeal conditions by Dr Lakshmi S, Dr. Somashekara, Dr. B.V Chandre Gowda – Poster presentation at AOICON -2013, secured gold medal
  11. Complex spectrum of vertigo treatment by Dr Divya Kumari C T, Dr K G Somashekara, Dr. B.V Chandre Gowda, Dr Lakshmi S – Poster presentation on 8th November at ISOCON 2013.
  12. Great minds behind sound ears by Dr Bilkhis Mahjabeen G M , Dr. K G Somashekara , Dr B V Chandre Gowda, Dr Lakshmi S- Poster presentation on 8th November at ISOCON 2013.
  13. The Foreign Body Challenge by Dr Amrita Suzanne Mathew , Dr B V Chandre Gowda , Dr Smitha S G, Dr Lakshmi S – Poster presentation on 10th January at AOICON 2014
  14. Congenital Malformations of External Ear by Dr. R K Swathi , Dr K G Somashekara , Dr Anil H T, Dr Smitha S G, Dr Lakshmi S – Poster presentation on 10th January at AOICON 2014

       Research Projects:-

1. A Comaparative study of Lidocaine lozenges Vs Lidocaine spray by Dr Jagannath B & Dr Smitha S

2.A parallel group,randomized,double blind,multicentric,phase 111 study comparing efficacy of Ebastine 10mg+ montelukast 10mg vs Ebastine 10mg in allergic rhinitis. – by Dr.B.V.Chandregowda Dr.Smitha.S.G & Dr Nirmala.M

3. An open label,comparative,multicentric study to evaluate efficacy and safety of lidocaine lozenges vs local spray in patients for diagnostic laryngoscopy and/or punch biopsy. – by Dr.Jagannath.B. & Dr. Smitha.

4. Efficacy of middle meatal antrostomy Vs inferior meatal antrostomy in the management of Chronic maxillary sinusitis by Dr Divya Kumari C T & Dr B V Chandre Gowda

5. A Study on Sensorineural Hearing loss in patients of Type2 Diabetes Mellitus by Dr Anil.H.T & Dr Lakshmi. S.

6. A Study to assess the effects of preoperative  Dexamethasone on patients undergoing tonsillectomy by dissection method by Dr Amrita Suzanne Mathew & Dr Anil. H.T.

7. A Study to assess the effect of Fexofenadine monotherapy verses Fexofenadine with Montelukast combination therapy in the treatment of Allergic rhinitis by Dr Swathi  & Dr K.G.Somashekar

Original Research papers

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Indian J of Allergy Immunol Clinical efficacy of sublingual immunotherapy in respiratory allergy patients. A preliminary study Dr. B.V. Chandre Gowda


2008; 22(1) : 1-5


International Journal of Scientific Research A comparative study to evaluate the efficacy of oral fexofenadine hydrochloride and topical mometasone furoate in decreasing symptoms of moderate-severe allergic rhinitis Dr. Smitha. S. G. Dr.Jagannath. B.


June 2013: 2(6):406-408.


International Journal of Current Research and Review A Study of Complications of Thyroidectomy Dr. Lakshmi.S.


September 2013:5(17):95-101


Journal of Laryngology & Otology A study on allergen sensitivity in patients of allergic rhinitis in Bangalore, India Dr. Lakshmi.S. Dr. B. V. Chandre Gowda Dr. K. G. Somashekara


Accepted for publication


Indian Journal of Medical Sciences A clinicopathological study of chronic cervical lymphadenopathy Dr. B. V. Chandre Gowda Dr. Smitha S G Dr. Nazira Khanum


Accepted for Publication


 International journal of research in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences Drug utilization and evaluation of cephalosporins at tertiary care teaching hospital,Bangalore Dr.Anil.H.T.


Oct-Dec. 2013:4(4):1338-43


 Indian journal of applied research A comparative study to evaluate the efficacy of levocetrizine and fexofenadine hydrochloride in allergic rhinitis. Dr.Anil.H.T. Dr.Smitha.S.G


April 2014:4(4):407-08

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