Qualifications:

  • M.S.  Otorhinolaryngology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, M.A.H.E. University (1995)
  • M.B.B.S., Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Mangalore University (1991)

Teaching Experience:

  • Teaching Otorhinolaryngology to the undergraduate medical students.
  • Teaching/Training postgraduates in Otorhinolaryngology for postgraduates.
  • Thesis guide for postgraduates & PhD students.
  • Member of Board of Studies for undergraduates & postgraduates.
  • Member of Medical Education cell.
  • Examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate exams.
Major Research Interests
  • Head & neck, Otology, Rhinology
Research Experience

Research projects

  • Clinical study of complications of chronic suppurative otitis media
  • HIV manifestations in otorhinolaryngology
  • Clinical study of vertigo
  • Voice study of allergic rhinitis –relevant diagnostic tools & long-term treatment modalities rehabilitation following laryngectomy
  • A clinical study of flaps in otorhinolaryngology & head & neck surgery –our experience
  • A comparative study of hot & cold methods in tonsillectomy
  • Management of tinnitus
  • Effect of dexamethasone & lignocaine on post-tonsillectomy pain
  • A study of rectified and unrectified vestibular evoked myogenic potential
  • Nasal mucociliary clearance in rhinosinusitis
  • Effect of adenotonsillar hypertrophy on quality of voice in children
  • Outcomes of septoplasty in allergic and nonallergic patients
  • To evaluate the efficacy of FNAC & USG in differentiating between benign & malignant thyroid nodules
  • A study of vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in adults across different ages
Publications
  1. M Panduranga Kamath, M C Hegde, Kiran M Bhojwani, Suja S, M Dinesh, Muralidhar P M, K Padmanabhan. Histiocytosis of temporal bone. Indian Journal Of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery.2000 July- September. 52(3) 274-276
  2. M Panduranga Kamath, Ashok B Shetty, M C Hegde, Suja S, Kiran Bhojwani, K Padmanabhan, S Agarwal, Manoj Mathew, M Rajeev Kumar. Presentation and management of neck space abscesses. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. Vol 5 Pg 270, No 4, Oct- Dec 2003
  3. Kamath MP, Kiran Bhojwani, Hegde MC, Kamath G, Kumar R. Interesting case of intra-orbital foreign body. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. Vol 56 No 2, Apr- Jun 2004
  4. Hedge M C, Kamath M P, Bhojwani K. Benign lesion of larynx. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. Jan- Mar 2005, 87(1),35-38
  5. Suja S, Kamath M P, Hegde M C, Bhojwani K, Padmanabhan K, Murthy S T. Accuracy of FNAC thyroid in an endemic goitrous zone. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. Special issue 2005, Pg 88-92
  6. Kamath P, Bhojwani K, Prabhu S, Naik R, Ninen PG, Chakravathi V. foreign bodies in the aerodigestive tract- a clinical study of cases in the coastal belt of south India. American Journal Of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery.2006;27:373-377
  7. Kamath M P, Bhojwani K, Bhatt J, Ninan Geo P, Kumar A. Pleomorphic adenoma.Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. Spl Issue II; 499-500; 2005
  8. Kamath M P, Bhojwani Kiran, Yeshwanth. Tuberculosis mimicking Kikuchi Disease. ENT Journal. Feb 2006, Vol 85, No 2, Pg 126-127.
  9. M P Kamath, Gurudutt Kamath, Kiran Bhojwani, Mukhta Pai, Ahmed Shameem, Salil Agarwal. Sino-nasal lymphoma – A case report. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal. Vol 85, No 5, May 2006.
  10. Kishore Chandra Prasad, Kiran Bhojwani, Vijendra Shenoy, Sampath Chandra Prasad. HIV manifestations in otorhinolaryngology. American Journal Of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery. May – June 2006; 27(3): 179-185
  11. Kamath M P, Bhojwani K M, Prabhu S, Naik R, Ninan G P, Chakravarthy Y. multifocal tuberculosis of the nose and lymph nodes with pulmonary involvement: a case report. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal. May ;86(5):284-6.
  12. Kamath M P, Kiran Bhojwani, Kamath S, Mahabala C, Kumar S. Tubercular retropharyngeal abscess. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal. Apr 2007, 86; 236-237.
  13. Kamath M P, Bhojwani K M, Mahale A, Meyyappan H, Abhijit K. Infratemporal fossa abscess: a diagnostic dilemma. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal. May 2009:88(5) E23.
  14. Kamath M P, Hegde M C, Sreedharan S, Bhojwani K, Vamadevan V. Role of estimation of arterial blood gases in the management of stridor. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surger.. Apr – Jun 2010;62(2):125 – 130.
  15. Sreedharan S, Sonali Ullal, Kamath MP, Hegde MC, Bhojwani K, Arathi A, Vishwas KV. Solitary nasal mass: An unusual diagnosis. American journal of otolaryngology. July- Aug 2011;32(4); 358- 59.
  16. Sreedharan S, Kamath M P, Hegde M C, Bhojwani K, Arathi A, Waheeda C. Giant mucocele of the maxillary antrum- A case report. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. Jan – Mar2011; 63(1)87-88.
  17. Kiran Bhojwani, Mahesh Chandra Hegde, Arathi Alva, Vishwas K V. Papillary carcinoma in a lingual thyroid. Ear, Nose and Throat Journal. July 2012;91:7.
  18. Natashya H Rent, Kiran M Bhojwani, Jayashree S Bhat, B Unnikrishnan. Tinnitus:characterization of associated hearing loss and modalities of treatment. Indian Journal of Otology, Oct 2013;Vol.19 Issue 4,182-185
  19. M Panduranga Kamath, Kiran  M Bhojwani, Ajay M Bhandarkar, Radha M Pai, Natashya H Rent. Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia of Root of Nose: a rare phenomenon. JCDR/Mar 2014/6511,4140
  20. M Panduranga Kamath, Kiran  M Bhojwani, Mahabala Chakrapani, Katura P Vidyalakshmi, K P Vishnuprasad. Meliodiosis of Salivary Glands with coexisting diabetes: Management of a difficult case. Ear, Nose & Throat Journal, Jan 2014, Vol 93, No.1
  21. D Deviprasad, Ashok Shetty, M Panduranga Kamath, Kiran Bhojwani, Marium Kuriakose Supriya.  Neck Swelling: unusal manifestation of Pott’s spine. Egyptian Journal of Ear ,Nose & Throat & Allied sciences 2014
  22. Kamath Panduranga, Vijendra S Shenoy, Kiran Bhojwani,Arathi Alva, Vishnuprasad, Sowjanya Gandala. Tuberculosis Of Head & Neck in India: down but not dead. Journal of Mycobacterial Diseases, Mar 2014 Vol 4, Issue 2. 1000148
  23. Panduranga Kamath, S.Vijendra Shenoy, Vishnu Prasad, Kiran Bhojwani, Radha Pai, Neethu Mary Mathew. Inverted papilloma of atypical origin with unusual extention into the oropharynx. Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics, online, Sept. 2014
  24. Kaushlendra kumar, Kiran M. Bhojwani, Jayashree Bhat, Nimalka Maria Sequeira. Measuring Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials using 2 different procedures. International Journal of Speech & Language Pathology & Audiology, 2014, 2:132-137.
  25. Suja Sreedharan, Urmila Khadilkar, Devi Prasad, M.Panduranga Kamath, Kiran Bhojwani, Arathi Alva. Clinical, biochemical & cytomorphological study on Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Indian Journal of Medical Sciences, Jan-Feb. 2015; vol140 (6) : 729-735. M.
  26. Panduranga Kamath, S.Vijendra Shenoy, Suja Sreedharan, Kiran Bhojwani, Sujith Mammen, Nazeem Majid. Role of electronystagmography in Balance disorder: A clinical study. Indian Journal of Otology, July 2015; vol 21 (3) : 201-208.
  27. Kaushlendra kumar, Kiran M. Bhojwani, Jayashree Bhat, B.L. Thashmi. Test Retest Reliability of Ocular Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential. International Journal of Speech & Language Pathology & Audiology, 2015, 3: 78-81.
  28. Kaushlendra kumar, Jayashree S. Bhat, Nimalka Maria Sequeira, Kiran M. Bhojwani. Age effect on air conducted ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential. Audiology Research. Aug. 2015, vol 5: 121; 65-68
  29. Bhojwani K.,Kini J., Karthik M. et al. Squamous cell carcinoma of thyroglossal duct cyst. Journal of Evolution of Medical & Dental Sciences. 2016;5(20)00:00,Dot:10.14260/jemds/2016/3.

Selected latest publications:

  1. Natashya H Rent, Kiran M Bhojwani, Jayashree S Bhat, B Unnikrishnan. Tinnitus:characterization of associated hearing loss and modalities of treatment. Indian Journal of Otology, Oct 2013;Vol.19 Issue 4,182-185
  2. Kaushlendra kumar, Kiran M. Bhojwani, Jayashree Bhat, Nimalka Maria Sequeira. Measuring Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials using 2 different procedures. International Journal of Speech & Language Pathology & Audiology, 2014, 2:132-137.
  3. Suja Sreedharan, Urmila Khadilkar, Devi Prasad, M.Panduranga Kamath, Kiran Bhojwani, Arathi Alva. Clinical, biochemical & cytomorphological study on Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Indian Journal of Medical Sciences, Jan-Feb. 2015; vol140 (6) : 729-735. M.
  4. Panduranga Kamath, S.Vijendra Shenoy, Suja Sreedharan, Kiran Bhojwani, Sujith Mammen, Nazeem Majid. Role of electronystagmography in Balance disorder: A clinical study. Indian Journal of Otology, July 2015; vol 21 (3) : 201-208.
  5. Kamath Panduranga, Vijendra S Shenoy, Kiran Bhojwani,Arathi Alva, Vishnuprasad, Sowjanya Gandala. Tuberculosis Of Head & Neck in India: down but not dead. Journal of Mycobacterial Diseases, Mar 2014 Vol 4, Issue 2. 1000148
  6. Kaushlendra kumar, Kiran M. Bhojwani, Jayashree Bhat, B.L. Thashmi. Test Retest Reliability of Ocular Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential. International Journal of Speech & Language Pathology & Audiology, 2015, 3: 78-81.
  7. Bhojwani K.,Kini J., Karthik M. et al. Squamous cell carcinoma of thyroglossal duct cyst. Journal of Evolution of Medical & Dental Sciences. 2016;5(20)00:00,Dot:10.14260/jemds/2016/3.
Positions held
Institution/ Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Professor Head of Dept. July 2014
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Additional Prof. July 2010- July 2014
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Associate Prof. Jan 2002-June 2010
Melaka-Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia Associate Prof. Jan 2001-Dec 2002
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Associate Prof. Oct 2000-Dec 2001
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Prof. Aug 1995-Oct 2000