Overview

Dr. Purushottam Chavan is a well-trusted name in the field of ENT, Head, and Neck Oncosurgery with broad experience of 17yrs.
He is been doing all types of Head & Neck Onco-surgery like surgeries for Oral cancer, scalp tumors, maxillary cancer, Parotid tumors, cancers of larynx and PFS, Parapharyngeal tumours, and thyroid tumours. He also does various reconstructive surgery in the head and neck area with local and free flaps. He is known for doing laser surgery with CO2 Laser. He works with his team for various complex combined surgical procedures with reconstruction.

Education & Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S. - M R Medical College, Kalaburgi,(Gulbarga)Karnataka, 
  • M.S (E N T) - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 
  • MCh (Head and Neck Surgery) - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Bangalore
  • Fellowship from UNMC (University of Nebraska Medical Center) USA
     

Experience

  • Associate Professor Department Head & Neck Oncology, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore
  • Consultant at Malathi Manipal Hospital
  • Consultant at Purshottam Clinic

Research & Publications

  • PMMC Patch Pharyngoplasty Reconstruction After Laryngectomy: Our Experience at a Regional Cancer Institute. Lakhera KK, Shenoy AM, Chavan P, Siddappa K.Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jun;67(2):170-2. doi: 10.1007/s12070-015-0833-8. Epub 2015 Feb 7
  • Pharyngocutaneous Fistula Incidence After PMMC Patch Pharnygoplasty for Post Laryngectomy Defect Reconstruction – Predictive Factors, Our Experience at KMIO: Kamal Kishor Lakhera, Ashok M. Shenoy, P Chavan, K. Siddappa; Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology, September 2015, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 223-226
  • Chondroradionecrosis of larynx a delayed complication of radiotherapy: management and review of literature: Halkud R, Shenoy AM, Naik SM, Pasha T, Chavan P, Sidappa KT.Indian J Surg Oncol. 2014 Jun;5(2):128-33. doi: 10.1007/s13193-014-0315-6. Epub 2014 May 23
  • Xeroderma pigmentosum: a clinicopathological review of the multiple oculocutaneous malignancies and complications: Halkud R, Shenoy AM, Naik SM, Chavan P, Sidappa KT, Biswas S: Indian J Surg Oncol. 2014 Jun;5(2):120-4. doi: 10.1007/s13193-014-0307-6. Epub 2014 Apr 9
  • Supraclavicular artery flap for head and neck oncologic reconstruction: an emerging alternative: Shenoy A, Patil VS, Prithvi BS, Chavan P, Halkud R. Int J Surg Oncol. 2013; 2013:658989. doi: 10.1155/2013/658989. Epub 2013 Dec 29
  • Cutaneous Malignancies in Xeroderma Pigmentosum: Earlier Management Improves Survival. Sudhir M. Naik, Ashok M. Shenoy, A. Nanjundappa, Rajshekar Halkud, Purshottam Chavan, K. Sidappa, Sumit Gupta. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery January 2013 
  •  Non-recurrent laryngeal nerve with a right aberrant subclavian artery in the recurrent case of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid: an interesting clinical entity. Sudhir M Naik, Purshottam Chavan, Rajshekar Halkud, Ashok M Shenoy, Sumit Gupta, Latif Zameer. Otolaryngology online journal, Vol 3, No 2 (2013)
  • Neck Dissection Followed by Definitive Radiotherapy for Small Upper Aerodigestive Tract Squamous Cell Carcinoma, with Advanced Neck Disease: An Alternative Treatment Strategy Ashok M. Shenoy, T. Shiva Kumar, V. Prashanth, Purushotham Chavan, Rajshekar Halkud, Linu Jacob, K. Govind Babu, G. Lokesh, Tanveer Pasha, Rekha V. Kumar. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, July 2013, Volume 65, Issue 1 Supplement, pp 48-5 
  • Carcinoma Expleomorphic Adenoma of the Submandibular Gland Sudhir M Naik, Ashok M Shenoy, Purshottam Chavan, Rajshekar Halkud, Siddharth Biswas, Mahesh Kalloli, Sumit Gupta, Akshay Kudpaje J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2013;47(3):162166.
  • Paragangliomas of the Carotid Body: Current Management Protocols and Review of Literature. Sudhir M. Naik, Ashok M. Shenoy, Nanjundappa, Rajshekar Halkud, Purshottam Chavan, K. Sidappa, Usha Amritham, Sumit Gupta, Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. August 2013
  • A Rare Case of Follicular Dendritic Cell Sarcoma of Cervical Lymph Node Mahesh KalloliSudhir M Naik, Ashish Dinesh Shah, Purushotham Chavan, Ashok Shenoy Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. August 2013 International Journal of Health Sciences & Research (www.ijhsr.org)Vol.3; Issue: 4; April 2013
  • Crushed Muscle Tissue Graft: A Efficient Repair Technique for Intraoperative Chylous Fistulas Naik SM, Chavan P, Halkud R, Shenoy AM, Nanjundappa A, Gupta S. Int J Phonosurg Laryngol 2013;3(1):1-5. 
  • Laryngeal Paraganglioma: A Rare Clinical Entity Managed by Supraselective Embolization and Lateral Pharygotomy Sudhir M. Naik, Ashok M. Shenoy, Purshottam Chavan, Akkamahadevi Patil, Sumit Gupta. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, October 2012 
  • Synovial sarcoma of the infratemporal fossa with extension into the oral cavity--a rare presentation and literature review. Dhawan A, Shenoy AM, Chavan P, Sandhu S, Sriprakash D.J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012 Dec;70(12):2923-9.
  • The Utility of Second Look Microlaryngoscopy after Trans Oral Laser Resection of Laryngeal Cancer. Ashok M. Shenoy, V. Prashanth, T. Shivakumar, Purushottam Chavan, S. Akshay, Rekha V. Kumar, Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery June 2012, Volume 64, Issue 2, pp 137-14
  • Management of Naso-orbital Fistula following Maxillectomy: a Case Report. Rajaram Burrah, Ashok Shenoy, Vishal Rao, Purushotham Chavan, Thiagarajan Shivakumar. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology September 2012, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp 236-238  
  • Laryngeal Paraganglioma: A Rare Clinical Entity Managed by Supraselective Embolization and Lateral Pharygotomy Sudhir M. Naik, Ashok M. Shenoy, Purshottam Chavan, Akkamahadevi Patil, Sumit Gupta. Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, October 2012
  •  Oral histoplasmosis masquerading as oral cancer in HIV-infected patient: A case report.Shafiulla Mohammed Mahua Sinha, Purushottam Chavan CS Premalata, MR Shivaprakash, Aruna loke Chakrabarti, Rudrapatna S Jayshree. Medical Mycology Case Reports Volume 1, Issue 1, 2012, Pages 85–87 
  • Pediatric Laryngeal Malignancies: Current Management Protocols and Review of Literature. Naik SM, Nanjundappa A, Srihariprasad H, Halkud R, Chavan P, Gupta S. Int J Phonosurg Laryngol 2012;2(2):62-65
  • Massive Chylorrhea following Total Thyroidectomy and Neck Dissection Thiagarajan S, Shenoy AM, Veerabadriah P, Chavan P, Halkud R.. Int J Head and Neck Surg 2012;3(1):45-48
  • Tracheal resection for thyroid cancer. Shenoy AM, Burrah R, Rao V, Chavan P, Halkud R, Gowda VB, Ranganath N, Shivakumar T, Prashanth V.J Laryngol Otol. 2012 Jun;126(6):594-7
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis Following Percutaneous Embolization of a Vagal Paraganglioma Vishal Rao, Raghavendra KS, Purushottam Chavan, Ashok Shenoy M. International Journal of Head and Neck Surgery, January-April 2011;2(1):65-66 
  • Vocal cord paralysis after percutaneous embolization of a vagal paraganglioma--the role of intraoperative nerve monitoring. Panja S, Kovoor JM, Shenoy AM, Chavan P. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 Nov;21(11):1770-2 30. 
  • Osteoradionecrosis Complicating Mandibulotomy. Kolur Trupti, Rao Vishal, Purushottam Chavan, Umesh Kavita, Shenoy Ashok, International Journal of Head and Neck Surgery, January-April 2010;1(1):35-37
     

Specializations

  • Ear, Nose & Throat problems
  • Revision Ear Surgery
  • Speaking difficulty
  • Hearing loss, Nosebleed, Allergy, 
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Tonsillitis
  • Adenoids
  • Tongue-tie and Speech Disorders.
  • Tumors
  • Head & Neck Oncology