Dr.Pavithra B

Dr.Pavithra B

Assistant Professor, GENERAL SURGERY

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification :

Sl. No. Degree Year of passing Subject College/University
1 MBBS 2009 Not Required M S Ramaiah medical college, Bangalore.

Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences, Karnataka.

2 MS 2014 Surgery All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Email :drpavithra.surg@aiimsmangalagiri.edu.in

Research Profile

Area of Interest

  • Area of interest:

    1. Minimal access surgery
    2. Upper GI surgery
    3. Colorectal surgery
    4. Hepato-biliary diseases
    5. Benign and malignant breast diseases.


  • Membership of professional bodies:

    1. Life member of The Association of Surgeons of India.
    2. Life member of The Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons.

    Membership & training:

    1. Trained in basic laparoscopic surgeries.
    2. Fellowship in essential endoscopy (EFIAGES) from The Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons.
    3. Fellowship in Essential Laparoscopy Skills (FELS) from The Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons.


Publications  (Chronologically, Recent First ):

  1. Balakrishna P, Singh HK, Kumar NP, Jamir L. Minimally invasive surgery in India during the COVID-19 pandemic: A survey. J Minim Access Surg. 2021 May 18. doi: 10.4103/jmas.JMAS_244_20. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34045412.
  2. Singh HK, Joshi A, Malepati RN, Najeeb S, Balakrishna P, Pannerselvam NK, Singh YK, Ganne P. A survey of E-learning methods in nursing and medical education during COVID-19 pandemic in India. Nurse Educ Today. 2021 Apr;99:104796. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2021.104796. Epub 2021 Feb 6. PMID: 33607513; PMCID: PMC7865095.
  3. Santosh T, Shankaralingappa A, Balakrishna P, Reddy AP, Pannerselvam NK. Negative images of mycobacteria revisited in rapid on-site evaluation. Int J ClinicopatholCorrel2021;5:21-4.
  4. Tummidi S, Naik B, Shankaralingappa A, Balakrishna P, Bhadada AA, Kosaraju N. Phaeoacremonium species detected in fine needle aspiration: a rare case report. Diagn Pathol. 2020 Sep 20;15(1):113. doi: 10.1186/s13000-020-01023-w. PMID: 32951607; PMCID: PMC7504861.
  5. Tummidi S, Balakrishna P, Gupta Y. Insulin-induced amyloidoma-A cytological catch. Diagn Cytopathol. 2020 Sep 15. doi: 10.1002/dc.24616. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32931659.
  6. Govindaraj S, Roshini AP, Prakash C, Pavithra B. The primary surgical treatment of inguinal hernia: a changing trend towards laparoscopic hernioplasty. Int Surg J 2019;6:764-8.
  7. Gupta, P., Parshad, R., Balakrishna, P. et al. Angle of His Accentuation Is a Viable Alternative to Dor Fundoplication as an Adjunct to Laparoscopic Heller Cardiomyotomy: Results of a Randomized Clinical Study. Dig Dis Sci (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10620-018-5130-4
  8. Mohamed SBN, Newton MV, Govindaraj S, Prakash C, Pavithra B, Padaki PA et al. A case of intra-operative anaphylactic shock in hepatic hydatidosis with inadequate chemotherapy and proximity to hepatic vessels. Int Surg J 2018;5:1563-6.
  9. Pinto N, Prakash C, Govindraj S, Bhanou S, Pavithra B. Perforated Jejunal Diverticulosis: An Unexpected Diagnosis. IJSS Case Reports and Reviews 2017;3(3):76-78.
  10. Prakash C, Roshini AP, Govindaraj S, Bahnou S, Pavithra B. Colonic Malignancy Masquerading as Gastric Outlet Obstruction: A Case Report. IJSS Case Reports & Reviews 2017;3(9):1-3.
  11. Ravindhran B, Prakash C, Govindharaj S, Bahnou NMS, Pavithra B. An Aggressive Primary Retroperitoneal Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Mimicking a Pancreatic Neoplasm, Presenting as Duodenal Stenosis. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research : JCDR. 2017;11(9):PD09-PD11. doi:10.7860/JCDR/2017/27222.10611.
  12. Balakrishna, P., Parshad, R., Rohila, J. et al. “Symptomatic outcome following laparoscopic Heller’s cardiomyotomy with Dor fundoplication vs. laparoscopic Heller’s cardiomyotomy with angle of His accentuation: Results of a randomized controlled trial” Surg Endosc (2015) 29: 2344. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-014-3958-z