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Dr Kirthi Kaushik

Radiation Oncologist

10 Years Exp. Bangalore

Head And Neck Cancer

HCG Hospital, MSR Centre Of Oncology, Bangalore

10 years of experience

MBBS, MD, Fellowship

Bangalore

About Dr Kirthi Kaushik:

Dr Kirthi Kaushik, after completing his post-graduation in Radiation Oncology at a well-known institute in Bengaluru, went on to work as a research fellow at another reputed institute in Mumbai. He is actively involved in various research programmes and his interests include evaluation of high precision techniques of radiotherapy, biological imaging, Brachytherapy and Head & Neck cancers. He has several national and international publications to his credit. Dr Kaushik is an executive committee member of AROI, Karnataka chapter. In 2011, he was awarded the 30-35 year category fellowship from AROI. He also has multiple fellowships like FUICC to his credit.

Education:

MBBS, MD(Radiation Oncology) - Mumbai Fellowship - Association of Radiation Oncologists of India

Experience:

HCG MSR Centre Of Oncology,Bangalore

Memberships:

Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI)

Areas of interest:

Head And Neck Cancer

Research publications:

Koushik, Kirthi & Harish, Krishnamachar & Udayashankar, Avinash. (2013). Principles of Radiation Oncology: A Beams Eye View for a Surgeon. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-013-0231-1 Srikantia, Nirmala & Rishi, Karthik & Janaki, Mg & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Tr, Arul Ponni & Rajeev, AG & Koushik, Kirthi & Dharmalingam, Mala. (2011). How common is hypothyroidism after external radiotherapy to neck in head and neck cancer patients?. Indian journal of medical and paediatric oncology : official journal of Indian Society of Medical & Paediatric Oncology. 32. 143-8. https://doi.org/10.4103/0971-5851.92813 Koushik, Kirthi & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Rao, Nirmala & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Rajeev, A.G.. (2010). Positional variation of applicators during low dose rate intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancer: A prospective study. Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy. 2. 93-97. https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2010.16919 Arulponni, T. & Janaki, Mg & Srikantia, Nirmala & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Rishi, Karthik & Koushik, Kirthi. (2010). Carcinoma cervix treated with Radiotherapy - Our experience with emphasis on our concerns. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India. 60. 61-65. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13224-010-0011-6 Srikantia, Nirmala & Krishnaswamy, Malavika & Janaki, Mg & Koushik, Kirthi. (2008). Unilateral solitary choroid metastasis from breast cancer: Rewarding results of external radiotherapy. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics. 4. 206-8. https://doi.org/10.4103/0973-1482.44295 Koushik, Kirthi & K S, Sandeep & Janaki, Mg & Alva, Ram & Madabhavi, Irappa. (2020). Tolerance of Radical Radiotherapy Among Elderly Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 11. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-019-01024-2 Alva, Ram & Koushik, Kirthi & Polisetty, Sweta & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Kumar, Mohan & Yuvaraj, B. & Revath, T.. (2020). Brachytherapy for Oral Cavity Cancers in the Era of Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy: Save it or Shelve it. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-020-01075-w Janaki, Mg & Thangaraj, Revathy & Thiruraju, Arul & Koushik, Kirthi & Alva, Ram & Kumar, Mohan. (2020). One thousand cases of cobalt-based high dose rate brachytherapy treated at a tertiary care center: A retrospective study. Brachytherapy. 19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2020.03.005 Kumar, Mohan & Thangaraj, Revathy & Alva, Ram & Koushik, Kirthi & Tr, Arul Ponni & Janaki, Mg. (2019). Impact of different dose prescription schedules on EQD2 in high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy of carcinoma cervix. Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy. 11. 189-193. https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2019.84586 Koushik, Kirthi & K S, Sandeep & Rahul, DL & Alva, Ram. (2018). Molecular Marker as a Prognostic Indicator in Head and Neck Cancer Patients. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-018-0838-3 Tr, Arul Ponni & Udayashankar, Avinash & Srikantia, Nirmala & Janaki, Mg & Koushik, Kirthi. (2018). Optimal technique of radiotherapy for carcinoma cervix in developing countries: Dosimetric and logistic comparison. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 14. https://doi.org/10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_454_17 Koushik, Kirthi & Alva, Ram. (2018). Brachytherapy in Head and Neck Cancers: ТAre We Doing It or Are We Done with ItУ. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 9. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-018-0735-9 Koushik, Kirthi & Sebastian, Mg & Janaki, Mg & Sathish, S. (2018). Adjuvant radiotherapy in carcinoma buccal mucosa; more conformal the best: Is it so?. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics. 15. https://doi.org/10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_101_17 Manjunath, Kalapurmat & Venkatesh, Mysore & Roshan, Shetty & Koushik, Kirthi & Raam, Charith. (2017). High-dose rate brachytherapy with surgical excision. An effective combination therapy for treatment of keloids Р own experience. Chirurgia Plastyczna i Oparzenia / Plastic Surgery & Burns. 5. 75-80. https://doi.org/10.15374/ChPiO2017016 Ch, Pushpa & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & A.G., Rajeev & Koushik, Kirthi & S., Mohan. (2017). Accelerated Radiation Therapy Using Weekend Boost with Concurrent Cisplatin in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancers: An Indian Institutional Experience. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. 48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2017.05.001 Ch, Pushpa & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Koushik, Kirthi & Manjunath, G.N.. (2017). Quantification of Dose-Volume and Dose-Length Parameters for Cervical Esophageal Stricture in Head and Neck Irradiation with the 3DCRT and IMRT Technique. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. 48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2017.02.070 Koushik, Kirthi & Alva, Ram. (2017). Brachytherapy in Head and Neck Cancer: A Forgotten Art or a Skill to be Remembered!!. Journal of Analytical Oncology. 6. 14-22. https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-7229.2017.06.01.3 Koushik, Kirthi & Alva, Ram & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni. (2017). Angular Variation of Applicators in LDR-ICBT. Journal of Analytical Oncology. 6. 23-29. https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-7229.2017.06.01.4 Yadaraju, Vijaya & Janaki, Mg & Elagandula, Jyosthna & Koushik, Kirthi. (2016). Comprehensive assessment of xerostomia in patients receiving radiation for head and neck cancer. International Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology. 4. 4216. https://doi.org/10.14319/ijcto.42.16 Alva, Ram & Koushik, Kirthi & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Kumar, Mohan & Bilimagga, Ramesh & Kilara, Gurunath & Harish, Krishnamachar & Chandramouli, Satish. (2016). The nuances of brachytherapy taught by teachers from beyond: Questionnaire-based assessment of the first cadaveric hands-on brachytherapy workshop in India. Brachytherapy. 15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brachy.2016.05.005 Sathyamurthy, Arvind & Koushik, Kirthi & Gowri, Mangala & Janaki, Mg & Kilara, Nalini & Tr, Arul Ponni & Alva, Ram & Kumar, S. & Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Harjani, Ritika. (2016). Impact of Molecular Predictors on the Response Rates in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Р an Observational Study. Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology. 7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-016-0524-2 Tr, Arul Ponni & Udayashankar, Avinash & Janaki, Mg & Koushik, Kirthi & Somashekar, Mohan. (2015). Implication of Bifurcation of Abdominal Aorta for Radiotherapy Planning for Cervical Cancers. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR. 9. XC01-XC03. https://doi.org/10.7860/JCDR/2015/15051.6902 Harish, Krishnamachar & Koushik, Kirthi. (2015). Multidisciplinary teams in thoracic oncology-from tragic to strategic. Annals of translational medicine. 3. 89. https://doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2305-5839.2015.01.31 Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Koushik, Kirthi & Kumar, Mohan & Alva, Ram & Harjani, Ritika & Sathyamurthy, Arvind. (2015). Comparison of manual and inverse optimisation techniques in high dose rate intracavitary brachytherapy of cervical cancer: A dosimetric study. Reports of Practical Oncology & Radiotherapy. 20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rpor.2015.05.003 Harjani, Ritika & Janaki, Mg & Mohankumar, S. & Tr, Arul Ponni & Alva, Ram & Koushik, Kirthi & Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Sathyamurthy, Arvind. (2015). Feasibility of Concurrent Chemoradiation in Cervical Cancer Patients Udayashankar, Avinash & Tr, Arul Ponni & Janaki, Mg & Koushik, Kirthi & Kumar, S. (2015). A prospective dosimetric and clinical comparison of acute hematological toxicities in three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy and intensity modulated radiation therapy with concurrent chemotherapy in carcinoma cervix. Journal of cancer research and therapeutics. 11. 83-7. https://doi.org/10.4103/0973-1482.151864 From Rural Background. Clinical Ovarian and Other Gynecologic Cancer. 30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogc.2014.12.003 Harjani, Ritika & Janaki, Mg & Krishnaswamy, Uma & Charith, Ram & Tr, Arul Ponni & Koushik, Kirthi & Somashekar, Mohan & Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Sathyamurthy, Arvind. (2014). Epworth Sleepiness Scale-a novel tool to assess somnolence syndrome in patients receiving radiotherapy to the brain. International Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology. 3. https://doi.org/10.14319/ijcto.0301.4 Sathyamurthy, Arvind & Manur, Janaki & Tr, Arul Ponni & Koushik, Kirthi & Alva, Ram & Somashekar, Mohan & Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Harjani, Ritika. (2014). A case of endometrial carcinoma with age related hyperkyphosis treated with definitive radiotherapy. International Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology. 3. 03016. https://doi.org/10.14319/ijcto.0301.6 Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Koushik, Kirthi & Kilara, Nalini & Gangoli, Aparna. (2014). Nasopharyngeal Synovial Sarcoma - An Oncological Surprise. International Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology. 2. 020412. https://doi.org/10.14319/ijcto.0204.12 Tr, Arul Ponni & Jagannatha, Aniruddha & Janaki, Mg & Harjani, Ritika & Koushik, Kirthi & Subramanian, Nirmala & Sowmya, Ramani & Varma, Ravi. (2014). Primary cerebello-pontine angle melanoma: a case report. International Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology. 2. 020315. https://doi.org/10.14319/ijcto.0203.15 Maka, Vinayak & Ch, Pushpa & Kilara, Nalini & Koushik, Kirthi. (2014). P0032 Induction chemotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer: Retrospective analysis of a single centre experience. European Journal of Cancer. 50. e17-e18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2014.03.076 Kannan, Ram Abhinav & Janaki, Mg & Tr, Arul Ponni & Koushik, Kirthi & Kumar, S. & Alva, Ram & Harjani, Ritika & Sathyamurthy, Arvind. (2013). Analysis of Late Radiation Proctitis Among Patients Treated for Cervical Cancer: A Comparative Study Between Linear Accelerator and Cobalt Teletherapy. Clinical Ovarian and Other Gynecologic Cancer. 6. 46-49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogc.2014.03.001

Specialisation

Head And Neck Cancer