Dr. Santosh Shivaswamy is practicing ENT * Head & Neck Surgeon in Bangalore for over a decade. He is one of North Bangalore's most highly trained specialists in his field. His education, training, and extensive experience give him special expertise in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of disorders of the ENT & Head and Neck .
Dr. Santosh Shivaswamy enjoys caring for patients of all ages regarding ear, nose and throat problems. He strives to stay current with medical knowledge and surgical skills in order to provide his patients with the best, up-to-date care available. He is interested in new technologies shown to improve patient health and quality of life. He is conservative when recommending significant intervention and medication or antibiotic usage, preferring at times to allow the body’s natural mechanisms, coupled with simple therapies, to improve health. He recognizes the patient’s indispensable role in health maintenance, and so treats patient education and dialogue as vital components of a successful patient-physician relationship.
Dr. Santosh Shivaswamy was born in Bangalore . The majority of his early education was in Bangalore ,he completed his Pre University form MES Kishore Kendra Bangalore. He attended College, culminating with his Medical graduation in 2001 from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences - Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College in Kolar. His post-doctoral studies included a Surgical -CTVS Internship from Sri Sathya Sai Institute Higher Medical Sciences ,Whitefield Bangalore. His Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Post graduation from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences - Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College in Kolar. He then continued his training with Dr. Mathew Dominic at Medical Trust Hospital, Ernakulum, Kerala.
Dr. Santosh Shivaswamy became a Diplomate of the National Board of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery in 2008. He then continued his training with the world renowned Dr. V. Anand at MCV ENT Trust Hospital, Pollachi, Coimbatore, TamilNadu. Dr. Santosh Shivaswamy completed an additional Fellowships in Laryngology and Advanced Middle ear Surgery at MCV ENT Trust Hospital, Pollachi, Coimbatore, TamilNadu . During this time, Dr. Santosh Shivaswamy authored or co-authored peer-reviewed abstracts/articles. He also developed particular interest in Airway surgeries & Cochlear Implant . During fellowship, he focused on advanced sinus surgeries, including management of frontal sinus disease, nasal and skull base tumors, cochlear Implant, pituitary surgery approaches, ophthalmological related procedures, and treatment of allergies. Many of these cases were performed in conjunction with neurosurgeons and ophthalmologists. He also enjoys treating the full gamut on ENT related issues from neck masses to ear surgery (Dura to PLeura ).
Upon his return to Bangalore , Dr.Santosh Shivaswamy began his practices in Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Fortis Hospital, HCG Hospital and Medident Clinic. Dr. Santosh is currently Senior Consultant at Manipal Hospital (previosly known as ColumbiaAsia) ,Hebbal ,Bangalore . Along with Manipal Clinic, Doddaballapur . Dr. Santosh Shivaswamy is affiliated with AudiENT / ENT Clinic , CBI road , RT Nagar . Dr.Santosh.S Started the cochlear implant program at Manipal Hospital (previosly known as ColumbiaAsia), Hebbal and has done several successful Surgeries .
He is a member of several professional organizations including the Association Of Otolaryngologists Of India, Indian Academy of Allergy, Indian Academy of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, Indian Association of Surgeons for Sleep Apnea (IASSA) , Indian Medical Association -Bangalore Karnataka State Medical Society and LIONs Club Bangalore .
Dr. Santosh frequently lectures on subjects of his expertise to medical societies .During his career, Dr. Santosh has become skilled at treating sinus disorders ,OSA , allergy, voice and Hearing /auditory problems as well as treatment of growths and tumors of the head and neck & skull base .