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Ph.D. (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery):

Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada.
October, 2019

MDS (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery):

Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, Guntur,
Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada.
April, 2011


P.M.N.M.D.C.H., Bagalkot.
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.
September, 2002

Professional appointments and achievements:

  1.   Editor In Chief- Journal of Interdisciplinary Dental Sciences
  2.   Editor In Chief- NSS Magazine
  3.   Editorial Board member- Journal of Dental Problems and Solutions
  4.   Editorial Board member- Stomatological Disease and Science
  5.   National Service Scheme Program Coordinator, Functioning of National Service Scheme, Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences.
  6.   Advisory committee of MVSc, Ph.D students of Veterinary Anatomy, Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University.
  7.   Advisory committee member, Functioning of National Service Scheme, Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences
  8.   Member, Cyber security Assist in cybercrime case, Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, India
  9.   Area Program Officer, National Service Scheme, Liaison officer between University and Units, Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences
  10.   ICMR-International Travel fellowship, Indian Council of Medical Research – Govt. of India.
  11.   State Level National Service Scheme- Best Program Officer – 2017-18, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, State NSS Cell, Higher Education Department, Amravati. India.
  12.   AvishkarResearch Award -2012, Maharashtra university of health sciences, Nasik, Maharashtra, India.
  13. SPOC Swayam NPTEL Portal – Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, A.P., Vijayawada.
  14. Nodal Officer and Cultural Coordinator – AIU – Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, A.P., Vijayawada.
  15. ICMR-International Travel fellowship – Indian Council of Medical Research  – Govt. of India – Year 2020
  16. Global Teacher award – AKS Global Pvt. Ltd. – Year 2021
  17. NSS – Netrutva Award – As a University Coordinator – 2021 – KRISHA Foundation, Mumbai, India.
  18. Best Teacher Award in the Category of Professor in Health Education by Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh in 2022.
  19. Best NSS Program Coordinator Award by Department of Higher Education, NSS Cell, Velagapudi, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh in 2022.
  20. Received Best Oral Health Corporate connect research with a cash award of 1 lakh 11 thousand Rs.1,11,111/- organised by Kalmegh Dental College , Nagpur 2023.
  21. Delivered Invited Lecture at Samba 2023 Smart and Advanced Biomaterials for Medical application at Periyar Nagar city, Salem.
  22. Attended OHIC (Oral Health Innovation Conclave) 2023 at Delhi and exhibited the Innovative products.


  1. Kattimani Vivekanand; Alekhya Donipudi Lakshmi Durga; Pathralapati Sahithi; Sojin Shilpa Susan; Patel Shikha; Prabhakar Chinmayi; Dixit Heena. Knowledge, Attitude, Perception, and Practices towards Disposal of Sanitary Napkins among Young Females: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences 2024 Feb;16(Suppl 1):S637-S640, February. | DOI: 10.4103/jpbs.jpbs_908_23
  2. Kattimani V, Panneerselvam E, Tiwari R, Panga GSK, Sreeram RR. An Overview of Systematic Reviews on the Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. J Maxillofac Oral Surg. 2023 Dec;22(4):781-793. doi: 10.1007/s12663-023-02051-x. Epub 2023 Nov 17. PMID: 38105854; PMCID: PMC10719205.
  3. Babu MV, Debnath DJ, Tripathi M, Samatha Y, Shankar S, Kattimani V, Manikam DV, Kumar P. The Post-Vaccination Quantitative Total Immunoglobulin Levels against SARS-CoV-2 in Healthcare Workers: A Multi-Centric Cohort Study in India. Vaccines (Basel). 2022 Sep 15;10(9):1535. doi: 10.3390/vaccines10091535. PMID: 36146613; PMCID: PMC9500680.
  4. Raj HK, Mohan TK, Kattimani V, Sreerama R, Ramya Y, Inampudi CK. Evaluation of Immediately Loaded Parallel Conical Connection Implants with Platform Switch in the Maxillary Esthetic Zone: A Prospective Clinical Study. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2022 Apr 1;23(4):405-414. PMID: 35945833.
  5. Ganesan V, Meiyazhagan G, Devaraj M, Kandasamy S, Manogaran P, Suresh Kumar G, Raji G, Kattimani VS, Easwaradas Kreedapathy G. Repurposing the Antibacterial Activity of Etoposide─A Chemotherapeutic Drug in Combination with Eggshell- Derived Hydroxyapatite. ACS Biomater Sci Eng. 2022 Feb 14;8(2):682-693. doi: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c01481. Epub 2022 Jan 20. PMID: 35050575.
  6. Mathew P, Kattimani VS, Tiwari RVC, et al. New Classification System for Cleft Alveolus: A Computed Tomographybased Appraisal. J Contemp Dent Pract 2020;21(8):942–948.
  7. Muthu, G. Suresh Kumar, V.S. Kattimani, V. Viswabaskaran, E.K. Girija, Optimization of a lab scale and pilot scale conversion of eggshell biowaste into hydroxyapatite using microwave reactor. Ceramics International 46 (2020) 25024–25034
  8. Kattimani VS, Jairaj A, Govindan NO, et al. Quality Assessment of Systematic Reviews of Temporomandibular Joint Ankylosis Surgical Treatment Outcomes. J Contemp Dent Pract 2020;21(3):337–349.
  9. Muthu, M. Gowri, G. Suresh Kumar, V.S. Kattimani, E.K. Girija, Repurposing of antidepression drug sertraline for antimicrobial activity against Staphylococcus aureus: A potential approach for the treatment of osteomyelitis, New Journal of Chemistry, Volume 43, 2019, Pages 5315-5324. Impact factor- 3.069.
  10. Vidhya, D. Muthu, G. Suresh Kumar, V.S. Kattimani, E.K. Girija, Eggshell derived mesoporous biphasic calcium phosphate for biomedical applications using rapid thermal processing, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, Issue 5, Volume 16, 2019, Pages 1932-1943, Impact factor- 1.074.
  11. Kattimani VS, Prathigudupu RS, Jairaj A, Khader MA, Rajeev K, Khader AA. Role of Synthetic Hydroxyapatite-In Socket Preservation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2019 Aug 1;20(8):987-993. PubMed PMID: 31797859.
  12. Kattimani V, Lingamaneni KP, Yalamanchili S, Mupparapu M. Use of eggshell-derived nano-hydroxyapatite as novel bone graft substitute-A randomized controlled clinical study. J Biomater Appl. 2019 Oct;34(4):597-614. doi: 10.1177/0885328219863311. Epub 2019 Jul 19. PubMed PMID: 31324126.
  13. Kattimani V, Tiwari RVC, Gufran K, Wasan B, Shilpa PH, Khader AA. Botulinum Toxin Application in Facial Esthetics and Recent Treatment Indications (2013-2018). J IntSocPrev Community Dent. 2019 Mar-Apr;9(2):99-105. doi: 10.4103/jispcd. JISPCD_430_18. Epub 2019 Apr 12. Review. PubMed PMID: 31058058; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6489509.
  14. Kattimani VS, Lingamaneni KP. Natural bioceramics: our experience with changing perspectives in the reconstruction of maxillofacial skeleton. J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019 Feb;45(1):34-42. doi: 10.5125/jkaoms.2019.45.1.34. Epub 2019 Feb 26. PubMed PMID: 30847295; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6400697.
  15. Vidhya, G. Suresh kumar, Vivekanand S. kattimani, E. K. Girija. Comparative study of hydroxyapatite prepared from eggshells and synthetic precursors by microwave irradiation method for medical applications. Materials Today: Proceedings 15 (2019) 344–352.
  16. Tiwari R, Chakravarthi PS, Kattimani VS, Lingamaneni KP. A Perioral Soft Tissue evaluation after Orthognathic Surgery Using Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Scan. Open Dent J. 2018 Apr 30;12:366-376. Doi: 10.2174/187421060 1812010366. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 29875889; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5958298.
  17. Kattimani VS, Sridhar M, Shaik TNS. Simplified Technique to Change the Endotracheal Tube from Nasal to Oral Cavity. J Maxillofac Oral Surg. 2017 Sep;16(3):392-394. doi: 10.1007/s12663-016-0908-4. Epub 2016 Apr 28. PubMed PMID: 28717301; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5493543.
  18. Shaik TNS, Meka S, Ch PK, Kolli NND, Chakravarthi PS, Kattimani VS, L KP. Evaluation of modified nasal to oral endotracheal tube switch-For modified alar base cinching after maxillary orthognathic surgery. J Oral BiolCraniofac Res. 2017 May-Aug;7(2):75-80. doi: 10.1016/j.jobcr.2017.03.008. Epub 2017 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 28706779; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5497328.
  19. Susmita A, Kolli NN, Meka S, Chakravarthi SP, Kattimani VS, Lingamaneni KP, Shaik LS. An Evaluation of Use of Botulinum Toxin Type A in the Management of Dynamic Forehead Wrinkles – A Clinical Study. J ClinDiagn Res. 2016 Oct;10(10):ZC127-ZC131. Epub 2016 Oct 1. PubMed PMID: 27891474; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5121792.
  20. Shaik LS, Meka S, Kattimani VS, Chakravarthi SP, Kolli NN, Lingamaneni KP, Avvaru S, Tiwari R. The Effect of Ridge Expansion on Implant Stability in Narrow Partially Edentulous Ridges – A Preliminary Clinical Study. J ClinDiagn Res. 2016 Sep;10(9):ZC28-ZC33. Epub 2016 Sep 1. PubMed PMID: 27790575; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5072075.
  21. Chakravarthi PS, Ganta A, Kattimani VS, Tiwari RV. Adult immunization-Need of the hour. J IntSocPrev Community Dent. 2016 Jul-Aug;6(4):272-7. doi: 10.4103/2231-0762.186797. Review. PubMed PMID: 27583212; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4981926.
  22. Kattimani VS, Tiwari RV, Pandi SC, Meka S, Lingamaneni KP. Disaster Management and the Role of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons. J ClinDiagn Res. 2015 Dec;9(12):JE01-4. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/14436.6892. Epub 2015 Dec 1. Review. PubMed PMID: 26816920; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4717677.
  23. Kattimani VS, Chakravarthi PS, Prasad LK. Biograft Block Hydroxyapatite: A Ray of Hope in the Reconstruction of Maxillofacial Defects. J Craniofac Surg. 2016 Jan;27(1):247-52. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002252. PubMed PMID: 26745193
  24. Kattimani V, Lingamaneni KP, Chakravarthi PS, Kumar TS, Siddharthan A. Eggshell-Derived Hydroxyapatite: A New Era in Bone Regeneration. J Craniofac Surg. 2016 Jan;27(1):112-7. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002288. PubMed PMID: 26674907.
  25. Chakravarthi PS, Kattimani VS, Prasad LK, Satish PR. Juxtacortical osteosarcoma of the mandible: Challenges in diagnosis and management. Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Jan-Jun;6(1):127-31. doi: 10.4103/0975-5950.168232. PubMed PMID: 26668470; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4668724.
  26. Suresh M, Ratnaditya A, Kattimani VS, Karpe S. One Phase versus Two Phase Treatment in Mixed Dentition: A Critical Review. J Int Oral Health. 2015 Aug;7(8):144-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 26464559; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4588783.
  27. Sreeram RR, Prasad LK, Chakravarthi PS, Devi NN, Kattimani VS, Sreeram SK. Evaluation of Hi-Tec Implant Restoration in Mandibular First Molar Region- A Prospective Clinical Study. J ClinDiagn Res. 2015 Aug;9(8):ZC75-9. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/14425.6355. Epub 2015 Aug 1. PubMed PMID: 26436053; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4576647.
  28. Chakravarthi PS, Peravali RK, Kattimani V. Paget’s Disease in Mandible: A Rare Occurrence in an Indian Sub-Continent. J ClinDiagn Res. 2015 Mar;9(3):ZJ02-3. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/11468.5708. Epub 2015 Mar 1. PubMed PMID: 25954722; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4413172.
  29. Sreeramaneni SK, Kattimani VS. Orbito-rhino-antro access osteotomy for anterior skull base lesions. J ClinDiagn Res. 2014 Nov;8(11):ZD19-21. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2014/9776.5189. Epub 2014 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 25584335; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4290352.
  30. Kattimani VS, Chakravarthi SP, Neelima Devi KN, Sridhar MS, Prasad LK. Comparative evaluation of bovine derived hydroxyapatite and synthetic hydroxyapatite graft in bone regeneration of human maxillary cystic defects: a clinico-radiological study. Indian J Dent Res. 2014 Sep-Oct;25(5):594-601. doi: 10.4103/0970-9290.147100. PubMed PMID: 25511058.
  31. Kattimani VS, Chakravarthi PS, Kanumuru NR, Subbarao VV, Sidharthan A, Kumar TS, Prasad LK. Eggshell derived hydroxyapatite as bone graft substitute in the healing of maxillary cystic bone defects: a preliminary report. J Int Oral Health. 2014 Jun;6(3):15-9. Epub 2014 Jun 26. PubMed PMID: 25083027; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4109239.
  32. Subbarao VV, Regalla RR, Santi V, Anita G, Kattimani VS. Interarch tooth size relationship of Indian population: does Bolton’s analysis apply? J Contemp Dent Pract. 2014 Jan 1;15(1):103-7. PubMed PMID: 24939274.
  33. Regalla RR, Jadav C, Babu DA, Sriram RR, Sriram SK, Kattimani VS. Evaluation and comparison of quantity and pattern of fluoride release from orthodontic adhesives: an in vitro study. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2014 Jan 1;15(1):99-102. PubMed PMID: 24939273.
  34. Kurien S, Kattimani VS, Sriram RR, Sriram SK, Rao V K P, Bhupathi A, Bodduru RR, N Patil N. Management of pregnant patient in dentistry. J Int Oral Health. 2013 Feb;5(1):88-97. Epub 2013 Feb 26. Review. PubMed PMID: 24155583; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3768073.
  35. Kattimani VS, Bajantai NV, Sriram SK, Sriram RR, Rao VK, Desai PD. Observer strategy and radiographic classification of healing after grafting of cystic defects in maxilla: a radiological appraisal. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2013 Mar 1;14(2):227-32. PubMed PMID: 23811650.
  36. Tejo SK, Kumar AG, Kattimani VS, Desai PD, Nalla S, Chaitanya K K. A comparative evaluation of dimensional stability of three types of interocclusal recording materials-an in-vitro multi-centre study. Head Face Med. 2012 Oct 5;8:27. doi: 10.1186/1746-160X-8-27. PubMed PMID: 23039395; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3489718.
  37. Ghanta RK, Kattimani V, Koneru V, Dandamudi S. Glossopharyngeal neuralgia due to ectatic anterior inferior cerebellar artery. Neurol India. 2012 Jul-Aug;60(4):442-4. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.100731. PubMed PMID: 22954993.
  38. Gandi LN, Kattimani VS, Gupta AV, Chakravarthi VS, Meka SS. Prospective blind comparative clinical study of two point fixation of zygomatic complex fracture using wire and mini plates. Head Face Med. 2012 Mar 6;8:7. doi: 10.1186/1746-160X-8-7. PubMed PMID: 22390884; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3342088.
  39. Chakravarthi PS, Ghanta R, Kattimani V. Microvascular decompression treatment for trigeminal neuralgia. J Craniofac Surg. 2011 May;22(3):894-8. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0b013e31821a07b7. PubMed PMID: 21558885.
  40. Prasad LK, Chakravarthi PS, Sridhar M, Ramakumar Y, Kattimani V. Nonsyndromic Bilateral Maxillary and Unilateral Mandibular Multiple Dentigerous Cysts in a Young Girl: Report of a Rare Case. Int J ClinPediatr Dent. 2010 Sep-Dec;3(3):219-23. doi: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1082i. Epub 2010 Sep 15. PubMed PMID: 27616848; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4993832.
  41. M Sridhar, VivekanandKattimani, L Krishna Prasad.”Third molar surgery with primary closure and tube drainage comparative clinical study.” Indian Dentist Research and Review. December 2010, 62-64
  42. ParkhedkarRambahu, Amrita Pandita, Teerthesh Jain,Syed WajhiuddinHashmi, VivekanandKattimani.“Rehabilitation of Severely Resorbed Maxilla with Zygomatic Implants: A Review” AP state Dental journal, Oct 2012-Issue 4-Vol 5- 506-508.
  43. ParkhedkarRambahu, Amrita Pandita, Teerthesh Jain,Syed WajhiuddinHashmi, VivekanandKattimani. “Recent advances in articulators” AP state Dental journal, Oct 2012-Issue 4-Vol 5- 519-523.
  44. TejoSampath Kumar, Priti D Desai, Vivekanand S Kattimani, Sameer Parhad. “Effect of disinfectant agents on linear dimensional stability of three denture base resins- Anvitro study”. AP state Dental journal, July 2012-Issue 3-Vol 5-485-487.
  45. K R Hari,  NamrataPatil,NagarajuBachu, M Bhanu Prasad,S.kattimani. “Geriatric Oncology-A necessity for the next generation”. AP state Dental journal, July 2012-Issue 3-Vol 5-462-464.
  46. Anita Kale, Yogesh Kale, Vivekanand.S.kattimani, Kirankumar M “Revascularisation of pulp: A new treatment protocol for immature permanent tooth with apical periodontitis” AP state Dental journal, April 2012-Issue 2-Vol 5-438-441.
  47. LaxmiGandi, Vivekanand S Kattimani“Three-Dimensional bone plating system in the management of mandibular fractures-a clinical study”. Annals and essences of dentistry. Jun 2012; Vol IV: issue 2:104-110.
  48. PrashanthDeshapande, “Retrieval of broken NiTi rotary instrument using ultrasonic device under surgical microscope – A case report”. AP state Dental journal, Jan 2012-Issue 1-Vol 5-384-386.
  49. A H Praveen, R Triveni, AmitByatnal, VivekanandKattimani “Eagle’s syndrome- A review with case report”AP state Dental journal, Jan 2012-Issue 1-Vol 5-387-388.
  50. PrashanthDeshapande, VivekanandKattimani “Report of two root canals in one root of mandibular canine- an anatomic rare variation” AP state Dental journal. Jan 2012-Issue 1-Vol 5-415-416.
  51. LaxmiGandi, Vivekanand S Kattimani“Burkett’s Lymphoma- rare presentation of a rare Tumor”– AP state Dental journal October 2011-issue 4-vol 4-337-39.
  52. LaxmiGandi, Vivekanand S Kattimani, K Surekha “New Innovation in Mandibular Fracture Fixation -The 2.0 locking plate System- an advancement In Dentistry- A Review”. AP state Dental journal, Jan 2011-Issue 1-Vol 4-217-218.
  53. Suprakash B, SrinivasChakravarthi, Vivekanand K, Krishna Prasad L “Ultrasound as first-line diagnostic tool in the management of acute odontogenic infection of facial spaces.” Jr of Orofacial sciences. May 2009, 9-13.
  54. L Krishna Prasad, P S Chakravarthy, M Sridhar, Ramakumar, S Sumanth Krishna, Vivekanand SK“An evaluation of various surgical treatment modalities in the management of oral submucous fibrosis -a clinical study.” Jr of orofacial sciences. January 2009, 17-20.
  55. SrinivasChakravarthi, V TathaRao, L Krishna Prasad, Kalyan, Vivekanand S. Kattimani”Basal cell adenoma – A rare presentation of Parotid swelling – A case report and review of the literature.” Jr of orofacial sciences. January 2009, 13-16.