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DR. P. CHANDRA SEKHAR, M.D.S
PROFESSOR,

DEPARTMENT OF ORAL PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY

Email : [email protected]

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

MDS (Oral Pathology):

VMS Dental College, Salem
Vinayaka Missions University,
June, 2008

BDS:

Maruthi Dental College, Bangalore
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
September, 2003

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

  1.   ASSOCIATE EDITOR JOURNAL OF INDIAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION(JIDA)
  2.   EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER of JOURNAL OF Dr. NTRUHS
  3.   Associate editor Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology(JOMFP)
  4.   ASSOCIATE Editor Journal of orofacial Sciences (JOFS)

LIST OF SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS:

  1.   Chitipothu, M.D., Deepika Chowdary, S., Chandrashekar, P. , Nartey, N.O. Animal Models of Relevance to Dentistry. Open Access Library   Journal 2022; 9: e8673. https://doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1108673
  2.   Namburu JR, Babu Rajendra Santosh A, Shekar Poosarla Ch, Manthapuri S, Pinnaka M, Ramana Reddy Baddam V. Streptococcus Mutans-Specific Antimicrobial Peptide C16G2-Mediated Caries Prevention: A Review. Front Dent. 2022;19:17.
  3. Syed AK, Godavarthy DS, Kumar KK, Poosarla CS, Reddy GS, Reddy BV. Estimation of salivary superoxide dismutase, glutathione peroxidase, catalase individuals with and without tobacco habits.  J NTR Univ Health Sci 2021;10:27-32. 
  4. Ramya NJ, Shekar PC, Reddy BV. Reporting frequency of potentially malignant oral disorders and oral cancer: A 10- year retrospective data analysis in a teaching dental institution. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2020;9:124-31.
  5.   Alivelu D, Kattappagari KK, Mandapati J, Poosarla C, Gontu SR, Reddy Baddam VR. Quantitative analysis of microvessels density in different grades of oral squamous cell carcinoma. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2020;9:46-51.
  6.   Danda H, Pusarla PC, Reddy GS, Kumar KK, Chandra LP, Reddy BV. A quantitative expression of KI-67 to assess the malignant transformation potential in oral leukoplakia and erosive lichen planus. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2020;9:42-5.
  7.   Kuchimanchi PK, Chandrasekhar P, Manasa PL, Koneru G. Cystic echinococcus of head and neck: Anaphylactic dilemma and surgical considerations. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2019;8:62-6.
  8.   Venkat Naga SK, Shekar PC, Kattappagari KK, Prakash Chandra KL, Reddy GS, Ramana Reddy BV. Expression of cluster differentiation-44 stem cell marker in grades of oral epithelial dysplasia: A preliminary study. J Oral MaxillofacPathol2019;23:203-7.
  9.   Namburu Janaki Ramya, Poosarla Chandrashekar, B. V. Ramana Reddy.Interferon – Gamma in Health and Disease. Clinical Dentistry 2019;XIII;12-16.
  10.   Chowdary SD, Sekhar PC,Kattapagari KK, Deepthi CH, Neelima D, Reddy BV. A study to assess expression of human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 in oral squamous cell carcinoma using polymerase chain reaction. J Oral MaxillofacPathol2018;22:347-52
  11.   SrilalithaKaza, Lalith P.C Kantheti, Chandrasekhar Poosarla, Sridhar R Gontu, Kiran K Kattappagari, Venkat R.R Baddam. A study on the expression of CD44 adhesion molecule in oral squamous cell carcinoma and its correlation with tumor histological grading.JOrofac Sci 2018;10:42-9.
  12.   Chitipothu MD, Kattappagari KK, GodavarthyD,Poosarla C, Gountu SR, Baddam VR. A quantitative expression of Ki-67 to evaluate malignant transformation rate in potentially malignant disorders. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2018;7:185-9.
  13.   Kanneganti S, Kattappagari KK, Tanuja K,Chandra KL, Poosarla C, Baddam VR. Oral submucous fibrosis: Clinical and histopathological correlation of collagen fibers using Masson’s trichrome and Van Gieson stains. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2018;7:181-4.
  14.   Swetha G, Kattappagari KK, Poosarla CS, Chandra LP, Gontu SR, Reddy Badam VR. Quantitative analysis of dental age estimation by incremental line of cementum.J Oral MaxillofacPathol2018;22:138-42.
  15.   Syamala B, Chitturi RT, Chandrasekhar P, Prakash Chandra K L, Kumar K K, Ramana Reddy B V. Cytomorphometric analysis of exfoliated buccal cells to evaluate the malignant changes in individuals with tobacco smoking and chewing habits. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2017;6:143-8.
  16.   Gudiseva S, Santosh ABR, Chitturi R, Anumula V, Poosarla C, Baddam VRR. The role of mast cells in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Contemp Oncol (Pozn) 2017;21(1):21-29.
  17.   Arvind Babu Rajendra Santosh, Venkat Ramana Reddy Baddam, Chigurupati Anuradha, Chandrashekar Poosarla. Oral mucosal lesions in patients with pemphigus and pemphigoid skin diseases: a cross sectional study from southern India. Dentistry3000  2017;5(1): 1-7.
  18.   Molecular biology of head and neck cancer. Gudiseva S, Katappagari KK, Kantheti LP, Poosarla C, Gontu SR, Baddam VR. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2017;6:1-7.
  19.   Bala Subramanya Goutham, Sujatha Ramachandra, Kanika Singh Dhull,,Harish Kumar, CheshtaWalia,Chandra Shekar Poosarla. Age Estimation in Odisha Population Using Cemental Annulation Count: A Comparison of Bright Field, Phase-contrast, and Polarized Microscopy. J Int Oral Health 2016; 8(12):1065-106.
  20.   Kiran SS, Kaja SL, Kattapagari KK, Shekar PC, Teja CR, Reddy BV. Histomorphometric analysis of vascularity in oral epithelial dysplasia J NTR Univ Health Sci 2016;5: 281-5.
  21.   Anumula Vamsi Krishna Reddy, Inampudi Lavanya, Gudiseva Swetha, Poosarla Chandrashekar, Chiramana Sandeep. “Nanodentistry-A futuristic innovation”.International Journal of Current Research.2016; 8(05):30677-30682.
  22.   Indira M, Chandrashekar P, KattappagariKK,Chandra LK, Chitturi RT, Ramana Reddy BV. Author’s Reply. Indian J Dent Res 2016;27:109.
  23.   Kalyani KR, Kumar KK, Sekhar PC, Reddy GS, Prasad LK, Ramana Reddy BV. Analysis of palatal rugae patterns among two ethnic populations of Andhra Pradesh. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2016;5:44-8.
  24.   R Sujatha, Bala Subramanya Goutham, Kanika Singh Dhull, Indira Meda,Suvarna Manthapuri, Chandra Shekar Poosarla. Age Estimation Using Radiographic Stages of Third Molar in Odisha Population. J Int Oral Health 2016;8(2):238-242.
  25.   Ravi Teja Chitturi, Kiran Kumar Kattapagari, M Indira, G Sridhar Reddy, Chandrasekhar Poosarla, and Venkat Ramana Reddy Baddam.  A Study to Estimate Age Using Third Molar Development in a South Indian Population. Int J Dent Oral Health  1 (6): doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.16966/2378-7090.161.
  26.   Poosarla C, Rajendra Santosh AB, Gudiseva S, Meda I, Reddy Baddam VR. Histomolecular structural aspects of high endothelial vessels in lymph node and its significance in oral cancer and metastasis. North Am J Med Sci 2015;7:540-6.
  27.   Gudiseva Swetha, Poosarla Chandrasekhar, Ravi Teja Chitturi, Deepika, S. Kattapargi, Ramana Reddy. Telepathology-a breakthrough in diagnosis. International Journal of Current Research 2015, 7;(9): 20714-20718.
  28.   Keerthi M, Reddy GS, Shekar PC, Chandra KL, Kumar KK, Reddy BV. A study on isolation, identification, and antifungal susceptibility of various oral candidal species in renal transplant patients. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2015;4:170-5.
  29.   Swetha, P. Chandrashekar, K. Swetha, K. Kiran Kumar, Ch. Manideepthi, B.V.Ramana Reddy. A Comparative Study on Vascularity as a Prognostic Marker in Vari­ous Stages of Oral SubMucous Fibrosis Patients. . Indian journal of contemporary medical research 2015;2(3);667-670.
  30.   Deepthi Katuri, Kiran Kumar Kattappagari, Chandrashekar Pusarla, Ravi Teja C.S, Sridhar Reddy Gontu, Baddam Venkata Ramana Quantitative analysis of Cytokeratin 19 expression in Odontogenic keratocyst, Dentigerous cyst and Radicular cyst. Indian journal of applied research, 2015;5(8): 38-42.
  31.   M Indira, P Chandrashekar, Kiran Kumar Kattappagari, Lalith Prakash K Chandra, Ravi Teja Chitturi, Ramana Reddy BV. Evaluation of salivary glucose, amylase, and total protein in Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Indian J Dent Res 2015;26: 271-5.
  32.   Chandrashekar Poosarla, Maya Ramesh, K. Ramesh, S G.SekarBala, Murali Sundar .Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen in Premalignancy and Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2015,9(6): ZC39-ZC41.
  33.   V. S. Eswara Rao, Ravi Teja Chitturi, Kiran Kumar Kattappagari, Lalith Prakash Chandra Kantheti, Chandrasekhar Poosarla, Venkat Ramana Reddy Baddam. Impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on oral manifestations of patients with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in South India. Indian J Sex Transm Dis 2015;36:35‑9.
  34.   Arvind Babu R S, Chandrashekar P, Kumar K K, Reddy G S, Prakash Chandra K L, Rao V, Reddy B A study on oral mucosal lesions in 3500 patients with dermatological diseases in South India. Ann Med Health Sci Res 2014; 4 S2:84-93.
  35.   Ramachandra S, Shekar PC, Prasad S, Kumar KK, Reddy GS, Prakash KL, Reddy BV. Prevalence of odontogenic cysts and tumors: A retrospective clinico-pathological study of 204 cases. SRM J Res Dent Sci 2014;5: 170-3.
  36.   Reddy SG, Kumar KK, Sekhar CP, Reddy RB. Oral mucormycosis: Need for early diagnosis!!. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2014;3:145-7.
  37.   Reddy GS, Rao KE, Kumar KK, Sekhar PC, Prakash Chandra KL, Ramana Reddy BV. Diagnosis of oral cancer: The past and present. J Orofac Sci 2014;6:10-6.
  38.   Naga SD, Gundamaraju KK, Bujunuru SR, Navakoti P, Kantheti LC, Poosarla C. Prevalence of oral potentially malignant and malignant lesions at a tertiary level hospital in Hyderabad, India. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2014;3, Suppl S1:13-6.
  39.   Bakki SR, Kantheti LC, Kuruba KK, Poosarla C, Baddam VR, Mulakaluri RR. Candidal carriage, isolation and species variation in patients undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy for head and neck tumours. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2014;3:28-34.
  40.   Reddy R B, Shekar PC, Chandra KL, Aravind RS .Oral lesions associated with Nevirapine- induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis: A report of 10 cases.J Oral  MaxillofacPathol 2013; 17:431-5.
  41.   Sujatha R, Chandrashekar P, Kumar K K, Reddy G S, Chandra K L, Reddy BR. Differentiation of odontogenic keratocyst from radicular and dentigerous cysts by bcl-2 protein – An immunohistochemical study. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2013;2:186-90.
  42.   P Chandra Shekar .Are scientific conferences imparting science? J Orofac Sci, 2013; 5( 1 ): 1.
  43.   Arvind Babu RS, Chandrasekar P, Chandra KL, Reddy GS Kumar KK, Ramana Reddy BV .Immunofluorescence and its application in dermatopathology with oral manifestations: J Orofac Sci 2013; 5:2-8.
  44.   Reddy S G, Kanala S, Chigurupati A, Kumar S R, Poosarla C S, VenkatRamana R B The sensitivity and specificity of computerized brush biopsy and scalpel biopsy in diagnosis oral premalignant lesions: A comparative study.  J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2012; 16:349-53.
  45.   Sumanthi J, Reddy G S, Anuradha C, Shekar P C, Prasad L K, Reddy BR. A studyoncytomorphometricanalysisofexfoliativebuccalcells in irondeficiencyanemia Contemp Clin Dent 2012;3: S156-9.
  46.   Kumar K K, LalithPrakash C K, Sumanthi J, Reddy G S, Shekar P C, Reddy BVR. Biological role oflectins: A review. J OrofacSci2012;4:20-5.
  47.   Suvarna M, Anuradha C, Kumar KK, Sekhar PC, Lalith Prakash Chandra K, Ramana Reddy BV Cytomorphometric analysis of exfoliative buccal cells in type II diabetic patients..J NTR Univ Health Sci 2012; 1:33-7.
  48.   Kantheti LP, Reddy B, Ravikumar S, Anuradha Ch, Chandrasekhar P, Rajeswari MR. Isolation, identification, and carriage of candidal species in PHLAs and their correlation with immunological status in cases with and without HAART. J Oral MaxillofacPathol 2012;16(1):38-44.
  49.   Sujatha R., Anuradha Ch., Chandra Shekhar, Lalith Prakash Chandra. K., Sridhar Reddy. G., Reddy. BVR T-Cell Non-Hodgikin’s lymphoma of the palate in HIV seropositive patient – A case report & review. J.Orofac Sci. 3 (2), 2011; 55-60. 30.
  50.   Sujatha R., Chandra Shekhar P., Anuradha Ch., Reddy B.V.R Gene Therapy and its approaches in the treatment of Oral Cancer – A review..J.Orofac Sci. 3 (1), 2011; 53-56. 29.
  51.   Anuradha Ch., Chandra Shekar P., Sridhar Reddy G., Arvind babu R.S., Kiran Kumar K., Reddy B.V.R. Oral Mucosal Lichen Planus in Children – report of 3 cases. J.Orofac Sci. 3 (1), 2011; 20-23. 26.
  52.   Reddy B, Rani B S, Anuradha C H, Chandrasekhar P,Shamala R, Lingamaneni K P. Leiomyoma of the mandible in a child. J Oral MaxillofacPathol2011;15:101-4.
  53.   Suvarna M; LalithPrakashChandra K; ChandraSekhar P; Reddy BVR. – HPV Induced Head &NeckCancer – AnInsightintothe Molecular Pathogenesis”. J Orofac. Scie. 2(3) 2010: 72-76.
  54.   Sridhar Reddy V, Sumanthi J, Anuradha Ch, Chandrashekar P, LP Chandra K, Reddy BVR Oral Defensins – TheAntimicrobialPolypeptides. J Oro facScie. 2010; 2[2]:64-70.
  55.   eddy B, Sridhar G R, Anuradha C H, Chandrasekhar P,Lingamaneni K P. Malignant melanoma ofthe mandibular gingiva: A rareoccurrence. Indian J Dent Res 2010;21:302-5.
  56.   Chandrasekhar .P, Suvarna.M, Arvind Babu.RS, Anuradha .Ch, ShamalaRavikumar, Reddy.BVR. Lupus Erythematosus – A reportofthreecases.JOrofacSci 2010; 2(1):31-35.
  57.   Anuradha ,B.V.Ramana Reddy, M Suvarna, Chandra P.Sekhar, ShamalaRavikumar, Krishna L prasad. Persisent diffuse swelling of the upper lip – A case report. JIDA, 2010, 4(3): 94-96.
  58.   Shamala Ravi Kumar, P.Chandra Sekhar, Anuradha, B.V.Ramana Reddy. Oral mucosal Ulcerations – A review. Jr.of.Orofac.Scie. 2009; 1(2), 54-56.
  59.   ShamalaRaviKumar, Dr.Mohammad Pasha, Dr. P. Chandrasekhar, Dr.Ch.Anuradha Dental Plaque Biofilm: A common cause of persistent infections & recent approach. APSDJ 2009;3:46-48.
  60.   Kumar, Ch. Anuradha, P.Chandra Sekhar, K. Lalith Prakash Chandra, B.V.R Reddy. Nevirapine induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome – A case report. J Orofac.Scie. 2009; 1(1): 40-42.
  61.   Anuradha Ch., Lalith Prakash. K., Chandra Sekhar. P.,Shamala R., Reddy. B.V.R., MadhusudhanKasipathi. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma – A Rare Occurrence on the Gingiva – A Case Report. JPFA . 2009;23: 133-138.
  62.   V.Ramana Reddy, CH.Anuradha, Ajay K.Benerjee, Chandra P.Sekhar, Shoba B.Rani, Sridhar G.Reddy, Shamal Ravi kumar. Secondary Sjogren’s Syndrome – A Case Report. JIDA, 2009;3(4) : 127-129.