Takkellapadu, Guntur
863 -2292149
Takkellapadu, Guntur
+863 -2292149

DR. B. VIKRAM SIMHA, M.D.S
READER,

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY

Email : [email protected]

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

PG Diploma in Hospital & Healthcare Management (PGDHHM):
Symbiosis Centre for Health Care, Pune
2017

MDS (Public Health Dentistry):

Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, Guntur,
Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh,
October 2013.

PG Diploma in Medico Legal Systems (PGDMLS):
Symbiosis Centre for Health Care, Pune
2017

BDS:

Saveetha dental college and hospitals, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University,
March 2010.

Appointments and achievements:

  1.   Appointed as editorial board member of open access NSS magazine – August 2020
  2.   Appointed as NSS program officer – Feb 2020
  3.   Elected as Vice President of IDA Guntur branch, December 2019 to 2020 December
  4.   Elected as E.C Member IDA Guntur branch, December 2017 to 2018 December.
  5.   Section Editor for SRM Journal of Research in Dental Sciences, November 2016.

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Kadnikatla P, Pandraveti RR, Bommireddy V, Darisi R, Kapalavayi A, Karra SR. Differential manifestation of COVID-19 anxiety and adherence to precautionary measures as function of socioeconomic status: A longitudinal study in coastal Andhra Pradesh. J Prim Spec 2021;2:85-90
  2. Parimi N, Bikkina N, Bommireddy V, Chandu VC, Anupama BR, Gowthami M. Evaluation of dimensionality and reliability of the Autonomy over smoking scale among south Indian smokers. J Orofac Sci 2022;4:35-40.
  3.  MounikaDuddukuri, BommireddyVikramsimha, DarisiRaghudeep, AbhilashGade, SnehaManguluru, AnandBabu B. Effectiveness of school health education program on personal hygiene among secondary school children in rural Guntur- A pre and post design. Ijmhs2021;11(03): 1578-1587
  4.   ShalluBansal, K Harish Chowdary, K Srikanth Reddy, BommireddyVikramsimha, SoumyaJha, KhazaSheroze Ahmed. Effectiveness of N95 Respirator versus Surgical Mask against Sars-Cov2 – Systemic Review and Meta Analysis. Annals of R.S.C.B 2021;25(02): 213 – 225
  5.   ViswaC Chandu, ViswanathVadapalli, SrinivasPachava, Yamuna Marella, VikramSimhaBommireddy, SrinivasRavoori. Development and evaluation of a new oral health literacy instrument among Telugu speaking population: The Indian oral health literacy measure. Indian J Dent Res 2020;31:862-871
  6.   Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli, SrinivasPachava, SrinivasRavoori, VikramSimhaBommireddy, DevakiTalluri, PranotiHiralkar. Documentation of Oral Health Care Seeking Behavior and Influencing Factors through Community Consultations in the Field Practice Area of a Teaching Dental Institution. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry 2020; 18(02):173-178.
  7.   Sridevi V, VikramSimha B, Gayathri Naidu SS, Chowdary KH, Yaragani A, Sree YS. Awareness on Bioterrorism among qualified dentists in a teaching dental institution in southern India. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2020;9:32-36.
  8.   TalluriDevaki, Krishna PriyaMallikapuram, BommireddyVikramSimha, ViswaChaitanyaChandu, Nijampatnam P. M. Pavani, RavooriSrinivas. Attitudes and Perceived Barriers in Geriatric Dental Care among Undergraduate Dental Students in Capital Region of Andhra Pradesh. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2020;18:134-138.
  9.   Bommireddy VS, Gayathri Naidu SS, Kondapalli TP, Kommineni HC, Madem R, Padagala GM. Oral hygiene habits, oral health status, and oral health care seeking behaviors among spinning mill workers in Guntur district: A cross-sectional study. J Family Med Prim Care 2020;9:3025-3029.
  10.   Naidu, SaiSiva Naga Gayathri; Simha, Vikram B.; Mohan, Koka Krishna; Madem, Rammohan; Chowdary, Kommineni Harish Effectiveness of calcium hydroxide in reducing bacterial load comparing with chemo-mechanical preparation- A systematic review Journal of Indian Dental Association 2019;13(11), 28-34.
  11.   SrinivasRavoori, Parveen Sultana Shaik, Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli, Nijampatnam P. M. Pavani, DeepikaJasti, VikramSimhaBomireddy. Awareness and knowledge on oral cancer in a population of urban slum area in Guntur city. International Journal of Preventive and Clinical Dental Research 2019; 6(04): 83-85.
  12.   Bonu SK, Pachava S, Bommireddy VS, RavooriS.Physical activity among dentists in neo-capital area of a South Indian State: A cross-sectional study. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2019; 17:152-6.
  13.   YaswithaJampani, KandukuriDeepika, B VikramSimha, LodagalaAsha, KasarneniviNamratha. Self-reported oral health knowledge, Behavior and Attitude among students of a dental institution in a neo-capital region, Andhra Pradesh Clinical Dentistry 2019; 13: 12-20.
  14.   Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli, SrinivasRavoori, VikramSimhaBommireddy, SrinivasPachava. Awareness and attitude toward pictographs on tobacco products: A population based study infield practice area. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2019; 61(01), January-February 2019: 65-69.
  15.   Gayathri, L. Gayathri, D. SravyaSai, VikramSimhaBommireddy, Y. Suresh Chand. Dental student’sperspective towards a learning environment and in determining the learning barriers. Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences 2019; 8(01):42-47.
  16.   Nijampatnam P. M. Pavani, PachavaSrinivas, Nandita Rani Kothia, ViswaChaitanyaChandu, VikramSimhaBommireddy, SrinivasRavoori. Differences in Oral Health Status Leading to Tooth Mortality Based on Socioeconomic Stratification: A Cross-sectional Study. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry 2019; 17(03):181-185.
  17.   VenkatRamanaBaddam, VikramSimhaBommireddy, LalithPrakash Chandra Kantheti, Krishna Prasad Lingamaneni, DevakiTalluri, Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli, SrinivasRavoori. Snapshot of Oral Health Related Taboos among South Indian Tribes. International Dental Journal 2019: 69 (Suppl. 1): 27-37.
  18.   LalithPrakashChandrKantheti, VikramSimhaBommireddy, HemasameeraBudida, Kiran Kumar Kattappagari, BhavanaDurgaKolli, SowjanyaSheelaKamarabathina, VydehiMullapudi, GnanaSaritahKumariPanga, Jhansi Patnala, TejaswiniVakamullu, SatyamaduriVeligatla. Self Reported Oral Health Knowledge, Behaviour and Attitude among Dental Students. International Dental Journal 2019; 69 (Suppli.1):2-26.
  19.   VirkamSimhaBommireddy, ViswaChaitanyaChandu. Are the Danger Bells Ringing? Case of Indian Dental Education. International Dental Journal 2019; 69 (Suppli.1):48-68.
  20.   Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli, RavuriSrinivas, B. VikramSimha, TalluriDevaki, V. Viswanath, SrinivasPachava, ViswaChaitanyaChandu. Utilization of health services in TenaliMandal, Andhra Pradesh‑A cross‑sectional study. J Family Med Prim Care 2019; 8:2997-3004.
  21.   Gouthami, Tunuguntla&Kollata, Sushuma&venkata, krishnam& Reddy, Ambica&Bommireddy, Simha.. Empirical Role Of Salivary Parameters In Diagnosis Of Type II Diabetes Mellitus – “A Case Control Study”. Journal of Indian Dental Association 2019; 23-28.
  22.   DarisiRaghudeep, SrinivasRavoori , VikramSimha B , ViswaChaitanya , SnehaMaguluru , DuddukuriMounika. Perception of Stress among Clinical Undergraduates in a Dental Institution in the Neo Capital Region of Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology 2018; 3(01):266-275
  23.   SnehaMaguluru, BommireddyVikramSimha, ChanduViswaChaitanya, DarisiRaghudeep, DuddukuriMounika and GadeAbhilash. Effectiveness of First aid training among high school students in rural Guntur: A pre and post design. International Journal of Current Advanced Research 2018;7(02);9872-9877.
  24.   AbhilashGade, ViswaChaitanyaChandu, VikramSimhaBommireddy, RaghudeepDarisi, SnehaManguluru, MounikaDuddukuri. Assessment of learning preferences among dental students in Andhra Pradesh: a cross sectional study. International journal of scientific research and education 2018;6(02):7835-7840.
  25.   SrinivasRavuri, SirishaNeturiRosi, VikramSimhaBommireddy, DevakiTalluri. Prevalence, Knowledge, Attitude, Practices of Needle stick injuries during clinical training among undergraduate dental students. Journal of Indian Dental Association 2018; 12(3): 12-15.
  26.   Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli, SrinivasPachava, SrinivasRavoori, VikramSimhaBommireddy, Nijampatnam P M Pavani, Ajit Kumar Dabbiru. Contemporary Situation of Dental Education in India. International Journal of Preventive and Clinical Dental Research 2018;5(1):1-5.
  27.   Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli, SrinivasPachava, SrinivasRavoori, VikramSimha B, ShaikParveen Sultana. Assessment of Literature on Dental Education in India -A Spellbinding Apotheosis. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research 2018;7(04), 9-27.
  28.   Vikram S. Bommireddy, RamyaMalireddy, AshaLodagala, Viswa C. Chandu, Nandita R. Kothia, Ambica Reddy. Denture care practices and perceived denture status among complete denture wearers in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh: A cross sectional study. Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences 2018; 7(2):98-102.
  29.   Occupational Hazards in Dentistry and Preventing Them. Chinta Siva Naga Yasaswi, NeerisettyPrasanthi, BommireddyVikram Simha1, TirumalaDabburi, Kommineni Harish Chowdary, Yaddanapalli Suresh Chand. International Journal of Medical Reviews 2018; 5(2):60–67.
  30.   Ambica Reddy, Vikram S. Bommireddy, SrinivasPachava, Viswa C. Chandu, Suresh C. Yaddanapalli, AshaLodagala. HIV knowledge, attitude, and practices among nursing students in Guntur city. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2018; 7: 162-167.
  31.   VikramsimhaBommireddy, SrinivasPachava, Viswanath V, DevakiTalluri, SrinivasRavoori, Suresh Sanikommu. Oral health care seeking behaviors and influencing factors among south Indian rural adults: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry 2017;15(3) .
  32.   Reddy Ambica, VikramSimahaBommireddy, Ravikumar.P, SrinivasRavoori. Aesthetic rehabilitation of a grossly mutilated maxillary incisor – A Clinical Report. Clinical Dentistry 2017;10:26-29
  33.   RavindraBabuLakkaraju, Vikram Reddy Guntakandla, Jagadish Reddy Gooty, Raja BabuPalaparthy, Ravi KiranVundela, VikramsimhaBommireddy. “Three-Dimensional Printing” – A New Vista for Periodontal Regeneration: A Review. International Journal of Medical Reviews 2017; 4(3):81–85.
  34.   Vikramsimha B, Krishna Mohan Koka, Srinivas P, Srinivas R, Suresh S, , ViswaChaitanyaChandu. Dental Service Utilization: Patterns and Barriers among Rural Elderly in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research 2016;10(3): ZC43-ZC47
  35.   GhantaBhanuKiran, SrinivasPachava, Suresh Sanikommu, BommireddyVikramSimha, RavuriSrinivas, VinnakotaNarayanaRao. Evaluation of dent-O-myths among adult population living in a rural region of Andhra Pradesh, India: A cross–sectional study.  Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences 2016;5(2):
  36.   VikramSimhaBommireddy, SrinivasPachava, Suresh Sanikommu, NarayanaRaoVinnakota, DevakiTalluri, BhanuKiranGhanta. Infection control measures among dental practitioners in a Southern state of India: A cross‑sectional study. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry 2016;14(3).
  37.   Narayanarao V, Vikramsimha B, Srinivas P, Srinivas R, Suresh S, DrDevaki T. Assessment of Periodontal Health Among Jail Inmates of Guntur city Andhra Pradesh- a Cross sectional study. Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences 2016; 5(3):200-203.
  38.   Srinivas R., Dr. VikramSimha B., Dr. Sandhya Y., Dr. Ramya M., and Dr. Vinathi Reddy. The Prevalence of Tobacco Habits and Knowledge of Its Health Implications among Spinning Mill Workers in South – Eastern District of Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Current Research 2016; 8(10):40052-40055.
  39.   T. Devaki, Dr. B. Vikramsimha, Dr. M. Ramya, Dr. R. Srinivas, Dr. Y. Suresh Chand. KAP Study Regarding Needle Stick Injuries among Nursing College Students –A Cross Sectional Study. International Journal of Current Research 2016;8(10): 40076-40080.
  40.   SrinivasRavoori, NarayanaRao V., VikramSimha B., Sirisha N. R., Devaki T., Chandrasekar T., Awareness on Dental Fluorosis among School Leaving Children in an Endemic Fluoride Area of South East Indian State, International Journal Of Innovative Research & Development 2015; 4(1).
  41.   Utilization of Dental Services in Adult Population in Southern India. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 1): 176-227.
  42.   Narayanaraovinnakota, devakitalluri, srinivaspachava, srinivasravoori, sureshsanikommu, vikramsimhabommireddy. Oral health knowledge of accredited social health activist-coastal india. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 1): 1-57.
  43.   Devakitalluri, narayanaraovinnakota, srinivaspachava, srinivasravoori, sureshsanikommu, vikramsimaha. Management of dental injuries by south indian medical professionals. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 1):58-117.
  44.   Srinivasravoori, devakitalluri, narayanaraovinnakota, srinivaspachava, sureshsanikommu, vikramsimha. Knowledge, attitude, practices of needle stick injuries among dental students. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 1):58-117.
  45.   Bhanukiran, devakitalluri, narayanavinnakota, srinivaspachava, sureshsanikommu, vikramsimhabommireddy. Teaching dental ethics: shouldn’t it be practice. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 1): 58-11.
  46.   Vikramsimhabommireddy, viswachaitanyachandu, srinivasravoori, narayanaraovinnakota, devakitalluri, sureshsanikommu, srinivaspachava. Dental service utilization among elderly in south indian district. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 2): 1-54.
  47.   SrinivasRavoori, VikramsimhaBommireddy, NarayanaRaoVinakota, DevakiTalluri. Prevalence, Knowledge on Ill Effects and Intentions to Quit Tobacco. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 2): 108-161.
  48.   Manoj Kumar Yasangi, DhanalakshmiMannem, VikramSimhaBommireddy , SirishaNeturi, SrinivasRavoori, Jyothi, Comparative Evaluation of Marginal Discrepancy in Tooth Colored Self Cure Acrylic Provisional Restorations With and Without Reinforcement of Glass Beads: An In-Vitro Study – Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2015; 9(5): ZC98-ZC101.
  49.   Siva kumar P, Vikramsimha B, Sireesha N, SrinivasR,Narayanarao V, Krishna V.Caries removal by Chemomechanical (Carisolvtm) and Conventional (Airotor) methods – Comparative in-Vitro study. IOSR journal of dental and medical sciences 2015;14(7):63-66
  50.   Nandita Rani Kothia, VikramSimhaBommireddy, TalluriDevaki, NarayanaRaoVinnakota, SrinivasRavoori, Suresh Sanikommu, SrinivasPachava. Assessment of the status of National Oral Health Policy in India. International Journal of Health Policy and Management 2015;4(9):575–581
  51.   VikramSimha B, SrinivasPachava, SrinivasRavoori, Suresh Sanikommu, DevakiTalluri, Narayan Rao V. Socio-economic Status, needs and utilization of dental services among rural adults in Primary Health center Area in Southern India. JIOH2014; 6(6): 1-5
  52.   DrSirisha N.R, DrSrinivas R, DrVikramsimha B, DrSandhya Y, DrChandrasekar T, Dr Siva kumar P. Effects of Green Tea on Streptococcus Mutans Counts- A Randomised Control Trail, Journal of clinical and diagnostic research 2014; 8(11):128-130
  53.   DrSirisha N.R, DrSrinivas P, Dr Suresh S, DrDevaki T, DrSrinivas R, DrVikramsimha B. Oral Health Related Quality Of Life among Special Community Adult Population with Low Socio Economic Status Residing In Guntur City, Andhra Pradesh- A Cross Sectional Study, Journal of Indian association of public health dentistry 2014;12(4):42-45
  54.   DevakiTalluri, VikramSimhaBommireddy, VinnakotaNarayanaRao, SrinivasRavoori, Management of dental injuries by South Indian medical professionals – A hospital based questionnaire design study, International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences 2014; 1(1): 18-21.