Soumya .

Dr Soumya .

Research Fellow

School of Public Health

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Soumya is a research fellow at JBI and a surgical resident at Southern Adelaide Local Health Network. She aspires to be a trainee of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and would like to train towards a fellowship in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. She has broad clinical experience assisting in investigation and management of cancer patients, peri-operative and post-operative care of surgical patients with cancer with various rotations in general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, plastic surgery, and hepatobiliary surgery.
She has maintained a research and clinical profile for the past decade with experience in indigenous ear health research, paediatric tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy and formal training in systematic review methods completing a Masters of Clinical Science thesis on the topic, “Accuracy of core needle biopsy compared to fine needle biopsy for the diagnosis of neoplasm in patients with suspected head and neck cancers: A systematic review and meta-analysis”.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2020 Chidlow, C., Prunty, S., Hinton-Bayre, A., Shubhraj, S., Renton, J., & Kuthubutheen, J. (2020). Practice patterns in myringoplasty surgery among Australian surgeons. Australian Journal of Otolaryngology, 3.
    2020 Huang, L., Iqbal, I., Pun, A., Abbas, J., Soumya., Woods, C., . . . Ooi, E. H. (2020). Is there a role for up-to-date imaging in patients awaiting sinus surgery?. Australian Journal of Otolaryngology, 3.
    2020 Soumya., Whitehorn, A., Ooi, E. H., & Lockwood, C. (2020). Accuracy of core needle biopsy compared to fine needle biopsy for the diagnosis of neoplasm in patients with suspected head and neck cancers: a systematic review protocol of diagnostic test accuracy. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep, 18(7), 1602-1608.
    2019 Soumya, S., Vissapragada, R., Le, J., & Ooi, E. (2019). Halitosis and pain post electrocautery adenoidectomy. Medicina (Lithuania), 55(6), 8 pages.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2018 Soumya, S., Hinton-Bayre, A., Coates, H., Ooi, E. H., & Kuthubutheen, J. (2018). Myringoplasty outcomes of Indigenous Australians in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia. Australian Journal of Otolaryngology, 1.
  • Presentation

    Date Topic Presented at Institution Country
    2020 - ongoing Early experience of bevacizumab for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis. ASOHNS
    2018 - ongoing Myringoplasty outcomes for Indigenous Australians of West Kimberley OMOZ
    2018 - ongoing Anterior ethmoidal artery graft for septal perforations – review ASOHNS
  • Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice

    Date Title Type Institution Country
    2020 - ongoing Efficacy of 70% alcohol to disinfect nasolaryngofibroscopes: systematic review Peer Review PlosOne
    2020 - ongoing Patients performing lower limb exercises in an orthopedic ward: a best practice implementation project Peer Review IJEBH
  • Position: Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83130437
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  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Norwich House, floor 3
  • Org Unit: Joanna Briggs Institute

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