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Dr. Shivaprasad B N
Consultant Rheumatologist

Dr Shiva Prasad B.N

MBBS, MD ( Int Med ), DM ( Clinical Immunology)

Consultant Rheumatologist


Dr. Shiva Prasad BN has been trained in the field of Rheumatology soon after the MD, as he worked as senior resident in the department of Rheumatology for six months. He joined the premier institute SGPGIMS, Lucknow for his further studies where he obtained his DM degree in Clinical Immunology. He has also been trained in the evaluation of primary immunodeficiency disorders. He is been in Mysore for the last 4 years working at different corporate hospitals and now heads the Department of Rheumatology in Apollo BGS Hospital, Mysuru.



  • ·         Four years as senior resident in department of Clinical Immunology, SGPGIMS, Lucknow
  • ·         Two years and three months as Assistant professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, KMC, Manipal
  • ·         Six months as Senior Resident. Department of Medicine, PGIMS, Rohtak.


Specialty Interest

  • SLE
  • Vasculitis
  • Infectious related rheumatological disorders
  • Gout
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Intra-articular injections



Books & Chapter


Publications & Reviews

. 1. D. Chaudhry, BNS Prasad, Khanna. R, Singh. U. “Recurrent Hemoptysis with Anemia in

16 Year Old Boy”. Post grad Med J 2005; 81:e15-16.


2. Malhotra N, Madan T, Malhotra P, BNS Prasad. “Intracranial Bleeding Associated With

Extra-adrenal Pheochromocytoma – A Rare Presentation”. Indian Med Gaz june, 2005,



3. H. Singh, BNS Prasad, Jagdish, A. Batra. Hyperleukocytosis with pulmonary leukostasis

in a patient of acute leukemia. JAPI, vol. 54, May 2006, 405-407.


4. BNS Prasad, R Balasubramanian. Asymptomatic Bochdalek’s hernia in an adult. BMJ

southasia edition. Image of the month: 22, August 2007. 495


5. BNS Prasad. Do you have it in you - body donation? BMJ Southasia edition. Letter to

editor: 28 October 2007. 688


6. BNS Prasad, Samaga BL. An unconscious adult male with absent penis- mystery

unresolved. BMJ Southasia edition: 23 November 2007. 786-88.


7. Optic neuropathy, unusual cause of visual loss in cryptococcal meningitis. BMJ South

Asia edition: 23, December 2007. 884-85.


8. BNS Prasad, R. Balasubramanian, A. Shenoy, K.S. Nataraj. Primary gastrointestinal

mucormycosis in an immunocompetent person. J Postgrad Med. 2008 Jul-Sep;54(3):211-3


9. BNS Prasad, R Balasubramanian. Chronic otitis media as a presenting feature of

Wegener’s granulomatosis. Singapore Med J. 2009 Apr;50 (4):e155-7.


10. Can brucella endocarditis be treated successfully with medical therapy alone? Mohandas

N, Balasubramanian R, Prasad SB. Trop Doct. 2009 Apr;39(2):123-4.


11. BNS Prasad, D.Chaudhry, R.Khanna. Role of NIV in weaning of patients of COPD on

mechanical ventilation. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2009 Oct;13(4):207-12.


12. Yogesh preet singh, Shiva Prasad BN, Vikas Agarwal. Unusual cause of anemia in

Scleroderma; Gastric antral vascular ectasia. IJR.


13. Massive ascites as a presenting feature of lupus. Prasad S, Abujam B, Lawrence A,

Aggarwal A. Int J Rheum Dis. 2012 Feb;15(1):e15-6


14. Leprosy revealed in rheumatology clinic: A case series Shiva Prasad BN, Ramnath

Misra, Amita Aggarwal, Able Lawrance, Nigil Haroon, Narendra Krishnani, Vinita

Agrawal, Vimal Kumar Paliwal, Sanjeev Jha, Vikas Agarwal. IJRD. Accepted


15. Juvenile dermatomyositis at tertiary care hospital: Is there any change in the last decade?

Shiva Prasad BN, Ramnath Misra, Vikas Agarwal, Able Lawrence, Amita Aggarwal.

IJRD. Accepted


16. Multi drug resistance protein-1 expression, function and polymorphism in patients not

responding to methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis. Shiva Prasad BN, Deepak Tripathi,

Mohit Kumar Rai, Suraksha Aggarwal, Balraj Mittal, Vikas Agarwal. IJRD accepted


17. Nocardia Infection in SLE; a case series of three patients. Shiva Prasad BN, Ramnath

Misra, Vikas Agarwal, Able Lawrence, Amita Aggarwal. IJR. Accepted


18. Intramedullary osteosclerosis. Shiva Prasad BN . IJR. Accepted


19. Factors influencing remission in Rhematoid Arthritis patients results from Karnataka Rhematoid Arthritis Comorbidity (KRAC) study Chandrashekara S Shobha Vineeta ,Dharmanand, B Jois,Ramesh, Kumar,Sharath, Mahendrananth K M ,Haridas,Vikram, Prasad, Shiva, Singh, Yogesh,Ashwin Daware, Manisha, Sowmya,Anupama, Subramanian,R Attappa Somashekar , Srirama, Madhanaghatta Shanthappa Arun .Anupama Kr Int J Rheum Dis 2016 july 25 doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.12908

20. Isolated Cutaneous Sarcoidosis with two different skin lesions Shiva Prasad, Omprakash HM Narendra K L UR accepted.