Dr. Shama Kovale
Consultant - ENT
M.S.(ENT), DORL (Mum)
- Fellowship in Phonosurgery (Voice)
- Fellowship in Cochlear Implant Surgery
- Otology and Neuro-otology including Cochlear Implantation, Ear microsurgery, CSF Otorrohea repair, Tympanoplasty and Mastoidectomy
- Phonosurgery: including surgeries related to the voice, airway and swallowing
- Rhinology: including FESS (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery) and other surgical work related to the nose.
She has a vast experience in the field of ENT for more than 13 years. After her training at B.Y.L Nair Hospital, she has worked with many prestigious institutes in Mumbai, like A.J.B ENT Hospital and Bhagwati Hospital.
She was a consultant at Global Hospital, Asian Heart Institute and Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in Mumbai before joining KDAH.
She aims to provide modern and evidence based treatment to patients with Ear, Nose, Throat related issues. Has been a part of the institute for more than 2 years. At Kokilaben she has operated on various difficult cases like facial nerve decompression, CSF leaks along with various routine ENT surgeries.
She also sees patients with various ear related disorders including Vertigo and does a complete work up for the diagnosis and treatment of the same.
- Executive Board Member of AOI Mumbai Branch
- Has published numerous articles in many peer reviewed journals and has been invited for oral presentations in various conferences.
- Attended the phonosurgery conference.
- Organising committee member of Maharashtra state conference in December 2015.
Veersen N. Tamhane, Dubai, UAE
Dear Dr Kovale,
Under your able expertise, I underwent an operation for removal of lesions on my vocal cords, at the Ambani Hospital on February 27th.
I would like to place on record my sincere thanks, especially to you for having shown a very high degree of professionalism & care – Pre, during and Post procedure.
Despite the stress, from the outset I could feel a sense of calm & compassion shown by you and your professional team, to make me feel comfortable thru this trauma and successfully eradicating the problem.
Thanking you once again.
Veersen N. Tamhane
Aparajita Sinha, India
It is my pleasure to write a testimonial for Dr. Shama Kovale
My husband had been suffering from an ear pain and discharge since November 2014. We were under the treatment of an ENT specialist who was supposed to be very experienced at least that is what we presumed from his age, however the discharge did not stop despite regular medication and cleaning of the ear. For nearly more than six months my husband was in a lot of pain which would only subside temporarily.
That is when we met Dr. Kovale at Kokilaben Hospital. Our first visit and the diagnosis was bang on. Tests were done as advised by her and the results showed what was being suggested by Dr. Kovale in her first examination. She suggested a surgery which really stressed us out and as most of the patients do, we also went in for a second opinion from the best ENT specialist in Bombay. His remark after seeing the prescription was " you are in very safe hands so do not change your doc'.
That is the kind of trust and reputation Dr. Kovale carries with her and that too most modestly. The surgery went off very well in June 2015. It was about 4 hour long surgery. The healing though took a very long time as my husband was getting immune to a lot of antibiotics, but having reposed our trust in Dr. Kovale paid off and today my husband is completely fine without any complaints whatsoever concerning his ear.
To top it all Dr. Kovale always carries a smile which is infectious. So beware, you may end up smiling even in pain:)