The Department of Gastroenterology at KMC Mangalore treats various disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, gall bladder and pancreas. It also performs endoscopic procedures and therapeutic interventions such as stopping bleeding from ulcers, removal of polyps, removal of the stone from the bile duct and other similar operations.

The department has made advances in endoscopic procedures to allow recurrent diagnosis of the GI diseases and treat various disorders.


Core competencies

  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic endoscopies.
  • State-of-the-art treatment of liver disease.
  • Advanced palliative and curative treatment of GI cancers.
  • One of the first sub-specialities in KMC, Mangalore.
  • State-of-the-art endoscopic equipment.



Individual departments under KMC are supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure for research and clinical experience.


The Department of Neurology has EEG/ENMG Labs.


Libraries have excellent resources for reference and study


Teaching in hospitals give students hands-on learning

Research & Publications

The crucial research areas are anti-diabetic, hypoglycaemic activity, analgesic activity, Antiepileptic activity, Anti-inflammatory activity, Diuretic activity, learning & behaviour studies, antianxiety effect, Antidepressant activity, hepatoprotective, nephroprotective activity, prescription pattern monitoring and pharmacoepidemiological studies.