The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology aims to provide quality education in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for the MCI-recognised course of MBBS and MS.


Key features

  • One of the largest departments at Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
  • Provides OPD and inpatient service at 3 hospitals in the heart of the city.
  • Equipped with specialised operation theatre with Laparoscopic and Endoscopic facilities.
  • Tertiary care and referral centre for the district.


Core competencies

  • Antenatal care
  • Emergency Obstetrics
  • Postnatal care and sterilisation
  • Infertility evaluation and care
  • Endoscopic and Laparoscopic facilities
  • Foetal Medicine.


The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KMC Mangalore offers the following programs:

MS - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Teaching Schedule




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


Laboratories supplement classroom teaching with practicals


Libraries have excellent resources for reference and study


Teaching in hospitals give students hands-on learning

Research & Publications

The main research areas are Intravenous versus oral iron therapy in treatment of anaemia in pregnancy, randomised control study and a study of impact of pre-pregnancy body mass index on the risk of gestational diabetes among pregnant woman in a hospital of Mangalore.