Department of Surgery, KMC Mangalore is well engaged in teaching activities pertaining to undergraduate medical courses as well as postgraduate training in surgery. The 30-member strong teaching team conducts theory classes, seminars, practical clinical teaching and operative surgery training using audio-visual and IT gadgets. The department has acquired computers, handy cam, and digital camera for recording clinical meeting and an endotrainer for imparting basic laparoscopic skills.
- Oldest private medical school in the country
- First private medical school to start surgical training program in India
- First surgical department in a private medical school to conduct CME program
- 8 surgical units distributed in both Government aided hospital and private hospital establishment
- Students of both national and International genera
- Strong alumni presence in varied fields, both in the country and abroad
- First to perform open heart surgery in Mangalore
- General Surgery
- Minimal Access Surgery
- Plastic Surgery
- Paediatric Surgery
- Cardio thoracic and Vascular surgery
The department has advanced laboratory with modern equipment's and facilities to enhance students' skills
The laboratory is geared with world-class equipment including to give students hand-on experience
Libraries have excellent resources for reference and study
Teaching in hospitals give students hands-on learning
Research & publications
The areas of research include: Evaluation of histogenesis of various organ systems using fetal tissues. Estimation of subcutaneous fat and fibre distribution and types in the abdominal region and its clinical implications. Effect of DHA and Colin on stress induced behaviour and histological changes in the CNS. • Preventive and protective role of cissus quadrangular is extract on diabetes induced osteopenia and bone loss in osteoporosis- a cellular and molecular evaluation. Cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in curative and prophylactic role of Ceasalpenia Bonduc extracts on Liver toxicity. Use of lead as nanoparticle in traditional medicine - multi-organ approach to evaluate the functional, cellular and molecular alterations. Role of traditional medicinal preparations in wound healing - structural, biomechanical, molecular evaluations use normal and diabetic wound models.
Manipal University means a lot to me. The faculty here is so supportive. It assures me of a bright future ahead.
I received all my transcripts and paperwork through KMC Mangalore who made this process smooth and efficient. Such professionalism is hard to find.
Dr Priyanka Kanth
From admissions, providing scholarships to teaching and evaluation - everything follows a transparent system which is remarkable.
II MBBS, 2012 batch
I have seen most common to most rare cases in almost all medical branches in the course of MBBS studies thanks to the clinical teachings and case exposure.
Dr Ashish Tyagi
Assistant Professor of General Surgery
The learning environment here is unique. The infrastructure is designed to facilitate hands-on learning. I love the life here as a student!