Dr. Nikhil Victor D’Souza

Senior Resident

Department of Medicine


    Dr Nikhil Dsouza takes keen interest in teaching clinical Medicine to MBBS, MD, BDS and BPT students. He also trains and guides undergraduate and postgraduate students in research. 


Subject Subject code Semester
MBBS 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th semester
BDS 3rd year
BPT 3rd & 4th year
MD (Medicine) 1st, 2nd & 3rd year


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Medicine A J Institute of Medical Sciences , Mangalore 2016
MBBS A J Institute of Medical Sciences , Mangalore 2011


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC Mangalore Senior Resident 03/09/2016 - 15/09/2019 and 01/08/2020 - till date
KMC Mangalore Assistant Professor 16/09/2019 -31/07/2020


Area of Interest

Diabetes Mellitus, Infectious diseases, Medical Education

Area of Expertise

Diabetes Mellitus, Infectious diseases

Area of Research

Diabetes Mellitus, Infectious diseases

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

 Secretary, Association of Physicians of India, Dakshina Kannada Chapter       2019-2020
 Life Member, Association of Physicians of India, Dakshina Kannada Chapter
 Life Member, Indian Medical Association
 Life Member, Manipal Centre for Infectious Diseases

The top five publications of Dr. Nikhil Dsouza are:

·         Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Correlating Ankle Brachial Pressure Index with Coronary Angiography. J Cardiovasc Disease Res. 2018; 9(3):141-5.

·         Dsouza NV, Adhikari P, Kotian MS. Comparison of Handedness Questionairre with Brain Hemisity Questionairre for Determining Brain Dominance in Young Adults. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences. 2015;14(9):4-6.

·         Kulkarni M, Kadri P, Sannegowda RB, Bethsaida M, D'Souza N. Treating double-digit hyponatremia: walking a tight rope. Egypt J Intern Med 2015;27:121-2

·         Kulkarni M, Kadri P, Moras K, D' Souza N, Bethsaida M. Vocal Cord Palsy as a Complication of Central Vein Catheterization: A Case Report. J Integr Nephrol Androl 2015;2:69-70

Awareness and practise of cartridge based nucleic acid amplification test among medical fraternity in Mangalore - Dr Deepti Agarwal

Surface temperature variations near central venous catheter site using non contact surface infrared thermometry as a predictor of central line associated phlebitis – Arshia Jolly

The association between cardiovascular risk factors and carotid intima media thickness with neurocognitive dysfunction in PLHIV on stable combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) – Unnathi Nayak

Perceptions and reactions before and after initiation of insulin therapy in patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and role of physicians in overcoming psychological insulin resistance – Vrishali Satyanarayana