Dr Yogesh Kumar

Professor & Unit Head

Department of Surgery

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    •  Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students
    •  Assisting the administration to implement Manipal Academy of Higher Education policies, rules and regulations.
    • Organizing the departmental activities and administering the department efficiently
    • Helping orient the new staff appointed to the department and the students posted in the department.
    • Active participation in organising CME and other departmental events

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
General surgery Post graduates
General Surgery MBBS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MS General Surgery KMC, Mangalore 1990
MBBS KMC, Mangalore 1986

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Mangalore Professor 01-10-2010 - till date
KMC Mangalore Associate Professor 01-01-1997 to 30-09-2010
KMC, Mangalore Assistant Professor 01-07-1991 to 31-12-1996
KMC, Mangalore Junior Resident 30-01-1988 to 16-01-1991

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery 2.Advanced laparoscopy 3. Clinical diagnosis based surgical practice

Area of Research

Currently ongoing research on the predictive factors for lower extremity loss in diabetic foot

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

1.      Member of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)

2.      Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)

3.      Member of Association of Medical Consultants (AMC)

4.      Member of Institutional Ethics Committee

5.      Member of Hospital Mortality Committee

6.      Member of Hospital Infection Control Committee

Study on the biopsy of lymph nodes with inconclusive/non-specific fancy results.