The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology has been in existence for more than 28 years.

It offers high end research in clinical care in pancreatic diseases and inflammatory bowel disorders.


Key features

  • Routine and emergency care of patients with gastrointestinal, hepatic & pancreatic disorders and related systemic disorders
  • Training of MD (General Medicine) students during their rotation
  • Training of post-MD (General Medicine) candidates for placement in DM training (Gastroenterology), supervising MD (General Medicine) dissertations
  • Direct involvement in various research projects.


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The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, KMC Manipal offers the following program:


DM - Gastroenterology



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 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.