The Department of Neurosurgery at KMC Manipal was established in 1982 and has invasive microscope and endoscopic procedures for both cranial and spinal diseases.

The department has state-of-the-art equipment like operating microscopes, drills, ultrasonic aspirator, C arm and endoscopic equipment.


 Key Features 

  • Latest techniques such as atlanto axial fusion procedures
  • Endoscopic cranial and spinal procedures
  • Minimally invasive surgeries.


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The Department of Neurosurgery, KMC Manipal offers the following program:





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 behavior 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 Ceasalpeniabonduc extracts on Liver toxicity. Use of lead as nano-particle 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.