The Department of Neurology is one of the oldest academic neurology departments in Karnataka. Established in the early 1980’s in association with Neurosurgery, it later blossomed into a separate entity. It has successfully trained more than 30 Neurologists over the years. The department has strived to provide state of the art care for patients with neurological disorders. It also works in multidisciplinary collaboration with Neurosurgery, Radiology, Neuro-rehabilitation, Psychiatry and General Medicine. The faculty are committed to teaching, research and patient care.

Stroke Unit

A large number of patients with stroke are evaluated and treated. The whole range of stroke services are available, from intravenous thrombolysis in the acute setting to rehabilitation for mitigation of disability.

Epilepsy Surgery Program

A multidisciplinary collaboration between the departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiology, Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry. This program evaluates patients with drug resistant epilepsy for possible surgery.

Botulinum Toxin Clinic

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Dedicated Neuro ICU

The Neuro ICU is shared with Neurosurgery and located adjacent to the Neurology wards.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       


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

DM - Neurology

Labs & Facilities

Individual departments under KMC are supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure for research and clinical experience.

Museum of Anatomy and Pathology

Billed as one of the largest in Asia, the museum boasts of over 3,000 specimens


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.