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Overview

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at KMC Manipal was established in 1955 and is a multi-specialty department providing high quality patient care in the areas of antenatal care, postnatal welfare, infertility, oncology and urogynaecology.

The department brings together first-rate clinical services with an updated academic curriculum and advanced level of research. The vision is to establish a centre of excellence for the reproductive health needs of women, train the generation next and be involved in expanding research.

 

Clinical Services

The Department provides complete obstetrical care, comprehensive family welfare, infertility management, prenatal diagnosis, cancer treatment, endoscopic surgery, menopause management, pelvic floor medicine and reconstructive surgery.

Manipal Assisted Reproductive Centre (MARC) is well equipped with latest technologies and a dedicated team to provide world-class management of problems related to fertility. We also manage high risk pregnancies and offer prenatal diagnosis with ultrasonography, amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling. Treatment of all gynaecological cancers is offered in the form of radical surgeries, radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy. Special clinics dedicated to oncology, urogynaecology, high risk pregnancy and ultrasound have also been launched.

Community services are being provided like the campaign for anaemia prevention, pulse polio, save the girl child, adolescent and school health, throughout the year. The department also manages Rural Maternal and Child Welfare (RMCW) satellite centres where antenatal care emergency obstetrics services are also provided.

 

Academics

Our educational endeavours include teaching undergraduate medical students during their clinical rotation in MBBS and postgraduates (DGO and MS students).

A well-structured curriculum for the undergraduate and postgraduate programs balances the strengths of sub-specialisation and general practice. We also cater to foreign students for electives as a part of student exchange program.

 

Core Competencies

  • Infertility
  • High risk Pregnancy
  • Gynaecologic Oncology
  • Foetal medicine
  • Urogynaecology
  • Key features
  • Electives for foreign students
  • Infertility centre
  • Colposcopy clinic
  • High risk pregnancy clinic
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Endoscopy
  • Gynae-Oncology surgery
  • Community care.

 

Collaborations

  • Maastricht University and Utrecht University for student electives
  • School of Life Sciences, Manipal for genetic markers of cervical cancer.

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Programs

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KMC Manipal offers the following program:

MS - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

 

Labs & Facilities

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

Laboratories

Laboratories supplement classroom teaching with practicals

Libraries

Libraries have excellent resources for reference and study

Hospitals

Teaching in hospitals give students hands-on learning

Faculty

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.

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