The Department of Urology at KMC Manipal offers full-fledged urology care to patients along the Konkan Coast. It provides comprehensive treatment for common urological problems like prostate diseases, urinary stones, infections, malignancies, and strictures of the urethra.

It specialises in Radical Cancer Surgeries such as radical nephrectomy, radical cystectomy and retro peritoneal lymphadenectomy. Different types of complex urinary diversions including continent pouches are also performed here, as also diagnosis and treatment of all problems in Paediatric Urology. The range of paediatric endoscopes makes endo-urological procedures feasible in children.

The department also performs complex surgical procedures such as Intra Renal Surgery, Nephron-sparing Surgery for Renal Cell Carcinoma and Anatrophic Nephrolithotomy exploiting hypothermia and regional vascular control. Ablative & Reconstructive Lap Urology has also started.

The Department of Urology is also recognised by the Medical Council of India for MCh Urology.


Core competencies:

  • Separate Urology ward with 30 beds
  • Dedicated 3 Urology OT
  • Kidney Transplant Unit
  • Departmental Library
  • Intra departmental discussion with Nephrology, Pathology and Radiology.


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


MCh - Urology



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 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.