Dr Mamatha Hosapatna

Additional Professor

Department of Anatomy


    • Teaches undergraduate students of 1st year MBBS and MD students.
    • Conducts video demonstrations for MBBS students.
    • Sets question papers, invigilates theory examinations and conducts practical examinations.
    • Helps postgraduate students in their theses as a co-guide.
    • Is a certified Basic Life Support (BLS) provider and trains undergraduate students in the same.


Subject Subject code Semester / Year
Anatomy MBBS 1st and 2nd semester
Anatomy MD


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Anatomy JSS Medical College, Mysore University 2010
MBBS Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore 2005


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Additional Professor Mar 2020 till date
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Associate Professor 2014 to 2020
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Assistant Professor 2010 to 2014
JSS Medical College, Mysore Post graduate cum Tutor 2007 to 2010

Location of maxillary sinus ostium and their application in endoscopic sinus surgery


at the 58th National conference of anatomical society of India, held at Dr D Y Patil Medical College, Pune from 27-29 December, 2010.

Genetic role in dicephalus conjoined twin morphology


at the GMDMM 2011, 4th International conference on genetic and molecular diagnosis in modern medicine, Department of Anatomy, St John’s Medical College, Bangalore. This was awarded Best Poster Prize.

Variations of sphenoid sinus and their impact on related neurovascular structures


at the AGML Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Surgeons, Pullman Kuching, Malaysia, 19-22 May, 2011.

A study on accessory renal artery and abnormal testicular artery


at the 57th National conference of anatomical society of India, held at JN Medical College, Belgaum

A case report of cervical rib


at the 11th State level conference, Govt Medical College, Belgaum

Variations of ostiomeatal complex and its applied anatomy- A CT scan study


at the 59th National conference of anatomical society of India, held at Indore college from 27-29 December, 2010.

Comparative histochemical study of fetal and adult human gastric mucosa and its significance


at the 4th Asia pacific gastroesophageal cancer congress in Singapore in 4-6 July, 2012.

Thoraco-abdominal anomalies in a dicephalic parapagus twin


at the 11th APSA Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad from 14-15 July.

Morphological study of the formative pattern of the circle of Willis’’ and “variant branching pattern of the arch of aorta: a study with embryological and clinical implications”


at the Shri BM Patil medical College Hospital and Research Centre Bijapur, under Gold Medal Papers award session.


Area of Interest

Gross Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Genetics, Embryology, Clinical Anatomy

Area of Expertise

Gross Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Genetics, Embryology, Clinical Anatomy

Area of Research

Gross Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Genetics, Embryology, Clinical Anatomy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life member of Karnataka Chapter of Anatomists.
  • Life member of Anatomical Society of India.
  • AHA certified BLS (basic life support) provider.
  • Life Member of Association of Anatomists, Tamilnadu

The Study of Antilingula and Its Relation to the Lingula and Mandibular Foramen, the Presence of Mylohyoid Bridging in Dry Mandibles of South Indian Population.

2015-01-06 Hospatna M Ankolekar VH D’Souza AS Deepika C D’Souza A

J. Maxillofac. Oral Surg. (Apr–June 2015) 14(2):308–311

Would effective lecturing Evoke a Student’s interest in learning anatomy?

2015-01-01 Mamatha Hosapatna Anne D Souza Sushma Rama Kotian Antony Sylvan D Souza Vrinda Hari Ankolekar

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development 2015; 2(1): 83-87

Anatomical and histological aspects of development Of ureter a fetal cadaveric study.

2015-01-01 Vrinda Hari Ankolekar Hemalatha Bangera Mamatha Hosapatna Ashwin Das Supriya Padmashali Antony Sylvan D Souza Anne D Souza

Indian Journal of Medical Research and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2015;2(1):38-42

Microscopic Appearance of Human Spleen at Different Gestational Age Groups: A Fetal Histological Study.

2015-01-01 Anne D Souza Hemalatha Bangera Vrinda Hari Ankolekar Aswin Das Supriya Padmashali Antony Sylvan D Souza Mamatha Hosapatna

Cukurova Medical Journal 2015;40(1):36-41.

Identification of cephalic vein in the deltopectoral groove and its surgical relevance.

2014-01-01 Vrinda Hari Ankolekar Mamatha Hosapatna Anne D Souza Antony Sylvan D Souza

International Archives of Integrated Medicine. 2014; 1(3):34-38

Anomalous origin of vertebral artery from arch of aorta: A case report.

2014-01-09 Mamatha Hosapatna Vrinda Hari Ankolekar Anne D Souza Suhani Sumalatha Antony Sylvan D Souza

Indian Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Research; September 2014;3(4):233-236

Developmental stages in fetal lung at different gestational ages - a histological Study.

2015-01-01 Ankolekar V Bangera H Hosapatna M Supriya Das A DSouza AS DSouza A

Journal of Basic and Applied Research International. 7(1): 9-15, 2015

Posterior belly of the digastric muscle: An important landmark for various head and neck surgeries.

2015-01-01 Ankolekar VH DSouza A Alva R DSouza AS Hosapatna M

Arch Clin Exp Surg 2015;4:79-82

An evaluation of normal anatomy and anatomical variations of coronary arteries by cadaveric dissection and by using coronary angiography

2012-01-01 Dr Sachin KS

Present study is done on 100 specimens both by cadaveric dissection and using angiography to know the variations of the coronary arteries.

    Udayavani / Vijaya Karnataka