Dr Nishanth A

Associate Professor

Department of Orthopaedics

Qualification: MS (ORTHO) 1) A.O Spine National Fellowship -2017, Stavya Spine Hospital & Research Institute-Ahmedabad (2) Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Spine Navigation Surgery, 2017-2018, Changi General Hospital, SingHealth University, Singapore. (3) A.O Spine International Fellowship (Pediatric and Adult Spine Deformity)-2019, Royal Adelaide Hospital / Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, Australia.


    Nishanth A teaches Undergraduate and Orthopaedic Post Graduate students.

      He is also actively involved in teaching the students of Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy & Rehabilitation, Yoga therapy, Operation theatre technicians, and Bio-medical Engineering.

      He is involved in outpatient and inpatient care in the Department of Orthopaedics. He has been managing the emergency care of the trauma victims with special responsibility towards SPINE injury patients.


Subject Semester / Year
Orthopaedics 7th, 8th, 9th semesters (Old Regulations) and PY2, PY3-I, PY3-II (CBME)
Orthopaedics PGY1, PGY2 and PGY3


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MS Orthopaedics MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bangalore 2012
MBBS KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore 2009


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor Mar 2020 till date
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 02/2015 to 2020
KMC, Manipal Senior Resident 09/2012 to 01/2015


1. Operation theatre protocol for COVID-19 cases requiring orthopaedic surgery: A workflow without altering the existing infrastructure Bhat, A.K., Vijayan, S., Acharya, A.M., ...Kanhangad, M.P., Hegde, N. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma, 2021, 17, pp. 163–168

2. Cryptococcal spondylodiscitis in a non-HIV patient with CD4 lymphocytopenia. Bhat, S.N., Kundangar, R., Ampar, N., ...Udupa, C.B.K., Saravu, K. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences, 2021, 16(3), pp. 470–475

3. Hypersensitivity to aerosol spray dressing Khadke, I., Patil, N., Ampar, N., Adiga, S., Bhat, S.N. Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics, 2020, 11(2), pp. 81–82

4. Accuracy and reliability of spinal navigation: An analysis of over 1000 pedicle screws. Shree Kumar, D., Ampar, N., Wee Lim, L. Journal of Orthopaedics, 2020, 18, pp. 197–203

5. Delayed hypoglossal nerve palsy following occipital condyle fracture. Sitaram, C.D., Nishanth, A., Bhat, S.N., Kundangar, R.S. BMJ Case Reports, 2019, 12(12), e232645


Area of Interest

Trauma, Spine surgery

Area of Expertise

Trauma and Spine surgery

Area of Research

Genenral Orthopaedics, Spine

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association, 2013.
  • Life Member of Indian Orthopaedic Association.