Dr Pushpa G Kini


Department of Paediatrics


    Dr Pushpa G Kini teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.


    • Defines the syllabus, theory and practical classes.
    • Ensures quality teaching, and monitors the question bank evaluation and also compliance of the department with respect to ISO and NABH.
    • Encourages UGs in ICMR projects, and also participation of PGs, faculty in seminar, workshops, CME and conferences and publications, research activities of faculty members and postgraduates.
    • Sets question papers for PG entrance examinations.
    • Attends to the grievance of UGs, PGs, and Interns.
    • Promotes cordial relation between faculty members, resident’s staff nurses which is important in smooth functioning of the team to impart good patient care.

    She is also Chairperson, Sexual Harassment Committee of KMC, Manipal.


Subject Subject code Semester / Year
Paediatrics MBBS
Paediatrics MD
Paediatrics DCh


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Paediatrics Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1985
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1981


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor and Head 2010 to 2015
Student Affairs, MAHE, Manipal Director 1998 to 2010
KMC, Manipal Professor 3/3/1996 to till date
KMC, Manipal Additional Professor 1996
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 9/10/1993 to 2/3/1996
KMC, Manipal Reader 1991 to 1993
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 15/12/1988 to 8/10/1993
KMC, Manipal Lecturer 1987 to 1988
KMC, Manipal Junior Lecturer 1986 to 1987


Area of Interest

General Paediatrics, Infections disease, Pulmonology, Haemato oncology

Area of Research

Pyogenic Meningitis- ICMR Project

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics.
  • Life member of National Neonatal Forum.

Transient cortical blindness in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

1993-01-12 Kini PG Vidyasagar Bhaskaranand N

Annals of Tropical Paediatrics

Bone changed in herpes simplex infection mimicking congenital syphilis

1993-01-01 Kini PG Baliga M Prabhakar P

Annals of Tropical Paediatrics

Chapter on ‘Hypothyroidism’

2014-01-01 Kini PG

Text Book of Paediatrics, Indian Academy of Paediatrics

Severe derangement of coagulation profile following multiple bee stings in a 2 years old boy

1994-01-01 Kini PG Baliga M Bhaskaranand N

Annals of Tropical Paediatrics

Metachromatic Leukodystrophy case report

1994-01-06 Pandit L Kapadia R Kini PG Rao S

Indian Paediatrics

Juvenile myasthenia gravis with predominant facial weakness in a 7 years old boy

1995-01-05 Kini PG

International Journal of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology