Dr Suhani Sumalatha

Associate Professor

Department of Anatomy


    Dr Suhani Sumalatha teaches undergraduate students of MBBS, MD students.

    She also:

    • Conducts video demonstration for MBBS students.
    • Sets question papers, invigilates theory examinations and conducts practical examinations.
    • Guides postgraduates in their research activities.

    Her PhD is on “Histopathological, biochemical and cellular evaluation of hepatoprotective function of Caesalpenia bonduc (kantakikaranjah) - an invivo and invitro study”.


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


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MSc Anatomy Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2007


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 22 Dec 2020 till date
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 22-12-2016 - to 21 Dec 2020
KMC, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer 2013 to 2016
KMC, Manipal Lecturer 2010 to 2013
KMC, Manipal Tutor 2007 to 2010


Area of Interest

Neuroanatomy, Gross Anatomy, Clinical anatomy, Embryology, Histology, Genetics

Area of Expertise

Neuroanatomy, Gross anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Clinical Anatomy, Genetics

Area of Research

Clinical Anatomy, Gross Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Radiological Anatomy, Animal Studies, Genetics

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Life Member of Karnataka Chapter of Anatomist (KCA), presented research work at conferences organized by KCA, 2012.

Yearly Member of Anatomical Society of India (ASI), presented research work at conferences held by ASI.

Anatomical Variations of the Lumbar Plexus in Fetus

2015-01-01 Sushma R Kotian Antony Sylvan D Souza Biswabina Ray Suhani Sumalatha

Gaziantep Med J. 2015; 21(1): 17-20.

Multiple Anomalous Variations in the Gluteal Region

2014-01-01 Sushma R Kotian Antony Sylvan D'Souza Shafna Shamshudheen Carolene Sangeetha Suhani Sumalatha

OJHAS 2014;13(3):

An Unorthodox Innervation of the Gluteus Maximus Muscle and Other Associated Variations: A Case Report

2014-01-01 Suhani Sumalatha Antony Sylvan D Souza Jitendra Singh Yadav Sachendra Kumar Mittal Amoldeep Singh Sushma R Kotian

AMJ 2014; 7(10):419- 22.

An unusual variation in the formation of the circle of willis –a case report

2014-01-01 Hosapatna Mamatha Suhani Sumalatha Sushma RK

IJPBCS. 2014; 3( 2 ): 55-57.

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

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

Indian Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Research. 2014; 3(4):233-36.

Muscilar Variation On The foot and alteration of structures passing under cover of the extensor retinacula of the lower limb – a case report.

2015-01-01 Thomas HR Prasanna LC Suhani S Sneha G Babu BP

Asia pacific journal of research. 2015; 26-28.

Anatomical Variations of the Lumbar Plexus in Fetus.

2015-01-01 Kotian SR D Souza AS Ray B Sumalatha S

Gaziantep Med J. 2015; 21(1): 17-20.