Dr Sundeep P T

Associate Professor

Department of Paediatric Surgery

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Sundeep P T teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    He also:

    • Supervises MCh (Paediatric Surgery) trainees in their clinical and surgical work and postgraduates in clinical and surgical work during their one month rotation in paediatric surgery.
    • Guides MCh (Paediatric Surgery) in their academic and research work.
    • Conducts theory and clinical classes for undergraduate medical students.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Paediatric Surgery MBBS 6th and 8th semester
Paediatric Surgery MS General Surgery
Paediatric Surgery MCh Paediatric Surgery

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MCh Paediatric Surgery Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2008
MS General Surgery Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2000
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 1997

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor in Paediatric Surgery 2010 till date
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor in Paediatric Surgery 2008 to 2010
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor in General Surgery 2000 to 2005

Cluster randomised trial of sterile glove and instrument change at the time of wound closure to reduce surgical site infection (CHEETAH)

  • Name of the Project :  Cluster randomised trial of sterile glove and instrument change at the time of wound closure to reduce surgical site infection (CHEETAH)
  • Investigators : Dr Vijay Kumar, Dr Sundeep P T,  Dr Santosh Prabhu, Dr Stanley Mathew, Dr Muralidhar V Pai
  • Funding Agency : National institutes of health research (NIHR) UK
  • Brief overview: International, multicentre, 2-arm, cluster randomized controlled trial, with the aim to assess whether the practice of using separate sterile gloves and instruments to close wounds at the end of surgery compared to current routine hospital practice can reduce surgical site infection at 30 days post-surgery for patients undergoing clean-contaminated, contaminated or dirty abdominal surgery. This study is being done in low and middle-income countries. Our centre is one of the centres in India where this study is being conducted

Parental risk factors of anorectal malformation (ARM)-A Hospital based case control study.

  • Name of the project: Parental risk factors of anorectal malformation (ARM)-A Hospital based case control study.
  • Principal investigator: Mamatha Pai
  • Co-investigator: Dr Vijay Kumar,  Dr Sundeep P. T Anjalin D’Souza, Dr Santosh Prabhu,
  • Funding agencies: America Pediatric Surgical Nursing Association(APSNA), USA
  • Brief overview: In this study all the anorectal malformation babies are evaluated completely from the antenatal period to look for any predisposing factors that is responsible for the genesis of congenital anomaly.

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

General paediatric surgery, Paediatric minimal access surgery, Neonatal surgery, Paediatric Gastrointestinal surgery

Area of Expertise

Paediatric surgery, Minimal access surgery, Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, Neonatal surgery

Area of Research

Gastrointestinal congenital anomalies, Surgical site infection

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Association of Surgeons of India, 2000.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2006.

Mortality from gastrointestinal congenital anomalies at 264 hospitals in 74 low-income, middle-income, and high-income countries: a multicentre, international, prospective cohort study

2021-07-13 Sundeep P T (part of Global PaedSurg Research Collaboration)

Large Sealed Neonatal Gastric Perforation: A Case Report

2019-08-27 Sadat AS Sundeep P T Kumar V Santosh Prabhu Ranjani R

Clinical Pediatrics          https://doi.org/10.1177/0009922819870556

Testicular Loss in Children Due to Incorrect Early Diagnosis of Torsion

2020-02-05 Vijay Kumar Pallavi Matai Santosh Prabhu Sundeep P T

Role of laboratory markers in predicting severity of acute appendicitis

2019-02-28 Samarth Virmani Santosh Prabhu Sundeep P T Vijay Kumar

African journal of Paediatric surgery    doi: 10.4103/ajps.AJPS_47_16