Dr Vinod Chandrakanth Nayak


Department of Forensic Medicine


    Dr Vinod Chandrakanth Nayak is Professor in the Department of Forensic Medicine.


    • Teaches Forensic Medicine.
    • Member of anti-ragging committee.
    • Sports secretary
    • Warden


Subject Subject code Semester
Forensic Medicine MBBS 3rd, 4th and 5th semester
Forensic Medicine MD


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Forensic Medicine Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2005
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 2000


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor Mar 2021 till date
KMC, Manipal Professor and Head Mar 2016 to Feb 2021
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor


Area of Interest

Public Health , Epidemiology , Traffic Medicine , Suicidology , Toxicology

Area of Expertise

Medical Ethics , Law in Relation to Medicine , Medical Education , Endocrinology

Area of Research

Forensic Pathology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Karnataka Medico-legal Society.
  • Life Member of South India Medico-legal Association.
  • Fellow of Academy of General Education, Manipal, India.
  • Permanent Registration in Karnataka Medical Council, India.
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association.

Profile of organophosphorus insecticides poisoning in Kasturba hospital, Manipal, South India

2014-01-02 Raghavan P Amar R Nayak VC Bakkannavar SM Nayak S Ramachandran A

Journal of Pharmaceutical and Scientific Innovation. 3 (1), Jan–Feb 2014; 73 – 77

Effectiveness of continuous Pralidoxime (PAM) infusion compared with repeated bolus injection in Organophosphorus (OP) poisoning

2014-01-05 Raghavan P Amar R Nayak VC Bakkannavar SM Nayak S Ramachandran V

International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences Vol. 3 (5), May 2014; 761 – 775.

Anticonvulsant Activity of Gap-junctional Blocker Carbenoxolone in Albino Rats

2014-01-01 Reddy SK Patil NA Nayak VC Shenoy S Bhandarkar A Bakkannavar SM Kotian R

Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol. 2014; 3(4): 711-717

Sex Determination using (big bore 16 slice) Multidetector Computed Tomography of Maxillary Sinus

Kotian RP Bakkannavar SM Madhavan Nayak VC

JKAMLS 2014 Vol. 23(2); 15 – 20

Intentional Self-harm by an Elder Abuse Victim

Nayak VC Bakkannavar SM Kumar PG Sharma S

JKAMLS 2014 Vol. 23(2); 34 – 36

Fatal Burns Due To Arcing Current

2014-01-01 Bakkannavar SM Kumar A Vijay V Nayak VC Kumar PG Palimar V

Journal of Karnataka Medico Legal Society. Vol. 23(1): 2014; 34 – 36