Dr. Gopala Krishna Alaparthi

Associate Professor

Department of Physiotherapy (at Mangalore)

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr. Gopala Krishna Alaparthi is Associate Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy at KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

    He is:

    • Unit in-charge of cardiopulmonary physiotherapy (Intensive care unit) at KMC Hospital Ambedkar Circle.
    • Question paper setter, internal examiner (Manipal Academy of Higher Education only) and external examiner for various universities in India for UG and PG programs in Physiotherapy.
    • In-charge of 4th year BPT and 1st MPT students – is involved in preparation of class schedule, clinical postings and arranging classes apart from coordinating with the clinical staff of other departments for classes.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary Sciences IV year BPT
Exercise Physiology IV year BPT
Exercise Therapy -1 I year BPT
Ethics III year BPT
Cardio Pulmonary Sciences for Physiotherapy I and II MPT

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MPT Intensive Critical Care Physiotherapy Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 2007
Ph. D (Doctor of philosophy) CARDIOPULMONARY PHYSIOTHERAPY MAHE 2015

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiotherapy, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor - Selection Grade August 2012 - till date
Department of Physiotherapy, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor - Senior scale August 2011- July 2012
Department of Physiotherapy, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor August 2009 - July 2011
Department of Physiotherapy, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Lecturer February 2009- July 2009
Padmashree Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore Lecturer August 2007- January 2009

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Critical Care Physiotherapy, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Exercise Physiology

Area of Expertise

Critical Care Physiotherapy

Area of Research

Physiotherapy In Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Critical Care Physiotherapy, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Award of certificate for outstanding Contribution to Medical Literature in year 2011 and 2012 by KMC Mangalore.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists

Chest physiotherapy during immediate postoperative period among patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery-a randomised controlled pilot trail

2013-01-01

International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research, Vol 04(02),118-122, 2013. Chest physiotherapy contributed towards early recovery of pulmonary function and diaphragm excursion among patients who had undergone laparoscopic surgery