Department of Surgery | K.S. Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA), Mangaluru

DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY

The Department of Surgery offers high-quality, individualized patient care and academic teaching and training. The team consists of highly motivated and experienced academic surgeons, with a keen interest in academic teaching and research. On the clinical front, the department provides daily outpatient services, comprehensive in-patient services, surgical intensive care with round the clock emergency surgical services. The department emphasizes on high levels of surgical safety and competence, with high-quality outcomes, at affordable costs. The clinical services are well supported by specialty departments of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Urology.

Teaching & Training
The Department of Surgery provides undergraduate and postgraduate levels of teaching and training. The staff members are experienced in both levels of teaching. The department has four clinical teaching rooms and three seminar halls with teaching aids such as LCD projection system, overhead projection system, conventional blackboards and a surgical skills laboratory. The department library has adequate reference books, E books, and subscribes to the latest journals. Academic teaching standards are constantly maintained by student evaluation of teaching and by training of the department staff in teaching methodology. The Department of Surgery encourages students to take up short term research work during their postings. The Department conducts undergraduate and postgraduate training of medical and dental students, from Monday to Saturday. Students of II, III and Final year of the MBBS course and III year BDS course are posted in the department for bedside clinical training from Monday to Saturday. Lectures and small group teaching are conducted daily. The Department offers a three year postgraduate training program in Surgery leading to Master of Surgery (M.S) degree. The postgraduate training program is in a structured pattern with Bedside clinics, General clinics, Journal clubs and Subject seminars. Journal clubs and Subject seminars are held once a week from 8 to 9 am and General clinics on Saturdays from 8 to 9 am. Bedside teaching is conducted in the afternoon. The postgraduate students are actively involved in the research activities of the department which is a part of their training curriculum. They are also posted on rotation, during the second year for super specialty training. Postgraduate students pursuing MDS in Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery also undergo a one month training in the department, as part of their short posting schedule.

The Surgical Skills Laboratory is a unique teaching facility of the department. Undergraduate students and interns are taught basic surgical skills using mannequins and models, and postgraduate students are taught laparoscopic skills using an endotrainer. This ensures that proper technique of a procedure is mastered before it is being performed on a patient. The Department regularly conducts various academic conferences and workshops. Some of the recent ones are:

WorkShop on vanicose veins on Aug 14th 2010
Workshop on Head and Neck Cancer on March 20 & 21, 2009
Workshop on Reconstructive Breast Surgery on Aug. 16 & 17, 2008
National Update in Colo-Rectal Surgery on Nov. 16 & 17, 2007
Kshemalaparosurg, a workshop on advanced laparosurgery on Jan. 29 & 30, 2005
Patient care and Services

The Department of Surgery comprises of 5 units, with patient care services being provided in a unit wise system. The general outpatient consultation services are provided from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm on Mondays to Saturdays. In addition to these, disease specific speciality clinics are conducted in the afternoon from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm daily. Emergency surgical services are provided on all days, 24 hours, including Sundays and on holidays. The operating theatres are state of the art with the latest of equipments and instrumentation. The post operative care wards and the surgical intensive care are among the best in the region. Through the rural satellite centres attached to the academy, the department offers surgical care in rural areas.

Presently, the Department of Surgery offers:
  • Basic General Surgical procedures (Hernia, Appendix, Gallbladder)
  • Minimal Access Surgery (Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy)
  • Endoscopy (Upper GI, Lower GI, Diagnostic & Therapeutic)
  • Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal, Breast)
  • Head and neck surgery (Thyroid, Oral cancers)
  • Upper Gastrointestinal surgery (Esophagus, Stomach, Duodenum, Small bowel)
  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgery (Liver, Biliary system, pancreas) 
  • Colorectal Surgery (Colon, Rectum, Anal canal, Motility disorders) 
  • Gastrointestinal surgery (luminal, solid organs Spleen, Liver)
  • Cancer Surgery (Head and neck cancer, Breast cancer, Intestinal cancer)
  • General Thoracic surgery (Video Assisted Thoracoscopy, Pneumonectomy etc.)
  • Vascular Surgery (Peripheral arterial bypass and Varicose veins surgery) 

Mondays : Perianal diseases (Piles, Fistula, Fissure etc)
Tuesdays: Hernia
Wednesdays: Thyroid diseases
Thursday: Breast diseases (Breast cancer screening and detection)
Fridays: Diabetic foot (Ulcer, Wound care)

The Department is committed to providing quality surgical care and improving outcomes following surgery. All activities of the department are audited. Surgical audit results are analysed during the audit meeting which is held on the 2nd Monday of every month. Mortality and Morbidity meeting is held once a week.

Sl.

No.

Name

Designation

1

Dr.Rajshekar Mohan

Professor & Head

2

Dr.K.R.Bhagavan

Professor

3

Dr.Rajesh Ballal

Professor

4

Dr.Shubhakar Bhandary

Professor

5

Dr.Balakrishna Shetty

Professor

6

Dr.Lancelot Lobo

Associate Professor

7

Dr. Abijith Sudhakar Shetty S.

Associate Professor

8

Dr. Nawin Kumar

Assistant Professor

9

Dr. Sachidananda Prabhu

Assistant Professor

10

Dr.Rigved Nittala

Assistant Professor

11

Dr.Shishira Ranade

Assistant Professor

12

Dr. Ramesh Alva

Sr. Resident

13

Dr.Bommi Reddy V. Reddy

Sr. Resident

14

Dr.Vibeesh Narayanan

Sr. Resident

15

Dr.Airind Mathai

Sr. Resident

16

Dr.Ritik Bansal

Sr. Resident

17

Dr.Abdul Haleem M.P

Jr.Resident

18

Dr.Abhishek A Jha

Jr.Resident

19

Dr,AnirudhRajeevan

Jr.Resident

20

Dr.Arka Chatterjee

Jr.Resident

21

Dr.Divyashree

Jr.Resident

22

Dr.KothariBhavika Ashok

Jr.Resident

23

Dr.ManojKadlimatti

Jr.Resident

24

Dr.RejoyPallimelathethil Varghese

Jr.Resident

25

Dr.RochelleFelicidadeAntao

Jr.Resident

26

Dr.Roshan V Shetty

Jr.Resident

27

Dr.SaquibSulthan

Jr.Resident

28

Dr.Sharath D.V

Jr.Resident

29

Dr.AkhilAjaykumarHazari

Jr.Resident

30

Dr.AlmazRehman K.

Jr.Resident

31

Dr.Bhaskar M.

Jr.Resident

32

Dr.Gaurang R.

Jr.Resident

33

Dr.M.Aravind

Jr.Resident

34

Dr.PerumalBoney

Jr.Resident

35

Dr.Rajana Mohan Kumar

Jr.Resident

36

Dr.RohithHolla K.

Jr.Resident

37

Dr.SajithSreekumar

Jr.Resident

38

Dr.SakkireddyVenkat Veer

Jr.Resident

39

Dr.ShreyasS.Rai

Jr.Resident

40

Dr.Tanvi Rao

Jr.Resident

41

Dr. Amulya Cherukumudi

Jr.Resident

42

Dr. Junaise P.M

Jr.Resident

43

Dr. Rahul M

Jr.Resident

44

Dr. Rajiv Reddy Juturu Chinna Reddy

Jr.Resident

45

Dr. Raksha R

Jr.Resident

46

Dr. Rishabh Agarwalla

Jr.Resident

47

Dr. Shrishti Kanodia

Jr.Resident

48

Dr. Sruthy Harshan

Jr.Resident

49

Dr. Steve Reji Thomas

Jr.Resident

50

Dr. Suhas G

Jr.Resident

51

Dr. Surabhi K.

Jr.Resident

52

Dr. Yadunandan A G

Jr.Resident


Recent Publications & other academic activities

Publications by faculty (Last 5 years)
  • C.Rajesh Ballal. Zipper mesh laparostomy with corrugated rubber drain at a district hospital. IJS 2006: 68; 115-6
  • Narendra H, Bhagvan KR. A rare case of guide wire embolism. IJCCM 2006:10 (4) ;257-9
  • Rajashekar M, Bhanary S, Shenoy M, Sali AR. Post traumatic ectopic nail. JPGM 2006:52(3): 218
  • Devdas Hegde. Single layer shouldice repair with mesh inlay and outlay. Annals of Royal College of Surgenous of England 2005:87; 399-404
  • Manjunath M.Shenoy, teerthanath S, K.R Bhagavan. genital and Perianan Melanocanthomas. Indian J Dermatol 2007:52(2):00-00
  • Devdas Hegde, Sachin Dev Hegde. Variables in Right lliac Fossa Anatomy and thier Relevance to appendicectomy. Clin Anat. 00:000-000, 2008. 2007 Wiley - Liss, Inc
  • Balkrishna N.Shetty, Prashanth Kumar, Printham Sharma. Ascariasis Cholecystitis, an unusual casue. J min Access Surg.ct- Dec 2008.
  • Mohan R, Ram DU, Baba YS, Shetty A, Bhandary S. Transabdominal implalement:Absence of visceral or vascular injury a rare possibility'. Journal of Emergency Medicine. doi:10.1016/j.jemermed.2008. 03.033.

Accepted for Publication:
  • Mohan R, Rao S, Benjamin M, Bhagavan KR. Accidental ingestion of a bardeb wire broach and its endoscopic retrieval; prevention better than cure. Indian Journal of Dental Research. (Accepted for publication)
  • Girisha BS, Shenoy MM, Mathias M, Mohan R. Glomus tumor of the nail; Indian Journal of Dermatology. (Accepted for publication) Permi HS, Veena S, Prasad K, Kumar SY, Mohan R, Shetty JP Subcutaneous Dirofilariasis due to Dirofilariasis repens-report of two cases. Journal of Global infectious Diseases. (Accepted for publication)
  • Caren D'Souza-Chilaiditis sign accepted in Indian Journal of Surgery on 13.9.2010