The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, is well ventilated, has natural lighting and is well equipped to provide women with comprehensive health care ranging from antenatal and postnatal care, general gynaecology, infertility services, cancer screening for gynaecological oncology and family planning services. It has adequate demonstration rooms, lecture halls with audio visual aids, museum, well equipped labour theatre and a library. The department trains students at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as students of paramedical courses like Physiotherapy and Nursing. The department plans to have a renewed ‘state-of –art’ labour theatre with suite rooms.
Some of the ongoing research projects in our department are:
The K.S. Hegde Medical Academy IVF lab is located in a spacious, well equipped and ventilated hall on the second floor, where all basic infertility(IUI) and ART procedures like IVF and ICSI are performed.
Our staff and Post Graduates attend various camps in and around Mangaluru where antenatal and gynaec patients are seen and referred to KSHEMA for further care and antenatal services. Some of the camps include Natekal and Boliyar on every Thursday, B.C Road on first Tuesday and Farangipete on third Tuesday of every month and also Endosulfan Puttur and Thalipady camps. On the 9th of every month the staff visit Natekal PHC for free antenatal visits under Pradhan Manthri Matritva Suraksha Abhiyaan (PMSMA) Scheme. One postgraduate is sent on a rotatory basis to Gajria hospital OBG department.