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GENERAL SURGERY

Department is functioning from the inception of the college. It is one of the major clinical departments imparting training in General surgery to undergraduate/post graduate students.

Highlights

  • PG's course started from academic year 1979. Endoscopy facility introduced in the year 1983. Laproscopy in the year 1992.
  • Conducting CME's in various surgical aspects like colopractology, Burns Laproscopic Surgery, Stapler's, Basic surgical skills, stoma care etc.
  • Conducted two state level KSC/ASI conferences in March 1987 & Feb 2000 and Regional Triangular surgical update in 2002 for states of Goa, Maharastra & Karnataka .
  • Organising guest lectures by visiting faculty.
  • Participation in various health checkup programs.
  • At present has 6 units in KLESH & MRC and three units in District hospital Belgaum, with 7 professors, 6 associate professors, 4 assistants, 2 lecturers & 27 residents.
  • Dept. has taken up several research activities
  • Faculty members have presented research papers in state level, National, International Levels.
  • Published papers in journals.
  • Types of investigations / Tests
  • Endoscopic, Diagnostic & therapeutic like basketing, Stenting, Sclerotherapy, banding, glue injection and biopsy in both upper GI Scopy & Colonoscopy.
  • Diagnostic Laproscopy

Types of surgeries

  • GI Surgeries
  • Breast
  • Thyroid
  • Oral Lesions
  • Parotid
  • Ischemic Limb
  • Coloproctological Procedures
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Pancreatic
  • Contracture Release
  • Hand Surgeries
  • Accident Trauma Management
  • Hernia

Achievements of the department

Secured gold medals from Karnataka University Dharwad & Rajiv Gandhi UHS, Bangalore. both at under graduate & post-graduate examinations.

Performance of Undergraduate and Postgraduate students at examination results have been consistently good.

As parent department, it was instrumental in the establishment of super speciality & sub speciality branches in KLESH & MRC like Neurosurgery, Urology, Pediatric Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Accident & Trauma facility etc.

List of Consultants & Staff

  • Dr.V.M.Uppin
  • Dr.Pushpa Satishkumar
  • Dr.Prashant Hombal
  • Dr. Himanshu Agarwal
  • Dr.Ashok.S.Godhi
  • Dr.Aman.Mahajan
  • Dr.S.V.Hiremath
  • Dr.S.M.Uppin
  • Dr.R.R.Rao
  • Dr.R.S.Koujalagi
  • Dr.Manoj Togale
  • Dr.A.S.Gogate
  • Dr. A.P. Bellad
  • Dr.S.S.Shimikore
  • Dr.V.M.Pattanshetti
  • Dr.Savita K.S
  • Dr.P.S.Pattanshetti
  • Dr.Rahul Kenawadekar
  • Dr.B.M.Kajagar
  • Dr.V.B.Dhaded
  • Dr. S.N. Halabhavi
  • Dr.M.S.Sangolli