Mangaluru, Karnataka

Department Of General Surgery

Introduction of the department :

Department of general surgery at SIMS is one of the busiest department. It consists of a team of dedicated surgeons. We handle almost all general surgical cases both routine and emergency performing Major and Minor General Surgical cases, Basic Laparoscopic surgeries are also being done in our department. we have Super specialty branches like – Spine and Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology run by well experienced personalities.

SL.No. Designation Name Qualification
1 Prof & HOD Dr. P.Sathyamoorthy Aithala MBBS, MS
2 Professor Dr. D. Preetham Rai MBBS, MS
3 Professor Dr. Vinod Prem Singh MBBS, MS
4 Professor Dr. Amar D.N MBBS, MS
5 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Harish Nayak MBBS, MS
6 Assoc. Prof. Dr.Prashanth Kumar K. MBBS, MS
7 Assoc. Prof. Dr. T. Srinivasa Rao MBBS, MS
8 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aravind Naik MBBS, MS
9 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Purushotham Acharya MBBS, MS
10 Asst. Prof. Dr. Deepak Suraparaju MBBS, DNB
11 Asst. Prof. Dr. Chalwade Suhas Prafullchandra MBBS, MS
12 Asst. Prof. Dr. Vilas Crithic H.V MBBS, MS
13 Asst. Prof. Dr. Girish Malladad MBBS, MS
14 Asst. Prof. Dr. Roshan V. Shetty MBBS, MS
15 Asst. Prof. Dr. Saquib Sultan MBBS, MS
16 Asst. Prof. Dr. Gawade Harshadd Namdev MBBS, MS
17 SR Dr. Anirudh Rajeevan MBBS, MS
18 SR Dr. Rejoy P. Varughese MBBS, MS
19 SR Dr. Shravan R Shanbhag MBBS, MS
20 SR Dr. Ravikiran K.M MBBS, MS
21 SR Dr. Bashumitra  Mishra MBBS, MS
22 JR Dr. Mohammed B A Alam MBBS
23 JR Dr. T. Suman Kumar MBBS
24 JR Dr. Nihal R. Shetty MBBS
25 JR Dr. M. Mohammed Tufail MBBS
26 JR Dr. Prasad M. Bheemanagoudar MBBS
27 JR Dr. Kaushal Shetty MBBS
28 JR Dr. Mobin M.B MBBS
29 JR Dr. Rachana Shetty MBBS
30 JR Dr. Gokul MBBS
31 JR Dr. Shaswath Shetty MBBS
Facilities – Upper and Lower G.I Endoscopy

• Laparoscopic Surgeries.
• Major and Minor – surgeries both Emergency and Elective.
• Spine and Neuro Surgery.
• Plastic Surgery.

Departmental Library – Not Applicable

Seminar room – Not Applicable

No of Journals – Not Applicable

No of Books – 104(365 copies)

No of Publications and conference

Year No of Research Publications  Conference attended
  National International  
2014 2 7 1
2015 6 17 5
2016 2 8 4
2017 4

• CME- Conducted CME on “ Trauma” from dept of surgery , SIMS&RC
Date – November 13 – 2016.

• Current Research work –nil.

Department : General Surgery.

Publications from the department during last 3 years:

(Give only full articles published in indexed journals. No case reports or review articles be given)

Title of the Paper, Authors, Citation of Journal, details of Indexing

1. Dr.Amar D.N (Assoc Professor)


b) Study of association between beedi and cigarette smoking,socioeconomic status in the etiology of THROMBO ANGITIS OBLITERANS.Journal of evidence based medicine and healthcare.vol 2/issue 1/jan 5 2015 2nd author.

c) Analysis of tibial tuberosity in prominences and morphometry-INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH-Vol 6,issue 3,march 2016 2 nd author.

2.  Rama Krishna Y, Amar D. N, Aravind Naik, Sathyamurthy Aithal. – ”Study of Association between Beedi and Cigarette Smoking, Socio-   Economic Status in the Etiology of Thrombo-Angiitis Obliterans”.   Journal of Evidence based Medicine and Healthcare; Volume 2, Issue          1, January 05, 2015; Page: 9-13.

3. DRESSING WITH TOPICAL APPLICATION OF EPIDERMAL  GROWTH FACTOR GEL IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC      WOUNDS: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY, CIBTech Journal of Surgery SSN: 2319-3875 (Online) An Open Access, Online International    Journal Available at 2014 Vol. 3 (3) September-December, pp. 29-32/Ramakrishna and Vaidya.

4.  Ramakrishna et al. (2015).A prospective study of incidence of helicobacter pylori in dyspepsia and its association with gastro duodenal ulcer/gastric disease in srinivas institute of medical sciences and research centre. International Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research, 1(1),

5.  Ramakrishna Y, Aravind Naik, Rashmi Vidya D’souza, Sathyamurthy Aithala. -”Strangulated Hernia through the Omentoplasty Defect: A Rare Case Report”. Journal of Evidence based Medicine and Healthcare; Volume 2, Issue 14, April 6, 2015; Page: 2099-   2101.

6.  Dr. Leo Francis , Tauro, Vittal V,Shindhe, P.Sathya Moorthy Aithala , John J.S Marths H Divakar Shenoy.-“ “Comparative study of Glyceryl Trinitrate Ointment Versus Surgical Management of Chronic Anal Fissure”Indian J.Surg(July-Aug 2011)73(4):286-277.Dr..P. Sathya Moorthy Aithala, Dr. Priyatham Kamath, Dr.Rakesh Rai, Dr. Pamprakash Kalgujjikar-“ A Cost Benefit analysis of Laproscopic versus open Appendicectomy”- volume -5 /issue:B/ August – 2015/ISSN-2249-555X. Pg No- 14-16.

7. Use of Hydrocele in the Management of acute and chronic wounds: A Prospective Study: CIB Tech Journal of surgery ISSN:2319-3875 (online)An open Access, online international Journal available at  http:/ Vol.4(1) January – april, pp.41-46/Ramakrishna et al.

8. Ramakrishna Y, Prashanth Kumar C, Chaitra U and Rammoorthi Rao.-“  The effect of Nitrous oxide elimination on the rate of decline of exhaled concentration of isoflurane during recovery from general anesthesia: A comparative study to investigate the presence of reverse second  gas effect.”

9. Mohan,  Aravind Naik,  T.R Nagaraj –“ Burns – A Comparative study between conventional and collagen dressing.”-  Journal of Evidence based Med & Hithcare , pISSN-2349, 2562, eISSn-2349-2570/vol.1/Issue 5/July2014. Page no 245.

10 .Mahammad ali sutar, Ramakrishna Y, Nikhath Ingva Arshi-“  Evaluation of Mannheim Peritonitis  Index( MPI) Scoring  system in prognosis of patients with peritonitis due to hollow viscous perforation.”- Evolution Med.Dent Sci./eISSN-2278-4802, pISSN- 2278-4748.Vol.5/Issue 31/Apr, 18,2016.

11 . Mahammad Ali Sutar, Ramakrishna Y, Nikhath I Arshi-“ Role of seton in the management of fistula in –Ano”- International Journal  of Contemporary  Medical Research-volume 3 / issue 6/ june-16/ICV – 50.43. ISSN(Online) 2393-915X(print)2454-7379.

12. “An Interparietal hernia  Presenting as a left thigh swelling with strangulation – A Diagnostic Dilemma “– Dr. Ramakrishna Y.

13. To Study The Pattern of Clinical Presentation in the etiology of Thromboangitis obliterans- journal of evidence based  medicine and Healthcare Volume 2, Issue 3, January 19, 2015, page-1.