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.


    • 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

Achievements of the Department

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

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

3. 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.

Our 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