K S Hegde Medical Academy
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|K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore|
Front view of K S Hegde Medical Academy
|Motto||Long life ahead|
|Type||Private Medical College and Hospital|
|Dean||Prof Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary|
|Undergraduates||100 till 2010/ 150 from 2011|
|Location||mangalore, Karnataka, India
The K S Hegde Medical Academy, commonly referred to as KSHEMA, is a medical college in Deralakatte, near the city of Mangalore. It is managed by the Nitte education trust, which runs a number of professional colleges in the state of Karnataka. The colleges offer the an MBBS course along with post-graduation courses. The Academy was affiliated to RGUHS (Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences) till 2009, Now it is affiliated to NITTE university.
The KS Hegde Medical Academy is located at Deralakatte, a picturesque town about 13 km from Mangalore. The full fledged academy is spread over 0.5 acres (2,000 m2) of land.
K S Hegde Medical Academy was established in 1999 by the Nitte Education Trust. The college is named after the visionary and founder, late Justice K. S. Hegde, former Justice of the Supreme Court of India and former Speaker of the Lok Sabha and social worker
- Community Medicine
- Forensic Medicine
- General Medicine
- General Surgery
- Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Radio diagnosis & Imaging
- TB, Chest and Respiratory Diseases
A B Shetty College of dental sciences (managed by Nitte education trust)
The admission under the General merit category will be through the process of centralised single window counselling on the basis of merit(rank) obtained in the All India Entrance Test, NU UGET conducted by Nitte University.
4½ year M.B.B.S. course. + 1 year medical internship.
- Community medicine
- General Medicine
KSHEMA has signed an agreement of co-operation with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA for co-operation in research, in diseases like malaria and tuberculosis. The college has established a state-of-the-art regional research centre on communciable diseases in collaboration with the University of Texas Health Sciences, on the campus. The Institute also has a staff exchange and training programme with Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, USA.
The college hospital recently opened a super specialty block for Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Urology, Nephrology, Plastic Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology.
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