Manipal: MAHE is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Padmaraj Hegde, Professor, Department of Urology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and Deputy Medical Superintendent, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal as the Dean of KMC, Manipal effective Jan 1, 2023.
Dr Padmaraj hails from Athrady of Udupi district. He completed MBBS and MS in General Surgery and M.Ch. (Genito Urinary Surgery) from KMC, Manipal. He was awarded FRCS from the University of Glasgow, Scotland and is an MBA in Hospital Administration and Health Care Services.
An alumnus of Manipal, he joined the Department of General Surgery, KMC, Manipal as an Assistant Professor in 1993. Since then, he has served as the Professor of Surgery, at Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia. Presently he is a Professor and Unit Chief, the Department of Urology, KMC, Manipal .
A renowned Urologist, Dr Padmaraj was the Director, of the Alumni Centre, MAHE, Manipal. He was the Deputy Medical Superintendent, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal before taking the position of Dean, KMC.