• Kamalakshi G Bhat is Professor and Head of the Department and teaches Paediatrics to MBBS students. 
    • Consultant Paediatrician
    • Full time post in a medical college teaching hospital with a major neonatal and paediatric  intensive care unit.  Responsible for Paediatric training and examination of MBBS, Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Diploma in Child health and MD Paediatric students.
    • Inter departmental liasioning for improving effectiveness and patient care of the Paediatric department.
    • Clinical Research-participation in national and international clinical drug trials, post graduate research thesis, MBBS students ICMR STS research projects
    • Publications and Conference presentations.


Subject Semester / Year
Pediatrics 4th,7th,8th and 9th


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD (Doctor of Medicine) Paediatrics SCB Medical College, Cuttack 1999
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) Madurai Medical College, Madurai 1993


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Paediatrics Department, KMC Mangalore Professor 01/10/2010 - till date
Paediatrics Department, KMC Mangalore Professor and Head 01/02/2016 - 31/01/2021
Paediatrics Department, KMC Mangalore Additional Professor 19/05/2009 to 30/09/2010
Paediatrics Department, KMC Mangalore Associate Professor 16/04/2005 to 18/05/2009
Paediatrics Department, KMC Mangalore Assistant Professor 06/04/2000 to 15/04/2005


Area of Interest

Paediatrics Infectious Diseases and HIV , PediatricsPaediatrics Critical Care

Area of Expertise

Paediatrics Haematology Oncology , HIV treatment and training

Area of Research

Paediatrics Infectious Diseases , Haematology Oncology , Neonatology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Received merit certificate for contribution to medical literature, 2005, 2012.
President of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics, 2013.
Life member of the National Neonatology Forum, 2005.
Life member of the Respiratory Chapter of IAP, 2006.

Significance of Interleukin-6 (IL-6) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in children and young adults with febrile neutropenia during chemotherapy for cancer, A prospective study

2012-01-01 Narendra Chaudhary Kranthi Kosaraju Indira Bairy Anupama Borker

Necrotizing fasciitis in children, Experience in a teaching hospital.

2007-01-01 Rathika D Shenoy Nutan

Successful treatment of vincristine induced ptosis and polyneuropathy with pyridoxine and pyridostigmine in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

2012-01-01 Vikram Singhal Anupama S

An unusual case of coetaneous gangrene

2011-01-01 Mahalingam Soundarya Kumar Ranjith

Transient myeloproliferative disorder and eosinophilia pericardial effusion in a down syndrome neonate

2008-01-01 Rathika D Shenoy Nutan Kamath

Effect of HAART on the haematological profile of pediatric HIV patients.

2013-01-01 Shwetha Seetharam

Effects of long term transfusion on glycol metabolic status and pancreatic endocrine function in patients of thalassemia major

2006-01-01 Dr Prakash

Study of effect of HAART on haematological profile and liver function of Paediatrics HIV patients

2007-01-01 Dr Shwetha Seetharam

Prevalence of obesity, dyslipidaemia and impaired glucose tolerance among children treated for childhood cancers

2008-01-01 Dr Saravanan

Study of anthracycline cardio toxicity in childhood cancer survivors.

2009-01-01 Dr Nageshwar Reddy

Alloimmunizataion and redcell autoimmunization in transfusion dependent beta thalassemics.

2010-01-01 Dr Mohamed Saleem

A critical evaluation and comparison of study, 2010 .

Assessment of health related quality of life among HIV positive children attending ART centre in Govt Wenlock Hospital.

2011-01-01 Dr KG Gopakumar

Prevalence of obesity in school children aged 6 to 11yrs in Dakshina Kannada District

2012-01-01 Dr Venkateshwar Reddy

    Don’t preach, but keep talking.


    The Hindu.

    Breast feeding, the best food for the baby.


    Daijiworld weekly.

    Teenage is the difficult stage for children, JR Lobo.


    Udayavani English.