Dr Rahul R Bhat

Associate Professor

Department of Surgery



    • Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students of medical stream.
    • Teaching 3rd year undergraduate dental students.
    • Assisting the administration to implement Manipal Academy of Higher Education policies, rules and regulations.
    • Organizing the departmental activities.
    • Helping orient the new interns joining duty after their final MBBS exam.
    • Active participation in organising CME and other departmental events.


Subject Semester / Year
General Surgery Post graduates
General Surgery MBBS


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MS General Surgery Medical College, Trivandrum 2008
MBBS VIMS, Bellary 2002


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Mangalore Associate Professor 2014- till date
KMC Mangalore Assistant Professor 2010-2014
KMC, Mangalore Senoir Resident 2009-10


Area of Interest

1. Clinical Diagnostics 2. Critical care in surgery

Area of Expertise

1. Minimal access surgery 2. Emergency surgery 3. Critical care in surgery

Area of Research

Currently co-authoring book on critical care in surgery

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  1. Founding member and Joint secretary of ACCC-India
  2. Treasurer of Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) Dakshin Kannada chapter 2016
  3. Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  4. Founding member of Hernia Society of India (HSI)
  5. Member of Hospital auditing body in preparation for NABH
  6. Department representative of Dental Board of studies
  7. Department representative of CBME programme
  8. Member of college medical education unit.

Naga Aparna Peri, Rahul R. Bhat, Poornachandra Thejeswi D. S, B. K. Shivaprasad Rai. CORRELATION OF MODE OF INJURY, CLINICAL PRESENTATION TO THE ORGAN INJURY AND MANAGEMENT IN ABDOMINAL TRAUMA. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental sciences.2018.

SPV Rai, H Sharma, R Bhat, S Prabhu. Unusual case of viscus perforation following a freak accident. Medical Journal of Dr. DY Patil University 10 (1), 103. 2017.

R Kateel, AJ Augustine, S Ullal, S Prabhu, R Bhat, P Adhikari. Development And Validation Of Health Related Quality Of Life Questionnaire (Indian Scenario) In Diabetic Foot Ulcer Patients. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews. 2017.

PC Thejeswi, MV Pai, R Bhat. Role of Diagnostic Laparoscopy in the Management of Gastro Oesophageal, Pancreatic and Colorectal Cancers. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 14 (10), 107-113. 2015

P Thejeswi, V Krishna, S Prabhu, R Bhat. Role of Advancement Flaps in Excision of Pilonidal sinus. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 14 (7), 74-76. 2015

S Soma, PC Reddy, R Bhat, S Prabhu. Penile Metastases From Prostate Adenocarcinoma: A Rare Presentation. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR 9 (9), PD03 2015.