Dr. Ranjan Ramakrishna K


Department of Anaesthesiology


    Ranjan Ramakrishna is a Professor and is also a Consultant Anesthesiologist in the Department of Anaesthesiology, KMC Hospital, Mangalore.

    He teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is also a research guide and an examiner for the postgraduates.


Subject Semester / Year
Anaesthesiology Seventh and eighth semester MBBS
MD in Anaesthesia
Diploma in Anaesthesia


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Anaesthesiology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1995
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1987


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Professor 03/05/2020 - till date
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Associate Professor 2016-02/05/2020
Srinivas Medical College, Mukka, Mangalore Professor and Head 2010-2015
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Associate Professor 2000-2010
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor 1995-2000


Area of Interest

Paediatric Anaesthesia, Critical Care

Area of Expertise

Central Venous Cannulation, labour Analgesia

Area of Research

Anaesthesia related subjects

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

1) Life member, Indian Medical Association, Mangaluru Secretary 2008-09

2) Life member, Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, 2001-02 - Received best branch award 

Top publications of Dr. Ranjan Ramakrishna K:

1) Ranjan Ramakrishna, Shalini, Sunil BV, Neeta, Sonal Bhat. Efficacy of Epidural Clonidine as an Adjuvant to Local Anesthetic in Lower Abdominal Surgeries: A Randomised Control Clinical Trial. (2018 Indian Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia; 5(2):259-264.
2) Ranjan Ramakrishna, Hemanth KJ, Sunil BV, Neeta S, Sonal Bhat Oral Premedicationin Children: A randomised study of a combination of Midazolam, Ketamine,with atropine Vs Midazolam and atropine Vs Ketamine and Atropine(2018) Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia 5 (2): 2394 (Research Article)
3) Ranjan RK, Neeta S, Sunil BV.A Randomised Double Blinded Study Comparing the Postoperative Analgesic Effects of Butorphanol, Parecoxib and Tramadol in Patients Undergoing Major Surgical Procedures . (2019) Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal, 12(2): 809-814
4) Mohammed Irfanullah, Thrivikram Shenoy, Ranjan RK. A Comparative Study of Caudal Butorphanol and Fentanyl for Alleviating Post operative Pain in Infraumbilcal procedures in children below 3 years of age (2019) Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research Volume 12 Issue 1,