Dr. Annappa Kudva


Department of Surgery


    Dr Annappa Kudva teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    He :

    • Is Unit Head of Surgery, Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal.
    • Guides postgraduate theses and undergraduate ICMR projects.
    • Is external examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate surgery examinations.
    • Sets question paper for MBBS, MS.
    • Conducts CME in surgery at Manipal.
    • Is resource person for national and international workshops of various surgical disciplines.



Subject Semester / Year
General Surgery PY-2, IIIrd year and IVth year
General Surgery IIIrd year
General Surgery PGY-1, PGY-2, PGY-3


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MBBS General Surgery Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 1981
MS General Surgery Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 1986


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Assistant Professor September 1988 - October 1993
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Associate Professor October 1993 - October 2001
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Additional Professor October 2001 - February 2001
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Professor March 2004 - Present


Area of Interest

Gastrointestinal , Breast and Endocrine Surgery

Area of Expertise

Colorectal and Breast Surgery

Area of Research

Gastrointestinal Surgery

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Association of Surgeons of India, 2001.
  • Fellow of The Academy Of General Education- FAGE, 2000.
  • Life Member of Indian Pancreatic Club, 2006.


Visceral artery pseudo aneurysm secondary to pancreatitis

2000-01-01 Kudva A Prasad M Rao A

1.       Kudva A, Prasad M, Rao A, Visceral artery pseudo aneurysm secondary to pancreatitis, Vascular Endovascular Surgery, 2000,34

2.       Rodrigues G, Kudva A, Rao A, Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcooma in Childhood, Indian Journal of Urology, 2001, 17

3.       Kudva A, Tropical Pyomyositis, Medical Journal of Malaysia, 2005, 60

4.       Topno N, Mahesh SG, Kudva A, Lokesh B, Abdominal epilepsy and foreign body in the abdomen, Yonsei Medical Journal, 2005, 46

5.       Nagpal N, Prasad, Kudva A, * Raghavendra Nagaraj, Spontaneous Colocutaneous Fistula, A Rare Presentation Of Colonic Cancer, Internet Journal Of Surgery, 2008, 15

6.       Geetha KR, Kudva A, Bhavatej, Laparoscopic appendicectomy versus open appendicectomy: a comparative study of clinical outcome and cost analysis – Institutional experience, Indian Journal of Surgery, 2009, 71

7.       Hartimath, B., Kudva, A., & Rathore, A. S, Role of Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology in Swellings of the Parotid Region, Indian Journal of Surgery, 2011, 73

8.       Kudva A;  Lakshminarayana B; Addala PK;  Prasad S, A randomized control study on neurosensory outcomes of ilioingunal neurectomy in Linctenstein’s hernia repair, World Journal of Medical Education and Research:, 2015, 10

9.       Pavanchand Shetty H, Bakkannavar SM, Kudva A, Nayak VC, Pradeep Kumar G, Nirmal Krishnan M, Gossypiboma: A land mine in surgical practice, Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 2016, 7

10.   Patnam, V., Narayanan, R., & Kudva, A, A cautionary approach to adult female groin swelling: Hydrocoele of the canal of Nuck with a review of the literature, BMJ Case Reports, 2016

11.   Srujana Reddy Mandadi,  * Annappa Kudva, Acrocutaneous metastasis – A rare presentation, International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 2018, 51

Vascular Endovascular Surgery

Abdominal epilepsy and foreign body in the abdomen

2005-31-01 Topno N Mahesh SG Kudva A Lokesh B

Yonsei Medical Journal

Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcooma in Childhood

2001-01-02 Rodrigues G Kudva A Rao A

Indian Journal of Urology

Tropical Pyomyositis

2004-01-01 Kudva A

Calicut Medical Journal

Laparoscopic appendectomy versus open appendectomy

2009-01-06 Geetha KR Kudva A Bhavatej

Indian Journal Of Surgery

Spontaneous Colocutaneous Fistula, A Rare Presentation Of Colonic Cancer

2008-01-01 Nagaraj Kudva A Prasad Nagpal N

Internet Journal Of Surgery