Dr. Ganesh Kamath Sevagur

Professor & Head of the Dept.

Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery


    Dr Ganesh Kamath Sevagur:

    • Conducts regular departmental meetings and also attends institutional and university meetings.
    • Establishes and maintains the lines of communication with all involved in the departmental functioning.
    •  Develops, categorizes and maintains departmental records and reports.
    • Assists the administration to implement institutional policies, rules and regulations.
    • Writes annual reports about departmental activities.
    • Guides postgraduate students for seminars, paper, poster presentation and journal clubs.
    • Evaluates university examinations, sets question papers for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
    • Also gives clinical guidance to postgraduate students.

    He also participates in development of the institutional and hospital’s philosophy.


Subject Semester / Year
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MCh Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 1992
MS General Surgery Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1989
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1984


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor & Head 04/2002 till date
KMC, Manipal Professor 11/2000 to 2002
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 1995 to 10/2000
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 1993 to 1995


Area of Interest

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Area of Expertise

Thoracic & Vascular Surgeries

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS).
  • Fellow of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery (FIACS).
  • Member of Indian Medical Association, Udupi/Manipal branch.
  • Chairman of the Board of Studies for Cardiovascular- Thoracic Surgery at Manipal University, Manipal.
  • Member of Board of Studies for Bachelor of Perfusion Technology Course, Manipal University, Manipal.
  • Member of the Examining Board for Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Biomedical Engineering.

Valvular closure of atrial septal defect and its extended use

1997-01-01 Shatapathy P Agarwal BK Kamath GS

J Card Surg

Pulmonary valve reconstruction in absent pulmonary valve syndrome: A new technique

1997-01-01 Shatapathy P Agarwal BK Kamath GS Srinivas S

J Card Surg

Tuberculous sternal osteomyelitis and mediastinitis after open heart surgery

1997-01-01 Agarwal BK Kamath GS Shatapathy P

Indian Heart J

In-situ saphenous vein loop arterio-venous fistula for chronic haemodialysis

1998-01-01 Agarwal BK Shatapathy P kamath GS Unni VN

Indian J Urol

Removal of inferior vena caval tumour thrombus: A Simple Technique

1998-01-01 Agarwal BK Shatapathy P Kamath GS Venugopal P Sasidharan K

Indian J Urol

Right heart bypass for inferior vena caval tumour thrombus extending into heart chambers

1999-01-01 Agarwal BK Shatapathy P Kamath GS Yawari GA Sasidharan K

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac

Fascial flap for brachiocephalic arteriovenous fistula

2000-01-01 Kamath GS

Ind J Urol

Mitral valve repair: Manipal alternative

2000-01-07 Shatapathy P Agarwal BK Kamath GS

J Heart Valve Dis

Tricuspid valve repair: A rational alternative

2000-01-03 Shatapathy P Agarwal BK Kamath GS

J Heart Valve Dis

Trifoliate pericardial patch repair of supravalvular aortic Stenosis

2000-01-01 Kamath GS

J Cardiovasc Surg