Dr. Girisha K.M.


Department of Medical Genetics


    • Dr Girisha KM teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.
    • He is guide for PhD scholars, and also a project investigator.


Subject Semester / Year
Medical Genetics


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
DM Medical Genetics Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 2005
MD Paediatrics Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospitals, Mumbai 2002
MBBS Government Medical College, Mysore 1999
Fellow Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor & Head
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor (Paediatrics) 2008 to 2012

Genotype and phenotype correlation of Indian patients with Morquio syndrome


Indian Council of Medical Research

Value of fetal autopsy and establishment of normal fetal radiologic anatomy


Indian Council of Medical Research

Evaluation of multiplex ligation dependent probe amplification (MLPA) for diagnosis and carrier detection in families with a dystrophinopathy


Department of Science and Technology


Area of Interest

Mendelian disorders, Skeletal Dysplasia and Dysmorphology

Area of Expertise

Dysmorphology, Skeletal dysplasias, Teratogens, Genetic counselling Neuromuscular disorders, Neurodegenerative disorders, Genetic hemolytic anemia, Disorders of sexual differentiation Malformation scan, Fetal autopsy, Cytogenetics Molecular genetics.

Area of Research

Skeletal dysplasia, Mendelian disorders, dysmorphology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of International Society for Skeletal Dysplasia 
  • Founding Member and Secretary of Indian Academy of Medical Genetics
  • Life Member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics and its Genetics Specialty Chapter
  • Member of American College of Medical Genetics
  • Associate Editor, Genetic Clinics
  • Associate editor for American Journal of Medical Genetics
  • Established Master of Science program in Genetic Counseling in India.


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Mutations in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta from consanguineous Indian families.

Stephen J Girisha KM Dalal A Shukla A Shah H Srivastava P Kornak U Phadke SR.

Eur J Med Genet 2014.

VerIC.Organizatioforrare diseases India (ORDI) - addressing the challenges andopportunities for the Indian rare diseases' community.

Rajasimha HK, Shirol PB Ramamoorthy P, Hegde M Barde S, Chandru V RavinandanME, Ramchandran R Haldar K, Lin JC Babar IA, Girisha KM Srinivasan Navaneetham D, Battu R Devarakonda R, Kini U Vijayachandra K

Genet Res (Camb). 2014 Aug13;96:e009. doi: 10.1017/S0016672314000111. PubMed PMID: 25579084.

Anomalies associated with single umbilicalartery at perinatal autopsy.

Nayak SS Shukla A Girisha KM.

Indian Pediatr. 2015 Jan;52(1):73-4. PubMed PMID:25638195.

White Matter Changes in GM1Gangliosidosis.

Tuteja M Bidchol AM Girisha KM Phadke S.

Indian Pediatr. 2015 Feb 8;52(2):155-6. PubMed PMID: 25691190.

Clinical Utility of Fetal Autopsy and its Impact on Genetic Counseling.

Nayak SS, Shukla A Lewis L, Kadavigere R Mathew M, Adiga PK Vasudeva A, Kumar P Shetty J, Shah H Girisha KM.

Prenat Diagn. 2015 Mar 12. doi: 10.1002/pd.4592. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25763538.