Dr. Raviraj V. Acharya

Professor & Head of the Dept.

Department of Medicine


    Dr Raviraja V Acharya is Professor in the Department of Medicine.


    • Is founder of Manipal Life Style Centre.
    • Is Head of Internal Medicine Division 7 and Director of Alumni Centre.
    • Is member of Board of Studies.
    • Designs curriculum.
    • Reviews and evaluates effectiveness of delivery.


Subject Semester / Year
Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
DNB Internal Medicine National Board of Examinations, New Delhi 1994
MD Internal Medicine Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 1994
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 1990


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC Manipal Professor and Head 1/Jun/2019 till date
KMC, Manipal Professor 04/2006 to May/2019
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor and Unit Head Medicine 7 08/2005 to 03/2006
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 2000 to 2005
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 01/1995 to 2000
KMC, Manipal Lecturer 08/1994 to 01/1995
KMC, Manipal Tutor (Physiology) 07/1990 to 06/1991
KMC, Manipal Junior resident (Dermatology) 01/1990 to 06/1990


Area of Interest

Application of Technology in Healthcare, Life Style in Health and Disease, Chronic Disease Management using Novel Approaches, Endocrine, Metabolism and Obesity

Area of Expertise

Internal Medicine - Medical Ethics - Computer and Handhelds, Critical Care Management

Area of Research

ICT in Obesity/DM Management, Health Devices in Personal Health Management, Automation of Diagnostics

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Association of Physicians of India.
  • Member of Indian Medical Association.
  • Member of Hypertension Society of India.

Carotid stenting in a nonagenarian patient with symptomatic carotid stenosis

2012-31-10 Shetty R Vivek G Gupta M Nayak K Pai U Dias L Naha K Acharya RV

Australasian Medical Journal

A rare case of recurrent pregnancy loss associated with high-titer positivity for perinuclear anti-neutrophilic cytoplasmic antibodies

2012-01-05 Vasudeva A Acharya RV Kumar P

J Hum Reprod Sci

Delayed presentation of scorpion sting with cardiogenic shock

2012-11-10 Dias L Vivek G Manthappa M Acharya RV

BMJ Case Rep

Use of cautery as a therapeutic modality in skin metastasis due to renal cell carcinoma

2012-07-09 Dias L Vivek G Rao AC Acharya RV

BMJ Case Rep

An unusual cause for hyponatremia with seizures

2012-20-03 Naha K Vivek G Dasari S Manthappa M Dias L Acharya RV

BMJ Case Rep

Comprehensive DNA copy number profile and BAC library construction of an Indian individual

2012-01-06 Chakrabarty S Dsouza RR Bellampalli RR Rotti H Saadi AV Gopinath PM Acharya RV Govindaraj P Thangaraj K Satyamoorthy K


Image analysis approach for development of a decision support system for detection of malaria parasites in thin blood smear images

2012-01-08 Prasad K Winter J Bhat UM Acharya RV Prabhu GK

J Digit Imaging

Role of hemodialysis in baclofen overdose with normal renal function

2011-01-11 Dias L Vivek G Manthappa M Acharya RV

Indian J Pharmacol

Jog falls: A pervasive healthcare platform for diabetes management

2010 Nachman, L Acharya R

Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 6030 LNCS, pp. 94-111

Characteristics of microbial drug resistance and its correlates in chronic diabetic foot ulcer infections

2014 Murali, T.S Kavitha, S Spoorthi, J. Acharya, R.V., Satyamoorthy

Journal of Medical Microbiology 63, pp. 1377-1385

Segmentation and classification of tuberculosis bacilli from ZN stained sputum smear images

2009 Makkapati, V. Agrawal, R. Acharya R

IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, CASE 2009, 5234173, pp. 217-220