- INTRODUCTION -

The Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery which has a host of trained Professional renders all varieties of surgical treatment ranging from acquired congenital, traumatic and developmental diseases of the jaws and face to simple extraction of teeth. The quality and promptness of treatment have not only created an impact on the population of Belagavi city but also to the surrounding rural and urban areas.

The profession of highly sophisticated and computerized surgical equipment has helped in changing the outlook of many patients with various defects. For the excellent treatment of patients and for imparting proper clinical and surgical training to students in the Operation Theater, indoor admission is attached to 2400 bedded Super specialty KLE Dr.Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Center.

The department strives for academic excellence by active association with various National and International organizations. The department is reputed in the country with highly qualified staff with vast and varied experience in all the aspects of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

- HISTORY -

B.D.S. Course started in August 1985

M.D.S. Course started in September 1990

  • The FIRST head of the department
    • S.S.Khera M.S.D. (U.S.A)
      Principal, Professor & Head of the Department
      August 1985 to January 1991
  • SUBSEQUENT head of the department
    • Dr.S.C.Anand MDS, MDS (April 1995 to March 1996)
    • Kalyansingh Verma MDS (March 1996 to August 1996)
    • A.P.Chitre MDS. (September 1996 to February 2002)
    • S.M.Kotrashetti MDS. (May 2002 to August 2012)
    • Shridhar D Baliga, MDS (September 2012 to December 2017)
    • Tejraj P Kale, MDS (January 2018 onwards)

- AIMS & OBJECTIVES OF THE DEPARTMENT -

AIM:

The aim of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department is to train dental students in the practice of oral surgery and to train postgraduate students for additional knowledge and ability to pursue a career in any aspect of oral surgery, be it clinical, teaching, or research-oriented & to develop the department as a center of excellence.

OBJECTIVES:

  • As teaching hospital to provide excellent teaching facilities to UG’s and PG’s in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • To provide state of the art patient care services and serves as an apex referral centre.
  • To strive for high quality care to be rendered with maximum efficiency, effectiveness and economy.

- FACULTY -

Dr. Tejraj P Kale, MDS
Professor & Head

Total Experience:
16 years 9 months

Dr. S.M.Kotrashetti, MDS
Professor

Total Experience:
25 years

Dr Arvind Shetti
Professor

Total Experience:
19 years 7 months

Dr. Meenaxi Umarani, MDS
Professor

Total Experience:
16 years 9 months

Dr. Sanjay S Rao, MDS
Professor

Total Experience:
14 years 6 months

Dr. Sidramesh Muttagi, MDS
Reader

Total Experience:
13 years

Dr. Arati Neeli, MDS
Reader

Total Experience:
11 years

Dr. Vijaylaxmi Shettar, MDS
Reader

Total Experience:
8 years

Dr. Abhishek Motimath, MDS
Lecturer

Total Experience:
6 years

Dr. Snehalatha Narvekar, MDS
Lecturer

Total Experience:
1 year 4 months

Dr. Poorvi Ghanti, MDS
Lecturer

Total Experience:
8 months

- Treatment Modalities -

1. Extraction of Tooth

2. Impaction

3. Exodontia and Minor Surgery

4. Dentoalveolar Abscess

5. Trauma

6. Orthognathic surgeries

7. Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate repair

8. Surgery for TMJ

9. Infections

10. Cancer Surgeries

11. Preprosthetic Surgeries

12. Surgery for Pathology of Jaws

DEPARTMENT OF ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY – STAFF ACHIEVEMENTS & RECOGNITION

- EQUIPMENTS -

  • Piezo Surgical Kit
  • Operating Microscope
  • Microsurgery Kit
  • Implant Kit

- Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Gallery -

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