• Prof. Dr. Kochikar Ganesh Pai

    Prof. Dr. Kochikar Ganesh Pai

    Qualification:

    M.B.B.S., M.S., MCh., (Pae Surg) FICS, FICA (USA), FIAMS, FISPU

    Areas of Interest:

    neonatal Surgery and Pediatric Urology

    Achievements: 

    Obtained his M.B.B.S (1966) & M.S. (Gen.Surg.)(1971) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore and M.Ch (Pediatric Surgery) from Madurai Medical College in the year 1975. One of the first qualified (M.Ch-Ped Surg) Pediatric Surgeon to Practice the branch in the state of Karnataka. One of the first to initiate Pediatric Surgical Services in four Medical College Hospitals in the undivided South Kanara district. One of the first South Esat Asian Pediatric Surgeon to be invited as a South East Asian Guest Lecturer by Sydney Children’s Hospital Australia. He was a member of Senate Academic council and Syndicate of Mangalore University in the Year 1989. He is credited with establishing one of the best Pediatric Surgery Department in Regional Advanced Pediatric Care Center, Government Wenlock Hospital. He has been recognized as a post graduate teacher in pediatric surgery in the year 1994 and has been examiner in M.Ch (Ped. Surg.) to Manipal, Bombay, M.G.R. Medical, N.T.R Medical and Calicut Universities. He has published papers in National and International Journals and presented Papers in National and International conferences. He has written a Chapter on Nectrotizing Enteritis in the Text Book of Tropical Pediatric Surgery. He has delivered several Orations.

    Award & Honors:

    He Has been Honoured and awarded by Jaycees, Rotarians, Indian Medical Association, Kasturba Medical college, Fr. Muller’s Charitable Institutions and International College of Surgeons. He has been decorated by several Fellowships, the noted one being the Fellow of Indian Society for Pediatric Urology. He has been recognized as a gifted teacher and dexterous surgeon by his vast number of students and innumerable patients. His special field of interest is neonatal Surgery and Pediatric Urology.