Dr Arul Furtado : MS, MCh, Dnb Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr Arul Furtado

MS, MCh, Dnb Cardiothoracic Surgery

consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon currently working at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. He completed his basic medical training at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore following which he specialized in General Surgery (MS) from the same institute. He gained further training in Cardio-thoracic and Vascular Surgery (CVTS, MCh) from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (A national institute). As additional qualifications he is a Diplomate of the National Board (DNB) in both General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery.
He worked as an Associate Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore before moving to USA for further specialization.

He has completed three fellowships in USA.
Adult Cardiac Surgery - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston
Adult Cardiac Surgery - Emory University, Atlanta
Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery - Emory University, Atlanta - training in Endovascular therapies for aneurysms of the aorta, and trancatheter therapies for structural heart disease - specifically Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and the MitraClip procedure.

His areas of interest include:
Arterial revascularization for coronary artery disease
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Aortic surgery - aneurysm/ dissection
Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR and TEVAR)
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery - Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Heart failure surgery/ Heart transplants

Dr. Jerome Pinto : M.D. Dermatology

Dr. Jerome Pinto

M.D. Dermatology

Dr. Jerome Pinto served as the Professor and Head of the Department of Skin and Venereal Disease, K.S. Hegde Charitable Hospital, Derlakatte, Mangalore. He had formerly served in the same capacity at Father Muller’s Hospital and Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. He is known for his service in the field of Leprosy eradication, he has been serving as the Secretary of Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh since 2002. He has the credit of publishing numerous scientific papers, delivering lectures and presentations, moderating and participating in seminars, workshops, conferences and continuing medical education (CME) programmes. He is enrolled as a ‘Fellow of the Academy’ of the Academy of General Education, Manipal,  and is the recipient of ‘Best Medical Officer’ of the District by District Leprosy Society (2004) and ‘Special Achievement Award’ for outstanding work in Leprosy by the Rotary Club of Mangalore. He is a past president of IMA Mangalore Branch (2004-2005).

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Dr Deepak Pinto : MS Orthopaedics, FRCS (Glasgow,UK)

Dr Deepak Pinto

MS Orthopaedics, FRCS (Glasgow,UK)

Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon

working as Associate professor in KMC Mangalore

and working as Honorary Assistant Medical officer in Govt Wenlock District Hospital, Mangalore.

has done fellowship of Royal college of surgeons FRCS in UK and worked in various hospitals in England.

Has special interest in Arthroscopy( Key hole surgery of joints), joint replacement.

Is part of the District clubfoot correction progamme.

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Dr. Nischith D’souza : MCh Urology

Dr. Nischith D’souza

MCh Urology

Dr Nischith D’Souza completed his Superspeciality training in MCh Urology at Bangalore Medical College, after his undergraduation from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, and MS General Surgery from St John’s Medical College, Bangalore. He secured the first rank in MCh Urology final year University examination conducted by RGUHS, Bangalore. He has published articles in various Journals and also received the Best Paper Awards at the National and South Zone Urology Conferences. He was also selected for the International Travel Fellowship by the Urological Society of India to attend the British Association of Urological Surgeons Meeting at London and is a member of the American Urology Association. He is currently working as a Consultant Urologist in Mangalore.

Dr. Nameeth D’souza : M.S. Opthalmology, FVRS

Dr. Nameeth D’souza

M.S. Opthalmology, FVRS

Dr Nameeth D’Souza is a consultant vitreoretinal surgeon and founder of Mangalore Retina Care. He is a diabetic retinopathy specialist and specially trained in the treatment of all medical and surgical retinal diseases of the eye. He completed his MBBS and MS in ophthalmology under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. He did a Medical Retina fellowship from Sankara Nethralaya Chennai and further went on to to do Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery from the premier MM Joshi Eye Hospital in Hubli. With the increasing prevalence of retinal diseases in this region and patients having to travel to bigger cities for treatment, he started Mangalore Retina Care in 2012 with an aim to create awareness and provide quality retina care to people in and around Mangalore. Mangalore Retina Care is located at Falnir Clinic, Don Bosco Hall Cross Road, Falnir, Mangalore. He is also a visiting consultant at Vasan Eye Care, Mangalore.

Dr Ajay Bhat : MD Medicine

Dr Ajay Bhat

MD Medicine

Dr. Ajay Bhat. MBBS,MD (medicine)
Consultant physician
He has Completed MBBS (2009) and MD (2012) at Kasturba Medical College
Received gold medal in both MBBS and Md medicine.
Presently working as assistant professor at KMC Mangalore and Honarary medical officer at district govt Wenlock hospital.
Special interest in diabetes, blood pressure, cardiology, kidney diseases, migraine, respiratory diseases and other ailments.

Dr Ragavendra Nayak : MD,DM Nephrology

Dr Ragavendra Nayak

MD,DM Nephrology

Education Profile:
KMC Registration No:.69111
Work Experience:
Jun 2008 – Feb 2009
Institution: Father Muller’s Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka
Designation : Assistant Professor
May 2012- July 2012
Institution: Apollo Hospitals Chennai
Designation : Sr. Registrar
August 2012- till date
Institution : A J Hospital, mangalore Karnataka
Education profile
KMC Registration No: 69111
Examination Passed
College & University
Year of Passing
Mysore Medical College, Mysore.
April 2003
M.D. (General Medicine)
JSS Medical College
April – 2008
DNB Nephrology
APOLLO Hospitals. Chennai April -2012

Dr Pradeep Periera : MD,DM Cardiology

Dr Pradeep Periera

MD,DM Cardiology

Dr.Pradeep Pereira completed his MBBS in 2007 from AIMS, B.G Nagar through Karnataka CET, after which he did his MD in Medicine in 2010 from the NSCB medical college Jabalpur after clearing the tough All India post graduate entrance examination in his first attempt. He further obtained a DM degree in Cardiology from one of the best government owned deemed super specialty institution in India, SGPGIMS, Lucknow,.
Dr Pradeep Pereira has been involved in a number of Research Projects and has been co-author of several Articles & abstracts in important Journals on various subjects related to Cardiology. He was awarded first prize for cardiology poster presentation at annual UP-CSI conference. He also has won gold medal in National cardiology quiz held at Kanpur. He is been up-to-date with the Cardiology advances & is a regular attendee of interventional cardiology conferences .He has extensive training in all interventional cardiology procedures including coronary angiograms & angioplasties specially radial route, pacemaker & ICD implantations, valvoplasties etc.
Areas of Interest:
1. Coronary Artery diseases & Intervention
2. Heart Failure
3. Electrophysiology
4. Preventive Cardiology
Dr. Pradeep Pereira is available for Cardiology consultation at Falnir clinic from Monday to Saturday. He is currently working as assistant Professor of Cardiology at Father Muller’s charitable institutions,

Dr Kamalaksh Shenoy : MD Oncolgy

Dr Kamalaksh Shenoy

MD Oncolgy

Obtained his masters degree in Radiation Oncology from the prestigious Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai after his under graduation from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.

Presently he is working as Professor and Head in the Department of Oncology at AJ Hospital and Research Centre, Kuntikana, Mangaluru. He was former Professor and Head of Oncology division at Kasturba Medical College Mangalore. He has a vast experience of 21 years in the specialty of oncology. He has been the Principal Investigator in several National & International Clinical Research Trials on Concurrent Chemoradiation therapy in Head and Neck Cancers, Lung Cancer, Metastatic Breast Cancer, etc

He has undergone ESTRO training for image guided brachytherapy in gynecological malignancies at Florence, Italy. He has rich experience in Modern Radiotherapy Techniques such as Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, Image Guided Radiation Therapy and Biological Targeted Radiation Therapy.

Dr Rashmi Rasquinha : ENT SURGEON

Dr Rashmi Rasquinha


Consultant ear nose throat , head and neck surgeon.

Working as a faculty in the department of ENT, A. J. Institute of health sciences, Mangalore.
Has completed her M.B.B.S. & DLO in ENT ,HEAD & NECK SURGERY from Fr. Muller medical college hospital, Mangalore.
Allergy and upper airway disorders
Headache & vertigo
Speech and voice pathology

Dr Arun Bhat : psychiatrist

Dr Arun Bhat



 Basically a resident of Mangalore, after completing the MBBS from the esteemed institute, Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, did his Diploma in Psychological Medicine(DPM) from MVJ Medical College, Bangalore. Later worked for a brief period at AJ institute of Medical Sciences. Soon after completed his DNB training in Psychiatry at a famous tertiary psychiatric setup, "Masina Hospital", Mumbai. Currently he is working in the department of Psychiatry at K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte and practicing at Falnir clinic. He is specialized in dealing with all kinds of psychiatric illnesses like psychosis, schizophrenia, mood disorders, depression, anxiety disorders like panic attacks, phobia with special interest in sexual medicine( non organic erectile dysfunction,premature ejaculation, nocturnal emission, decreased sexual drive), de-addiction and OCD


Dr Smitha Pinto : MD Paediatrics

Dr Smitha Pinto

MD Paediatrics


Dr Smitha Pinto MD

special interest in neonatal care


Dr May D’souza


Dr May D'souza
Mbbs,MS (Ophthalmology)
Is a general ophthalmologist and anterior segment specialist. Specializes in cataract / phacoemulsification surgery. Currently working in Fr.Muller medical college. Her areas of interest are refractive surgery.

Dr Lynsel Dsouza : MS  Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Lynsel Dsouza

MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Lynsel D’souza consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist
Working as an Assistant Professor at KMC Mangalore and as Honorary assistant medical officer at Government Lady Goschen Hospital.
Has taken active part in motivating women’s health in various campus and associations. Special interests in urogynaecology and endoscopic surgery.

Dr Sydney D’souza : MD Internal Medicine/ Diabetes

Dr Sydney D’souza

MD Internal Medicine/ Diabetes

Dr Eugene Rent :

Dr Eugene Rent

Ravi Kumar :

Ravi Kumar




Dr Ajit Mahale MD


Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr Arvind Karikal MDS



Dr Subash Rai MD


Mr Yogeesh

Mr Srinivas

Laboratory technician

Mr Edward MLT

Mr Ravi MLT

Mrs Sunitha MLT

Mrs Suprita MLT



Mr Clifford

Miss Mamatha


Ms Mary Monteiro