Mangaluru: KMC Hospital Attavar inaugurates renovated orthopaedic OPD

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Mangaluru, Jun 21: Dr Sharath Kumar Rao K, pro vice chancellor, health sciences, MAHE Manipal inaugurated the renovated orthopaedic OPD at KMC Hospital Attavar, Mangaluru on Jun 20. Later, a programme was held at Conference Hall 1 in KMC Attavar Tower 2.

Dr M Shantharam Shetty, pro chancellor, NITTE Deemed to be University was the guest of honour. The programme commenced with a lamp-lighting ceremony officiated by the chief guests and other dignitaries. Dr Atmananda S Hegde, HOD of the department of orthopaedics, welcomed the guests and gave a gist on the history of the department.

The programme also served as a platform to honour the former HODs of Kasturba Medical College Dr M Shantharam Shetty, Dr B Seetharama Rao, Dr Umananda Mallaya, Dr Surendra U Kamath, and Dr K Ramachandra Kamath contributions in recognition of their distinguished service in the department of Orthopaedics.

Pro-chancellor Dr M Shantharam Shetty in his speech recalled many memorable moments that he spent in the department of orthopaedics at KMC Mangalore from 1973 to 1997. He wished that the orthopaedic department of the hospital would reach greater heights.

Dean of KMC Mangaluru Dr B Unnikrishnan spoke on the occasion and congratulated team Orthopaedics at KMC Hospital Attavar.

The chief guest Dr Sharath Kumar Rao K in his speech praised the orthopaedic team at KMC Hospital Attavar for their dedication to providing high-quality patient care. He also recalled the moments he spent as a student in KMC Mangaluru. He acknowledged the support of his teachers who were responsible for his present achievement.

Dr B Unnikrishnan - dean of KMC Mangaluru, Dr Anand Venugopal - COO of Teaching Hospitals, MAHE Manipal, Dr John Ramapuram - medical superintendent of KMC Hospital Attavar, and Dr Atmananda S Hegde were all present on the dais.

Dr Vihar Joshi served as the master of ceremony, while Dr Premjeeth Sujeer delivered the vote of thanks.




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