Department of O.B.G

Post Graduate

M.D - 7 seats


The OBG department occupies the III Floor of the Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre.

  • Obstetric Beds 50 (Fifty)
Intensive Obstetrics -- 4
Eclampsia Ward -- 4
Septic Ward -- 3
  • Gynaecologic Beds 40 (Forty)
  • Separate OPD Sections for Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Minor OT
PPTCT Centre
Specialty Clinic

Is extremely well equipped with about 120 textbooks, and about 15 indexed national and international journals.


Is fully equipped with AV facilities including Multi Media Projector. Demonstration Room, Museum and Spacious Duty Rooms for Staff, P.G. Students, Interns and Undergraduate Students.


General Ward 3 beds, Special Wards 2 Beds --- Foetal Monitoring --- Neo Netal Resuscitation

Operation Theatres are separate for  Cesarean Section          – 1 No. Gynaecologic Surgery    – 2 Nos. Endoscopic Surgery       – 1 No. Septic Cases               -- 1No.


We have an a 100 Pro Wipro GE machine with an EV Probe.


The Department consist of 3 (Three)  Units.

Routine Undergraduate teaching i.e, Lectures and clinics are conducted in each of the units everyday. Beside this undergraduates are posted for labor ward duty, after teaching hours, when the postgraduates on duty are encouraged to teach these students. Also these  undergraduates have to assist the PG Students and interns in conducting deliveries and carrying out minor investigations and minor procedures.

Post Graduate teaching is undertaken everyday. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons are reserved for PG teachings programs and Friday afternoons are reserved for guest lectures. Allied posting –

    1. Oncology posting to Curie centre.
    2. Bangalore Kidney Foundation -- Urology
    3. Perinatal Mortality Meeting – Monthly

The staffs are encouraged to attend state, national and international conferences and every assistance and encouragement is given to make presentations at these conferences. The department staff are also very popular teachers at the annual CME for Post Graduates conducted by the Bangalore Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BSOG).

Staff Training –

    1. Laproscopy.
    2. Ultrasound.
    3. IVF Centres.

The Interns too are involved in the teaching programs. They are expected to make short presentations during their internship. The postgraduates guide these presentations.


  • High Risk Pregnancy Clinic
  • Infertility
  • Family Planning / Counseling
  • Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Well Woman Clinic

Sl No.






1     Dr. Jayanthy T     Prof & HOD


2     Dr. Suvarna R     Professor


3     Dr. Savithri D R     Professor


4     Dr.Savitha T S     Professor


5     Dr. Shashikala H Gowda     Professor


6     Dr. Malathi.T     Associate Professor


7     Dr. Veena B T     Associate Professor


8     Dr. Smitha K     Associate Professor


9     Dr. Reethu Varadarajan     Associate Professor


10     Dr. Hethyshi Ranganna     Associate Professor


11     Dr. Smitha.K     Senior Resident


12     Dr. Karishma Talwar     Senior Resident


13     Dr. Shraddha N Kurkuri     Senior Resident



Dr Jayanthy. T

  1. Jayanthy.T, Ramya Madireddy A - Comparative study of Labetalol versus Methyldopa in the treatment of pre-eclampsia. Jan 2016 JEBMH, Vol 3, Issue 8.
  2. Jayanthy.T, Suvarna.R, Nirmala.S A Role of diagnostic Hysterolaparoscopy in evaluation of female infertility.2016 Jan , JEBMH Vol3, Issue 8.
  3. Jayanthy.T - Screening of thyroid disorders in pregnancy with TSH estimation. 2018 Jan, JEBMH, Vol 3, Issue 8
  4. Dhatri,Jayanthy.T, D A Retrospective study of magnitude of cases of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome and its co-relation with PEM, 2020 Jan, IRDR, Vol9, Issue 11, Page 32097-32101.
  5. Vikram S Nadig, Jayanthy.T, Sudha.C.P - Effect of Maternal Thyroid status at delivery on Neonatal Thyroid status: A Retrospective study in a Tertiary Care centre. 2020 June, IJSR, Vol 9, Issue 6, ISSN No. 2277-8179
  6. Jayanthy.T, Sindu.K.S Nutrition in FGR – October 2020, FOGSI International conference (virtual)
  7. Jayanthy.T, Rakshitha.B A case of oesophageal candidiasis in pregnancy, July 2021, IJSR, Vol 10, Issue 7.
  8. Jayanthy.T, Rachana.B.Rao Ohvira syndrome with left radial hemimelia: a rare association, 2021 Sep;10(9) IJRCOG
  9. Jayanthy.T ,Ragvi Raman Comparative study of efficacy and safety of intravenous ferric carboxymaltose versus iron sucrose in treatment of post partum anemia, 2021 Sep, IJRCOG

Dr. Suvarna R

  1. Jayanthy.T, Suvarna R - Role of diagnostic hysterolaparoscopy in evaluation of female infertility, Journal of evidence based medicine and healthcare 2016; 3(8), 226-227. DOI: 10.18410/jebmh/2016/53
  2. Savitha.T.S, Suvarna R - A comparative study of low dose magnesium sulphate regime versus zuspan’s regime in severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia, Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences 2015, vol. 4, issue 20, March 09, page: 3515-3521, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2015/506
  3. Veena.B.T, Suvarna R - Comparative study of nimodipine versus nifedipine in the treatment of hypertension in pregnancy, IOSR Journal or Pharmacy. (e)-ISSN: 2250-3013, (p)-ISSN: 2319-4219. Volume 4, Issue 7 (July 2014), PP: 34-37
  4. Savithri.D.R, Suvarna R - Neonatal outcome in randomised controlled trial of low dose oral misoprostol in comparison with intra cervical dinoprostone gel for labour induction, International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2017 Jan7(l): 165-168

Dr Savithri. D.R

  1. Savithri. D.R - Randomized control trial of low dose oral misoprostol compared with intracervical dinoprostone gel for cervical ripening. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynaecology – 2018 Jan Vol -7 (1), Issue 1, Page1.
  2. Savithri.D.R , Suvarna.R, Prashanthi Chennupali- Neonatal outcome in randomized control trial of Low dose oral misoprostol in comparision with intracervical Dinoprostone gel for Labour Induction. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynaecology – 2018 Jan Vol -7 (1), Issue 1, Page 165.
  3. Savithri.D.R,Nirmala Shivalingaiah,Pallavi R et all- Assessment of Perinatal Outcome in High Risk Pregnancies using Serial Umbilical Artery Doppler, International Journal of Medicine and allied Health Sciences 2014, Vol 3 Issue 3 ISSN 2348 – 3229,
  4. Savithri.D.R, Pallavi Reethu varadarajan et all - Optimizing Perinatal Outcome in High risk Pregnancies using Doppler Velocimetry. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences, Vol – 4, Issue 95, Nov 2015, Page No. 16064

Dr Savitha. T.S

  1. Savitha.T.S, Suvarna.R ,Uma.T - A comparative study of low dose magnesium sulphate regime versus Zuspan’s regime in severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia . Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental sciences 2015, Vol 4, Issue 20 Page 3515 -3521
  2. Savitha.T.S Waghmare Sapna - A comparision of pap smear, colposcopy and colposcopy directed biopsy in evaluation of unhealthy cervix. (Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences. Vol 4. Issue 21,Page 3639-3647.
  3. Savitha.T.S , Kanmani.T.R,Nirmala.S - comparative study of intracervical PGE2 gel with extra amniotic Foleys catheter for pre induction cervical ripening. International Journal of Scientific Research 2015 April, Vol 4, Issue 4, IJSR, Page 28-30
  4. Savitha.T.S, Pruthvi.S, Sudha.C.P et all - A Comparative study of feto-maternal outcome in expectant management versus active management in pre-labour rupture of membranes at term. IJRCOG (et al J Reprod Contracept Obsist Gynecol 2018 Jan 7(1), Page 1-6
  5. Swetha Ghosh, Savitha.T.S - A Retrospective study on Emergency Obstetric Hysterectomy in a Tertiary care Hospital. 2019 Nov , IJSR, Vol 8, Issue 11, Page 757-759
  6. Savitha.T.S,Manjari Assessment of Psychological impact of COVID 19 Pandemic in Pregnant Women. 2021 Aug, IJSR, Vol 10 Issue 8, Page 571-574

Dr. Shashikala H Gowda

  1. Shashikala H Gowda, Ramya Madireddy - Nuchal cord in pregnancy – Unravelling the myth. IJSR, June 2013, ISSN 2277 - 8179
  2. Shashikala H Gowda,, Ramya Madireddy - Study of abdominal wall endometriosis in a tertiary care centre – A retrospective study.March 2015, Volume 4, Issue 3, ISSN No. 2277-8179
  3. Shashikala H Gowda, Asmitha Singh - Study of correlation between ultrasonographically observed grade 3 placenta at 36 weeks gestation and fetal and maternal out comes.Mar 2015, IJSR, Vol 6, ISSN, ISSN2319-7064.
  4. Shashikala H Gowda – Rakshitha - Absorbable synthetic versus catgut suture material for episiotomy repair. Sep 2021, IJRCOG, ID No. 10546.
  5. Shashikala H Gowda, Swati Tarigopal - To validate the sensitivity and specificity of diabetes in pregnancy study group of India (DIPSI) Recommended 75 G Oral glucose challenge test by comparing with carpenter and Couston 100G Oral glucose tolerance test. Sep 2021 IJRCOG, ID 10555.
  6. Shashikala H Gowda, Mansi Dhingra - Correlation of obesity, insulin resistance and lipid profile in women with PCOS in KIMS Hospital Bangalore. JEMDS 2015 – Vol 4, Issue 19 March 15
  7. Shashikala H Gowda, Mansi Dhingra - A 3 year study of cardiac disease in a pregnant women in a tertiary care set up. Journal evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences, March 2015, Vol 4, Issue 20, Page 3508 – 3514

Dr. Malathi.T

  1. Malathi.T, Sowmya Sampurna Maddipati - A comparative study of serum magnesium levels in preterm labour and term labour; International journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology; 2020 Aug, 9(8); 3291- 3296
  2. Dr. Aishwarya BR and Dr. Malathi T - To study the magnitude of subchorionic hemorrhage in threatened abortion in a tertiary care centre; International journal of Applied Research; 2020;6(1):130-132
  3. Dr. Surya Chandrika Bondada, Dr. Malathi T - Clinical perspective of Ectopic Pregnancy in a tertiary care hospital in karnataka, India; International journal of Science and Research; 2017 July, vol 6,issue 7:325-327
  4. Kanimani.T.R, Chitra Nagaraj ,Malathi.T et all - Assessment of study skills of fifth term medical students- an experience at a private medical college; International journal of scientific research; 2016 Sep , vol 5, issue ;9:366-368
  5. Kanimani.T.R Malathi.T, Vasanthy Vijay - Socio Demographic factors- Does it make difference to undergo hysterectomy among women; International journal of scientific research; 2016 Sep, vol 5, issue 9; 362- 365
  6. Malathi.T, Smitha K Ectopic Pregnancy - An experience in medical hospital and Research institute; International journal of scientific research; 2015 june, vol 4:issue 6;53-57
  7. Sowmya.K, Smitha K,Malathi T et all - Platelet count - A prognostic indicator for pre eclampsia; International journal of scientific research; 2015 April, vol 4, issue 4;380- 383
  8. Smitha.K, Sowmya.K , Malathi.T Study of waveforms in pregnancy induced hypertension and its correlation with perinatal outcome; International journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology; 2014 June, vol 3(2): 428- 433

Dr. Veena. B.T

  1. Veena.B.T, Suvarna.R - Comparative study of Nimodipine versus Nefedipine in the treatment of hypertension in pregnancy. 2014 July, ISOR, Journal of pharmacy, Vol 4, Issue 7
  2. Veena.B.T, Nirmala Shivalingaiah - Role of transvaginal sonography versus diagnostic hysteroscopy in abnormal uterine bleeding ( Obstetrics and Gynaecolgy section DOI, 2014 Dec, Vol 8, Issue 12, Page OC06 – OC08.
  3. Savithri.D.R, .Reethu.V,, Veena.B.T - A clinical study of amniotic fluid index and umbilical Arrey Doppler study at or beyond 34 weeks gestation and it relationship to perinatal outcomeJEMDS. Volume 4 March 2015
  4. Veena.B.T, Anushree - A Retrospective study of Cervical Cytology and its Correlation with Hysterectomy Hystopathology Report. International Journal of Research in Engineering Sciences and Management, Nov 2019, Vol – 2, Issue – 2 Page 469-473
  5. Veena.B.T, Rachana.B.Rao Assessment of vasectomy awareness as a method of contraception in KIMS,Hospital Bangalore. International Journal of Science and Research.Jul 5 2021, Volume 10, Issue 7, Page 52 – 54.
  6. Veena.B.T, Madhubala - Efficacy of Oral Nifedipine as a tocolytic Agent. nternational Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Jul 2021, Volume 10, Issue 9, Page 30-33
  7. Veena.B.T, Sankalpa - Comperative study of Oral Nifedipine and Retrorodril in the management of preterm labour . International Journal of Science and Research.Jul 5 2021, Volume 10, Issue 7, Page 52 – 54.

Dr. Smitha. K

  1. Smitha.K, Sowmya.K - Study of Doppler wave forms in pregnancy induced hyper tension and its correlation with perinatal outcome. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Jun 2014, Vol – 3, Page 428.
  2. Smitha Krishnegowda, Veena M.S - Efficacy of Coloposcope Technique with Papsmear and Histology in Screening of Cervical Lesions. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Sep 2014, Vol – 3, Issue – 3, Page 696.
  3. Sowmya.K, Smitha K Platelet count – A Prognostic factor for pre-eclampsia – Vol 4, Issue -4 April 2015, IJSR.
  4. Smitha K, Nirmala Shivalingaiah, Harsha N Biliangady - Fetus in Fetu Double Trouble: A Rare Case, International Journal of Scientific reports May 2015, Vol – 1, Issue – 1, Page 94
  5. Malathi.T, Smitha K - Ectopic pregnancy – An experience in Medical Hospital and Research Institute – Vol – 4, Issue – 6, June 2015, IJSR.
  6. Smitha.K, Nita G A Study of Effect of Antenatal Corticosteroids on requirement of Surfactant and Ventilator in preterm Neonates. International Journal of Sciences and Research, Sep 2019, Vol – 8, Issue – 9
  7. Smitha.K,Nita G Study on Causes of Thrombocytoperia in pregnancy in tertiary care Hospital. International Journal of Science and Research, Jan 2020, Vol – 9, Issue – 1 Page 268.
  8. Smitha K , Nita.G - Significance of LDH in Severity of HypertensiveDisorders of Pregnancy International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021
  9. Smitha Krishnegowda , Nita.G Study of the serum uric acid level as a prognostic indicator in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy . Vol – 10, Issue – 9, Sep 2021, IJRCOG.

Dr. Hethyshi. R

  1. Hethyshi.R, Harsha N Biliangady - Duodenal perforation in a lady with twin gestation and severe preeclampsia. Journal of Case reports 2013;3(2);349-352
  2. Hethyshi.R, Nirmala Shivalingaiah = Hysterectomy for dysfunctional uterine bleeding in women with previous tubal sterilisation. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet and Gynaecol. 2014 March ; 3(1);204-207. DOI: 10.5455/320-1770.IJRCOG20140341 Pissn 2320-1770.
  3. Hethyshi.R, S.T.Saha - Prophylatic magnesium sulphate in severe preeclampsia Loading dose only vs. Conventional 24 hour therapy of modified Pritchard’s regime – A randomised trial. IOSR Journal of pharmacy. 2014 June;4(6);39-47.Pissn:2319-4219
  4. Hethyshi.R The pattern of variations in the first trimester fetal heart rate in Indian population – A pilot study. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Nov;8(11):4419-4423.
  5. Hethyshi.R Breast feeding in suspected or confirmed cases of covid 19 – a New Perspective. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India. 2020 July;(Online Print). DOI10.1007/s13224-020-01336-2.
  6. Hethyshi Ranganna, Payal Keswarpu – Cervical Cancer screening with pap smear and VIA using a novel VIA kit in a tertiary care hospital in south India. – Medtext Publications, 2020, Volume 2, Article 1015, Page 45 – 47

Dr. Reethu Varadarajan

  1. Nirmala Shivalingaiah, Reethu.V, A clinical study of amniotic fluid index and umbilical Arrey Doppler study at or beyond 34 weeks gestation and it relationship to perinatal outcome. JEMDS. Volume 4 March 2015
  2. Savithri.D.R, Reethu.V, Optimizing perinatal outcome in high risk pregnancies using Doppler Velocimetry. JEMDS. Volume 4 / November 2015
  3. Reethu.V, Nirmala Shivalingaiah Double trouble a rare case of uterine torsion with ovarian torsion, International journal. Nepal journal of obstetrics and gynecology,2016
  4. Reethu.V, Teja.Retrospective analysis in post hysterectomy status. International journal of research engineering scince and management. Volume 3 June 2020
  5. Yashaswini P Rao, Reethu.V, Clinical study on the effect of body mass index on pregnancy outcome, IJDMSR, August 2021
  6. Reethu.V, Rakshitna - Clinical outcome of missed abortion in a tertiary care centre

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