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Faculty of Medical & Allied Health Sciences +91-08234-287436 / 287433

Chief of Hospital

Dr. K. M. Shivakumar

MBBS., M.D. (General Medicine)
Chief of Hospital / Medical Superintendent
Adichunchanagiri Hospital & Research Center, BG Nagara

Dr. K.M. Shivakumar is a highly respected figure in the Indian medical field, with a distinguished career spanning over three decades. He currently serves as the Chief of Hospitals at Adichunchanagiri Hospital & Research Center at Bellur, Karnataka, providing invaluable leadership and ensuring top-quality patient care.

Dr. Shivakumar’s academic background is truly impressive. He obtained his MBBS degree from Mysore University in 1984, followed by an MD in General Medicine in 1988. His dedication to continuous learning led him to pursue further training in non-interventional cardiology at the prestigious ESCORTS Heart Institute in New Delhi. This expertise has undoubtedly enriched his clinical practice and academic contributions.

Throughout his career, Dr. Shivakumar has been a passionate educator, dedicating a total of 33 years to teaching medical students. He has held esteemed positions, including Professor and Head of the Department of General Medicine at the Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS). His commitment to fostering excellence in medical education is further evidenced by his tenure as Chairman of the Board of Studies for PG clinical programs at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) from 2019 to 2022. He has also served on the Board of Studies (Medicine) at Adichunchanagiri University and the Academic Council of
the University of Mysore.

Dr. Shivakumar’s leadership extends beyond the classroom. He has been a Medical Superintendent at MIMS and later served as Principal, demonstrating exceptional administrative skills and a commitment to smooth institutional functioning. Driven by a thirst for knowledge and a desire to improve patient outcomes, Dr. Shivakumar has actively engaged in research activities. He has served as the Principal Investigator in several pivotal clinical trials, including studies on Sepsis-induced Coagulopathy, Convalescent Plasma Therapy for COVID patients, Aviptadil for COVID-19 treatment, and a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. His research contributions hold immense value for advancing medical treatment protocols.

Dr. Shivakumar’s dedication extends to professional associations. As a Life Member of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the Association of Physicians of India (API), he actively contributes to the medical community. Notably, he served as the General Secretary of the API’s Mandya Chapter, further demonstrating his commitment to collaborative efforts within the medical fraternity. His achievements have been recognized with prestigious awards, including the Karnataka State IMA Doctors’ Day Award in 2020, the Popular Teacher Award at MIMS in 2018, and the Vaidya Ratna Award from the Lions Club Mandya in 2019.

Dr. K.M. Shivakumar epitomizes excellence in medical education, clinical practice, research, and leadership. His unwavering dedication to patient care, academic excellence, and professional development makes him a truly remarkable asset to the Indian healthcare system.