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educator , gynecologist , consultant , Obstetrician

Pralhad R. Kushtagi, Indian gynecologist, educator, obstetrician, consultant. Achievements include research in labor and delivery; research in gynecological oncology. Cancer Technology Transfer fellowship, International Union Against Cancer, 1993, International Faculty Exchange Program fellowship, Loma Linda University, 1993, Visiting Technology Specialist fellowship, Fiji School Medicine, 2003.


Kushtagi, Pralhad R. was born on August 18, 1954 in Karadkal, India. Son of Raghavendracharya V. and Sundarabai Kushtagi.


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Government Medical College, Bellary, Karnataka, India, 1976. Doctor of Medicine, Postgraduate Institute Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, 1996. Diploma, National Board Examination, New Dehi, 1988.


Internship Government Medical College, Bellary, India, 1977—1978, Army Medical College Center, Lucknow, India, 1977—1978, army medical officer India, 1977—1980. Resident in community medicine Karnataka Medical College, Hubli, 1982—1983. Resident in obstetrics-gynecology Postgraduate Institute Medical Education and Research, 1983—1986, senior resident obstetrics-gynecology, 1988—1996.

Assistant professor Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India, 1988—1991, reader, 1991—1993, associate professor, 1993—1995, professor, 1997—2007, BP Koirala Institute Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal, 1996—1997, College Medicine, King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, since 2007. Medical practitioner Clinic Sanjeevini, Gangavati, India, 1980—1982. Captain Army Med.Coll.

Indian Army, 1977-1980.


  • Achievements include research in labor and delivery. Research in gynecological oncology.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Medical Disorders in Pregnancy - an update. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow: Indian College Ob-Gyn., Royal Society Health, Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygeine, College Chest Physicians, India. Member: Association Gynecological Oncologists India (executive 2001-2003), Indian Medical Association, Gangavati and Manipal Branches (secretary, vice president), Federation Ob-Gyn. Society India, Manipal Branch (president 2003-2005), Federation Ob Gyn.

Society India (secretary 1990-1997).


Married Savitri Gadwal, August 26, 1983. 1 child Swati Pralhad.

Raghavendracharya V.

Sundarabai Kushtagi

Savitri Gadwal

Swati Pralhad Kushtagi