Welcome to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka.

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology was started in the year 1966.      Dr. B. S. Kodkany was the first Head of the department since its inception.  Dr. B.R. Desai the present Head of the department took over in the year 1997. The objective is to train the students to acquire the competencies pertaining to Obstetrics and Gynaecology which are essential to practice at all levels of health system in the community and globally. Secondly to provide state of the art health cares to women on par with global standards.

Our efforts are focused towards: 

–    Excellence in women’s health care throughout their reproductive years and beyond.

–    Excellence in teaching our graduates and post graduates.

Postgraduate degree & diploma courses (MD and DGO) were started in the year 1978.  147 MD candidates & 220 DGO candidates have completed their post graduation since then. We have a strong academic and scientifically based teaching programme that covers the subject in its totality. Our aim is to develop a competent, responsible Obstetrician and Gynecologist who can thrive and flourish in an environment of socio-cultural and professional diversity. This is achieved by training, moulding, involving them in a stimulating, thought evoking academic environment, promoting self learning and by intermittently evaluating and assessing their progress.

The department has been actively involved in academic and research activities since its inception,  a number of international and national research projects have been completed and some are ongoing, these have been funded by both international and national agencies.  Conference, Workshops, CME’s, have been conducted at the International, National and Zonal level on a regular basis.