The department was started in the year 1966 and it was headed by Dr. R. A. Kutre. Dr. D.S. Kuchabal joined the Department in 1971 as Asst. Prof, & later served as Head of the Department till 2000. Dr. B. Siddaramappa joined the department in1978 as a lecturer and served as Head of the Department from 2000 to Jan. 2010 & continued to work as Professor till Feb. 2018. Dr. B.S. Manjunathswamy joined the department as a lecturer in 1985 and served as Head of the Department from Feb. 2010 to Apr. 13 and again from May 2016 he has worked as Head of the department till 18th Mar. 2020. Dr. A.M. Pandit joined the department as a lecturer in 1991 and served as Head of the Department from May 2013 till May 2016 and again from 19th March 2020 he is working as Head of the Department. The other staff members working in the department are Dr. Bhavana Doshi Professor and Dr. Shivakumar Patil as Associate Professor, Dr. Vijaya Sajjan as Associate Professor, Dr. Farhana Taj as Assistant Professor, Dr. Amruta Mohite as Senior Resident & Dr. Sharada Goudagaon as Senior Resident.