Manual of Obstetrics - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9788131242407, 9788131242414

Manual of Obstetrics

4th Edition

Authors: Muralidhar Pai Prahalad Kushtagi SUDIP Chakravarti
eBook ISBN: 9788131242414
Paperback ISBN: 9788131242407
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 15th October 2015
Page Count: 650

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About the Author

Muralidhar Pai

Dr Muralidhar V Pai is the Professor & Head, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. He has an experience of 28 years in teaching undergraduate students.


• Best Teacher Award, KMC, Manipal 2010, 2012 and 2013

• Corresponding National Editor of Indian Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology since 2011

• External Examiner for Final Professional Exams at The National University of Malaysia, Mar 2007

• External Examiner for Final Professional Exams at Kathmandu University, Nepal, Jan 2011

• Peer reviewer of Medical Journal of Malaysia since 2004

• National Chairman of FOGSI Public Awareness Committee for 2004

• International Fellowships (UICC, Indo-Belgian, Loma Linda, Washington, Minnesota Universities )

• President, Manipal Obstetrics & Gynecological Society 2009 - 2010


• Professor & Head of Ob/Gyn, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Malaysia Nov 2000 - Jun 2002, Jul 2004 -May 2007

• 28 years, UG and 25 years PG teaching & clinical experience at KMC Manipal

• Undergraduate & postgraduate examiner at several universities in India & MMMC, Malaysia

• 85 Publications, 188 presentations at national and international level

Overseas training in

• Assisted Reproductive Techniques at Loma Linda University, California, USA, 1992

• Management of trophoblastic diseases at Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK, 1992

• Gynecological endoscopic surgery at Oldenburg, Hamburg & Kolon, Germany, 1996

• Management of Carcinoma of cervix, Washington University, St Louis, USA, 1999

• Assisted Reproductive Technique, Washington Unversity, St Louis, USA, 1999

• Assisted Reproductive Technique, Brussels Free University, Brussels, Belgium, 2000


• Dy Director Planning, Manipal University, designed and edited the initial web-site of Manipal University (, 1997-2000

• Founder Medical Superintendent of Central Referral Hospital, Sikkim, Mar - Aug 1997.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor & Head Unit II Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology Kasturba Medical College Manipal 576104,

Prahalad Kushtagi

Dr Prahlad Khustagi is working as Professor in Obstetrics-Gynecology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, A constituent unit of Manipal University.

He has set up Academic Departments in University Medical Colleges in Nepal and Saudi Arabia; Clinical - Academic Units of Obstetrics-Gynecology at the Udupi Campus of Kasturba Medical College in India; Al Ahsa of King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia; Urogynecology Services at University Teaching Hospital in Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia.

He is the co-editor for the book on ‘Medical Disorders in Pregnancy - an update’ (ed) Hiralal Konar, Pralhad Kushtagi

FOGSI-JayPee Publications, 2006

Fellowships/Visiting positions

1. Fellow, Royal Society of Health, London (1982-)

2. Fellow, College of Chest Physicians, India Chapter (1982-)

3. Fellow, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London (1982-)

4. Fellow, Academy of General Education, Manipal (1988)

5. Fellow, International Union Against Cancer, UICC (1993)

6. Fellow, Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2007)

Affiliations and Expertise

Dr Prahalad Kushtagi Professor Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, 575001

SUDIP Chakravarti

Dr Sudip Chakravarti is currently working as Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Kolkata. He is the former President of Bengal Obstetric and Gynaecological society and Vice President of Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI).

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Kolkata