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Dr. Prasan Hota

Professor Surgery
Department of Surgery, Mamata Medical College
Dept. of Surgery,Mamata Medical College, Khammam,Andhra Pradesh, India

Brief Biography:

Born on 15 Apr 1956. MBBS from SCB Medical college, Cuttack, Odisha,India in 1980 follwed by Master in Surgery(MS) from VSS Medical College, Burla, Odisha, India. Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery(FMAS), Fellow in International College of Surgeons(FICS), Fellow of Association of Indian Surgeons(FAIS). Published a number of papers in Joined Indian army in Apr 1982 & served there for 27 years.Worked in Army in various appointment as a surgical specialist and also as a teaching faculty in Surgery in teaching Army Hospitals of India. Took voluntary retirement from Indian army in the rank of Colonel in Oct 2009. At present working as Professor in Surgery in Mamata Medical College, Khammam, Andhra Pradesh, India


Academic positions:

Professional Experience

1. 1982 to 2009: Surgical Specialist; Army Medical Corps
2. 1999 to 2002: Experience in Trauma (War) Surgery

Academic Positions & Teaching Experiences

1. Faculty of  Command Hospital, Pune (AFMC), Poona University as Under Graduate & Post Graduate Teacher in Surgery.
2. Faculty of  Command Hospital (Air Force),Bangalore, Rajiv Gandhi Health University, Bangalore as  Post graduate Teacher & Guide in Surgery in the appointment of Associate Professor of Surgery.
3. Associate Professor of Surgery in KIMS, Bhubaneswar.
4. Professor of Surgery in Institute of Medical Sciences & SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar.
5. Professor of Surgery in Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical sciences, Gangtok.
6. Presently working as Professor in Surgery  in Mamata Medical College, Khammam (Andhra Pradesh, India)
7. Examiner in MBBS in number of Universities

Post Doctorate Fellowship, Training & Work Experiences:

1. Basic Laparoscopic Training - Indian Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, VG Hospital, Coimbatore & Apollo Hospital, Chennai.
2. Dip.ALS (Diplomate in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery) - GEM Hospital, Coimbatore.
3. Diagnostic & Therapeutic GI Endoscopy - SRMC, Chennai.
4. In Service work experience - 03 years in GI Surgery - Command Hospital, Pune (AFMC).
5. Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS), India.

Fellowships & Professional Memberships:

1. Association of Surgeons of India - Life Member.
2. International College of Surgeons - Member.
3. Association of Minimal Access surgeons of India - Life Member.
4. Association of Armed Forces Surgeons of India - Life member.
5. FICS (Fellow International College of Surgeons), USA.
6. FAIS (Fellow Association of Indian Surgeons), India.


Research interests:

Abdominal Tuberculosis, Infection in Surgery, Laparoscopic surgery


Any other information:

Publications & Presentations:
1. Published a number of papers in Surgical Journals of National & International repute.
2. Presented a number of papers in National & International conferences.
3. Presented a number of papers in a number of CMEs & Symposiums at National level as a Faculty.


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