Dr. B. Srinivas Kakkilaya

Consultant Physician, Light House Polyclinic, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore-575001
Consulting Hours: 10.30am to 1.00pm and 4.30pm to 7.00 pm on weekdays
Telephone: 91-824-2422972 Clinic; 91-824-2221800 Residence
Mobile: 94481-12772
E-mail: skakkilaya@gmail.com and kak@sancharnet.in

Special Interest: Endocrinology  and metabolism, including Diabetes Mellitus; Haematology; Infectious Diseases; Toxicology

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Also Visit: www.ojhas.org | www.rationalmedicine.org | www.naturesync.org

 
Brief Bio-Data:

Dr. Bevinje Srinivas Kakkilaya was born and brought up in Mangalore, the coastal city in Karnataka State, South India. He had his early education in Mangalore. He passed his M.B.,B.S. from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore in 1987 and then passed his M.D. in General Medicine from Karnatak Medical College, Hubli in 1992. At Hubli, he was actively involved with the Junior Doctors Association as a founder member and strived to improve the facilities at the medical college and its hospital. He was also the founder executive member of the Karnataka State Junior Doctors' Association from 1989 to 1992.

He joined Padmashree Hospital and Research Centre, a 60 bedded multi-specialty hospital (affiliated to the A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences under Nitte Education Trust) in 1992 as a full time Physician and Lecturer in Medicine. He was the organising secretary of two C.M.E. Programmes on Diabetes Mellitus and Rational Drug Use held under the auspices of Padmashree Hospital.

He was the Secretary of the Dakshina Kannda Chapter of Association of Physicians of India in 1993 and during that period organised a C.M.E. Programme on Sexual Medicine.

In 1994 he was the Editor of Lions Roar, the house magazine of Lions Club of Mangalore and won the best editor award. In 1994 and 1995, he was the Founder editor of Medilore, the bi-monthly newsletter of the Dakshina Kannada Chapter of Indian Medical Association.

In July 1995, he initiated the Malaria Control Programme in Mangalore and was appointed as the Secretary of the Malaria Control Action Committee by the then Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Bharathlal Meena. At present he is the co-ordinator of the committee and has been one of the key figures in organising the antimalaria campaign..

Activities:

He visited the University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. in February 2000 for discussions on setting up collaborative research in malaria and other communicable diseases. A Regional Research Centre for Communicable Diseases was set up at K.S. Hegde Medical Academy in August, 2000.

He started the FIRST peer-reviewed, Online only biomedical journal of India, the Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences (www.ojhas.org) and it is now archived in Open Access archives like Cogprints and DOAJ as well as Embase.

He was the founder Editor of KSHEMA, the Quarterly Bulletin of K.S. Hegde Medical Academy from January 1999  to December 2000. He was the first Secretary of the Clinical Society at the K.S. Hegde Medical Academy in 1999-2000.

He was a member of the Epidemic Rapid Action Team (E-RAT), constituted to investigate the Leptospirosis epidemic that occurred in and around Surathkal in August - September 1999.

He has developed a comprehensive web site on malaria, first such from India. It provides detailed information on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, complications, control measures and prophylaxis of malaria, malaria in children and pregnancy and malaria in Mangalore. Now this site can be accessed at http://www.malariasite.com
(earlier version hosted on www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Resort/5403/Malaria.htm attracted more than 10250 visitors since January 1999 and has been widely appreciated)

He has also developed a website for promotion of Rational Medical Practice. It can be accessed at http://www.rationalmedicine.org

He is also the webmaster of the family web site of Kakkilayas of Bevinje, at http://www.kakkilaya.com

He developed the web sites for Nitte Education Trust (www.nittetrust.org) and K.S. Hegde Medical Academy (www.kshema.edu) in 2000.

He has translated seven books from English to Kannada and these have been published by Navakarnataka Publications (Pvt.) Ltd., Bangalore.

He has the following publications/presentations his credit:

  1. Kakkilaya BS, Motha B, Rajeev, Venugopalan PP, Karunasagar I. Investigation of a leptospirosis outbreak in Surathkal. In Bundy D, Warrel D, Co-Chairman, Scientific committee. Final programme and abstract book, Oxford 2000, New Challenges in tropical medicine and parasitology, 2000 Sep 18-22; Oxford. Cheshire: Complete Congress Services Ltd; 2000. p. 139

  2. Kakkilaya BS, Motha B, Rajeev, Venugopalan PP, Karunasagar I. Effect of a community centered voluntary initiative for malaria control in Mangalore. In Bundy D, Warrel D, Co-Chairman, Scientific committee. Final programme and abstract book, Oxford 2000, New Challenges in tropical medicine and parasitology, 2000 Sep 18-22; Oxford. Cheshire: Complete Congress Services Ltd; 2000. p. 159

  3. Kakkilaya BS. Methemoglobinemia due to p-chloroaniline. J Forensic Med Toxicol. 2001 Jan-Jun;18(1):4-5

  4. Kakkilaya BS, Rao R, Motha B, Venugopalan PP, Karunasagar I. Investigation of a leptospirosis outbreak in Surathkal. Ind Journal Comm Health. 2001;7(1&2):1-11

  5. Kakkilaya BS, Balasaraswathy P, Motha B. Leptospirosis and Ground Itch. Tropical Doctor. 2001 October 31;252

  6. A case of diabetes mellitus with xanthoma disseminatum. Balasaraswathy P, Kakkilaya BS, Shetty KM, Parameshwaraiah S. Ind J Dermatol. 2002;47(1):29-31

  7. Ananth N, Praveenkumar GS, Rao AK, Vasanthi, Kakkilaya BS. Two cases of hereditary fructose intolerance. Revised manuscript submitted for publication in Ind Journal Clin Biochem, 2003;18(2):87-92

  8. Kakkilaya BS. Rapid Diagnosis of Malaria. Lab Medicine. 2003 Aug;8(34):602-608

  9. Kakkilaya BS. Rational Medicine: Need of the hour. Calicut Medical Journal. 2004;2(3):e(1)

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