S. Girish Rao, M.D.S., FDSRCS, FFDRCSI
Prof. & Head of the Deparment.
Sunil Vasudev, M.D.S.
Sikshana Samithi Trust is a 60 year old trust managing 25
institutions including R. V. College of Engineering and D.A.
Pandu Memorial R. V. Dental College and Hospital. The institutions
have 18,000 students and 4,000 teaching and non teaching staff.
Pandu Memorial R. V. Dental College and Hospital was established
in the year 1992, affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of
Health Sciences and recognized by Dental Council of India.
The college offers both Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.)
and Master of Dental Surgery (M.D.S.) in 8 specialties.
college out reach programmes in rural areas and schools of
Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh with mobile dental
van facilities has conducted 768 camps and treated 2,75,515
patients free of cost.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is headed by Dr.
S. Girish Rao. The faculty members are Dr. Sunil V. and Dr.
Rajkumar (Assistant Professors) and Dr. Aravind A. (Lecturer).
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery deals with the
complete spectrum of maxillofacial surgery including
department has the distinction of working in association with
the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in
development of indigenous oral implants. The Department of
Oral and Maxillofacial surgery is associated with National
Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in the
management of Craniofacial trauma and tumors. We are also
involved with the Indian Institute of Science in research in
cases of Cleft Lip and Palate, 13 cases of facial deformities
and one case of Temporomandibular Joint Ankylosis has been
treated surgically free of cost by donations received from our
trust and philanthropists. Liberal contributions towards free
treatment of the deprived patients are appreciated. Cheque may
be drawn in favour of Rastreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust
Bangalore. Donations will receive Income Tax Exemptions.
Department of Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery is spread over 5000
sq.ft with the facility of 21 Dental Chairs.
The Department offers a Post Graduate training program with an
intake of 2 seats per year. The department is well equipped and
comprises of all basic surgical instruments to the latest, sophisticated
The post graduate and under graduate students receive a good learning
experience by constantly exposed to a wide variety of case.
The Department is headed by Dr.S.Girish Rao, M.D.S, FDSRCS, FFDRCSI
& followed by an able team of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.
The Department provides all kinds of Oral and Maxillo Facial treatment
at the minimum cost to patients, which starts from extractions of
teeth to major Maxillo facial surgeries.
Impactions, Trauma, Implants, Cleft lip and Palate,
Cysts & Tumors, Oral Cancer, Orthognathic surgeries, Cranio
Facial surgeries are commonly performed by the Maxillofacial Surgeons.
The Department has tied with hospitals of acclaim
in Bangalore, such as Bangalore Institute of Oncology, NIMHANS and
Sevakshetra Hospital where our team of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
perform the surgeries.
The Department is actively involved in research work.
- The Department is one among a few selected institutions in India,
which is doing clinical studies of indigenous dental implants
developed by the Defence Research & Development Organisation,
- Joint project with the Dept.of Molecular Reproduction, Development
and Genetics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on TGF- b
expression & Micro array expression in Oral Sub Mucous Fibrosis
And Oral Cancer
- There is also an outgoing research work with Institute of Aviation
Medicine, Bangalore for the use of Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in
the healing of post operative Oral & Maxillofacial Cysts &