Dr.B.Vijayachandra was graduated from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli in 1977. He obtained his postgraduate degree in Anatomy from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore. Dr. Vijayachandra brings to table over 35 years of accomplished experience in Teaching, Administration and Research & Development.
Dr.Vijayachandra started his medical career as medical officer cum Asst Surgeon in rural areas of Karnataka and served the poor and downtrodden by his exemplary clinical skills.
His intellectual teaching skills in Preclinical subject Anatomy is remarkable and being a popular teacher, he made a significant impact in the lives of all budding medical students’ right from first year of their course. He joined Karnataka Medical College Hubli as Asst Professor in the Dept of Anatomy. His exceptional teaching and administrative skills moved him to head the Dept of Anatomy, Karnataka Medical College, Hubli.
Very much known for his erudite administration skills, Dr.Vijayachandra served as Medical Superintendent of Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital Hubli. During this tenure, he transformed the clinical practice from doctor-centric treatment to patient-centric treatment. He had also held some of the prestigious additional posts as chief Admission Officer, Director of DIMHAN’S Dharwad and Principal of Government Nursing College Hubli.
Dr.Vijayachandra has strong research acumen and till date he has guided large number of medical post graduates. He is a Co-Investigator at DNA Research centre at Karnataka center at Karnataka university Dharwad and responsible for many research publications. He had made immense contributions in this research centre , particularly in the research areas of Thalassemia, Down’s syndrome and potato cloning.
He has toured more than dozen countries and studied the pattern of Medical school especially the department of Anatomy & Hospitals and implemented the best practices observed aboard in his department and hospitals. He was one of Karnataka State Government delegate in the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) team to study Hospital waste management at Japan in the year 2012.
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Dr.Vijayachandra is committed to preparing Doctors who are professionally competent, socially conscious, ethically pledged and humane.