Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery


Department was established in the year 1985 and the first head of the department was Dr.S.S.Khera M.S.D. (U.S.A) also the Principal from August 1985 to January 1991.

The department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery which has a host of trained Professional renders all varieties of surgical treatment ranging from acquired congenital, traumatic and developmental diseases of the jaws and face to simple extraction of teeth. The quality and promptness of treatment has not only created an impact on the population of Belgaum city but also of the surrounding rural and urban areas.

For the treatment of patients and for imparting proper clinical training to students indoor admission is attached to K.L.E. Society’s. Hospital & Medical Research Center with the state of art operating facilities,. The department strives for academic excellence by active association with various National and International organization and through the guidance of high qualified staff with vast and varied experience in the reputed institution of the country.



Aim of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department is to train dental students in the practice of oral surgery and to train post graduate students for additional knowledge and ability to pursue a career in any aspect of oral surgery, be it clinical, teaching, or research-oriented.


  • As teaching hospital to provide excellent teaching facilities to UG’s and PG’s in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • To provide state of the art patient care services and serves as an apex referral centre.
  • To strive for high quality care to be rendered with maximum efficiency, effectiveness and economy.