THE KARNATAKA MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL, HUBLI(KIMS) Started ON 1ST January 1960. Dr. (Smt) Kasbekar was posted soon after as assistant Professor and In charge of the Department Of Obstetrics and Gynecology and there was only 12 beds and there was no Obstetric wing at that time. In the month of Aug-1960 Dr. Rathanbai Moaray took over as Associate professor and head of department, the Obstetrics wing of the department was added in the month of May-1961. On 29th June 1961 Dr. Jhriead took over as Professor and head of the department and at that time there were only 100 beds and there were two units. One was headed by Dr. Jhirad and second was headed by Dr. Lalitha Lingaiah. In 1964 the 3rd unit was added to the department when Dr. Jayalaxmi Iyer as Associate Professor and the beds also increased to 150.
Dr. Rajlaxmamma succeded to Dr. Jhirad in the early part of year 1967. She continued in the position till 1969. Then Dr. Lalitha Kumar took over as head of the department, she continued in the position till December-1975. Then Dr. R H Kulkarni took over as head of the department till 30th april 1976. Subsequently Dr S N Koulgud. Took over as head of the department till June 1984. Then Dr. Savitri Chavan Took over as Professor and head of the Department till June 1996, further Dr. K.S Patil, and was head of the department till November-2005. Then Dr. U S Hangaraga is the professor and head of the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, till 04 February 2011. Then Dr. M G Hiremath the professor and head of the department till 31 May 2015. At present Dr. Ramalingappa C Antaratani is the professor and head of the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and in charge of MEDICAL SUPERINTENDENT KIMS Hubli.
The department of Obstetrics and gynaecology, KIMS (KMC) was the only recognized Lap. Sterilization training centre in the state by the Govt. Of India, in the year 1982. (First in the State.) And Skill birth attendance, BEMOC. PPIUCD, PAUICD, And recently CAC training centre. Only centre in state for tubal realization.
The First batch of MBBS Students appeared examination in the year 1961 December. In the year 1965 the department was up-graded assistants of Karnataka university dharwad in there post graduates courses both MD (OBG ) and DGO. Presently the department is theaching the under graduates and post graduate MD (OBG ) and DGO and given active help to the run of school of nursing both general and as well as midwifery nursing. Recently the college is added with B Sc. Nursing.

Special Images

  1. Well equipped major/minor and family planning OT
  2. Well equipped
            1.Septic Labour room
            2.Stepped down ICU
            3.Well equipped Re-canalization

4.Clean labour room



  1. Modles
  2. Charts
  3. Museum
  4. Overhead Projectrs
  5. Slides projectors’
  6. Lcd projectors
  7. CCTV
  8. Specimen


  1. Pulse Ox miters
  2. Infusion pump
  3. Gulco-meter
  4. CTG
  5. All surgical instruments/equipments of major/minor/family planning OT
6. Laparoscopy set up
7. Infusion pump
8. Cautery machine
9. Colposcopy
10. VET Mobile Ventilator
11. USG Machine

About Kims

The present KARNATAKA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, HUBBALLI,( K.I.M.S. HUBBALLI.) was earlier known as the KARNATAKA MEDICAL COLLEGE, HUBBALLI. It was established in AUGUST 1957.For initial few years, the college was functioning from a building which is now known as J.G.Commerce College. Later, it was shifted to the present beautiful campus comprising of 100 acres of land, situated on Pune – Bangalore National Highway, Vidyanagar, Hubballi.

Contact Us

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, P. B Road, Vidyanagar Hubballi - 580 022,
Karnataka, India

+91- 836- 2370057,
+91- 836 - 2373447,
+91 - 836 - 2373641


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