About The Doctor


MBBS, MD, DNB, FRCP (Edin, UK),FRCP (Glasgow, UK),FEAC
Consultant Physician & Diabetologist

Dr. Manohar K N is a leading physician and diabetologist from Bangalore and is associated with Manipal Hospital. His areas of interests include Diabetes, Hypertension, Obesity, Heart disease, and infectious diseases.

Being a meritorious student throughout the academic years, he has rose to the level of a consultant physician and diabetologist fulfilling his parents dream and his aspiration. He currently works at Manipal hospital, Bangalore, rated as the best hospital for the last 13 consecutive years in Bangalore; He has private practice at Sharada Medical Centre, Kalyana Nagar.

He has keen interest in teaching.He keeps abreast with latest information by attending national and international conferences. He has a flair for publications, conducting CME programs for peers, medical students, general practioners and support medical staff. In this regard he has formed a group of like-minded academically oriented professionals – DISHA. Through DISHA he periodically conduct CMEs and Workshops catering to practicing doctors, nurses and other paramedics inviting Elite Faculty at both National and International level.


He also drives health education in media via health shows on television for the channels including TV 9; Suvarna Kannada,Colors Kannada. He has authored articles on current health issues in the News Papers including Economic Times.

In his endeavor to give back something to community and our roots, he closely associates with GT Foundation as the Medical Director. With GT Foundation, he conducts health camps and drive awareness programs; catering mainly to remote villages. It is a great encouragement that the former Prime minister of India Mr. HD Deve Gowda felicitated him on 14th January 2014 in this context.

Besides being the Member of various medical bodies of state and the country, he is the governing council member of Karnataka Chapter of Research Society of Study of Diabetes in India.

He believes in leaving the example and participate in health awareness programmes including marathon.While dispensing medical care to the patient, his motto is to adhere to GCP – Good Clinical Practice guidelines and to apply the recommendations of national and international bodies based on Evidence Based Medicine. He adheres to these concepts and individualizes treatment keeping in mind the patients socioeconomic aspects.

His mission is healthy India
“ Swasth Bharat”

Academic Qualification

  • M.B.B.S.
  • M.D.
  • DNB
  • FRCP (Edinburgh, UK)
  • FRCP (Glasgow, UK)
  • FEAC – Fellow of Euro Asian Society of Cardiology
  • Organizing Secretary for the conference KRSSDI 2017
  • Examiner MRCP UK – PACES
  • Chairman Reception Committee – APICON 2018 Bangalore
  • Honorable Secretary of KRSSDI 2018 – 2021, Karnataka chapter of Research Society For Study of Diabetes in

Professional Experience

  • Practising since : 2003
  • Consultant Physician & Diabetologist Sharada Medical Centre & Manipal Hospital Bangalore
  • Chairman – GT Foundation
  • Medical Director – DISHA CME Programs
  • Medical Advisor – ACT Corporation
  • Scientific Review Committee Member for the approval for clinical trials & Thesis at Manipal Hospital
  • Primary Investigator – Clinisearch, for conducting International Clinical Trials
  • Organizing Secretary for KRSSDI 2017, Bangalore Karnataka chapter of Research Society For Study of Diabetes in India
  • Chairman Reception Committee for National Conference APICON 2018, Bangalore Associations of Physicans of India Conference
  • Speaker and Key Opinion Leader – Various Companies
  • Author and Speaker – Various News Channels and Dailies

Teaching Experience

  • Manipal University is very well known for academics. We run postgraduate course in the department of Medicine – Previously Kathmandu University PG Program till 2013 and currently the coveted DNB – Diplomat in National Board. I take regular classes for the postgraduate students both in Theory and Practical including Bedside Clinics besides guiding them on the thesis topics and conduct of internal examinations.
  • From the time of inception of these programs I am actively involved in Postgraduate teaching. Recruitment, planning and execution of curriculum, and the conduct of exams of KU-MEMG PG program.
  • Examiner for the prestigious MRCP UK step III exams – PACES since 2017


In association with GT Foundation, an organization working for the welfare of people below poverty line and in enhancing rural health, as its Medical Director since 2012. The noble motto of GT Foundation – “Giving back to our roots”, drives me to initiate health camps and public education program in remote areas. We have adopted two villages and locales that have poor infrastructure and periodically conduct health camps. We also support the front line forest workers in this area with First Aid kits.

In recognition of this service, the Former Prime Minister Mr. HD Deve Gowda felicitated me on 14th January 2014.

I was conferred the title ‘Kannada Siri’ in December 29, 2015, on account of National Poet – Kuvempu’s, 100th birth anniversary

I am a recipient of ‘Diabetes Awareness Initiative award’ for the year 2016 from ‘Diabetes India’

I was conferred the ‘Manyata Award’ from Manipal Hospital on 20/3/17 for donating blood in an emergency situation

I am bestowed with ‘Investigator of the year award’ from Indian Society of Hypertension, at BPCON 2017, New Delhi

  • RSSDI Award for Excellence in Diabetes Care November 2018
  • Felicitation by the Current Mayor in recognition of conduct of health camps and awareness in our locality November 2018
  • Recipient of Kempegowda Award – the highest civilian award for bangalorean 2018
  • Rising Star in Diabetology – From Times Of India 2018