Mangaluru, May 25, 2018: The medical profession is a challenging one that demands a lot of time, perseverance and dedication. Still if one can find time to pursue one’s special interests that would be great. Dr Ranjan R K, Associate Professor of Department of Anaesthesiology at Kasturba Medical College, Mangaluru is one such doctor whose interests to serve the society motivated him to join the Rotary in 1996. Presently, he is the First President of the newly formed Rotary Club Mangalore City.
Hailing from Kavalakatte in Bantwal, Dr Ranjan had his early education at Milagres High School. He pursued collegiate studies at St Aloysius and later did his MBBS at KMC Mangalore followed by MD in Anaesthesiology at the same institution. He has earlier served as Dean at Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre and Professor and HOD at SIMS.
Dr Ranjan was earlier the President of Rotary Club of Mangalore Sunrise and Chairman of District Pulse Polio. Interestingly, he was a qualified cricket umpire of KSCA for 2000-2015. His hobbies also made him a radio amateur with call sign VU2AXB. He also has an interest in Philately and Photography.
Happily married to Pratibha, a lawyer by profession, the couple is blessed with a daughter.