Dr.V.A. Kothiwale General Physician in Belgaum

Dr.V.A. Kothiwale

General Physician, Belgaum

MBBS, MD, Ph.D (Cardiology), FICC

  • 2 Hospitals


Dr. Veerappa Annasaheb Kothiwale is well-experienced senior consultant General Physician associated with K.L.E.S Heart Hospital and Dr. V.A.Kothiwale Clinic, Belgaum. He is the professor and the head of the medicine at the JN Medical College. After completing his MBBS and MD, Dr. Kothiwale went to USSR to complete Ph.D in Cardiology. He has taken a fellowship in respiratory and critical care medicine at Illinois university, Chicago.

Dr. Veerappa is deeply entrenched in research, had done several clinical trials and has mentored & guided medical students. Dr. Kothiwale has been recognized with Best teacher award for years 2009, 2010 and 2012. He has taken Best Clinician award for 2011. He has made several publications in national journals and his research work included various protocols.


  • General Medicine



MBBS, 1982, JN Medical College, Belgaum, India

MD (Medicine), 1986, JN Medical College, Belgaum, India

Ph.D (Cardiology), 1991, Strazesko Cardiac Research Centre, Kiev, Ukraine

Practice Information

Dr. VA Kothiwale Clinic, Belgaum

Dr. VA Kothiwale Clinic, Belgaum

Bhagavant Saka Complex, Belgaum College Road, Belgaum, Karnataka - 590001


12:30 PM - 02:30 PM

KLE Hospital, Belgaum

KLE Hospital, Belgaum

Nehru Nagar, Belgaum, Karnataka - 590001

Achievements & Contributions

  • rotocol Title: To study the safety and efficacy of R-TPR –001 (Reteplase- Recombinant plasminogen activator) in patients with acute myocardial infarction and ST segment elevation. Reliance - Approved by EC on 05/01/2011 – Completed
  • Protocol Title: To study the safety and efficacy of ReliDerm®DT in patients with chronic diabetic foot ulcer. Reliance - Approved by EC on 03/06/2009 – Completed
  •  Protocol Number: DU176b-C-U301: A Phase 3, randomised, double-blind, double dummy, parallel group, multi-centre, multi-national study for evaluation of efficacy and safety of DU-176b Versus Warfarin In subjects with atrial fibrillation- effective aNticoaGulation with Factor xA next generation in atrial fibrillation (ENGAGE– AF TIMI – 48). Quintile - Company Approved by EC on 20/01/2010 - Status: Active - Screened 15, Randomised 10
  •  Cardiovascular and respiratory responses to Valsalva maneuver, isometric handgrip exercise and Harvard Step test and recovery in healthy individuals. [Guide to Dr. Sanjvi Kumar (Department of Physiotherapy)]
  • Predictive criteria to select patients for Physiotherapy and rehabilitation, in patients with Neuropathy / Neurological deficits following acute ischemic episode of the limbs. [Guide to Dr. Ganesh B.R. (Department of Physiotherapy)]
  • Protocol Title: F1K-MC-EVDP, Efficacy and safety of Drotrecogin Alfa [activated] in adult patients with septic shock. Parexell - Approved by EC on 23/07/2009 but not initiated. Study close out
  • Best Teacher Award. KLE University in 2009
  • Best Teacher Award. JNMC Students Association in 2010
  • Best Clinician Award. JNMC Students Association in 2011
  • Best Speaker Prize and Best Team Prize. Debate competition – Topic: Good Teacher and Good Researchers in 2012
  • Best Teacher. Students Association, JN Medical College, Belgaum in 2012
  • Insulin resistance and hypertension in non-diabetic Asian Indian adults. VA Kothiwale. Journal of the American Diabetes Association. July 2013; Volume 62
  • Inborn errors of metabolism: Disorder of adults? VA Kothiwale. Chapter in API Medicine Update. 2013; Vol. No. 2, Page No. 613-618
  • Dr. TB Basavarajendra Memorial Oration. 31st Annual Conference of KAPICON. 2013
  • Life Member, ISHA - National
  • Life Member, Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
  • Life Member, RSSDI - National
  • Life Member, Association of Physicians of India (API)
  • Life Member, Indian College of Cardiology (ICC)
  • Chairman, BOS, Medicine and allied subjects. KLE University, Belgaum. 2007 onwards
  • Member, Academic Council, KLE University, Belgaum. 2008 onwards
  • Executive Officer, Anti-ragging Committee, JNMC, Belgaum
  • Member, Steering Committee, NAAC, KLE University, Belgaum
  • Supervisor (Guide), PhD students, KLE University, Belgaum. 2009
  • Organising Chairman, KAPICON 2010
  • Member, Executive Advisory Board, JSS University, Mysore
  • Organising Chairman, GASTROCON 2012

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