Dr Prasan Kumar Hota

Professor & HOD of General Surgery

Email: hota.dr@gmail.com

Current Academic Role & Responsibilities

  • Professor and Head of the department of the surgery.
  • Imparting UG and PG teaching.
  • Responsible to conduct PG classes including journal club, seminars and case presentations.
  • Administration of the department of Surgery.

Areas of Research & Expertise

  • Tropical surgery
  • Surgical infections
  • Diabetic foot
  • Hernia

Awards & Achievements

  • Bhubaneswar Oration Award (ASI odisha state chapter-2017).
  • Best teacher award –(TSASI-2019).
  • Dr. A.K Chary oration Award(TSASI -2021).
  • National faculty in NSEP program conducted by ASI.
  • National faculty in Regional Refresher Courses conducted by ASI.

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Surgeons of india
  • International College of Surgeons
  • The Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India


  1. Prasan Kumar Hota, Nikitha Bung, Yeramaneni Venkat Prashanth. A study of non-traumatic gastrointestinal perforations in a tropical country. Int Surg J. 2021 Sep;8(9):2656-2661. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20213592,2021.
  2. P Inamdar, PK Hota. Feasibility and effectiveness of Direct Observation of Procedural skills (DOPS) in General Surgery discipline: a Pilot study. Indian J Surg.May.DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-021-02953-5,2021.
  3. Mahesh SV, Reddy Dilip Kumar, Hota PK. Clinical study of perforations among patients at a tertiary care hospital. Int Surg J. 2018 Sep;5(9):3078-3082
  4. Hota PK, Mahesh SV, Reddy Dilip Kumar. Outcome of surgeries for non-traumatic hollow viscous perforations.Int Surg J. 2018 Aug;5(8):2888-2893.
  5. Prasan Kumar Hota, Harshita Yellapragada, Assessment of surgical outcome in emergency gastrointestinal surgeries using P-POSSUM score. Int J Res Med Sci. 2017 Jul;5(7):3007-3011.
  6. Prasan Kumar Hota, B Gowtham Reddy. Role of Eosinophil count and neutrophil: lymphocyte count ratio as prognostic markers in patients with sepsis. Int Surg J.2017 Jul; 4(7):2243-2246.
  7. Hota PK, Mahesh SV, Efficacy of Prolene hernia system in comparison to Lichtenstein mesh repair. Int Surg J.2017 Feb;4(2):619-622.
  8. Prasan Kumar Hota, Bhupesh Dewan, Deepashri Shah, A Parallel, Randomized, Comparative, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Trocipide versus Rabeprazole in the Treatment of Gastritis,Indian Medical Gazette,2016 Dec:436-444.
  9. Mahesh S. V. Hota P. K. Abhishek D. A comparative study of intra operative parameters of darning and mesh repair in inguinal hernia, Int Surg J. 2016 Nov;3(4):2012-2015.
  10. Mahesh SV, Hota PK, Sneha P. A study of Alvarado score and its correlation with acute appendicitis. Int Surg J. 2016 Nov;3(4):1950-1953.