Focus and Scope

JKMC is a multidisciplinary, peer reviewed, open access, quarterly journal which publishes a wide range of scientific works including original research papers, case reports, reviews, audits, editorials, book reviews and articles from medical students. It includes work from basic science, clinical science, dental, nursing and other related medical fields.

Being a journal from a rapidly growing medical institution, both clinically and academically, it encourages all medical science communities to contribute to the scientific literature via JKMC.

Publication Frequency

Journal of Kathmandu Medical Journal is a quarterly journal.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Abhinav Vaidya
Associate Professor,
Department of Community Medicine,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal.
E-mail: dr.abhinavaidya@gmail.com

Founding Chief Editor

Manindra R Baral
Professor, Department of Paediatrics
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal.
E-mail: drmrbaral@gmail.com

Executive Editors:

Arati S. Pandey
Associate Professor and Head
Department of Biochemistry,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal.
E-mail: rtpandey@yahoo.com

Sujan S Chhetri
Assistant Professor
Department of ENT and HNS
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal.
E-mail: chhetri.sujansingh@gmail.com

Managing Editors

Jenash Acharya
Lecturer,
Department of Forensic Medicine,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: jenashacharya65@gmail.com

Narayani Paudel
Assistant Professor,
Department of Nursing,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: paudelgn@gmail.com

Subash Pant
Lecturer,
Department of Internal Medicine,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: subash_pant@hotmail.com

Editorial Members

Amit Thapa
Assistant Professor,
Unit of Neurological Surgery,
Department of Surgery,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: dramitthapa@yahoo.com

Binod Gautam
Assistant Professor,
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: gautambinod@hotmail.com

Chandra P Bhatt
Associate Professor,
Department of Microbiology,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: drcpbhatt@gmail.com

Pashupati Regmi
Consultant,
Department of Radiology,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: regmidrp@hotmail.com

Rachana Sharma
Lecturer,
Department of Psychiatry,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: srachana@hotmail.com

Ramesh Dhakhwa
Assistant Professor,
Department of Pathology,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: rdhakhwa@gmail.com

Tanka Bohara
Lecturer,
Department of Surgery,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: tankaprasad.bohara@gmail.com

Assistant Editors

Ashik Rajak
Medical Student,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: ashikrj7@gmail.com

Rakesh Kumar Shah
Medical Student,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: shahrakesh1326@gmail.com

Nayan Kamal Sainju
Medical Student,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: nayansainju105@gmail.com

Abhishek Sharma
Medical Student,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: sharmaabhishek2052@gmail.com

Publication Support

Nirmal Bista
Assistant Librarian,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: bistanirmal05@gmail.com

Patrons

Rabendra R Pandey
Chairman, KMC Public Limited
E-mail: chairmankmc@kmc.edu.np

Editorial Advisory Board

Arpana Neopane
Professor,
Department of Internal Medicine,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: arpana.neopane@gmail.com

Bir Bahan SJB Rana
Professor,
Department of Internal Medicine,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: bbsjbr@hotmail.com

Chanda Karki
Professor,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: chandabkarki@hotmail.com

Hemang Dixit
Professor,
Medical Education Department,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: h2dixit@gmail.com

Dambar B Karki
Professor,
Department of Internal Medicine,
Kathmandu Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: dbkarkikmc@gmail.com