Dr. Mustafa K belongs to wonderful city of Mangalore, Karnataka. He is happily married
and blessed with one child. He had completed his B.D.S in 1989 and M.D.S in 1993
under the able guidance of Dr. Kishore Nayak, from A B Shetty Memorial Institute
of Dental Sciences, Mangalore. He is an eminent personality in the field of medical
education with more 17 years of experience.
He is having a large number of publications and presentations in various National
and International Journals/ Conferences. He got the best paper award, National AOMSI
conference in December, 2000. He had also authored the Ginwala National Best Paper
Award in AOMSI, 2010. He had conducted many camps, workshops and hands on courses.
He is a recipient of International Rotary Foundation Award in the year 2005, for
the services rendered to poor patients with cleft lip & palate. His special interest
includes correction of facial deformity like cleft lip and palate and TMJ ankylosis.
He is proficient in Rhinoplasty and Orthognathic surgeries. He is a consultant for
FACE FOUNDATION (based at Unity Health Complex, Mangalore) and Project Director
for Smile Train.
Presently he is working as Unit Chief, Centre for Craniofacial Anomalies, Yenepoya
University, Mangalore and Unit Chief , Unity Centre for cleft lip & palate.