KIMS has remained at the forefront of providing advanced treatment through innovation and best practices derived from high-quality research. Research is the fulcrum for KIMS in its quest for attaining eminence in Odisha and outside and setting benchmarks in delivering healthcare services. Our doctors have won laurels and appreciations in equal measures both in national and international forums through their pioneering research activities. The Lancet has periodically published the works, apart from national and international journals.


  • The Department of Microbiology is carrying out extensive research work in Antimicrobial drug resistance, emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, hospital infection control and pediatric infectious diseases.
  • Faculties of the Neurology Department are undertaking research on stroke focussing on cognitive impairment in post stroke and in young stroke cases with collaboration with other departments like Physiology and Internal Medicine.
  • The Department of Physiology is conducting research on cardiovascular physiology, Neurophysiology, sleep physiology, autism, body composition analysis, electrophysiology, Sports Physiology, Yoga, Medical education, Mental health and Respiratory physiology.
  • The Department of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology has published a study highlighting how heparin can be helpful for Covid medication even before it became the standard of care in all national and international guidelines. Associate Prof. in the Department Dr. Sakir Ahmed was the first Indian to lead a APLAR group of experts for development of practice guidelines on Telemedicine in rheumatology. He collaborated with an international group of authors across three continents to determine outcomes of COVID-19 in patients with different rheumatic diseases.