Dr. Mrs. Neelima A. Malik
Hon'ble Vice Chancellor
Prof.Dr. Mrs.Neelima A.Malik
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor,
KIMSDU, Karad, Maharashtra, India
Prof.Dr.Mrs. Neelima A.Malik - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, M.D.S.(Bom), F.I.A.O.S.
Academician par excellence with total teaching experience of 40 years in the field of Oral &
Maxillofacial Surgery and in Dentistry. Post graduate Teacher for 30 Years.
She is the first women from the Dental fraternity, as well as from Oral & M/F surgical speciality
to become the Vice Chancellor of a Health University in India
She was formerly a Dean, Professor and Head and Professor Emeritus (again 1st lady from
dental stream), in the department of Oral & M/F surgery, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai.
Also, formerly a Principal and Head, Department of Oral & M/F Surgery, KIMSDU, Karad.
Formerly Honorary advisor and consultant at Armed Forces Medical College (Dental Faculty),
Pune and an honorary faculty at S. N. D. T. Women`s University and Advisor to Mumbai
veterinary College, Mumbai and was instrumental in starting Dentistry for Animals.
She has been an outstanding student and is recipient of several scholarships and awards,
including Dr. Desai Gold medal and Dr. Mehta Silver medal. Awarded best overseas Poster Prize
at 14th Australian Orthodontic Conference held at Adelaide, South Australia.
She has many national and international publications to her credit and conducted many Hands
on workshops. She has travelled widely all over India and abroad, as a guest/keynote speaker.
She has undertaken/guided and carried out many clinical research projects and guided more
than 60 postgraduate dissertations.
First Lady President of AOMSI -Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India. She was
also invited to attend British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons` Annual Meeting at
Glasgow, in the Capacity of President of Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India.
Organized and Presided over the function during 1st Indo Lanka joint conference of Oral and
Maxillofacial Surgery held at Colombo, Sri Lanka(as President of AOMSI) and also delivered a
guest lecture at the same conference on 20th and 21st June 2003.
Author & editor of a popular textbook, which is used all over India and south east Asia -
Textbook of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery by Jaypee Brothers medical Publisher. Delhi. Fourth
edition released on 09-05 2016.
Pioneer of intraoral Distraction Osteogenesis for maxilla and mandible in India. Developed
indigenous intraoral mini distraction device for mandible in 2002 and for maxilla in 2004. She
also has applied for a patent for a novel device for creating a metallic neo joint for treating TMJ
ankylosis from KIMSDU, Karad.
Recipient of Mumbai Mayor's award in 2006.
Recipient of outstanding teacher's award in October 2011, by bitein, a premier portal in
Indian Dentistry. (9th Awardee) Photo uploaded in Awardees Hall of Fame.www.bitein.com
Recipient of Life Time Achievement award by AOMSI at 40th Annual conference of AOMSI at
Amritsar on 19th November 2015.
She has visited many countries and Prof. Dr. Mrs. Neelima A. Malik apart from being a keen
academician and administrator, University Chief Executive takes equal interest in social
activities and student motivation.