Our Faculty

Raja Mandyam, MD (India)

Director, Department of Biomedical Sciences

MBBS, Bangalore University, 1966

Raja Mandyam obtained membership in the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1974 and held a consultant post at Medway Hospital in Kent, England, where he specialized in intensive care. He has worked worldwide and has held consultant physician positions in England, India, Papua New Guinea, and Saudi Arabia. For more than ten years he served as Professor of Medicine (tenured) and  as a gastroenterologist (visiting) at the Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), in Bangalore, India. Mandyam is interested in the adaptation of modern medicine into trans-cultural settings and in extending healthcare teaching at all levels. In 1998, he was elected to the fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London. Mandyam has been on faculty at AOMA since 2000 as Director of Biomedical Sciences.

Research and Academic Interests

Tropical diseases

Professional Memberships

Member and Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of London

Indian Society of Gastroenterology

Association of Physicians of India

Bangalore Gastroenterology Group

Papua New Guinea Medical Society

British Medical Association

Licenses and Certifications

General Medical Council of Great Britain

Certificate of Registration, Medical Board of Papua New Guinea

Certificate of Registration, Mysore Medical Council

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification

American Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certification

Honors and Awards

Certification of Excellent Service and Dedication, Allied Health Careers

Leadership Excellence, Allied Health Career


M.A. Tirumalachar. "Chemotherapy of tuberculosis." Papua New Guinea Medical Journal. 28:89-91, 1985.