KS Hegde Medical Academy is located in Mangalore, Karnataka. The institute was established in 1999, by Nitte Education Trust. The institute is recognized by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.
Nitte Educational Trust owns several educational institutions all over the state of Karnataka. Currently, KS Hegde Medical Academy offers MBBS course along with several specialties in post graduate courses. Spread over a sprawling campus of over 40 acres, the campus is equipped with all the modern facilities.