Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Staff Profile

Dr Hemanthkumar Naik

Lecturer (Non Clinical)



10 years of  Medical Science career with experience & quality performance in Medical Education, Research & bedside clinic. Clinician specialized in Forensic Pathology with core research in Forensic Radiology and Advanced Forensic Investigation.



Current Job Profile

Lecturer (Non Clinical)
  • Phase I Teaching Learning Committee member
  • Phase I Staff Student Committee member
  • CSIM Curriculum Review Member
  • MBBS Student Personal Tutor
  • OSCE Examiner

Previous Job Profile

Senior Medical Research Scientist at iGENE Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.(2009-2014)
  • Business Analysis & science domain for the Advanced Medical Visualization in Post Mortem CT

  • Digital Autopsy (Post Mortem CT) Deployment at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2010), Sheffield, United Kingdom (2013) & Bradford, United Kingdom (2014)
Lecturer at Bangalore Medical College And Research Institute (2006-2009)
  • Teaching undergraduates of Medical sciences in Forensic Medicine
  • Conducting Medico Legal Autopsies and other medico legal work ( Age Estimation, Crime scene Visit, Weapon Examination, Expert Evidence)
Medical Officer for Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, India (2004-2006)
  • Implementation of WHO Programs

  • General Medicine, Labour &  Casualty

  • Epidemiological & Preventive approach

  • Health Centre administration


  • Affiliated Member @ Royal College of Physicians, Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine, UK
  • Full Member @ British Academy of Forensic sciences, UK.
  • Full Member @ Forensic Science Society, UK
  • Full Member @ Malaysian Forensic Science Society
  • Full member @ International Society of Forensic Radiology & Imagining, Switzerland


Teaching Modules

  • Clinical Sciences & Investigative Medicine (CSIM)
  • Nutrition, Metabolism & Endocrinology (NME)
  • Patients, Doctors and Society (PDS)
  • Clinical Skills and Communication (CSC)
  • Life Cycle

Teaching Domain

  • General Pathology
  • Systemic Pathology
  • Forensic Pathology
  • Medical Ethics
  • Anatomy
  • Basic Clinical Skills


Core research areas are Forensic Radiology & Forensic Pathology

  • Frontal Sinus Morphometric Study Using CT Scan- An aid in Forensic Personal Identification 
  • Comparison and evaluation of Post Mortem CT findings of Lungs  with conventional autopsy.