Department of General Medicine

VMMC

Department of General Medicine | Overview

Medicine department is committed to excellence in teaching and serving the people of Karaikal,  Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai and Vedaranyam.  The department offers an amicable and academically challenging environment with an excellent reputation for the teaching quality, treatment facilities and research activities in the field of Medicine.  The department is unique with fully dedicated hardworking faculties and staffs who are responsible for the each and every success of our department.  The department is manned by four individual units with unit chiefs and Associate & Asst. Professors, Sr. Residents and Jr. Residents. Echo, ECG and TMT are employed  for needed cases.  Bronchoscope is used in Respiratory cases.  Cardiology clinic is managed by cardiologist.  Colour Doppler is available.


Dialysis: This important life saving equipment is available.  There are three dialysis units with which nine patients are dialyzed every day. The patients come from far and near, and even from the well equipped govt. hospital of Karaikal.


Our Vision
To develop into a super-specialty department incorporating all the major super-specialities of cardiology, nephrology, neurology, gastroenterology and endocrinology
To upgrade the department as a tertiary care centre
To increase the undergraduate intake from 100 to 150 and to increase the number of units


Our Mission
To train the physicians of tomorrow
To inculcate empathy and social responsibility along with a sharp clinical acumen and efficiency in treatment in all our students


NAAC

Accredited by NAAC


Recognised by MCI


Pre Accredited by NABH


Accredited by TMC