Today we will discuss about Bangalore Medical College Karnataka.
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The Bangalore Medical College and research Institute was initially a private medical college which was started in year back 1955.
It was started by mysore Education society.
The members of this Society were Dr. R. Shivaram, Dr. Mekhri, Dr. B.K. Narayana Rao and Dr. B.V. Ramaswamy.
But latest on in 1957 this was handed over to the Government of Mysore and was affiliated to Mysore University. But later on affiliated to Bangalore University.
In the year 1996 it got affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute has recognition from Medical counseling of India for 150 MBBS seats + 100 seats admitted under 10A of MCI rules.
In addition to this 135 PG seats and there are about 71 Diploma seats.
Bangalore Medical College have MS/MD in following departments:
P , SM,
Skin , V.D
ENT, MS Orthopedics,
M.Ch Paediatric Surgery is recognised by MCI.
DM Neurology, M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology admitted under 10A of MCI rules.
Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute also have Fellowship programmes in the following disciplines
Cornea , External diseases of Eye,
Accident Trauma , Emergency Care,
Community Ophthalmology and
Dermato Surgery with 2 seats each.
In addition to UG ,PG ,fellowship program it also offers some Para-medical courses .
Some of the Para-medical courses are
Medical lab technician,
Medical record technician,
Operation Theater Technician simultaneously being run in the campus and also Allied science like B.Sc Medical lab technician and B.Sc Operation Theater Technician are also running by the college.
The College have a well stocked Central library with thousands of standard books and subscribes to more than 120 journals (Foreign , Indian) each year.
There are four major hospitals which are associated to this institution:
- Victoria Hospital
- Vani Vilas Women and Children’s Hospital
- Minto Ophthalmic Hospital
- Bowring , Lady Curzon Hospital
Bangalore Medical College and research Institute is also actively connected in community health services at the Urban Family Welfare center, Siddiah road and Primary health centers at Sondekoppa, K G Halli, Hesarghatta and Pavagada.
Facility-Bangalore Medical College Karnataka
Bangalore Medical College and research Institute have 24 *7 Emergency services including Traumatology and Blood bank facility
2-CT Scanners have been installed- one at Victoria Hospital and one at Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital.
These hospitals and the facilities provided by the Institution caters to half of the population of Bangalore City and surrounding areas. The bed strength is around 3000.
Name of the Hospital
No. of Beds
|Vanivilas Hospital for Maternity ,Child health
|Minto Ophthalmic Hospital
|Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital
The hospital building is equipped with modern facilities like OT .
College also provide low rented premises to their patients and their attendant.
One thing we must bring to your knowledge that Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute Alumni have constructed a Digital Library and State of the Art Seminar Hall.
This Digital Library have more than 60 nodes, which is used by the students and faculty of Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute to acquire latest knowledge.
In addition to this A State of Art Seminar Hall has been constructed with a capacity of more than 300 seats with the facilities of latest equipment for Tele-teaching.
A Tele-medicine unit in collaboration with ISRO was started on the eve of Golden Jubilee Celebrations on 1.1.2006, with this Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute is the first Govt. Medical College to provide this facility in the state of Karnataka.
M/s. Infosys Foundation has constructed and donated a 24 hours Central Laboratory at Victoria Hospital campus for the poor and needy patients at a cost of Rs 3 crores and Government of Karnataka has installed equipment’s worth of Rs. 3 crores for the Lab.
It will not only fulfill the long pending requirement of the Medical Counseling of India, but also it will be very useful to UG, PG,Fellow ship students , Super-specialty students and faculty of Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute also.
Victoria Hospital is one of the oldest Hospitals with approximately 1000 beds wherein more than 800 patients are admitted as inpatient and nearly 900 patients are treated as out-patients every day.
Vani vilas hospital, also one of the oldest hospitals has 535 beds and an average of 75-80 patients are treated as out-patients every day, 17-20 patients admitted, and average 500 surgeries per month are conducted.
Bowring and Lady Curzon hospital has 690 beds and an average of 700-900 patients are treated as outpatients every day, 70-80 patients get admitted, and average 420-450 deliveries per month are conducted in addition to 800 surgeries per month.
Details of Departments
|Cardio Thorasic Surgery
|P , SM
|Skin and STD
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