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Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut), Kerala
Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut), Kerala
Kozhikode (Calicut) (District Kozhikode (Calicut))
Kerala, IndiaPin Code : 673008
Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut) Kerala is a recognised institute / college. Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut) Kerala was established on / in 1957.
Principal of Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut) Kerala is Dr. V. Geeta.
Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut) Kerala is situated in Kozhikode (Calicut) of Kerala state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Kozhikode (Calicut) comes under Kozhikode (Calicut) Tehsil, Kozhikode (Calicut) District.
Fax # of Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut) Kerala is +91-495-2355331.
email ID(s) is
Website of Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut) Kerala is http://www.calicutmedicalcollege.ac.in.
General Secretary : Rajeev Sadanandan.
Contact Details of Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut) Kerala are : Telephone: +91-495-2357070, 2355331
CoursesDiploma in Dermatology, Venereology And Leprosy
Diploma in Anesthesia
Diploma in Child Health
Diploma in Clinical Pathology
Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Diploma in Ophthalmology
Diploma in Orthopaedics
Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Diploma in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases
DM - Gastroenterology
DM - Nephrology
DM - Neurology
M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery
M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
M.Ch - Thoracic Surgery
M.Ch - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery
MD - Anaesthesiology
MD - Bio-Chemistry
MD - Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
MD - Forensic Medicine
MD - General Medicine
MD - Microbiology
MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
MD - Paediatrics
MD - Pathology
MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
MD - Physiology
MD - Psychiatry
MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine
MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases
MS - Anatomy
MS - ENT
MS - General Surgery
MS - Ophthalmology
MS - Orthopaedics
4. Obstetrics & Gynecology
5. Forensic Medicine
7. Dermatology & Venereology
8. Social & Preventive Medicine
14. Tuberculosis and Chest diseases
17. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
1. Obstetrics & Gynecology(DGO)
2. Dermetology & Venereology (DVD)
4. Child Health(DCH)
5. Otorenolaryngology (DLO)
6. Anesthesia (DA)
7. Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
9. Clinical Pathology(DCP)
1. Paediatric Surgery
3. Plastic Surgery
4. Thoracic and Cardio Vascular Surgery
5. Neuro Surgery
PG DIPLOMA Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
1. Pharmacy Practice
Number of seats in Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut) Kerala is MBBS (200).
Government Medical College, Kozhikode (Calicut) Kerala runs course(s) in Medical stream(s).
Government Medical College is affiliated with University of Calicut, Calicut (Kerala)
Profile of Government Medical CollegeThe Calicut Medical College was established in 1957 as the 2nd medical college in Kerala. Since then the institution has grown into a premier center of medical education in the state. The vast and sprawling Medical College complex is spread over an extensive area of 270 acres located in picturesque surroundings about 10km from the heart of Calicut. It is affiliated to the University of Calicut and serves 2/5 of the population of Kerala.
The foundation stone of the college was laid on 29th May 1957 by the Governor of Kerala Dr.B.Ramakrishna Rao and inaugurated by Dr.A.R.Menon M.B.Ch.B,Minister for Health,Kerla State on August 5th 1957 . The College was opened by Sri.E.M.S, Chief Minister,Kerala state on 15th March,1959. The task of organising the college was in the capable hands of Dr.K.N.Pisharady, the first Principal. With the completion of the college building in 1959 the preclinical section was shifted from the temporary location to the campus. The main collegiate hospital with 1183 beds was commissioned in 1966 and the Institute of Maternal and Child Health with 610 beds was commissioned in 1975.
The Savithri Devi Saboo Memorial Cancer Institute with 101 beds, an artificial limb centre and casualty complex are additions to the institution. Later on the Chest Hospital, Samraksha Kendram and Vishrama Kendram were added. New blocks for the College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy are the recent additions. A superspeciality complex in under construction. From its modest beginning the institution has grown steadily for the last 49 years. The annual intake of undergraduate students was increased from 50 to 200. The consolidation of undergraduate medical education was achieved in the 1960s and the 1970s witnessed the establishment and expansion of postgraduate medical education in the various branches of medical science. With the establishment of training programmes in the superspecialities, the institution further widened its academic horizon. During the last decade almost all modern specialty services in medical care have been developed in the institution facilities for Kidney Transplant and Whole Body Scan. A well equipped Cath Lab and Tele Cobalt Therapy are recent additions to the hospital complex.
The next major addition to this collegiate hospital was Institute of Chest diseases, which was commissioned on 20th September 1990 by the then Chief Minister Sri.E.K.Nayanar in the presence of Health Minister Sri.A.C.Shanmughadas. It started as a 100 bedded specialty hospital for respiratory diseases. This is a dedicated center for chest disease and tuberculosis, which undertakes lot of research and community oriented project as well.
A well equipped Medical Education Unit was also started . The Dental College which was earlier attached to Medical College has been separated and is functioning independently. The college also conducts in Nursing, Pharmacy, Lab technician training, training of Radiological Assistants and Ophthalmic Assistants. MSc.Nursing was started in the College of Nursing during 1997. The Medical library and most of the departments of the college have been provided with computer facility.
The latest addition to this hospital city is the Multistoried Specialty Complex inaugurated on 23rd September 2006. The modern hospital unit is being started with outpatient clinics of the following specialties exclusively.
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Students help the terminally illFootprints, a rehabilitation project for chronically ill, bedridden and chronic psychiatric patients has reached several milestones by the goodwill of its volunteers from Kozhikode colleges.
The students bring the patients from their homes to the Institute of Palliative Care, where the project is carried out, and engage them in various activities, said project coordinator Jose P.
The project was started by the Pain and Palliative Care Society, an NGO, at the Institute of Palliative Medicine in Kozhikode Medical College two years ago.
In 2009, we conducted a class on palliative care in some of colleges and the response we received was overwhelming, says Jose.
Through Footprints, about 1,000 students volunteer in various activities to help bed ridden patients. About 300 students are active in this, Jose says.
Patients are given training in manufacturing such products by experts and with the help of students they engage in the production of such goods which are sold to raise funds, Jose says.
Sheejith T N, an active student volunteer says Watching them smile, even amidst their difficulties, has a very soothing effect.
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