Welcome to our Thoothukudi Government Medical College which is situated in the south East coastal city of Tamil Nadu – The PEARL CITY – MUTHU NAGAR – PORT CITY – Thoothukudi. We fascinate our students by our motto – Born to Serve also we keep the same. We welcome you to join with us to uplift the downtrodden.
Thoothukudi Medical College was started and functioning from 16.08.2000. In this college, Non-Clinical and Clinical departments are functioning. Sanction has been given for admission of 100 students for M.B.B.S. course every Academic year from the year 2000-2001. All the services are provided free of cost to people below poverty. Now 1112 beds are available in our Thoothukudi Medical College Hospital. An average of 2800 Out-patients and 590 In-patients are treated here daily. Moreover, an average of 465 deliveries, 630 major surgeries, 460 minor surgeries and 160 family welfare sterilizations are carried out here per month.
A special ward has now been set up for the patients affected by Dengue fever and qualified Medical Officers have also been entrusted with the treatment of dengue fever. A special ward with air-conditioning facility has been located in the new building for various treatments under Chief Minister Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme (CMCHIS).
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, or in Latin: Medicinae Baccalaureus Baccalaureus Chirurgiae (abbreviated in many ways, e.g. MBBS, MB ChB, MB BCh, MB BChir (Cantab), BM BCh (Oxon), BMBS), are the two first professional degrees in medicine and surgery.
The department of General Medicine functions with one Professor, three Associate Professors and one Senior Assistant Professor and eight Senior Resident/Assistant Professors. There are four units in this department. Assistant Professors attend the sub-jail duty for every month for about two times. Department meeting will be held on 1st week of every month. Journal Club meeting will be conducted in the 3rd week of every month. Symposium will be conducted during every month unit wise. Bed strength in Medicine department is 120 (each unit 30 beds). Outpatients are treated regularly on all days in this department. In our department the equipments such as ventilator, pulse oximeter, ECG, Bedside monitor, defibrillator monitor, computerized ECG, ultrasound, Echo cardiography, Endoscopy, Nebulizer, Hemodialysis and ABG analyzer are well maintained.