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Madras Medical College (MMC) - Chennai

Address: Park Town Chennai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
+914425362956
www.mmc.tn.gov.in

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MMC is located at E.V.R Periyar Salai, Park Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.The institute offers courses in Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Diploma in Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Doctor of Medicine in General Medicine, Doctor of Medicine in Forensic Medicine, Doctor of Medicine in Radiotherapy, Master of Surgery in Anatomy, Master of Surgery in ENT and Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology. Admissions to the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) and the postgraduate (MD, MS, other diplomas and other higher specialties) are through the Tamil Nadu state quota (for e.g.: 85% of seats in the MBBS program) and through the National/ Central quota (for e.g.: 15% of seats in the MBBS program).

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  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery  More  
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery  More  
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy  More  
  • Bachelor of Phsiotherapy  More  
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy  More  
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Post Basic  More  
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing  More  
  • Dcotor of Medicine in General Medicine  More  
  • Diploma in Gynaecology and Obstetrics  More  
  • Diploma in Oto Rhino Laryngology(D.L.O.)  More  
  • Diploma in Orthopaedics  More  
  • Diploma in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy  More  
  • Diploma in Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases  More  
  • Diploma in Medical Radio Diagnosis  More  
  • Diploma in Medical Radio Therapy  More  
  • Diploma in Anesthesia  More  
  • Diploma in Orthopedics  More  
  • Diploma in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy  More  
  • Diploma in Ophthalmology  More  
  • Diploma in Psychiatric Medicine  More  
  • Diploma in Public Health  More  
  • Diploma in Physical Medicine  More  
  • Diploma in Diabetology  More  
  • Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology  More  
  • Diploma in Child Health  More  
  • Diploma in Oto Rhino Laryngology  More  
  • Diploma in Anesthesia  More  
  • Diploma in Child Health  More  
  • Diploma in Clinical Pathology  More  
  • Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy  More  
  • Diploma in Diabetology  More  
  • Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology  More  
  • Diploma in Ophthalmology  More  
  • Diploma in Orthopaedics  More  
  • Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology  More  
  • Diploma in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  More  
  • Diploma in Psychological Medicine  More  
  • Diploma in Public Health  More  
  • Diploma in Radio Therapy  More  
  • Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis  More  
  • Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases  More  
  • DM - Cardiology  More  
  • DM - Clinical Haematology  More  
  • DM - Gastroenterology  More  
  • DM - Neonatology  More  
  • DM - Nephrology  More  
  • DM - Neurology  More  
  • DM - Oncology  More  
  • DM - Rheumatology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Anaesthesiology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Biochemistry  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Forensic Medicine  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Community Medicine  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Geriatric Medicine  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Microbiology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Pathology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Pharmacology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Physiology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Psychiatric Medicine  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Radiodiagnosis  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Radiotherapy  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in General Medicine  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Neurology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Cardiology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Oncology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Rheumatology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Nephrology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Clinical Hematology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Paediatrics  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Tuberculosis and Chest Disease  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Gastro Enterology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Clinical Haematology  More  
  • M.Ch - Endocrine Surgery  More  
  • M.Ch - Neuro Surgery  More  
  • M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery  More  
  • M.Ch - Plastic Surgery  More  
  • M.Ch - Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery  More  
  • M.Ch - Thoracic Surgery  More  
  • M.Ch - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery  More  
  • M.Ch - Vascular Surgery  More  
  • Master of Chirurgical in Cardio Thoracic Surgery  More  
  • Master of Chirurgical in Genito Urinary Surgery  More  
  • Master of Chirurgical in Neuro Surgery  More  
  • Master of Chirurgical in Paediatric Surgery  More  
  • Master of Chirurgical in Plastic Surgery  More  
  • Master of Chirurgical in Surgical Gastroenterology  More  
  • Master of Chirurgical in Vascular Surgery  More  
  • Master of Chirurgical in Endocrine Surgery  More  
  • Master of Pharmacy  More  
  • Master of Science in Nursing  More  
  • Master of Surgery in Anatomy  More  
  • Master of Surgery in ENT  More  
  • Master of Surgery in General Surgery  More  
  • Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology  More  
  • Master of Surgery in Orthopedics  More  
  • Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics  More  
  • MD - Anaesthesiology  More  
  • MD - Bio-Chemistry  More  
  • MD - Dermatology , Venereology and Leprosy  More  
  • MD - Forensic Medicine  More  
  • MD - General Medicine  More  
  • MD - Geriatrics  More  
  • MD - Microbiology  More  
  • MD - Paediatrics  More  
  • MD - Pathology  More  
  • MD - Pharmacology  More  
  • MD - Physiology  More  
  • MD - Psychiatry  More  
  • MD - Radio Diagnosis/Radiology  More  
  • MD - Radiothrapy  More  
  • MD - Social and Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine  More  
  • MD - Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine  More  
  • MD - Venereology  More  
  • MD/MS - Anatomy  More  
  • MD/MS - Obstetrtics and Gynaecology  More  
  • MD/MS - Ophthalmology  More  
  • MS - ENT  More  
  • MS - General Surgery  More  
  • MS - Orthopaedics  More  
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Madras Medical College (MMC) - Chennai Details

Quick glance of MMC

Madras Medical College (MMC), Chennai established in 1835. MMC is one of the oldest Medical Colleges in the Indian Subcontinent. The Government General Hospital one of the premier Institutions in the country was started on 16th November 1664 as a small Hospital to treat the sick soldiers of the East India Company. MMC was the untiring inspired efforts of Sir Edward Winter who was the agent of the company that materialized in the first British Hospital at Madras. In its early days the Hospital was housed at the Fort St. George and in the next 25 years grew into a formal medical facility. Governor Sir. Elihy Yale was instrumental in the development of the Hospital and gave it a new premise within the Fort in 1690.The Hospital moved out of the Fort after the Anglo French War and it took 20 long years before it could settle in the present permanent place in 1772. By the year 1772 the Hospital was training Europeans, Eurasians and natives in allopathic methods of diagnosis and treatment and methods of preparing medicines. These trained personnel's were posted to various dispensaries in the district head quarters of the then Madras Presidency to assist the qualified doctors.MMC is the oldest medical college in India, along with the Medical College Kolkata. In the India Today ranking of medical colleges for 2010 Madras Medical College was ranked 12th.

Departments of MMC

Nephrology - Nephrology Department as a separate sub-Specialty was started by Prof. M.S. Amaresan in 1972.The Department had a lecturer, a tutor, three Staff Nurses and two Technicians. Gradually the bed strengths was expanded to 23. D.M.Nephrology Course was started in 1978 with one candidate per year which was increased to two from the academic year 1980-81. The Department moved to the Specialties Block from the old building where it occupies I & II floor from 1979.The bed strength was increased to 50 and additional staff was sanctioned. In 1987, the department was taken after by Prof.M.A.Muthusethupathi. Under his leadership regular kidney transplantation Programme was started on July 1987.  From the beginning only related Kidney donors were accepted. In 1996, first Cadaver Kidney transplantation was done.

Anaesthesiology - The department caters to General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Plastic surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology,  Geriatric Surgery, Dental Surgery, E.N.T., Cardio-Thoracic, Neuro Surgery, Urology, Endocrine Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Radio-diagnosis, Radiotherapy, Trauma care etc.  We have a pain clinic run as a voluntary service for needy patients. There are 11 operation theatre complexes which cater to the needs of all the surgical departments and super specialities with  a strength of 56 operation tables. Our operation suite in the tower block boast of the high end features with in-built cameras for the live relay of surgical procedures enabling the medical students and consultants to learn with interest and interaction. The Cardiology block, Neurology block and Specialty block have an exclusive and separate operation theatre with all modern facilities. In addition to this we have several minor operation theatres in various locations of the hospital. The department takes an active part in managing patients in the trauma ward and in the intensive medical and surgical care units. A 24 Hour Post Anaesthesia Care Unit has been established under the control of Anaesthesiology Department. We have 10 beds and 6 ventilators in the PACU.

Otorhinolaryngology - The E.N.T. department caters for over a lakh of out-patients from the public from 1963 onwards. This excludes a number of cases referred from E.S.I. Corporation and from other hospitals and other departments of this hospital which makes a further contribution of about 15,000 patients per year. Operations like total laryngectomy for cancer of the larynx and pharynx and removal of maxilla for cancer of nose and sinuses are done as a routine in this department. Micro-surgery of the ear for cases of Otosclerosis, a type of hereditary deafness and chronic supparative otits media (leaking ears) are done. In addition, the department undertakes to treat cases who suffer from nasal allergy including vaso-motor rhinitis. Diagnosis and treatment of dizzy patients is done as a routine in the department. Innumerable cases of foreign bodies in the food and air passages in children and in adults are treated round the clock.

Rheumatology - The department is first of its kind in the entire country to offer exclusive D.M post graduate post doctoral degree since 1991  This department is producing 2 specilists with D.M qualification every year who are catering to the 6 crores of  Tamilnadu state population. The department is unique in offering rheumatological services with advanced patient care investigatory and therapeutic modalities in the entire state of Tamilnadu.Apart from expert rheumatological care, the department is contributing to the field of research in rheumatology by various research and developmental activities. Research papers of international standard and quality are published periodically in medical, and rheumatological journals. Original and review articles are regular feature in national and international journals. Physiotherapy interns from all the city colleges are imparted 15 days of training in rheumatological physiotherapy enabling them to become acquainted with specific  targeted rheumatogical care.

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