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Medical Knowledge about established facts and the application of this knowledge to patient care.
Patient Care that is compassionate and appropriate.Interpersonal and Communication Skills that result in effective information exchange and teaming with patients, their families and other health professional associates.Professionalism demonstrated by a commitment to carry out professional responsibilities and adherence to ethical principles.Practice Based Learning and Improvement that involves investigation and evaluation of one’s own patient care practices, appraisal and assimilation of scientific evidence , and improvements in patient care practices.
Systems Based Practice demonstrated by awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care.
These comprehensive institutional objectives are further amplified by the following specific objectives.

  • Intensive academic training by way of modular teaching to make our students excel in overall performance and total understanding of various diseases in order to shape them as confident medical practitioners.
  • Conduct of special week-end coaching classes to facilitate entry of our undergraduate students into various postgraduate programmes available in the country .
  • To realise these objectives , a 24 hour air-conditioned digital lab , equipped with more than 35 computers has already been put into use so that the student community can benefit from it
  • To improve research within the medical college
  • Outreach : continue with the outreach programme and investigative possibilities in Telemedicine .

With over a three hundred doctors, there is always an experienced specialist on hand to initiate treatment without delay. The various specialties covered are General medicine, Paediatrics, Dermatology, Venereology, Leprosy, General surgery, Orthopaedic Surgry, ENT, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology,Neurosurgery,Urology,Plastic& reconstructive surgery,Paediatric surgery and Dentistry.

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital’s main thrust areas in surgery are General surgery, Paediatric surgery, Orthopaedic surgery, ENTsurgery, and Ophthalmology. Every operation theatre is state of the art ultramodern high tech air conditioned, complete with an attached recovery room, constant positive pressure air supply, total environment control and an alert team of trained medical and nursing staff. All theatre complexes are equipped with  Boyle’s apparatuses, Ventilator, Defibrillators,Multiparamonitors,Infusion and Syringe pumps.

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital’s critical care unit are managed by highly qualified intensivists. Critical care beds are distributed over the Intensive Medical Care Unit, Intensive Coronary Care Unit, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Respiratory Intensive Care Unit. Each critical care bed is equipped with a highly sophisticated Multipara monitors, cardiac monitoring systems, infusion and syringe pumps, Central Oxygen supply and Negative Pressure for suction. The critical care unit is equipped with ventilators and defibrillators as life support systems.

The diagnostic facilities offered by Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital are comprehensive to include laboratory, imaging, cardiology and Pulmonology services.

The laboratory services are available round the clock. The services include Biochemistry, Haemotology, Microbiology, Serology, Histopathology and Transfusion medicine. The laboratory also offers all emergency tests with a very short turn around time. Stringent quality assurance exercises in the department of laboratory medicine ensures reliable and high quality test results. The department participates in external quality assurance programme conducted by the Christian Medical College, Vellore where it has achieved and consistently maintains a high ranking.

Imaging forms a key part of the diagnostic facilities at the hospital. The department offers general radiography, image intensifiers, Contrast Radiography ,   ECHO Cardiography, M.R.I. (1.5 tesla ) , Helical CT Scan, Digital Subtraction Angiography , Mammography,  Color Dopplers as well as Ultra Sonography,
Upper G.I Endoscopic and Colonoscopic services, Dialyzers ,  TMT , EMG, EEG, Polysomnography  along with Laparoscopic surgeries has given an impetus for the success of surgeries and has helped to avoid unnecessary surgeries or to endeavour surgeries selectively with less complications.

Pulmonary function and stress testing offers a non  invasive way of evaluating the lungs and the heart, and also in identifying high risk individuals who need further testing, treatment and changes in work environment.

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital’s Blood bank is responsible for the safe supply of blood for transfusion.It is equipped with high tech gadgets and Elisa reader,Elisa washer,tube sealers,VDRL shakers, Blood Component storage and therapy unit . In addition to screening blood donors for infectious diseases such as HIV, Malaria, VDRL and Hepatitis B, it has introduced routine testing for the lethal Hepatitis C virus, using advanced technology.

The Out Patient Department is manned by senior general physicians and is backed by the hospital’s comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services. Patients in the lower income group receive free out patient services. This includes consultation, investigations and treatment. 

Accident and Emergency medical services are available round the clock for emergency cases, which receive immediate attention. With investigational services functioning day and night, patients are assured of speedy diagnosis and expeditious management. All types of road traffic and other traumatic injuries are managed with the involvement of Accident and Emergency Physicians,Orthopedicians and Surgeons , Anaesthesiologists, Physicians.

Infection Control measures: – The infection control surveillance at the hospital is backed by the Microbiology department which possesses commendable facilities including laminar air flow for detecting and identifying harmful microbes. Monthly reviews by a team of experienced doctors, administrators and nurses, and strict monitoring aid in absolute infection control in the theaters, ICUs and Wards In the quest for total hygiene, the Laundry , Housekeeping and CSSD play vital roles to minimize the risk of infection. 

The administrative and support staff, many of them working behind the scene, contribute to the efficiency of the hospital services. The support services like Civil Maintenance services , Biomedical Engineering services are the back bone of the hospital.

The hospital catering department serves nutritive vegetarian food, under the guidance of qualified dieticians.
An in-house pharmacy supplies all essential medicines, medical and allied appliances to the patients, thus ensuring total control over the quality of drugs administered to the patients.

A dedicated team of engineers, including biomedical engineers, provide regular maintenance, rehabilitation and technical support to equipments installed in the hospital.

Medical Records Department has computerized all admissions, billing and discharge procedures that help to save time and add to patient satisfaction.

Health checkup schemes: –  In these times of high - stress life styles, prolonged working hours and irregular food habits, preventive health is the need of the hour for health conscious people. With this in mind, the hospital  has designed six specific health checkup packages, ranging from Basic pre employment check-up to a comprehensive medical check-up.

Basic Health Checkup (Below 40 yrs) , Basic Health Checkup ( Above 40 yrs ), Master Health Checkup , Executive Health Checkup, Women’s Health Checkup ( Below 45 yrs ) , Women’s Health Checkup (Above 45 yrs ) ,
We participate in Vazhndhu Kaattuvom Scheme, Tamilnadu Chief Minister’s Insurance Scheme for Life Saving Treatments ( K.K.T.) ,
We are empanelled for treatment under Ex- Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme ( E.C.H.S. ) , Employee’s State Insurance Corporation ( E.S.I.C.) , Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ( B.S.N.L. ) .

We are also offering treatment cover under insuranceschemes  from  Star Health and Allied Insurance Co. Ltd , ICICI Lombard Health Insurance ( Weaver’s Schemes ) ,  TTK Health Care Services ( P ) Ltd., Prestige Health Administrative ( P ) Ltd., Heritage Health Service ( P ) Ltd.,

These can be further tailor made and cost customized to suit various requirements.