The Department of General Medicine is one of the biggest departments in the campus with a lot of activities going on. The Medicine OPD is situated in ground floor room No: 19. We provide free services such as ECG, routine investigations like CBC, urine routine and RFT. Well equipped critical care units, including a bedside dialyzer are available. Round the clock specialists are available for treating emergencies. Highly dedicated team is the strength of the department.

Name Designation
Prof. K. Nagarajan Professor & Head
Prof. A.K. Badrinath Professor
Prof. M.K. Uthaya Sankar Professor
Prof. S. Girija Associate Professor
Prof. C. Manokaran Associate Professor
Dr. P. Anand Assistant Professor
Dr. R. Harish Assistant Professor
Dr. J. Sathiyanarayanan Assistant Professor
Dr. S. Suresh Babu Assistant Professor
Dr. I.S.S. Suman Babu Senior Resident
Dr. Mopuru Penchala Varun Senior Resident
Dr. M. Mohammad Inaamul Hassan Junior Resident
Dr. A. Omar Shahid Junior Resident
Dr. S. Yogesh Junior Resident
Dr. A. Raghu Rama Reddy Junior Resident
Dr. P.S. Aravind Junior Resident
Dr. R. Venkatesh Junior Resident
Dr. S. Vignesh Junior Resident
Dr. Biju. D.R Junior Resident
Dr. M. Balaji Venkateshwaran Junior Resident
Dr. V. Naveen Sathish Junior Resident
Dr. C. Sibi Chakravarthy Junior Resident
Dr. Firas Rauf Mammoo Junior Resident
Dr. Ritvik Junior Resident
Dr. Divya. S Junior Resident
Dr. Arthy. S Junior Resident
Dr. Kailash. C Junior Resident
Dr. Karthik. J Junior Resident
Dr. Louis Ferdin Zeno Junior Resident
Dr. Mythreini. B.S Junior Resident
Dr. Pagavath Bharathi. P Junior Resident
Dr. Praveen Kumar. P Junior Resident
Dr. Roshna. E Junior Resident
Dr. Priscilla Rubatahy. E Junior Resident

The Department provides various services required for effective diagnosis and treatment of different conditions. We have equipments for performing various tests such as. 2D ECHO, Tread-Mill, EEG, EMG, NCS and Endoscopy. We have a well equipped dialyzing unit in 1st floor. We also have a cath-lab and a supportive Radiology department which provides us with CT scans, USG and MRI.

Each Special Clinic is functioning under a qualified Physician supported by other Specialists wherever applicable like Cardiology, Nephrologist, Neurologist, Gastroenterologist, Urologist Psychiatrist, Physiotherapist etc.

Day Clinic Timing
Monday Diabetic Clinic 9.00 a.m to 4:00 pm
Tuesday Haematology 9.00 a.m to 4:00 pm
Daily Geriatric Clinic 9.00 a.m to 4:00 pm
Thursday Endocrinology Clinic 9.00 a.m to 4:00 pm
Friday Liver Clinic 9.00 a.m to 4:00 pm
Saturday Hypertension clinic 9.00 a.m to 1:00 pm

Undergraduate training:

We have expert faculties who are involved in the academic activities of UG students. Every week 2 theory classes are taken by our Professors, for the 9th Semester students. Bed side clinics for the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th 8th & 9th Semester students are taken by faculties. Every month theory exams and ward leaving exams are being conducted thus ensuring effective teaching practices.


Semester Day Time
4th Semester
5th Semester
Wednesday 8.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.
6th Semester
7th Semester
Tuesday 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
8th Semester
9th Semester
Tuesday 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.

Clinical postings

The clinical postings are as scheduled as follows

Semester Weeks
3rd Semester 2
4th Semester 4
5th Semester 6
6th Semester 4
8th Semester 6
9th Semester 4


Postgraduates are trained at the OPD, bedside emergency Medicine, special clinics and health camps etc. Strict academic schedules are followed. Every day afternoon, academic sessions are conducted, which includes various activities such as case presentations, in which all members of faculty interact and contribute. We also conduct physician’s conference once a month where interesting cases are discussed. Inter-departmental meets and internal death audits are also conducted

Teaching schedule

Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
I week Long & Short Case presentation Journal club Radiology meet Long case presentation Inter departmental meet
II week Long & Short
Case presentation
Journal club Seminar Long case presentation Inter departmental meet
III week Long & Short Case
Journal club Seminar Long case presentation Long & Short Case presentation
IV week Long & Short Case
Internal Death Audit Death Audit Long case presentation Seminar

Theory and practical exams are conducted every month where students are assessed. PG’s are encouraged to attend CMEs, workshops, conferences and present case reports.

  • Girija. S, Rajan. A, Sathiyanarayanan. J. Scrub typhus-An emerging disease in South India. IJRRMS/Vol. 3(4) Oct-Dec. 2013.
  • A.K.Badrinath1, K. Suresh1* and Harresh. The Study of Uric Acid Levels in Primary Hypertension without End Organ Damage. BJMMR 2016; [Abstract] Full Article – PDF Page 1-11 Article Metrics DOI : 10.9734//2016/25087.
  • K. Badrinath1, K. Suresh2, R. Raghunathan3, Suresh Babu A case report of myelopathy– syringomyelia. J.Evolution Med. Dent. Sci. 2016 ;5(104):0000-0000, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2016/10000 S4 KEYWORDS : Syringomyelia, Dissociative Sensory Loss, Cavitation. HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE: Badrinath AK, Suresh K, Raghunathan R,et al. A case report of myelopathy– syringomyelia.
  • Dr. Kinathankaraiyan Nagarajan. Serum Creatinine Phosphokinase as a Marker of Severity in Organosphosphorus Compound poisoning. Indian Journal of Basic & Applied Medical Research June 2016 Volume ;( 3) 160-168.
  • AK Badrinath*, K Suresh†, R Raghunathan†, Suresh Babu S. A Case of Leptospirosis Presenting as Multiorgan Failure. Indian Journal of Clinical Practice August 2016; Vol. 27, No. 3, , P:245.
  • Dr. T. Ravi Kumar, Dr. C. Manokaran, Dr. S. Ramaswamy, Dr. N, Kalaisezhian, dr. P. Saravanan, Dr. M. Gowrisankar, Dr. Chethan Bharthwaj, Dr. Vasif Mayan MC. Snake Bite : Treat the Shock and save the kidney – with low dose Asv- A practical approach. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences August. 2016; p – ISSN : 2279-0861.15 (8): 29-33.
  • Jeyasuriya A1, Badrinath AK2, Raghunathan R3; A case of Multiorgan dysfunction due to scrub typhus infection. International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical research. 2016 ; 2 (4): 72-74.
  • A.K. Badrinath 1 , K. Suresh2 , R. Raghunathan2 , M. Balachandran2 , Suresh Babu S. A Case of Seizure Disorder – Pachygyria: A Rare Presentation. IJCMR November 2016 ; 3 (11) (Print): 2454-7379
  • T. Vishwa Teja1, Girija Subramanian2, Karthikeyan Balu3, Harish Rajaram. Epididymo- Orchitis in an Adult with Scrub Typhus. Indian Journal of Medical & Health Sciences January-June 2017; 4 (1).
  • Dr. C. Manokaran. Lethal Weapon in the Hands that heals-Mobile phone in Hospitals. Journal of Dental and Medical sciences May 2017 ; 16(5) : 55-57.
  • Badrinath A K, Suresh K, Ragunathan R, Babu S S. A case report of complete atrioventricular heart block due to hyponatremia.

    How to cite this article:

    A case report of complete Atrioventricular heart block due to hyponatremia. Heart India 2017;5:105-

  • Dr. S. Girija . Identification of high oxygen affinity hemoglobin (Hb Andrew – Minneapolis) in an Indian Family. April 2017; 39 (2).
  • Suhaim Latif Perumbadi, M.K. Uthaya Sankar ; “Prevalance of cognitive dysfunction In elderly patients attending a tertiary care teaching hospital in puducherry”. A Journal of Medical science and clinical research October 2017; 5(10) : 2455-0450, Index copernicus value: 71.58 Impact factor (SJIF):5.84.
  • Nagabhushan D, A K Badrinath, Sujitha Gurram, K Vinoth. The proportion of cognitive impairment in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.

    How to cite this article:

    The proportion of cognitive impairment in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea. MedPulse International Journal of Medicine October 2017; 4(1): 19-23.

  • Dr. K. Nagarajan. A study of serum magnesium in diabetes mellitus – Journal of evaluation of medical and Dental sciences 2017; 6(32):2619-2626, DOI: 10.14260/Jemds/2017/566.
  • Venkatram Murugesan, Nagarajan Kinathankaraiyan, Ashida S Thulaseedharan, Badrinath A Kuppuswamy. Coronary Artery Disease Severity Assessment Using Urinary Dipstick Albumin Test. JMSCR November 2017; 05(11) Page 30490.
  • Mopuru Penchala Varun, A K Badrinath. Correlation of Bilirubin Levels in Patients with and Without Cerebrovascular Accident. JMSCR November 2017 ; 05 Issue 11: 30454.
  • Dr. Aravind. P.S, Dr. Manokaran. C, Salivary urea creatinine and GFR estimation in patients with chronic kidney disease. JMSCR . March 2018; 6(3) 804-811.
  • Dr. M.K. Uthaya sankar1, Perumbadi. S.2, Shenbagaram K3,. Hanushraj R4. Clinical & etiological profile of acute undifferentiated fever in patient admitted to a teaching hospital in Pondicherry. International Journal of Medical Research and Review. May-June, 2018 ; vol 6/ Issue 05 .
  • Yogesh S1, Uthaya Sankar M.K2, Shenbagaram K3, Hanushraj R4, . A study of QT Disperson among type 2 diabetics attending a tertiary care hospital in puducherry. J. Evolution Med. Dent. Sci/. June 04,2018; eISSN-2278-4802, pISSN-2278-4748/7(23)
  • K. Nagarajan , Best Doctor award by Dr. MGR Medical University in state level in the year of 2015, he did fellowship in FCGP, FCdiabetic.
  • A.K. Badrinath, fellowship in FEAC; FACP; FCCP; FIACM; FPCC; FIAE; FIMSA.
  • C. Manokaran, Meritorious service award by Dean in CMCH.
  • I.S.S. Suman Babu, TAPICON – Gold Medal in state level in the year of 2017.

University Gold Medals – PG

Name Medal Year
Dr. S. Suresh Babu Gold 2014
Dr. M. Venkatram Gold 2015

University Gold Medals – UG

Name Medal Year
Jakanattane. V Gold 2006
Andal Priyanka. B Gold 2009
Sharmi. B Gold 2011

Community visited Thiruvennainallur Rural Health Training Centre every Friday between 8.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. Camps are conducted in nearby villages for identifying and treating all Medicine cases at free of cost.

Organized & conducted:

S.No. Date Nature of the Program Programme
1 Nov. 2014 Guest Lecture · Diabetes & Heart · Changing Pradigm in management of Type 2 DM
2 Jan 2015 1. Sarcopenia & ageing 2. Non Motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease
3 March 2015 Swine flu – an update
4 07.04.2017 Insulin update
5 19.04.2018 1. Heart Failure –Unmet Needs” 2. Recent Advances in the Management of Heart failure”
6 21.09.15 Day Celebration World Alzheimers Day
7 06.10.15 International day of older people
8 21.11.15 World Diabetic Day
9 23.09.16 World Alzheimer’s Day Banners, Posters & Special camp
10 20.11.16 World Heart Day Celebration-camp
11 21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016 Special dietician awareness speech
12 21.09.2017 World Alzheimer’s Day
13 01.12.2017 World Diabetes Day 2017
14 08.02.18  “Overview of Myeloproliferative syndrome”. 
15 25.11.2016 Awareness lecture Special dietician awareness speech
16 24.06.2016 CME Respiratory Medicine quiz programme for Napcon 2016 for Puducherry state
17 Oct’31 & Nov 1, 2015 Conference SMV-SIPCON’15 Participants – 200 nos.
18 27.08.16 NEWRON’16 Credit points – 5 Attended faculty & PGs – 60 nos. Final year U.G. students – 100 nos.
19 15.09.2018 “SMV-Cardiocon ‘ 18”

Conference: SMV-Cardiocon’18

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Year Name of the Post-graduates Working Institute Email ID
2012 – 2015 Dr. R. Harish Asst. Professor, SMVMCH
Dr. J. Sathiyanarayanan Asst. Professor, SMVMCH
Dr. Prinoj Varghese Private Practitioner, Cochin
Dr. Aashish Studying in Kolkata.
2013 – 2016 Dr. Palaniappan Private Practitioner, Manaparai
Dr. Vivek. N.V Private Practitioner, Erode
Dr. Chandrasekar Konda Private Practitioner, – Tirupathi
Dr. Prinesh Varghese Private Practitioner, Cochin
2014 – 2017 Dr. Gopi Srikanth Pratipathi Private Practitioner,, Kakinada
Dr. S. Suresh Babu Asst. Professor, SMVMCH
Dr. T. Vishwa Teja Studying in Chennai
Dr. A. Jeyasuriya Velammal Medical college, Madurai
2015 – 2018 Dr. M. Venkatram Studying in Amirtha at Kerala
Dr. Suhaim Latif Perumbadi MES Medical College
Dr. D. Nagabhushan NMC, Nellore
Dr. Mopuru Penchala Varun Senior Resident, SMVMCH

Testimonial from PG Alumni:

Year PG Name Designation Testimonial
2014 -17 Dr. S. Suresh Babu Asst. Professor SMVMC & H, General Medicine department helped me to discover my passion for General Medicine. My professor’s helped me to achieve my goal to become a good physician. 
2015-18 Dr. Mopuru Penchala Varun Senior Resident SMVMC & H , General Medicine department gave the best 3 years of my life in academic and career modulation and able to treat the patient to the up to date knowledge.