St John's Medical College

Overview

The Department of Medicine provides a comprehensive program of clinical services including services in the subspecialties of haematology and geriatric medicine. The department is dedicated to advancing the art and science of medicine. We have state-of-the-art facilities, a faculty of outstanding clinical scholars and rapidly expanding research programs.

The department was established in 1963 and has been running the postgraduate program since 1981. Dr G N Reddy was the first Head of the Department making this a well-established program with deep historical roots. The philosophy of our program is based on two key tenets – a) that the patient is center to our daily work and b) that we do our tasks as a team. The current HOD is Dr Cecil Ross. The department has 27 faculty members and runs a rigorous residency program with a yearly intake of 9 postgraduate students. The department sees an average of 70,000 outpatients and 13,000 inpatients per year.