DEPARTMENT OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY

  • ANAESTHESIOLOGY
    It was formed in year 2002 at G.S.L medical college under able guidance of prof. and H.O.D OF DR.SUKUMAR and after 2010 it is under taken by DR.R.PRATAP
    MISSION AND VISION:
    Our department concerned with total peri operative care of patient before , and after surgery. It encompasses anaesthesia, intensive care medicine , critical and emergency and pain medicine .we use various injected and inhalated medications to produce loss of conscious and sensation in patients ,making it possible to carry out procedures and various invasive and non invasive techniques that are used to control patients vitals function under the effects of anaesthetic drugs, these include advanced airway mangament ,invasive and noninvasive hemodynamics monitors and diagnostic techniques like USG guided never blocks ,fibreoptic bronchoscopy ,epidural ,central venous catherisation and nerve stimulators and not only administering anaesthetic during procedure itself ,we before hand identify high risk patients and optimize their fitness ,during the procedure to maintain situational awareness of the surgery itself to improve safety in order to promote and enchance recovery
    RECREATIONAL ACTIVITES:
    Our department celebrates world anaesthesia day on 16th October with all the faculty and fellow post graduates in GSL medical college every year.

    DEPARTMENT ACTIVITES:
    1. OPERATION THEATERS: we runs regularly daily 6 days in a week from Monday to saturaday from 9am
    2. No. OF THEATERS: TOTAL : MAJOR 16 OPERATION THEATERS MINOR 3 OPERATION THEATERS 1 SEPTIC OPERATION THEATERS
    3.WORK AT OPERATION THEATERS: Almost 50 major and 60 minor operations and daycare surgeries 23 were done per day • Routine trauma
    • General surgery
    • Arthroplasty including TKR and THR
    • Arthroscopy including menical repairs ,ACL reconstructions
    • Laproscopy surgeries
    • Paediatric surgeries
    • Neurosurgeries
    • Plastic reconstructive surgeries
    • Oncosurgery
    • Endourology ,PCNL
    • Minimal invasive surgeries
    • Pediatric cardiac surgeries
    • Neonatal surgery
    To accomplish this we have well equipped excellent modular theaters and post operative recovery room well equipped SICU ,RICU CIU with modern amenities.
    4) The department also takes care of critical care in hospital in providing:
    a)Critical care to those dangerously ill on life support.
    b) Manage ventilation cases in hospital .
    c)Manage all serious intensive care patients.
    d)Provide critical care in NICU ,PICU and AMC.
    e)Provide “ PAIN” free therapy and attend to pain clinics
    f) Monitor dialysis –on regular basis.
    g) Providing services for central cannulation ,venous cannulation ,venous access.
    h) Tracheotomy care.
    5) ANAESTHESIA SERVICES OUTSIDE OPERATION THEATRES:
    a) Monitored anaesthesia care at –intra hospital transfer
    b) Sedation/anaesthesia/monitored anaesthesia in radiology-MRI and CT suits and interventional labs
    c) Provide anaesthesia at IVF procedures
    d) Anaesthesia –for bronchoscopy of critical ill and endoscopy procedures
    e) Anaesthesia /monitored care in cardiac cath lab
    6)Training of basic skills in life saving procedures is regularly done at smart lab in imparting IRC –ISA-skills.
    a) Basic cardiac life support (BCLS)
    b) Comprehensive cardiac life support (CCLS)
    A total of approximate 1000 people have been trained in these skills
    c) Compression only life support.
    To lay man total of more than
    • 1000 policeman
    • 500 school children
    • 500 non teaching personnel Have been given training in COLS and basic life support
    POST GRADUATE TEACHING ACTIVITES:
    Monday Seminar
    Tuesday Case presentation
    Wednesday Theory class
    Thrusday Journal club
    Friday Case presentation
    Saturday Clinics

DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY



  • About the Department:
    The department of Anatomy established as part of establishing GSL Medical College on the high way 16 near Rajanagaram, Rajahmundry in December 2002.The first batch of MBBS students admitted during July/August 2003. The 15th batch of 1st MBBS students are admitted for the academic year 2017-18.

    Dissection Hall:
    Dissection hall of 325 sq.m area with a capacity of 200 students. Complete stainless steel Dissection tables provided with a group of 20 students for each table. All the students are provided dissection facility on rotation basis under faculty guidance for each table. A teaching model of Lecture cum demonstration introduced. Under this prior briefing on current dissection with a pre-dissected region is done. Each dissecting group is provided with complete set of bones for the academic year. 100 multi colored charts are organized over the walls of dissection hall.
    Museum:
    400 elegantly dissected and preserved specimens, 50 specimens showing fetal anomalies, various stages of development of fetus, articulated skeletons and loose bones, three dimensional models enrich our museum. Catalogue with diagrams of specimens sets are provided for ready reference in museum for use by students and visitors. A separate wing with illuminated lobbies for region wise X Rays, special X Rays, Orthopentograms, CT and MRI Films etc are on display for study of imageology.
    Histology Laboratory:
    Well equipped Histology Lab. With mono ocular and binocular microscopes are available. Binocular microscopes provided to each student during practical with good illumination facility over laboratory examination tables. Each student is provided with an individual set of slides to study. A separate complete theory class on histology topic followed by demo and hands on study of stained slides is provided to students. Laminated coloured charts of all tissues are displayed in Hisotlogy lab. For ready reference. Closed Circuit TV with High resolution camera and LCD display screen are provided in Histology lab. to provide comprehensive knowledge on various microscopic fields of stained slides under various magnifications. It is a synchronized demonstration and facilitates student to study slide in detail.
    Audio-Visual Aids:
    Slide projectors and over-head projectors are provided for demo purpose. LCD projectors provided in all class rooms for presenting study material through power point presentations. The advanced educational tool - Anatomage table a unique highly flexible user friendly electronic device to study any part in any desired plane is provided in smart lab (Simulation lab) with extension display screens in all teaching areas to provide display during theory classes along with extempore presentations, Power point presentations or chalk and board. Library cum seminar room:
    A spacious well furnished room with 100 titles and journals from national and International organizations are regularly being made available to students and postgraduates for academic and research purpose.
    Academic activity:
    Weekly seminars by staff and students are being organized with emphasis on clinical information (applied anatomy) and common variations for future awareness during course of therapy/surgery. Meat cutting machine, Motorized embalming equipment and band saw are available for cadaver preservation and preparation of specimens and for research purpose.
    Research Lab.:
    Regular MBBS admissions, Post graduates of M.Sc. (Medical) anatomy and Anatomy MS are taken every year. Equipment and facilities for section cutting and staining are provided.
    Teaching Program:
    Theory classes – 125 hrs. Demonstrations – 153 hrs. Dissection hrs – 185 hrs. Histology Practicals 70 hrs. Genetics practicals – 06 hrs. A total of 446 hrs teaching program adopted to provide comprehensive learning in all regions of anatomy. Dissection, Demonstrations, Histology classes are organized to cover same topic/region for synchronized study and orientation.

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY


  • The broad goal of the teaching of Biochemistry to undergraduate students is to make them understand the scientific basis of the life processes at the molecular level and to orient them towards the application of the acquired knowledge to solve clinical problems.
    Biochemistry department started in 2002 to train 150 MBBS students and to assist patient care by quality in lab investigations. Dr.Ammanna Pantulu Nukala (2002-2010), Dr.Indira Benerjea (2002-2009), and Dr.YN Rao (2004-2009 & 2010-2014) were the main pillars in the beginning days and have contributed to the development of the department in various capacities.
    Department is now developed for annual intake of 200 undergraduate students from 2014-15 onwards. MD in biochemistry started in 2011. Department is recognized for annual intake of two MD seats and the first batch has successfully cleared the university examination in 2014. Department is involved in teaching activities to various courses like BDS, BPT, MPT, B.Sc. (Nursing), B.Sc. (MLT), and DMLT.
    Department is equipped with spacious lab for undergraduates, three demonstration rooms, research lab and department library with more than 100 books. Biochemistry division of central laboratory caters the needs of thousands of patients with state of art equipment and qualified personnel. Research is part of regular curriculum and undergraduate and postgraduate students are encouraged to do research with high quality. Department has organized regular PG zonal CME programs.
    Biochemistry department is unique in being adaptive, flexible and student friendly and yet maintains discipline. It holds the record of improving pass percentage consistently over the years with good number of distinctions and first classes.

    LATEST EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE CENTRAL LAB-BIOCHEMISTRY
    S.No. Name of the Equipment Number
    1. Erba-5 Semi Auto analyser 1
    2. Flame photometer 1
    3. Fully Automated Analyser (ERBA- EM 200) 1
    4. PH meter 1
    5. UV- Visible Spectro photometer 1
    6. Fully Automated Analyser (ERBA- XL 640) 1
    7. Electrolyte Analyser 1
    8. VIDAS-Hormone Analyser 1
    9. ABG Analyser 1

    1. Ms. T. Bhargavi M.B.B.S. student of 2013 – 2014 batch has achieved State first in the examination held in the year 2014.
    2. Ms. H. Vanitha M.B.B.S. student of 2014 – 2015 batch has achieved State third in the examination held in the year 2015.
    3. Ms. K. Mutyala Aruna M.B.B.S. student of 2015 – 2016 batch has achieved University first in the examination held in the year 2016.
    4. Ms. Pragna M.B.B.S. student of 2016 – 2017 batch has achieved University third in the examination held in the year 2017.
    5. Ms. N. Sanjana M.B.B.S. student of 2016 – 2017 batch has achieved University eighth in the examination held in the year 2017.
    6. Ms. B. Vijaya Bhanu M.B.B.S. student of 2017 – 2018 batch has achieved University second in the examination held in the year 2018.
    7. Dr. Saphya Mukhtar M.D. Biochemistry has secured Best Poster prize, title being “ Evaluation of glucose and renal function in agricultural farm workers exposed to pesticides” APAMBI 2018, 2 nd Andhra Pradesh State conference on Medical Biochemistry, held at NRI Medical college, Mangalgiri on 30 th September 2018.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE

  • Brief History
    The department of Community Medicine was established in GSL Medical College in the very first year at the time of inception. This department caters to the health needs of the rural population in & around this locality as well as population in urban slums of Rajahmundry with an integrated preventive, promotive & curative approach. The teaching programme starts in this department right from the first semester till 7th semester. Internship period in this department for a medical graduate is for two months. PG course for Community Medicine was started in the year 2011 with annual intake of two students per year.
    The department is well equipped with trained faculty, quality teaching aids, lecture gallery, audiovisual facilities, public health laboratory facilities, public health museum, transport facility and updated digital library. Apart from that, the peripheral centers like Rural health training centre (RHTC) & Urban Health Training Centre (UHTC) caters a population of 32,000 & 15,000 respectively where basic integrated health care facilities viz immunization, MCH care, school health & family planning services, super-speciality services etc. are extended through this department along with physiotherapy & dental care.
    This department joined hands with “Andhra Pradesh AIDS Consortium – APAIDSCON” and with the support of organizations such as CDC & AP State AIDS Control society, imparts training programme on public health issues including HIV to health care professionals and epidemiologists. It is one of the few centers in coastal Andhra Pradesh having training infrastructure and expertise matching with national standards. Besides this, Community Medicine department works in co-ordination with local NGOs like “Lepra society”, “CARE”, “St. Paul Trust”, Lions club, IMA etc. to extend health care & support in & around this locality. This department also coordinates with the District Health Administration & implements programmes such as RNTCP, PPI, promotes institutional delivery through RCH & also contributes in other National Health Programme. This department has been co-ordinating with WHO, Regional branch, Visakhapatnam for monitoring in Pulse Polio Immunization, Mission Indradhanush & Measles - Rubella vaccination campaign. The students are regularly participating in the ongoing chief minister’s programme, “Swasthya Vidya Vahini” under the state govt. to create health awareness among the rural people being conducted by our department in coordination with the District Health Administration. The students had also participated in “Balika Telusuko Programme” under “Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan” in the month of January 2017, conducted by our department with the help of District Health Administration.
    Courses
    M.B.B.S – The teaching programme starts from first semester to 7th semester.
    M.D - 3 yrs course.
    The Department also participates in the teaching activities for BSc & MSc Nursing, BPT & MPT courses.
    This Dept. follows the curriculum laid by MCI & prescribed by Dr. NTR University of Health sciences. This is the only dept. which is involved in teaching across the semesters to give a comprehensive understanding of medicine, health care & its application.
    Academic & Field activities
    Apart from routine academic activities, this department organizes quiz programs, debates, seminars, tutorials & Research methodology & other special workshops in Statistics, Resuscitation, HIV etc. Regular outreach programmes are conducted in which students participate in creating health awareness in field practice areas. Field visits, Industrial visits are also arranged for the medical graduates to provide a firsthand experience about the socio-cultural problems in the country & implementation of National health Programme.
    Seminars, journal clubs & group discussion are being conducted every week regularly for PG students including faculty seminars.
    Achievements
    The 21st Joint conference of the AP State chapter of IPHA & IAPSM was organized by the department of Community Medicine from 3rd to 5th January 2013 with the theme “Emerging public health issues and challenges”
    The state conference on 4th & 5th January was preceded by a preconference CME on “Practical approach to lung health” on 3rd January 2013.
    Professor& HOD chaired a scientific session in the SEA Regional conference of IPHA at Kolkata. The HOD & other faculty members have chaired scientific sessions in many National & State Conferences.
    The department has been conducting several training programmes on Research Methodology, Teacher’s Training Programme, Hands on clinical training for HIV, Training on New PPTCT guidelines for Faculty, PGs, Students & Nurses. Various CME programmes for the post graduate students have been conducted by the department including zonal CME. The faculty of this department has been a resource person in the training programme for Medical Officers, Biologists, Technicians and Health Inspectors at Regional Filaria Training & Research Centre (NCDC), Govt. of India at Rajahmundry in July and November 2012. Faculty from this department have been participating in the MET programme conducted in our college as well as regional centre, Vishakhapatnam.
    Faculty of this department is regularly invited as Resource Person for training courses in Vector borne diseases conducted by NCDC, Govt. of India & also by state Government.
    2 PGs from the department attended “Intensive interactive training programme on research methodology” at Chennai on 12th and 13th February 2013 and work shop on “Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable diseases” at Chennai from 15th to 17th February 2013.
    1 PG student has undergone training for 2 months duration at Madras Diabetic Research Foundation.
    Faculty from the department attended a training programme on revised national PPTCT guidelines organized by APSACS at Hyderabad on 25th and 26th March 2013.
    2 PGs from our department attended the 61st National Conference IPHACON 2017 conducted in February 2017 & presented scientific papers . Our PGs also attended & presented scientific paper in the International Conference conducted by National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad .in November 2017.
    One of our PG attended a workshop on “Principles & Practice of Epidemiology” conducted by CMC, Vellore from 17th to 29th July 2017. Our PG student participated in Nutritional surveillance activity conducted by Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), Portblair from 8th March to 1st April 2017. The PGs also participated in Filaria Training Programme conducted in June 2017 for consecutive three days at the Regional Filaria centre. Two of our PGs attended workshop conducted by National institute of Research on Tuberculosis, Chennai in the month of January 2018. Our PG attended 62nd National IPHA conference held at Lucknow in February 2018 & presented scientific research paper. Our department also conducted the quiz programme on WHO day, 7th April organized by IAPSM, national wide with the theme on Diabetes Mellitus.
    Honours & Awards Faculty member from this Department are awarded with International fellowship. Faculty & Post graduate student of this department, both received the best paper awards respectively in the 20th Joint State Conference of IPHA & IAPSM held at Vijayawada, in January 2012.
    1 Student, guided by our faculty, was awarded Gold medal for UG best paper, and another student received the second best paper in the 21st Joint conference of the AP State chapter of IPHA & IAPSM held at GSL Medical College from 3rd – 5th January 2013.
    Two of our Post graduate students were university toppers securing first & second positions in the MD Final examination held in the year 2014 & another Post graduate student stood second in the MD Final examination conducted by the NTR University of Health Sciences in the year 2016.
    Two of our PGs received the best paper awards respectively in the 24th AP state IAPSM & IPHA Conference held on 15-16 Dec 2017 at Andhra Medical College, Vishakhapatnam. One of our faculty also received award for the best scientific paper in the same conference.
    One of our UG students guided by our faculty received the best scientific paper award in the Andhra Medicos Annual Research Conference held In Aug 27- 29st , 2018 at GEMS, Srikakulam.
    Another UG student who was being guided by our faculty also was awarded the best scientific paper in Southern Medicos Research Conference , conducted during 27-30th August,2018 , held at KIMS, Amlapuram. .

DEPARTMENT OF DENTISTRY

Dermatology

  • Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology department is headed by Dr.G.Raghurama Rao, an internationally reputed dermatologist. He is assisted by equally efficient two Associate Professors and two Assistant Professors.

    Dr.Raghurama Rao was awarded Dr.Ambady Oration for the year 2010 in the 38th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists Venerologists & Leprologists at Lucknow 2010.

    He was invited to write a chapter on Cutaneous Anthrax in the text book of tropical infectious Diseases 3rd Edition edited by Prof.David H Walker, Univeristy of Texas, Medical Branch U.S.A.

    He was invited to review article on “Genital Herpes co-infection, Epidemiology, clinical aspects and treatments” in the Open Infectious Disease Journal, Bentham Sciences by Editor-in-chief Dr.Sandro Ventro.

    He was invited for an Interview in SIIC by Prof.Rafael B.Castro.

    He was invited to deliver a guest lecture in the 2nd Quebec TGehrapeutics, Canada.

    He was invited to deliver a guest lecture in 2nd Chongqing International Clinical Neurosciences Forum & International Neuro Drug Conference, China.

    A special interview and an article in Dermatology Times, an international Medical Magazine U.S.A.

    He has more than fifty publications in National and International peer review journals.

DEPARTMENT OF E.N.T

  • Brief history of the Department:
     The Department of ENT, GSL Medical College was established in the year of 2003.
     Under Graduate courses started in the year of 2004.
     No. of units – 2
     Post Graduate, MS ENT started from 2011.
     2011 – 1st M.S. ENT PG Seat.
     2012 – One seat.
     2013 – 2nd PG Seat.
     2014 – 3rd PG Seat.
     Number of Post Graduate seats admitted per year – 3.
     ENT Department having well equipped Out Patients OP, Male & Female wards for In Patients.
     Sufficient teaching faculty for Under Graduate & Post Graduate is present.
     In each unit 30 beds (Male-20 & Female-10).
     There is a section library with latest editions of important O R L books and Journals equally matched by a good collection of material of relevant academic importance in the central library.
     The department possesses a wide variety of literature material in the central library.
     There is a Seminar room with latest audiovisual setup.
     There is a museum with specimens and charts.

    Specialized equipment & facilities for education and services:
     Operating LEICA Microscope.
     High speed micro drill in Operation Theater.
     Flexible fibreoptic nasopharyngolaryngoscope /Bronchoscope.
     Rigid Pediatric bronchoscopy set.
     Microlaryngoscopy set.
     FESS unit.
     Microdebrider for sinus surgeries.
     Digital mono & bipolar cautery.
     Nerve stimulator / Monitor.
     High definition digital camera with recording system.
     OAE.
     BERA.
     Impedance Audiometer.
     Pure tone audiometer.
     Sound proof air-conditioned audiometry room
     ENG Laboratory
     Speech therapy facilities.
     The following Specialty clinics and services present in OP.
    1. Vertigo Clinic- Monday (2.00pm – 3.00pm)
    2. Audiology &Hearing Clinic - Wednesday (2.00pm - 3.00pm)
    3. Cancer Clinic - Friday (2.00pm- 3.00pm).
    Courses conducted:
     CME Courses- Dr NTRUHS.
    Results of previous three years:
     1st M.S. ENT PG passed at first attempt 2014
     2nd M.S. ENT PG passed at first attempt 2015
     Out of 2 PG M.S.ENT PGs One passed in 2016.
     UG Results: More than 90% passed, many with distinction and first class.
    Achievements of awards & Honours:
     Dr P.Veeranjaneyulu, Professor and Head of the department of ENT and Head and Neck surgery conducted AOI APCON 2016, as organizing chairman, at RMC Auditorium Kakinada (2nd,3rd,4th of Sep 2016).
     Dr Ananth Chintapalli (PG – 2014 batch) secured the gold medal for the best “Temporal Bone Dissection”, in successive state conferences, i.e. in 34th AOIAPCON 2015 and in 35th AOIAPCON 2016.
     Dr P. Kameswari Devi (PG – 2014) secured the gold medal in “PG Quiz” competition in 35th state ENT conference, AOIAPCON 2016.
     Dr M. Pratyusha (PG – 2015) secured the gold medal for the best paper presentation – “A case of inverted palpilloma of the nasal cavity” in 35th state ENT conference, AOIAPCON 2016.

DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC MEDICINE

  • This department was planned and constructed as per the norms of MCI.
    Building:

    • Demonstration rooms -2, and Practical Hall -1
    • Museum - 1
    • X-ray department facility shared with hospital.
    • Causality.
    • Mortuary Block along with cold storage.
    • Laboratory Room - 1
    • Library cum seminar Room - 1
    • Research laboratory Room - 1
    • Office accommodation Room - 1


    Facilities:
    • Books in department Library ---- 94
    • Journals ---- 06
    • Charts ----- 75
    • Slides ----- 06
    • Photos ----- 175
    • Models ----- 05
    • Weapons ----- 95
    • Fire arms ----- 05
    • Exhibits ----- 42
    • Poisons ----- 100
    • Specimens ----- Mounted – 42
    • Un Mounted ---- 40
    • Catalogues for students. ---- 20
    • & the necessary teaching equipments.
    • Teaching aids: OHP, Computer Common teaching A.C. Lecture Gallery – II with L.C.D. and system is shared with other departments.


    Curriculum:
    Teaching of U.G. students as per syllabus of MCI norms

    Academic Activities:
    • Teaching and training of MBBS students.
    • Participating and conducting CME, seminars, group discussions and workshops.
    • Integrating Teaching.
    AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS:
    • Torture and its sequalae.
    • Study of suicide cases in and around Rajanagaram.


DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL MEDICINE

  • Introduction:
    The department of medicine GSL Medical College was started in the year 2002 with the inception of this institution with prof. M.Parvatisam as chair. Since then it is providing free Medicare to thousands of people not only from the state of Andhra Pradesh but also neighboring states. This department trains 200 medical graduates and 14 post graduates annually besides providing training to a number of paramedical personnel. This department was a collaboration center forCanadian Stoke registry.
    Patient services:
    The department has got spacious out patient facility along with round the clock emergency admission facilities with the state of art equipment. There are 210 inpatient beds with seven functioning medical units each headed by a professor, four senior faculty members and 34 resident doctors. The department has an attached acute medical care unit (AMC) with 12 beds for treating critically ill medical patients with ventilator facility and multipara monitors. The department caters to the needs of all emergency patients round the clock in a common facility shared with other departments for providing multispecialty care. There is a 12 bedded Intensive coronary care unit(ICCU)attached to this department manned by interventional cardiologists round the clock. There is a dialysis unit attached to this department with facilities for peritoneal and Haemodialysis. There is a respiratory intensive care unit (RICU) with ventilator support. There is a stroke unit which caters for the needs of the neurological emergencies.There is a gastroenterology unit which caters for the needs of the gastro emergencies. There is a medical oncology unit attached to the department of medicine catering for the needs of cancer patients. This department works in cooperation with other departments to provide comprehensive care for all kinds of medical emergencies under one roof.
    Academic activities:
    Under Graduate Training:
    The department is engaged in under graduate teaching. Under graduate training includes lectures on all aspects of medicine in centrally air conditioned lecture theatres with the state of art audiovisual aids. Clinical training includes demonstration of clinical symptoms and signs to small groups of students at bed side with explanation and discussion regarding differential diagnosis with the aim of imparting best clinical skills. Students are encouraged to present cases and seek explanation from teachers regarding various clinical problems. Weekly seminars are conducted for undergraduates to improve their expressive skills. Students are being encouraged to take up ICMRSTS Projects to expose them to clinical research at young age. Students are involved in Medical camps conducted for villagers to impart them a sense of social responsibility. A number of under graduates successfully completed STS projects granted by Indian Council of medical research (ICMR) and received certificates.Recently an undergraduate national conference (GSLUGCON) was held and more than 400 undergraduate students from all over the country show cased their talent both in curricular and extracurricular activities.
    Postgraduate Training:
    Post graduates are engaged in patient care in out patient department, inpatient wards, and emergency care units under the supervision of faculty. Post graduate training includes presentation of cases at bed side, participation in ward rounds, grand rounds, and presentation of seminars, journal clubs, and research. They are encouraged to teach undergraduate students to improve their expression as per MCI norms. All the students are encouraged to write case reports of interesting cases, publish papers in peer reviewed journals and participate in state and national conferences held periodically. A number of students participated in state and national conferences and presented cases and their research work. Many students won prizes for their posters, caseprentations and for their research work. There is a departmental library with all the latest editions of text books and periodicals and internet facility for access to ejournals.
    The department conducts continued medical education (CME) programmes on various occasions for post graduate students across the state. One such CME on infectious diseases was conducted in the month of February 2011 on the eve of the visit of Prof Melina A Fisher from North Carolina University. A number of dignitaries from across the globe delivered lectures on various aspects of medicine in the institute. Frequent guest lectures by internationally acclaimed speakers are a routine in this institute.
    The department is recognsed for PHD training programme of NTR University of health sciences and two PHD scholars can be enrolled every year and the HOD of the department Dr.M.Sriharibabuis a recognized PHD guide of DR NTR University of health sciences.
    Cathlab facility for angiography and angioplasty,2 Decho with colordoppler, Electrophysiology lab with pace maker implantation, Holter facility,IABP, PFT lab, video endoscopy and bronchoscopy facility, Nerve conduction studies, EEG, EMG.Round the clock central lab services and radiological services like CT scan,1.5 Tesla MRI, Ultrasound, and Digital X ray are available for patients attending the department. There is a state of the art simulation lab for imparting technical skills in Basic life support, advanced cardiac life support and ultrasound, 2Decho, endoscopy, angiography and various other procedures





DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SURGERY

  • Vision & Mission

    This department aims to provide proper direction, requisite training and the correct attitude to all those who have taken upon themselves the onus of tending to the sick and wounded in various types of calamities including accidents.

    Impress upon them the enormous responsibility that is consequent of the patient, rural & urban, consenting to go under one’s knife.

    It also strives to provide an intellectually stimulating environment to motivate and inspire students of surgery at all levels in their quest for knowledge and to enable them to realize their potential to the fullest extent, and serve the community with holistic approach also.

    Faculty Profile

    Department of surgery has qualified, experienced and dedicated, fulltime faculty in full strength. They all are staying in the campus and hence are available to students and patients 24/7. The faculty is engaged in teaching, research, patient care, act as "Mentors", and participate in cocurricular and extracurricular activities such as annual social gathering. Faculty has presented research of high standard at National and state level.

    Mentor System

    Surgery department is actively involved “Mentor System" implemented by the Institution.

    Each faculty looks after the overall development of TEN STUDENTS. This batch remains with the same faculty for the duration of entire course. Students are guided regarding academic, personal, social, accommodate difficulties faced by them. Students get family environment as they become part of the Mentor’s family.

    Facilities For Teaching Learning Process:

    Department of surgery has full strength of qualified faculty. Lectures are conducted on audio-visual system using power point presentations, videos, LCD projection, CCTV, text and pictorial scenarios. There is integrated, community oriented approach. Interactive sessions are regularly conducted. Students are assigned small projects to inculcate the habit of self study and research. Department of surgery has modified the curriculum which suites the needs of modern medical students. More emphasis is given on acquiring practical, preventive and community oriented knowledge. Depending on recent knowledge the syllabus is promptly modified. Student evaluation methods are based on his understanding of subject rather than only on his memory.Department has its own museum with training models and library which contains text books, reference books and journals.

    Problem Based Learning

    This is unique programme implemented in this institute. A batch of 10-12 students is assigned to a “facilitator". Text scenarios are constructed and distributed to the batch. There is a "brain storming" free association session. Students discuss the scenario and collect information on their own from library, internet, and subject experts etc,

    Advantages: Improves communication skills. Students learn to use various resources to gather knowledge apart from text books. They learn to study and to work as a team. Facilitator also learns along with students,

    Department of surgery has generated pictorial scenarios in addition to text scenarios. Students see these clinical, radiological, intra operative photographs and learn about the given case

    Services Offered

    • Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
    • General surgery
    • Paediatric surgery
    • Oncosurgery
    • Neurosurgery
    • Plastic & reconstructive surgery
    • Endourology, PCNL, Lithoclast
    • Minimal invasive surgery
    • Pediatric cardiac surgery
    • Neonatal surgery
    • Trauma care

    Specialised Services
    The department of surgery is fully equipped to cater need of every surgical patient especially rural as well as urban. It has all modern diagnostic and therapeutic facilities to treat surgical patients. Thus we provide multidisciplinary and superspeciality services.
    Departmental Activity

    Department is actively involved in teaching, patient care, research, CME organisation. Eminent dignitaries have visited the institution and surgery department.

    Operation theatres:

    6 Major, 1 Septic and 1 Minor. (Total- 8)

    Surgery operation theatre has digital video camera for recording of operations and students can see them live. This prevents unnecessary crowding in operating room. These recording are then edited and kept in ECMC & departmental library for teaching

DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY

    • The Department was started in the year 2003 with a focus on MBBS education. Initially it was established under the guidance of the then Head of the department, Dr Suguna Hemachander MD later it has been developed by the succeeding Heads of the department, Dr Jyothi Mitra MD, Dr Vasantha MD, Dr GV Subba Rao MD and Dr Raghava Rao MD respectively. At present it is headed by Dr A Heraman Singh MD.
    • The department has qualified and committed faculty.
    • It is well equipped with furniture and instrumentation.
    • The department is actively involved in teaching and research activities. It conducts CME programs, workshops and guest lectures on a regular basis.

      

    Department offers training for the following courses

    • MD
    • MBBS
    • BDS
    • BPT
    • BSc Nursing
    • BSc MLT
    • DMLT

    Microbiology laboratory serves

     The microbiology laboratory serves as a backbone for postgraduate teaching and patient diagnosis and is adjunctive for excellence in patient care and management.

    • The laboratory provides services under divisions which include Bacteriology, Mycology, Virology, Mycobacteriology, Immunology and Parasitology. 
    • The laboratory has the expertise to diagnose all infectious diseases and offers support for the management of infections both in the hospital and community.

    The department plays an active role in infection control activities at the hospital and imparts training program for all staff within the hospital. 

    ACADEMIC:  UG, PG 

    Results

    MD

    Batch

    Number of students appeared

    Number of students passed

    Pass percentage

    2014

    1

    1

    100

    2015

    1

    1

    100

    2016

    1

    1

    100

     

    MBBS

    Batch

    Number of students appeared

    Number of students passed

    Pass percentage

    2013

    113

    85

    75

    2014

    133

    130

    97

    2015

    131

    122

    93

    2016

    135

    127

    94

    2017

    189

    169

    89

    2018

    189

    173

    91

DEPARTMENT OF OBGY

  • This department was established in the year 2002.

    It has been growing from strength to strength and has contributed to the society by not only churning out graduates but also providing maternal health care to thousands of women in the reproductive age group as well as geriatric age group.

    In addition to the institutional care, department is actively involved in number of community projects on maternal health implemented by the organisation.

    Department enjoys the popularity and cliental satisfaction since its inception.

    Facilities for teaching learning process

    • Qualified and experienced faculty
    • Modern audiovisual aids including LCD projectors, computer, overhead projector and slide projector
    • lecture halls, seminar rooms, library (central and departmental), clinic rooms
    • However, adequate clinical material in the form of variety of antenatal and gynaecology cases throughout the year is the most important teaching material available.
    Services offered by the department

    • Out patient Department
    • In patient Department
    • High Risk Pregnancy Clinic
    • MTP Clinics
    • Menopause Clinic
    • Oncology clinic
    • Infertility Clinic

    High risk antenatal cases and critical gynaecology cases are reffered to this centre either directly or by other hospitals or private practioner from a radius of 150 Km distance. We are successfully managing high risk cases llike antepartum eclampsia, preeclampsia, post partum haemorrhage, disseminated intravascular coagulation .

    The antenatal care has improved over the last three years, survivals have increased and thus the referrals to this centre have also increased significantly.

DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

  • About Department:
     The Department of Ophthalmology, GSL Medical College was established in the year 2003.
     Under graduate course started in the year 2004.
     Post graduate course started in the year 2011.
     Our department having well equipped Out Patient OP, Male and Female wards for Inpatients.
     Daily new and old patients are at disposal.
     Sufficient teaching faculty for undergraduate and post graduate students are present.
     The following Specialty clinics and services are present in the OP.
    1. Glaucoma Clinic - Monday
    2. Squint Clinic - Tuesday
    3. Retina Clinic - Wednesday
    4. Cornea Clinic - Thursday
    5. Oculoplasty Clinic - Friday
    6. Neuro Ophthalmology Clinic - Saturday
    Equipments present in OP:
    Major Equipment Minor Equipment
    Auto Refractometer Slit lamps
    Fundus Camera(Zeiss) A-Scan
    OCT Keratometer
    Laser (YAG) Direct Ophthalmoscope
    Green Laser Indirect Ophthalmoscope
    Ultrasonography Machine (A-Scan/ B-Scan) Goniscope lenses
    Perimeter (Field Analyzer) Prism bar
    Non Contact Tonometer 90 D and 78 D lenses
    Synoptophore HERTEL’S exophthalmometer
    Slit lamp with Imaging system Applanation Tonometer
    Streak Retinoscope
    Contact lens set
    LED chart

    Equipment present in Operation Theater:
     Leica Microscope (Major) – 01 No and appasamy microscopes – 03 Nos total four microscopes present in OT.
     Phaco Machine – Alcon – Laurette
     Equipment for Retinal surgeries are present
    Operation Theatre:
     We have well equipped Operation Theatre for Cataract Surgery, SICS, Phaco, Glaucoma, Squint, Oculoplasty, Orbital Surgeries.
     We have Four Operating microscopes and a Phaco machine (Alkon - Laurette).
    Retinal Services:
     Dr. G.V.Narendra Babu, FRCS (Glasgow), FICO, FRF. He is a specialist in retinal diseases. He is our faculty member. He is doing medical retina work (Fluorescein Angiography, Laser Treatment) and surgical retina work (Retinal detachment). Intra vitreal anti V.E.G.F for advanced Diabetic retinopathy.
    Other Services:
     Under NPCB programme we are conducting rural eye camps, Cataract surgeries performed in large numbers, SICS and Phaco surgeries are being done.
     We are also conducting and participating in General camps, Mega health camps, Tribal camps.
     Child health programme we are conducting camps at schools.
    PG Courses:
     Started Post Graduate course M.S. (Ophthal) in our department from May 2011.
     In 2011 – One Post Graduate seat per year.
     In 2012 - Two Post Graduate Seats per year.
     From 2013 onwards – Three Post Graduate Seats per year.
    Achievements , Honors & Awards:
    1. Dr. Suryaprasad Rao Oration Award to Dr. E. Hemalatha Devi for significant contribution to advancement of Ophthalmolgy for the year 2009 in State conference held at Visakhapatnam.
    2. Our Ophthalmology department achieved out standing result (100%) and creating history in Dr.NTR UHS final MBBS Part-1 Examinations held in February/March 2011.
    3. Passing of undergraduate in Dr. NTRUHS examinations every year more than 90% with number of distinctions and Ist class.
    4. We are glad to announce that we conducted a Annual State Ophthalmic Conference in October 2014 in GSL Medical College, Rajahmundry.
    5. Dr. Hasika Ravula presented a paper in ‘NS Reddy Post Graduate competitive free paper’–Titled “Schwannoma of lower eye lid : A rare differential diagnosis of eyelid swelling” and she was awarded the 1st prize and best paper award & medal 2014.
    6. Winners of APOS “ Gangadhar Quiz competition – 2014” are Dr. Hasika Ravula, Dr. Ravi Chandra, Dr Lakshmi Spandana are won Gold Medal.
    7. Winners of “Cornea Quiz – 2014” at GSL Medical College in APOS 2014 is Dr. Hasika Ravula.
    8. Best paper award from Retina, Uvea, Diabetic retinopathy and inflammations in Dakshin Netra – APOC 2015 held at Tirupathi in the month of September 2015 ( 11-13,2015) for the topic “ Bilateral AION in post Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting patient” presented by Dr. Sreeja.

DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDICS

  • Department of Orthopaedics was established in the year 2003 at GSL Medical College and GSL general Hospital, Rajahmundry under the able guidance of Prof and HOD Dr M V. Ramana Rao. Presently Dr. Jonnalagedda Satya Prasad is heading the department. Post Graduates Courses were started in the year 2011 Two MS Ortho Two Diploma Ortho Seats.
    Departmental Activities :
    Clinical activities : Runs regular Ortho OPD daily 6 days in a week Mon- Sat : 9am- 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.
    2. Speciality Clinics : Following speciality clinics are being run by the department.
    Speciality Week daysTimings
    Fracture Clinic Daily 9am-4pm
    Paediatric orthopaedics Monday and Saturday 2pm-3pm
    Arthroscopy Clinic Wednesday and Friday 2pm-3pm
    Nerve conduction Studies Thursday 2pm-3pm
    Spine Clinic Tuesday 2pm-3pm
    Arthroplasty Clinic Tuesday 2pm-3pm
    Hand Clinic Tuesday 2pm-3pm
    Physiotherapy Daily 9am-4pm

    Surgical work done : Almost eight major and 12 minor orthopaedic procedures are done daily. The surgeries done include following fields-
    1. Routine Trauma
    2. Arthroplasty including THR and TKR
    3. Arthroscopy including meniscal repairs, ACL reconstruction.
    4. Paediatric surgery- CTEV surgery
    5. Spine – Disk surgery, Instrumentation
    6. Ortho Oncology- Tumour surgery
    To accomplish this, we have well equipped excellent Modular Operation Theatres, well equipped SICU, RICU, CIU and Casualty with all modern amenities to deal with all sorts of orthopaedic emergencies. We also have the most modern radiology department having latest CT, MRI, Digital X-ray, 3-D Ultra sonography and colour Doppler machine for 24 X 7 services.
    Newly added “Anatomage table” not only helps for teaching students but also helps in preoperative planning of complex fracture and spinal surgeries. A specially establishes “Smart Skill Lab” help impart surgical skills to orthopaedic post graduates in arthroscopy by using various ultra-modern simulation machines.

DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRICS

  • Introduction:
    The department of Pediatrics in GSL Medical College was started in the year 2002 with the inception of this institution with Prof. Dr E.Babji as chair. Since then it is providing free Medical care to thousands of people not only from the state of Andhra Pradesh but also neighboring states. This department trains 150 medical graduates and 5 post graduates annually besides providing training to a number of paramedical personnel including physiotherapy and nursing students.
    Patient services: The department has got spacious out patient facility along with round the clock emergency admission facilities with the state of art equipment including state of art NICU and PICU. There are 120 inpatient beds with four functioning Pediatrics units .The pediatric wards are also equipped with play area for children which makes our little children feel at home. We conducting free immunization clinic and giving various vaccines free for needy little ones. We have well trained nurses in pediatrics and neonatogy, including critical care with a passion to take care of the little ones. The department caters to the needs of all emergency patients round the clock in a common facility shared with other departments for providing multispecialty care. This department works in cooperation with other departments to provide comprehensive care for all kinds of emergencies under one roof. The department of pediatrics is conducting pediatric super specialty clinics like pediatric cardiology, pediatric nephrology, hematology , Endocrinology, Asthma , Bronchoscopy , Endocopy, Neorology,Diarrhoea and other clinics. The department also conducting child guidance clinic to relieve the parental anxiety regarding various growth related and health related issues. The department also taking active part in various national health programs like polio surveillance AFP surveillance (Acute Flaccid Paralysis) to eradicate polio myelitis in this country.
    Academic activities:
    Under graduate training: The department is engaged in under graduate teaching. Under graduate training includes lectures on all aspects of pediatrics in centrally air conditioned lecture theatres with the state of art audiovisual aids. Clinical training includes demonstration of clinical symptoms and signs to small groups of students at bed side with explanation and discussion regarding differential diagnosis with the aim of imparting best clinical skills. Students are encouraged to present cases and seek explanation from teachers regarding various clinical problems. Weekly seminars are conducted for undergraduates to improve their expressive skills. Students are involved in Medical camps conducted for villagers to impart them a sense of social responsibility. Students are also encouraged to participate in research activities. Recently an undergraduate national conference (GSLUGCON) was held and more than 400 undergraduate students from all over the country show cased their talent both in curricular and extracurricular activities. The department of pediatrics conducting periodic quiz programs to create the enthusiasm in students to sustain healthy competition among students. Pass Percentage Undergraduate student 90%
    Postgraduate training:
    Post graduates are engaged in patient care in out patient department, inpatient wards, and emergency care units under the supervision of faculty. Post graduate training includes presentation of cases at bed side, participation in ward rounds, grand rounds, and presentation of seminars, journal clubs, and research. They are encouraged to teach undergraduate students to improve their expression as per MCI norms. All the students are encouraged to write case reports of interesting cases publish papers in peer reviewed journals and participate in state and national conferences held periodically. A number of students participated in state and national conferences and presented cases and their research work. Many students won prizes for their posters, caseprentations and for their research work. There is a departmental library with all the latest editions of text books and periodicals and internet facility for the access of ejournals.
    The department conducts continued medical education (CME) programmes on various occasions for post graduate students across the state. Frequent guest lectures by internationally acclaimed speakers are a routine in this institute. Our PG students presented various research papers in various state and national level conferences. The department classes are seminar, Journal club, Case Presentation, Group discussions, Guest lectures. Pass Percentage post graduate student 100%

DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY

  • Overview:
    Department of Pathology in G S L Medical College, Rajahmundry was established in the year 2003 along with the inception of the College. Dr B A Rama Krishna was the first Professor and Head of the Department under whose vision and guidance the department was set up. The department is geared up to teach a batch of 150 students at any given time. This department is involved in teaching the MBBS undergraduates. Department is located in the II Floor of the main academic wing and has rooms for Pathology office, Professor & Head’s Office, separate rooms for Senior Faculty members, Staff room, Conference hall, Museum, Lecture Hall / Demo Rooms, Two (2) Practical halls, Store rooms and one Research lab. The laboratories are located in two huge well lit and well ventilated halls. Work benches are of state of art, steel topped with integrated lighting, water supply and gas supply for performing experiments. Gas is supplied through a closed pipe system connected to Gas cylinders located at a distance in a store room. The laboratory halls have a number of illustration Charts that not only help the students as ready reference and ready reckoners but also help in revision. Sufficient numbers of monocular microscopes are available for teaching. Teaching and demonstration is boosted further with the help of CCTV projector for explaining slides on a 29” TV Screen. Museum is located at one corner of the department in a separate well lit and well ventilated hall. About 450 numbers of specimens are available. The specimens are displayed in an orderly manner, System-wise. All efforts are going on to increase the number of specimens so as to have all known lesions, for the benefit of the students. Each specimen has a description card which will give the information about the specimen.

    Circulam:
    Academic curriculum for UG teaching is as per the syllabus set by the Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences (Dr NTRUHS) and is divided into 3 semesters. It has both theory and practical aspects. The theory and practical classes and practical demos to the students are taken by teachers with Post Graduate qualifications (MD Pathology). Professor and Head always supervise the practical demos. The students are periodically assessed by three (3) Internal Examinations each one held at the end of each semester, the last one being the pre final. These internal examinations have a value in that the performance in all the three examinations are considered and the average is sent to the university as internal assessment marks out of 30, which are added to the final examination marks. At the end of the syllabus the students are expected to correlate the pathology with clinical features and perform routine investigations by themselves.

    Academic Activities:
    In addition to routine class rooms teaching, the department also conducts pathology quizzes, student seminars and system-wise problem based tutorials periodically for closer interaction with the students and also to train them in public speaking. It has also helped in improving student to student interaction and collective study. Regular feedback from the students is taken and the faculty discusses the observations raised by the students and implements the same in the teaching methodologies.
    The department is a student friendly department and the faculty is receptive to the students at all times.
    The department has a unique way of motivating the students by installing life size busts of eminent pathologist and clinicians of yester years whom the students can emulate.
    The department has an excellent success rate in University examinations.
    The department has motivated the students to take up ICMR Student projects and proposals for three such projects have been submitted this year 2010.
    The department organized state level CME on ‘Current trends in Cytology’ in 2009 and the organizing secretaries of the CME were Dr T Satya Prakash and Dr M Mohapatra.

    ROLE IN PATIENT CARE:
    In addition to teaching the department in the referral lab for histopathology and clinical pathology, and specimens are received for various clinical departments of the GSL General Hospital and also for outside institutions.
    The department is providing the following investigation support
    • Histopathology including Cyto-pathology
    • Hematology
    • Clinical Pathology.

    The department has the facility for doing special stains in additional to the routine staining by H & E method.
    It is stated with pride that the department has the facility of Immunohistochemistry and that this facility is only available at this college in the costal belt.
    To achieve the excellence, the department is in possession of the following sophisticated equipments in addition to the routine instruments.
    • 3 Part Hematology analyser.
    • Coagulatometer.
    • Imported Microtome (Leica) with disposable blades.
    • Eye piece Camera for obtaining the photomicrograph images

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY

  • Brief History
    Department of Pharmacology in G S L Medical College, Rajamahendravaram was established in the year 2003 since the inception of the College. The department is committed to high quality teaching of Pharmacology to undergraduate and postgraduate students from medical, dental and paramedical specialties. The primary goals are to provide future physicians a strong foundation in pharmacological knowledge and critically evaluate the merits of new and old drugs in the future. Medical pharmacology provides a novel integrative review of broad areas of biomedical science in the context of clinical therapeutics. For the first seven years since its inception, the dept. provided only undergraduate training. In the year 2011, the Department was recognized by MCI and was permitted to carry out postgraduate course (MD) in Pharmacology. The Department is well established with high standards and well equipped laboratories and sophisticated library. The museum is well informative and enriched with system models, herbals specimens and pictorial representations. The Department also owns a Central Animal House with facilities for animal experimentation and Operation Theatre. The constituent faculties of the department work enthusiastically with immense passion for teaching by dynamically involving in several academic activities such as small group discussions, tutorials, problem based learning, quiz and seminar for undergraduate students and journal club discussion, seminars and clinical problems for post graduate students which serves beneficial to them. The students have the opportunity for a good amount of interaction with the faculty which helps them understand their subjects better. The faculty and the post graduates are involved in research activities in addition to teaching. They participated in various national and international conferences and had published papers.
    Specialized equipment and facilities for education and services:
    Our experimental laboratory was equipped with specialized equipment like Elevated Plus maze, Metabolic cage, Convulsiometer, Skin and Rectal Thermometer, Antihistamine Chamber with manometer Flame photometer, Autoclave electric, Waring Blender M.S.E. Hot air oven size 14”x14”x14” Incubator Electric 14”x14”x14” , Electric Hot Plate , Deionizer-two of capacity 20 litres per hour and 6 litres per hour (mixed bed type) connected in series, Physiographs with Transducers and other relevant accessories, Vortex mixer, Rotarod Assembly, Electro-Convulsiometer, Cook’s Pole Climbing Apparatus , Digital pH meter, Tablet Disintegration Machine Glass tubing (length of 6 ft.) , Animal holder –Rat (spherical), Animal holder –Mice (spherical), Animal holder –Rat ( half spherical), Colorimeters, Electro convulsion meter, Analgesiometer
    Courses Conducted:
    MD Pharmacology
    MBBS
    BDS
    BPT and B Sc. Nursing.
    Results of previous three years:
    100% success rate in MD Pharmacology University examination, 2014.
    More than 90% success rate in 2nd MBBS, 2nd BDS Pharmacology University examinations.
    Awards / Honors:
    Apart from the highest number of distinctions, our department was also credited with the award of “Dudala Suryanarayana Memorial Prize” for standing first in Pharmacology UG university examination state wide.
    HOD has been elected as EC member for Andhrapradesh Pharmacologist Society (APPS) in 2018, also member secretary of IAEC and member of IEC of GSL Medical College. One Faculty is also a member of both IAEC and IEC of GSL Medical College.

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY

  • GSL Wellness Center initiated SPA a (Suicide Prevention Awareness) Workshop that was open for all on world Suicide Prevention Day Sep 10th. Dr Muthyala Naidu, Vice Chancellor, Adikavi Nannaya University was the Chief Guest. The other guests of the event were Dr Y.V.Sharma, MD, Dean, GSL Medical College, Dr V.S.Gurunath, MS, Principal, GSL Medical college and Brig Dr T.V.S.P.Murthy, Medical Superintendent, GSL General Hospital, Dr Ramesh, Principal Adikavi Nannaya University.
    The speakers for the day were faculty from both GSL and Adikavi Nannaya University.

    GSL Wellness Center head Dr Vijaya Gopal came up with an idea of a 24 hour helpline 7659862222 named GSL – Asha, This helpline will serve all the GSL Students & Faculty in regards to any kind of support they require. He also held an interactive session with the crowd on what we can do at our level to prevent suicide.
    Dr Mani Ramana CVS, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Adikavi Nannaya University addressed the warning signs of Suicide and explained how suicide can be prevented at an early stage.

    Dr Rajasekar addressed the crowd on whom to approach to prevent Suicide thoughts.
    Dr Gita Das, Asst. Prof, Clinical Psychologist took an initiative to the role-play session done by Students. The skit was written and directed by Dr Abhilash final year PG Psychiatry GSL Medical College.

    The skit was an eye-opener on how awareness plays a major role in identifying mental health issues and getting them treat.
    There were 150 students who actively participated in the workshop and pledged against suicide.

    GSL Wellness center is conducting this workshop SPA to rejuvenate and rekindle that very human in everybody to support and save a life

    MOU between Nanaya University psychology department and GSL wellness centre for 1 year. In this program a team from Psychology Department from ADIKAVI NANNAYA UNIVERSITY will come to GSL WELLNESS CENTRE weekly twice i.e on Monday & Friday, this improves the Patients Well‐being, alleviate feelings of distress and resolve crises and increase their ability to function better in their lives, also benefit the physiology team to lead a fulfilling career that makes a difference in people’s lives.

    Equipment present in Department of Psychiatry.
    1) Raven’s colored progressive matrices (CPM) English
    2) P.Ramalinga Swamy Indian Adaptation of Weschler Adult Performance Intelligence Scale (WAIPS)
    3) Malin’s Indian Adaptation of Wescler Intelligence Test of Children
    4) Seguin Form Board Test with Manual
    5) Alexander Pass – a long Test of Intelligence with cards, manual & A pad of scoring sheet, Extra scoring pad of 100 sheets
    6) Koh’s Block Design test with cards, manual & scoring pad ,Extra scoring pad of 100 sheets
    7) J.Bharath Raj. Mallin’s Vineland Social Maturity Scale (VSMS) Indian Adaptation English
    8) R.B.Cattel & Ipat staff 16 P.F Questionnaire English Version Form A, B & Answer sheets
    9) H.Rorschach Ink Blot Test
    10) UMA Choudhary Indian Modification of TAT
    11) UMA Choudhary Indian Modification of CAT
    12) Binet Kamat Intelligence Test
    13) Bhatia Battery
    14) Neuro Psychological Battery (AIMS) ,Adult – 1, Child - 1
    15) ECT Machine - 1
    16) Alcohol Breath Analyser - 1

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY

  • Overview:
    Physiology department is situated in the 1st floor right wing of the college. It occupies about 800 sq meter area and is constructed according MCI specification. Department have well equipped Hematology, Clinical, Mammalian, Amphibian and Research laboratories, Three demonstration rooms having capacity of 90 students each and one Physiology lecture gallery air conditioned having 240 seating capacity equipped with audio visual aids. The department is having sufficient, specious accommodation for teaching and non teaching staff. . Department is also having library cum seminar room and Internet facility for staff and post graduates for teaching and research purposes.
    Mission, vision & objectives:
    The broad goal of teaching Physiology to undergraduate students aims at providing the students a comprehensive knowledge of the normal functions of the organ systems of the body to facilitate an understanding of Physiological basis of health and disease. Our objectives are – at the end of the course, student shall be able to, explain the normal functioning of all the organ systems and their interactions for well coordinated total body function. Student should elucidate the physiological aspects of normal growth and development and able to describe the physiological reasons and adaptations to environmental stresses. He shall list the physiological principals underlying pathogenesis of disease.
    Specialized equipment & Facilities for education and services:
    Physiology department is equipped with modern instruments- In the Heamatology lab state of art high definition camera attached to the binocular microscope can display the objectives for undergraduate teaching, which can also be used for research purpose, Clinical lab with all the instruments as per the MCI regulations, Mammalian lab, and Amphibian lab- with projector to show animated videos of experiments to the students for better understanding of the experiments. Other instruments include Poly wrights of multichannel, computerized Medspirer, single & double channel Physiographs, ECG and EEG machines available for student demonstration and research purpose.
    Courses conducted:
    MBBS,
    MD Physiology,
    BDS,
    BPT,
    MPT,
    BSc Nursing and BSc MLT

DEPARTMENT OF RADIO DIAGNOSIS

  • The Radiodiagnosis Department started in 2002, boasts of fully equipped and modernized Imaging Department catering to all the branches of the hospital as well as trains and teaches the students. The department is located in main OPD building. The department has all modern diagnostic facilities. Advanced teleradiology system was installed for communication of images and patient reports. The department gives 24 hrs diagnostic and emergency services to cater to the needs of rural population in the region in and around Rajahmundry, east Godavari district ( Andhra Pradesh). The diagnostic services provided are at reasonable rate and most of the indoor X-ray and USG examinations are done for reasonable cost keeping in view of patients socio-economic status. Antenatal scans are done free of cost .
    MISSION STATEMENT, VISION AND OBJECTIVES:
    To provide advanced multi imaging services of the highest quality.
    We are committed to deliver accurate and timely diagnostic information so that each and every patient receives the best medical care. We are committed to providing the best possible training and education to our medical students, graduates and post graduate residents. We also encourage research and aim to achieve the highest levels of professional excellence. Our vision is to make the Department of Radio-diagnosis and imaging Sciences best in the country. It shall be our endeavor to be recognized as an integrated multidisciplinary centre for diagnostic, therapeutic and academic excellence in the field of Radio-diagnosis and imaging.
    We have well equipped, state of art simulation lab where we provide hands on training in ultrasound as well as interventional procedures to postgraduate residents . We have ANATOMAGE SYMPOSIUM which is virtual dissection table where our students can get an idea of accurate anatomical detail and multiplanar imaging.We have a video conferencing facility and we conduct regular interactive sessions between our residents and international visiting faculty.
    We are in collaboration with the Infertility department in special procedures like in vitro embryo transfer, oocyte extraction…
    SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT:
    1. 1.5 telsa MRI (PHILIPS ACHIEVA)
    2. 16 Slice CT (TOSHIBA)
    3. Ultrasound – 2D & 3D – SEIMENS, PHILIPS HD 11, PHILIPS HD 7
    4. Portable 2D Ultrasound – LOGIQ100PRO
    5. Digital X-Ray 500mA(TOSHIBA)
    6. Mammography machine
    7. X –ray 800 mA ( SIEMENS HELIOPHOSE D) with image intensifier and fluoroscopy.
    8. X-Ray 500 mA(SIEMENS HELIOPHOSE D & ELPRO D X 525)
    9. Portable X-Ray 60Ma( GENIOUS 60 –GE & SIEMENS MULTIMOBILE 2.5)
    10. Portable X-Ray 100Ma( BIOMEX -100)
    11. Interventional radiology with C-arm
    ADVANCED SERVICES OFFERED BY DEPARTMENT:
    1. Peripheral vascular Duplex study.
    2. Antenatal duplex study
    3. Musculoskeletal ultrasound.
    4. USG guided interventional studies.
    5. CT guided biopsies and drainage procedures.
    6. MR spectroscopy.
    7. MR angiography.
    8. Whole body MRI with DWIBS
    COURSES :
    Conducted Musculo-skeletal ultrasound workshop in 2015 by Dr. Suresh. Conducted workshop for Undergraduates at the 5th RESCON organized by the department of Pulmonary Medicine on 12-13th December 2015 at GSL Medical College, Rajahmundry .
    ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE:
    1. Delivered a guest lecture on "Obstructive Jaundice- Role of Imaging" at the AP State annual surgeons conference - APASICON on 21 August, 2015 at GSL Medical College, Rajahmundry - by Dr. N Pramod Philip
    2. Delivered a talk on "Imaging in Obstructive Jaundice" at the Zonal CME for post graduates on 18 October 2015 at KIMS Medical College, Amalapuram- by Dr. N Pramod Philip
    3. Delivered a guest lecture on "Imaging in CNS tumors – an approach" at the AP Chapter Radiation oncologists quarterly academic meet on 15 November, 2015 at Rajahmundry- by Dr. N Pramod Philip
    4. Delivered a guest lecture on "Image guided non vascular interventions in Chest" at the 5th RESCON organized by the department of Pulmonary Medicine on 12-13th December 2015 at GSL Medical College, Rajahmundry- by Dr. N Pramod Philip
    5. Delivered a guest lecture on "Ultrasonographic perspective of Maxillofacial region" at the zonal CME programme organized by the Lenora Institute of Dental Sciences at Rajamahendravaram on 30 January 2016- by Dr. N Pramod Philip
    6. Conducts regular Zonal CME’S for post graduates.

DEPARTMENT OF TB & CHEST

  • Specialized Diagnostic facilities available in the Pulmonary Medicine
    1. Fibreoptic bronchoscope & Bronchography
    2. Computerized Pulmonary Function Tests
    3. Blood Gas Analysis. In CTVS Department
    4. Respiratory Intensive care with monitoring facilities
    5. Ventilator support -Invasive/ Non Invasive
    6. Aerosol therapy (Nebulization)
    7. Treatment for MDR TUBERCULOSIS
    8. FNAC from pleura, lung
    9. Water Seal drainage from pleura
    10 Lung Resection In CTVS
    11 Thorocoplasty, In CTVS
    12 Radiotherapy available for chest malignancies

    Others facilities available
    1. RNTCP being implemented for treatment, patient care and P.G/U.G teaching. Following are the procedures • AFB staining • AFB Culture • Elisa for M.Tuberculosis
    2. Fungal Cultures & Sensitivity
    3. Pyogenic Organisms – C/S
    4. Test for HIV

DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY



  • Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy of GSL Medical College and General Hospital is established in 2003 Department of DVL provides qualitative outpatient and inpatient medical services to the general public. Department of DVL also conducts specialty clinics which include:
    1) Contact dermatitis & Psoriasis Clinic - Monday
    2) STD & Vesiculobullous disorders clinic -Wednesday
    3) Leprosy & Autoimmune diseases clinic - Thursday
    4) Pigmentary Disorders & Vitiligo clinic - Friday
    DVL Department has facilities as fully equipped lab and minor procedure room where daily procedures like skin biopsy, electrocautery, Radio frequency, cryotherapy, platelet rich plasma treatment and Iontophoresis are done.
    Department also performs minor surgeries like
    1) Nail Surgeries
    2) Vitiligo Surgeries like Punch Grafting, Blister Grafting, Split Skin Grafting
    3) Acne Surgeries like Punch Elevation, Scar Subscission & Dermaroller
    DVL Department also provides phtototherapy treatment with whole body NBUVB Therapy unit & Pannel NBUVB Therapy Unit, for various skin diseases.
    Mission, Vision and Objectives:
    • An holistic Approach to skin diseases like psoriasis, Vitiligo etc, by way of counselling, education and treatment.
    • Emphasis on investigative and diagnostic approach towards skin diseases.
    • To extend updated treatment modalities to all patients with various skin diseases.
    • To impart undergraduate and post graduate training by way of case discussions, seminars and by conducting workshops on various topics.

    SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT :
    Department of DVL has fully equipped and advanced cosmetology centre & laser centre which deals with procedures like:
    1) Chemical Peels
    2) Micro dermabrasion,
    3) Dermarollers ,
    4) Platelet rich plasma treatments for androgenic alopecia,
    5) Facial rejuvenation.
    Advanced laser centre avails:
    1) Fractional co2 laser unit for acne scars and various skin diseases
    2) Long pulsed Nd:YAG Laser Unit for hair removal
    3) Q Switched Nd:YAG Laser Unit for tattoo removal and treatment of hyperpigmented lesions.
    We are also going to start hair transplantation surgery
    ACHIEVEMENT OF AWARDS AND HONORS:
    1) Dr.G.Raghurama Rao was awarded Dr.Ambady Oration for the year 2010 in the 38th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists Venerologists & LeprologistsatLucknow2010.
    2) Dr.G.Raghurama Rao was invited to write a chapter on Cutaneous Anthrax in the text book of tropical infectious Diseases 3rd Edition edited by Prof.David H Walker, Univeristy of Texas, Medical Branch U.S.A.
    3) Dr.G.Raghurama Rao was invited to review article on “Genital Herpes co-infection, Epidemiology, clinical aspects and treatments” in the Open Infectious Disease Journal, Bentham Sciences by Editor-in-chief Dr.Sandro Ventro.
    4) DR.G.RAGHURAMA RAO WAS INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW IN SIIC BY PROF.RAFAEL.B.Castro
    5) Dr.G.Raghurama Rao was invited to deliver a guest lecture in the 2nd Quebec TGehrapeutics, Canada.
    6) Dr.G.Raghurama Rao was invited to deliver a guest lecture in 2nd Chongqing International Clinical Neurosciences Forum & International Neuro Drug Conference, China.
    7) A special interview and an article in Dermatology Times, an international Medical Magazine,U.S.A.
    8) Dr.G.Raghurama Rao has more than fifty publications in National and International peer review journals.
    9) Dr. G. Raghu Rama Rao was Honoured with a lifetime achievement award at dermozone 2015 held at Guntur.
    10) Dr.G.Raghurama Rao received the best publication award at dermozone 2015 held at Guntur.
    11) Prof Dr. A. Prasad Chowary was honoured with a felicitation by his best services in the field of dermatology
    ACHIEVEMENT OF AWARDS OF POST GRADUATES:
    01 Dr. P. Bala Sudha PG. Awarded third Prize for Kindler’s family- E-poster presentation in dermazone -2015,Guntur.
    02 Dr.D.Lavanya & Dr. K. Prathima participated in quiz and was awarded third Prize in dermozone 2015,Guntur.
    03 Dr. R.Bala sudha was awarded 1st Prize for free paper titled “Lamellar Icthyosis managed with acitretin” at CME on pediatric dermatology Visakhapatnam 29/03/2015
    04 Dr. K. Haritha was awarded 1st Prize for free paper titled “Multiple nodules over the scalp-2 cases” at dermato-pathology work shop Guntur 21/12/14.
    05 Dr.K. Prathima got second Prize in Quiz CME on genodermatoses,eluru,9/8/2015.
    06 Dr.K.Amurtha.Varshini was awarded 1st Prize for free paper titled “A rare case of infantile systemic hyalinosis” at CME on genodermatoses,eluru,9/8/2015.
    07 Dr. K.Prathima was awarded 2nd prize for E-poster titled “tumoral calcinosis”, AP CUTICON 2014 – Kurnool .
    08 Dr D. Lavanya was awarded 1st Prize for E-poster “ Bunch of grapes- loco regional malignant melanoma” , AP CUTICON 2014 – Kurnool
    09 Dr. K. Sravanthi got 3rd prize for award paper presentation titled “Evaluation of NBUVB in early MF” at AP CUTICON 2014 – Kurnool
    10 Dr. A.K.Phaneendra Prasad was awarded silver medal for his award paper presentation titled” hypopigmented mycosis fungoides- Should we really worry?, AP CUTICON -2012.
    11 Dr. A.K.Phaneendra Prasad was awarded as best poster titled “Mycoisis fungoides a great mimicker” at state conference AP CUTICON 2011 visakhapatnam.

DEPARTMENT OF ONCOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE

  • The department of Community Medicine was established in GSL Medical College in the very first year at the time of inception. This department caters to the health needs of the rural population in & around this locality as well as population in urban slums of Rajahmundry with an integrated preventive, promotive & curative approach. The teaching programme starts in this department right from the first semester till 7th semester. Internship period in this department for a medical graduate is for two months. PG course for Community Medicine was started in the year 2011 with annual intake of two students per year.
    The department is well equipped with trained faculty, quality teaching aids, lecture gallery, audiovisual facilities, public health laboratory facilities, public health museum, transport facility and updated digital library. Apart from that, the peripheral centers like Rural health training centre (RHTC) & Urban Health Training Centre (UHTC) caters a population of 32,000 & 15,000 respectively where basic integrated health care facilities viz immunization, MCH care, school health & family planning services, super-speciality services etc. are extended through this department along with physiotherapy & dental care.
    This department joined hands with “Andhra Pradesh AIDS Consortium – APAIDSCON” and with the support of organizations such as CDC & AP State AIDS Control society, imparts training programme on public health issues including HIV to health care professionals and epidemiologists. It is one of the few centers in coastal Andhra Pradesh having training infrastructure and expertise matching with national standards. Besides this, Community Medicine department works in co-ordination with local NGOs like “Lepra society”, “CARE”, “St. Paul Trust”, Lions club, IMA etc. to extend health care & support in & around this locality. This department also coordinates with the District Health Administration & implements programmes such as RNTCP, PPI, promotes institutional delivery through RCH & also contributes in other National Health Programme. This department has been co-ordinating with WHO, Regional branch, Visakhapatnam for monitoring in Pulse Polio Immunization, Mission Indradhanush & Measles - Rubella vaccination campaign. The students are regularly participating in the ongoing chief minister’s programme, “Swasthya Vidya Vahini” under the state govt. to create health awareness among the rural people being conducted by our department in coordination with the District Health Administration. The students had also participated in “Balika Telusuko Programme” under “Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan” in the month of January 2017, conducted by our department with the help of District Health Administration.
    Courses:
    M.B.B.S – The teaching programme starts from first semester to 7th semester.
    M.D - 3 yrs course.
    The Department also participates in the teaching activities for BSc & MSc Nursing, BPT & MPT courses.
    This Dept. follows the curriculum laid by MCI & prescribed by Dr. NTR University of Health sciences. This is the only dept. which is involved in teaching across the semesters to give a comprehensive understanding of medicine, health care & its application.
    Academic & Field activities
    The peripheral wings of the department such as UHTC & RHTC are established at Danavaipeta & Mallampudi situated 14 kms away from either side catering the primary care services at the community level both at urban slums and rural area. The community health survey works are conducted by medical students on regular interval along with school health programmes. Both the centres are also equipped to extend specialist services and referral.
    Under the leadership of the Head of the department, the department imparts innovative teaching learning activities such as problem based learning, Cine-medication, think-pair-share, role play, communication skills etc. Apart from routine academic activities, this department organizes quiz programs, debates, seminars, tutorials & Research methodology & other special workshops in Statistics, Resuscitation, HIV etc. Regular outreach programmes are conducted in which students participate in creating health awareness in field practice areas. Field visits, Industrial visits are also arranged for the medical graduates to provide a firsthand experience about the socio-cultural problems in the country & implementation of National health Programme.
    Seminars are being conducted every week regularly for PG students including faculty seminars.
    RESEARCH:
    Community Medicine Department encourages students, Interns & faculty to undertake research projects through ICMR, NACO & as well as independent projects. Group research project assignment is being given to under graduate students for their academic developments. One undergraduate student granted ICMR project on “Health and nutritional Status assessment among PLHIV Children in Rajahmahendravaram- A cross-sectional study” for the year 2017 under the guidance of Dr. Palla Jayashree. The Post graduate students Dr. Sharon Nikitha, Dr. U. Suresh Babu & Dr. B Sudha Spandana have presented scientific papers in National as well as state Conferences. Dr. U. suresh Babu attended a survey as research officer (medical) and headed a team to assess the health and nutritional profile of vulnerable tribe (shompens) in Andaman & Nicober Islands on behalf of ICMR.
    PUBLICATIONS:
    01)There are 70 research papers published/ accepted for publication in various indexed journals over the last five years. There are several ongoing research projects including the PG thesis, some of which are being funded by the ICMR. 02)The Department faculty also provides statistical assistance & gives guidance to the research projects, PG thesis of other departments as well including the MSc Nursing, BPT & MPT projects.
    ACHIEVEMENT OF AWARDS AND HONORS:
    1)The 21st Joint conference of the AP State chapter of IPHA & IAPSM was organized by the department of Community Medicine from 3rd to 5th January 2013 with the theme “Emerging public health issues and challenges” The state conference on 4th & 5th January was preceded by a preconference CME on “Practical approach to lung health” Professor& HOD chaired a scientific session in the SEA Regional conference of IPHA at Kolkata. The HOD & other faculty members have chaired scientific sessions in many National & State Conferences.
    2)The department has been conducting several training programmes on Research Methodology, Teacher’s Training Programme, Hands on clinical training for HIV, Training on New PPTCT guidelines for Faculty, PGs, Students & Nurses. Various CME programmes for the post graduate students have been conducted by the department including zonal CME. The faculty of this department has been a resource person in the training programme for Medical Officers, Biologists, Technicians and Health Inspectors at Regional Filaria Training & Research Centre (NCDC), Govt. of India at Rajahmundry. Faculty from this department have been participating in the MET programme conducted in our college as well as regional centre, Vishakhapatnam.
    3)Faculty of this department are regularly invited as Resource Person for training courses in Vector borne diseases conducted by NCDC, Govt. of India & also by state Government.
    4)PGs from the department attended “Intensive interactive training programme on research methodology” at Chennai, Bangalore & CMC Vellore
    5)Faculty from the department attended a training programme on revised national PPTCT guidelines organized by APSACS at Hyderabad. Our PG students participated in Nutritional surveillance activity conducted by Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), The PGs also participated in Filaria Training Programme conducted in June 2017 for consecutive three days at the Regional Filaria centre.
    6)Faculty member from this Department are awarded with International fellowship.
    7)Faculty & Post graduate student of this department both received the best paper awards respectively in the 20th Joint State Conference of IPHA & IAPSM held at Vijayawada.
    8)Student, guided by our faculty, was awarded Gold medal for UG best paper, and another student received the second best paper in the 21st Joint conference of the AP State chapter of IPHA & IAPSM held at GSL Medical College. Two of our Post graduate students were university toppers securing first & second positions in the MD Final examination held in the year 2014 & another Post graduate student stood second in the MD Final examination conducted by the NTR University of Health Sciences in the year 2016.