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Forensic Medi. & Toxico. Dept.

Following material useful as medicolegal knowledge for students,faculties as well as practitioners

Departmental Activities

The Department is conducting medicolegal training (in collaboration with SIHFW, Gandhinagar) for medical officers working in periphery i.e. PHC,CHC, Government Hospital etc.. to train them in dealing with medicolegal work. We had conducted training of two batch i.e. from 08-02-2017 to 10-02-2017 & 15-02-2017 to 17-02-2017. Next two batch training starts from 01-03-2017 to 03-03-2017 and 08-03-2017 to 10-02-2017. We trained them to do postmoretm examination,how to write postmortem note,to make various medicolegal reorts i.e. injury report, drunkenness report, age estimation report,examination of victim and accused of sexual offence, maintaining medicolegal records etc…

Students Resources

Lectures

sr.No.Name of TopicfacultyDatecontents
1Sexual OffencesDr.Ganesh Govekar08-02-2017Download
2Virginity,Pregnacy, DeliveryDr.Ganesh Govekar09-02-2017download
3Criminal AbortionDr. Ganesh Govekar15-02-2017download
4Mechanical Asphyxia-SuffocationDr.Chandresh22-02-2017download
5Thermal InjuryDr. Chandresh23-02-2017download
6EthicsDr.Chandresh01-03-2017download

Question Papers

Teaching Schedule

GOALS :

The department works towards achievement of following goals…

  1. To provide an Expert quality Medico-legal center to the society.
  2. To produce future expert teachers, researchers and practitioners in the field of Forensic Medicine.
  3. To educate future physicians & surgeons about legal responsibilities in practicing medicine.

OBJECTIVES :

  1. Impart education in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology to under-graduate and post-graduate students with the help of modern teaching aids.
  2. Identify and define the existing as well as future Medico-legal problems as they emerge in the community and work to resolve such problems by planning, implementing, evaluating and modulating Medico-legal services.
  3. Undertake Medico-legal responsibilities and discharge Medico-legal duties, which arise in day today medical practice as well in hospital.
  4. Keep updated with all recent developments and emerging trends in the field of Medical Ethics and the Law.
  5. Evaluate professional activities, educational needs and select appropriate learning resources periodically.
  6. Deal with practical problems related to forensic, clinical, emergency,environmental, medico-legal and occupational aspects of Toxicology.

SKILL & KNOWLEDGE (FACILITIES AVAILABLE):

  1. Expert level postmortem examinations
  2. Medico-legal examinations & issuing certificates for
  • Injury
  • Age estimation
  • Accused of sexual offences
  • Victim of sexual offences
  • Sampling for DNA analysis
  1. Expert opinion for various medico-legal cases& forensic issues.
  2. Opinion regarding diagnosis & management for various types of toxicological cases
  3. Teaching & academics for undergraduate MBBS students, postgraduate students in MD Forensic Medicine & Toxicology & Ph.D. Students.

DEPARTMENTAL STAFF:

Teaching Staff :

Sr.No.NameDesignationQualification
1Dr. Ganesh GovekarProfessor & HeadM.D. Forensic Medicine
2Dr. Chandresh TailorAssociate ProfessorM.D. Forensic Medicine
3Dr. Jignesh PatelAssisstant ProfessorM.D. Forensic Medicine
4Dr. Paresh ChandegaraAssisstant ProfessorM.D. Forensic Medicine

Non TeachingStaff :

Sr. No.NamePost
1Mr. Ruchis Clerk
2Mrs. Nikita LotwalaLaboratory technician
3Mr. Maheshbhai SethPeon
4Mr. Kantibhai SuratiPeon

RESEARCH &PUBLICATIONS:

Researcher/AutherResearchTOPICJournal
Dr. Ganesh Govekar,Professor & HeadResearch PaperTrends of Suicide in Surat CityJournal of IAFM Vol. 31(4), OCT – DEC 2009
Research PaperProfile of Age estimation in victims of Sexual OffencesJournal of IAFM vol. 32(4), OCT-DEC-10
Research PaperRadiological study of disappearance of Tri-Radiate Cartilage in pelvic bone in Gujarati population Journal of IAFM, Vol. 33(3), JULY- SEPT 2011
Research PaperSternum as sex indexJournal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine. volume 29(1), January-June 2012
Research PaperProfile of Un-natural Female Death in South Gujarat RegionIndian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Research PaperRadiological study of fusion of iliac crests by Digital methodJournal of IAFM, Vol. 33(4), OCT-DEC 2011
Research PaperScenario of Hooch Tragedy in Gujarat StateJournal of IAFM Vol. 34(1), JAN-MARCH 2012
Research PaperAge determination by using gross and radiological aspect of sternumJournal of IAFM Vol. 35(1), JAN-MARCH 2013
Research Paper“Air Embolism”International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine
Research PaperProfile of homicide death cases at Govt. Medical Collage & New Civil Hospital, SuratInternational Journal of Medical Science & Public Health 2014
Dr. Pranav Prajapati,Associate ProfessorResearch PaperDefense wounds in homicidal deathsJIAFM; Vol:31,No.1; 2009
Research PaperPattern of head injury in homicidal deathsIJFMT; Vol: 3, Issue:2 ; 2009
Research PaperHomicide trends at Surat region of Gujarat, IndiaJFMT, Vol 26 (1), Jan-June-2009
Case ReportTubal ligation: Can be fatal?JIAFM; Vol:31, No.4;2009
Case ReportBarbiturate Overdose: A case reportJIMA; Vol: 107, No. 12; December-2009
Case ReportSuspected accident? : A Case reportMedico legal update; Vol:10, No.1 Jan-Jun 2010
Research PaperStudy of death due to railway accidentJIAFM; Vol:30,No.3; 2008
Research PaperA study of homicidal deaths by mechanical injuries in Surat, GujaratJIAFM; Vol.32, Issue 2, pg. 134-138, 2010
Case ReportBattered children- is psycho-economical factors responsible?International journal of medical toxicology & legal medicine; Vol.12, No.4 April-June 2010, Pg.29-33
Case ReportRuptured tubal pregnancy: A rare cause of deathJPAFMAT, Vol.10, No. 1, 2010, Pg.48-51
Case ReportBride burning : A heinous crimeJIAFM;Vol.33, No. 1, 2011, Pg.89-91
Case ReportForensic diagnosis of sudden death due to pyogenic meningitisJIAFM; Vol.32, No. 3, 2010, Pg. 243-247
Research PaperA study of violent asphyxial deaths in suratIJFMT; Vol.5, No.1, Jan-June 2011, Pg.66-70
Dr. Chandresh Tailor,Assisstant ProfessorResearch PaperRadiological study of fusion of Iliac Crest by digital methodJournal of IAFM 2011
Research PaperThe Human Sternum: As an Index of Sex EstimationJournal of FM & T
Research PaperMorphometric Study of Sternum for determination of SexCIBTech Journal of Bio-Protocols 2013
Research PaperAge Determination by using gross and radiological aspect of sternumJournal of IAFM 2013
Research PaperProfile of homicide death cases at Govt. Medical Collage & New Civil Hospital, SuratInternational Journal of Medical Science & Public Health 2014
Dr. Jignesh Patel,Assisstant ProfessorResearch PosterArtefact mimicking injuryAnil Aggrawal’s Internet Journal of FM & T, Jan-June 2013
Research PosterDribbling of saliva in case of hangingAnil Aggrawal’s Internet Journal of FM & T, Jan-June 2013
Research PosterPatterned bruise at the sole in a case of hanging- an unusual findingAnil Aggrawal’s Internet Journal of FM & T, Jan-June 2013
Research PosterThromboembolismAnil Aggrawal’s Internet Journal of FM & T, Jan-June 2013
Dr. Paresh Chandegara,TutorResearch PaperStudy of pattern of RTA mortalities in SuratInternational journal of research in medicine 2013
Research PaperRisk factors for coronary atherosclerosisInternational journal of research in medicine 2013
Research ThesisHistopathological study of skin & subcutaneous tissue in cases of hanging & strangulationVNSG University 2013-14
Research PaperProfile of homicide death cases at Govt. Medical Collage & New Civil Hospital, SuratInternational Journal of Medical Science & Public Health 2014
Research PaperSociodemographic profile of hanging cases at new civil hospital, SuratInternational Journal of Medical Science & Public Health 2014
Dr. Kalpesh Zanzrukiya,TutorResearch PaperAN OSSEOUS STUDY OF SUPRASCAPULAR NOTCH AND VARIOUS DIMENTIONS OF SAFE ZONE TO PREVENT SUPRASCAPULAR NERVE INJURY.INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES 2013
Research paperAN OSSEOUS STUDY OF MORPHOLOGICAL ASPECT OF ACETABULUM OF HIP BONE InternationalJournal of Research in Medicine 2013
Research PaperProfile of homicide death cases at Govt. Medical Collage & New Civil Hospital, SuratInternational Journal of Medical Science & Public Health 2014
Dr. Umang Patel,Resident DoctorResearch PaperProfile of homicide death cases at Govt. Medical Collage & New Civil Hospital, Suratb International Journal of Medical Science & Public Health 2014
Research PaperSocial networking media- a new approach to increase awareness against tobacco chewingNational journal of community medicine 2014
Dr. Shivnath Parkhe,Resident DoctorResearch PaperProfile of homicide death cases at Govt. Medical Collage & New Civil Hospital, SuratInternational Journal of Medical Science & Public Health 2014

====== TEACHING FACILITIES IN DEPARTMENT : ====== -

  1. Demonstration Room with Digital Smart Educative Board and LCD Projector.
  2. Departmental Museum with

a.More than 200 soft tissue specimens of various forensic and toxicological issues

b.More than 100 specimens of various toxicological substances

c.More than 100 dry bones and skeletal specimens

d.More than 25 various types of weapons

e.Collection of more than 400 photographs & charts of various forensic, medicolegaland toxicological issues.

  1. Well-equipped seminar cum conference room for PG teaching & seminars.
  2. Departmental library with more than 300 national & international books & Journals of forensic medicine and various other medical subjects.
  3. Well-equipped post-mortem room with cold storage facility for dead body storage.

DEPARTMENTAL E-MAIL:fmtdsurat@gmail.com