Department of Medicine
Government Medical College Surat

Medicine

Goals/Objectives

The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate students in Medicine is to have the knowledge, skills and behavioral attributes to function effectively as the first contact physician.

GOAL/OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

a.KNOWLEDGE

  • diagnose common clinical disorders with special reference to infectious diseases, nutritional disorders, tropical and environmental diseases
  • outline various modes of management including drug therapeutics especially dosage, side effects, toxicity, interactions, indications and contra-indications
  • propose diagnostic and investigative procedures and ability to interpret them.
  • provide first level management of acute emergencies promptly and efficiently and decide the timing and level of referral, if required.
  • recognize geriatric disorders and their management

b.Skills

  • develop clinical skills (history taking, clinical examination and other instruments of examination) to diagnose various common medical disorders and emergencies
  • Refer a patient to secondary and/or tertiary level of health care after having instituted primary care.
  • Perform simple routine investigations like haemogram, stool, urine, sputum and biological fluid examinations
  • Assist the common bedside investigative procedures like pleural tap, lumbar puncture, bone marrow aspiration/biopsy and liver biopsy.

c.INTEGRATION

  • with community medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation to have the knowledge and be able to manage important current national health programs, also to be able to view the patient in his/her total physical, social and economic milieu.
  • with other relevant academic inputs which provide scientific basis of clinical medicine e.g. anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, pathology and pharmacology

student resouces

Faculty Members

NameQualificationDesignation
Dr. Tinkal PatelM.B.B.S., M.DProfessor
Dr Ashvin H.VasavaM.B.B.S., M.DAdditional Professor
Dr. P.Z. WadiaM.B.B.S., M.DAdditional Professor
Dr. K.N. BhattM.B.B.S., M.DAdditional Professor
Dr. M.G. SoluM.B.B.S., M.DAdditional Professor
Dr. Amit GamitM.B.B.S., M.DAssociate Professor
Dr. Ila HadiyalM.B.B.S., M.DAssociate Professor
Dr. K. K. Lakhani M.B.B.S., M.DAssociate Professor
Dr. Vivek GargM.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor
Dr. Shweta GamitM.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor
Dr. Arvindkumar SharmaM.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor
Dr. Priyanka ModiM.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor
Dr. Ashish R. PatelM.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor
Dr. Soham Chaudhari M.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor
Dr. Kunjan Chaudhari M.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor
Dr. Sarita J. ParmarM.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor
Dr. Seema SharmaM.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor
Dr. Krunal TalasaniyaM.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor
Dr. Mahesh Rathod M.B.B.S., M.DAssistant Professor

Services Provided/ Functions of Department

for Graduation

TaskDailyTeaching Work
Integrated theory LecturesFours times A Week
Practicles Clinics in wardDaily
No of UG per year150 per year

UnderGraduateWard Exam, practical schedule and Pattern as a general

WARD PRACTICAL EXAMINATION OFSECONDM.B.B.S 1ST& 2nd TermstudentsSECOND M.B.B.S 3rd term & Third M.B.B.S 1ST Term Term studentsTHIRD M.B.B.S 3rd term Termstudents
LONG CASE50 Marks40 Marks40 Marks
SHORT CASE35 Marks30 Marks30 Marks
ECG, X-RAYS,DRUGS, WARD,PROCEDURES,MEDICAL EMER—GENCIESNIL15 Marks20 Marks
MCQS/HISTORIES ASSIGNMENT(Depen-ding upon Individual’s Unit Policy )15 Marks15 Marks10 Marks
TOTAL MARKS100 Maks100 Marks100 Marks
TaskDailyTeaching Work
DemonstrationTwice A Week
ProcedureEvery Day

For Post Graduation

TaskDailyTeaching Work
Numberof PG Students per year12
JournalclubOnce A Week
SeminarpresentationOnce A Week
Clinical long case presentationOnce A Week
Clinical short case presentationOnce A Week

Post Graduate teaching Schedule for superspeciality subjects in general as a follows

Sr.NoDayTimeName Of Super SpecialistDoctorin Charge
1First Saturday of every Month08-00 a.mGastroenterogist (DM)Dr.KaushalPatel
2SecondSaturday of every Month08-00 a.mCardiologist(DM)DrRene Eapen
3Third Saturday of every Month08-00 a.mNeurologist (DM)Dr RajanValvi
4Fourth Saturday of every Month08-00 a.mPulmonologistDr Sandip Bhagat
5Fifth Saturday of a Month08-00 a.mEndocrinologit (DM)Dr Shailesh Jethwa

Patient enters New Civil Hospital, Surat through the following 2 ways

It is located in front of the main gate of the hospital. It works round the clock whole week and 365 days of year. All the basic medication, ECG machine, cardiac monitor, defibrillator are available in emergency department. Patients can be referred for all routine blood investigation, X-rays, USG, MRI, CT scan, etc. Depending on the general condition, patient is shifted to respective ward for further management.

12th number OPD is of Medicine OPD. It works between 9:00 am to 1:00pm and 4:00pm to 6:00pm on weekdays and between 9:00 am to 1:00pm on Saturday except on government holiday. Patients can be referred to any other OPD for examination and can also be referred for above mentioned investigations. Patient can be either given medication or is advised to get admitted for further management depending on the illness of the patient.11

1) Emergency department 2) Out Patient Department (OPD)

General Wards: there are four wards(G2, G3, G4 and H3 ) in Indoor Department.

All the seriously ill patients are treated here. ICU is well equipped with ventilators and other basic facilities like cardiac monitor, ECG machine, Defibrillator, etc. All the seriously ill patients are looked after by resident doctors who are posted round the clock in this ward. it is located in G0 ward. There are 5 hemodialysis machines, where hemodialysis of all indicated patients are done. It is performed in G0 ward. There are two machines of echocardiography, one of which is portable. TMT of the patients can be done in G0 ward, with computarized TMT machine.There are separate isolation wards for infectious disease (G4), tetanus ward (G3), rabies ward (G4).

Various wards and available facilities

  1. Medical ICU/ICCU:
  2. Dialysis unit:
  3. Echocardiography
  4. TMT(Treadmill testing)
  5. Isolation ward