MEDICINES
Establishment : 1947
I) Academics Courses Offered with Intake Capacity
Sr.No Name of Course Intake Capacity

1

MBBS

200

2

BDS

40

3

OT

25

4

PT

25

5

BSc Nursing

50

II) Facilities Provided
Around 1,11,000 patients are seen in OPD/year
Every year approximately 12000 patients are admitted.
Around 5000 patients are treated in ICCU.
Every year around 500 patients receive peritoneal dialysis.

 

III ) Patient Care Services
A. OPD services (Timing 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM)
OPD No : 70,71,101,102 and 72. The OPD is situated on ground floor just besides Casualty, having carpet area of approx. 3000 sq feet.
Day Unit Senior Physician / UIC AP /Medical Officer/Lecturer

Monday

I + K.U.

Dr. Y. V. Bansod

Dr. S.G. Raut , Dr. Mrs.Dipti Deshmukh,
Dr. K.L. Somkuwar, Dr. Arun Janbandhu

Tuesday

II

Dr. M.M. Paithankar

Dr.S. Bhaisare, Dr.Mrs T. K. Parate

Wednusday

III

Dr. P. L. Patil

Dr. P.U.Shingade

Thursday

IV

Dr. Rajashri Khot

Dr.Milind Vyavhare , Dr.Mrs.Shobhana Bitey

Friday

V

Dr. Dipti Chand

Dr. J. P. Bhagat,

Saturday

VI

Dr. Ashutosh Somalwar

Dr.Archana Aher

  ICCU

Dr. S. D. Kumbhalkar

Dr. Mrs. Deshpande

Dr.sandip Kharkar

Everyday

Infectious Disease

Dr. Rashmi Nagdive

Total Daily Attendance: 300-350
B. Speciality Clinics
Day Name of Speciality Clinic Name of Unit Incharge Timing

Monday

Infectious

Dr. Mrs. Deshpande

8.30AM-11.30 PM

Tuesday

Diabetic

Dr. Rajashree Khot

8.30AM-11.30 PM

Wednesday

Cardiology

Dr. Dipti Chand

8.30AM-11.30 PM

Thursday

Diabetic

Dr. Ashutosh Somlwar

8.30AM-11.30 PM

Friday

Cardiology

Dr MM Paithankar

8.30AM-11.30 PM

Saturday

Nephrology

Dr YV Bansod

8.30AM-11.30 PM

Asthama & Allergy Clinic : (Monday): Dept. of Chest Medicine manages this clinic.
Infectious OPD : Monday Started in 2007. Patients discharged from Infectious Wards and other OPD patients attend this clinic
Cardiology Clinic (Wednesday & Friday) : it started in 1957. All Cardiac patients registered & followed up. Drugs are issued to them for 15 days free of cost. Around 30 new registrations occur every day. A total of 1000 patients registered /year.
Diabetes Clinic (Tuesday & Thursday): All patients with Diabetes are registered here and issued oral anti Diabetic drugs and Insulin. They are also counseled regarding life style modification and self care. Dietician is also available. Total daily attendance is 150. A total of 1000 patients are newly registered every year.
Nephrology Clinic (Saturday - KU) : All patients with Kidney disease are seen by registrar/ medical officer - KU.

ART Clinic (Every day) :This is one of the largest nodal center for ART in Central India. Established in Jan. 2005 in collabration with National Aids Control Organization (NACO).

Nodal Officer : Dr. Y. V. Bansod.
Sr. MO. / Incharge : Dr. Sudhir Mamedwar.

ART clinic has additional staff of 2 medical officers, 4 counsellers , 1 Pharmacist, 1 staff nurse, 2 lab technician, 1 Community care co-ordinator and one data entry operator. Total daily attendace is 150 - 180. Till now 14,000 patients are registered and 6000 patients are on ART.

Sickle Cell Clinic (Tuesday & Friday) : This is conjointly managed along with Dept. of Paediatrics. Total daily attendace is 120 to 150. All patients receive drugs for 15 days free of cost.
Psychiatry Clinic and EEG Laboratory (Everyday):It is managed by 2 Lecterurs specialised in Psychaitry.
Telemedicine dept. : It is started in G.M.C. Nagpur & H.O.D. Medicine is the nodal officer of it.
Superspeciality services : Department of Medicine is linked with super speciality hospital and post graduate institute, Nagpur which is a part and parcel of GMC. The precious consultation and referal for expert management is available with the department of Cardiology, Nephrology, Gastroentrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Cardio Vascular Thorasic Surgery.
C. Inpatient services:

Department of medicine is having total 8 clinical units.6 units of general medicine,1 unit of ICCU, and 1 unit of infectious diseases.Apart from this 5 beded kidney unit is also functioning.

Male wards ---------------- 05 ---------------------- 175 beds
Female wards ------------ 03 ---------------------- 90 beds
Infectious ------------------- 02---------------------- 40 beds
ICCU ------------------------- 01---------------------- 26 beds
Kidney unit ------------------ 01 --------------------- 05 beds

Total no of indoor wards 12 .Total no. of beds ---- 336 beds

All those patients who are admitted are first seen in OPD & casualty ; then admitted to respective wards. Patients can be directly admitted to ICCU, Kidney unit, infectious disesase unit or chest medicine department.Total daily IPD admissions are around 50 to 60 per day.

IV) Emergency Services
A. Services

After the OPD timing, all the patients coming to casualty are first seen by RP and ARP (resident physician & assistant resident physician); where other specialist from various departments are also available. An integrated management plan is decided and patient accordingly shifted to respective area of care.

ICCU :

We have a state of the art Air conditioned intensive care unit with 7 beds for cardiac care, 11 beds for intermediate care and 8 beds for renal intensive care with most modern equipments like ventilators (7) , defibrillators (3), Pacemakers (2), Multipara monitors (6), mobile x RAY, AGFA Computerised radiography system, Central O2 /suction, TMT, cardiopulmonary Stress machine, Blood gas analyser , central monitoring system & 2 D ECHO.The seriously ill patients are first admitted in the ICCU, stabalised there and then shifted to specific wards and units.

Kidney unit (24 hours emergency service) :

Kidney Unit has 5 beds & 8 beds under ICCU (total 13) with round the clock peritonial dialysis and heamodialysis facility. Patients from other departments besides medicine if need dialysis support are shifted to kidney Unit

Infectious Disease Unit (24 hours Emergency Services) :

This unit is situated in independent campus just by the side of main hospital building. All the patients having Gastroenteritis, viral hepatitis, rabbis, tetanus, Chicken pox, measles are admitted here and observed under isolation.

B. CME, Workshop or Conference organized by the Department
Sr. No Name of Programme Date and Year

1

Diastolic dysfunction & diastolic heart failure – Dr. Ram Ghodeswar

Feb.  2009

2

Mechanical ventilation, basic & advanced – Dr. Rajendra Barokar

Mar.  2009

3

Acute Coronary Syndrome, use of Fondaparinaux – Dr. Pravin Mishra

Apr.  2009

4

Acute coronary syndrome – Dr. Pankaj Hakut

Jul.  2009

5

Arterial Blood Gas Analysis – Dr. Mahesh Sarda

Aug.  2009

6

Deep Vein Thrombosis & Hyperhomocystinemia – Dr. Avinash Pokli

Sep.  2009

7

CSI, Vidarbha chapter, quarterly CME– Prof. Dr. Prasanna

Oct.  2009

8

Rescent Management in Diabetes Mellitus – Dr. Sunil Gupta

Nov.  2009

C. Ongoing Research Projects or Community Service Projects
Sr. No Name of Project Name of Doctors

1

Efficacy & tolerability of Conivaptan HCL in Euvolemic hyponatremia

Dr. M. Paithankar,
Dr. R. S. Khot,
Dr. Vijay Patil

2

Urovaxom in uncomplicated UTI

Dr. R. S. Khot,
Dr. K. Somkuwar

3

THRIVE Study TMC 278-TiDP6- C215 Aphase III, randomized, double blind trial of TMC 278, 25 mg. q.d. versus Efavirenz 600 mg. q.d. in combination with a background regimen containing 2 nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor in anti retroviral naïve  HIV-! Infected subjects

Dr. P. L. Patil

V)Achievements by Staff members (Academic & Extracurricular)
A. UG Teaching Program

Its consist of daily bedside teaching , Lecture series, demonstrations & clinical meetings. It is in accordance with syllabus prescribed by MUHS, Nashik.

Every year about 5 - 6 short term, ICMR projects are also taken up by UG students

B. Post Graduate Thesis Work
Sr No Name of Resident Year of Submission JRI/JRII
/JRIII
Name of Guide Title of Synopsis

1

Rahul Agrawal

2009

JR3

Dr. Bansod

Prediction of respiratory failure
in OP poisoning

2

Nitin Shinde

2009

JR3

Dr. Mrs. Deshpande

Comparision of outcome of Hepatitis
E in pregnant
 and non pregnant females

3

Tushar Raut

2009

JR3

Dr.Mrs. Khot

Clinical profile of diabetic nephropathy
and correlation with IRI
 by duplex ultrasonography

4

Tushar Patil

2009

JR3

Dr. Mrs. Paithankar

Clinical profile of Neurocysticercosis

5

David Chandy

2009

JR3

Dr. Mrs. Paithankar

Study of ARF in malaria

6

 Mrudrul Dharod

2009

JR3

Dr. Mrs. Deshpande

Study of correlation of coagulation
profile and ARF in snake bite

7

Piyush Kimmatkar

2009

JR3

Dr. Shegokar

Study of C reactive protein in
CSF in meningitis

8

Amit Pasari

2009

JR3

Dr. Shegokar

Estimation of serum uric acid in
patients of acute ischemic stroke

9

B. Varun Rao

2009

JR3

Dr. P.L. Patil

Study of CT and EEG finding in
patient presenting with
first episode of convulsive seizures

10

Shewta Banot

2009

JR3

Dr. Mrs. Chand

Study of etiology and outcome of
patients with acute respiratory failure

11

Madhuri Wahane

2009

JR3

Dr. P.L. Patil

Adverse drug reaction of ART

12

Vivek Junewar

2010

JR2

Dr. Bansod

Serum uric acid in acute
myocardial infarction

13

Keyur Dave

2010

JR2

Dr.Bhaisare

Study of pulmonary hypertension in
sickle cell disease patients
and its correlation with serum
LDH levels

14

Santosh Shelar

2010

JR2

Dr. Shegokar

Study of plasma ascorbic acid
levels in acute myocardial infarction

15

Prashant Gajabhiye

2010

JR2

Dr. Mrs. Chand

Study of echocardiographic
indices of patients of sepsis

16

Bharat Rathod

2010

JR2

Dr. P.L. Patil

Evaluation of mantoux test in
HIV patients in correlation with
CD4 count

17

Vijaysingh Patil

2010

JR2

Dr.Mrs. Khot

Prevalance of metabolic syndrome
in obese and non obese type -II DM

18

Vijay Somani

2010

JR2

Dr. Bansod

Spectrum of pulmonary infection in
HIV in relation with CD4 count

19

Baliram Bhurke

2010

JR2

Dr. Mrs. Paithankar

Clinical profile and diagnosis
in CNS TB

20

Chittah Shrinivas

2010

JR2

Dr.Bhaisare

 

21

Vinay Zanwar

2011

JR1

Dr. Mrs. Paithankar

Study of clinical profile of multi
system organ failure/dysfunction

22

Ritesh Banode

2011

JR1

Dr. Mrs. Chand

Echocardiographic indices and
endothelial function in patients of
 degenerative aortic valve disease

23

Rishikesh Umalkar

2011

JR1

Dr. Somalwar

Study of correlationof P wave dispersion
and diastolic dysfunction
in a case of essential hypertention

24

Anup Pusate

2011

JR1

Dr.Bhaisare

Risk factors in young patients
with acute ischemic stroke

25

Pragati Bhole

2011

JR1

Dr.Mrs. Aher

Study of microalbuminuria in patients
with essential hypertension
and its correlation to target organ damage

26

Chetan Rathi

2011

JR1

Dr. P.L. Patil

Study of rhythm disturbances in
various types of myocardial infarction

27

Pratibha Sonwane

2011

JR1

Dr.Mrs. Khot

Dyslipedimia in type II DM in
patients on statin therapy

28

Nitin Gaikwad

2011

JR1

Dr. Mrs. Deshpande

Glasgow coma scale score and
QTc interval in prognosis of OP poisoning

29

Rahul Zoldapke

2011

JR1

Dr. Bansod

 

C. PG Activity

Every year 11 MD students are registered. A total of 29 residents are there.( JRIII-11,JRII-08,JRI-09) A systematic planned disciplined PG activity occurs throughout the year.A fortnight CME by distinguished faculty either indiginious or invited; are held. Weekly clinical meet is feature of this department since 1949. Interesting cases not only from various units, but also from other departments e.g. Radiology, Surgery and from private practitioners are discussed.PG students are taught, guided and encouraged by efficient and motivated staff of the department.

VI)FAMOUS ALUMNI OF DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE
DR. J.N .BERRY - EMINENT TEACHER OF MEDICINE
DR. R.D.LELE - PADAMBHUSHAN, DIRECTOR OF NUCLEAR
MEDICINE DIVISON, JASLOK HOSPITAL
DR.G.S .SAINANI - HON EX -DEAN JJ HOSPITAL, CHIEF EDITOR
API TEXTBOOK OF MEDICINE
DR.B.S.CHOUBEY - PADAMBHUSHAN, EMINENT TEACHER &
NEPHROLOGIST
DR.V.R.JOSHI - PROFESSOR OF RHEUMATOLOGY AND HEAD,
BREECH CANDY HOSPITAL .