About ESI – PGIMSR
About ESIC Medical College & PGIMSR

The ESIC Medical College & PGIMSR, Ashok Pillar Road, KK Nagar, Chennai-600078, is situated in a campus of nearly 20 acres in the heart of the city of Chennai. This institution has been permitted by the Medical Council of India to start the UG course with 100 students intake from 2013 session (Ref No. MCI-34 (41)E-29/2013-Med/20271 dated 10.07.2013. The attached hospital has been functioning since 1971 and is fully functional with all the required departments, staff, labs, X-Ray facilities, etc.,. The hospital is a Postgraduate institution and recognized by the Medical Council of India to start PG course (11 seats) from 2011 onwards as under:

  1. MD General Medicine (1 seat) – Ref No. MCI-57(22)/2010-Med/79426 dated 24.03.2011
  2. MS General Surgery (2 seats) –Ref No. MCI-57(22)/2010-Med/79536 dated 24.03.2011
  3. MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology (4 seats) – Ref No. MCI-57(22)/2010-Med/66032 dated 12.02.2011
  4. MD Paediatrics (2 seats) – Ref No. MCI-57(22)/2010-Med/67363 dated 17.02.2011
  5. MD Anesthesia (2 seats) – Ref No. MCI-57(22)/2010-Med/82888 dated 31.03.2011
The institution was further permitted to increase seats (14 seats) as under from the session of 2013 as under:
  1. MD General Medicine (2 seat) – Ref No. MCI-57(22)/2012-Med/169510 dated 30.03.2013
  2. MS General Surgery (3 seats) – Ref No. MCI-57(22)/2011-Med/107718 dated 28.03.2013
  3. MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology (4 seats)
  4. MD Paediatrics (2 seats)
  5. MD Anesthesia (3 seats) – Ref No. MCI-57(22)/2012-Med/167422 dated 26.03.2013

The institution is affiliated to Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, for both UG course (MBBS) as well as for all the PG courses. The Department of Anesthesia has been recognized by the Medical Council of India as the first candidate has successfully passed out in 2013.

Since the PG courses were started in 2011, the PGs all have successfully passed the Basic Sciences examination held at the end of first year (100% passed). Postgraduates from the institution have won several prices in various conferences held at city, state and national level and brought distinction to the institution. Many of the faculties have also received awards for their outstanding achievements.

About the Hospital

The hospital has 470 beds distributed as follows:

Department Beds Intensive Care Unit Beds
General Medicine 120 Emergency ward 10
General Surgery 120 ICU 5
Obstetrics & Gynaecology 60 ICCU 5
Paediatrics 60 RICU 5
Orthopaedics 60 NICU 5
Chest Disease 10 PICU 5
ENT 10 BURNS 5
Ophthalmology 10 SICU 5
Dermatology 10 OICU 5
Psychiatry 10 GICU 5
POST OP WARD 30

THE HOSPITAL RUNS 24 HOUR CASUALTY, EMERGENCY AND ICU SERVICES AND THE BLOOD BANK IS EQUIPPED WITH COMPONENT SEPARATOR


OTHER FACILITIES

  1. Central Library including Digital Library – with books and journals and e-consortium faculties
  2. Central Sterilization
  3. Modernized Central Kitchen under renovation
  4. Hostel for Students
  5. Gym and Recreational Facilities (Hostel)
  6. Conference Hall with Audio- visual facilities (Hospital)
  7. Two Seminar Halls with Audio – visual facilities (Hospital)
  8. 4 Lecture Theatres with Interactive Boards with E-class facilities, Demo rooms for all the departments (College) and 1 Lecture Theatre in the hospital with 150 seating capacity
  9. Medical Records Department
  10. Yoga and Transcendental Meditation

The outpatient services function on all days between 9.00am and 3.00pm except Sundays and Govt. Holidays. Work is underway to computerize all Departments, hoping to make this Institute a paperless one in due course of time. ESI beneficiaries from all over India in possession of the ‘Pehchan’ card will be eligible for treatment in the Institute.