Year of establishment – 2005.One of the largest departments in RRMCH imparting training to UGs, PGS and dental students, providing quality surgical care to patients and pursuing research work.
The faculty consists of highly experienced surgeons and residents who endeavor to take students’ knowledge and skill in surgery to a higher level. Undergraduate students are trained with the belief that not only theoretical knowledge but also clinical observation and surgical skills shape the future of budding medical doctors. These faculty members remain upto date by regularly attending National and State Conferences and present scientific papers in these fora.The faculty surgeons at RRMCH are dedicated to improving standard of surgical care and are involved in clinical trials to advance treatment. The general surgeons work closely with super-specialists and faculty of other Departments at all times to diagnose and provide timely surgical intervention for complex conditions.
Imaging department is one of the most important pillar in present day medicine for any hospital / College. Department of Radiology and imaging sciences offers the latest equipments in diagnosis and also therapeutic aid to patients at very low cost.
Department of Respiratory Medicine at Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital specializes in Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Tuberculosis and disorders relating to the lungs.
The department provides comprehensive consultative evaluation and management for patients with pulmonary diseases such as Tuberculosis, Asthma- Acute and chronic, Pulmonary embolism, Emphysema and chronic bronchitis, Interstitial lung diseases, Lung Cancer, Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary vascular diseases, Fungal infections of the lung, Sleep apnea, insomnia and other sleep disorders.
The department of Respiratory Medicine at Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital is also performing various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the department like Pulmonary Function tests, fiberoptic and rigid bronchoscopy, transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) and biopsy (EBB, TBLB). Thoracocentesis, ICD placement and pleural biopsy for diagnosis of pleural diseases. For various lung lesions percutaneous needle biopsies are also done. In emergencies the department is also performing emergency bronchoscopic intubations.
The Department of Respiratory Medicine also has an actively functioning RNTCP AND DOTS CENTRE which was Started in 2006 as a part of RNTCP for medical colleges to cater to the people suffering from various forms of tuberculosis. The center is under administrative control of District TB officer Bengaluru Urban District Centre. It has a designated microscopy centre (DMC) for diagnostic services and a Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS) centre for treatment of TB patients at free cost.
Various specialty clinics are run by the Department of Respiratory Medicine at Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital to help the patients on various days of the week. For e.g.
Monday—Asthma and Allergy
Saturday—Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
The department of Psychiatry at Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital strives to achieve and follow “A healthy mind in a healthy body”. Our dedicated team of psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers address the biological, psychological and social aspects of mental health of the patients. The department has a holistic approach and is also undergoing training for both undergraduates and postgraduates. Our priority lies in patient care, education and research.
Dermatology, the science of skin, is one of the many specialties that have evolved from general medicine, although its recognition as a distinct specialty is recent.
Dermatological diseases (including Venereology and Leprology) constitute approximately 30% of outpatient attendance in any hospital. They are often easily noticed by others and cause great social concern to the patients. Skin disorders are an important factor causing psychological burden and very often their association with internal diseases, makes the subject special and important to study in the current scenario. Considering this fact and to provide specialty services to the rural population in and around Bangalore, the Department of Skin & V.D was established since the inception of the college. The department though initially accredited to undertake training of undergraduate students, presently is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) to train young doctors for postgraduate degree in dermatology. The department is well provided with state of the art equipment and continues to acquire more equipment which is required for imparting training to the students and is also involved in research.
Department of Paediatrics headed by Dr. Adarsh. E, has been a platform for medical professionals and is been establishing as a center of excellence by training students with a sense of social commitment, ethical values and high standards, through continual improvement of medical services. The department favors a conducive environment for learning by providing excellent care for neonates and children. Our tertiary care center provides optimal care for all cases encompassing all the specialties of pediatrics. The residents are trained to be compassionate and are exposed to clinical details including the latest development in pediatric field.
Department of General Medicine caters the needs of Undergraduate, Postgraduate students and provides round the clock patient related services.
On the education front the dedicated faculty in the department are actively involved in providing need based learning and good clinical skill development of both Undergraduate & Postgraduates. Clinical Research is given top priority. The faculties are involved in clinical research and guiding the undergraduate and Post Graduate students in various research activities.
On the patient front the department provides outpatient services, round the clock emergency, ICU services and regular inpatient services.