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Commencement of construction activity of GSL Medical college buildings began from December 2002. The first batch of MBBS students containing 150 were admitted to department of Anatomy during July / August 2003. Every year a batch of 200 students are being admitted to the institution.

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About the Department: The department of Anatomy established as part of establishing GSL Medical College on the high way 16 near Rajanagaram, Rajahmundry in December 2002.The first batch of MBBS students admitted during July/August 2003. The 15th batch of 1st MBBS students are admitted for the academic year 2017-18. Dissection Hall: Dissection hall of 325 sq.m area with a capacity of 200 students. Complete stainless steel Dissection tables provided with a group of 20 students for each table. All the students are provided dissection facility on rotation basis under faculty guidance for each table. A teaching model of Lecture cum demonstration introduced. Under this prior briefing on current dissection with a pre-dissected region is done. Each dissecting group is provided with complete set of bones for the academic year. 100 multi colored charts are organized over the walls of dissection hall. Museum: 400 elegantly dissected and preserved specimens, 50 specimens showing fetal anomalies, various stages of development of fetus, articulated skeletons and loose bones, three dimensional models enrich our museum. Catalogue with diagrams of specimens sets are provided for ready reference in museum for use by students and visitors. A separate wing with illuminated lobbies for region wise X Rays, special X Rays, Orthopentograms, CT and MRI Films etc are on display for study of imageology. Histology Laboratory: Well equipped Histology Lab. With mono ocular and binocular microscopes are available. Binocular microscopes provided to each student during practical with good illumination facility over laboratory examination tables. Each student is provided with an individual set of slides to study. A separate complete theory class on histology topic followed by demo and hands on study of stained slides is provided to students. Laminated coloured charts of all tissues are displayed in Hisotlogy lab. For ready reference. Closed Circuit TV with High resolution camera and LCD display screen are provided in Histology lab. to provide comprehensive knowledge on various microscopic fields of stained slides under various magnifications. It is a synchronized demonstration and facilitates student to study slide in detail. Audio-Visual Aids: Slide projectors and over-head projectors are provided for demo purpose. LCD projectors provided in all class rooms for presenting study material through power point presentations. The advanced educational tool - Anatomage table a unique highly flexible user friendly electronic device to study any part in any desired plane is provided in smart lab (Simulation lab) with extension display screens in all teaching areas to provide display during theory classes along with extempore presentations, Power point presentations or chalk and board. Library cum seminar room: A spacious well furnished room with 100 titles and journals from national and International organizations are regularly being made available to students and postgraduates for academic and research purpose. Academic activity: Weekly seminars by staff and students are being organized with emphasis on clinical information (applied anatomy) and common variations for future awareness during course of therapy/surgery. Meat cutting machine, Motorized embalming equipment and band saw are available for cadaver preservation and preparation of specimens and for research purpose. Research Lab.: Regular MBBS admissions, Post graduates of M.Sc. (Medical) anatomy and Anatomy MS are taken every year. Equipment and facilities for section cutting and staining are provided. Teaching Program: Theory classes – 125 hrs. Demonstrations – 153 hrs. Dissection hrs – 185 hrs. Histology Practicals 70 hrs. Genetics practicals – 06 hrs. A total of 446 hrs teaching program adopted to provide comprehensive learning in all regions of anatomy. Dissection, Demonstrations, Histology classes are organized to cover same topic/region for synchronized study and orientation. List of publications by the members of the staff during the last 3 years. 1. V Subhashini Rani, Sipra Komal Jena, A Vamsy - A study of superior mesenteric artery in a medical college of coastal Andhra Pradesh. Published in Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development-January-March-2015, Vol.6, No.1.Pg.22-26. 2. V Subhashini Rani, Sipra Komal Jena, Ms A Vamsi - A study of pattern of blood supply of stomach in cadavers in a medical college of Andhra Pradesh. - Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development – July-Septermber 2014, Vol-5, No.3, Pg.72 – 77. 3. Dr V Subhashini Rani - A study on Variations of Ileocolic Artery in Cadavers in a Medical College of coastal Andhra Pradesh, published in International Journal of Contemporary Surgery-January – June – 2015, Vol.3, No.1, Pg.65-69. 4. Dr V Subhashini Rani & Dr MVR Sharma – “Function modifies structure : an experimental analysis of talar facets and extension in east godavari district of andhra pradesh – Published in International Journal of Contemporary Surgery – January – June 2015, Vol 3, No.1, Pg:105-110. 5. Dr N Surya Kumari, Dr Ch Srinivas ‘ “A study of Vermiform Appendix with its Arterial Supply in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, A Fetal Specimen study”. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences, 2015, Vol.4, Issue-72, September 07; page:12548-12556. 6. G.B. Sujatha, Sipra Komal Jena, K.Venkataratnam “A study on variations of Posterior Division of Internal iliac artery in cadavers in a medical college of Andhra Pradesh”. - International journal of Contemporary Surgery- 2014, 2(1):156 to 159. 7. G.B.Sujatha,Sipra Komal Jena, K.Venkataratnam A study of Anterior division of Internal iliac artery in cadavers in a medical college of coastal Andhra Pradesh – Indian Journal of Public Helath Research and Development – Vol 6, Number 3, July – September – 2015. 8. Amit singh Bharati, Surya Kumari. N, V. Subashini Rani. Study of correlation between human height and foot length in north-east Karnataka population (Gulbarga and bidar). Indian journal of anatomy (IJA) accepted for Publication in volume.5 no.3 Sep-Dec 2016. 9. Surya kumari .N, Usha .C, Srinivas. C.H, Morphological study of caecum with its arterial supply in adult cadavers and dead foetuses. Indian journal of anatomy. 2016; 5(2): 171-178. 10. Surya Kumari. N, Amit Singh.B, Subashini Rani. V, Srinivas.Ch. Objective assessment of student’s performance before and after joining medical college. Indian Journal Of Anatomy-2016; (accepted for Publication in Vol-5, No-3) 11. Surya Kumari. N, Srinivas.CH. “Study of vermiform Appendix with its arterial supply in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh- A Fetal specimen study”. Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences, 2015; vol.4, (72):12548- 12556. 12. Kumari N.S, Venkateswarulu. V, Sundar R.M, et al. “Association of body mass index with inter arm blood pressure difference: a comparative and cross sectional study.” Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences, 2015; vol.4, issue 103, December 24; 16850-16851. 13. Ch. Srinivas, N. Lakshman Kumar, K.V.N. Mallikarjuna Rao, K. Kishore, M. Kiran Deedi, N. Surya Kumari. “Relationship between anthropometric, metabolic parameters and fasting glucose in rural population of Andhra Pradesh”. Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences, 2014; vol-3, issue 34, august-11: pages-9094- 9099. 14. Srinivas.CH, Madhavi Latha. M, Surya Kumari. N, Surendranath. Y. “ Comparative study of dynamic lung function tests in obese and non obese individuals’. Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences, 2013; vol-2, issue-35, September-2;pages- 6736-6742

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The broad goal of the teaching of Biochemistry to undergraduate students is to make them understand the scientific basis of the life processes at the molecular level and to orient them towards the application of the acquired knowledge to solve clinical problems. Biochemistry department started in 2002 to train 150 MBBS students and to assist patient care by quality in lab investigations. Dr.Ammanna Pantulu Nukala (2002-2010), Dr.Indira Benerjea (2002-2009), and Dr.YN Rao (2004-2009 & 2010-2014) were the main pillars in the beginning days and have contributed to the development of the department in various capacities. Department is now developed for annual intake of 200 undergraduate students from 2014-15 onwards. MD in biochemistry started in 2011. Department is recognized for annual intake of two MD seats and the first batch has successfully cleared the university examination in 2014. Department is involved in teaching activities to various courses like BDS, BPT, MPT, B.Sc. (Nursing), B.Sc. (MLT), and DMLT. Department is equipped with spacious lab for undergraduates, three demonstration rooms, research lab and department library with more than 100 books. Biochemistry division of central laboratory caters the needs of thousands of patients with state of art equipment and qualified personnel. Research is part of regular curriculum and undergraduate and postgraduate students are encouraged to do research with high quality. Department has organized regular PG zonal CME programs. Biochemistry department is unique in being adaptive, flexible and student friendly and yet maintains discipline. It holds the record of improving pass percentage consistently over the years with good number of distinctions and first classes

LIST OF RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS: 1. Lakshmana Kumar N, MallikarjunaRao KVN, Srinivas Ch, Kishore K, KiranDeedi M , Lakshmana Rao N (2013):Evaluation of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in known cases of Type 2 Diabetes in Urban and Rural population. Int J Cur Rev. Vol 05 (12):51-56. 2. Lakshmana Kumar N, MallikarjunaRao KVN, KishoreK, KiranDeedi M , Lakshmana Rao N(2013): Evaluation of Oxidative Stress, Hypoalbuminemia and anemia in Cancer journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences vol 2(22) P:3868-3874. 3. 3..Prasad DKV, Sheela P.Kumar AN, kumar NL, Deedi KM , Madhulatha D.(2013) Iron levels increases in serum from gestational diabetes Mellitus Mothers in coastal area of Andhra Pradesh .J Diabetes Metab 4:269. 4. Kandula Satish,Lakshmana Kumar N,Kartika Balaji S,Siva Rama Krishna C & Hasika R (2013) Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in known cases of type 2 diabetes in urban and rural population. Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences (J Pharm Biomed Sci.), June; 31(31): 1256-1259. 5. Chandrasekhar T, Suchitra MM, Sachan A, Bitla AR, Srinivasa Rao PVLN. (2014) Indices of insulin resistance in paediatric obesity. J Clin Sci Res 2014;3:7-13. 6. Ch Srinivas, N Lakshmana Kumar, KVN Mallikarjuna Rao, K Kishore, M Kiran Deedi, N Surya Kumari : Relationship between anthropometric, Metabolic parameters and fasting glucose in rural population of Andhra Pradesh. Journal of Evaluation of Medical and Dental sciences 2014; vol 3, Issue 34, August 11, Page-9094-9099. 7. D. Vasundhara Devi, M. Madhu Latha, A. Sumapreethi, S. S. B. Sharma, M. Priyanka A STUDY OF NON ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences/ Volume 2/ Issue 4/ January 28, 2013 Page-375 -382. 8. D.Vasundhara Devi, M.VijayaBhaskar, S. S. B. Sharma, M. Priyanka. A STUDY OF RISK FACTORS IN MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN TRIBAL POPULATION. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences/ Volume 2/ Issue 21/ May 27, 2013 Page 3746-3755 9. Usha Kiran P, Komala P.Comparision of transudates & exudates using MDA & Lipid profile IJHSR 2014;Vol4,Issue5:66-70. 10. Usha Kiran P, Komala P.Biochemical changes in HIV infected patients before and after anti retroviral therapy. IJCRR 2014;Vol6,Issue24:43-47. 11. Thoyaja durga V, Vijayalakshmi UB. Early biochemical changes in patients with poly trauma. IJBAMR 2014; Vol 3, Issue 4:134-141. 12. LakshmanaKumar N, MallikarjunaRao KVN, Kishore K, priyadarshini DVS, KiranDeedi M , Lakshmana Rao N. (2013): Awareness of Diabetes and its Relation to Prevalence of Microalbuminuria in Known Cases of Type 2 Diabetes Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development 6(3):167 • July 2015 13. Usha PK. et al., Study of glycated haemoglobin, lipid profile and uric acid levels in diabetic retinopathy Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., October 2015; 3(7A):2480-2484. 14. Kiran PU, Deedi MK. “Study of MDA and SGPT levels in patients with psoriasis”. Journal of Evolution of Research in Medical Biochemistry 2015; Vol. 1, Issue 1, July-December 2015; Page: 9-13. Accepted 15. Usha kiran P, Narayana Rao B. Evaluation of serum bilirubin and alkaline phosphatase levels in patients with cardiovascular disease. MM 9360/07/2016. 16. Usha kiran P, Narayana Rao B. Role of new biochemical markers in comparing transudates and exudates of pleural effusion. MM 9285/06/2016. Poster Presentations: 1. Rajendra .G, M. KiranDeedi ,DVS priyadarshini, N. Jyothi,S. Majumder, Y.N.Rao, N.Lakshmana Kumar (2013):correlation of blood sugar with urine titrable acidity and ammonia in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients ,Indian journal of clinical biochemistry: vol 28 (1 supp,dec.)P 219-220. 2. DVS priyadarshini , Rajendra .G, , N. Jyothi,S. Majumder, N.Lakshmana Kumar (2013): Lack of awareness about diabetes and its relation to higher prevalence of microalbuminuria in type- 2 diabetes mellitus in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India Indian journal of clinical biochemistry: vol 28 (1 supp,dec.)P 233-234. 3. N. Jyothi , Rajendra .G, N.Lakshmana Kumar,G S Mahapatra (2014); Lipid status in psoriasis patients. Journal of clinical & scientific research Vol 3, (Suppl 3, oct) A245. 4. Parthasarathi Roy, Rajendra .G, G S Mahapatra, N.Lakshmana Kumar (2014); Hypo thyroidism & subclinical hypothyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease. Journal of clinical & scientific research Vol 3, (Suppl 3, oct) A191. 5. Saphya Mukhtar, Lakshmana kumar, Mallikarjun Rao, Usha kiran, P.S.Roy, Jyoti(2016). A study of non-HDL cholesterol and serum Adenosine deaminase activity in Type 2 Diabetes mellitus. IFCC TF-YS AMBI. P31



Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy of GSL Medical College and General Hospital is established in 2003 Department of DVL provides qualitative outpatient and inpatient medical services to the general public. Department of DVL also conducts specialty clinics which include: 1) Contact dermatitis & Psoriasis Clinic - Monday 2) STD & Vesiculobullous disorders clinic -Wednesday 3) Leprosy & Autoimmune diseases clinic - Thursday 4) Pigmentary Disorders & Vitiligo clinic - Friday DVL Department has facilities as fully equipped lab and minor procedure room where daily procedures like skin biopsy, electrocautery, Radio frequency, cryotherapy, platelet rich plasma treatment and Iontophoresis are done. Department also performs minor surgeries like 1) Nail Surgeries 2) Vitiligo Surgeries like Punch Grafting, Blister Grafting, Split Skin Grafting 3) Acne Surgeries like Punch Elevation, Scar Subscission & Dermaroller DVL Department also provides phtototherapy treatment with whole body NBUVB Therapy unit & Pannel NBUVB Therapy Unit, for various skin diseases. Mission, Vision and Objectives: • An holistic Approach to skin diseases like psoriasis, Vitiligo etc, by way of counselling, education and treatment. • Emphasis on investigative and diagnostic approach towards skin diseases. • To extend updated treatment modalities to all patients with various skin diseases. • To impart undergraduate and post graduate training by way of case discussions, seminars and by conducting workshops on various topics. SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT : Department of DVL has fully equipped and advanced cosmetology centre & laser centre which deals with procedures like: 1) Chemical Peels 2) Micro dermabrasion, 3) Dermarollers , 4) Platelet rich plasma treatments for androgenic alopecia, 5) Facial rejuvenation. Advanced laser centre avails: 1) Fractional co2 laser unit for acne scars and various skin diseases 2) Long pulsed Nd:YAG Laser Unit for hair removal 3) Q Switched Nd:YAG Laser Unit for tattoo removal and treatment of hyperpigmented lesions. We are also going to start hair transplantation surgery TEACHING STAFF: Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology department is headed by Dr.G.Raghurama Rao, an internationally reputed dermatologist. He is assisted by two equally efficient Professors, one associate professor and three Assistant Professors. Two senior Residents also working in the Department FACILITIES FOR EDUCATION & SERVICES: In the department of DVL teaching programmes are conducted to undergraduate & postgraduate students. For undergraduate students we conduct Theory Classes and clinical case discussion. For postgraduate students we conduct theory classes, Clinical case discussion, seminars, group discussion, Journal Clubs, Guest Lectures, Our departmental library has latest editions of Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy Books by Indian & foreign authors and also have all National & International Journals. Courses Conducted: Master degree course ( 3 Seats) Results of Previous 3 years: 2014 : Dr. A.K.Phaneendra : 62.6%( passed in 1st attempt) 2015 : Dr. Ramesh : 57.9%( passed in 1st attempt) Dr. K.Sravanthi : 61.7%( passed in 1st attempt) 2016 : Dr. K.Prathima : 62.1%( passed in 1st attempt) Dr. D.Lavanya : 63% ( passed in 1st attempt) RESEARCH: 01. Estimation of skin surface PH in healthy and in individuals with skin disease – Dr. Lakshmi Pooja, Dr. G. Raghu Rama Rao. 02. A. Clincal Pathoglogical study and evaluation of efficacy of Tacrolimus o.1% ointment in the treatment of Keratosis Pilaris-Dr.Revathi,Dr.Prasad Chowdary, Dr. G. Raghu Rama Rao 03. Cross sectional study of lichen planus: its epidemiological clinicohistopathological and serological perspective- Dr.P.Sree Sneha- Dr.P.Ramana Murty, Dr.G.Raghurama Rao 04. Role of Tranexamic acid in the treatment of Melasma-Dr S.Satya, Dr.M.Harika, Sindu, Dr.G.Raghu Rama Rao. 05. Estimation of Plasma Homocystein levels and determination of carotid artery intima media thickness in moderate and severe Psoriasis:Potential association- Dr.S.Satya,Dr.G.Sadhika,Dr.A.Mishra,Dr.G.Raghu Rama Rao. 06. Study Of Serum And Lesional Levels Of A Comparative Selected Cytokines ( IL-17,IL-23,IL-9) In Various forms Of Psoriasis-Dr.Sadhika , Dr.G.Raghurama Rao. 07. Mucocutaneous Adverse Reactions To Cancer Chemotherapy Of In A Tertiary Care Hospital- Dr. M. Harika, Dr.A.Prasad Chowdary 08. Evaluation of efficacy and safety profile of Q-Switched Nd- YAG LASER in The Removal Of Tattoos And Pigmented Lesions- Dr.Shiny Priyanka .M ,Dr.P.Ramana Murthy. 09. Lipodermatosclerosis - A clinical and histopathological study-Dr.k.Haritha, Dr.G. Raghurama Rao. 10. Efficacy of fractional CO2 laser in the treatment of keloid and hypertrophic scar-Dr.Bala Sudha,Dr.A.Prasad Chowdary 11. Efficacy of platelet Rich Plasma in focal vitillgo and alopecia areata- Dr.K.Amrutha,Dr. P.Ramana Murty 12. Evaluation of cardiovascular risk factors in psoriasis patients with special reference to highly sensitive a. c-reactive protein(hsCRP) – Dr.K. prathima,Dr.G.Raghurama Rao 13. Melasma in men: A clinicopathological and hormonal study- Dr.D.Lavanya,Dr. P.Ramana murty 14. Dermatoscopic evaluation of non –infectious inflammatory disorders- Dr.R.Ramesh ,Dr.G.Raghurama rao 15. A clinico-aetiological study in chronic leg ulcers –Dr.K.Sravanthi ,Dr. P.Ramana murty 16. Evaluation of Narrowband UVB(NBUVB) phototherapy in patients with acute generalized lichen planus –Dr.A.krishna Phaneendra Prasad, Dr.G.Raghurama Rao PUBLICATIONS: 01)“Lupus vulgaris and borderline tuberculoid leprosy: an interesting co-occurrence. ” Rao GR, Sandhya S, Sridevi M, Amareswar A, Narayana BL Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2011: Jan-Feb ;77(1):111. [DOI] 02) “Large congenital melanocytic nevus with metastatic melanoma with a probable primary in the lung”Rao G.R. Durga Prasad BK. Amareswar A. Vijjaya KT - Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2011 Jan-Feb ;77(1):51-4. [DOI] 03) “Mycosis fungoides: A great mimicker.”Chowdary A.P.Sowjanya C.L.Satynaryana,S.Rama Rao. G>R, Sandeep.K,Phanindra Prasad A.K, J of NTR Univ Health Sci 2012;1:55-7 04)”Disseminated blastomycosis in a child with a brief review of the Indian literature.”Rao GR Narayana B.L, Durga Prasad BR, Amareswar.A, SrideviM, Raju B, Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2013;79;92-6. 05)” Zosteriform papular mucinosis: A rare entity”.Sowjanya Ch, L. Phaneendra Prasad A.K., Sundeep K, Rao GR, Koteswarao n, R. SrideviM, J NTR Univ Health Sci 2013;2:49-51 06)“Pachydermoperiostosis complete form with rare Dental and New Ocular changes. “Sandeep K, Mythri Priyadarshini K, Prasad Chowardary A, Raghu Rama Rao G,.Ramaesh R, J Of evolution of Medical and dental sciences. 2014 ; 3,. 30; 8477-8483 (DOI) 07)” A Clinico Histopathological study of Acquired Palmoplantar keratoderma in a Rural- Based Tertiary Hospital.”Sandeep K, Journal Of evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences. 2014;3,30,July 28, 8500-8505. 08) “Nodular erythema elevatum diutinum mimicking Kaposi sarcoma.”Raghu Rama Rao G. Rajiv Joshhi, Phaneendra Prasad A.K. Indian J Dermatol..- 2014;59,6; Nov-Dec. 09) “Metastatic Porocarcinoma- A Case Study.”Raghu Rama Rao G. Rajiv Joshi sitaram K.A, Indian J Dermatol Venereol leprol. 2014; 80:, 5Nov- Dec. 10)“Narrow band ultra violete B in child hod Vittiligo : an open prospective uncontrol study 28 children of south india .” Harikrishna Kumar , . G.Raghu Rama Rao, Indian Journal of Paediatrics Dermotology 2015 jan-Mar,vol16,Issue 1 11)“Juvenite hyaline fibromamatosis or infantile systemic hyalinosis : Hyaline fibromatosis syndrome “ K. Amrutha Varshine, K. Hritha , chirag Dasai, G. Raghu Rama Rao, A. Prasad Chowdary , A. Amareswar ,P. Ramana Murthy CONFERENCE, WORKSHOP & CME CONDUCTED IN DEPARTMENT OF DVL  Workshop on laser on 20july 2014  1st conference of community dermatology on 2nd august 2015 CME : 1) Basics of dermatology: july 24.2016 2) Zonal Cme : 25th January 2015 3) Hair disorders : 26th January 2014 4) Women dermatology: 29th july 2012 5) Eczemas: 21st august 2011  We also conducted a programme on vitiligo on 25th june 2015 ( World Vitilgo Day) to create general awareness to medical student & Doctors  Our Students participated in national Leprosy eradication programme E.G.Dist For 26th july to 30th july of 2016



The department of Community Medicine was established in GSL Medical College in the very first year at the time of inception. This department caters to the health needs of the rural population in & around this locality as well as population in urban slums of Rajahmundry with an integrated preventive, promotive & curative approach. The teaching programme starts in this department right from the first semester till 7th semester. Internship period in this department for a medical graduate is for two months. PG course for Community Medicine was started in the year 2011 with annual intake of two students per year. The department is well equipped with trained faculty, quality teaching aids, lecture gallery, audiovisual facilities, public health laboratory facilities, public health museum, transport facility and updated digital library. Apart from that, the peripheral centers like Rural health training centre (RHTC) & Urban Health Training Centre (UHTC) caters a population of 32,000 & 15,000 respectively where basic integrated health care facilities viz immunization, MCH care, school health & family planning services, super-speciality services etc. are extended through this department along with physiotherapy & dental care. This department joined hands with “Andhra Pradesh AIDS Consortium – APAIDSCON” and with the support of organizations such as CDC & AP State AIDS Control society, imparts training programme on public health issues including HIV to health care professionals and epidemiologists. It is one of the few centers in coastal Andhra Pradesh having training infrastructure and expertise matching with national standards. Besides this, Community Medicine department works in co-ordination with local NGOs like “Lepra society”, “CARE”, “St. Paul Trust”, Lions club, IMA etc. to extend health care & support in & around this locality. This department also coordinates with the District Health Administration & implements programmes such as RNTCP, PPI, promotes institutional delivery through RCH & also contributes in other National Health Programme. This department has been co-ordinating with WHO, Regional branch, Visakhapatnam for monitoring in Pulse Polio Immunization, Mission Indradhanush & Measles - Rubella vaccination campaign. The students are regularly participating in the ongoing chief minister’s programme, “Swasthya Vidya Vahini” under the state govt. to create health awareness among the rural people being conducted by our department in coordination with the District Health Administration. The students had also participated in “Balika Telusuko Programme” under “Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan” in the month of January 2017, conducted by our department with the help of District Health Administration. Courses: M.B.B.S – The teaching programme starts from first semester to 7th semester. M.D - 3 yrs course. The Department also participates in the teaching activities for BSc & MSc Nursing, BPT & MPT courses. This Dept. follows the curriculum laid by MCI & prescribed by Dr. NTR University of Health sciences. This is the only dept. which is involved in teaching across the semesters to give a comprehensive understanding of medicine, health care & its application. Academic & Field activities The peripheral wings of the department such as UHTC & RHTC are established at Danavaipeta & Mallampudi situated 14 kms away from either side catering the primary care services at the community level both at urban slums and rural area. The community health survey works are conducted by medical students on regular interval along with school health programmes. Both the centres are also equipped to extend specialist services and referral. Under the leadership of the Head of the department, the department imparts innovative teaching learning activities such as problem based learning, Cine-medication, think-pair-share, role play, communication skills etc. Apart from routine academic activities, this department organizes quiz programs, debates, seminars, tutorials & Research methodology & other special workshops in Statistics, Resuscitation, HIV etc. Regular outreach programmes are conducted in which students participate in creating health awareness in field practice areas. Field visits, Industrial visits are also arranged for the medical graduates to provide a firsthand experience about the socio-cultural problems in the country & implementation of National health Programme. Seminars are being conducted every week regularly for PG students including faculty seminars. RESEARCH: Community Medicine Department encourages students, Interns & faculty to undertake research projects through ICMR, NACO & as well as independent projects. Group research project assignment is being given to under graduate students for their academic developments. One undergraduate student granted ICMR project on “Health and nutritional Status assessment among PLHIV Children in Rajahmahendravaram- A cross-sectional study” for the year 2017 under the guidance of Dr. Palla Jayashree. The Post graduate students Dr. Sharon Nikitha, Dr. U. Suresh Babu & Dr. B Sudha Spandana have presented scientific papers in National as well as state Conferences. Dr. U. suresh Babu attended a survey as research officer (medical) and headed a team to assess the health and nutritional profile of vulnerable tribe (shompens) in Andaman & Nicober Islands on behalf of ICMR. PUBLICATIONS: 01)There are 70 research papers published/ accepted for publication in various indexed journals over the last five years. There are several ongoing research projects including the PG thesis, some of which are being funded by the ICMR. 02)The Department faculty also provides statistical assistance & gives guidance to the research projects, PG thesis of other departments as well including the MSc Nursing, BPT & MPT projects. ACHIEVEMENT OF AWARDS AND HONORS: 1)The 21st Joint conference of the AP State chapter of IPHA & IAPSM was organized by the department of Community Medicine from 3rd to 5th January 2013 with the theme “Emerging public health issues and challenges” The state conference on 4th & 5th January was preceded by a preconference CME on “Practical approach to lung health” Professor& HOD chaired a scientific session in the SEA Regional conference of IPHA at Kolkata. The HOD & other faculty members have chaired scientific sessions in many National & State Conferences. 2)The department has been conducting several training programmes on Research Methodology, Teacher’s Training Programme, Hands on clinical training for HIV, Training on New PPTCT guidelines for Faculty, PGs, Students & Nurses. Various CME programmes for the post graduate students have been conducted by the department including zonal CME. The faculty of this department has been a resource person in the training programme for Medical Officers, Biologists, Technicians and Health Inspectors at Regional Filaria Training & Research Centre (NCDC), Govt. of India at Rajahmundry. Faculty from this department have been participating in the MET programme conducted in our college as well as regional centre, Vishakhapatnam. 3)Faculty of this department are regularly invited as Resource Person for training courses in Vector borne diseases conducted by NCDC, Govt. of India & also by state Government. 4)PGs from the department attended “Intensive interactive training programme on research methodology” at Chennai, Bangalore & CMC Vellore 5)Faculty from the department attended a training programme on revised national PPTCT guidelines organized by APSACS at Hyderabad. Our PG students participated in Nutritional surveillance activity conducted by Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), The PGs also participated in Filaria Training Programme conducted in June 2017 for consecutive three days at the Regional Filaria centre. 6)Faculty member from this Department are awarded with International fellowship. 7)Faculty & Post graduate student of this department both received the best paper awards respectively in the 20th Joint State Conference of IPHA & IAPSM held at Vijayawada. 8)Student, guided by our faculty, was awarded Gold medal for UG best paper, and another student received the second best paper in the 21st Joint conference of the AP State chapter of IPHA & IAPSM held at GSL Medical College. Two of our Post graduate students were university toppers securing first & second positions in the MD Final examination held in the year 2014 & another Post graduate student stood second in the MD Final examination conducted by the NTR University of Health Sciences in the year 2016.





Dermatology, Venerology and Leprology department is headed by Dr.G.Raghurama Rao, an internationally reputed dermatologist. He is assisted by equally efficient two Associate Professors and two Assistant Professors. Dr.Raghurama Rao was awarded Dr.Ambady Oration for the year 2010 in the 38th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists Venerologists & Leprologists at Lucknow 2010. He was invited to write a chapter on Cutaneous Anthrax in the text book of tropical infectious Diseases 3rd Edition edited by Prof.David H Walker, Univeristy of Texas, Medical Branch U.S.A. He was invited to review article on “Genital Herpes co-infection, Epidemiology, clinical aspects and treatments” in the Open Infectious Disease Journal, Bentham Sciences by Editor-in-chief Dr.Sandro Ventro. He was invited for an Interview in SIIC by Prof.Rafael B.Castro. He was invited to deliver a guest lecture in the 2nd Quebec TGehrapeutics, Canada. He was invited to deliver a guest lecture in 2nd Chongqing International Clinical Neurosciences Forum & International Neuro Drug Conference, China. A special interview and an article in Dermatology Times, an international Medical Magazine U.S.A. He has more than fifty publications in National and International peer review journals.



A. Brief history of the Department:  The Department of ENT, GSL Medical College was established in the year of 2003.  Under Graduate courses started in the year of 2004.  No. of units – 2  Post Graduate, MS ENT started from 2011.  2011 – 1st M.S. ENT PG Seat.  2012 – One seat.  2013 – 2nd PG Seat.  2014 – 3rd PG Seat.  Number of Post Graduate seats admitted per year – 3.  ENT Department having well equipped Out Patients OP, Male & Female wards for In Patients.  Sufficient teaching faculty for Under Graduate & Post Graduate is present.  In each unit 30 beds (Male-20 & Female-10).  There is a section library with latest editions of important O R L books and Journals equally matched by a good collection of material of relevant academic importance in the central library.  The department possesses a wide variety of literature material in the central library.  There is a Seminar room with latest audiovisual setup.  There is a museum with specimens and charts. B. Specialized equipment &facilities for education and services:  Operating LEICA Microscope.  High speed micro drill in Operation Theater.  Flexible fibreoptic nasopharyngolaryngoscope /Bronchoscope.  Rigid Pediatric bronchoscopy set.  Microlaryngoscopy set.  FESS unit.  Microdebrider for sinus surgeries.  Digital mono & bipolar cautery.  Nerve stimulator / Monitor.  High definition digital camera with recording system.  OAE.  BERA.  Impedance Audiometer.  Pure tone audiometer.  Sound proof air-conditioned audiometry room  ENG Laboratory  Speech therapy facilities.  The following Specialty clinics and services present in OP. 1. Vertigo Clinic - Monday (2.00pm – 3.00pm) 2. Audiology &Hearing Clinic - Wednesday (2.00pm - 3.00pm) 3. Cancer Clinic - Friday (2.00pm- 3.00pm). C. Courses conducted:  CME Courses- Dr NTRUHS. D. Results of previous three years:  1st M.S. ENT PG passed at first attempt 2014  2nd M.S. ENT PG passed at first attempt 2015  Out of 2 PG M.S.ENT PGs One passed in 2016.  UG Results: More than 90% passed, many with distinction and first class. G. Publications:  Ajay K Yedlapalli, P Veeranjaneyulu, Krishna Santosh B, Haseena Md Mahajan A - LARYNGEAL TUBERCULOSIS: A RARE CASE REPORT.  P Veeranjaneyulu, Ajay K Yedlapalli,Krishna Santosh B, Amzad Khan, Rachana Ch. – RECURRENT NASOPHARYNGEAL ANGIOFIBROMA: ENDOSCOPIC EXCISION.  P Veeranjaneyulu, Ajay K Yedlapalli, Ananth Ch – EXTRANASOPHARYAGEAL ANGIOFIBROMA OF MAXILLARY SINUS: A RARE ENTITY. Research:  Project-1: DEAFNESS IN SCHOOL CHILDREN – CAUSES – A STUDY  Project-2: PRECANCEROUS LESION OF THE ORAL CAVITY IN RURAL POPULATION – HABITS – A STUDY. H. Achievements of awards &Honours:  Dr P.Veeranjaneyulu, Professor and Head of the department of ENT and Head and Neck surgery conducted AOI APCON 2016, as organizing chairman, at RMC Auditorium Kakinada (2nd,3rd,4th of Sep 2016).  Dr Ananth Chintapalli (PG – 2014 batch) secured the gold medal for the best “Temporal Bone Dissection”, in successive state conferences, i.e. in 34th AOIAPCON 2015 and in 35th AOIAPCON 2016.  Dr P. Kameswari Devi (PG – 2014) secured the gold medal in “PG Quiz” competition in 35th state ENT conference, AOIAPCON 2016.  Dr M. Pratyusha (PG – 2015) secured the gold medal for the best paper presentation – “A case of inverted palpilloma of the nasal cavity” in 35th state ENT conference, AOIAPCON 2016.


Forensic Medicine

This department was planned and constructed as per the norms of MCI. (A) Building: Demonstration rooms -2, and Practical Hall -1 Museum - 1 X-ray department facility shared with hospital. Causality. Mortuary Block along with cold storage. Laboratory Room - 1 Library cum seminar Room - 1 Research laboratory Room - 1 Office accommodation Room - 1 (B) Facilities: Books in department Library ---- 94 Journals ---- 06 Charts ----- 75 Slides ----- 06 Photos ----- 175 Models ----- 05 Weapons ----- 95 Fire arms ----- 05 Exhibits ----- 42 Poisons ----- 100 Specimens ----- Mounted – 42 Un Mounted ---- 40 Catalogues for students. ---- 20 & the necessary teaching equipments. Teaching aids: OHP, Computer Common teaching A.C. Lecture Gallery – II with L.C.D. and system is shared with other departments. (C) Reasearch: Estimation of choline esterase levels in treating the alleged cases of insecticide poisoning – clinical aspects. Incidents and study of cases of snake bite poisoning Clinical study and reconstruction of the road traffic accidents by examining the injured persons . Clinical study of Thermal injuries. (D) Curriculum: Teaching of U.G. students as per syllabus of MCI norms (E) AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS: Torture and its sequalae. Study of suicide cases in and around Rajanagaram. (F) Academic Activities: Teaching and training of MBBS students. Participating and conducting CME, seminars, group discussions and workshops. Integrating Teaching.


General Medicine

Department of medicine is a major department of GSL. It has important functions of indoor and outdoor patient care, teaching of undergraduate students, medical research & health education of masses. Undergraduate education was started in 2002. Since its establishment in 2002 it has been training medical students and has thus produced excellent medical care givers for the country. Mission To encourage development of an attitude of compassion and empathy for human suffering, to create an academic atmosphere conducive to assimilation of scientific knowledge, and to encourage logical application of the knowledge to ameliorate the suffering of society. Department Highlights The department is well equipped with teaching &learning resources as per the guidelines of Medical Council of India for undergraduate course that is being conducted. We are placed at spacious OPD complex on the ground floor. There are consultation rooms for individual faculties, seminar rooms, departmental museum, research lab and a well stocked departmental library. Teaching and learning experience is enhanced with the help of teaching aids like OHP & LCD projector. The department houses Museum for undergraduate training with specimens, charts, booklets, models etc. classified as per the sections in Medicine. We have a departmental library .It is updated with latest edition of books as and when published. We have a well equipped departmental research lab with internet facility and the equipments kept are used for research purposes. The department is having 190 beded male/female medicine wards (good number of outdoor & indoor of patients flow (80% to 85% bed occupancy) for training and research. The college has well established critical care units as a part of Medicine department. These critical care units are equipped with ultramodern multi-para monitors, ventilators, ABG-analyzers ,temporary-pace makers & haemodialysers.The Department has high-tech diagnostic facilities in non invasive cardiology like 2D-ECHO, TMT-stress ECG, Holter (24 hour ECG )and Ambulatory BP monitor .We have state of the art flexible Fibro-optic Bronchoscope & computerized PFT machine for diagnosis of respiratory disorders. We also provide diagnostic services in field of neurology with a computerized EEG machine. Extensional activities in last 5 years Mini and multidiagnostic medical camps are held on regular basis. Health education and free consultation facilities are provided to the villagers. Research Activities The department of General Medicine is actively encouraging research work actively participating in CME’s and Conferences. In addition to research in local areas which are undertaken by faculty and undergraduate students are also encouraged to conduct ICMR projects. Thrust Area Tropical diseases Local medical problems like snakebites Organophosphorus poisoning Rheumatic heart diseases Pulmonary tuberculosis Nutritional Anaemia. Medical emergencies in obstetrics Training undergraduate students for ICMR scholarships Sr.Residents actively participate in weekly seminars and participating in state of national conferences under the API (Associations of Physicians of India) Asst.Professors, Assoc.Professors and Professors along with Sr.Resident are participating in state and national conferences of API – presenting free papers for the conferences Some faculty members participated in National & International Conference of Medical Education Many faculty members are actively participating in the activities of ME cell (Medical Education Cell) of GSLMC. All the faculty members are participating in the academic sessions of the Academy of Medical Sciences, GSL Medical College. Same of the faculty members and Sr.Residents are actively participating CME’s conducted by IMA, Rajahmundry branch and critical care society, Rajahmundry branch. Future plans To start P.G. Course in General Medicine Guest lecturers from various institutes to get both UG’s more conversant with resent advances in Medicine. To nurture spirit of inquiry and scientific temper by promoting research & Publication to connect with emerging trends. Comprehensive appropriate, Innovative, need based teaching, learning and evaluation programs that Include student centered, problem based, Community oriented Clinical, Laboratory & project based modules. Emphasis on continual improvement & spirit of lifelong learning through regular Faculty Development Programs. (For e.g. clinical meetings, medical audits, Guest lectures, national & international workshops and Conferences within the campus and through deputation to other Colleges & Universities.)


General Surgery

Vision & Mission

This department aims to provide proper direction, requisite training and the correct attitude to all those who have taken upon themselves the onus of tending to the sick and wounded in various types of calamities including accidents. Impress upon them the enormous responsibility that is consequent of the patient, rural & urban, consenting to go under one’s knife. It also strives to provide an intellectually stimulating environment to motivate and inspire students of surgery at all levels in their quest for knowledge and to enable them to realize their potential to the fullest extent, and serve the community with holistic approach also.

Departmental Activity

Department is actively involved in teaching, patient care, research, CME organisation. Eminent dignitaries have visited the institution and surgery department.

Operation theatres:

6 Major, 1 Septic and 1 Minor. (Total- 8) Surgery operation theatre has digital video camera for recording of operations and students can see them live. This prevents unnecessary crowding in operating room. These recording are then edited and kept in ECMC & departmental library for teaching

Faculty Profile

Department of surgery has qualified, experienced and dedicated, fulltime faculty in full strength. They all are staying in the campus and hence are available to students and patients 24/7. The faculty is engaged in teaching, research, patient care, act as "Mentors", and participate in cocurricular and extracurricular activities such as annual social gathering. Faculty has presented research of high standard at National and state level.



a. Brief history of the department:

The department of microbiology, GSL Medical College was started by Prof. Suguna Hemachander along with the inception of this institution in the year 2002.

b. Mission, vision and objectives:

The vision was to establish academic and research activities in the field of medical microbiology with the best possible standards. Since then the department Central laboratory is providing services to OP and IP patients unconditionally. The department trains MBBS, BDS and MD students besides providing training to a number of paramedical students. The faculty is qualified and well experienced as per MCI norms.