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General Surgery

Academics
1. Teaching takes place in the form of didactic lectures, each batch of students are handled by one unit chief and his team according to a timetable 
2. Students get to witness various surgical procedures in the 4 theaters allotted for our department
3. There is a fully fledged skills lab for student teaching and training 
4. An internal assessment clinical and theory test is conducted during every posting period for the undergraduates, a monthly theory test is conducted for the post graduates
 5. Eminent senior surgeons (Prof CMK Reddy and Prof Sivadavamani) are invited as visiting faculty for both UG and PG classes once in a month
 6. Integrated teaching for ug students 
7. Case sheets written in the record books are corrected and kept in the department, interns and postgraduates maintain a log book which is signed every month end by the respective faculty. 
8. Students are divided into small groups and posted in all 8 units for Clinical demonstrations and case discussions 
9. Fully fledged Surgical Skills Lab is set up with suturing boards and endo trainers for both Pgs and faculty training 
10. Wards are equipped with classrooms, demonstration rooms and treatment rooms 
11. Surgical forum: Pgs/ interns present interesting & challenging cases & the best student & the participants rewarded with surgery related books 
12. All interns in every batch posted were sent to Ethicon Institute for certified course of Basic suturing skills 
13. All first year Pgs were sent to Ethicon Institute for certified course of Basic & advanced suturing skills 
14. All 2nd year Pgs were sent to Ethicon Institute for certified course of Basic Laparoscopic skills

We have to take the clinical classes for the following batches,
1. 3rd to 9th semesters (MBBS) 
2. 3rd year BDS
3. 3rd year BPT
4. B.Sc Nursing 
5. M.Sc bioinformatics

The Annual intake of General Surgery Post Graduates is 16 (MS General Surgery) per year.
They have Surgical Pathology, General clinics, Journal Club, Symposium, Surgical forum, surgery Radiology for every month once.
The ‘chalk and talk’ module and the surgical anatomy sessions have been included as a part of the PG teaching schedule