Dr P. Rajanna started the Department of Anesthesiology more than two decades back in 1988, at a small operating room at the outpatient complex of PSG Hospitals that functioned on Avinashi road. This is the branch of medicine that enables … Continue reading


The Department of Anatomy started in 1984 has been there since the inception of the college. Anatomy is an essential component of all undergraduate medicine programs in PSG Medical College. It is a one year course and forms a part … Continue reading


Dr Yegna Narayana Iyer was the first head of Biochemistry. The clinical laboratory of the Department of Biochemistry works 24×7 to provide timely and reliable reports on a wide range of biochemical parameters. The results are reviewed by highly experienced … Continue reading


PSG Hospitals’ maiden foray into specialties began on November 3, 1994, when the Department of Cardiology started functioning. The then fledgling department had just basic facilities. Over the next two decades, a large number of major procedures have been done, … Continue reading

Cardiothoracic Surgery

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, started in 2000 by Dr K. Varadharaj, was established with a cardiothoracic intensive therapy unit and an operating room capable of performing open heart procedures for packages as low as 65,000 rupees. It has steadily … Continue reading

Central Sterile Supply

The Central Sterile Supply Department of PSG Hospitals processes, sterilises and distributes medical supplies and equipment to all departments, including wards, outpatient clinics, operation theatres, haemodialysis centre and other special units. The department is headed by a Microbiologist and is … Continue reading

Community Medicine

The Department is committed in providing the environment and resources to support excellence in Community Orientation and develop Primary care, Communication and Community-based Research Skills for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students through large community based projects. As a member of … Continue reading

Coronary Care Unit

Coronary Care Unit The Coronary Care Unit (CCU) at PSG Hospitals aims to provide high quality assessment, investigation and treatment of adult patients with acute cardiovascular disorder The staff of the Coronary Care Unit aim to maintain or improve the … Continue reading

Critical Care Medicine

The Department of Critical Care Medicine of PSG Hospitals has arguably the most spacious Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) in the region. Intensive care is the bedrock of the department which was established in 2009. This 21-bed intensive care unit … Continue reading


If you believe that a smile is a curve that sets everything straight, then providing comprehensive and quality dental care at an affordable price is a cause worth pursuing. And that is what the eight dental surgery specialists of PSG … Continue reading


Dedicated to research and patient care related to skin diseases, the Department of Dermatology was founded in 1989, the same year the PSG Hospitals was established. Its founding Head of the Department was Dr Sumitra, who laid the roadmap for … Continue reading


“Diets, like clothes, should be tailored to you.” PSG Hospitals hasn’t hesitated to recognise the vital role of such a department. It has set up a multi-faceted Dietary Department that offers therapeutic diets prescribed by the physicians of the hospital. … Continue reading

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine is a field offering immediate diagnosis and management of patients in critical and traumatic conditions The department of emergency medicine, then headed by Dr S.Sundarakumar was started in 2003. More than 12 services including pre-hospital care, medical and … Continue reading


The department of Endocrinology at PSG Hospitals, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones, including hypertension or high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol, started functioning from February 16, 2013. At the time of its … Continue reading

ENT (Oto Rhino Laryngology)

PSG Hospitals started the department of Ear, Nose & Throat in 1989. Today, the six specialists of the unit, led by Dr George Zacharias, Professor and Head of the Department, continue the good work done by their predecessors like Professor … Continue reading

Forensic Medicine & Toxicology.

Forensic Medicine is the application of Medical knowledge pertaining to matters of law. Forensic medicine provides the required expertise to provide medico-legal certificates and concrete evidence in the court of law. Those who are involved in Forensic Medicine & Toxicology … Continue reading


The department started in 1999 with a lone consultant, Dr L. Venkatakrishnan, who is the Head of the Department at present. The faculty strength increased to two when Dr J. Krishnaveni joined in the year 2002. Now it has four … Continue reading

General Medicine

At the time of its inception in March 1987, the Department of General Medicine functioned from a single room, which handled outpatients at Avinashi Road, and had just one faculty member. Prof. Dr Sheshanarayanan G.V. was the first HOD. It … Continue reading

General Surgery

The Department of Surgery was started by Prof Mohan Kumar in January 1987, when the first batch of MBBS students of the PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research began their clinical training. With only outpatient facility available, patients were … Continue reading

Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery & Liver Transplant

This is one of the new departments in PSG Hospitals, which was established as recently as June 1, 2013. It is the first of its kind in Coimbatore. The department has three surgeons, Dr Gursharan Singh, Dr Joseph and Dr … Continue reading

Information Technology

In today’s world of technology, no industry or establishment can make progress fast enough without the help of advanced information technology. PSG Hospitals too is no exception. The Department of Information Technology PSG Hospitals, started its journey in 1996 with … Continue reading

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Intensive Care Unit Quality Assurance Parameters Daily data collection and quarterly analysis with regard to number of admission, duration of stay incidence of Nosocomial infection, type of organisms, bed sore etc., are done and analyzed. We along with microbiology department … Continue reading

Medical Education

Medical Education Training Department facilitates professional development and excellence by actively promoting continuous education using innovative and effective educational techniques.The major role of the department in teaching is to help equip the faculty with the necessary abilities to undertake effectively … Continue reading


The Department of Microbiology is well equipped to diagnose most of the infectious diseases prevalent in society. It offers diagnostic services to the hospital and also carries out bacteriological analysis of water, operation theatre sterility checks, in house disinfectant testing … Continue reading


PSG Hospitals established the Department of Nephrology in 1992. In the beginning, it was run by Dr K. Jayachandran, who was helped by Assistant Professor Dr. G.A. Suresh. From such a modest start, the unit has come a long way … Continue reading


Our nervous system is complex and sophisticated. It coordinates and regulates all functions of the body through the brain, the spinal cord, neural elements like eyes, ears and skin, and other sensory receptors. Started in the year 1996 the Department … Continue reading


The department was started in 1994 by Dr U.S. Srinivasan and is now headed by Dr P.R.Rajkumar. It performs more than 500 major procedures a year, including microneurosurgeries. At present, the department offers hi-tech neurosurgery, including management of head injury, … Continue reading


When PSG Hospitals was started in 1989, there were only five staff nurses in the outpatient department. As the hospital opened wards and the flow of inpatients increased, more staff nurses and nursing assistants were recruited. Initially, they were controlled … Continue reading

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

The first head of the department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology was Dr Shantha Devi. A group of obstetric specialists run clinic for pregnant women every day and provides all facilities for investigations under one roof. As the department that deals … Continue reading


The Medical Oncology Department, which deals with the treatment of cancer, was started in the year 2000 by Dr K.B. Akila, later Dr Bharath Rangarajan also contributed to its growth. Now it has two outpatient department rooms, two Oncologists and … Continue reading


PSG Hospitals started its Department of Ophthalmology in the year 1989 under the stewardship of Dr T. Ramamoorthy, who was its Head of Department for two years. Initially outpatient services alone were offered. A team of qualified consultants now ensure … Continue reading

Orthopaedics & Trauma

The Department of Orthopaedics was started in 1987 by Prof. M.V. Daniel, as a single unit. Dr. James Gnanadoss & Dr. Jayakumar helped in expanding its scope. Today, the department, headed by Professor B.K. Dinakar Rai, has 15 surgeons and … Continue reading

Paediatric Surgery

Paediatric surgery is one of the super-speciality units that slowly evolved from the Department of General Surgery at PSG Hospitals. Its first surgery was in 1992 when Dr Ravikumar, a visiting Professor, removed a spleen from a child to treat … Continue reading


The Department of Paediatrics started in 1988 with one Assistant Professor and a Tutor. A year later, Dr Ramachandran became the Head of the Department. The current Professor and Head of the Department Dr John Matthai took charge in 1996. … Continue reading


The Department of Pathology was started in 1986 by Dr. M Balaraman Nair, a renowned pathologist and teacher. It is now headed by Dr. Prasanna N Kumar and is the largest department in PSG Medical College. Post graduation in Pathology … Continue reading


Pharmacology is the scientific study of the effects of drugs and chemicals on living organisms. The Department of Pharmacology since its inception is an integral part of the college and Hospital with deep commitment to undergraduate, post graduate education and … Continue reading

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

This speciality branch deals with the process of improving the functional abilities of patients with physical disabilities, injuries etc. The birth of PSG Hospitals’ Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation can be traced to a notification issued by the Medical … Continue reading


Physiology is the study of the functions of the body. Each course in the curriculum emphasizes an integrated study of human physiology. A strong emphasis is being placed on teaching, and the academic staff is dedicated and experienced in their … Continue reading

Plastic Surgery

The Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery started functioning as a separate department from 1999.The Department of Plastic Surgery has the expertise and the infrastructure to deal with all problems from head to foot in this field. The Plastic Surgery … Continue reading

Psychiatry Medicine

The study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental disorders is known as psychiatry, a word coined by German physician Johann Christian Reil. Literally, it means medical treatment of the soul. The Department of Psychiatry was established in 1992 by Dr … Continue reading

Pulmonary Medicine

Institute of Pulmonary Medicine has State-of-the-Art Technology and established with the mission of providing ethical & scientific health care to the patients. This is comprehensive institute with all capabilities to take care of all the dimensions of Respiratory problems. This is … Continue reading

Radiodiagnosis & Imaging

The rapid strides in technology have had an impact in all departments in the hospital, with the single biggest beneficiary being the Department of Radiology. Detection being a key function of this department, technological upgradation is of vital importance. The … Continue reading

Respiratory Medicine

The Department of Respiratory Medicine had a humble beginning in 1993 with Dr Jayakrishnan at its helm. After five years, the unit expanded with the addition of two more faculty members. During its early days, it had limited equipment for … Continue reading


The Department of Urology’s inpatient as well as outpatient treatment began as another super-speciality service of the PSG Hospitals in 1997. Dr R. Palaniswamy was its founding Head of the Department, who went on to guide the department’s evolution for … Continue reading

Yoga & Naturopathy

All modern day health care facilities have recognized the importance of yoga and naturopathy and PSG Hospitals is no exception. The department’s yoga therapy programmes are designed based on scientifically proven methods. The department teaches asanas, or body positions associated … Continue reading