Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute at Chennai, has been acclaimed as one of the best places for a student to pursue his/her dream career in the field of Medicine. Here students have the opportunity to learn and grow in a safe, caring and charming environment. This medical college is under the ambit of the Prestigious Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemedto be Univeristy) Puducherry, managed by the renowned Sri Balaji Educational and Charitable Public Trust, at Pondicherry.
Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & RI is located at Ammapettai, on Tiruporur Guduvancherry Main Road, 45 kms from Chennai Central Railway station, and 28 kms from the Chennai International Airport. It is well connected to the Chennai Metropolitan City by the Rajiv Gandhi Salai(OMR-IT corridor) which extends upto the famous Rock cave temple town of Mahabalipuram.
The natural charm and beauty of the campus is to be seen to believe it. Fascinatingly situated amidst the sprawling, serene and lush green environment of 135 acres of mother Nature with rugged hills in the backdrop, the campus is an ideal yet enjoyable learning Eden for students.
Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute has been approved by the Medical Council Of India, New Delhi & Govt. of Tamilnadu for conducting MBBS course with an intake of 150 students from the academic year 2008-09 vide Ministry's LOP, No.F.No.12012 /498/2007-ME(P.I.I) Dt.17-09-08.
Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute,Chennai comes under the ambit of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, enjoying the prestigious Deemed University Status as its legendary parent institution, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry, By MHRD Notification No. F.10-22/2008(U.3CA) Dated 20-02-2009.
The Hospital, Medical College, Administrative block, Boys Hostel,Girls Hostel,Nurses Quarters, Staff Quarters, Club Centre, Swimming Pool, Guest House are situated within the campus that includes a vast area of over 15,00,000 Sq.ft.
Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute offers excellent infrastructural facilities with a well planned 700 bedded hospital.Architecturally innovative facilities are provided for safety and comfort of the patients and their visitors. The campus is located in a well landscaped serene environment to give an aesthetic look. The hospital has an adequate potable water supply and its own Electrical sub-station besides having jumbo generators for un-interrupted power supply. Our hospital provides round the clock Accident, Trauma, and Emergency Care services apart from routine services during working hours.
Emergency ambulance services, which are assisted by a team of well-trained and experienced Medical and Paramedical professionals, are operated to rescue and transport of the critically ill patients.
Minor, Major and advanced surgical procedures are performed in our five spacious well equipped operation theatres. CCTVs are provided in the operation theatres for medical students to view various operative procedures from outside the operation theatres and facilities provided for answering questions for the students and interpretations by the concerned surgeons.
The Hospital is endowed with latest equipments and modern gadgets including CT, & X-ray machines, Mobile X-ray units, Ultra sound machines, Ventilators, Foetal Monitors, ECG machines, Anesthesia & Diathermy machines. Other imported computerized equipments are installed in the Central Clinical Laboratory. Apart from routine investigations various other Immunological, Bacteriological (aerobic, anaerobic), Serological and Virological Investigations are done. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC), Cytology and Histo-pathological investigations are done by our Pathology Department. It is proposed to introduce fresh frozen biopsy procedure shortly. The Central Sterile Supplies Department caters to the need of the entire hospital.
The Central Workshop and its Bio-Medical Engineering wing supports the hospital to maintain its service effectively. The Central Kitchen is well equipped and has impeccable hygiene. And the food is hygienically prepared under the direct supervision of experienced Dietician.