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 Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) Puducherry, managed by Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Trust.
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 are 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.
Approval accorded by the then Medical Council of India (presently denoted by the National Medical Commission)
Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute has been approved by the Medical Council Of India, National Medical Commission, 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.
Deemed University Status
Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute,Chennai comes under the ambit of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV). SBV has been conferred the status of Deemed University by the apex commission, namely University Grants Commission(UGC) vide MHRD Notification No. F.10-22/2008(U.3CA) Dated 20-02-2009.
Mammoth Infrastucture Facilities
The Hospital, Medical College, Administrative block, hostels, 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 ensuring the 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 uninterrupted power supply. Our hospital provides round-the-clock Accident, Trauma, and Emergency Care services apart from in addition to routine services provided during working hours.
Emergency services including ambulances are assisted by a team of well-trained and experienced Medical and Paramedical professionals. These services are operated in order to rescue and transport critically ill patients.
Minor, Major, and advanced surgical procedures are performed in our five spacious and well-equipped operation theatres. CCTVs are provided in vantage areas at the operation theatres for enabling medical students to view various operative procedures from outside the operation theatres and facilities are also in place for answering questions posed by the students and interpretation/explanation offered by the surgeons.
The Hospital is endowed with the state-of-the-art 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 equipment is 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 at our Pathology Department. It is proposed to introduce a 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 support the hospital to maintain its services effectively. The Central Kitchen is well equipped and has impeccable hygiene ingrained. The food is hygienically prepared under the direct supervision of experienced Dieticians who are adept at the preparation of therapeutic diets.