Established as the cornerstone of the Trichy SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, the Department of Anesthesiology is functioning from 2008. With a fully dedicated faculty members and state of art equipments, the department caters its services to various other departments of the institution. Presently there are 14 fully functional operation theatres, a well-furnished library with 24 hour internet facility, a demo hall for students with 42 inch LED TVand a museum. The main strength of the department is the easy approachability of faculties for the UG students. The MBBS students who pursue a two week internship in Anesthesia department easily learns the art of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, perform various procedures like Venous Cannulation, Endotracheal Intubation and Lumbar Punctures. Many patients with high risk who have been rejected in outside hospitals have undergone surgeries successfully because of our well experienced faculties. With a clear objective of obtaining a good collaboration with other departments, the Anesthesia faculties are always available for service to their colleagues of other departments at any time of the day. The department is good at making valuable academic sessions and one major goal of the department is to conduct practically useful CME programs regularly. The whole department is excited to announce that they have obtained permission for admission of Post Graduate students from the academic year of 2020.
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We the department of Anesthesiology are catering services beyond the operation theatre like sedation for MRI & CT scans , mechanical ventilation management in ICU, management of poisoning cases and trauma cases in ICU, central venous cannulations in dialysis wards & burns ward and pain relief procedures for patients with chronic pain. Almost all kind of surgeries are performed including General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Urology, Plastic Surgery, Dental Surgery, Neurosurgery and Cardiovascular Surgery. Presently there are 20 faculties in the department with 3 Professors, 2 Associate Professors, 6 Assistant Professors, 4 Senior Residents and 5 Junior Residents. Regular academic classes for 7th semester MBBS students are taken. The MBBS students return back in 8th or 9th semester for a two week clinical posting during which they observe the practical aspects of Anesthesia procedures. The CRRIs are given full hands on training of various Anesthesia procedures during their two week internship in Anesthesia. Regular training programs are held to teach Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation to various healthcare workers. The department takes pride for having hosted the South Zone ISA Conference in August 2017. All the faculties of the department thus stand united to uplift the medical field and the institution.