Thanjavur Medical College


Thanjavur Medical College was established in 1958 and the first batch of students joined the college in 1962. The medical college is one of the esteemed medical colleges in Tamil Nadu that offers a number of courses including MBBS and many other degree courses pertaining to Medicine. Dr S Balakrishnan is the Dean of the medical college, as well as of the hospitals undertaken by Thanjavur Medical College.

Thanjavur Medical College offers a number of degree, diploma and para medical courses. Some of the courses available at Thanjavur Medical College include:

Degree Courses -


  • MD General Medicine
  • MD Pathology
  • MD Obstetrics
  • MD Paediatrics
  • MD Biochemistry
  • MD Anesthesiology
  • MD Gynecology
  • MS General Surgery
  • MS Anatomy

Diploma Courses -


  • Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (D.G.O.)
  • Diploma in Medicine and Radio Diagnosis (D.M.R.D.)
  • Diploma in Child Health (D.C.H.)
  • Diploma in Oto Rhino Laryngology (D.L.O.)
  • Diploma in Orthopaedics (D.Ortho.)
  • Diploma in Anesthesiology (D.A.)
  • Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
  • Diploma in Ophthalmology (D.O.)
  • Diploma in Psychiatric Medicine (D.P.M.)
  • Diploma in Dynamic Transient Current Delivery (DTCD)

Para Medical Courses -


  • Diploma in Nursing and Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S.)

M Ch Courses -


  • M Ch Plastic Surgery.

It is noteworthy that two hospitals in Thanjavur are attached to the medical college. The hospitals attached to Thanjavur Medical College are Government Raja Mirasdar Hospital and Thanjavur Medical College Hospital. These hospitals are among the topnotch hospitals in Thanjavur. They are known to provide the best medical and therapeutical services to the patients. In the year 2006-07, about 5864 major and 3747 minor surgeries took place in Thanjavur Medical College. The Raja Mirasdar Hospital also witnessed about 38065 surgeries in 2006-07.

Thanjavur Medical College



Affiliated to:
The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
Thanjavur Medical College
Thanjavur - 613004
Tamil Nadu
Phone: (4362) 240851 , 240951 , 240124

Last Updated on 06 December 2011