Stanley Medical College, Tamil Nadu was founded in 1938, while its original hospital is more than 200 years old. It is considered as the one of the best state-owned college in the field of medical in the country. The government medical college was placed on rank 9th by NDTV on the ranking of best medical colleges in the country. Late. Dr. T. Thomas, India’s first cardio-thoracic surgeon did his training at Stanley Medical College. The government hospital associated to the college has 1280 beds for in-patient treatment and has an out-patient attendance of more than 5000 patients daily.
Facts and figures of Stanley Medical College, Tamil Nadu
Government of Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University
ISO 9001 certified
Number of Beds
1500 students capacity
2900 international medical journals
All medical laboratories
How to reach
2 Kilometer distance from Washermenpet Railway Station
Why choose Stanley Medical College, Tamil Nadu?
Among best medical study and research centre- Stanley Medical College in Tamil Nadu is among the best medical study and research centres in the country. It is the first medical college in the state to receive 250 MBBS seats in 2013. The medical college has an eight story surgical complex to perform 40 surgeries simultaneously.
Notable faculty and alumni - Some of the notable faculty and alumni of the college include Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy (founder of Aravind Eye Hospitals), Professor Ramaswami Venkataswamy (founder of rehabilitation of hand and department of plastic surgery at college), and Dr. Prathap C. Reddy (founder of Apollo Hospitals). The department of surgical gastroenterology at SMC college was the first in India to operate a successful liver transplant.