GOVT DOON MEDICAL COLLEGE, DEHRADUN
Govt Doon Medical College is dedicated to improve the general health and well being of the citizens of Uttrakhand and to provide holistic patient care to the last patient in the queue who are coming ot only from the near by areas of Dehradun but also from far flung areas of the state. Govt Doon Medical is an upcoming centre of excellence for medical education as well as patient care and aims to achieve highest standards in education, research and patient care.
The Govt Doon Medical College, is located in Patel Nagar in Dehrakhas area. It is about 4.5 Km from clock Tower.
Principal and Dean: Dr. Ashutosh Sayana, M.S. (Surgery)
Medical Superintendent: Dr. K.K. Tamta, M.S. (Surgery)
Web Site: www.doonmedical.com
The hilly state of northern India, Uttarakhand has a distinct geography, socio-economic, cultural heritage and different health seeking behavior. To carter to the health needs of the people of the state, often living in remote hilly areas and to promote the medical education of state, Government of Uttarakhand planned to establish a Government Medical College at Dehradun along with two more medical colleges in pipeline. The objective of creating a Government Medical College is to provide cost effective health services to the entire Garhwal region of Himalayas specially the tribal and disadvantage area of the region. As Dehradun is the gateway of the whole Garhwal region of Uttarakhand and as it receives patients from all the seven districts of the region, a government medical college in Dehradun will not only help the population in the region to have access for quality health care in a subsidized pattern but will also help in rendering quality medical health services for the tribal and backward population of the region. It will produce quality medical professionals, which will help in reducing the gap of trained medical manpower required in the state. The medical college will also promote research and training in the mid and upper Himalayan regions specially related to health care and disaster mitigation.
The medical college is situated in two pieces of land, 11.58 acres in Dehrakhas and another in Central Dehradun The construction of administrative block, Lecture theaters, Central Library, Department of Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Community has been completed. Constructions of Accommodation for the Faculty and students are in full swing.
The teaching hospital, Govt. Doon Medical College Hospital, Dehradun, was established in 1935. Earlier it was named ‘Doon Hospital” and has been known for being the largest Govt. Hospital in the state serving on an average more than 2000 outdoor patients every day. It is a fully functional hospital having more than 300 beds, having Central Laboratory, ICU, Emergency, Modern OT’S, MRI, CT Scan, Color Doppler and full strength of specialists staff is available in this state of art hospital.
NUMBER OF BEDS, DOCTORS, NURSES, ETC
The hospital has about 410 beds (including the Emergency and Private Wards)
ENQUIRY AND INFORMATION ABOUT COLLEGE & HOSPITAL:
College office: 0135-2726020, 0135-2726021
MS office: 0135-2711346
Mr KL Gautam PRO: 8449050550
Mr Mahendra Bhandari PRO: 7017383897
Reception and Emergency wards have a help desk for the patients and attendants.
RIGHT TO INFORMATION
Officer in charge: Dr. Anant Narayan Sinha, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
Appellant Authority: Principal, Govt Doon Medical College, Dehradun