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Department of General Medicine

Kurnool Medical College was started in the year 1956. The birth of the Department of Medicine took place along with other basic departments in the year 1956.

To start with Paediatric ward also was a part of General Medicine department. The first HOD of the Medicine including Paediatrics was Padmabhushan Dr. Sripada Pinakapani who took over as HOD on 26th January 1957. In due course Paediatrics was created as separate department under Dr. Lingam Krishnaiah in the year 1958. II unit of the Medicine Department was started in the year 1958, III unit was added in the year 1959, IV unit was started in the year 1965. V and VI units were added to the department in the year 1997.

The Post Graduate Courses in Medicine started in the year 1962. The first batch of Post Graduate students Dr. Swaminath & Dr. P. sivaramaiah took their degrees in 1964. The Post Graduate alumni brought name and fame to the department in particular and to Kurnool Medical College in general by being accepted as Heads of Departments at National and International level. Number of post graduates have done various Super Specialities and are serving in reputed institutions in very important positions.

In due course Super speciality wings were started in the following order which were branched off from General Medicine, Cardiology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Endocrinology

Though the Department lost its glamour after getting branched off to various sub-specialities, the department is extending great services and expending in various directions.


Increase in number of units thereby to serve the needs of more patients
Teaching undergraduate students
Catering to the needs of increased number of Post Graduates and training them to become future physicians to serve the society.

The Department at present under the guidance of Dr. K.N. Sudha Ramana, MD, DM boasts itself by conducting regular internet journal clubs and seminars, the first of its kind in Kurnool Medical College and the Department is unique in having a CD library. Presently the Head of the Department is showing interest and planning to upgrade Acute Medical Care, Intermediate Medical Care units. And she is very much interested in creating a full fledged Critical Care unit and establishing 24 hour Bio-chemical and General Lab, to Serve the needs of patients. And the Department is also coordinating with Anaesthesia Department to serve the needs of patients in Critical Care unit. New ward for MV to MVI are also planned. All female Medical ward is also planned.

To give a birds eye view regarding under whose guidance the Department has proressed and attained the present state:

1      Dr. S. Pinakapani      Jan. 1957 - 1968
2      Dr. K. Kodanda Ramaiah      Apr. 1968 - Dec. 1968
3      Dr. K.B. Krishna Mohan      Jan. 1969 - June 1974
     Nov. 1975 - Feb. 1983
4      Dr. C. Mallikarjuna Rao      July 1974 - Nov. 1975
5      Dr. N. Ramachandra Rao      Feb. 1983 - Sept. 1988
6      Dr. MD. Ghouse      Oct. 1988 - June 1990
7      Dr. D.E. Krishna Murthy      uly 1990 - June 1993
8      Dr. P.B.N. Sarma      July 1993 - July 1994
9      Dr. S.A. Sattar      Aug. 1994 - Feb. 1998
10      Dr. G. Venkataswamy      Mar. 1998 - June 2000
11      Dr. K.S. Thirumalachari      July 2000 - Aug. 2001
12      Dr. Y. Bhaskar      Sept. 2001 - Jun. 2002
13      Dr. B. Ramachandra Reddy      July 2002 - Nov. 2006
14      Dr. K.N. Sudha Ramana      Dec. 2006 onwards

Department Faculty List-2014

S.No Name Qualifications Designation Join Date
1

Dr.P.SUDHAKAR

PROFESSOR & HOD

MD(Gen.Medicine)

09-08-2008

2

Dr.S.CHANDRASEKHAR

PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

24-02-2011

3

Dr.M.RANGANATH

PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

27-02-2011

4

Dr.P.RAJASEKHAR

PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

26-02-2011

5

Dr.K.M.IQBAL HUSSAIN

PROFESSOR I/C

MD(Gen.Medicine)

20-10-2012

6

Dr.D.SREERAMULU

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

24-08-2012

7

Dr.S.LAKSHMI

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

24-08-2012

8

Dr.K.SREEKANTH

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

31-07-2012

9

Dr.K.VIDYASAGAR

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

01-09-2013

10

Dr.P.S.USHA RANI

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

30-01-2006

11

Dr.S.M.S.QUERISHI

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

13-11-2006

12

Dr.P.RAVIKALADHAR REDDY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

13-08-2008

13

Dr.P.RAMA RAO

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

23-08-2008

14

Dr.B.C.M.PULLAIAH

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

16-03-2009

15

Dr.P.C.VASANTHA RAO

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

11-03-2010

16

Dr.K.MANORAJU

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

10-09-2012

17

Dr.S.V.KESHAVANATH

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

12-09-2012

18

Dr.D.SRINIVASULU

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

14-09-2012

19

Dr.N.B.INDIRA

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

21-11-2012

20

Dr.SHAIK.SYFULLA SHARIFF

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

24-09-2014 

21

Dr.K.SOMAPPA

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

26-09-2014

22

Dr.V.BLESSY MANOHAR

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MD(Gen.Medicine)

01-11-2014




 
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