::Departments : Clinical : ANAESTHESIOLOGY
            The department of Anesthesiology- Government Villupuram Medical College, started  functioning from July 2010. 24 hrs residential duty was implemented  from August 2010. The staff pattern  at present is as follows: 
Professor 1
Associate Professor 2
Assistant Professor 3
Senior Resident    8
No. of Operation theatres        - 10
                                    Major      - 08
                                    Minor      - 02
No. of operating tables                - 17
           We have two operation theatres for  General Surgery, one each for ENT, Ophthal,  Ortho,OG and Family Planning.  We also have speciality operation theatres for Neuro Surgery, Urology,  Paediatric surgery and Endoscopy. We have one Emergency operation  theatre, one septic operation theatre and 2 minor operation theatres, which function throughout the day.  Our department runs  central assessment clinic and   pain clinic. Duty anaesthesiologist attends to calls from IMCU, ICCU, SICU, NICU, PICU, Casualty and Emergency ward for CPR, intubation and ventilatory support.   There is a manifold room and Central Sterilization Supply Department (CSSD) which function 24 hrs.


The number of surgical cases have increased for the past 2 years as shown below
2011 128 788 2783 3699
2012 296 3257 4898 8451
2013 480 5249 6772 12501
2014 639 5219 5910 12568


Special Techniques
Ultrasound-guided nerve blocks
Fibre-optic intubation
Academic activities held in the department
Participation and clinical cases presentation in clinical society  meeting every 3 months.
Journal Clubs conducted twice a month.
Participation in CME programmes in allied departments
Special Clinic   -   Pain clinic 
Liquid Oxygen Plant to be set up in near future.

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