Silchar Medical College Hospital

The Silchar Medical College and Hospital was established in the year 1968. Since its inception, the SMC Hospital is rendering its yeomen’s services to the suffering community of the entire southern part of Assam and its neighbouring states. In the year 1971, the Civil Hospital of Silchar, situated in the heart of the city about 6 kms away from the permanent college building, was taken over as the teaching hospital of the Silchar Medical College. Thereafter, in 1977-78, the main hospital building complex at its permanent site was commissioned.

The huge three-storied hospital building houses the following departments including their out-patient departments (O.P.D.), wards, operation theatres, X-Rays, Laboratory facilities etc.:

  1. Casualty Department
  2. Various O.P.D.s
  3. Obstetrics & Gynaecology Dept.
  4. Medicine Dept.
  5. Radiology Dept.
  6. E.N.T. Dept.
  7. Ophthalmology Dept.
  8. Orthopaedic Dept.
  9. General Surgery Dept.
  10. Paediatrics Dept.
  11. Cardiology Dept.
  12. Dermatology Dept.
  13. Psychhiatry Dept.
  14. Clinical Pathology Dept.
  15. Blood Bank

There is another separate three-storied block for the Dept. of Pathology and Microbiology. The Microbiology dept. will be shifted to its permanent building as soon as it is commissioned.

The departments of Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases as well as the isolation wards are situated in separate buildings within the college campus a little away from the main hospital building.

The Central Library of the college is presently housed in the ground floor of the main hospital building. It is proposed to be shifted to its permanent site in the first and

Total Hospital Beds

Presently the hospital is having 806 beds in total. The distribution of beds is as follows:    

Medicine and Allied Specialities
Discipline No. Of Beds
General Medicine 130
Cardiology 22
Psychiatry 30
Dermatology 16
Paediatrics 60
General Isolation 26
Tuberculosis 40
Total 324



Surgery and Allied Specialities
Discipline No. Of Beds
General Surgery 130
Ophthalmology 40
E.N.T. 46
Isolation Tetanus 4
Rabies 2



Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Discipline No. Of Beds
Obstetrics & Gynaecology 70



Others:
Discipline No. Of Beds
Casualty 16
I.C.U. 6
I.C.C.U 6
Paying Cabins 24
Sick Room 4
RICU 3
NICU 8
ITU 5
Total 78



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