Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences is a unit of Tadikela Subbaiah Trust (R), Shimoga, (Karnataka), India. The Trust formed in the year 2003 by Sri. T. Subbaramaiah,an agriculturist by calling, and a visionary, imbued with a zeal for taking education and research to regions that would remain seamless in their sweep and sway.
As the head of his family, Sri Subbaramaiah believed that even the longest journey begins with the first step. What then could be surer of foot than beginning it from one’s own family? Thus began the saga of the Tadikela Subbaiah Trust, formed under the Indian Trust Act, 1882 as a public, educational trust, and with Sri. T. Subbaramaiah, as the Author, founder-trustee and the Chairman of the Board. The Trust is closely held by the member-trustees, Dr. S. Nagendra, M.D., Dr. S. Srinivas, M.D., Dr.Lata R Telang, MBBS., DGO., Dr.VinayaKumari, MBBS., DCP., all of whom are practising and teaching doctors and belong to the highly venerated Subbaiah family. Since their induction on the Board, all the trustees are fervently applying their individual training and skills for strengthening medical education in the country, creating dedicated doctors, and, what is more, humanising medical services for the society.
Reputed for its high quality education and unconstrained learning facilities, students from all parts of India and from oversees gravitate to the College. The College offers courses leading to Medical, Nursing and Dental degrees, and is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science (RGUHS), Bangalore, and Government of India.
The Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences is called by name and style as ” SUBBAIAH MEDICAL COLLEGE “. Sprawled over a lush green area of 32 acres, the College is housed in several buildings, which stand over a total space of 12,00,000sq.ft. The Institute ownsa 700-bedded multi-specialty Hospitaland other ancillary medical amenities, as stipulated by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The Institute also has a well-equipped, hi-technology Research and Learning centre, which dove-tail into the post-graduate education programmes which are on the anvil.
Subbaiah hospital is fully functional with all facilities and advanced technology. Students are provided with adequate opportunities to interact with patients and gain first hand clinical experience. The hospital houses various departments, respective wards, Trauma and Emergency services which are available 24X7. Well-trained Casualty Medical Officers who are assisted by a number of senior and junior doctors are accessible to 12 Operation Theatres. The hospital has one of the best Radiology centers in Karnataka, having state-of-the-art MRI machine, Spiral CT Scanner, Mammography machine, High-Resolution Color Doppler, the latest Ultrasound machine and latest X-ray machines (800mA, 500mA, 300mA, 100mA, dental x-ray, mobile x-ray).
The state-of-the-art ICU is equipped with a central monitoring system, piped oxygen, suction and compressed air, ventilators, defibrillator and blood gas analyzer. For critical neonates requiring extra care, the hospital has a hi-tech fully equipped specialized NICU. The hospital is supported by Super Specialist doctors, employed to render expert opinion and treatment to needy patients. A state of the art Blood Bank has the competence to provide constituent components, mainly pack cells, platelets and FFP. For this the department has acquired sophisticated internationally branded instruments and equipment.
In order to provide Medical aid SMCH Hospitals, Health Centers and research centers have been attached to the colleges which are working for eradication of diseases and improvement of health among poor public.