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St. John's Medical College

Region: Karnataka Country: India

Started in 1963 by the Catholic Bishop's Conference of India, St. John's has grown to be listed as one of the top medical educational institutions in the country. The Supreme Court of India, granting the privilege of conducting its own entrance test, declared St. John's Medical College as standing on a different footing altogether among the private medical colleges in the matter of admissions made strictly on the basis of merit. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council, a Review Committee of the University Grants Commission, has recognized the excellence of St. John's Medical College and Hospital and accorded it with a 5 star grading.

Reaching Out to the Medically Unreached
St. John's Medical College offers graduate, postgraduate, diploma and super specialty degrees recognized by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore, Karnataka. The mission orientation of the institution is to train healthcare professionals, especially to serve in the medically underserved areas of the country. Medical students execute a bond to serve in such areas for two years after their graduation. About 25% of them are permanently working in remote areas, and are committed to addressing the desperate health needs of these unreached rural populations.

At present, a total of 726 students are undergoing their training in Medicine and Paramedical courses. A total of 608 staff, both teaching and non-teaching are on the payroll of the College and rendering their services to the best of their abilities. Alumni and faculty of the institution hold eminent positions in various fields associated with medicine and health care, nationally and internationally.

The high quality of academic and research work undertaken by the qualified and dedicated teaching staff of the college has attracted grants from different parts of the world. The present number of 367 teaching staff work in the Preclinical, Paraclinical, Clinical and Super-specialty departments of the college and hospital. They are:Photo of Road to Medical College

Preclinical Departments

Anatomy, Biochemistry, Clinical Biochemistry, Physiology

Paraclinical Departments

Forensic Medicine, Microbiology, Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Pharmacology

Clinical Departments

Anaesthesiology, Community Medicine, Dermatology, Dental Surgery, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Paediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PMR), Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (ENT), Radiology

Super-Specialty Departments

Cardiology, Cardiac Thoracic surgery, Gastroenterology, Gynaecologic Oncology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Paediatirc Surgery, Pain and Palliative Care Unit, Plastic Reconstructive surgery & Burns, Urology

St.John's Medical College Hospital is a tertiary medical service centre with 1200 beds. It offers specialty and super specialty services, including state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities to ensure the delivery of holistic patient care. The hospital is staffed with dedicated and highly competent members of the medical fraternity along with trained personnel who work with sophisticated state-of-the-art equipment. Annual patient statistics report of 2007 (January to December) shows a total of 5,03,274 outpatients registered, with a daily average of 1379. The total number of new outpatients registered during this period was 1,34,803. The total number of admissions made was 46,609, with a daily average of 128.

Started on December 8, 1975, St.John's Medical College Hospital now has 24 full-fledged departments to provide specialty and super specialty services. These include:

Specialty Services

Anaesthesiology, Clinical Nutrition, Clinical Psychology, Dental Surgery, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorinolaryngology (ENT), Paediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry

Super-Specialty Services

Cardiology, Chest Medicine, Cardiac Thoracic surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynaecologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Pain and Palliative Care Unit, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery & Burns, Urology including Endourology, Renal transplantation and Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction

Diagnostic Facilities

Diagnostic facilities like C.T. Scan, Radio-Therapy and fully-equipped laboratory facilities with Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Histopathology labs and a Blood Bank are now made available in the campus. The diagnostic laboratories of the college and hospital have been granted accreditation with the ISO 15189:2003 standards by the National Accreditation Board for Laboratories (NABL) of the Department of Science and Technology.

The fully-functional, ably-staffed and well-equipped Supportive and Ancillary services of the hospital also play a major role in the operation of the hospital. The hospital has 13 Supportive service departments and 4 Ancillary service departments. They are:

Supportive Service Departments

Accounts & Establishment, Billing, Central Stores, Dietary, Housekeeping, Information Desk, Information Technology, Laundry, Linen, Maintenance, Personnel, Public Relations & Corporate Relations and Security & Transport

Ancillary Service Departments

Central Sterile Supplies (CSSD), Family Welfare and Fertility Studies and Hospital Annexe

Specialized Services

Specialized services like Outpatient Services, Day Care, The Operating Department, Medical Records and Pharmacy, ably provide their services to the public and the local community. The needs of the underprivileged, the poor and the needy are catered to by the dedicated team of social workers in the Medico-Social Work (MSW) department of the hospital.

St. John's Medical College Degree Programs :


  • Bachelor Degree
  • MBBS
  • Master Degree
  • MD - General Medicine
  • MD - Paediatrics
  • MD - Dermatology
  • MD - Physiology
  • MD - Community Medicine
  • MD - Microbiology
  • MS - General Surgery
  • MS - ENT
  • MS - Orthopaedics
  • MS - Ophthalmology
  • MD - TB & Chest Diseases
  • MD - Psychiatry
  • MD - Radiodiagnosis
  • MD - Emergency Medicine
  • MD - Pathology
  • MD - Biochemistry
  • MD - Anaesthesiology
  • MS - Anatomy
  • MD - Skin & V.D
  • DM - Cardiology
  • DM - Endocrinology
  • DM - Gastroenterology
  • DM - Nephrology
  • MCH Urology
  • MCH Plastic Surgery
  • MCH Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • M.Ch Neurosurgery
  • M.Ch Paediatric Surgery
  • Diploma Programmes

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St.John's Medical College Anthem

St.Johns Medical College Anthem: rendition by Batch of 2007 Acapella team at Xandrin Records and Studio

Contact Details

Address: St.John's National Academy of Health Sciences, Sarjapur Road
Bangalore, Karnataka State, India, 560 034


0091 80 - 22065101

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