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General Surgery

Department of General Surgery

  • One of the largest and premier departments of this institute catering to the rural south Indian population.
  • The department was started in 2008.
  • All major and minor surgeries are performed.
  • Endoscopic, laparoscopic and uro-endoscopic surgeries are performed every day.
  • The departmental faculty possess vast teaching experience and surgical skills.
  • MBBS students from 3rd to 9th semester are posted for clinical classes
  • PG training institute with an yearly intake of 4 students.
 

Facilities available

  1. Out-Patient Services
  2. In-Patient Services
  3. Gastro-duodenoscopy
  4. Sigmoidoscopy
  5. Colonoscopy
  6. Laparoscopic Surgery
  7. Minimally Invasive Surgery
  8. Day Care Surgery
  9. Trauma Surgery
  10. Minor and Major Surgeries
  11. Emergency Surgeries
  12. Surgical ICU
  13. Department Library – 220 books
  14. Department Museum

Academic Activities Clinical Teaching – Under Graduate

  • 4th &5th & 9th semesters are attending theory classes from Monday to Saturday. Postings 2 weeks in each semester for 3 hours daily from 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • P.D Clinics, Bedside Clinics and clinical and procedural demonstrations are held.
  • 30 hours of theory lecture classes are conducted for 6th semester students.
  • Post test assessment exams are conducted regularly

Clinical Teaching – Post Graduates

  • Annual Intake of 2 post graduate students started in the year 2017
  • Weekly once Clinical Presentation and  discussion
  • Alternate Saturdays – theory Tests
  • Weekly seminars
  • Weekly journal club
  • Weekly theory classes
  • Monthly quiz for post graduates
  • Every day activities are updated in SBVU designed E-portfolio
  • Peripheral Postings during their second year to MMC, Chennai for 3 months – in leprosy, venereology and occupational dermatology departments
  • They are encouraged to present Paper and Poster presentations in conferences.
  • Encouraged to attend various seminars and CME programs
  • So far our PGs presented 6 papers. 2 in international, 2 in national and 2 in state conferences

Teaching and learning programs

Periodic CMEs are conducted for the benefit of UGs and PGs. Renowned teachers were invited Monthly quiz for postgraduates

Faculty

1.Dr.Jeyakumari jeevan,Professor of Dermatology chaired a session on “Androgenetic alopecia Medical management” by Dr.Jayaraman MD.,DD., & “Non venereal Genital dermatoses” by Dr.Rajesh Rajagopalan in 20th Dermazone south & 7th Cuticon conference Held on 7th October 2016 in Tiruchirapalli.

2.Dr.Jeyakumari jeevan,Professor of Dermatology chaired a session on “Atopic Dermatitis – Managing skin & Beyond” in International conference of Paediatric Dermatology held in Sree Balaji medical college,Chennai on 11th November 2016.

3.Dr.Sowmya naga dogiparthi,assistant professor got selected as article reviewer in prestigious INDIAN DERMATOLOGY ONLINE JOURNAL(pubmed indexed).june 2018

4.Dr.S.Vijayakumar,senior resident got selected as article reviewer in prestigious INDIAN DERMATOLOGY ONLINE JOURNAL(pubmed indexed).Jan 2019

5.Dr.Sowmya dogiparthi ,assistant professor wrote a chapter in IADVL textbook for undergraduates.Book released on 19th January in DERMACON INTERNATIONAL 2019 on 17th-20th january IN BENGALURU conducted by Indian association of Dermatologists,venereologists and leprologists

6.Dr.Jeyakumari jeevan,Professor of Dermatology chaired a session on “IMMUNOFLOURESCENCE IN AUTOIMMUNE BULLOUS DISEASES” in CME ON HISTOPATHOLOGY conducted by Tamilnadu IADVL group & SIG Dermatopathology in Kanchi kamakodi child trust hospital,chennai ON 18TH June 2017.

7.Dr.Jeyakumari jeevan judged a session of Free paper presentation in CUTICON 2019 ,State conference of IADVL held in Chennai on 9 to 11th august 2019.

8. Dr.Jeyakumari jeevan chaired a session on Research in Dermatology – Issues and solutions presented by Dr.Jayadev Betkerur in CUTICON 2019 ,State conference of IADVL held in Chennai on 9 to 11th august 2019

9. Dr.Jeyakumari jeevan chaired a session on Difficult to manage cases – learning from the learned in CUTICON 2019 ,State conference of IADVL held in Chennai on 9 to 11th august 2019

Conferences Organised

The department has organised various Conferences and Workshops

1.CME on viral and fungal infections October 2011 a)Fungal infections by Dr.C.Janaki,professor ,madras medical college Viral infections by Dr.Pushpa gnanaraj ,Associate professor,SRM medical college,Chennai

2.The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology organized a Guest Lecture on “Leprosy – Diagnosis: Overview” on 30.01.2012 to mark the World Leprosy Day for the 6th, 7th and 8th semester students. Resource person Dr.Jeyakar Thomas ,professor and head, Shri balaji medical college,Chennai.

3.AIDS awareness rally December 2014:

4. LEPROSY CME Dept of dermatology , SSSMC&RI, organized Acme on leprosy at conference hall , hospital block on 20/05/2015 between 10am-12.30pm with Dr.Alar shanthi deputy director (leprosy),kanchipuram dist , Dr.Ramani, dist health officer , Dr.V.C.Giri asst director of CLTRI as external expert .

5.LEPROSY CME The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology organised a CME on leprosy clinical spectrum by Dr.R.Madhu of Madras medical college on 30th January 2016 to mark the world leprosy day for Under graduate students.

  • Prof G.Srinivasan , HOD Department of DVL welcomed the gathering. The Dean Dr J.Mohana sundaram gave the inaugural address.
  • Dr Jeyakumari Jeevan ,professor department of DVL introduced the distinguished speaker Dr R.Madhu ,Associate professor department of DVL, Madras medical college. The speaker enlightened the gathering with plethora of clinical pictures from her own collection.
  • The program was concluded with vote of thanks by Dr M.Kandasamy , Assistant professor Department of DVL.

6.PSORIASIS.Department of Dermatology,venereology & Leprosy conducted a CME on “Psoriasis – Basic Essentials” in Sree sathya sai medical college & Research institute.Resource person being Dr.Parimalam kumar,Professor & Head,Deparment of DVL,kilpauk medical college & Goverment royapettah hospital,Chennai on account of world psoriasis day(OCT 30th) on November 2nd,2016.

7.Department of dermatology,venereology & leprosy conducted a poster competition on AIDS awareness for undergraduate students on December 1st 2016 on account of world AIDS day

8.On account of world leprosy day(30-1-17),Department of Dermatology,venereology & leprosy conducted Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign (SLAC) on February 14th 2017.
Speakers From Central Leprosy Teaching and Research Institute CLTRI:

  1. Dr.V.C.Giri, Deputy Director - Epidemiology of Leprosy
  2. Dr. T. Pugazhenthan, MedicalOfficer: - Clinical Aspect of Leprosy
  3. Dr. V.Durai, Assistant Director - DPMR and RCS in Leprosy
  4. Dr.Vijay Bhagat,Assistant Director - NLEP and Recent Advances.

CME followed by clinical demonstration

9. We conducted a CME on ‘Fever with rash’ on October 6th 2017 by Prof Dr.K.Manoharan ,department of DVL Sree Balaji Medical College

10.HIV POSTER PRESENTATION ON 1ST DECEMBER ON WORLD AIDS DAY AND WINNERS WERE DISTRIBUTED WITH AWARDS

11. .Department of DVL conducted a guest lecture on “Leprosy overview” on account of world leprosy day.Dr.Nirmala,Head of occupational dermatoses,Madras medical college presented the topic.Attended by over 40 faculties and 150 students.

12.CME on dermatophytosis conducted by Dermatology and microbiology on 15th November 2018 in SSSMCRI.Guest speakers are Dr.Mathu,mycologist,Madras medical college DR.R.MADHU M.D., D.C.H
SENIOR ASST. PROFESSOR, MYCOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY
RAJIV GANDHI MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
CHENNAI on INTRODUCTION AND CLINICAL FEATURES OF DERMATOPHYTIC INFECTIONS And LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF DERMATOPHYTIC INFECTION
Dr. DR.PREMAMALINI.T. M.D., PhD.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY
SRI RAMACHANDRA MEDICAL COLLEGE
CHENNAI LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF DERMATOPHYTIC INFECTION
3. IMMUNOPATHOGENESIS OF DERMATOPHYTE INFECTIONS
DR.KARTHIKA JAYAKUMAR M.D,
ASSOCIATE DEAN OF RESEARCH AND HOD DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY
SHRI SATHYA SAI MEDICAL COLLEGE
AMMAPETTAI

13.Clinical demonstration of leprosy and demonstration of prosthesis.Speakers from central leprosy training and research institute,thirumani on 12-2-2019

14. CME conducted on 24/9/2019 on pregnancy dermatoses and neonatal & paediatric dermatoses.Guest speakers are Dr.U.R.Dhanalakshmi professor and head (RETD) from madras medical college and Dr.Parimalam kumar,professor and Head Stanley medical college,Chennai.

PRESENTATIONS IN CONFERENCES:

1.Dr.Sai preethi presented a paper on Cutaneous tuberculosis in 3 year old in International conference of dermatopathology – conducted in shree balaji medical college,chennai.

2.Dr.Anupama Devi presented a paper on  “Fixed drug eruptions” collection of cases. Dr.Anupama PG 2nd year, attended state conference of Indian academy of Dermatology,venereology & Leprosy (cuticon 2018) held in kodaikannal on 6,7,8th july 2018.

3.Dr.Anupama devi,PG second year presented a case of trichorrhexis nodosa in annual conference of Teledermatology held on 19-8-2018 in Hotel savera,Chennai.She got second prize for the same.

4.Dr.Sai preethi,PG second year presented a paper on Graham little piccardi lasseur syndrome in annual conference of Teledermatology held on 19-8-2018 in Hotel savera,Chennai.

5.Dr.Sai preethi presented a paper on “Herpes Iris of Bateman”  in “International conference of Emergency Dermatology” held on September 14th  2018 in Shree balaji medical college,Chennai.

6..Dr.Sai preethi postgraduate 2nd year gave an awareness speech on Leprosy for the general public in thirukazhunkundram camp on account of world leprosy day 30-1-2019

7.Dr.S.vijayakumar,senior resident presented a rare case of vesicobullous erythema multiforme in Indian medical association meeting(porur branch)  held in porur chennai on 28-12-2018

  1. 2nd year postgraduate student Dr.Sasi got second prize in award paper presentation ( En coup de sabre morphea with Jessners lymphocytic infiltrate) in National Teledermatology conference held in Hotel Savera on 21st july 2019.
  2. Dr.Divya PG 2nd year presented a paper on True tuberculoid Hansen in 10 year old in National Teledermatology conference held in Hotel Savera on 21st july 2019.
  3. Dr.Sai preethi PG 3rd year presented a paper on Reactive perforating collagenosis in chronic kidney disease patient in National Teledermatology conference held in Hotel Savera on 21st july 2019.

11..Dr.Sai preethi PG 3rd year presented a E poster on Familial Ectrodactyly cleft palate syndrome in CUTICON 2019 ,State conference of IADVL held in Chennai on 9 to 11th august 2019.

12.Dr.Anupama Devi, PG 3rd year presented a E poster on Erythrokeratoderma variabilis in CUTICON 2019 ,State conference of IADVL held in Chennai on 9 to 11th august 2019.

Clinical Activities

Apart from routine clinical work, specialty clinics are conducted every day as per a pre designed schedule.

Regular camps are conducted for the benefit of the rural patients.

24/7 availability of a qualified and skilled surgeon in the Hospital.

All emergency surgeries are done.

Advanced endoscopic and laparoscopic surgeries are done.

In addition, the following activities are:

  1. Speciality Camp Visits
  2. Breast Clinic
  3. Urology Clinic
  4. Vascular Surgery Clinic
  5. Endocrinology Clinic
  6. Diabetic Foot Clinic
  7. Ongoing Research Projects – 14
  8. CME Seminars
  9. Guest Lectures
  10. Journal Club
  11. Under Graduate & Post Graduate Teaching
  12. Surgical Skills Workshop

Academic Activities

Clinical Teaching – Under Graduate
  • 150 students are admitted every year
  • Around 420 students (4th & 5th , 6th & 7th, 8th & 9th semesters) attend theory classes from Monday to Saturday.
  • On an average, 100 students attend practical classes every day.
  • The students are divided into small groups and posted in 5 clinical units.
  • P.D Clinics, Bedside Clinics and clinical Demonstrations are held.
  • Practical classes including presentations and case discussions are being conducted for the 9th, 8th, 7th, 6th and 3rd semester students on all working days.
  • 24 weeks of clinical posting is conducted, for 3 hours daily from 9.30am to 12.30am.
  • More than 300 hours of theory lecture classes are conducted separately for 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th semester students.
  • Group discussions are conducted every Monday from 2 pm to 4 pm for Final year MBBS Students
  • Symposiums / Seminars are conducted every week for MBBS students
  • Internal assessment exams are conducted regularly

Clinical Teaching – CRRI

  • End postings clinical and theory exams are compulsorily conducted every two months for every batch.
  • We are conducting orientation training programs for CRRI’s in the Department at the beginning of internship.
  • Two months training in General Surgery including Anaesthesia.
  • They are trained in Operative Procedures and are given live skills training under supervision
  • Management of injuries and surgical emergencies is taught
  • Weekly CRRI Seminars and case presentations
  • Monthly Suturing Workshops
  • Case based bedside Topic Discussion
  • Patient specific follow up – Rapport building
  • Encouraged to present interesting cases in the CSF meetings

Clinical Teaching – Post Graduates

  • Annual Intake of 4 post graduate students
  • Intensive Clinical training of 3 years duration
  • Post graduates trained under ENTRUSTATBLE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Weekly thrice Clinical Presentation and case discussion
  • Alternate Saturdays - Journal Club & EBM sessions
  • Weekly seminars
  • Weekly once Group Discussion
  • They assist in all major surgeries
  • Perform under supervision various minor and major surgeries independently
  • Confidence Building Measures – Independent Case handling and patient counseling under supervision
  • Every day activities are updated in SBVU designed E-portfolio with their concerned unit chiefs and under their guidance
  • They are encouraged to present Paper and Poster presentations in conferences.
  • Encouraged to attend various seminars and CME programs
  • Peripheral Postings during their second year to MMC, Chennai for 6 months - Super Specialty training in various departments
  • Laparoscopy training for all post graduates
  • Endoscopy [OGD scopy and Colonoscopy] training

Teaching and learning programs

  • Academic Schedule is prepared in advance according to syllabus and theory classes are taken by faculties.
  • Teaching Methods:
    • Power point projections
    • OHP projections
    • Audio-Visual aids
    • Clinical Demonstrations
    • Bedside Clinics
    • Small group teaching
    • Role plays
    • Quizzes
    • Surgical Procedure Demonstration
  • Students are evaluated periodically by monthly cycle tests in theory and Clinical Evaluation tests in clinical postings.
  • Internal assessment examination (Theory and Practical) is conducted for final MBBS students.
  • Students performance are evaluated and feedback given to the students and their parents to improve academic performance.

Research Focus

All faculty and PGs are encouraged to publish all interesting case reports regularly.

Faculties are involved in active original research and necessary support is provided at the departmental and institutional level.

All PG thesis projects have been selected and assigned keeping in mind the areas of societal importance. All thesis projects will be published before they attend their final exams.