Our Dean’s Message

Dr. Pratik R. Patel

I/C Dean,
Smt. N.H.L Municipal
Medical College

On behalf of N.H.L. Municipal Medical College faculty and staff, I take this opportunity to welcome you.

Ours is a remarkable; unique premier institution providing excellent clinical education and scientific research training to our students. Since 1963 it has played a major role in training health professional and providing health care to people of Ahmedabad, Gujarat and neighboring States.

Traditionally education; clinical care; community services and research have been the corner stone of our mission.

Our goal is to provide excellent graduate and postgraduate learning experience to outstanding students to become tomorrow’s health care leaders, educators and researchers.

The college is affiliated to Gujarat University and is recognized by Medical Council of India for imparting training for U.G, P.G, Super Specialty & Diploma courses in various medical specialties and super specialties e.g. Medicine; Surgery; Orthopedic; E.N.T., Ophthalmology; Neuro Surgery; Pediatrics’ to name the few.

Two big general hospitals and 2 specialty hospitals having almost 2000 beds are attached to college for clinical training. Our students learn from very talented, renowned and successful Physicians and basic science faculty and physician assistants in an environment of cutting edge clinical practice; scientific discovery and scholarly activity. Students who join our college are eligible to complete their U.G. Course (250 annual intake) and can also join the various postgraduate degree and diploma courses. The college now has a new multispecialty hospital with nearly 1600 beds in single complex with 18 storied and with Helipad facility for air ambulance. This hospital has 1278 general ward beds, 190 ICU beds, 80 emergency beds, 32 Operation theaters, 2 cath labs and 544 capacities for resident doctor accommodation. The hospital ahs green building character and it is first public hospital with EMR and PTS facilities.

We are proud of our tradition of training excellent primary care physicians and consultants. With the new reforms in the UG curriculum to be implemented from 2019 batch, it boosts our mission and vision of producing excellent professionals of first contact with the patients, families and community as a whole. Today there is great opportunity to understand, prevent, control and cure diseases and it is within the context of these limitless possibilities we seek to educate the physicians and scientists for a new millennium.

I wish to inform that this college is today among the top best medical colleges in India.

I wish you the best for your medical career at this prime institute.

With best wishes

Dr. Pratik R. Patel